The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 30 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 11 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.49% 1.65% -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.86% 7.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Average daily rate £338 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +24.03%
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 Somerset region.

Development Applications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
74 67 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 23.49% 22.11% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 47 31
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £471 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £42.15 £46.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Street +8 3 £331 -17.18%
Taunton - 1 - -
JIRA
South West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Confluence
3 8 (66.67%) Android
3 8 (66.67%) Apple iOS
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) SAP
4 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (41.67%) J2EE
5 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) Retail
5 5 (41.67%) QA
5 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (33.33%) JSON
6 4 (33.33%) User Experience
6 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) Android SDK
6 4 (33.33%) Android Development
6 4 (33.33%) iOS Development
6 4 (33.33%) Android Studio
6 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 4 (33.33%) SAP HANA
6 4 (33.33%) Analytics
6 4 (33.33%) Data Structures
6 4 (33.33%) HTML5
6 4 (33.33%) iOS SDK
6 4 (33.33%) Data Analytics
6 4 (33.33%) Bitbucket
6 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 4 (33.33%) HTML

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 10 (83.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) HipChat
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (33.33%) SAP HANA
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
2 1 (8.33%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Android Studio
2 4 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) GitLab
4 1 (8.33%) Gradle
4 1 (8.33%) JBehave
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (8.33%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Electronics
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Development Project Leader
1 5 (41.67%) Project Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 4 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
3 1 (8.33%) GIS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) HTML5
2 4 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 4 (33.33%) J2ME
2 4 (33.33%) J2SE
2 4 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) PostGIS
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Android
1 8 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Android Development
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 4 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Rally