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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 112 107 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 35 33 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.13% 1.14% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.45% 8.97% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 3
Average daily rate
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£369 £419 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +39.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £498 £340
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 £40.00 £38.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.83%
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
414 368 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.40% 12.76% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 232 108
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 8
Average hourly rate £38.26 £36.20 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -3.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.54 £33.50 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.42 £42.20 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -8 16 £350 -17.64% 4
Wiltshire - 10 £400 - 1
Devon -2 5 £300 - 3
Gloucestershire -7 2 - - 4
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England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 49 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (39.29%) Java
3 26 (30.95%) Scrum
3 26 (30.95%) SQL
3 26 (30.95%) Security Cleared
3 26 (30.95%) Git (software)
4 23 (27.38%) Jenkins
5 21 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (25.00%) Oracle
6 18 (21.43%) Linux
7 17 (20.24%) XML
7 17 (20.24%) Selenium
8 16 (19.05%) Web Services
9 15 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (17.86%) DV Cleared
10 14 (16.67%) Confluence
10 14 (16.67%) Puppet
11 13 (15.48%) Cucumber
11 13 (15.48%) Python
12 12 (14.29%) JBoss
12 12 (14.29%) Apache
12 12 (14.29%) JAXB
12 12 (14.29%) J2EE
12 12 (14.29%) MySQL
12 12 (14.29%) EJB
12 12 (14.29%) PHP
12 12 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (14.29%) Red Hat
12 12 (14.29%) SoapUI
12 12 (14.29%) SC Cleared

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 14 (16.67%) Confluence
2 12 (14.29%) JBoss
2 12 (14.29%) Apache
3 9 (10.71%) nginx
3 9 (10.71%) MediaWiki
4 6 (7.14%) IIS
4 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.19%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Office
2 2 (2.38%) MS Project
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Summit
2 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.38%) Maximo
3 1 (1.19%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) LDAP
1 9 (10.71%) VPN
1 9 (10.71%) Firewall
2 5 (5.95%) IPsec
2 5 (5.95%) Network Security
2 5 (5.95%) IPv6
2 5 (5.95%) OSPF
2 5 (5.95%) BGP
2 5 (5.95%) EIGRP
2 5 (5.95%) LAN
2 5 (5.95%) WAN
3 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.38%) HTTP
4 2 (2.38%) SAN
4 2 (2.38%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.19%) Internet
5 1 (1.19%) DNS
5 1 (1.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (14.29%) MySQL
3 11 (13.10%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 6 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.38%) Big Data
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 23 (27.38%) Jenkins
3 17 (20.24%) Selenium
4 13 (15.48%) Cucumber
5 12 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 11 (13.10%) Subversion
7 9 (10.71%) Hudson
8 6 (7.14%) WebDriver
9 5 (5.95%) Maven
9 5 (5.95%) Spock
10 4 (4.76%) GitLab
10 4 (4.76%) PhpStorm
10 4 (4.76%) Behat
10 4 (4.76%) IntelliJ
10 4 (4.76%) LoadRunner
10 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (2.38%) TestNG
12 2 (2.38%) JUnit
12 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Billing
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) Electronics
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (36.90%) Developer
2 17 (20.24%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Analyst
4 9 (10.71%) Tester
5 7 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Database Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Administrator
9 3 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
10 2 (2.38%) LoadRunner Tester
10 2 (2.38%) Network Administrator
10 2 (2.38%) AWS Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) Integration Tester
10 2 (2.38%) GUI Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.24%) XML
2 16 (19.05%) Web Services
3 12 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 12 (14.29%) JSF
3 12 (14.29%) JAXB
3 12 (14.29%) EJB
3 12 (14.29%) J2EE
3 12 (14.29%) JPA
3 12 (14.29%) EJB 3.0
4 9 (10.71%) JSON
5 8 (9.52%) Apache Camel
6 6 (7.14%) Spring
7 5 (5.95%) Spring Boot
7 5 (5.95%) RESTful
8 4 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (4.76%) HTML
9 3 (3.57%) REST
9 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Wiki
2 7 (8.33%) Clustering
3 5 (5.95%) Linked Data
3 5 (5.95%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) PMI
5 2 (2.38%) DTV
6 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.19%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.43%) Linux
2 11 (13.10%) CentOS
3 10 (11.90%) Windows
3 10 (11.90%) Ubuntu
4 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (10.71%) Debian
5 3 (3.57%) Solaris
5 3 (3.57%) Android
5 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.19%) UNIX
6 1 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.95%) Scrum
3 15 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 12 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (14.29%) SDLC
5 11 (13.10%) Automated Testing
5 11 (13.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (13.10%) Test Automation
5 11 (13.10%) BDD
5 11 (13.10%) Automation Testing
6 10 (11.90%) Load Testing
7 9 (10.71%) DevOps
8 8 (9.52%) Build Automation
8 8 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (9.52%) Regression Testing
9 7 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 7 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.29%) Java
2 26 (30.95%) SQL
3 13 (15.48%) Python
4 12 (14.29%) PHP
5 8 (9.52%) Ruby
6 7 (8.33%) Perl
6 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.95%) C
8 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.76%) Groovy
9 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.57%) C#
9 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.19%) C++
10 1 (1.19%) VB
10 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.19%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.86%) DV Cleared
3 12 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.95%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.76%) ISEB
6 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.57%) Degree
6 3 (3.57%) CCNA
6 3 (3.57%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.38%) RHCE
7 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.19%) PMP
8 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) QA
2 5 (5.95%) ISO 9001
2 5 (5.95%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) Samba
2 10 (11.90%) iptables
3 9 (10.71%) Postfix
4 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
5 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (7.14%) XenServer
6 2 (2.38%) GPFS
6 2 (2.38%) Ceph
6 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) Puppet
2 9 (10.71%) ZABBIX
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.38%) Salt
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.19%) Nagios
5 1 (1.19%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Oracle
2 12 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 8 (9.52%) VMware
3 8 (9.52%) Atlassian
4 6 (7.14%) Citrix
5 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.76%) SAP
6 4 (4.76%) HP
7 2 (2.38%) Sun
7 2 (2.38%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.38%) hybris
8 1 (1.19%) Demandware
8 1 (1.19%) ATG
8 1 (1.19%) Adobe
8 1 (1.19%) Murex
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