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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 22 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 9 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.06% 2.30% 2.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.27% 14.71% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Average daily rate £450 £374 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.40% +3.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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 Devon region.

Development Applications Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
33 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 18.54% 15.67% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 11
Average daily rate £400 £398 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.37 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.01%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Torquay - 2 £338 -
Exeter 0 1 £300 -19.73% 2
JIRA
South West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 23 (65.71%) Java
4 20 (57.14%) Scrum
5 17 (48.57%) Degree
6 13 (37.14%) Maven
6 13 (37.14%) SQL
6 13 (37.14%) IntelliJ
6 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
7 11 (31.43%) HTML
7 11 (31.43%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
8 10 (28.57%) C#
8 10 (28.57%) CSS
9 9 (25.71%) Replication
9 9 (25.71%) Automation Testing
9 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
9 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (25.71%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (22.86%) DevOps
10 8 (22.86%) Line Management
10 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
10 8 (22.86%) Spock
10 8 (22.86%) R
10 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
10 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
10 8 (22.86%) BDD
10 8 (22.86%) Objective-C
10 8 (22.86%) Ruby
10 8 (22.86%) Groovy

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 8 (22.86%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 13 (37.14%) IntelliJ
2 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
2 13 (37.14%) Maven
3 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
3 8 (22.86%) Spock
General
1 3 (8.57%) Back Office
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (94.29%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.71%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Senior Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Senior Software Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Software Developer
5 7 (20.00%) DBA
5 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 6 (17.14%) Administrator
6 6 (17.14%) Database Developer
6 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Agile Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.86%) Magento Developer
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Database Developer
9 1 (2.86%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) HTML
2 10 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (11.43%) RESTful
4 3 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (8.57%) Apache Camel
4 3 (8.57%) HTML5
4 3 (8.57%) Swagger
4 3 (8.57%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) .NET
5 2 (5.71%) Sass
5 2 (5.71%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Replication
2 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
3 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Blog
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (57.14%) Scrum
3 9 (25.71%) Automation Testing
3 9 (25.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (22.86%) BDD
4 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
4 8 (22.86%) DevOps
4 8 (22.86%) Line Management
4 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
4 8 (22.86%) OO
4 8 (22.86%) OOP
5 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.71%) Kanban
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Requirements Management
7 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) Java
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) C#
4 8 (22.86%) C
4 8 (22.86%) C++
4 8 (22.86%) Groovy
4 8 (22.86%) MATLAB
4 8 (22.86%) Objective-C
4 8 (22.86%) Python
4 8 (22.86%) R
4 8 (22.86%) Ruby
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Degree
2 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) QA
2 7 (20.00%) ISO 14001
2 7 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Apple