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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 67 53 68
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing JIRA 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.55% 0.17% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.20% 1.96% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £325 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +125.00%
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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
119 51 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.03% 8.43% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 39 57
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £366 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 18 September 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (56.25%) Java
1 18 (56.25%) MySQL
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
1 18 (56.25%) Confluence
2 16 (50.00%) Subversion
2 16 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
4 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
4 14 (43.75%) VMware
5 13 (40.63%) Apache
5 13 (40.63%) DevOps
5 13 (40.63%) Puppet
6 12 (37.50%) nginx
6 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
6 12 (37.50%) Postfix
6 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (37.50%) Ruby
6 12 (37.50%) VPN
6 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 12 (37.50%) PHP
6 12 (37.50%) Linux
6 12 (37.50%) Firewall
6 12 (37.50%) LAMP
6 12 (37.50%) Samba
6 12 (37.50%) Debian
7 11 (34.38%) Scrum
8 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (31.25%) IPsec

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (56.25%) Confluence
2 13 (40.63%) Apache
3 12 (37.50%) nginx
4 10 (31.25%) MediaWiki
5 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.13%) Mule
6 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
6 1 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) VPN
1 12 (37.50%) Firewall
2 10 (31.25%) IPsec
2 10 (31.25%) Network Security
2 10 (31.25%) LDAP
2 10 (31.25%) LAN
2 10 (31.25%) WAN
2 10 (31.25%) IPv6
2 10 (31.25%) OSPF
2 10 (31.25%) BGP
2 10 (31.25%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) MySQL
2 10 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Subversion
2 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
3 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
4 10 (31.25%) Hudson
5 7 (21.88%) JUnit
6 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
6 5 (15.63%) Selenium
7 4 (12.50%) TestNG
7 4 (12.50%) Maven
8 2 (6.25%) PHPUnit
9 1 (3.13%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
1 9 (28.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Hybris Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 4 (12.50%) Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Lead PHP Developer
8 1 (3.13%) PHP Zend Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Non-Functional Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) LAMP
2 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 8 (25.00%) CSS
3 7 (21.88%) XML
3 7 (21.88%) Spring
4 6 (18.75%) Ajax
4 6 (18.75%) Spring MVC
4 6 (18.75%) XSD
4 6 (18.75%) JSP
4 6 (18.75%) jQuery
5 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (6.25%) Symfony
6 1 (3.13%) Grails
6 1 (3.13%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Wiki
2 2 (6.25%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
1 12 (37.50%) Debian
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (31.25%) Windows
3 9 (28.13%) Ubuntu
4 6 (18.75%) CentOS
4 6 (18.75%) UNIX
5 2 (6.25%) SUSE
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 13 (40.63%) DevOps
4 11 (34.38%) Scrum
5 10 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
8 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Kanban
8 6 (18.75%) Data Validation
8 6 (18.75%) MVC
8 6 (18.75%) SEO
8 6 (18.75%) Validation
8 6 (18.75%) B2C
8 6 (18.75%) Project Management
9 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) PHP
2 12 (37.50%) Ruby
2 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 10 (31.25%) Perl
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) PHP5
5 1 (3.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Samba
1 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (37.50%) Postfix
2 10 (31.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Puppet
2 10 (31.25%) ZABBIX
3 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) VMware
2 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 10 (31.25%) Citrix
4 6 (18.75%) hybris
5 2 (6.25%) Zend
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle