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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 54 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 93 34 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.18% 1.13% 1.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.63% 7.80% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 25 39
Median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +5.63%
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 £41.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +7.18%
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
411 436 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.05% 14.54% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 266 277
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 36
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.04 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -3.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.32 £33.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 24 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 24 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 +20 32 £438 +9.37% 2
Gloucestershire +17 26 £400 - 14
Bristol -2 17 £400 +14.28%
Devon 0 8 £450 +29.12% 1
Dorset - 6 £240 -
Somerset +13 1 - - 6
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 126 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (44.23%) Security Cleared
3 67 (42.95%) Java
4 60 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 57 (36.54%) Jenkins
5 57 (36.54%) Scrum
6 50 (32.05%) SQL
7 47 (30.13%) Confluence
8 45 (28.85%) Oracle
9 38 (24.36%) OO
10 35 (22.44%) Linux
10 35 (22.44%) C#
10 35 (22.44%) Maven
10 35 (22.44%) Ruby
10 35 (22.44%) SC Cleared
11 29 (18.59%) HTML
12 27 (17.31%) Cucumber
13 26 (16.67%) DevOps
13 26 (16.67%) Apache
13 26 (16.67%) Selenium
14 25 (16.03%) Wiki
14 25 (16.03%) Spring
14 25 (16.03%) Software Engineering
14 25 (16.03%) MySQL
14 25 (16.03%) Web Services
15 24 (15.38%) DV Cleared
16 23 (14.74%) REST
16 23 (14.74%) JavaScript
17 22 (14.10%) C
17 22 (14.10%) QA

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 47 (30.13%) Confluence
2 26 (16.67%) Apache
3 17 (10.90%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.13%) SAS
5 7 (4.49%) Node.js
6 5 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.21%) JBoss
7 4 (2.56%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.56%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.28%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.64%) GemFire
9 1 (0.64%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.64%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.64%) IIS
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.92%) MS Office
2 3 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.64%) MS Project
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.62%) GitHub
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.64%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.85%) Internet
3 4 (2.56%) HTTP
3 4 (2.56%) MQTT
3 4 (2.56%) SSH
4 3 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.64%) AMQP
5 1 (0.64%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.03%) MySQL
2 15 (9.62%) Oracle Database
3 13 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.69%) OrientDB
5 11 (7.05%) Neo4j
5 11 (7.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (7.05%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (5.77%) Hadoop
7 8 (5.13%) Big Data
7 8 (5.13%) SQL Server
8 7 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.85%) Star Schema
10 5 (3.21%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.56%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.92%) Apache Accumulo
13 2 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (1.28%) SAP HANA
14 1 (0.64%) GIS
14 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 60 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 57 (36.54%) Jenkins
3 35 (22.44%) Maven
4 27 (17.31%) Cucumber
5 26 (16.67%) Selenium
6 17 (10.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (9.62%) IntelliJ
7 15 (9.62%) WebDriver
8 14 (8.97%) Bitbucket
8 14 (8.97%) Subversion
9 13 (8.33%) Hudson
9 13 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (7.05%) Capybara
10 11 (7.05%) SpecFlow
11 8 (5.13%) JUnit
11 8 (5.13%) Spock
11 8 (5.13%) WATIR
12 7 (4.49%) Eclipse
13 6 (3.85%) Visual Studio
14 5 (3.21%) Ant
General
1 19 (12.18%) Finance
2 11 (7.05%) Marketing
3 9 (5.77%) Electronics
3 9 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.85%) Games
6 3 (1.92%) Back Office
7 2 (1.28%) Retail
8 1 (0.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.64%) Automotive
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (44.23%) Developer
2 34 (21.79%) Java Developer
3 18 (11.54%) Analyst
4 16 (10.26%) Senior Developer
5 14 (8.97%) Architect
6 12 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 11 (7.05%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (7.05%) Software Developer
7 11 (7.05%) Software Engineer
8 10 (6.41%) Test Engineer
8 10 (6.41%) Tester
9 9 (5.77%) PostgreSQL Developer
10 8 (5.13%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 8 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (4.49%) Administrator
11 7 (4.49%) DBA
11 7 (4.49%) DV Cleared Java Developer
11 7 (4.49%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 6 (3.85%) PostgreSQL DBA
12 6 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.59%) HTML
2 25 (16.03%) Spring
2 25 (16.03%) Web Services
3 23 (14.74%) REST
4 21 (13.46%) CSS
4 21 (13.46%) XML
5 14 (8.97%) jQuery
6 13 (8.33%) WSDL
6 13 (8.33%) XSD
7 12 (7.69%) LAMP
8 11 (7.05%) Behat
8 11 (7.05%) EJB
8 11 (7.05%) Java EE
9 10 (6.41%) JSF
10 9 (5.77%) JSON
11 8 (5.13%) Hibernate
12 7 (4.49%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (4.49%) SOAP
13 6 (3.85%) AngularJS
13 6 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.03%) Wiki
2 17 (10.90%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.41%) Replication
4 7 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.49%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (3.85%) NHS
6 4 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.92%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.92%) iPad
7 3 (1.92%) User Experience
8 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.28%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.64%) Blog
9 1 (0.64%) Ergonomics
9 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.64%) PMI
9 1 (0.64%) Psychology
9 1 (0.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.44%) Linux
2 12 (7.69%) CentOS
2 12 (7.69%) Solaris
3 10 (6.41%) Unix
4 8 (5.13%) Windows
5 6 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.21%) Android
7 3 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.92%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (36.54%) Scrum
3 38 (24.36%) OO
4 26 (16.67%) DevOps
5 25 (16.03%) Software Engineering
6 22 (14.10%) BDD
7 15 (9.62%) Automated Testing
7 15 (9.62%) Configuration Management
7 15 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (9.62%) Software Testing
8 14 (8.97%) Kanban
8 14 (8.97%) SOA
8 14 (8.97%) TDD
8 14 (8.97%) Test Automation
9 13 (8.33%) Data Migration
9 13 (8.33%) Migration
9 13 (8.33%) OOD
9 13 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (8.33%) TOGAF
10 12 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 67 (42.95%) Java
2 50 (32.05%) SQL
3 35 (22.44%) C#
3 35 (22.44%) Ruby
4 23 (14.74%) JavaScript
5 22 (14.10%) C
6 20 (12.82%) Perl
7 19 (12.18%) C++
7 19 (12.18%) PL/SQL
8 18 (11.54%) Python
9 13 (8.33%) Scala
10 9 (5.77%) Objective-C
11 8 (5.13%) Groovy
11 8 (5.13%) MATLAB
11 8 (5.13%) R
12 7 (4.49%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.85%) PHP
14 3 (1.92%) Ada
14 3 (1.92%) ECMAScript
14 3 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 69 (44.23%) Security Cleared
2 35 (22.44%) SC Cleared
3 24 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 21 (13.46%) ISEB
5 20 (12.82%) ISTQB
6 19 (12.18%) Degree
7 12 (7.69%) RHCE
8 6 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.64%) MCPD
9 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.10%) QA
2 7 (4.49%) ISO 14001
2 7 (4.49%) ISO 9001
3 6 (3.85%) HL7
4 2 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.64%) MISRA
5 1 (0.64%) MISRA C
System Software
1 14 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.33%) Xen
3 12 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.69%) Samba
4 1 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.64%) Docker
4 1 (0.64%) NFS
4 1 (0.64%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (12.18%) Puppet
2 6 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.92%) Kibana
4 2 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.64%) Ansible
5 1 (0.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 45 (28.85%) Oracle
2 20 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 19 (12.18%) Red Hat
4 14 (8.97%) Rally
4 14 (8.97%) VMware
5 13 (8.33%) Citrix
6 10 (6.41%) SAP
7 8 (5.13%) Apple
7 8 (5.13%) HP
8 5 (3.21%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.21%) Splunk
9 3 (1.92%) IBM
10 2 (1.28%) Planview
10 2 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.28%) Zend
11 1 (0.64%) Google
11 1 (0.64%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.64%) NetApp
11 1 (0.64%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) Teradata
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