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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 69 102 95
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 76 37 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.61% 1.21% 1.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.90% 8.53% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 22 37
Median daily rate £400 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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
382 434 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.13% 14.21% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 260 272
Median daily rate £400 £400 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 32
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £47.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £37.02 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.96%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Wiltshire +23 23 £425 +13.33% 1
Bristol +6 19 £400 +6.66% 2
Gloucestershire +15 17 £400 - 10
Devon +4 8 £450 +20.40% 2
Dorset - 6 £339 -
Somerset +10 2 - - 1
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 114 (79.72%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (45.45%) Java
3 60 (41.96%) Git (software)
4 54 (37.76%) Scrum
5 52 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 44 (30.77%) Jenkins
7 42 (29.37%) SQL
8 40 (27.97%) Confluence
9 38 (26.57%) OO
10 32 (22.38%) Oracle
11 31 (21.68%) C#
11 31 (21.68%) Ruby
12 29 (20.28%) Linux
13 28 (19.58%) HTML
14 26 (18.18%) QA
15 25 (17.48%) SC Cleared
15 25 (17.48%) Apache
15 25 (17.48%) DevOps
16 24 (16.78%) Cucumber
16 24 (16.78%) Selenium
16 24 (16.78%) Software Engineering
17 23 (16.08%) Wiki
17 23 (16.08%) MySQL
18 22 (15.38%) JavaScript
18 22 (15.38%) CSS
18 22 (15.38%) Mobile App
19 21 (14.69%) BDD
19 21 (14.69%) C
19 21 (14.69%) Spring
20 20 (13.99%) Degree

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 40 (27.97%) Confluence
2 25 (17.48%) Apache
3 14 (9.79%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.59%) SAS
5 6 (4.20%) Node.js
6 5 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.80%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.80%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.10%) JBoss
9 2 (1.40%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.70%) GemFire
10 1 (0.70%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.10%) MS Office
2 3 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.40%) GitHub
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.70%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.20%) Internet
3 4 (2.80%) HTTP
3 4 (2.80%) MQTT
4 3 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.40%) SSH
6 1 (0.70%) AMQP
6 1 (0.70%) GSM
6 1 (0.70%) Network Security
6 1 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.08%) MySQL
2 15 (10.49%) Oracle Database
3 14 (9.79%) Relational Database
4 13 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (7.69%) OrientDB
6 10 (6.99%) Neo4j
7 8 (5.59%) Big Data
8 7 (4.90%) Hadoop
9 6 (4.20%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.80%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.80%) SAP HANA
11 3 (2.10%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.70%) GIS
12 1 (0.70%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.70%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (0.70%) QGIS
12 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 60 (41.96%) Git (software)
2 44 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 24 (16.78%) Cucumber
3 24 (16.78%) Selenium
4 19 (13.29%) Maven
5 18 (12.59%) Bitbucket
5 18 (12.59%) IntelliJ
6 16 (11.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (9.79%) Subversion
8 13 (9.09%) WebDriver
9 11 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (6.99%) Eclipse
11 9 (6.29%) Capybara
11 9 (6.29%) SpecFlow
12 8 (5.59%) Spock
13 7 (4.90%) JUnit
14 6 (4.20%) WATIR
15 5 (3.50%) Android Studio
15 5 (3.50%) Visual Studio
16 4 (2.80%) PhantomJS
General
1 19 (13.29%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) Marketing
3 9 (6.29%) Electronics
3 9 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.59%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.50%) Games
5 5 (3.50%) Retail
6 4 (2.80%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Automotive
7 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (48.95%) Developer
2 30 (20.98%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.89%) Analyst
4 16 (11.19%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.39%) Test Analyst
6 11 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 10 (6.99%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.59%) Administrator
8 8 (5.59%) DBA
8 8 (5.59%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (5.59%) Test Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Tester
9 7 (4.90%) Database Developer
9 7 (4.90%) PostgreSQL DBA
9 7 (4.90%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 7 (4.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Java Engineer
11 5 (3.50%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.58%) HTML
2 22 (15.38%) CSS
3 21 (14.69%) Spring
4 12 (8.39%) jQuery
5 11 (7.69%) LAMP
6 10 (6.99%) Java EE
6 10 (6.99%) JSON
6 10 (6.99%) Web Services
7 9 (6.29%) Behat
7 9 (6.29%) EJB
7 9 (6.29%) JSF
8 8 (5.59%) REST
8 8 (5.59%) RESTful
8 8 (5.59%) XML
9 7 (4.90%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (4.90%) HTML5
9 7 (4.90%) J2EE
10 6 (4.20%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.20%) J2SE
11 5 (3.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.08%) Wiki
2 22 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.99%) Replication
4 7 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.90%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (4.20%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.20%) User Experience
6 2 (1.40%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.40%) iPad
6 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.40%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.70%) Blog
7 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.70%) Ergonomics
7 1 (0.70%) iPhone
7 1 (0.70%) Psychology
7 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.28%) Linux
2 12 (8.39%) CentOS
3 11 (7.69%) Android
3 11 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 11 (7.69%) Solaris
3 11 (7.69%) Windows
4 8 (5.59%) Unix
5 3 (2.10%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (79.72%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (37.76%) Scrum
3 38 (26.57%) OO
4 25 (17.48%) DevOps
5 24 (16.78%) Software Engineering
6 21 (14.69%) BDD
7 15 (10.49%) Configuration Management
8 14 (9.79%) Automated Testing
8 14 (9.79%) ITIL
9 13 (9.09%) Open Source
9 13 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 12 (8.39%) OOD
10 12 (8.39%) TDD
10 12 (8.39%) Test Automation
11 11 (7.69%) Kanban
11 11 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 11 (7.69%) Service Delivery
12 10 (6.99%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (6.99%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 65 (45.45%) Java
2 42 (29.37%) SQL
3 31 (21.68%) C#
3 31 (21.68%) Ruby
4 22 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 21 (14.69%) C
6 17 (11.89%) C++
6 17 (11.89%) Perl
7 16 (11.19%) Python
8 14 (9.79%) PL/SQL
9 12 (8.39%) Scala
10 9 (6.29%) Objective-C
11 8 (5.59%) Groovy
11 8 (5.59%) MATLAB
11 8 (5.59%) R
12 6 (4.20%) PHP
13 4 (2.80%) Bash Shell
14 3 (2.10%) Ada
14 3 (2.10%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 52 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 25 (17.48%) SC Cleared
3 20 (13.99%) Degree
3 20 (13.99%) DV Cleared
4 18 (12.59%) ISEB
5 17 (11.89%) ISTQB
6 11 (7.69%) RHCE
7 6 (4.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.70%) MCPD
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.18%) QA
2 7 (4.90%) ISO 14001
2 7 (4.90%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.70%) MISRA
4 1 (0.70%) MISRA C
System Software
1 11 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 11 (7.69%) Samba
2 1 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.70%) Docker
2 1 (0.70%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 16 (11.19%) Puppet
2 5 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.10%) Kibana
4 2 (1.40%) Ansible
4 2 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.40%) Nagios
5 1 (0.70%) logstash
5 1 (0.70%) Salt
5 1 (0.70%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 32 (22.38%) Oracle
2 14 (9.79%) Red Hat
3 12 (8.39%) Rally
3 12 (8.39%) SAP
4 8 (5.59%) Apple
5 5 (3.50%) HP
5 5 (3.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.50%) Splunk
6 4 (2.80%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.40%) IBM
7 2 (1.40%) Planview
7 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.40%) Zend
8 1 (0.70%) BMC
8 1 (0.70%) CA
8 1 (0.70%) Google
8 1 (0.70%) New Relic
8 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.70%) Teradata
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