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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 59 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.45% - 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.91% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Average daily rate
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£413 - £250
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 £39.00 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +137.50%
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
110 50 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.25% 8.33% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 40 44
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 13
Average hourly rate £33.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 20 August 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (47.50%) Confluence
2 19 (47.50%) Java
2 19 (47.50%) MySQL
3 17 (42.50%) Data Modelling
3 17 (42.50%) Subversion
4 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 15 (37.50%) VMware
5 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 14 (35.00%) DevOps
6 14 (35.00%) Apache
6 14 (35.00%) Puppet
7 13 (32.50%) Bash Shell
7 13 (32.50%) Postfix
7 13 (32.50%) nginx
7 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (32.50%) Ruby
7 13 (32.50%) VPN
7 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
7 13 (32.50%) PHP
7 13 (32.50%) Linux
7 13 (32.50%) LAMP
7 13 (32.50%) Samba
7 13 (32.50%) Debian
7 13 (32.50%) Firewall
8 12 (30.00%) Scrum
8 12 (30.00%) Test Scripting
9 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (27.50%) Wiki

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (47.50%) Confluence
2 14 (35.00%) Apache
3 13 (32.50%) nginx
4 11 (27.50%) MediaWiki
5 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.50%) Mule
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.50%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) VPN
1 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 11 (27.50%) Network Security
2 11 (27.50%) IPsec
2 11 (27.50%) OSPF
2 11 (27.50%) BGP
2 11 (27.50%) EIGRP
2 11 (27.50%) IPv6
2 11 (27.50%) LAN
2 11 (27.50%) WAN
2 11 (27.50%) LDAP
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) MySQL
2 11 (27.50%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Subversion
2 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 11 (27.50%) Hudson
5 8 (20.00%) Selenium
5 8 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 7 (17.50%) TestNG
6 7 (17.50%) Maven
6 7 (17.50%) JUnit
7 2 (5.00%) PHPUnit
8 1 (2.50%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Developer
1 9 (22.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Tester
4 6 (15.00%) Test Leader
4 6 (15.00%) Hybris Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (7.50%) UAT Tester
8 2 (5.00%) UAT Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Lead PHP Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) LAMP
2 8 (20.00%) HTML
2 8 (20.00%) CSS
3 7 (17.50%) Spring
3 7 (17.50%) XML
4 6 (15.00%) XSD
4 6 (15.00%) JSP
4 6 (15.00%) jQuery
4 6 (15.00%) Ajax
4 6 (15.00%) Spring MVC
5 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.00%) Symfony
6 1 (2.50%) Spring Integration
6 1 (2.50%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Wiki
2 2 (5.00%) Open Source
2 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
1 13 (32.50%) Debian
2 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
3 10 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 6 (15.00%) UNIX
4 6 (15.00%) CentOS
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (42.50%) Data Modelling
4 14 (35.00%) DevOps
5 12 (30.00%) Scrum
5 12 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (27.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 7 (17.50%) BDD
9 7 (17.50%) Security Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Project Management
10 6 (15.00%) MVC
10 6 (15.00%) SEO
10 6 (15.00%) Validation
10 6 (15.00%) B2C
10 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Java
2 13 (32.50%) Bash Shell
2 13 (32.50%) Ruby
2 13 (32.50%) PHP
3 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 11 (27.50%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) PHP5
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Postfix
1 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (32.50%) Samba
2 11 (27.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) Puppet
2 11 (27.50%) ZABBIX
3 3 (7.50%) Salt
3 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) VMware
2 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
3 11 (27.50%) Citrix
4 6 (15.00%) hybris
5 2 (5.00%) Zend
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle