The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 68 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing JIRA 9 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.97% 1.87% 2.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.98% 12.14% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 13
Median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £335 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-28.12% +5.26%
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
129 140 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.95% 15.42% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 105 83
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.53 £40.30 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.65 £41.00 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 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 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Cucumber
3 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
4 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 12 (46.15%) Rally
4 12 (46.15%) Selenium
4 12 (46.15%) SQL
5 11 (42.31%) C#
5 11 (42.31%) Ruby
5 11 (42.31%) Capybara
5 11 (42.31%) WebDriver
5 11 (42.31%) SpecFlow
5 11 (42.31%) Behat
6 10 (38.46%) Scrum
7 9 (34.62%) Software Testing
7 9 (34.62%) ISEB
8 8 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (30.77%) OO
8 8 (30.77%) ISTQB
8 8 (30.77%) WATIR
8 8 (30.77%) Software Delivery
9 7 (26.92%) Finance
10 6 (23.08%) Confluence
11 5 (19.23%) Kanban
11 5 (19.23%) BDD
12 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
12 4 (15.38%) Marketing
12 4 (15.38%) JUnit
13 3 (11.54%) SAP
13 3 (11.54%) HTML

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (23.08%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Cucumber
2 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 12 (46.15%) Selenium
4 11 (42.31%) Capybara
4 11 (42.31%) SpecFlow
4 11 (42.31%) WebDriver
5 8 (30.77%) WATIR
6 4 (15.38%) JUnit
7 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
7 3 (11.54%) Mockito
7 3 (11.54%) PhantomJS
8 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
8 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
9 1 (3.85%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (3.85%) Maven
9 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (3.85%) TestComplete
9 1 (3.85%) TestRail
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 3 (11.54%) Electronics
3 3 (11.54%) Games
3 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Advertising
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Test Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Change Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum Master
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Test Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Change Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Project Change Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Expert
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) Behat
2 3 (11.54%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) jQuery
2 3 (11.54%) Spring
2 3 (11.54%) Spring Boot
2 3 (11.54%) Thymeleaf
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.85%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) Velocity
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) Software Testing
5 8 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (30.77%) OO
5 8 (30.77%) Software Delivery
6 5 (19.23%) BDD
6 5 (19.23%) Kanban
7 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.54%) CRM
8 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
8 3 (11.54%) SDLC
8 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.54%) Time Management
9 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) Ruby
3 3 (11.54%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) ISEB
2 8 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Rally
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Teradata
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