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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 99 93 110
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing JIRA 34 50 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.14% 1.67% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.85% 12.05% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £329 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £359 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +12.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+7.18% -17.29%
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
433 415 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.52% 13.85% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 271 119
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 12
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.77 £33.70 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Bristol -11 17 £350 -6.66% 8
Gloucestershire -6 5 - - 4
Devon +2 4 £349 - 3
Wiltshire -4 4 £400 -14.89% 3
Somerset +16 1 £325 -21.21%
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 59 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (51.06%) Java
3 36 (38.30%) Git (software)
4 34 (36.17%) Security Cleared
5 30 (31.91%) SQL
6 29 (30.85%) Scrum
7 24 (25.53%) Jenkins
8 23 (24.47%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (24.47%) Web Services
9 21 (22.34%) Linux
9 21 (22.34%) Oracle
9 21 (22.34%) SC Cleared
10 20 (21.28%) XML
11 19 (20.21%) Test Scripting
12 17 (18.09%) Software Testing
13 16 (17.02%) Spring
13 16 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (17.02%) BDD
14 15 (15.96%) MongoDB
14 15 (15.96%) Automated Testing
14 15 (15.96%) JBoss
14 15 (15.96%) J2EE
14 15 (15.96%) Hibernate
15 14 (14.89%) MySQL
15 14 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (14.89%) Cucumber
15 14 (14.89%) Confluence
15 14 (14.89%) Automation Testing
16 13 (13.83%) Puppet
16 13 (13.83%) NoSQL

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (15.96%) JBoss
2 14 (14.89%) Confluence
3 11 (11.70%) MediaWiki
3 11 (11.70%) nginx
3 11 (11.70%) Apache
4 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.38%) IIS
5 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.13%) Mule
6 2 (2.13%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.06%) Node.js
7 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Office
2 2 (2.13%) MS Project
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Summit
2 3 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.13%) Maximo
4 1 (1.06%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) LDAP
1 11 (11.70%) VPN
1 11 (11.70%) Firewall
2 7 (7.45%) Network Security
2 7 (7.45%) IPv6
2 7 (7.45%) LAN
2 7 (7.45%) WAN
2 7 (7.45%) IPsec
2 7 (7.45%) OSPF
2 7 (7.45%) BGP
2 7 (7.45%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.47%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (15.96%) MongoDB
3 14 (14.89%) MySQL
4 13 (13.83%) NoSQL
5 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.13%) Big Data
9 1 (1.06%) Redis
9 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 36 (38.30%) Git (software)
2 24 (25.53%) Jenkins
3 14 (14.89%) Cucumber
4 12 (12.77%) Subversion
4 12 (12.77%) SoapUI
5 11 (11.70%) Hudson
6 10 (10.64%) Selenium
7 8 (8.51%) Spock
8 7 (7.45%) Maven
8 7 (7.45%) IntelliJ
8 7 (7.45%) LoadRunner
9 6 (6.38%) Bitbucket
10 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.19%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (2.13%) JUnit
11 2 (2.13%) TestNG
11 2 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.13%) WebDriver
12 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.06%) Selenium IDE
General
1 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
1 6 (6.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Marketing
2 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.19%) Electronics
3 2 (2.13%) Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
3 2 (2.13%) Billing
4 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (42.55%) Developer
2 23 (24.47%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.83%) Analyst
4 11 (11.70%) Test Analyst
5 10 (10.64%) Tester
6 9 (9.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Database Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Agile Test Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Hybris Developer
9 3 (3.19%) LoadRunner Tester
9 3 (3.19%) Testing Specialist
9 3 (3.19%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.13%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.13%) Business Developer
10 2 (2.13%) Consultant
10 2 (2.13%) Architect
10 2 (2.13%) Administrator
10 2 (2.13%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.47%) Web Services
2 20 (21.28%) XML
3 16 (17.02%) Spring
4 15 (15.96%) J2EE
4 15 (15.96%) Hibernate
5 12 (12.77%) JAXB
5 12 (12.77%) EJB
5 12 (12.77%) RESTful
5 12 (12.77%) JPA
5 12 (12.77%) EJB 3.0
5 12 (12.77%) JSF
5 12 (12.77%) JSON
6 11 (11.70%) Apache Camel
7 8 (8.51%) Spring Boot
8 7 (7.45%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (5.32%) HTML
9 5 (5.32%) SOAP
9 5 (5.32%) LAMP
10 4 (4.26%) jQuery
10 4 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Wiki
2 8 (8.51%) Linked Data
3 7 (7.45%) Clustering
4 4 (4.26%) User Experience
4 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.19%) DTV
6 2 (2.13%) PMI
6 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.34%) Linux
2 11 (11.70%) Ubuntu
2 11 (11.70%) CentOS
2 11 (11.70%) Windows
2 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (11.70%) Debian
3 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.19%) Android
3 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.85%) Scrum
3 19 (20.21%) Test Scripting
4 17 (18.09%) Software Testing
5 16 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (17.02%) BDD
6 15 (15.96%) Automated Testing
7 14 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (14.89%) Automation Testing
8 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (12.77%) E-Commerce
8 12 (12.77%) Load Testing
9 11 (11.70%) DevOps
10 10 (10.64%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (10.64%) Build Automation
11 9 (9.57%) Unit Testing
11 9 (9.57%) Test Automation
12 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (8.51%) Test Management
13 7 (7.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 48 (51.06%) Java
2 30 (31.91%) SQL
3 13 (13.83%) Python
4 12 (12.77%) PHP
5 11 (11.70%) PL/SQL
6 9 (9.57%) Ruby
7 7 (7.45%) Groovy
7 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.32%) Perl
8 5 (5.32%) C
9 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.06%) PHP5
10 1 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (36.17%) Security Cleared
2 21 (22.34%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.77%) DV Cleared
4 10 (10.64%) ISEB
4 10 (10.64%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.26%) Degree
6 3 (3.19%) CCNA
6 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) ISO 9001
1 9 (9.57%) ISO 14001
2 5 (5.32%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.70%) Postfix
1 11 (11.70%) Samba
1 11 (11.70%) iptables
2 8 (8.51%) XenServer
2 8 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.13%) GPFS
4 2 (2.13%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) Puppet
2 11 (11.70%) ZABBIX
3 10 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (6.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.26%) Salt
6 2 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (22.34%) Oracle
2 11 (11.70%) Red Hat
3 10 (10.64%) HP
4 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (8.51%) VMware
5 8 (8.51%) Citrix
6 6 (6.38%) Atlassian
6 6 (6.38%) hybris
7 5 (5.32%) SAP
8 2 (2.13%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.06%) Demandware
9 1 (1.06%) New Relic
9 1 (1.06%) Zend
9 1 (1.06%) Adobe
9 1 (1.06%) Murex
9 1 (1.06%) ATG
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 days ago