Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 849 804 829
Rank change year-on-year -45 +25 +21
Contract jobs citing HipChat 31 33 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.036% 0.048%
As % of the Applications category 0.35% 0.41% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 46
UK median daily rate £450 £510 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +4.62% +14.71%
10th Percentile £288 £363 £363
90th Percentile £850 £638 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £438 -
% change year-on-year +71.43% - -
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 8,769 8,078 10,389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.68% 8.86% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,295 4,743 6,200
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +2.34% +1.33%
10th Percentile £143 £150 £150
90th Percentile £555 £538 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 772 755 920
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.73% +7.33%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £37.61 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +14.29%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -49 30 £475 -6.86% 5
UK excluding London -9 18 £750 +71.43% 4
London -60 12 £425 -19.05% 1
South East - 10 - - 3
East of England -1 3 £850 - 1
North of England -5 3 £375 -
North West - 3 £375 -
Midlands -12 2 £450 +20.00%
East Midlands - 2 £450 -

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (100.00%) JIRA
2 30 (96.77%) Confluence
3 26 (83.87%) Atlassian
4 19 (61.29%) Bash Shell
4 19 (61.29%) Bitbucket
4 19 (61.29%) Python
4 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (61.29%) DevOps
5 17 (54.84%) Docker
5 17 (54.84%) Kubernetes
5 17 (54.84%) Sonatype Nexus
6 15 (48.39%) Jenkins
7 13 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (38.71%) Ruby
8 12 (38.71%) Unix
9 11 (35.48%) Java
9 11 (35.48%) Analytics
10 10 (32.26%) MySQL
11 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
11 9 (29.03%) iPad
11 9 (29.03%) Groovy
11 9 (29.03%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 8 (25.81%) Behavioural Analytics
12 8 (25.81%) Ansible
12 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
12 8 (25.81%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (25.81%) Splunk
12 8 (25.81%) SIEM
12 8 (25.81%) Cloudera
12 8 (25.81%) Big Data

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 30 (96.77%) Confluence
2 6 (19.35%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) PaaS
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.23%) GitHub
4 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (3.23%) OpenVPN
1 1 (3.23%) Skype
1 1 (3.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) MySQL
2 8 (25.81%) Big Data
2 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
3 6 (19.35%) DB2
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
3 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
3 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (100.00%) JIRA
2 19 (61.29%) Bitbucket
3 17 (54.84%) Sonatype Nexus
4 15 (48.39%) Jenkins
5 8 (25.81%) Maven
6 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
7 5 (16.13%) Checkstyle
7 5 (16.13%) MSI
8 4 (12.90%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (12.90%) Gradle
9 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
9 2 (6.45%) SonarQube
10 1 (3.23%) Ant
10 1 (3.23%) Arsenale Dataplane
10 1 (3.23%) Calabash
10 1 (3.23%) Capybara
10 1 (3.23%) JUnit
10 1 (3.23%) Selenium
10 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
10 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) AWS DevOps
3 9 (29.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Security Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Splunk Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (9.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (9.68%) SIEM Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.45%) AWS Expert
7 2 (6.45%) Tester
8 1 (3.23%) JIRA Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) JIRA Expert
8 1 (3.23%) Junior DevOps
8 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Anaconda
2 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) REST
3 5 (16.13%) JSON
3 5 (16.13%) OAuth
3 5 (16.13%) SAML
3 5 (16.13%) Web Services
3 5 (16.13%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) Middleware
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) boto
5 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.23%) MCollective
5 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) iPad
2 3 (9.68%) Wiki
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Unix
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Windows
4 4 (12.90%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (61.29%) DevOps
2 11 (35.48%) Analytics
3 9 (29.03%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
4 8 (25.81%) Behavioural Analytics
4 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
4 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (25.81%) Incident Management
4 8 (25.81%) Migration
4 8 (25.81%) SIEM
5 7 (22.58%) Case Management
5 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) SOA
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.68%) Kanban
8 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (9.68%) SDLC
9 2 (6.45%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Bash Shell
1 19 (61.29%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) Ruby
3 11 (35.48%) Java
4 9 (29.03%) Groovy
5 7 (22.58%) C#
6 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
6 5 (16.13%) SQL
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) GCP
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Docker
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Postfix
3 1 (3.23%) Squid
3 1 (3.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) Kubernetes
2 8 (25.81%) Ansible
2 8 (25.81%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (22.58%) Rancher
4 6 (19.35%) Terraform
5 5 (16.13%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (16.13%) Puppet
6 4 (12.90%) Mesos
6 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (12.90%) yum
7 1 (3.23%) HP Fortify
7 1 (3.23%) Kibana
7 1 (3.23%) logstash
7 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Atlassian
2 8 (25.81%) Cloudera
2 8 (25.81%) IBM
2 8 (25.81%) McAfee
2 8 (25.81%) ServiceNow
2 8 (25.81%) Splunk
2 8 (25.81%) Symantec
3 7 (22.58%) Oracle
4 6 (19.35%) Sonatype
5 5 (16.13%) Blue Coat
5 5 (16.13%) Infoblox
5 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.45%) Sitecore
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.23%) SAP
7 1 (3.23%) VMware