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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 137 93 117
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +24
Contract jobs citing JIRA 11 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.49% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.72% 4.14% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £322 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.85% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £305 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £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 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +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
405 266 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.17% 11.90% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 169 155
Average daily rate £375 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 47
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 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 19 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 -9 5 £388 +19.23% 1
Dorset -1 1 - - 1
Wiltshire -10 1 £275 -21.42% 1
Somerset -17 1 - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 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 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.00%) Java
3 21 (42.00%) Git (software)
3 21 (42.00%) Confluence
4 20 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (40.00%) MySQL
4 20 (40.00%) Data Modelling
5 19 (38.00%) Subversion
6 18 (36.00%) Scrum
7 17 (34.00%) SQL
8 16 (32.00%) VMware
8 16 (32.00%) Puppet
8 16 (32.00%) Jenkins
8 16 (32.00%) DevOps
9 15 (30.00%) Apache
10 14 (28.00%) Red Hat
10 14 (28.00%) VPN
10 14 (28.00%) Windows
10 14 (28.00%) Linux
10 14 (28.00%) PHP
10 14 (28.00%) Samba
10 14 (28.00%) Debian
10 14 (28.00%) Firewall
10 14 (28.00%) LAMP
10 14 (28.00%) Ruby
10 14 (28.00%) Bash Shell
10 14 (28.00%) Postfix
10 14 (28.00%) nginx
10 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (26.00%) PostgreSQL

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 21 (42.00%) Confluence
2 15 (30.00%) Apache
3 14 (28.00%) nginx
4 12 (24.00%) MediaWiki
5 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.00%) Mule
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.00%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.00%) Maximo
2 1 (2.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) VPN
1 14 (28.00%) Firewall
2 12 (24.00%) IPsec
2 12 (24.00%) IPv6
2 12 (24.00%) LAN
2 12 (24.00%) WAN
2 12 (24.00%) LDAP
2 12 (24.00%) OSPF
2 12 (24.00%) BGP
2 12 (24.00%) EIGRP
2 12 (24.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) MySQL
2 13 (26.00%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (24.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 21 (42.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (38.00%) Subversion
3 16 (32.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (24.00%) Hudson
5 8 (16.00%) JUnit
6 6 (12.00%) Selenium
7 5 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 5 (10.00%) Maven
8 4 (8.00%) TestNG
9 2 (4.00%) PHPUnit
10 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.00%) JMeter
10 1 (2.00%) FitNesse
10 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (4.00%) Marketing
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.00%) Electronics
1 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Lead Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (12.00%) Administrator
5 6 (12.00%) Hybris Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 5 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) C++ Developer
9 2 (4.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) LAMP
2 10 (20.00%) Spring
3 9 (18.00%) HTML
4 8 (16.00%) XML
4 8 (16.00%) CSS
4 8 (16.00%) jQuery
5 7 (14.00%) JSP
6 6 (12.00%) XSD
6 6 (12.00%) Ajax
6 6 (12.00%) Spring MVC
7 3 (6.00%) J2EE
8 2 (4.00%) Web Services
8 2 (4.00%) SOAP
8 2 (4.00%) WPF
8 2 (4.00%) Symfony
8 2 (4.00%) WinForms
8 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.00%) RESTful
9 1 (2.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Wiki
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.00%) DTV
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
1 14 (28.00%) Linux
1 14 (28.00%) Debian
2 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (22.00%) Ubuntu
4 7 (14.00%) CentOS
4 7 (14.00%) UNIX
5 2 (4.00%) SUSE
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 18 (36.00%) Scrum
4 16 (32.00%) DevOps
5 12 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (18.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (18.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (16.00%) Kanban
9 7 (14.00%) Integration Testing
9 7 (14.00%) BDD
9 7 (14.00%) TDD
10 6 (12.00%) Project Management
10 6 (12.00%) B2C
10 6 (12.00%) MVC
10 6 (12.00%) Validation
10 6 (12.00%) SEO
10 6 (12.00%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) Java
2 17 (34.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) PHP
3 14 (28.00%) Ruby
3 14 (28.00%) Bash Shell
4 12 (24.00%) Perl
5 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.00%) C#
7 2 (4.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) PHP5
8 1 (2.00%) Groovy
8 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) CCNA
3 2 (4.00%) ISEB
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) IIBA
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Samba
1 14 (28.00%) Postfix
1 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (24.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (32.00%) Puppet
2 12 (24.00%) ZABBIX
3 3 (6.00%) Salt
3 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) VMware
2 14 (28.00%) Red Hat
3 12 (24.00%) Citrix
4 6 (12.00%) hybris
5 3 (6.00%) Atlassian
5 3 (6.00%) IBM
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle
6 2 (4.00%) SAP
6 2 (4.00%) JBoss
6 2 (4.00%) Zend
7 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
Exeter, Devon
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago