Period
to 20 October 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 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.

Atlassian JIRA
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 46 32
Rank change year-on-year +33 -14 +45
Contract jobs citing JIRA 126 45 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.41% 4.51% 5.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 44.06% 20.00% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 23 35
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +56.00%
10th Percentile £362 £259 £308
90th Percentile £497 £536 £433
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £43.75 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% - -
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £44.12 £39.37
% change year-on-year +19.01% +12.05% -

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 286 225 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 25.91% 22.55% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 114 115
West Sussex median daily rate £418 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.63% +9.44% +16.79%
10th Percentile £321 £305 £288
90th Percentile £527 £569 £525
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 7
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £51.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% -7.77% +17.05%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +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 October 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 October 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 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
Worthing +22 75 £431 -13.75% 7
Crawley +18 11 £406 +62.50% 2
Gatwick -3 7 £538 +65.38%
Horsham - 5 £400 - 5
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 100 (79.37%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (74.60%) Confluence
3 61 (48.41%) Java
4 58 (46.03%) Test Automation
5 57 (45.24%) Scrum
6 40 (31.75%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (27.78%) SoapUI
8 34 (26.98%) QA
8 34 (26.98%) Selenium
9 33 (26.19%) User Stories
10 31 (24.60%) Cucumber
10 31 (24.60%) BDD
11 30 (23.81%) Windows
12 29 (23.02%) Configuration Management
13 28 (22.22%) RESTful
13 28 (22.22%) Scala
13 28 (22.22%) Kanban
13 28 (22.22%) Waterfall
14 27 (21.43%) API Testing
15 26 (20.63%) Atlassian
15 26 (20.63%) JavaScript
16 25 (19.84%) SQL
17 24 (19.05%) Oracle
18 22 (17.46%) SOAP
18 22 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
18 22 (17.46%) BPSS Clearance
19 21 (16.67%) Git (software)
20 20 (15.87%) Open Source
20 20 (15.87%) TDD
20 20 (15.87%) Spring

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 94 (74.60%) Confluence
2 8 (6.35%) SAP Portal
2 8 (6.35%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.17%) IIS
4 3 (2.38%) Apache
4 3 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.59%) CMS
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (12.70%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.79%) InVision
5 1 (0.79%) Mingle
5 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (6.35%) SAP PSCD
2 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.79%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.79%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.79%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.79%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.79%) GitHub
5 1 (0.79%) SaaS
5 1 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.90%) HTTP
2 4 (3.17%) NFC
3 1 (0.79%) CTI
3 1 (0.79%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.70%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.59%) MySQL
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (27.78%) SoapUI
2 34 (26.98%) Selenium
3 31 (24.60%) Cucumber
4 21 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 20 (15.87%) Jenkins
6 19 (15.08%) Subversion
7 16 (12.70%) JMeter
8 15 (11.90%) Hudson
8 15 (11.90%) JUnit
9 7 (5.56%) Visual Studio
10 5 (3.97%) Gatling
10 5 (3.97%) SonarQube
11 4 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (3.17%) Toad
12 3 (2.38%) ClearCase
12 3 (2.38%) ClearQuest
12 3 (2.38%) Eclipse
12 3 (2.38%) Gradle
12 3 (2.38%) Liquibase
12 3 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 7 (5.56%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Back Office
3 4 (3.17%) Avionics
4 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Billing
5 2 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Front Office
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (39.68%) Analyst
2 36 (28.57%) Developer
3 35 (27.78%) Test Analyst
4 15 (11.90%) Agile Developer
4 15 (11.90%) Scala Developer
5 13 (10.32%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.35%) ABAP Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.76%) SAP Developer
7 6 (4.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) Architect
8 5 (3.97%) QA Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) Test Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Tester
8 5 (3.97%) User Researcher
9 4 (3.17%) Security Architect
9 4 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.22%) RESTful
2 22 (17.46%) SOAP
3 20 (15.87%) Spring
4 19 (15.08%) REST
4 19 (15.08%) Web Services
5 18 (14.29%) XML
6 15 (11.90%) Django
6 15 (11.90%) Guice
6 15 (11.90%) JSON
6 15 (11.90%) Play Framework
6 15 (11.90%) Ruby on Rails
6 15 (11.90%) Spring MVC
7 14 (11.11%) Gherkin
8 8 (6.35%) Web Dynpro
9 4 (3.17%) Hibernate
9 4 (3.17%) JPA
10 3 (2.38%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.38%) Apache Camel
10 3 (2.38%) Kafka
11 2 (1.59%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.35%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.35%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.17%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.17%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.59%) User Experience
7 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.79%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.81%) Windows
2 20 (15.87%) Linux
3 15 (11.90%) Unix
4 4 (3.17%) Solaris
4 4 (3.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (79.37%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (46.03%) Test Automation
3 57 (45.24%) Scrum
4 40 (31.75%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (26.19%) User Stories
6 31 (24.60%) BDD
7 29 (23.02%) Configuration Management
8 28 (22.22%) Kanban
8 28 (22.22%) Waterfall
9 27 (21.43%) API Testing
10 20 (15.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (15.87%) Defect Management
10 20 (15.87%) Open Source
10 20 (15.87%) SDLC
10 20 (15.87%) TDD
11 19 (15.08%) Software Engineering
12 18 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
12 18 (14.29%) Integration Testing
13 17 (13.49%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 61 (48.41%) Java
2 28 (22.22%) Scala
3 26 (20.63%) JavaScript
4 25 (19.84%) SQL
5 15 (11.90%) Groovy
5 15 (11.90%) Ruby
6 8 (6.35%) ABAP
7 6 (4.76%) C#
8 5 (3.97%) Java 8
9 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.38%) C
10 3 (2.38%) C++
11 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.79%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 22 (17.46%) BPSS Clearance
2 16 (12.70%) ISEB
3 15 (11.90%) ISTQB
3 15 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (10.32%) Degree
5 4 (3.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (3.17%) CCSP
5 4 (3.17%) CISA
5 4 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.17%) CISM
5 4 (3.17%) CISSP
5 4 (3.17%) CLAS
5 4 (3.17%) CREST Certified
5 4 (3.17%) IISP
6 1 (0.79%) CAPM
6 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.79%) PMP
6 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (26.98%) QA
2 4 (3.17%) GDPR
2 4 (3.17%) ISAE 3402
2 4 (3.17%) ISO 22301
2 4 (3.17%) ISO 31000
2 4 (3.17%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 4 (3.17%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.38%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) Nessus
1 4 (3.17%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 2 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (20.63%) Atlassian
2 24 (19.05%) Oracle
3 19 (15.08%) Google
3 19 (15.08%) Microsoft
4 16 (12.70%) SAP
5 15 (11.90%) webMethods
6 9 (7.14%) Adobe
7 5 (3.97%) IBM
8 4 (3.17%) ArcSight
8 4 (3.17%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (3.17%) Centrify
8 4 (3.17%) Cisco
8 4 (3.17%) Imperva
8 4 (3.17%) McAfee
8 4 (3.17%) Okta
8 4 (3.17%) Qualys
8 4 (3.17%) Splunk
8 4 (3.17%) Trend Micro
8 4 (3.17%) Tripwire
9 3 (2.38%) Salesforce.com