The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Atlassian JIRA
South West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 60 51
Rank change year-on-year -8 -9  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 8 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.95% 1.52% 2.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.30% 13.13% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 18
Median daily rate £400 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +20.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £475 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +8.82% +37.09%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 127 99 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.01% 11.61% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 69 111
Median daily rate £372 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.74%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Bristol

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Bristol

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Bristol over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Bristol

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) Scrum
3 15 (41.67%) HTML
3 15 (41.67%) Banking
4 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
4 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 13 (36.11%) Finance
5 13 (36.11%) TeamCity
5 13 (36.11%) HTML5
6 12 (33.33%) Microservices
7 11 (30.56%) Confluence
8 9 (25.00%) Java
8 9 (25.00%) CSS
8 9 (25.00%) XML
9 8 (22.22%) React
9 8 (22.22%) Front End Development
9 8 (22.22%) DevOps
9 8 (22.22%) User Experience
10 7 (19.44%) CSS3
10 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
10 7 (19.44%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (19.44%) DHTML
10 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
11 6 (16.67%) TDD
11 6 (16.67%) Google
11 6 (16.67%) Ant
11 6 (16.67%) Web Services
11 6 (16.67%) User Stories
12 5 (13.89%) Artifactory
12 5 (13.89%) REST

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 11 (30.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.78%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Firebase
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) BGP
1 1 (2.78%) HSRP
1 1 (2.78%) MPLS
1 1 (2.78%) OSPF
1 1 (2.78%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) DB2
2 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 13 (36.11%) TeamCity
3 6 (16.67%) Ant
4 5 (13.89%) Artifactory
5 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (8.33%) Maven
6 1 (2.78%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (2.78%) Selenium
6 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.78%) webpack
6 1 (2.78%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (41.67%) Banking
2 13 (36.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Publishing
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) UI Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Scrum Master
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Angular Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Automation Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Digital Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Test Coordinator
5 2 (5.56%) Test Programme Manager
5 2 (5.56%) UAT Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) HTML
2 13 (36.11%) HTML5
3 9 (25.00%) CSS
3 9 (25.00%) XML
4 8 (22.22%) React
5 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
5 7 (19.44%) CSS3
5 7 (19.44%) DHTML
6 6 (16.67%) Web Services
7 5 (13.89%) .NET
7 5 (13.89%) REST
8 3 (8.33%) EJB
8 3 (8.33%) JMS
8 3 (8.33%) Node.js
8 3 (8.33%) Redux
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
9 2 (5.56%) SOAP
9 2 (5.56%) WCF
9 2 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) User Experience
2 7 (19.44%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) iPad
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Android
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Debian
3 1 (2.78%) Fedora
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) Scrum
3 12 (33.33%) Microservices
4 8 (22.22%) DevOps
4 8 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
6 6 (16.67%) TDD
6 6 (16.67%) User Stories
7 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Concurrent Programming
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 4 (11.11%) Project Management
9 3 (8.33%) Defect Management
9 3 (8.33%) MVC
9 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 2 (5.56%) Cash Management
10 2 (5.56%) Pair Programming
10 2 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) ES6
4 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.78%) Kibana
3 1 (2.78%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Google
2 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.56%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) VMware