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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 84 92 109
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs citing JIRA 55 57 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.99% 1.77% 1.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.93% 10.71% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 47 29
Median daily rate £438 £450 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.24% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -16.66%
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
461 532 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.72% 16.56% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 390 332
Median daily rate £385 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 28
Median hourly rate £38.75 £41.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £37.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £43.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 £438 - 4
Gloucestershire +15 15 £525 +64.06% 16
Bristol +2 9 £388 -16.21% 6
Devon -14 5 £341 -30.71%
Somerset +17 2 £300 -13.04%
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 81 (74.31%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (40.37%) Confluence
3 42 (38.53%) Security Cleared
4 33 (30.28%) Java
5 30 (27.52%) SQL
5 30 (27.52%) Git (software)
6 29 (26.61%) Linux
6 29 (26.61%) Scrum
7 27 (24.77%) Oracle
7 27 (24.77%) Jenkins
8 26 (23.85%) DV Cleared
9 22 (20.18%) Software Engineering
9 22 (20.18%) Python
9 22 (20.18%) DevOps
10 21 (19.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (17.43%) Maven
11 19 (17.43%) Bitbucket
12 18 (16.51%) Bash Shell
12 18 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (15.60%) Test Scripting
13 17 (15.60%) Finance
13 17 (15.60%) MySQL
14 16 (14.68%) Spring
15 15 (13.76%) SC Cleared
15 15 (13.76%) QA
15 15 (13.76%) Open Source
16 14 (12.84%) Waterfall
16 14 (12.84%) Puppet
16 14 (12.84%) PL/SQL
16 14 (12.84%) JavaScript

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 44 (40.37%) Confluence
2 13 (11.93%) Apache
3 12 (11.01%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.59%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.67%) JBoss
5 4 (3.67%) SAS
6 3 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.83%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.83%) Mule
7 2 (1.83%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.92%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.92%) CICS
8 1 (0.92%) CMS
8 1 (0.92%) Drupal
8 1 (0.92%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) HipChat
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.50%) Slack
3 5 (4.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (3.67%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (3.67%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (3.67%) Route 53
4 4 (3.67%) Trello
4 4 (3.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (2.75%) GitHub
6 2 (1.83%) SaaS
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.26%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.59%) VPN
3 4 (3.67%) HTTP
3 4 (3.67%) SSL
4 3 (2.75%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.83%) NAS
5 2 (1.83%) SAN
6 1 (0.92%) BGP
6 1 (0.92%) DMZ
6 1 (0.92%) HSRP
6 1 (0.92%) Internet
6 1 (0.92%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.92%) MPLS
6 1 (0.92%) OSPF
6 1 (0.92%) PPP
6 1 (0.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.60%) MySQL
2 12 (11.01%) MongoDB
3 11 (10.09%) Hadoop
3 11 (10.09%) NoSQL
4 10 (9.17%) OrientDB
4 10 (9.17%) Relational Database
5 9 (8.26%) Big Data
5 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
6 7 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (3.67%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.67%) Base SAS
8 4 (3.67%) Neo4j
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.83%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (27.52%) Git (software)
2 27 (24.77%) Jenkins
3 21 (19.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 19 (17.43%) Bitbucket
4 19 (17.43%) Maven
5 13 (11.93%) Ant
5 13 (11.93%) Selenium
6 9 (8.26%) Eclipse
6 9 (8.26%) JUnit
7 8 (7.34%) Artifactory
7 8 (7.34%) SonarQube
8 6 (5.50%) LoadRunner
8 6 (5.50%) Selenium IDE
8 6 (5.50%) WebDriver
9 5 (4.59%) ClearCase
9 5 (4.59%) JMeter
9 5 (4.59%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (3.67%) Hudson
10 4 (3.67%) Vagrant
