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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 56 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing JIRA 14 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.52% 1.18% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.59% 8.85% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 1
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£444 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% +19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
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
103 113 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.21% 13.28% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 85 41
Average daily rate £425 £380 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £41.00 £33.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.38% -25.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 13 (41.94%) Selenium
1 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
2 12 (38.71%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (35.48%) Confluence
4 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
4 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (32.26%) Ruby
4 10 (32.26%) Linux
4 10 (32.26%) REST
4 10 (32.26%) SDLC
5 9 (29.03%) GitLab
5 9 (29.03%) Puppet
5 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
5 9 (29.03%) DevOps
5 9 (29.03%) SOA
5 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
5 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
6 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (25.81%) nginx
6 8 (25.81%) Scrum
6 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
6 8 (25.81%) Java
6 8 (25.81%) PHP
6 8 (25.81%) MySQL
6 8 (25.81%) iptables
7 7 (22.58%) Web Services
7 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
7 7 (22.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (19.35%) Git (software)

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (35.48%) Confluence
2 8 (25.81%) nginx
3 4 (12.90%) Apache
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.68%) MediaWiki
4 3 (9.68%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) SSH
2 5 (16.13%) OpenVPN
2 5 (16.13%) IPsec
2 5 (16.13%) DHCP
2 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) IPv6
2 5 (16.13%) OSPF
3 4 (12.90%) LDAP
4 3 (9.68%) VPN
4 3 (9.68%) Firewall
5 1 (3.23%) HTTP
5 1 (3.23%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
3 8 (25.81%) MySQL
4 5 (16.13%) MariaDB
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
5 4 (12.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Selenium
1 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
2 9 (29.03%) GitLab
3 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
3 7 (22.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
5 5 (16.13%) RSpec
6 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
6 4 (12.90%) Behat
6 4 (12.90%) PhpStorm
7 3 (9.68%) Hudson
7 3 (9.68%) Subversion
8 2 (6.45%) TestNG
8 2 (6.45%) JUnit
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (3.23%) Toad
9 1 (3.23%) JBehave
9 1 (3.23%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Developer
1 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) AWS Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (3.23%) PHP Developer
4 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Environment Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) REST
2 7 (22.58%) Web Services
3 5 (16.13%) JSON
3 5 (16.13%) MCollective
3 5 (16.13%) SOAP
4 4 (12.90%) Apache Camel
4 4 (12.90%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (6.45%) HTML
5 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 2 (6.45%) XML
6 1 (3.23%) Spring
6 1 (3.23%) Ajax
6 1 (3.23%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Clustering
1 3 (9.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (16.13%) SmartOS
3 5 (16.13%) CoreOS
4 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.68%) Debian
4 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
4 3 (9.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
1 10 (32.26%) SDLC
2 9 (29.03%) DevOps
2 9 (29.03%) SOA
3 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
3 8 (25.81%) Scrum
3 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
3 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Load Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Open Source
4 6 (19.35%) Automation Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
5 5 (16.13%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Ruby
2 8 (25.81%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) PHP
3 5 (16.13%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) iptables
2 5 (16.13%) Btrfs
2 5 (16.13%) Snort
2 5 (16.13%) Squid
2 5 (16.13%) Varnish
2 5 (16.13%) vCloud
2 5 (16.13%) KVM
2 5 (16.13%) Docker
2 5 (16.13%) LXC
3 3 (9.68%) Postfix
3 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Puppet
2 5 (16.13%) CFEngine
2 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (16.13%) Nessus
2 5 (16.13%) HAProxy
2 5 (16.13%) Ansible
2 5 (16.13%) systemd
2 5 (16.13%) Kubernetes
3 4 (12.90%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.23%) Zenoss
4 1 (3.23%) logstash
4 1 (3.23%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
2 5 (16.13%) Atlassian
2 5 (16.13%) SaltStack
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) BMC
4 1 (3.23%) CA
4 1 (3.23%) Splunk
4 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com