Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 821 747 833
Rank change year-on-year -74 +86 -
Contract jobs citing HipChat 34 106 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.11% 0.031%
As % of the Applications category 0.39% 1.20% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 31
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +10.99% -
10th Percentile £372 £453 £363
90th Percentile £683 £592 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +73.33% +3.45% -
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 8,831 8,804 10,969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.81% 9.08% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,422 5,173 6,417
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £140 £145 £153
90th Percentile £560 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.92% - +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 726 907 1,034
UK median hourly rate £15.33 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.10% - +3.33%
10th Percentile £10.24 £10.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.20 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

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 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HipChat in the UK

HipChat
Top 7 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 19 January 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 -75 34 £525 +5.00% 8
London -105 26 £525 +5.00% 5
UK excluding London +2 8 £650 +73.33% 3
East of England - 6 £663 - 1
Midlands +4 1 £410 +9.33%
West Midlands +3 1 £410 +9.33%
South East - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HipChat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for HipChat.

1 32 (94.12%) JIRA
2 29 (85.29%) DevOps
3 28 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (79.41%) Confluence
4 27 (79.41%) Linux
5 26 (76.47%) Python
6 23 (67.65%) Atlassian
7 22 (64.71%) Docker
8 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (58.82%) Kubernetes
10 19 (55.88%) Bitbucket
10 19 (55.88%) Configuration Management
11 18 (52.94%) Ansible
12 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
12 15 (44.12%) Sonatype Nexus
13 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
13 14 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (41.18%) MySQL
13 14 (41.18%) Unix
14 13 (38.24%) Solaris
14 13 (38.24%) Scrum
15 12 (35.29%) Rancher
15 12 (35.29%) Docker Swarm
15 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (35.29%) Oracle
16 11 (32.35%) Java
16 11 (32.35%) DB2
16 11 (32.35%) GCP
16 11 (32.35%) RDBMS
16 11 (32.35%) Puppet

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 27 (79.41%) Confluence
2 11 (32.35%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (17.65%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
5 1 (2.94%) CMS
5 1 (2.94%) Jetty
5 1 (2.94%) nginx
5 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (32.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (32.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (23.53%) SaaS
5 6 (17.65%) PaaS
6 5 (14.71%) IaaS
7 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.94%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.94%) CloudFront
7 1 (2.94%) GitHub
7 1 (2.94%) Route 53
7 1 (2.94%) Serverless
7 1 (2.94%) Slack
7 1 (2.94%) Trello
7 1 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) DNS
2 6 (17.65%) DHCP
2 6 (17.65%) VPN
3 5 (14.71%) Firewall
3 5 (14.71%) LAN
3 5 (14.71%) MPLS
3 5 (14.71%) Network Security
3 5 (14.71%) VLAN
3 5 (14.71%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.94%) OpenVPN
4 1 (2.94%) Skype
4 1 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) MySQL
1 14 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (32.35%) DB2
2 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database
2 11 (32.35%) RDBMS
2 11 (32.35%) Relational Database
3 9 (26.47%) MongoDB
4 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.94%) Big Data
6 1 (2.94%) HDInsight
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (94.12%) JIRA
2 19 (55.88%) Bitbucket
3 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
3 15 (44.12%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (26.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 7 (20.59%) Maven
7 5 (14.71%) git-flow
8 2 (5.88%) Gradle
9 1 (2.94%) Ant
9 1 (2.94%) Checkstyle
9 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.94%) JUnit
9 1 (2.94%) Mocha
9 1 (2.94%) MSI
9 1 (2.94%) Protractor
9 1 (2.94%) Selenium
9 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (14.71%) Billing
2 4 (11.76%) Music Industry
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (41.18%) AWS DevOps
2 14 (41.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 14 (41.18%) AWS Engineer
2 14 (41.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 13 (38.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 13 (38.24%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (23.53%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Solaris Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) AWS Expert
6 1 (2.94%) Banking Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) IT Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Junior
6 1 (2.94%) Junior DevOps
6 1 (2.94%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior IT Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Splunk Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) boto
2 8 (23.53%) Node.js
3 6 (17.65%) JSON
4 4 (11.76%) Middleware
5 2 (5.88%) .NET
5 2 (5.88%) HTML
5 2 (5.88%) HTML5
5 2 (5.88%) Sass
6 1 (2.94%) Akka
6 1 (2.94%) CSS
6 1 (2.94%) CSS3
6 1 (2.94%) Highcharts JS
6 1 (2.94%) MCollective
6 1 (2.94%) React
6 1 (2.94%) REST
6 1 (2.94%) SAML
6 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.94%) Swagger
6 1 (2.94%) Web Services
6 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
1 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Linux
2 14 (41.18%) Unix
3 13 (38.24%) Solaris
4 2 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (2.94%) CentOS
5 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) DevOps
2 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (55.88%) Configuration Management
4 13 (38.24%) Scrum
5 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
6 8 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (17.65%) Kanban
7 6 (17.65%) Open Source
8 5 (14.71%) Capacity Management
8 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.82%) Analytics
10 3 (8.82%) SDLC
11 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
12 1 (2.94%) Case Management
12 1 (2.94%) Coaching
12 1 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
12 1 (2.94%) Front End Development
12 1 (2.94%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) Python
2 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
3 11 (32.35%) Java
4 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
5 5 (14.71%) Groovy
6 2 (5.88%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) R
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
7 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) GCP
2 1 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Postfix
3 1 (2.94%) Squid
3 1 (2.94%) vCloud
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (58.82%) Kubernetes
2 18 (52.94%) Ansible
3 12 (35.29%) Docker Swarm
3 12 (35.29%) Rancher
4 11 (32.35%) Mesos
4 11 (32.35%) Puppet
5 10 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (23.53%) Terraform
7 6 (17.65%) ZABBIX
8 5 (14.71%) Nagios
9 1 (2.94%) Kibana
9 1 (2.94%) logstash
9 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (2.94%) SCCM
9 1 (2.94%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Atlassian
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) Sonatype
4 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.94%) Databricks
4 1 (2.94%) Infoblox
4 1 (2.94%) McAfee
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.94%) Proofpoint
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) Splunk
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec
4 1 (2.94%) VMware