11 3 (2.75%) Gradle
General
1 17 (15.60%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Marketing
3 6 (5.50%) Banking
3 6 (5.50%) Electronics
3 6 (5.50%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.92%) Back Office
5 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (18.35%) Analyst
2 17 (15.60%) Developer
3 10 (9.17%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.17%) Software Engineer
4 9 (8.26%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.34%) Test Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.50%) Scrum Master
7 6 (5.50%) Test Manager
7 6 (5.50%) Tester
8 5 (4.59%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Data Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.68%) Spring
2 13 (11.93%) JSON
3 11 (10.09%) REST
4 9 (8.26%) HTML
5 8 (7.34%) Hibernate
6 7 (6.42%) .NET
6 7 (6.42%) jQuery
7 6 (5.50%) SOAP
7 6 (5.50%) Velocity
7 6 (5.50%) XML
8 5 (4.59%) CSS
8 5 (4.59%) EJB
8 5 (4.59%) Java EE
8 5 (4.59%) JSF
8 5 (4.59%) LAMP
8 5 (4.59%) Node.js
8 5 (4.59%) Web Services
9 4 (3.67%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.67%) ELK Stack
9 4 (3.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Wiki
2 8 (7.34%) User Experience
3 5 (4.59%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (4.59%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.59%) Statistics
4 2 (1.83%) CESG
4 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.83%) iPad
5 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.61%) Linux
2 12 (11.01%) CentOS
3 11 (10.09%) Unix
4 9 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.59%) Solaris
6 4 (3.67%) CoreOS
7 3 (2.75%) Windows
8 2 (1.83%) Debian
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (74.31%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.61%) Scrum
3 22 (20.18%) DevOps
3 22 (20.18%) Software Engineering
4 18 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (15.60%) Test Scripting
6 15 (13.76%) Open Source
7 14 (12.84%) Waterfall
8 13 (11.93%) Configuration Management
9 12 (11.01%) Programme Management
10 11 (10.09%) Automated Testing
10 11 (10.09%) OO
10 11 (10.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (9.17%) Software Delivery
12 9 (8.26%) Project Management
12 9 (8.26%) TDD
13 8 (7.34%) BDD
13 8 (7.34%) Test Strategy
14 7 (6.42%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.28%) Java
2 30 (27.52%) SQL
3 22 (20.18%) Python
4 18 (16.51%) Bash Shell
5 14 (12.84%) JavaScript
5 14 (12.84%) PL/SQL
6 11 (10.09%) C#
7 10 (9.17%) Perl
7 10 (9.17%) Ruby
8 8 (7.34%) C
9 7 (6.42%) C++
10 6 (5.50%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.67%) PHP
12 4 (3.67%) Scala
13 2 (1.83%) Groovy
13 2 (1.83%) XPath
14 1 (0.92%) C-shell
14 1 (0.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 42 (38.53%) Security Cleared
2 26 (23.85%) DV Cleared
3 15 (13.76%) SC Cleared
4 11 (10.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (10.09%) ISEB
5 7 (6.42%) ISTQB
6 6 (5.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (4.59%) RHCE
8 3 (2.75%) CISA
8 3 (2.75%) CISSP
8 3 (2.75%) Degree
8 3 (2.75%) IIBA
9 2 (1.83%) CCNA
9 2 (1.83%) CCNP
9 2 (1.83%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.92%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.76%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (10.09%) Docker
2 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.59%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.59%) Samba
4 4 (3.67%) LXC
4 4 (3.67%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.92%) NFS
5 1 (0.92%) RACF
5 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (12.84%) Puppet
2 12 (11.01%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (10.09%) Ansible
4 9 (8.26%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (8.26%) Terraform
5 5 (4.59%) Nagios
5 5 (4.59%) Packer
6 4 (3.67%) OSSEC
7 3 (2.75%) PowerCLI
8 2 (1.83%) CloudHub
9 1 (0.92%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.92%) Kibana
Vendors
1 27 (24.77%) Oracle
2 13 (11.93%) Atlassian
3 12 (11.01%) HP
3 12 (11.01%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.42%) SAP
5 6 (5.50%) Cloudera
5 6 (5.50%) VMware
6 5 (4.59%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (3.67%) New Relic
8 3 (2.75%) Black Duck
8 3 (2.75%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.83%) IBM
9 2 (1.83%) IFS
10 1 (0.92%) NetApp
10 1 (0.92%) Zend
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