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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 90 116 130
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +14
Contract jobs citing JIRA 50 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.77% 1.06% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.65% 7.71% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 14
Median daily rate £413 £405 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +20.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -0.62%
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
518 454 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.36% 13.72% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 301 256
Median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 18
Median hourly rate £42.25 £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.02 £31.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.65 £43.43 £40.00
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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Gloucestershire +15 16 £400 -8.57% 12
Bristol +6 16 £444 -24.46% 3
Wiltshire +11 10 £550 +83.33% 6
Dorset +7 5 £325 +8.33% 8
Somerset - 1 £300 - 3
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 104 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (47.58%) Security Cleared
3 43 (34.68%) Confluence
4 42 (33.87%) Jenkins
5 39 (31.45%) SQL
5 39 (31.45%) Oracle
6 36 (29.03%) Scrum
7 35 (28.23%) Git (software)
8 32 (25.81%) Java
8 32 (25.81%) Linux
9 31 (25.00%) DV Cleared
9 31 (25.00%) Maven
10 29 (23.39%) C#
11 26 (20.97%) REST
12 23 (18.55%) Web Services
12 23 (18.55%) SC Cleared
12 23 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (16.94%) Spring
13 21 (16.94%) DevOps
14 20 (16.13%) Software Engineering
14 20 (16.13%) Selenium
14 20 (16.13%) OO
14 20 (16.13%) Microsoft
14 20 (16.13%) Red Hat
15 19 (15.32%) XML
15 19 (15.32%) PL/SQL
15 19 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (15.32%) VMware
15 19 (15.32%) Puppet
16 18 (14.52%) 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 43 (34.68%) Confluence
2 17 (13.71%) Apache
3 16 (12.90%) Tomcat
4 9 (7.26%) JBoss
5 5 (4.03%) Apache Solr
5 5 (4.03%) SAS
6 2 (1.61%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.61%) IIS
6 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.81%) CICS
7 1 (0.81%) CMS
7 1 (0.81%) Drupal
7 1 (0.81%) GemFire
7 1 (0.81%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) HipChat
1 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
2 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) Magento
2 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.90%) GitHub
2 4 (3.23%) Trello
3 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.61%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.81%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.42%) iSCSI
2 3 (2.42%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.61%) SSH
4 1 (0.81%) BGP
4 1 (0.81%) HSRP
4 1 (0.81%) Internet
4 1 (0.81%) MPLS
4 1 (0.81%) OSPF
4 1 (0.81%) PPP
4 1 (0.81%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.71%) MySQL
2 13 (10.48%) Hadoop
2 13 (10.48%) OrientDB
3 11 (8.87%) Big Data
4 9 (7.26%) Neo4j
4 9 (7.26%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.65%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.65%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (5.65%) Star Schema
7 6 (4.84%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.42%) Base SAS
8 3 (2.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.81%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (33.87%) Jenkins
2 35 (28.23%) Git (software)
3 31 (25.00%) Maven
4 20 (16.13%) Selenium
5 16 (12.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (12.90%) Hudson
6 13 (10.48%) Ant
7 11 (8.87%) Bitbucket
8 10 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (6.45%) JUnit
9 8 (6.45%) WebDriver
10 7 (5.65%) Cucumber
11 6 (4.84%) ClearCase
11 6 (4.84%) Subversion
12 5 (4.03%) Capybara
12 5 (4.03%) Eclipse
12 5 (4.03%) JMeter
12 5 (4.03%) SpecFlow
12 5 (4.03%) WATIR
13 4 (3.23%) JIRA Agile
General
1 14 (11.29%) Finance
2 7 (5.65%) Marketing
3 5 (4.03%) Banking
4 4 (3.23%) Electronics
4 4 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.42%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (19.35%) Developer
2 20 (16.13%) Analyst
3 16 (12.90%) Architect
4 15 (12.10%) Java Developer
5 14 (11.29%) Test Analyst
6 10 (8.06%) Test Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) Scrum Master
7 9 (7.26%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) Tester
