Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 19 January 2018 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 > Devon
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 52 19
Rank change year-on-year +31 -33 +12
Contract jobs citing JIRA 32 5 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 6.32% 1.08% 9.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.99% 5.75% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 44
Devon median daily rate £450 £341 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.87% -30.36% +50.77%
10th Percentile £365 £331 £403
90th Percentile £563 £349 £540
South West median daily rate £420 £413 £438
% change year-on-year +1.82% -5.71% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £39.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year - -4.24% -

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 Devon with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 97 87 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 19.17% 18.75% 36.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 58 182
Devon median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% +18.52%
10th Percentile £260 £281 £300
90th Percentile £563 £510 £515
South West median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Devon median hourly rate £36.25 £44.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.61% +1.15% +12.99%
10th Percentile £33.25 £22.08 £41.75
90th Percentile £44.88 £49.44 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £41.50 £41.80
% change year-on-year -0.84% -0.72% +4.50%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Devon

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Devon

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Devon over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Devon

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Devon region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +23 22 £450 +31.87% 1
Torquay - 1 £525 -
JIRA
South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Devon region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 20 (62.50%) Linux
1 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 19 (59.38%) Git (software)
2 19 (59.38%) Java
3 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (56.25%) SC Cleared
4 11 (34.38%) Shell Script
4 11 (34.38%) Python
4 11 (34.38%) Ruby
4 11 (34.38%) Groovy
4 11 (34.38%) Puppet
4 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
5 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (31.25%) Web Services
6 9 (28.13%) XML
6 9 (28.13%) SQL
6 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
6 9 (28.13%) Ansible
7 8 (25.00%) Docker
7 8 (25.00%) DevOps
7 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (25.00%) Open Source
7 8 (25.00%) Confluence
7 8 (25.00%) RDBMS
8 6 (18.75%) Nagios
8 6 (18.75%) Windows
8 6 (18.75%) Maven
8 6 (18.75%) Firewall
8 6 (18.75%) Gradle
8 6 (18.75%) Artifactory

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 8 (25.00%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) SAS
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.50%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) OpenShift
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon S3
3 3 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (9.38%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (9.38%) Serverless
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.13%) GitHub
5 1 (3.13%) IaaS
5 1 (3.13%) PaaS
5 1 (3.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Git (software)
2 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
3 6 (18.75%) Artifactory
3 6 (18.75%) Gradle
3 6 (18.75%) Maven
4 4 (12.50%) Bitbucket
5 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
6 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (3.13%) Advertising
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Administrator
2 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Active Directory Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) AWS Developer
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) Web Services
2 9 (28.13%) XML
3 6 (18.75%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (6.25%) .NET
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Core
4 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.25%) JSON
5 1 (3.13%) Ajax
5 1 (3.13%) HATEOAS
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) JSON Schema
5 1 (3.13%) Laravel
5 1 (3.13%) Node.js
5 1 (3.13%) phpspec
5 1 (3.13%) React
5 1 (3.13%) REST
5 1 (3.13%) Symfony
5 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
5 1 (3.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) DevOps
2 8 (25.00%) Open Source
3 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.50%) TDD
4 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.38%) Server Hardening
6 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.13%) BDD
7 1 (3.13%) High Availability
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) Groovy
2 11 (34.38%) Python
2 11 (34.38%) Ruby
2 11 (34.38%) Shell Script
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 18 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) Docker
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Puppet
2 9 (28.13%) Ansible
3 6 (18.75%) Nagios
4 1 (3.13%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
1 2 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (3.13%) hybris
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore