The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 58 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 16 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.76% 1.80% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.67% 17.33% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
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South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
150 75 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.54% 10.37% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 59 39
Average daily rate £400 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Bristol region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA.

1 13 (68.42%) PHP
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) MySQL
3 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
4 9 (47.37%) Linux
4 9 (47.37%) LAMP
5 8 (42.11%) Scrum
6 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
7 6 (31.58%) OO PHP
7 6 (31.58%) Confluence
7 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (31.58%) QA
7 6 (31.58%) Symfony
7 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (31.58%) TDD
7 6 (31.58%) Ruby
7 6 (31.58%) OO
7 6 (31.58%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) Java
8 5 (26.32%) Perl
8 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 5 (26.32%) Apache
8 5 (26.32%) LDAP
8 5 (26.32%) LAN
8 5 (26.32%) WAN
8 5 (26.32%) VPN
8 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
8 5 (26.32%) IPv6

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) Confluence
2 5 (26.32%) MediaWiki
2 5 (26.32%) Apache
2 5 (26.32%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LDAP
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
1 5 (26.32%) WAN
1 5 (26.32%) VPN
1 5 (26.32%) IPv6
1 5 (26.32%) OSPF
1 5 (26.32%) BGP
1 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
1 5 (26.32%) IPsec
1 5 (26.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) MySQL
2 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
4 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
4 4 (21.05%) Redis
5 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
3 5 (26.32%) Hudson
3 5 (26.32%) Subversion
4 2 (10.53%) Selenium
4 2 (10.53%) PHPUnit
5 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
1 6 (31.58%) PHP Developer
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Test Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Lead PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Programme Manager
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (5.26%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) LAMP
2 6 (31.58%) Symfony
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) JSON
4 4 (21.05%) XML
4 4 (21.05%) RESTful
4 4 (21.05%) Memcached
5 2 (10.53%) HTML
5 2 (10.53%) CSS
5 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (10.53%) Doctrine
6 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Wiki
2 3 (15.79%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (26.32%) Debian
3 5 (26.32%) Ubuntu
3 5 (26.32%) CentOS
4 4 (21.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (31.58%) OO PHP
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
5 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (26.32%) DevOps
5 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (26.32%) Build Automation
5 5 (26.32%) Database Theory
5 5 (26.32%) Relational Database Theory
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (21.05%) MVC
7 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) PHP
2 6 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Ruby
3 5 (26.32%) Perl
3 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Samba
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (26.32%) Postfix
1 5 (26.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) ZABBIX
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
1 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (26.32%) Salt
2 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Citrix
1 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) New Relic
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Zend
4 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.26%) SAP