Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 879 828 785
Rank change year-on-year -51 -43 +98
Contract jobs citing HipChat 12 37 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.037% 0.11%
As % of the Applications category 0.14% 0.42% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 30
UK median daily rate £563 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +53.85%
10th Percentile £359 £419 £359
90th Percentile £695 £700 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £530 -
% change year-on-year -24.53% - -
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 8,646 8,724 9,718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.38% 8.79% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,135 5,236 5,704
UK median daily rate £368 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £145 £145 £149
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 795 678 964
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 £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.71 £38.15 £40.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.09
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.77% +10.97%

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 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HipChat in the UK

HipChat
Top 5 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 17 October 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 -48 12 £563 +2.27% 4
London -22 9 £600 +9.09% 1
UK excluding London -22 3 £400 -24.53% 3
East of England -6 2 £525 -20.75%
South East -6 1 £400 - 2

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 12 (100.00%) JIRA
1 12 (100.00%) Confluence
2 9 (75.00%) Atlassian
2 9 (75.00%) Bitbucket
3 8 (66.67%) Python
4 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) DevOps
5 6 (50.00%) Ansible
5 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (50.00%) Puppet
5 6 (50.00%) Kubernetes
5 6 (50.00%) Terraform
6 5 (41.67%) Sonatype
6 5 (41.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (41.67%) Rancher
6 5 (41.67%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (41.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (41.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (41.67%) Docker
6 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
6 5 (41.67%) FishEye
6 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (41.67%) Unix
6 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) Maven
7 4 (33.33%) Checkstyle
7 4 (33.33%) Groovy

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 12 (100.00%) Confluence
2 4 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (25.00%) Mattermost
4 2 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (8.33%) CMS
5 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (41.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (8.33%) CloudBees
3 1 (8.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SSH
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (8.33%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) DB2
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) JIRA
2 9 (75.00%) Bitbucket
3 5 (41.67%) FishEye
3 5 (41.67%) Maven
3 5 (41.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (33.33%) Artifactory
4 4 (33.33%) Checkstyle
4 4 (33.33%) Cobertura
4 4 (33.33%) Gradle
5 3 (25.00%) ScriptRunner
6 2 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 1 (8.33%) Ant
7 1 (8.33%) Capybara
7 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (8.33%) JUnit
7 1 (8.33%) Selenium
7 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA Developer
2 2 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) boto
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (8.33%) MCollective
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Native
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Derivative
3 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (8.33%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (8.33%) RancherOS
5 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
1 7 (58.33%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) Workflow
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Groovy
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Go
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Postfix
2 1 (8.33%) Squid
2 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Ansible
1 6 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
1 6 (50.00%) Terraform
2 5 (41.67%) Docker Swarm
2 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (41.67%) Rancher
3 4 (33.33%) Mesos
3 4 (33.33%) yum
4 2 (16.67%) Kibana
5 1 (8.33%) logstash
5 1 (8.33%) Packer
5 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Atlassian
2 5 (41.67%) Sonatype
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Google
5 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (8.33%) VMware