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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 104 125 95
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -30
Contract jobs citing JIRA 42 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.24% 0.54% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.05% 4.51% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 9
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£405 £388 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +21.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
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
464 377 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.70% 11.92% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 225 155
Average daily rate £399 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £297 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 15
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -19.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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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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
Bristol -2 14 £444 +14.51% 4
Wiltshire +6 11 £300 +9.09% 2
Devon +5 9 £405 +24.61% 5
Gloucestershire - 4 £438 - 3
Dorset -3 2 £300 - 1
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.51%) Linux
2 23 (31.51%) Git (software)
2 23 (31.51%) Jenkins
3 21 (28.77%) Puppet
4 20 (27.40%) Java
4 20 (27.40%) Scrum
5 19 (26.03%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (26.03%) Red Hat
5 19 (26.03%) SQL
6 16 (21.92%) Oracle
6 16 (21.92%) Selenium
7 15 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (19.18%) Confluence
9 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
9 13 (17.81%) MySQL
10 12 (16.44%) Python
10 12 (16.44%) Configuration Management
10 12 (16.44%) Test Automation
10 12 (16.44%) iptables
11 11 (15.07%) SDLC
11 11 (15.07%) DV Cleared
11 11 (15.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (15.07%) JSON
11 11 (15.07%) MongoDB
11 11 (15.07%) REST
11 11 (15.07%) DevOps
11 11 (15.07%) Apache
11 11 (15.07%) Web Services
12 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (19.18%) Confluence
2 11 (15.07%) Apache
3 8 (10.96%) nginx
4 7 (9.59%) JBoss
4 7 (9.59%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.11%) IIS
5 3 (4.11%) MediaWiki
6 2 (2.74%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.37%) Liferay
7 1 (1.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Project
1 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Maximo
1 2 (2.74%) Summit
1 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) DHCP
1 6 (8.22%) HTTP
1 6 (8.22%) DNS
1 6 (8.22%) SSH
2 5 (6.85%) IPsec
2 5 (6.85%) OpenVPN
2 5 (6.85%) OSPF
2 5 (6.85%) IPv6
3 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.48%) LDAP
4 3 (4.11%) Firewall
4 3 (4.11%) iSCSI
4 3 (4.11%) VPN
4 3 (4.11%) SAN
5 1 (1.37%) Internet
5 1 (1.37%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (17.81%) MySQL
3 11 (15.07%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
5 5 (6.85%) MariaDB
6 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.74%) Big Data
8 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (31.51%) Git (software)
1 23 (31.51%) Jenkins
2 16 (21.92%) Selenium
3 9 (12.33%) GitLab
4 8 (10.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (9.59%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.22%) Hudson
6 6 (8.22%) WebDriver
7 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (6.85%) RSpec
7 5 (6.85%) Subversion
8 4 (5.48%) SoapUI
8 4 (5.48%) Behat
8 4 (5.48%) PhpStorm
9 2 (2.74%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.74%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.74%) JUnit
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (2.74%) TestComplete
9 2 (2.74%) TestNG
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.74%) Electronics
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Billing
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Developer
2 11 (15.07%) Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Java Developer
4 5 (6.85%) Test Analyst
4 5 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.48%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Tester
6 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Designer
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Designer
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) Web Services
1 11 (15.07%) JSON
1 11 (15.07%) REST
2 8 (10.96%) XML
2 8 (10.96%) HTML
3 7 (9.59%) Hibernate
4 5 (6.85%) MCollective
4 5 (6.85%) CSS
4 5 (6.85%) SOAP
5 4 (5.48%) EJB
5 4 (5.48%) .NET
5 4 (5.48%) J2EE
5 4 (5.48%) JAXB
5 4 (5.48%) Spring
5 4 (5.48%) JSF
5 4 (5.48%) Apache Camel
5 4 (5.48%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (5.48%) jQuery
5 4 (5.48%) JPA
5 4 (5.48%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Wiki
2 3 (4.11%) Mathematics
2 3 (4.11%) Clustering
3 2 (2.74%) Statistics
3 2 (2.74%) PMI
3 2 (2.74%) DTV
3 2 (2.74%) Grid Computing
3 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.37%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Linux
2 11 (15.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (10.96%) Windows
4 7 (9.59%) Solaris
4 7 (9.59%) Ubuntu
4 7 (9.59%) UNIX
5 6 (8.22%) CentOS
6 5 (6.85%) SmartOS
6 5 (6.85%) CoreOS
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.11%) Debian
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.40%) Scrum
3 15 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (16.44%) Test Automation
4 12 (16.44%) Configuration Management
5 11 (15.07%) DevOps
5 11 (15.07%) SDLC
6 10 (13.70%) BDD
6 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.33%) TDD
7 9 (12.33%) SOA
8 8 (10.96%) Automated Testing
8 8 (10.96%) Test Scripting
8 8 (10.96%) Open Source
8 8 (10.96%) Load Testing
9 7 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
10 6 (8.22%) Automation Testing
10 6 (8.22%) Regression Testing
11 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.40%) Java
2 19 (26.03%) SQL
3 12 (16.44%) Python
4 10 (13.70%) Ruby
5 8 (10.96%) Perl
5 8 (10.96%) PHP
5 8 (10.96%) PL/SQL
6 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.22%) C#
8 4 (5.48%) C++
9 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.74%) C
10 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.37%) VB6
11 1 (1.37%) VB
11 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.07%) DV Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) Degree
5 3 (4.11%) RHCE
5 3 (4.11%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.74%) ISEB
7 1 (1.37%) PMP
7 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.74%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) iptables
2 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) Samba
3 5 (6.85%) Snort
3 5 (6.85%) Squid
3 5 (6.85%) Varnish
3 5 (6.85%) vCloud
3 5 (6.85%) KVM
3 5 (6.85%) Docker
3 5 (6.85%) Btrfs
3 5 (6.85%) LXC
4 3 (4.11%) Postfix
4 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.74%) GPFS
5 2 (2.74%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 21 (28.77%) Puppet
2 8 (10.96%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.85%) HAProxy
3 5 (6.85%) Ansible
3 5 (6.85%) systemd
3 5 (6.85%) Kubernetes
3 5 (6.85%) CFEngine
3 5 (6.85%) Nessus
4 4 (5.48%) ZABBIX
4 4 (5.48%) Ganglia
4 4 (5.48%) Nagios
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (2.74%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.37%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.37%) logstash
6 1 (1.37%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) Red Hat
2 16 (21.92%) Oracle
3 8 (10.96%) VMware
3 8 (10.96%) Atlassian
4 5 (6.85%) SaltStack
5 4 (5.48%) SAP
5 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.11%) Sun
7 1 (1.37%) Murex
7 1 (1.37%) BMC
7 1 (1.37%) CA
7 1 (1.37%) hybris
7 1 (1.37%) Splunk
7 1 (1.37%) Demandware
7 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.37%) ATG
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