Period
to 19 April 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 19 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.

Atlassian JIRA
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 30 28
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +50
Contract jobs citing JIRA 57 68 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.86% 6.67% 7.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.64% 36.36% 40.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 20
West Sussex median daily rate £444 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.82% +41.67%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £251
90th Percentile £525 £538 £537
South East median daily rate £438 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +6.83% +9.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £44.19 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.42% +0.99% -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%

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 199 187 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 16.98% 18.33% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 116 87
West Sussex median daily rate £483 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% +26.67% -
10th Percentile £307 £332 £281
90th Percentile £574 £550 £524
South East median daily rate £450 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 3
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.00 £45.87 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.00% +7.93% -22.73%
10th Percentile £41.38 £39.00 £29.25
90th Percentile £67.25 £52.75 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +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 19 April 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 19 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
Worthing -8 35 £483 -5.67% 1
Crawley -11 5 £400 +33.33% 1
Gatwick -7 2 £260 +409.80% 1
East Grinstead - 2 £400 - 1
Horsham - 1 - -
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA 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 across the West Sussex region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 49 (85.96%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (68.42%) Confluence
3 37 (64.91%) Scrum
4 30 (52.63%) Test Automation
5 28 (49.12%) Java
6 20 (35.09%) Scala
6 20 (35.09%) User Stories
6 20 (35.09%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (33.33%) RESTful
8 18 (31.58%) Git (software)
8 18 (31.58%) Atlassian
8 18 (31.58%) Kanban
8 18 (31.58%) Web Services
9 17 (29.82%) Software Engineering
9 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (28.07%) QA
11 15 (26.32%) Selenium
11 15 (26.32%) SoapUI
12 14 (24.56%) REST
12 14 (24.56%) Unit Testing
12 14 (24.56%) Exploratory Testing
13 13 (22.81%) Performance Testing
13 13 (22.81%) Groovy
13 13 (22.81%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (22.81%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (22.81%) API Testing
13 13 (22.81%) Defect Management
14 12 (21.05%) Gherkin
14 12 (21.05%) Security Testing
14 12 (21.05%) Usability Testing

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 39 (68.42%) Confluence
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (7.02%) Drupal
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.26%) Apache
5 2 (3.51%) CMS
6 1 (1.75%) Documentum
6 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Maximo
2 1 (1.75%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.75%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.75%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) GitHub
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Slack
3 1 (1.75%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.75%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.02%) MySQL
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.75%) Big Data
4 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.75%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 15 (26.32%) Selenium
2 15 (26.32%) SoapUI
3 12 (21.05%) Subversion
4 9 (15.79%) Jenkins
5 7 (12.28%) JUnit
6 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.02%) Maven
7 3 (5.26%) Travis CI
8 2 (3.51%) Gatling
8 2 (3.51%) PHPUnit
8 2 (3.51%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.75%) GitLab
9 1 (1.75%) Hudson
9 1 (1.75%) JBehave
9 1 (1.75%) Protractor
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Advertising
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
2 2 (3.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Scala Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Java Scala Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Product Manager
5 5 (8.77%) QA Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) QA Tester
5 5 (8.77%) Scrum Master
5 5 (8.77%) Tester
6 3 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Developer in Test
6 3 (5.26%) QA Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) RESTful
2 18 (31.58%) Web Services
3 14 (24.56%) REST
4 12 (21.05%) Gherkin
4 12 (21.05%) Spring
5 10 (17.54%) CSS
5 10 (17.54%) JSON
6 9 (15.79%) HTML
7 7 (12.28%) Ajax
7 7 (12.28%) CSS3
7 7 (12.28%) Django
7 7 (12.28%) Guice
7 7 (12.28%) HTML5
7 7 (12.28%) Play Framework
7 7 (12.28%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (12.28%) Spring MVC
7 7 (12.28%) XML
8 5 (8.77%) SOAP
9 4 (7.02%) JMS
9 4 (7.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Fintech
1 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.51%) W3C
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Unix
3 3 (5.26%) Windows
4 2 (3.51%) Android
4 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (85.96%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (64.91%) Scrum
3 30 (52.63%) Test Automation
4 20 (35.09%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (35.09%) User Stories
5 18 (31.58%) Kanban
6 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (29.82%) Software Engineering
7 14 (24.56%) Exploratory Testing
7 14 (24.56%) Unit Testing
8 13 (22.81%) API Testing
8 13 (22.81%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (22.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (22.81%) Defect Management
8 13 (22.81%) Performance Testing
9 12 (21.05%) Acceptance Criteria
9 12 (21.05%) Security Testing
9 12 (21.05%) Usability Testing
10 11 (19.30%) MVC
11 10 (17.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) Java
2 20 (35.09%) Scala
3 13 (22.81%) Groovy
4 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.79%) Ruby
6 7 (12.28%) SQL
7 4 (7.02%) C#
7 4 (7.02%) Java 8
7 4 (7.02%) PHP
7 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.26%) Python
9 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.75%) C
9 1 (1.75%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.75%) Perl
9 1 (1.75%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.51%) ISEB
4 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.07%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Ansible
1 1 (1.75%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Atlassian
2 7 (12.28%) Google
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle
4 3 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) Wind River