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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
South West / Bristol
Rank 40 57 60
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 28 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.43% 1.66% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.83% 12.40% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 10
Median daily rate £450 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £425 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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 157 121 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 19.24% 13.37% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 78 96
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% +9.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in Bristol

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) Scrum
3 19 (41.30%) Git (software)
4 18 (39.13%) TeamCity
4 18 (39.13%) Finance
4 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 18 (39.13%) Banking
5 16 (34.78%) HTML
5 16 (34.78%) Confluence
5 16 (34.78%) HTML5
5 16 (34.78%) Microservices
6 14 (30.43%) XML
7 12 (26.09%) Java
8 11 (23.91%) DHTML
8 11 (23.91%) CSS
8 11 (23.91%) User Experience
9 10 (21.74%) User Stories
9 10 (21.74%) Ant
9 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
10 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (19.57%) Artifactory
10 9 (19.57%) CSS3
11 8 (17.39%) DevOps
11 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
11 8 (17.39%) Front End Development
11 8 (17.39%) SQL
11 8 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (15.22%) Web Services
12 7 (15.22%) Atlassian
12 7 (15.22%) React

JIRA
Top Related 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 16 (34.78%) Confluence
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) GitHub
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) BGP
1 2 (4.35%) HSRP
1 2 (4.35%) MPLS
1 2 (4.35%) OSPF
1 2 (4.35%) PPP
2 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) DB2
1 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Git (software)
2 18 (39.13%) TeamCity
3 10 (21.74%) Ant
4 9 (19.57%) Artifactory
5 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 6 (13.04%) Maven
6 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 18 (39.13%) Banking
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Coordinator
3 6 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (13.04%) Test Coordinator
3 6 (13.04%) UAT Coordinator
4 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) UI Developer
5 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Angular Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Automation Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Digital Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) HTML
1 16 (34.78%) HTML5
2 14 (30.43%) XML
3 11 (23.91%) CSS
3 11 (23.91%) DHTML
4 9 (19.57%) CSS3
5 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
6 7 (15.22%) React
6 7 (15.22%) REST
6 7 (15.22%) Web Services
7 6 (13.04%) Spring
8 5 (10.87%) .NET
8 5 (10.87%) EJB
8 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
8 5 (10.87%) JMS
8 5 (10.87%) SOAP
9 4 (8.70%) J2EE
10 3 (6.52%) JSP
11 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
11 2 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) iPad
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Unix
2 2 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) Scrum
3 16 (34.78%) Microservices
4 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
4 10 (21.74%) User Stories
5 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (17.39%) DevOps
6 8 (17.39%) Front End Development
7 6 (13.04%) Defect Management
7 6 (13.04%) Re-Platforming
7 6 (13.04%) TDD
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.70%) Concurrent Programming
9 4 (8.70%) Multithreading
9 4 (8.70%) SOA
10 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.52%) MVC
10 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 12 (26.09%) Java
3 8 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (6.52%) C#
4 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) APMP
3 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Ansible
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Atlassian
2 5 (10.87%) Google
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) VMware