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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 100 104 113
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing JIRA 47 38 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.47% 1.27% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.11% 9.34% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 9
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£375 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +150.00%
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
465 407 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.50% 13.63% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 261 208
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 13
Average hourly rate £36.40 £42.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.35% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +6.08%

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 March 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 March 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
Devon +6 13 £411 +13.44% 1
Gloucestershire 0 12 £450 +63.63%
Bristol -5 12 £375 +11.11% 7
Wiltshire -5 4 £320 -31.91%
Somerset -2 2 £363 -12.12% 1
Dorset - - - - 1
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 64 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (50.00%) Java
3 40 (43.48%) Security Cleared
4 37 (40.22%) Git (software)
5 29 (31.52%) SQL
6 28 (30.43%) SC Cleared
7 26 (28.26%) Web Services
8 25 (27.17%) Linux
9 24 (26.09%) Scrum
9 24 (26.09%) Jenkins
10 22 (23.91%) Software Testing
11 21 (22.83%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (22.83%) XML
12 18 (19.57%) MySQL
12 18 (19.57%) BDD
13 17 (18.48%) HP Quality Center
13 17 (18.48%) Oracle
13 17 (18.48%) ISEB
13 17 (18.48%) ISTQB
13 17 (18.48%) Automated Testing
14 16 (17.39%) Spring
14 16 (17.39%) HP
14 16 (17.39%) Test Scripting
14 16 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (16.30%) Confluence
15 15 (16.30%) RESTful
15 15 (16.30%) NoSQL
15 15 (16.30%) PHP
16 13 (14.13%) J2EE
16 13 (14.13%) Windows

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (16.30%) Confluence
2 13 (14.13%) JBoss
3 12 (13.04%) Apache
3 12 (13.04%) nginx
3 12 (13.04%) MediaWiki
4 6 (6.52%) IIS
4 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.17%) Mule
7 1 (1.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Summit
2 3 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.26%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) VPN
1 12 (13.04%) LDAP
1 12 (13.04%) Firewall
2 8 (8.70%) IPsec
2 8 (8.70%) Network Security
2 8 (8.70%) LAN
2 8 (8.70%) WAN
2 8 (8.70%) IPv6
2 8 (8.70%) OSPF
2 8 (8.70%) BGP
2 8 (8.70%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.83%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (19.57%) MySQL
3 15 (16.30%) NoSQL
4 12 (13.04%) MongoDB
5 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.52%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.35%) Redis
8 3 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.09%) Big Data
9 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (40.22%) Git (software)
2 24 (26.09%) Jenkins
3 13 (14.13%) Subversion
4 12 (13.04%) Hudson
5 11 (11.96%) SoapUI
5 11 (11.96%) Selenium
5 11 (11.96%) Cucumber
6 9 (9.78%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (8.70%) Spock
8 7 (7.61%) IntelliJ
8 7 (7.61%) LoadRunner
8 7 (7.61%) Maven
9 6 (6.52%) Bitbucket
10 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.09%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 4 (4.35%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.26%) Electronics
2 3 (3.26%) Marketing
3 2 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (42.39%) Developer
2 21 (22.83%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.39%) Analyst
4 15 (16.30%) Test Analyst
5 14 (15.22%) Tester
6 10 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Automation Tester
8 6 (6.52%) Agile Test Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Database Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Hybris Developer
9 5 (5.43%) PHP Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Consultant
10 3 (3.26%) Test Consultant
10 3 (3.26%) Test Leader
10 3 (3.26%) Testing Specialist
10 3 (3.26%) LoadRunner Tester
11 2 (2.17%) Agile Project Manager
11 2 (2.17%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.26%) Web Services
2 21 (22.83%) XML
3 16 (17.39%) Spring
4 15 (16.30%) RESTful
5 13 (14.13%) JSON
5 13 (14.13%) Hibernate
5 13 (14.13%) J2EE
6 10 (10.87%) EJB
6 10 (10.87%) JAXB
6 10 (10.87%) JSF
6 10 (10.87%) JPA
6 10 (10.87%) EJB 3.0
7 9 (9.78%) Apache Camel
7 9 (9.78%) LAMP
8 7 (7.61%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (5.43%) HTML
9 5 (5.43%) Symfony
10 4 (4.35%) jQuery
10 4 (4.35%) Memcached
11 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Wiki
2 8 (8.70%) Linked Data
3 7 (7.61%) Clustering
4 5 (5.43%) User Experience
5 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.26%) DTV
7 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.17%) Linux
2 13 (14.13%) Windows
3 12 (13.04%) CentOS
3 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (13.04%) Debian
3 12 (13.04%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.43%) UNIX
5 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.09%) Scrum
3 22 (23.91%) Software Testing
4 18 (19.57%) BDD
5 17 (18.48%) Automated Testing
6 16 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 16 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (13.04%) DevOps
7 12 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (11.96%) Build Automation
8 11 (11.96%) User Stories
9 10 (10.87%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.87%) Automation Testing
9 10 (10.87%) TDD
10 9 (9.78%) Unit Testing
10 9 (9.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (9.78%) OO
10 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
10 9 (9.78%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.00%) Java
2 29 (31.52%) SQL
3 15 (16.30%) PHP
4 12 (13.04%) Python
5 10 (10.87%) PL/SQL
6 9 (9.78%) Ruby
7 7 (7.61%) Groovy
7 7 (7.61%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.52%) Perl
8 6 (6.52%) C
8 6 (6.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.09%) Lua
9 1 (1.09%) PHP5
9 1 (1.09%) C++
9 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 28 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 17 (18.48%) ISEB
3 17 (18.48%) ISTQB
4 10 (10.87%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.35%) Degree
6 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) ISO 9001
1 11 (11.96%) ISO 14001
2 8 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.04%) Postfix
1 12 (13.04%) Samba
1 12 (13.04%) iptables
2 9 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.78%) XenServer
3 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.09%) GPFS
4 1 (1.09%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 17 (18.48%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (14.13%) Puppet
3 12 (13.04%) ZABBIX
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (5.43%) Salt
6 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (18.48%) Oracle
2 16 (17.39%) HP
3 12 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
5 9 (9.78%) VMware
5 9 (9.78%) Citrix
6 5 (5.43%) hybris
7 4 (4.35%) New Relic
7 4 (4.35%) SAP
8 2 (2.17%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.09%) Zend
9 1 (1.09%) Adobe
9 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
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