The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 44 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 12 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.49% 0.30% 1.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.34% 3.85% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £275 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £180.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-77.77% +958.82%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
116 26 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.12% 7.90% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 17 72
Average daily rate £450 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 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
Gloucester - 1 £400 -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
JIRA
South West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 11 (78.57%) Java
1 11 (78.57%) J2EE
1 11 (78.57%) Web Services
1 11 (78.57%) JBoss
1 11 (78.57%) Hibernate
1 11 (78.57%) Scrum
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Python
2 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
3 8 (57.14%) JPA
3 8 (57.14%) EJB 3.0
3 8 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 8 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 8 (57.14%) JAXB
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) XML
3 8 (57.14%) EJB
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) JSF
3 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) SOAP
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) RESTful
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Puppet

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 11 (78.57%) JBoss
2 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 2 (14.29%) Confluence
3 2 (14.29%) MediaWiki
3 2 (14.29%) nginx
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) LDAP
1 2 (14.29%) IPv6
1 2 (14.29%) OSPF
1 2 (14.29%) BGP
1 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) SoapUI
2 2 (14.29%) Hudson
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
1 11 (78.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) J2EE
1 11 (78.57%) Web Services
1 11 (78.57%) Hibernate
2 8 (57.14%) JPA
2 8 (57.14%) EJB 3.0
2 8 (57.14%) JAXB
2 8 (57.14%) XML
2 8 (57.14%) EJB
2 8 (57.14%) JSF
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) SOAP
3 3 (21.43%) Spring
3 3 (21.43%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Wiki
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) CentOS
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 2 (14.29%) Debian
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Scrum
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Kanban
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Python
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) Lua
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) Postfix
1 2 (14.29%) XenServer
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) VMware