The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 77 107 115
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +8
Contract jobs citing JIRA 70 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.30% 1.22% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.22% 9.13% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 30 18
Median daily rate £425 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £503 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-28.12% +5.26%
JIRA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
460 427 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.13% 13.32% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 296 240
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £30.51 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £43.83 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the South West region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +25 29 £400 -8.57% 9
Wiltshire +7 24 £600 +100.00% 1
Bristol -9 9 £450 +20.00% 2
Dorset - 3 £264 - 2
Devon +4 2 £375 -1.57% 1
Somerset - 1 £388 - 2
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 108 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 53 (36.81%) Oracle
4 51 (35.42%) SQL
4 51 (35.42%) Jenkins
5 49 (34.03%) Confluence
5 49 (34.03%) Linux
6 47 (32.64%) Java
7 46 (31.94%) Git (software)
8 44 (30.56%) Scrum
9 36 (25.00%) C#
10 33 (22.92%) OO
11 32 (22.22%) Ruby
11 32 (22.22%) SC Cleared
11 32 (22.22%) DV Cleared
12 30 (20.83%) Apache
12 30 (20.83%) Red Hat
13 29 (20.14%) Perl
13 29 (20.14%) MySQL
13 29 (20.14%) Wiki
13 29 (20.14%) Maven
14 28 (19.44%) Puppet
15 27 (18.75%) REST
15 27 (18.75%) DevOps
15 27 (18.75%) Spring
15 27 (18.75%) HTML
16 26 (18.06%) Tomcat
17 25 (17.36%) Selenium
18 24 (16.67%) Web Services
19 23 (15.97%) XML

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (34.03%) Confluence
2 30 (20.83%) Apache
3 26 (18.06%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.25%) JBoss
4 9 (6.25%) SAS
5 5 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.78%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.08%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.39%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.69%) GemFire
9 1 (0.69%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.69%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.69%) IIS
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
2 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.81%) GitHub
2 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.69%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.81%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.47%) Internet
3 4 (2.78%) HTTP
3 4 (2.78%) MQTT
3 4 (2.78%) SSH
4 3 (2.08%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.14%) MySQL
2 14 (9.72%) OrientDB
3 12 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 12 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 12 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.94%) Neo4j
5 9 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (5.56%) Big Data
6 8 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.86%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.86%) Star Schema
8 6 (4.17%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.08%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (2.08%) Base SAS
9 3 (2.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.69%) GIS
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.69%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 51 (35.42%) Jenkins
2 46 (31.94%) Git (software)
3 29 (20.14%) Maven
4 25 (17.36%) Selenium
5 18 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 17 (11.81%) Hudson
7 13 (9.03%) Bitbucket
8 12 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (7.64%) Capybara
9 11 (7.64%) SpecFlow
9 11 (7.64%) Subversion
9 11 (7.64%) WebDriver
10 10 (6.94%) Ant
11 9 (6.25%) JUnit
12 8 (5.56%) Eclipse
12 8 (5.56%) WATIR
13 6 (4.17%) ClearCase
14 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
14 5 (3.47%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (12.50%) Finance
2 10 (6.94%) Marketing
3 9 (6.25%) Electronics
4 8 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.17%) Games
6 4 (2.78%) Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (27.78%) Developer
2 24 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.19%) Analyst
4 16 (11.11%) Architect
5 15 (10.42%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (9.72%) Test Analyst
7 13 (9.03%) Test Engineer
8 11 (7.64%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 10 (6.94%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 10 (6.94%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.94%) Software Engineer
9 10 (6.94%) Tester
10 9 (6.25%) Designer
11 8 (5.56%) Senior Designer
11 8 (5.56%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.86%) Data Architect
13 6 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
13 6 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
13 6 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
14 5 (3.47%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.75%) HTML
1 27 (18.75%) REST
1 27 (18.75%) Spring
2 24 (16.67%) Web Services
3 23 (15.97%) XML
4 18 (12.50%) jQuery
5 17 (11.81%) LAMP
6 15 (10.42%) WSDL
6 15 (10.42%) XSD
7 14 (9.72%) CSS
7 14 (9.72%) JSON
8 11 (7.64%) Behat
8 11 (7.64%) Hibernate
9 10 (6.94%) EJB
9 10 (6.94%) Java EE
10 9 (6.25%) JSF
11 8 (5.56%) Node.js
12 6 (4.17%) SOAP
13 5 (3.47%) AngularJS
14 4 (2.78%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.14%) Wiki
2 13 (9.03%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.56%) NHS
4 6 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.78%) iPad
6 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.39%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.39%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.39%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.69%) Blog
7 1 (0.69%) Ergonomics
7 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.69%) PMI
7 1 (0.69%) Psychology
7 1 (0.69%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 49 (34.03%) Linux
2 17 (11.81%) CentOS
2 17 (11.81%) Solaris
3 14 (9.72%) Unix
4 6 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.17%) Windows
5 5 (3.47%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.39%) Android
8 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (30.56%) Scrum
3 33 (22.92%) OO
4 27 (18.75%) DevOps
5 22 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (15.28%) Software Engineering
6 19 (13.19%) Automated Testing
7 17 (11.81%) Configuration Management
8 16 (11.11%) SOA
8 16 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 16 (11.11%) TDD
9 15 (10.42%) TOGAF
9 15 (10.42%) Virtual Environments
10 14 (9.72%) Data Migration
10 14 (9.72%) Kanban
10 14 (9.72%) Migration
10 14 (9.72%) Test Automation
11 13 (9.03%) Programme Management
12 12 (8.33%) Manual Testing
12 12 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (35.42%) SQL
2 47 (32.64%) Java
3 36 (25.00%) C#
4 32 (22.22%) Ruby
5 29 (20.14%) Perl
6 23 (15.97%) JavaScript
7 21 (14.58%) PL/SQL
8 20 (13.89%) C++
9 19 (13.19%) C
9 19 (13.19%) Python
10 13 (9.03%) Bash Shell
11 12 (8.33%) Scala
12 7 (4.86%) Objective-C
13 6 (4.17%) MATLAB
13 6 (4.17%) PHP
13 6 (4.17%) R
14 4 (2.78%) Shell Script
15 3 (2.08%) Ada
15 3 (2.08%) C-shell
16 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 72 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 32 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 20 (13.89%) ISEB
4 19 (13.19%) ISTQB
5 17 (11.81%) RHCE
6 10 (6.94%) Degree
7 6 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.81%) QA
2 6 (4.17%) HL7
3 1 (0.69%) MISRA
3 1 (0.69%) MISRA C
System Software
1 18 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (11.81%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.81%) Samba
3 15 (10.42%) Xen
4 3 (2.08%) NFS
4 3 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.08%) vSphere
5 1 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.69%) Docker
5 1 (0.69%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 28 (19.44%) Puppet
2 15 (10.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.08%) Kibana
5 2 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.69%) Ansible
6 1 (0.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 53 (36.81%) Oracle
2 30 (20.83%) Red Hat
3 21 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 18 (12.50%) VMware
5 15 (10.42%) Citrix
6 13 (9.03%) Rally
7 10 (6.94%) HP
8 8 (5.56%) SAP
9 6 (4.17%) Apple
10 5 (3.47%) Atlassian
10 5 (3.47%) Splunk
11 3 (2.08%) IBM
11 3 (2.08%) NetApp
12 2 (1.39%) Planview
12 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.39%) Zend
13 1 (0.69%) Google
13 1 (0.69%) MuleSoft
13 1 (0.69%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 1 (0.69%) Teradata
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