The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 27 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 17 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.52% - 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 56.67% - 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +80.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Development Applications Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
30 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 9.74% 10.78% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 14
Average daily rate £325 £383 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% -4.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £18.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 - £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 - £27.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Devon region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Devon

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 15 (83.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (83.33%) Selenium
1 15 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
1 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 14 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 14 (77.78%) Automated Testing
2 14 (77.78%) HP
2 14 (77.78%) ISEB
2 14 (77.78%) User Stories
3 8 (44.44%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
7 3 (16.67%) ISO 14001
7 3 (16.67%) Summit
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 1 (5.56%) User Experience
9 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 1 (5.56%) Oracle
9 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
9 1 (5.56%) Web Services
9 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Summit
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 15 (83.33%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Tester
2 11 (61.11%) Automation Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) Automated Testing
2 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 14 (77.78%) User Stories
3 7 (38.89%) OO
4 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) BPMN
8 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (77.78%) ISEB
2 14 (77.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 3 (16.67%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 15 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Business Objects