Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for HipChat skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HipChat over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HipChat
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 857 821 849
Rank change year-on-year -36 +28 +46
Contract jobs citing HipChat 34 19 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.020% 0.050%
As % of the Applications category 0.39% 0.23% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 35
UK median daily rate £525 £600 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +18.81% +18.82%
10th Percentile £363 £366 £376
90th Percentile £850 £708 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £444 -
% change year-on-year +35.21% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

HipChat is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8,770 8,355 10,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.47% 8.79% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,247 4,860 6,087
UK median daily rate £370 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +0.74%
10th Percentile £145 £150 £153
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £321
% change year-on-year +3.85% +1.40% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 799 734 872
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.60 £43.75 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.57 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.77% -9.09% +13.79%

HipChat
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HipChat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HipChat in the UK

HipChat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HipChat.

Contractor daily rate trend for HipChat in the UK

HipChat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HipChat over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HipChat in the UK

HipChat
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HipChat within the UK over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 33 £563 -6.25% 2
UK excluding London -9 19 £600 +35.21% 1
London -33 14 £563 -6.25% 1
South East - 11 £400 -
East of England +8 3 £850 - 1
North of England -20 3 £375 -
North West - 3 £375 -
Midlands -6 2 £450 +16.13%
East Midlands - 2 £450 -

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HipChat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for HipChat.

1 34 (100.00%) JIRA
1 34 (100.00%) Confluence
2 31 (91.18%) Atlassian
3 25 (73.53%) Bitbucket
4 23 (67.65%) Python
5 21 (61.76%) DevOps
6 20 (58.82%) Kubernetes
6 20 (58.82%) Bash Shell
7 19 (55.88%) Docker
7 19 (55.88%) Sonatype Nexus
8 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (47.06%) Jenkins
9 16 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (38.24%) Unix
11 12 (35.29%) Groovy
12 11 (32.35%) Ansible
12 11 (32.35%) Ruby
12 11 (32.35%) Linux
12 11 (32.35%) Configuration Management
13 10 (29.41%) Maven
14 9 (26.47%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 9 (26.47%) Rancher
14 9 (26.47%) Terraform
14 9 (26.47%) Relational Database
14 9 (26.47%) Analytics
14 9 (26.47%) iPad
14 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
14 9 (26.47%) RDBMS
14 9 (26.47%) Java
14 9 (26.47%) MySQL

HipChat
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (100.00%) Confluence
2 5 (14.71%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.82%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (5.88%) Mattermost
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
5 1 (2.94%) CMS
5 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 16 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (11.76%) PaaS
4 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.94%) CloudBees
4 1 (2.94%) GitHub
4 1 (2.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (2.94%) OpenVPN
1 1 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) MySQL
1 9 (26.47%) RDBMS
1 9 (26.47%) Relational Database
2 8 (23.53%) DB2
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
3 7 (20.59%) Big Data
3 7 (20.59%) Hadoop
4 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (100.00%) JIRA
2 25 (73.53%) Bitbucket
3 19 (55.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 16 (47.06%) Jenkins
5 10 (29.41%) Maven
6 7 (20.59%) Checkstyle
7 6 (17.65%) Apache Ivy
7 6 (17.65%) Gradle
8 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
9 4 (11.76%) FishEye
9 4 (11.76%) MSI
10 2 (5.88%) Artifactory
10 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (5.88%) Cobertura
10 2 (5.88%) ScriptRunner
10 2 (5.88%) SonarQube
11 1 (2.94%) Arsenale Dataplane
11 1 (2.94%) Calabash
11 1 (2.94%) JIRA Agile
11 1 (2.94%) Liquibase
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) AWS DevOps
3 10 (29.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) SIEM Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Splunk Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) AWS Expert
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) JIRA Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) JIRA Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) REST
2 6 (17.65%) Anaconda
3 5 (14.71%) .NET
4 4 (11.76%) JSON
4 4 (11.76%) Middleware
4 4 (11.76%) OAuth
4 4 (11.76%) SAML
4 4 (11.76%) Web Services
4 4 (11.76%) XML
5 3 (8.82%) boto
6 2 (5.88%) CSS
6 2 (5.88%) HTML
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (2.94%) MCollective
7 1 (2.94%) Node.js
7 1 (2.94%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) iPad
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Wiki
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Unix
2 11 (32.35%) Linux
3 6 (17.65%) Solaris
4 4 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (5.88%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) DevOps
2 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) Configuration Management
4 9 (26.47%) Analytics
4 9 (26.47%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
5 8 (23.53%) Migration
6 7 (20.59%) Behavioural Analytics
6 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (20.59%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (20.59%) Incident Management
6 7 (20.59%) SIEM
7 6 (17.65%) Case Management
7 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (14.71%) Scrum
8 5 (14.71%) SDLC
9 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (11.76%) SOA
10 3 (8.82%) Kanban
10 3 (8.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) Python
2 20 (58.82%) Bash Shell
3 12 (35.29%) Groovy
4 11 (32.35%) Ruby
5 9 (26.47%) Java
6 5 (14.71%) C#
7 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
7 4 (11.76%) SQL
8 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.94%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) GCP
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Docker
2 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Postfix
3 1 (2.94%) Squid
3 1 (2.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (58.82%) Kubernetes
2 11 (32.35%) Ansible
3 9 (26.47%) Rancher
3 9 (26.47%) Terraform
4 8 (23.53%) Puppet
5 7 (20.59%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (20.59%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (17.65%) Mesos
6 6 (17.65%) yum
7 2 (5.88%) Kibana
8 1 (2.94%) HP Fortify
8 1 (2.94%) logstash
8 1 (2.94%) Packer
8 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (91.18%) Atlassian
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle
3 8 (23.53%) Sonatype
4 7 (20.59%) Cloudera
4 7 (20.59%) IBM
4 7 (20.59%) McAfee
4 7 (20.59%) ServiceNow
4 7 (20.59%) Splunk
4 7 (20.59%) Symantec
5 4 (11.76%) Blue Coat
5 4 (11.76%) Infoblox
5 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.88%) Google
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.94%) SAP
7 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.94%) VMware