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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 15 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 25 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 8.62% 1.01% -
As % of the Development Applications category 73.53% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
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
34 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 11.72% 16.16% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 11
Average daily rate £325 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £26.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 - £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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
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 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Exeter +11 21 £325 -13.33% 1
JIRA
South West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (89.29%) Security Cleared
2 24 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 21 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (71.43%) Software Testing
4 20 (71.43%) ISTQB
4 20 (71.43%) HP
4 20 (71.43%) ISEB
5 18 (64.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 18 (64.29%) Automated Testing
6 16 (57.14%) Selenium
6 16 (57.14%) User Stories
7 14 (50.00%) Java
8 9 (32.14%) OO
8 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
9 8 (28.57%) Automation Testing
10 6 (21.43%) ISO 9001
10 6 (21.43%) ISO 14001
10 6 (21.43%) Summit
11 5 (17.86%) SQL
12 4 (14.29%) Web Services
12 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
12 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
13 3 (10.71%) BDD
13 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
13 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
13 3 (10.71%) Apache Camel
13 3 (10.71%) Linked Data
13 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
13 3 (10.71%) RESTful

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.57%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 16 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.71%) Maven
4 3 (10.71%) IntelliJ
4 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
4 3 (10.71%) Spock
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Tester
2 14 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Testing Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Automated Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Security Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) Apache Camel
2 3 (10.71%) RESTful
2 3 (10.71%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (10.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Linked Data
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 18 (64.29%) Automated Testing
4 16 (57.14%) User Stories
5 9 (32.14%) OO
5 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
6 8 (28.57%) Automation Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.71%) BDD
8 3 (10.71%) Load Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Scrum
9 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 1 (3.57%) BPMN
10 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.57%) Project Management
10 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
10 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Groovy
3 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (89.29%) Security Cleared
2 24 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 20 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 20 (71.43%) ISEB
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO 9001
1 6 (21.43%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 21 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Business Objects