Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 6 months to 23 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.

Atlassian JIRA
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 29 48
Rank change year-on-year -17 +19 +21
Contract jobs citing JIRA 44 68 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.36% 6.19% 3.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.14% 36.76% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 9
West Sussex median daily rate £438 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.03% -3.13% +33.33%
10th Percentile £258 £310 £251
90th Percentile £500 £533 £543
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - £42.50 -
South East median hourly rate £36.00 £39.37 £42.50
% change year-on-year -8.56% -7.36% +6.25%

JIRA is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 175 185 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 17.33% 16.83% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 94 88
West Sussex median daily rate £438 £411 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.50% +17.50% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £297 £251
90th Percentile £613 £576 £463
South East median daily rate £438 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +8.02% +8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 1
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £42.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.47% -3.41% -9.74%
10th Percentile £42.50 £34.50 £42.00
90th Percentile £66.75 £45.87 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% -6.82% +17.33%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in West Sussex

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in West Sussex

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in West Sussex over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in West Sussex

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in West Sussex

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 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
Worthing -10 30 £460 +12.20% 1
Crawley -10 4 £250 -35.48% 2
Gatwick -6 3 £325 -13.33%
East Grinstead - 3 £275 -
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (75.00%) Confluence
3 29 (65.91%) Test Automation
4 28 (63.64%) Scrum
5 21 (47.73%) Java
6 18 (40.91%) Scala
7 17 (38.64%) RESTful
8 16 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
8 16 (36.36%) Exploratory Testing
9 15 (34.09%) Web Services
10 14 (31.82%) REST
10 14 (31.82%) User Stories
11 13 (29.55%) SoapUI
11 13 (29.55%) MVC
11 13 (29.55%) SQL
11 13 (29.55%) Spring
12 12 (27.27%) Subversion
12 12 (27.27%) Kanban
13 11 (25.00%) Groovy
13 11 (25.00%) QA
13 11 (25.00%) Selenium
13 11 (25.00%) Atlassian
13 11 (25.00%) CSS
13 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
13 11 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
13 11 (25.00%) API Testing
14 10 (22.73%) Defect Management
14 10 (22.73%) Acceptance Criteria
14 10 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 33 (75.00%) Confluence
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (11.36%) CMS
4 4 (9.09%) Documentum
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (9.09%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.27%) Flinto
2 1 (2.27%) InVision
2 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Maximo
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (9.09%) SAP CO
1 4 (9.09%) SAP FI
1 4 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (9.09%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) BrowserStack
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
1 1 (2.27%) Lucidchart
1 1 (2.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 13 (29.55%) SoapUI
3 12 (27.27%) Subversion
4 11 (25.00%) Selenium
5 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
5 9 (20.45%) JUnit
6 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
7 4 (9.09%) Maven
8 3 (6.82%) Gatling
9 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.27%) Axure RP
10 1 (2.27%) Hudson
10 1 (2.27%) Protractor
10 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.27%) Travis CI
10 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) Analyst
3 11 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Scala Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Tester
5 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) QA Tester
8 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Developer in Test
8 3 (6.82%) Java Scala Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Test Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Angular Developer
9 2 (4.55%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) RESTful
2 15 (34.09%) Web Services
3 14 (31.82%) REST
4 13 (29.55%) Spring
5 11 (25.00%) CSS
6 10 (22.73%) HTML
6 10 (22.73%) JSON
7 9 (20.45%) Ajax
7 9 (20.45%) CSS3
7 9 (20.45%) Django
7 9 (20.45%) Guice
7 9 (20.45%) HTML5
7 9 (20.45%) Play Framework
7 9 (20.45%) Ruby on Rails
7 9 (20.45%) Spring MVC
8 8 (18.18%) Gherkin
9 4 (9.09%) JMS
9 4 (9.09%) JPA
9 4 (9.09%) SOAP
9 4 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Reference Data
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Blog
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (65.91%) Test Automation
3 28 (63.64%) Scrum
4 16 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (36.36%) Exploratory Testing
5 14 (31.82%) User Stories
6 13 (29.55%) MVC
7 12 (27.27%) Kanban
8 11 (25.00%) API Testing
8 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 11 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
9 10 (22.73%) Acceptance Criteria
9 10 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (22.73%) Defect Management
9 10 (22.73%) Performance Testing
10 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
10 9 (20.45%) OWASP
10 9 (20.45%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
10 9 (20.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Java
2 18 (40.91%) Scala
3 13 (29.55%) SQL
4 11 (25.00%) Groovy
5 10 (22.73%) Ruby
6 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.82%) C#
9 2 (4.55%) C
9 2 (4.55%) Python
9 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (11.36%) ISEB
3 4 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 9 (20.45%) Google
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle
4 5 (11.36%) HP
4 5 (11.36%) SAP
5 2 (4.55%) Tableau
6 1 (2.27%) CA Agile Central