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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 102 92 119
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs citing JIRA 41 49 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.32% 1.54% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.19% 11.14% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 6
Average daily rate
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£380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £299 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £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
446 440 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.35% 13.85% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 266 175
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £430 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 15
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.40 £31.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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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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 -3 17 £375 +11.11% 6
Gloucestershire -8 11 £450 -10.00% 3
Devon +2 5 £374 +3.10% 3
Wiltshire -1 3 £375 -20.21% 1
Somerset +8 1 £325 -21.21%
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 60 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (51.06%) Java
3 36 (38.30%) Git (software)
4 35 (37.23%) Security Cleared
5 32 (34.04%) SQL
6 28 (29.79%) Scrum
7 25 (26.60%) Web Services
7 25 (26.60%) Jenkins
8 24 (25.53%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (24.47%) Linux
10 21 (22.34%) XML
10 21 (22.34%) Oracle
10 21 (22.34%) SC Cleared
11 18 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (19.15%) BDD
12 17 (18.09%) Software Testing
13 16 (17.02%) Test Scripting
13 16 (17.02%) MySQL
13 16 (17.02%) Spring
14 15 (15.96%) Automated Testing
14 15 (15.96%) Hibernate
14 15 (15.96%) J2EE
14 15 (15.96%) PHP
14 15 (15.96%) JBoss
14 15 (15.96%) MongoDB
14 15 (15.96%) Confluence
15 14 (14.89%) NoSQL
15 14 (14.89%) Puppet
15 14 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (13.83%) JSON

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (15.96%) JBoss
1 15 (15.96%) Confluence
2 12 (12.77%) nginx
2 12 (12.77%) Apache
2 12 (12.77%) MediaWiki
3 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.38%) IIS
4 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.13%) Mule
5 2 (2.13%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.06%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Summit
2 4 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (3.19%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) VPN
1 12 (12.77%) LDAP
1 12 (12.77%) Firewall
2 8 (8.51%) IPsec
2 8 (8.51%) Network Security
2 8 (8.51%) LAN
2 8 (8.51%) WAN
2 8 (8.51%) IPv6
2 8 (8.51%) OSPF
2 8 (8.51%) BGP
2 8 (8.51%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.53%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (17.02%) MySQL
3 15 (15.96%) MongoDB
4 14 (14.89%) NoSQL
5 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (6.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.13%) Redis
7 2 (2.13%) Big Data
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 36 (38.30%) Git (software)
2 25 (26.60%) Jenkins
3 13 (13.83%) SoapUI
3 13 (13.83%) Subversion
4 12 (12.77%) Cucumber
4 12 (12.77%) Hudson
5 8 (8.51%) Spock
5 8 (8.51%) Selenium
6 7 (7.45%) Maven
6 7 (7.45%) IntelliJ
6 7 (7.45%) LoadRunner
7 6 (6.38%) Bitbucket
8 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.19%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (1.06%) Toad
10 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.06%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.32%) Finance
3 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.26%) Electronics
3 4 (4.26%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Billing
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (42.55%) Developer
2 23 (24.47%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.83%) Analyst
4 12 (12.77%) Test Analyst
5 10 (10.64%) Tester
5 10 (10.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Agile Test Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Database Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Hybris Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.19%) Testing Specialist
8 3 (3.19%) LoadRunner Tester
8 3 (3.19%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Test Consultant
8 3 (3.19%) Consultant
9 2 (2.13%) Business Developer
9 2 (2.13%) Administrator
9 2 (2.13%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.60%) Web Services
2 21 (22.34%) XML
3 16 (17.02%) Spring
4 15 (15.96%) Hibernate
4 15 (15.96%) J2EE
5 13 (13.83%) JSON
5 13 (13.83%) RESTful
6 12 (12.77%) JPA
6 12 (12.77%) EJB 3.0
6 12 (12.77%) JSF
6 12 (12.77%) EJB
6 12 (12.77%) JAXB
7 11 (11.70%) Apache Camel
8 8 (8.51%) Spring Boot
9 7 (7.45%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (7.45%) LAMP
10 5 (5.32%) HTML
11 4 (4.26%) jQuery
11 4 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Wiki
2 8 (8.51%) Linked Data
3 7 (7.45%) Clustering
4 5 (5.32%) User Experience
5 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.26%) DTV
6 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.06%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.47%) Linux
2 13 (13.83%) Windows
3 12 (12.77%) CentOS
3 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (12.77%) Debian
3 12 (12.77%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.19%) Android
4 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.79%) Scrum
3 18 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (19.15%) BDD
4 17 (18.09%) Software Testing
5 16 (17.02%) Test Scripting
6 15 (15.96%) Automated Testing
7 14 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (12.77%) Automation Testing
8 12 (12.77%) DevOps
9 11 (11.70%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (11.70%) Build Automation
9 11 (11.70%) E-Commerce
10 10 (10.64%) Load Testing
11 9 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (9.57%) Test Management
11 9 (9.57%) Unit Testing
12 8 (8.51%) Regression Testing
12 8 (8.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (51.06%) Java
2 32 (34.04%) SQL
3 15 (15.96%) PHP
4 13 (13.83%) Python
5 11 (11.70%) PL/SQL
6 10 (10.64%) Ruby
7 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.45%) Groovy
8 6 (6.38%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.38%) Perl
9 5 (5.32%) C
10 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.06%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 35 (37.23%) Security Cleared
2 21 (22.34%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.77%) DV Cleared
3 12 (12.77%) ISTQB
3 12 (12.77%) ISEB
4 4 (4.26%) Degree
5 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.19%) CCNA
6 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) ISO 9001
1 9 (9.57%) ISO 14001
2 7 (7.45%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.77%) Postfix
1 12 (12.77%) Samba
1 12 (12.77%) iptables
2 9 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.57%) XenServer
3 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.13%) GPFS
4 2 (2.13%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 14 (14.89%) Puppet
2 12 (12.77%) ZABBIX
2 12 (12.77%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (6.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.32%) Salt
5 2 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (22.34%) Oracle
2 12 (12.77%) Red Hat
3 10 (10.64%) HP
3 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.57%) Citrix
4 9 (9.57%) VMware
5 6 (6.38%) SAP
6 5 (5.32%) hybris
7 4 (4.26%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.13%) New Relic
8 2 (2.13%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.06%) Adobe
9 1 (1.06%) Zend
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