The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 98 114 137
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +23
Contract jobs citing JIRA 46 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.39% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.07% 3.06% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 3
Average daily rate £406 £375 £999
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -62.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.50%
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
457 294 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.80% 12.64% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 184 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £30.10 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £47.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
JIRA
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +5 18 £350 - 5
Wiltshire -6 13 £470 +63.47% 2
Devon - 7 £363 -
Gloucestershire +2 5 £500 +11.11% 3
Somerset - 1 £413 - 1
Dorset - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (49.25%) Scrum
3 26 (38.81%) Java
4 23 (34.33%) Subversion
5 22 (32.84%) Jenkins
6 19 (28.36%) Oracle
7 17 (25.37%) Spring
7 17 (25.37%) Selenium
7 17 (25.37%) Confluence
8 16 (23.88%) Configuration Management
9 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (20.90%) Linux
11 13 (19.40%) ISEB
11 13 (19.40%) LDAP
11 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
11 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
12 12 (17.91%) Automated Testing
12 12 (17.91%) SQL
13 11 (16.42%) Web Services
13 11 (16.42%) Validation
13 11 (16.42%) Test Scripting
13 11 (16.42%) User Stories
14 10 (14.93%) WebDriver
14 10 (14.93%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (14.93%) Waterfall
14 10 (14.93%) Release Management
14 10 (14.93%) UNIX
14 10 (14.93%) Apache
14 10 (14.93%) HP
15 9 (13.43%) Active Directory

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (25.37%) Confluence
2 10 (14.93%) Apache
3 8 (11.94%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.46%) Apache Solr
4 5 (7.46%) nginx
5 4 (5.97%) Mule
5 4 (5.97%) MediaWiki
5 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.97%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.49%) Drupal
6 1 (1.49%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Summit
2 2 (2.99%) Maximo
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) LDAP
2 9 (13.43%) SSL
3 8 (11.94%) X.509
4 5 (7.46%) VPN
4 5 (7.46%) Firewall
5 4 (5.97%) Network Security
5 4 (5.97%) IPsec
5 4 (5.97%) EIGRP
5 4 (5.97%) IPv6
5 4 (5.97%) OSPF
5 4 (5.97%) BGP
5 4 (5.97%) LAN
5 4 (5.97%) WAN
6 1 (1.49%) Internet
6 1 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) MySQL
2 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.97%) MarkLogic
3 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (34.33%) Subversion
2 22 (32.84%) Jenkins
3 17 (25.37%) Selenium
4 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
5 10 (14.93%) WebDriver
6 9 (13.43%) JUnit
7 7 (10.45%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (8.96%) Maven
9 5 (7.46%) JMeter
10 4 (5.97%) TestNG
10 4 (5.97%) Hudson
10 4 (5.97%) LoadRunner
11 3 (4.48%) SoapUI
12 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
13 1 (1.49%) Selenium IDE
13 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
13 1 (1.49%) Ant
13 1 (1.49%) FitNesse
13 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (11.94%) Back Office
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Front Office
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Developer
2 14 (20.90%) Tester
3 10 (14.93%) Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.94%) WebLogic Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Deployment Manager
6 7 (10.45%) Security Designer
6 7 (10.45%) Designer
7 6 (8.96%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Senior WebLogic Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Release Manager
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Designer
9 4 (5.97%) Test Leader
9 4 (5.97%) UAT Tester
9 4 (5.97%) Consultant
9 4 (5.97%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Test Manager
10 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) Spring
2 11 (16.42%) Web Services
3 9 (13.43%) WSDL
3 9 (13.43%) JAX-WS
4 8 (11.94%) SAML
5 7 (10.45%) CSS
6 6 (8.96%) jQuery
7 5 (7.46%) XML
7 5 (7.46%) LAMP
8 4 (5.97%) Grails
8 4 (5.97%) JSP
8 4 (5.97%) SOAP
8 4 (5.97%) Spring Integration
9 3 (4.48%) HTML
9 3 (4.48%) Dojo
9 3 (4.48%) JSF
9 3 (4.48%) Ajax
10 2 (2.99%) Spring MVC
10 2 (2.99%) WCF
10 2 (2.99%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Wiki
2 2 (2.99%) Open Source
3 1 (1.49%) DTV
3 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Linux
2 10 (14.93%) UNIX
3 5 (7.46%) Debian
4 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
4 4 (5.97%) Windows
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (49.25%) Scrum
3 16 (23.88%) Configuration Management
4 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (17.91%) Automated Testing
6 11 (16.42%) Validation
6 11 (16.42%) Test Scripting
6 11 (16.42%) User Stories
7 10 (14.93%) Waterfall
7 10 (14.93%) Release Management
8 9 (13.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (11.94%) Software Testing
10 7 (10.45%) TDD
10 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
10 7 (10.45%) BDD
11 6 (8.96%) Information Architecture
11 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
11 6 (8.96%) Project Management
11 6 (8.96%) Data Modelling
12 5 (7.46%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) Java
2 12 (17.91%) SQL
3 5 (7.46%) PHP
3 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.46%) Ruby
3 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.97%) Perl
5 2 (2.99%) Python
5 2 (2.99%) C#
5 2 (2.99%) C++
6 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) ISEB
1 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.45%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.97%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.49%) Degree
5 1 (1.49%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (1.49%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.97%) ISO 14001
3 3 (4.48%) QA
4 2 (2.99%) ISO 9002
5 1 (1.49%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.46%) Samba
2 5 (7.46%) Postfix
3 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.97%) XenServer
4 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.46%) Puppet
3 4 (5.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Oracle
2 10 (14.93%) HP
3 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.96%) Citrix
4 5 (7.46%) VMware
5 3 (4.48%) IBM
5 3 (4.48%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.99%) hybris
6 2 (2.99%) Capita
6 2 (2.99%) JBoss
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.49%) Sun
7 1 (1.49%) SAP
7 1 (1.49%) Zend
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