Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 40 34
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6 +45
Contract jobs citing JIRA 86 60 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.85% 5.50% 6.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.46% 25.53% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 32
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% +60.00%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £284
90th Percentile £525 £542 £499
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
West Sussex median hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.47% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £36.60 £46.25 £41.63
90th Percentile £49.40 £52.25 £44.88
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 257 235 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 20.46% 21.56% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 146 104
West Sussex median daily rate £418 £475 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.11% +21.79% +9.47%
10th Percentile £315 £331 £283
90th Percentile £538 £550 £500
South East median daily rate £443 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +7.27% +3.13% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 10
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% -
10th Percentile £35.63 £41.25 £39.75
90th Percentile £67.25 £52.50 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +12.50%

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 20 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in West Sussex over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 July 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 +14 45 £450 -13.46% 4
Crawley +12 10 £400 +18.52% 2
Gatwick -2 5 £380 -
Horsham - 2 - - 1
East Grinstead - 2 £400 -
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 68 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (66.28%) Confluence
3 46 (53.49%) Scrum
4 42 (48.84%) Java
4 42 (48.84%) Test Automation
5 29 (33.72%) QA
6 28 (32.56%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (31.40%) User Stories
8 26 (30.23%) Selenium
9 25 (29.07%) Kanban
10 24 (27.91%) RESTful
10 24 (27.91%) Scala
10 24 (27.91%) Software Engineering
10 24 (27.91%) SoapUI
11 23 (26.74%) Atlassian
12 22 (25.58%) Web Services
13 20 (23.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (23.26%) API Testing
14 19 (22.09%) Defect Management
14 19 (22.09%) Unit Testing
15 18 (20.93%) Performance Testing
15 18 (20.93%) Security Testing
15 18 (20.93%) Git (software)
16 17 (19.77%) Groovy
16 17 (19.77%) Exploratory Testing
16 17 (19.77%) Gherkin
17 16 (18.60%) Continuous Delivery
17 16 (18.60%) Acceptance Criteria
17 16 (18.60%) Usability Testing
17 16 (18.60%) JavaScript

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 57 (66.28%) Confluence
2 5 (5.81%) Apache
2 5 (5.81%) Drupal
3 4 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (3.49%) SAP Portal
5 2 (2.33%) CMS
5 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.16%) Documentum
6 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.16%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (3.49%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.33%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.16%) Maximo
3 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.16%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.16%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.16%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.65%) GitHub
3 2 (2.33%) Slack
4 1 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.16%) SaaS
4 1 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) CTI
2 1 (1.16%) NFC
2 1 (1.16%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.65%) MySQL
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.16%) Big Data
5 1 (1.16%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (30.23%) Selenium
2 24 (27.91%) SoapUI
3 18 (20.93%) Git (software)
4 15 (17.44%) Cucumber
5 12 (13.95%) Jenkins
6 11 (12.79%) Subversion
7 7 (8.14%) JUnit
8 5 (5.81%) Hudson
9 4 (4.65%) Gatling
9 4 (4.65%) JMeter
10 3 (3.49%) Maven
11 2 (2.33%) Gradle
11 2 (2.33%) Liquibase
11 2 (2.33%) PHPUnit
11 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.33%) Toad
11 2 (2.33%) Travis CI
11 2 (2.33%) Vagrant
12 1 (1.16%) GitLab
12 1 (1.16%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Advertising
3 2 (2.33%) Back Office
3 2 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (1.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (40.70%) Analyst
2 26 (30.23%) Test Analyst
3 22 (25.58%) Developer
4 9 (10.47%) Business Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) QA Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) QA Test Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Scala Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Scrum Master
8 5 (5.81%) Agile Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Agile Scrum Master
9 4 (4.65%) Product Manager
9 4 (4.65%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Tester
10 3 (3.49%) ABAP Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.91%) RESTful
2 22 (25.58%) Web Services
3 17 (19.77%) Gherkin
4 13 (15.12%) Spring
5 12 (13.95%) REST
5 12 (13.95%) SOAP
6 11 (12.79%) XML
7 9 (10.47%) JSON
8 7 (8.14%) Django
8 7 (8.14%) Guice
8 7 (8.14%) Play Framework
8 7 (8.14%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (8.14%) Spring MVC
9 5 (5.81%) AngularJS
10 4 (4.65%) CSS
10 4 (4.65%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.65%) HTML
10 4 (4.65%) JPA
10 4 (4.65%) jQuery
11 3 (3.49%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.33%) Fintech
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.33%) W3C
5 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Linux
1 14 (16.28%) Windows
2 10 (11.63%) Unix
3 2 (2.33%) Android
3 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Solaris
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (53.49%) Scrum
3 42 (48.84%) Test Automation
4 28 (32.56%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (31.40%) User Stories
6 25 (29.07%) Kanban
7 24 (27.91%) Software Engineering
8 20 (23.26%) API Testing
8 20 (23.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (22.09%) Defect Management
9 19 (22.09%) Unit Testing
10 18 (20.93%) Performance Testing
10 18 (20.93%) Security Testing
11 17 (19.77%) Exploratory Testing
12 16 (18.60%) Acceptance Criteria
12 16 (18.60%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (18.60%) Usability Testing
13 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (15.12%) Open Source
14 13 (15.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (48.84%) Java
2 24 (27.91%) Scala
3 17 (19.77%) Groovy
4 16 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 16 (18.60%) SQL
5 8 (9.30%) Ruby
6 5 (5.81%) Java 8
7 4 (4.65%) PHP
7 4 (4.65%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.49%) ABAP
8 3 (3.49%) C#
9 2 (2.33%) C
10 1 (1.16%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.16%) C++
10 1 (1.16%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.16%) Perl
10 1 (1.16%) Python
10 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.16%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (11.63%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.47%) ISEB
3 9 (10.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (8.14%) Degree
5 1 (1.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (1.16%) CCSP
5 1 (1.16%) CISA
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.16%) CISM
5 1 (1.16%) CISSP
5 1 (1.16%) CLAS
5 1 (1.16%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.16%) IISP
5 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (33.72%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.16%) GDPR
3 1 (1.16%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 31000
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Ansible
1 1 (1.16%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.16%) Nessus
1 1 (1.16%) Puppet
1 1 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.16%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Atlassian
2 13 (15.12%) Oracle
3 8 (9.30%) Google
3 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.81%) SAP
4 5 (5.81%) webMethods
5 4 (4.65%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (3.49%) Adobe
6 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.16%) Ariba
7 1 (1.16%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco
7 1 (1.16%) HP
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) Imperva
7 1 (1.16%) Pega
7 1 (1.16%) Qualys
7 1 (1.16%) Splunk
7 1 (1.16%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.16%) Wind River