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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 129 109 118
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs citing JIRA 19 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.44% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.30% 3.82% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 5
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£338 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +125.00%
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
442 262 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.14% 11.45% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 165 161
Average daily rate £375 £338 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 49
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.62 £14.08 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 -14 3 £388 +19.23% 2
Dorset -7 1 - - 1
Wiltshire -14 1 £275 -21.42% 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Somerset - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (47.37%) Java
3 20 (35.09%) Scrum
4 18 (31.58%) MySQL
4 18 (31.58%) Data Modelling
4 18 (31.58%) Git (software)
4 18 (31.58%) Confluence
5 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (29.82%) Subversion
6 16 (28.07%) Selenium
7 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 15 (26.32%) SQL
8 14 (24.56%) Automated Testing
9 13 (22.81%) VMware
9 13 (22.81%) Puppet
9 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
9 13 (22.81%) DevOps
10 12 (21.05%) User Stories
10 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
10 12 (21.05%) PHP
10 12 (21.05%) Windows
10 12 (21.05%) Apache
11 11 (19.30%) Linux
11 11 (19.30%) ISEB
11 11 (19.30%) QuickTest Pro
11 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
11 11 (19.30%) VPN
11 11 (19.30%) Samba
11 11 (19.30%) Debian

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 18 (31.58%) Confluence
2 12 (21.05%) Apache
3 11 (19.30%) nginx
4 10 (17.54%) MediaWiki
5 8 (14.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.75%) Mule
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.75%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Summit
1 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.75%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) VPN
1 11 (19.30%) Firewall
2 10 (17.54%) IPsec
2 10 (17.54%) Network Security
2 10 (17.54%) LDAP
2 10 (17.54%) LAN
2 10 (17.54%) WAN
2 10 (17.54%) IPv6
2 10 (17.54%) OSPF
2 10 (17.54%) BGP
2 10 (17.54%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) MySQL
2 11 (19.30%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 17 (29.82%) Subversion
3 16 (28.07%) Selenium
4 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
5 11 (19.30%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (17.54%) Hudson
7 8 (14.04%) JUnit
8 5 (8.77%) Maven
8 5 (8.77%) WebDriver
9 4 (7.02%) TestNG
10 2 (3.51%) PHPUnit
11 1 (1.75%) Ant
11 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
11 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.75%) JMeter
General
1 2 (3.51%) Electronics
1 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
1 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Tester
3 9 (15.79%) Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Lead Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Test Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Automation Tester
6 6 (10.53%) Hybris Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) Test Leader
9 3 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Business Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) LAMP
2 10 (17.54%) Spring
3 9 (15.79%) HTML
4 8 (14.04%) CSS
4 8 (14.04%) XML
4 8 (14.04%) jQuery
5 7 (12.28%) JSP
6 6 (10.53%) XSD
6 6 (10.53%) Ajax
6 6 (10.53%) Spring MVC
7 3 (5.26%) J2EE
8 2 (3.51%) SOAP
8 2 (3.51%) WPF
8 2 (3.51%) Symfony
8 2 (3.51%) RESTful
8 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.51%) WinForms
8 2 (3.51%) Web Services
8 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.75%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Wiki
2 3 (5.26%) User Experience
3 2 (3.51%) Open Source
3 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.51%) DTV
3 2 (3.51%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 11 (19.30%) Linux
2 11 (19.30%) Debian
3 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (15.79%) Ubuntu
5 7 (12.28%) CentOS
5 7 (12.28%) UNIX
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) Scrum
3 18 (31.58%) Data Modelling
4 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (24.56%) Automated Testing
6 13 (22.81%) DevOps
7 12 (21.05%) User Stories
8 11 (19.30%) Software Testing
8 11 (19.30%) Test Scripting
9 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
9 10 (17.54%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (17.54%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (14.04%) Kanban
11 7 (12.28%) BDD
11 7 (12.28%) TDD
11 7 (12.28%) OO
11 7 (12.28%) Project Management
11 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
11 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
12 6 (10.53%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) Java
2 15 (26.32%) SQL
3 12 (21.05%) PHP
4 11 (19.30%) Bash Shell
4 11 (19.30%) Ruby
5 10 (17.54%) Perl
6 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.26%) C#
8 2 (3.51%) C++
8 2 (3.51%) PHP5
9 1 (1.75%) Groovy
9 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) ISEB
4 10 (17.54%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) Degree
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.51%) CCNA
7 1 (1.75%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.51%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (19.30%) Postfix
2 11 (19.30%) Samba
3 10 (17.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) Puppet
2 11 (19.30%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (17.54%) ZABBIX
4 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) VMware
2 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
3 10 (17.54%) HP
3 10 (17.54%) Citrix
4 6 (10.53%) hybris
5 3 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.26%) IBM
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle
6 2 (3.51%) SAP
6 2 (3.51%) JBoss
6 2 (3.51%) Zend
7 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago