Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 844 857 816
Rank change year-on-year +13 -41 +20
Contract jobs citing HipChat 1 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.031% 0.020%
As % of the Applications category 0.013% 0.35% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 15
UK median daily rate - £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £750 £500
% change year-on-year - +50.00% -
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 7,488 8,866 8,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.23% 8.80% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,408 5,354 4,704
UK median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £145 £145 £150
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 622 761 733
UK median hourly rate £16.74 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £10.82 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.13 £38.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%

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
Top 2 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 20 May 2019. 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
London +30 1 - -
England +27 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line

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 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian