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 3 months to 29 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.

Atlassian JIRA
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 36 45
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 22 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 6.55% 3.34% 2.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.92% 20.55% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 2
Median daily rate £344 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +0.37% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 63 73 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 18.75% 16.26% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 85
Median daily rate £431 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.16% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 10
Median hourly rate £43.50 £46.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.43% +9.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £42.65 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.20 £43.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 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
Cheltenham +4 5 £300 -9.09% 5
Gloucester - 4 £238 - 2
Cirencester - 1 £400 -
JIRA
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Java
3 16 (42.11%) Security Cleared
4 13 (34.21%) SQL
4 13 (34.21%) Python
5 12 (31.58%) DV Cleared
5 12 (31.58%) Confluence
6 10 (26.32%) XML
6 10 (26.32%) Scrum
7 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
7 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
8 8 (21.05%) REST
8 8 (21.05%) Web Services
8 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Ruby
8 8 (21.05%) Manual Testing
9 7 (18.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
9 7 (18.42%) CSS
9 7 (18.42%) Linux
9 7 (18.42%) HTML
9 7 (18.42%) J2EE
9 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
9 7 (18.42%) Bitbucket
9 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
9 7 (18.42%) RESTful
9 7 (18.42%) BDD
9 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
10 6 (15.79%) Issue Tracking
10 6 (15.79%) Defect Management

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 12 (31.58%) Confluence
2 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
3 5 (13.16%) Apache
3 5 (13.16%) CMS
3 5 (13.16%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (7.89%) Apache Qpid
4 3 (7.89%) Mule
4 3 (7.89%) Mule ESB
5 2 (5.26%) Anypoint
5 2 (5.26%) Apache Pig
5 2 (5.26%) Apache Spark
5 2 (5.26%) GlassFish
5 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) AMQP
2 3 (7.89%) SSH
2 3 (7.89%) VoIP
2 3 (7.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.89%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.26%) dBASE
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (5.26%) OrientDB
4 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.63%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (18.42%) Bitbucket
2 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.16%) Ant
3 5 (13.16%) JUnit
3 5 (13.16%) Maven
4 4 (10.53%) Selenium
5 3 (7.89%) CMake
5 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
5 3 (7.89%) GoogleTest
5 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.89%) Zephyr
6 2 (5.26%) Artifactory
6 2 (5.26%) LoadRunner
6 2 (5.26%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
2 5 (13.16%) Electronics
2 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.53%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Java Developer
4 7 (18.42%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Test Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Tester
6 4 (10.53%) Banking Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Java Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Web Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Web Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) XML
2 8 (21.05%) REST
2 8 (21.05%) Web Services
3 7 (18.42%) CSS
3 7 (18.42%) HTML
3 7 (18.42%) J2EE
3 7 (18.42%) RESTful
4 6 (15.79%) Middleware
4 6 (15.79%) SOAP
5 4 (10.53%) Spring
6 3 (7.89%) Apache Camel
6 3 (7.89%) Gherkin
6 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
6 3 (7.89%) JSON
6 3 (7.89%) React
7 2 (5.26%) CSS3
7 2 (5.26%) HTML5
7 2 (5.26%) jQuery
7 2 (5.26%) RAML
7 2 (5.26%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (7.89%) Wiki
2 2 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Android
2 6 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) CentOS
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Scrum
3 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
3 8 (21.05%) Manual Testing
4 7 (18.42%) BDD
4 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
5 6 (15.79%) Defect Management
5 6 (15.79%) Issue Tracking
5 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
6 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.16%) Content Management
6 5 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.16%) Kanban
7 4 (10.53%) DevOps
7 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Statistics
7 4 (10.53%) TDD
7 4 (10.53%) Test Management
7 4 (10.53%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) Python
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.05%) Ruby
5 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.53%) Perl
6 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.89%) C
7 3 (7.89%) C++
7 3 (7.89%) Scala
8 2 (5.26%) Groovy
8 2 (5.26%) XPath
9 1 (2.63%) PHP
9 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 12 (31.58%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) ISEB
3 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) CloudHub
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.26%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) HP
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
1 6 (15.79%) SAP
2 5 (13.16%) IBM
3 3 (7.89%) Atlassian
3 3 (7.89%) Google
3 3 (7.89%) IBM Sterling
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Cloudera
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) Apple
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago