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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 84 107 128
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +21
Contract jobs citing JIRA 57 41 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.00% 1.22% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.85% 8.87% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 13
Median daily rate £425 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £593 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £50.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +28.20%
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
481 462 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.91% 13.80% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 315 239
Median daily rate £400 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% +6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £28.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £43.43 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Gloucestershire +22 19 £400 -8.57% 14
Bristol +4 19 £450 +2.85% 3
Wiltshire +3 12 £568 +89.16% 4
Dorset +3 5 £325 +8.33% 5
Somerset - 1 £388 -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 118 (80.27%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (47.62%) Security Cleared
3 51 (34.69%) Oracle
4 49 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 48 (32.65%) Confluence
6 47 (31.97%) SQL
7 46 (31.29%) Linux
8 45 (30.61%) Git (software)
9 43 (29.25%) Java
10 42 (28.57%) Scrum
11 35 (23.81%) C#
12 31 (21.09%) SC Cleared
12 31 (21.09%) DV Cleared
13 30 (20.41%) Maven
14 29 (19.73%) REST
15 27 (18.37%) Red Hat
15 27 (18.37%) OO
16 26 (17.69%) Apache
16 26 (17.69%) Perl
16 26 (17.69%) Spring
16 26 (17.69%) Ruby
16 26 (17.69%) DevOps
17 25 (17.01%) Puppet
18 24 (16.33%) Wiki
18 24 (16.33%) HTML
18 24 (16.33%) MySQL
18 24 (16.33%) Web Services
19 23 (15.65%) Tomcat
19 23 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
20 22 (14.97%) Selenium

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 48 (32.65%) Confluence
2 26 (17.69%) Apache
3 23 (15.65%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.12%) JBoss
5 8 (5.44%) SAS
6 5 (3.40%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.04%) Apache Spark
7 3 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.68%) CICS
9 1 (0.68%) GemFire
9 1 (0.68%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.68%) IIS
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.36%) HipChat
1 2 (1.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) Magento
2 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.88%) GitHub
2 4 (2.72%) Trello
3 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.36%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.68%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.72%) SSH
3 3 (2.04%) iSCSI
3 3 (2.04%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.36%) Internet
5 1 (0.68%) BGP
5 1 (0.68%) HSRP
5 1 (0.68%) MPLS
5 1 (0.68%) OSPF
5 1 (0.68%) PPP
5 1 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.33%) MySQL
2 15 (10.20%) OrientDB
3 12 (8.16%) Big Data
4 11 (7.48%) Hadoop
4 11 (7.48%) Oracle Database
5 10 (6.80%) Neo4j
5 10 (6.80%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (6.12%) NoSQL
7 8 (5.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (4.76%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.76%) SQL Server
8 7 (4.76%) Star Schema
9 3 (2.04%) Base SAS
9 3 (2.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (1.36%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.68%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 45 (30.61%) Git (software)
3 30 (20.41%) Maven
4 22 (14.97%) Selenium
5 19 (12.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (11.56%) Hudson
7 14 (9.52%) Cucumber
8 13 (8.84%) Bitbucket
9 12 (8.16%) Ant
9 12 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (7.48%) JUnit
11 10 (6.80%) Subversion
12 9 (6.12%) Eclipse
13 8 (5.44%) Capybara
13 8 (5.44%) ClearCase
13 8 (5.44%) SpecFlow
13 8 (5.44%) WebDriver
14 6 (4.08%) WATIR
15 5 (3.40%) JMeter
15 5 (3.40%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (12.93%) Finance
2 11 (7.48%) Marketing
3 8 (5.44%) Electronics
3 8 (5.44%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.44%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.08%) Games
5 5 (3.40%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (23.13%) Developer
2 21 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 20 (13.61%) Analyst
4 18 (12.24%) Architect
5 14 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 12 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (7.48%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.48%) Tester
8 10 (6.80%) Test Engineer
9 9 (6.12%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 9 (6.12%) Scrum Master
9 9 (6.12%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 9 (6.12%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) Data Architect
10 7 (4.76%) Designer
11 6 (4.08%) Big Data Engineer
11 6 (4.08%) Senior Designer
11 6 (4.08%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.08%) Test Leader
11 6 (4.08%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.73%) REST
2 26 (17.69%) Spring
3 24 (16.33%) HTML
3 24 (16.33%) Web Services
4 20 (13.61%) XML
5 15 (10.20%) jQuery
5 15 (10.20%) JSON
5 15 (10.20%) WSDL
5 15 (10.20%) XSD
6 14 (9.52%) LAMP
7 12 (8.16%) CSS
8 11 (7.48%) Hibernate
9 10 (6.80%) EJB
10 9 (6.12%) Java EE
10 9 (6.12%) JSF
11 8 (5.44%) Behat
11 8 (5.44%) Node.js
11 8 (5.44%) SOAP
12 6 (4.08%) .NET
12 6 (4.08%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.33%) Wiki
2 12 (8.16%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.44%) NHS
4 7 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (4.08%) User Experience
6 5 (3.40%) Statistics
7 3 (2.04%) iPad
8 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.36%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.36%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.36%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.68%) PMI
9 1 (0.68%) Psychology
9 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 46 (31.29%) Linux
2 14 (9.52%) CentOS
2 14 (9.52%) Solaris
2 14 (9.52%) Unix
3 6 (4.08%) Windows
4 5 (3.40%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.04%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.36%) Android
6 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (80.27%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (28.57%) Scrum
3 27 (18.37%) OO
4 26 (17.69%) DevOps
5 23 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (14.97%) Automated Testing
7 21 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 16 (10.88%) SOA
9 15 (10.20%) Migration
9 15 (10.20%) TDD
9 15 (10.20%) TOGAF
9 15 (10.20%) Virtual Environments
10 14 (9.52%) Configuration Management
10 14 (9.52%) Data Migration
10 14 (9.52%) Software Testing
11 12 (8.16%) Kanban
11 12 (8.16%) Manual Testing
11 12 (8.16%) Open Source
11 12 (8.16%) Programme Management
11 12 (8.16%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 47 (31.97%) SQL
2 43 (29.25%) Java
3 35 (23.81%) C#
4 26 (17.69%) Perl
4 26 (17.69%) Ruby
5 20 (13.61%) JavaScript
5 20 (13.61%) PL/SQL
6 19 (12.93%) C++
7 18 (12.24%) C
8 17 (11.56%) Python
9 13 (8.84%) Bash Shell
10 10 (6.80%) Scala
11 7 (4.76%) PHP
12 6 (4.08%) Shell Script
13 5 (3.40%) MATLAB
13 5 (3.40%) Objective-C
13 5 (3.40%) R
14 3 (2.04%) Ada
14 3 (2.04%) C-shell
15 2 (1.36%) Lua
Qualifications
1 70 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 31 (21.09%) DV Cleared
2 31 (21.09%) SC Cleared
3 19 (12.93%) ISEB
4 17 (11.56%) ISTQB
5 14 (9.52%) RHCE
6 9 (6.12%) Degree
7 7 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.97%) QA
2 6 (4.08%) HL7
3 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.20%) Xen
3 14 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 14 (9.52%) Samba
4 3 (2.04%) NFS
4 3 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.04%) vSphere
5 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.68%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.68%) RACF
Systems Management
1 25 (17.01%) Puppet
2 15 (10.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.68%) Ansible
5 1 (0.68%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.68%) Kibana
5 1 (0.68%) Salt
Vendors
1 51 (34.69%) Oracle
2 27 (18.37%) Red Hat
3 21 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 18 (12.24%) VMware
5 15 (10.20%) Citrix
6 14 (9.52%) Rally
7 11 (7.48%) HP
8 9 (6.12%) SAP
9 7 (4.76%) Atlassian
10 5 (3.40%) Apple
11 3 (2.04%) IBM
11 3 (2.04%) NetApp
12 2 (1.36%) Splunk
13 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.68%) Teradata
13 1 (0.68%) Zend
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