The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 25 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 / Dorset
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 29 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.31% 1.98% -
As % of the Development Applications category 18.75% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £435 £264 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.92% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +8.82% +19.71%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 16 40 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 12.31% 15.81% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 13
Median daily rate £375 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +23.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £207 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +377.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Dorset

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Poole +8 3 £435 +114.81%
JIRA
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Dorset region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (25.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) QGIS
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (25.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
1 1 (25.00%) QGIS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) CRM Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft