Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 16 October 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 44 35
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 +44
Contract jobs citing JIRA 34 23 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.02% 3.47% 4.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.22% 17.56% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 34
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £420 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.13% -6.00%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £243
90th Percentile £555 £438 £563
South West median daily rate £425 £420 £438
% change year-on-year +1.19% -4.00% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £43.63 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +16.33% - -

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 153 131 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 22.60% 19.79% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 58 125
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £280 £297
90th Percentile £575 £475 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 14
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -1.16%
10th Percentile £35.25 £41.25 £33.05
90th Percentile £51.63 £59.88 £44.43
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +2.44%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Gloucestershire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Gloucestershire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Gloucestershire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Gloucester +9 21 £475 +12.43% 10
Cheltenham +4 6 - - 6
Cirencester -4 1 £400 +33.33%
JIRA
South West

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) Linux
3 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
3 19 (55.88%) Git (software)
3 19 (55.88%) Test Automation
4 18 (52.94%) Scrum
5 14 (41.18%) Confluence
5 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (38.24%) Python
6 13 (38.24%) Java
7 12 (35.29%) PHP
7 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
7 12 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (32.35%) Docker
8 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
8 11 (32.35%) Selenium
9 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
9 10 (29.41%) Atlassian
9 10 (29.41%) Bitbucket
10 9 (26.47%) AngularJS
10 9 (26.47%) DV Cleared
10 9 (26.47%) MySQL
11 8 (23.53%) SQL
11 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
11 8 (23.53%) Windows
11 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
11 8 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (23.53%) Laravel
11 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 14 (41.18%) Confluence
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) npm
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.82%) GitHub
4 2 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (5.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) SSL
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.94%) VoIP
1 1 (2.94%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) MySQL
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
5 4 (11.76%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.94%) Big Data
7 1 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (55.88%) Git (software)
2 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
2 11 (32.35%) Selenium
3 10 (29.41%) Bitbucket
4 8 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (14.71%) JMeter
6 4 (11.76%) EasyMock
6 4 (11.76%) JUnit
6 4 (11.76%) WATIR
7 2 (5.88%) Robot Framework
7 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.94%) CodeSonar
8 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.94%) eggPlant
8 1 (2.94%) git-flow
8 1 (2.94%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (2.94%) PhpStorm
8 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.94%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (5.88%) Banking
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Web Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Business Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Data Manager
7 1 (2.94%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) AngularJS
2 8 (23.53%) Laravel
3 7 (20.59%) jQuery
3 7 (20.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (17.65%) Node.js
4 6 (17.65%) Zend Framework
5 4 (11.76%) Spring
6 3 (8.82%) EJB
6 3 (8.82%) Java SE
6 3 (8.82%) JSF
6 3 (8.82%) SOAP
6 3 (8.82%) Web Services
7 2 (5.88%) CSS
7 2 (5.88%) HTML
7 2 (5.88%) Java EE
7 2 (5.88%) React
7 2 (5.88%) STL
8 1 (2.94%) REST
8 1 (2.94%) Sass
8 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (8.82%) Wiki
4 2 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.94%) CESG
5 1 (2.94%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.94%) Fintech
5 1 (2.94%) Life Science
5 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) CentOS
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Test Automation
3 18 (52.94%) Scrum
4 12 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (23.53%) SDLC
6 7 (20.59%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (20.59%) DevOps
6 7 (20.59%) TDD
7 5 (14.71%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
7 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Use Case
7 5 (14.71%) User Stories
7 5 (14.71%) Web Development
8 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Migration
8 4 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Java
1 13 (38.24%) Python
2 12 (35.29%) PHP
3 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.71%) C
5 5 (14.71%) C#
5 5 (14.71%) Ruby
6 4 (11.76%) C++
6 4 (11.76%) Perl
7 3 (8.82%) Java 8
8 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.94%) PHP 7
8 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 9 (26.47%) DV Cleared
4 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 5 (14.71%) Degree
6 4 (11.76%) ISEB
7 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.94%) CCNA
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.94%) CISSP
8 1 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.94%) GIAC
8 1 (2.94%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (2.94%) MCSE
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.94%) SANS
8 1 (2.94%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Puppet
2 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) Ansible
3 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Atlassian
2 7 (20.59%) Zend
3 4 (11.76%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle