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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 65 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 8 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.95% 1.84% 1.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.08% 10.74% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 10
Average daily rate £375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £291 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £480 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
JIRA
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
113 149 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.37% 17.13% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 128 66
Average daily rate £350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £46.25 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £47.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 12 February 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Confluence
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 5 (29.41%) User Experience
4 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 4 (23.53%) Rally
4 4 (23.53%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) REST
5 3 (17.65%) Open Source
5 3 (17.65%) Spring
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) SaltStack
6 2 (11.76%) Ansible
6 2 (11.76%) Docker
6 2 (11.76%) LXC
6 2 (11.76%) systemd
6 2 (11.76%) GitLab
6 2 (11.76%) CoreOS
6 2 (11.76%) iptables
6 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
6 2 (11.76%) Btrfs
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
6 2 (11.76%) MariaDB
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (11.76%) MCollective

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (41.18%) Confluence
2 2 (11.76%) nginx
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) IPsec
1 2 (11.76%) IPv6
1 2 (11.76%) OpenVPN
1 2 (11.76%) OSPF
1 2 (11.76%) SSH
2 1 (5.88%) GSM
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MariaDB
1 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
3 2 (11.76%) GitLab
3 2 (11.76%) RSpec
4 1 (5.88%) Android Studio
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.88%) JUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Mockito
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (5.88%) PhantomJS
4 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) User Experience Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Designer
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Designer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior User Experience Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Senior UX Designer
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Usability Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Usability Designer
5 2 (11.76%) UX Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) REST
1 3 (17.65%) Spring
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (11.76%) MCollective
3 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (5.88%) Android SDK
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) J2ME
3 1 (5.88%) J2SE
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) Laravel
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) CoreOS
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (11.76%) SmartOS
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Btrfs
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
1 2 (11.76%) iptables
1 2 (11.76%) KVM
1 2 (11.76%) LXC
1 2 (11.76%) Snort
1 2 (11.76%) Squid
1 2 (11.76%) Varnish
1 2 (11.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
1 2 (11.76%) CFEngine
1 2 (11.76%) HAProxy
1 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
1 2 (11.76%) Nessus
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) systemd
2 1 (5.88%) logstash
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
2 1 (5.88%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Rally
2 2 (11.76%) EMC
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) SaltStack
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.88%) BMC
3 1 (5.88%) CA
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk