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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 24 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 13 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 4.91% 2.49% -
As % of the Development Applications category 28.26% 30.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£411 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +150.00%
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
46 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 17.36% 8.30% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 8
Average daily rate £386 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +6.08%

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 31 March 2015. 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 +1 13 £411 +17.50% 1
JIRA
South West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 28 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 26 (86.67%) SC Cleared
3 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (66.67%) Java
5 15 (50.00%) HP
5 15 (50.00%) ISEB
5 15 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 15 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 15 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (46.67%) Software Testing
7 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
8 11 (36.67%) ISO 14001
8 11 (36.67%) ISO 9001
8 11 (36.67%) Summit
9 10 (33.33%) NoSQL
10 9 (30.00%) MongoDB
10 9 (30.00%) Cucumber
10 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
10 9 (30.00%) SQL
11 8 (26.67%) Web Services
11 8 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (26.67%) Spring
11 8 (26.67%) Linked Data
11 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
11 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
11 8 (26.67%) Spock
12 7 (23.33%) Apache Camel
12 7 (23.33%) User Stories
12 7 (23.33%) RESTful
12 7 (23.33%) BDD

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 9 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 8 (26.67%) Spock
3 8 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (23.33%) LoadRunner
4 7 (23.33%) Maven
4 7 (23.33%) IntelliJ
5 6 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Tester
3 7 (23.33%) Automation Tester
4 6 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Database Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Testing Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner Tester
6 2 (6.67%) GUI Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Web Services
1 8 (26.67%) Spring
2 7 (23.33%) RESTful
2 7 (23.33%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (23.33%) Apache Camel
3 6 (20.00%) XML
3 6 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Linked Data
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 14 (46.67%) Software Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
5 7 (23.33%) BDD
5 7 (23.33%) User Stories
5 7 (23.33%) Load Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.33%) OO
6 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) Groovy
4 5 (16.67%) C
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 26 (86.67%) SC Cleared
3 15 (50.00%) ISEB
3 15 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) ISO 9001
1 11 (36.67%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 15 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle