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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 104 115 105
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing JIRA 38 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 0.85% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.68% 6.67% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 6
Average daily rate
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£381 £419 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.95% +34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
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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
438 390 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.47% 12.81% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 246 145
Average daily rate £390 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 10
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.50 £35.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £38.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 3 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 3 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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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 -5 14 £400 -5.88% 4
Wiltshire +13 13 £300 +9.09%
Devon 0 6 £381 +17.23% 4
Gloucestershire 0 4 £438 +9.37% 3
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JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 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 42 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.00%) Java
3 25 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 25 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 24 (32.00%) Scrum
5 23 (30.67%) SQL
6 21 (28.00%) Oracle
7 20 (26.67%) Linux
7 20 (26.67%) Puppet
8 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
8 19 (25.33%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (24.00%) Red Hat
10 17 (22.67%) Selenium
10 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (21.33%) DV Cleared
12 15 (20.00%) Web Services
12 15 (20.00%) XML
13 14 (18.67%) Python
14 13 (17.33%) Apache
14 13 (17.33%) Confluence
15 12 (16.00%) SDLC
15 12 (16.00%) Hibernate
15 12 (16.00%) JSON
15 12 (16.00%) JBoss
16 11 (14.67%) MySQL
16 11 (14.67%) PHP
16 11 (14.67%) Test Automation
16 11 (14.67%) iptables
16 11 (14.67%) MongoDB
17 10 (13.33%) BDD

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 13 (17.33%) Apache
1 13 (17.33%) Confluence
2 12 (16.00%) JBoss
3 7 (9.33%) nginx
3 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.67%) MediaWiki
5 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.00%) IIS
6 1 (1.33%) Liferay
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Project
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Summit
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) LDAP
1 6 (8.00%) HTTP
2 5 (6.67%) VPN
2 5 (6.67%) Firewall
3 4 (5.33%) IPsec
3 4 (5.33%) OSPF
3 4 (5.33%) IPv6
3 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.00%) SAN
4 3 (4.00%) DNS
4 3 (4.00%) SSH
4 3 (4.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (4.00%) DHCP
5 2 (2.67%) OpenVPN
5 2 (2.67%) Network Security
5 2 (2.67%) BGP
5 2 (2.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.67%) LAN
5 2 (2.67%) WAN
6 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (14.67%) MySQL
2 11 (14.67%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.67%) Big Data
7 2 (2.67%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 25 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 17 (22.67%) Selenium
3 9 (12.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (12.00%) SoapUI
4 8 (10.67%) Hudson
5 7 (9.33%) Subversion
6 6 (8.00%) WebDriver
6 6 (8.00%) GitLab
7 5 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (5.33%) PhpStorm
8 4 (5.33%) Behat
9 3 (4.00%) Maven
10 2 (2.67%) TestNG
10 2 (2.67%) JUnit
10 2 (2.67%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.67%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.67%) RSpec
10 2 (2.67%) Spock
General
1 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Billing
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Electronics
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.00%) Analyst
4 5 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 5 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Tester
5 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Database Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Designer
6 3 (4.00%) Senior Designer
7 2 (2.67%) Test Leader
7 2 (2.67%) .NET Developer
7 2 (2.67%) GUI Developer
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.00%) Web Services
1 15 (20.00%) XML
2 12 (16.00%) Hibernate
2 12 (16.00%) JSON
3 9 (12.00%) JSF
3 9 (12.00%) JPA
3 9 (12.00%) EJB 3.0
3 9 (12.00%) EJB
3 9 (12.00%) JAXB
3 9 (12.00%) HTML
3 9 (12.00%) J2EE
4 8 (10.67%) REST
5 6 (8.00%) Apache Camel
5 6 (8.00%) Spring
6 5 (6.67%) SOAP
7 4 (5.33%) CSS
7 4 (5.33%) jQuery
7 4 (5.33%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (4.00%) RESTful
8 3 (4.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Wiki
2 3 (4.00%) Clustering
2 3 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.67%) PMI
3 2 (2.67%) DTV
3 2 (2.67%) Linked Data
3 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.67%) Linux
2 9 (12.00%) Ubuntu
3 8 (10.67%) CentOS
3 8 (10.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (9.33%) UNIX
4 7 (9.33%) Solaris
5 6 (8.00%) Windows
6 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.67%) Debian
7 2 (2.67%) SmartOS
7 2 (2.67%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.00%) Scrum
3 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (16.00%) SDLC
5 11 (14.67%) Test Automation
6 10 (13.33%) BDD
7 9 (12.00%) Automation Testing
7 9 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (12.00%) Automated Testing
7 9 (12.00%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.67%) TDD
8 8 (10.67%) Regression Testing
8 8 (10.67%) Test Scripting
8 8 (10.67%) DevOps
9 6 (8.00%) Load Testing
9 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.00%) SOA
10 5 (6.67%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.00%) Java
2 23 (30.67%) SQL
3 14 (18.67%) Python
4 11 (14.67%) PHP
5 10 (13.33%) Perl
6 9 (12.00%) Ruby
7 8 (10.67%) PL/SQL
8 7 (9.33%) JavaScript
9 6 (8.00%) C#
10 5 (6.67%) Bash Shell
11 4 (5.33%) C++
12 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.67%) Groovy
13 2 (2.67%) C
14 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
14 1 (1.33%) VB6
14 1 (1.33%) VB
14 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.33%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.67%) Degree
5 3 (4.00%) RHCE
5 3 (4.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.33%) PMP
7 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.67%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) iptables
2 8 (10.67%) Samba
3 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.67%) Postfix
5 3 (4.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.67%) Snort
6 2 (2.67%) Squid
6 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.67%) Btrfs
6 2 (2.67%) XenServer
6 2 (2.67%) Varnish
6 2 (2.67%) vCloud
6 2 (2.67%) KVM
6 2 (2.67%) Docker
6 2 (2.67%) GPFS
6 2 (2.67%) Ceph
6 2 (2.67%) LXC
Systems Management
1 20 (26.67%) Puppet
2 7 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.00%) ZABBIX
4 4 (5.33%) Ganglia
4 4 (5.33%) Nagios
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Nessus
6 2 (2.67%) CFEngine
6 2 (2.67%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.67%) Ansible
6 2 (2.67%) Salt
6 2 (2.67%) systemd
6 2 (2.67%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.33%) logstash
7 1 (1.33%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Oracle
2 18 (24.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.67%) Atlassian
4 7 (9.33%) VMware
5 3 (4.00%) SAP
5 3 (4.00%) Sun
6 2 (2.67%) Citrix
6 2 (2.67%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.33%) ATG
7 1 (1.33%) hybris
7 1 (1.33%) Splunk
7 1 (1.33%) Demandware
7 1 (1.33%) BMC
7 1 (1.33%) CA
7 1 (1.33%) Murex
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.33%) Adobe
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