Period
to 15 January 2019

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 6 months to 15 January 2019 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
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 67 65
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 +20
Contract jobs citing JIRA 72 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.37% 2.56% 2.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.89% 14.50% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 22
Bristol median daily rate £425 £450 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +11.46% -23.10%
10th Percentile £306 £236 £242
90th Percentile £568 £613 £488
South West median daily rate £430 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +2.38% +1.82% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £44.42 - £39.50

JIRA is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 453 331 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.20% 17.65% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 212 175
Bristol median daily rate £425 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.75% +2.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £289 £275
90th Percentile £550 £534 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £404 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 9
Bristol median hourly rate £44.38 £40.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.94% -6.98% +4.88%
10th Percentile £35.44 £36.63 £38.45
90th Percentile £65.95 £42.50 £52.24
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.15 £41.50
% change year-on-year +9.36% -0.84% -0.36%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 54 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.78%) Confluence
3 37 (51.39%) Scrum
4 28 (38.89%) Jenkins
5 27 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 25 (34.72%) BDD
7 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
7 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (31.94%) Linux
7 23 (31.94%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (30.56%) TDD
8 22 (30.56%) RESTful
9 21 (29.17%) Java
10 20 (27.78%) Finance
11 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
12 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
12 16 (22.22%) Ruby
13 15 (20.83%) JUnit
13 15 (20.83%) Kanban
13 15 (20.83%) REST
13 15 (20.83%) Relational Database
14 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (19.44%) Scala
14 14 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (19.44%) SQL
15 13 (18.06%) Django
15 13 (18.06%) JSON
15 13 (18.06%) Spring MVC
15 13 (18.06%) Google
15 13 (18.06%) Ruby on Rails

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 38 (52.78%) Confluence
2 3 (4.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.78%) WildFly
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (4.17%) Datadog
2 3 (4.17%) npm
3 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.39%) GitHub
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.72%) MariaDB
2 7 (9.72%) MySQL
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.17%) GIS
4 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.39%) Big Data
6 1 (1.39%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.39%) MS Access
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
3 15 (20.83%) JUnit
4 14 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (18.06%) Hudson
5 13 (18.06%) Subversion
6 6 (8.33%) Redmine
7 5 (6.94%) HP UFT
7 5 (6.94%) Selenium
7 5 (6.94%) TeamCity
8 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.56%) PhpStorm
8 4 (5.56%) TestRail
9 3 (4.17%) Bugzilla
9 3 (4.17%) TestComplete
10 2 (2.78%) Checkstyle
10 2 (2.78%) Maven
10 2 (2.78%) Mockito
10 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (36.11%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) Scrum Master
3 13 (18.06%) Agile Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Scala Developer
4 12 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Agile Scrum Master
5 5 (6.94%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) PHP Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Digital Business Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Manual Test Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Environment Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) RESTful
2 15 (20.83%) REST
3 13 (18.06%) Django
3 13 (18.06%) Guice
3 13 (18.06%) JSON
3 13 (18.06%) Play Framework
3 13 (18.06%) Ruby on Rails
3 13 (18.06%) Spring
3 13 (18.06%) Spring MVC
4 6 (8.33%) CSS
4 6 (8.33%) Velocity
5 4 (5.56%) .NET
5 4 (5.56%) Middleware
5 4 (5.56%) React
6 3 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (4.17%) Gherkin
6 3 (4.17%) HTML
6 3 (4.17%) Node.js
6 3 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.78%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.94%) Fintech
3 5 (6.94%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.56%) User Experience
5 2 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.78%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.39%) Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.94%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) CentOS
3 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Unix
3 2 (2.78%) VMS
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (51.39%) Scrum
3 27 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 25 (34.72%) BDD
5 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (31.94%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (30.56%) TDD
7 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
8 15 (20.83%) Kanban
9 13 (18.06%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 13 (18.06%) Functional Programming
9 13 (18.06%) MVC
9 13 (18.06%) Open Source
9 13 (18.06%) OWASP
9 13 (18.06%) Pair Programming
9 13 (18.06%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (18.06%) Web Design
10 9 (12.50%) Epics
11 8 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (11.11%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.17%) Java
2 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
3 16 (22.22%) Ruby
4 14 (19.44%) Scala
4 14 (19.44%) SQL
5 5 (6.94%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.94%) PHP
6 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.17%) Python
7 2 (2.78%) C#
7 2 (2.78%) Dart
7 2 (2.78%) Java 8
7 2 (2.78%) JPQL
7 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.78%) VBA
8 1 (1.39%) C++
8 1 (1.39%) ES6
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.33%) Degree
4 6 (8.33%) ISEB
5 5 (6.94%) ISTQB
6 3 (4.17%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.17%) Ansible
3 3 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (4.17%) Grafana
3 3 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.17%) Icinga
3 3 (4.17%) Nagios
3 3 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Google
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.17%) hybris
5 1 (1.39%) IBM
5 1 (1.39%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.39%) SAP