8 8 (6.45%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 7 (5.65%) Data Architect
9 7 (5.65%) Test Manager
10 6 (4.84%) Big Data Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Data Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Designer
10 6 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Test Leader
11 5 (4.03%) Integration Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) Senior Designer
11 5 (4.03%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.97%) REST
2 23 (18.55%) Web Services
3 21 (16.94%) Spring
4 19 (15.32%) XML
5 18 (14.52%) HTML
6 16 (12.90%) JSON
7 15 (12.10%) WSDL
7 15 (12.10%) XSD
8 12 (9.68%) jQuery
9 11 (8.87%) Hibernate
10 9 (7.26%) CSS
10 9 (7.26%) EJB
11 8 (6.45%) Java EE
11 8 (6.45%) JSF
11 8 (6.45%) Node.js
12 7 (5.65%) .NET
12 7 (5.65%) LAMP
12 7 (5.65%) SOAP
13 6 (4.84%) Velocity
14 5 (4.03%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) Wiki
2 8 (6.45%) NHS
3 7 (5.65%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (5.65%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.84%) User Experience
5 5 (4.03%) Statistics
6 3 (2.42%) iPad
7 2 (1.61%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.61%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.81%) Blog
8 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.81%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.81%) PMI
8 1 (0.81%) Psychology
8 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.81%) Linux
2 13 (10.48%) Unix
3 7 (5.65%) CentOS
3 7 (5.65%) Solaris
4 5 (4.03%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.23%) Windows
6 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.03%) Scrum
3 23 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (16.94%) DevOps
5 20 (16.13%) OO
5 20 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 17 (13.71%) Automated Testing
6 17 (13.71%) Test Scripting
7 16 (12.90%) SOA
8 15 (12.10%) Migration
8 15 (12.10%) Software Testing
8 15 (12.10%) TOGAF
8 15 (12.10%) Virtual Environments
9 14 (11.29%) Data Migration
10 13 (10.48%) TDD
11 12 (9.68%) Manual Testing
11 12 (9.68%) Software Delivery
12 11 (8.87%) Kanban
12 11 (8.87%) MODAF
12 11 (8.87%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.45%) SQL
2 32 (25.81%) Java
3 29 (23.39%) C#
4 19 (15.32%) PL/SQL
5 18 (14.52%) Perl
5 18 (14.52%) Python
6 17 (13.71%) Ruby
7 16 (12.90%) Bash Shell
7 16 (12.90%) JavaScript
8 14 (11.29%) C++
9 12 (9.68%) C
10 8 (6.45%) Scala
11 6 (4.84%) PHP
11 6 (4.84%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.42%) C-shell
12 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.61%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.61%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.61%) R
14 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (47.58%) Security Cleared
2 31 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 23 (18.55%) SC Cleared
4 18 (14.52%) ISEB
5 16 (12.90%) ISTQB
6 7 (5.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (5.65%) RHCE
7 5 (4.03%) Degree
8 3 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.52%) QA
2 6 (4.84%) HL7
3 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (12.10%) Xen
3 7 (5.65%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.65%) Samba
4 3 (2.42%) NFS
4 3 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.42%) vSphere
5 1 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.81%) Docker
5 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.81%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.81%) RACF
Systems Management
1 19 (15.32%) Puppet
2 15 (12.10%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (8.87%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.61%) Ansible
6 1 (0.81%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.81%) Packer
6 1 (0.81%) Salt
6 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (31.45%) Oracle
2 20 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.13%) Red Hat
3 19 (15.32%) VMware
4 15 (12.10%) Citrix
5 11 (8.87%) Atlassian
5 11 (8.87%) HP
5 11 (8.87%) Rally
6 5 (4.03%) SAP
7 3 (2.42%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.42%) IBM
7 3 (2.42%) NetApp
8 2 (1.61%) Apple
9 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.81%) Splunk
9 1 (0.81%) Zend
Cheltenham
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South West
People Source Consulting
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Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
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