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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
England / South West
Rank 72 82 92
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Contract jobs citing JIRA 61 63 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.36% 2.11% 1.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.53% 13.32% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 48 31
Median daily rate £403 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.24% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.87%

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
451 473 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.47% 15.81% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 354 346
Median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 23
Median hourly rate £39.50 £41.80 £43.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% -3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £31.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Bristol +12 23 £350 -12.50% 6
Wiltshire +15 16 £413 +13.01% 8
Gloucestershire +12 13 £405 +26.56% 14
Somerset +1 5 £375 +9.89% 5
Devon -13 2 £333 -32.31% 1
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 96 (76.80%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (44.00%) Confluence
3 50 (40.00%) Java
4 37 (29.60%) Scrum
5 36 (28.80%) Git (software)
6 34 (27.20%) Security Cleared
7 30 (24.00%) SQL
8 29 (23.20%) Finance
9 27 (21.60%) Oracle
10 26 (20.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 25 (20.00%) Linux
11 25 (20.00%) Python
11 25 (20.00%) DevOps
12 24 (19.20%) Atlassian
13 23 (18.40%) Jenkins
14 21 (16.80%) DV Cleared
15 20 (16.00%) Software Engineering
16 19 (15.20%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (14.40%) Ansible
17 18 (14.40%) Docker
18 17 (13.60%) Bitbucket
18 17 (13.60%) Maven
19 16 (12.80%) Test Scripting
19 16 (12.80%) JavaScript
20 15 (12.00%) QA
20 15 (12.00%) Spring
20 15 (12.00%) Open Source
21 14 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
21 14 (11.20%) REST

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 55 (44.00%) Confluence
2 9 (7.20%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (7.20%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.40%) Apache
4 4 (3.20%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.40%) Mule
5 3 (2.40%) Mule ESB
5 3 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.60%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.60%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.80%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.80%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.80%) CICS
7 1 (0.80%) CMS
7 1 (0.80%) Drupal
7 1 (0.80%) IIS
7 1 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.60%) HipChat
2 2 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.60%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (7.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.80%) Slack
4 5 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (3.20%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (3.20%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (3.20%) Route 53
5 4 (3.20%) Trello
5 4 (3.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.40%) GitHub
7 2 (1.60%) SaaS
8 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) VPN
2 4 (3.20%) HTTP
2 4 (3.20%) SSL
2 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.20%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.40%) BGP
3 3 (2.40%) HSRP
3 3 (2.40%) MPLS
3 3 (2.40%) OSPF
3 3 (2.40%) PPP
3 3 (2.40%) SSH
4 2 (1.60%) DMZ
4 2 (1.60%) NAS
4 2 (1.60%) PuTTY
4 2 (1.60%) SAN
4 2 (1.60%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.60%) MySQL
2 10 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.20%) Big Data
3 9 (7.20%) MongoDB
3 9 (7.20%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.60%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.60%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.60%) OrientDB
5 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (3.20%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.20%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.60%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.60%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 36 (28.80%) Git (software)
2 26 (20.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 23 (18.40%) Jenkins
4 17 (13.60%) Bitbucket
4 17 (13.60%) Maven
5 14 (11.20%) Ant
6 13 (10.40%) Artifactory
7 12 (9.60%) Selenium
8 10 (8.00%) Eclipse
9 8 (6.40%) SonarQube
10 7 (5.60%) JUnit
11 6 (4.80%) Cucumber
11 6 (4.80%) LoadRunner
11 6 (4.80%) Selenium IDE
11 6 (4.80%) TeamCity
11 6 (4.80%) WebDriver
12 5 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (3.20%) Subversion
13 4 (3.20%) Vagrant
14 3 (2.40%) Zephyr
General
1 29 (23.20%) Finance
2 12 (9.60%) Banking
3 11 (8.80%) Marketing
4 9 (7.20%) Electronics
4 9 (7.20%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.20%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.80%) Retail
6 3 (2.40%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.60%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.60%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.80%) Back Office
8 1 (0.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (20.80%) Developer
2 19 (15.20%) Analyst
3 14 (11.20%) Java Developer
4 13 (10.40%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (10.40%) Java Engineer
5 11 (8.80%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.80%) Software Engineer
6 8 (6.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.40%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (6.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 8 (6.40%) Tester
6 8 (6.40%) WebOps Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) Coordinator
7 6 (4.80%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 6 (4.80%) Scrum Master
7 6 (4.80%) Test Coordinator
7 6 (4.80%) Test Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) UAT Coordinator
8 5 (4.00%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.00%) Spring
2 14 (11.20%) REST
2 14 (11.20%) Web Services
2 14 (11.20%) XML
3 12 (9.60%) HTML
3 12 (9.60%) SOAP
4 11 (8.80%) ELK Stack
5 10 (8.00%) CSS
5 10 (8.00%) J2EE
6 8 (6.40%) HTML5
6 8 (6.40%) RESTful
7 7 (5.60%) EJB
7 7 (5.60%) Hibernate
7 7 (5.60%) JSON
7 7 (5.60%) WebCenter
8 6 (4.80%) .NET
8 6 (4.80%) Middleware
9 5 (4.00%) DHTML
9 5 (4.00%) Java EE
9 5 (4.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.40%) User Experience
2 7 (5.60%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.80%) Statistics
3 6 (4.80%) Wiki
4 5 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (2.40%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.60%) CESG
6 2 (1.60%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.80%) iPad
7 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.80%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.00%) Linux
2 11 (8.80%) Unix
3 10 (8.00%) Windows
4 7 (5.60%) Amazon Linux
4 7 (5.60%) CentOS
4 7 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.60%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.20%) CoreOS
6 2 (1.60%) Debian
6 2 (1.60%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.80%) Android
7 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (76.80%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.60%) Scrum
3 25 (20.00%) DevOps
4 20 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 19 (15.20%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (12.80%) Test Scripting
8 15 (12.00%) Open Source
9 13 (10.40%) OO
10 12 (9.60%) Microservices
10 12 (9.60%) Programme Management
10 12 (9.60%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (9.60%) Waterfall
10 12 (9.60%) Web Development
11 11 (8.80%) Defect Management
12 10 (8.00%) BDD
12 10 (8.00%) Software Delivery
13 9 (7.20%) Business Analysis
13 9 (7.20%) Test Strategy
13 9 (7.20%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 50 (40.00%) Java
2 30 (24.00%) SQL
3 25 (20.00%) Python
4 16 (12.80%) JavaScript
5 13 (10.40%) Bash Shell
5 13 (10.40%) PL/SQL
6 12 (9.60%) Ruby
7 9 (7.20%) C#
8 7 (5.60%) C
9 6 (4.80%) Scala
10 5 (4.00%) C++
10 5 (4.00%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.20%) PHP
12 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.60%) Groovy
13 2 (1.60%) XPath
14 1 (0.80%) Perl
14 1 (0.80%) VC++
Qualifications
1 34 (27.20%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.80%) DV Cleared
3 14 (11.20%) ISEB
4 12 (9.60%) SC Cleared
5 11 (8.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (7.20%) ISTQB
7 6 (4.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (3.20%) CISA
8 4 (3.20%) CISSP
8 4 (3.20%) IIBA
9 3 (2.40%) Degree
10 2 (1.60%) CCNA
10 2 (1.60%) CCNP
10 2 (1.60%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.80%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (14.40%) Docker
2 7 (5.60%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.20%) LXC
4 4 (3.20%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.80%) RACF
Systems Management
1 18 (14.40%) Ansible
2 13 (10.40%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (7.20%) Terraform
4 8 (6.40%) Kibana
5 7 (5.60%) Icinga
5 7 (5.60%) logstash
6 5 (4.00%) Nagios
6 5 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.00%) Packer
6 5 (4.00%) Puppet
7 4 (3.20%) OSSEC
8 3 (2.40%) PowerCLI
9 2 (1.60%) CloudHub
10 1 (0.80%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 27 (21.60%) Oracle
2 24 (19.20%) Atlassian
3 13 (10.40%) HP
4 10 (8.00%) SAP
5 9 (7.20%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.80%) Cloudera
7 5 (4.00%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.00%) VMware
8 4 (3.20%) New Relic
9 3 (2.40%) Black Duck
10 2 (1.60%) IBM
10 2 (1.60%) IFS
10 2 (1.60%) Informatica
11 1 (0.80%) Apple
11 1 (0.80%) Zend
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