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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 57 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 15 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.74% 1.81% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.00% 15.89% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +150.00%
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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
125 107 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.53% 11.40% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 81 45
Average daily rate £375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £252 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £36.40 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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 17 April 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) PHP
2 16 (50.00%) MySQL
3 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
4 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (43.75%) Linux
5 13 (40.63%) Confluence
5 13 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
7 11 (34.38%) Subversion
7 11 (34.38%) Windows
8 10 (31.25%) VPN
8 10 (31.25%) Apache
8 10 (31.25%) LDAP
8 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
8 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (31.25%) Firewall
8 10 (31.25%) Samba
8 10 (31.25%) Debian
8 10 (31.25%) Scrum
8 10 (31.25%) Ubuntu
8 10 (31.25%) Wiki
8 10 (31.25%) CentOS
8 10 (31.25%) nginx
8 10 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (31.25%) ZABBIX
8 10 (31.25%) Postfix
8 10 (31.25%) Hudson
8 10 (31.25%) MediaWiki
8 10 (31.25%) Puppet

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 13 (40.63%) Confluence
2 10 (31.25%) MediaWiki
2 10 (31.25%) Apache
2 10 (31.25%) nginx
3 4 (12.50%) IIS
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) VPN
1 10 (31.25%) LDAP
1 10 (31.25%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) IPsec
2 6 (18.75%) Network Security
2 6 (18.75%) LAN
2 6 (18.75%) WAN
2 6 (18.75%) IPv6
2 6 (18.75%) OSPF
2 6 (18.75%) BGP
2 6 (18.75%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) MySQL
2 13 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 4 (12.50%) Redis
5 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
5 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
2 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 11 (34.38%) Subversion
4 10 (31.25%) Hudson
5 5 (15.63%) Selenium
6 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.13%) Toad
7 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) PHP Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Business Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Programme Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Test Programme Manager
8 1 (3.13%) QA Leader
8 1 (3.13%) PHP Zend Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) LAMP
2 7 (21.88%) JSON
3 5 (15.63%) Symfony
3 5 (15.63%) Web Services
3 5 (15.63%) XML
4 4 (12.50%) RESTful
4 4 (12.50%) Memcached
5 3 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (9.38%) Apache Camel
6 2 (6.25%) HTML
6 2 (6.25%) CSS
7 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.13%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Wiki
2 5 (15.63%) User Experience
2 5 (15.63%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (31.25%) Debian
3 10 (31.25%) Ubuntu
3 10 (31.25%) CentOS
4 4 (12.50%) UNIX
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (31.25%) Scrum
3 10 (31.25%) DevOps
4 9 (28.13%) Build Automation
5 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
5 7 (21.88%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 6 (18.75%) Database Theory
6 6 (18.75%) Relational Database Theory
7 5 (15.63%) OO PHP
7 5 (15.63%) OO
7 5 (15.63%) TDD
7 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
7 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Test Management
8 4 (12.50%) Time Management
8 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) PHP
2 9 (28.13%) Ruby
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (18.75%) Perl
4 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) PHP5
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ISEB
1 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Samba
1 10 (31.25%) Postfix
1 10 (31.25%) iptables
2 7 (21.88%) XenServer
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) ZABBIX
1 10 (31.25%) Puppet
2 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (15.63%) Salt
3 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
2 7 (21.88%) Citrix
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.50%) New Relic
5 3 (9.38%) Atlassian
5 3 (9.38%) SAP
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
7 1 (3.13%) Adobe
7 1 (3.13%) Zend