Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 32 34
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2 +36
Contract jobs citing JIRA 50 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 8.47% 5.56% 4.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.06% 26.21% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 32
Gloucestershire median daily rate £401 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.67% -15.63% -11.11%
10th Percentile £305 £243 £272
90th Percentile £525 £438 £574
South West median daily rate £423 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +5.63% -1.23% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £45.00 -
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.76% +12.86% -13.58%

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 161 145 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 27.29% 21.23% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 73 120
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.64% +0.61%
10th Percentile £296 £246 £310
90th Percentile £563 £508 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 17
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £35.25 £41.25 £40.35
90th Percentile £52.88 £53.63 £46.20
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +14.74%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +16 23 £365 +46.00% 4
Cheltenham -2 8 - - 12
Cirencester -2 7 - -
JIRA
South West

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 45 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (64.00%) Confluence
3 25 (50.00%) Scrum
4 21 (42.00%) Linux
5 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 18 (36.00%) Test Automation
7 17 (34.00%) DevOps
8 14 (28.00%) Docker
9 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (26.00%) SQL
9 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
9 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
10 12 (24.00%) Atlassian
10 12 (24.00%) Bitbucket
11 11 (22.00%) Jenkins
11 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
12 10 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (20.00%) Migration
12 10 (20.00%) QA
13 9 (18.00%) PHP
13 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
13 9 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (16.00%) Finance
14 8 (16.00%) Java
14 8 (16.00%) JUnit
14 8 (16.00%) ISTQB
14 8 (16.00%) Spring
14 8 (16.00%) EasyMock
14 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
15 7 (14.00%) Data Migration

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 32 (64.00%) Confluence
2 3 (6.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (14.00%) FinancialForce
2 6 (12.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (12.00%) MySQL
4 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (8.00%) Lumira
6 3 (6.00%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (24.00%) Bitbucket
3 11 (22.00%) Jenkins
4 10 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (16.00%) EasyMock
5 8 (16.00%) JUnit
6 6 (12.00%) Selenium
7 4 (8.00%) JMeter
8 3 (6.00%) WATIR
9 2 (4.00%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) .NET Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Salesforce Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Salesforce Business Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Technical Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (8.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Lead Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Programmer
6 4 (8.00%) Technical Leader
6 4 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.00%) .NET Technical Architect
7 3 (6.00%) AWS Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Spring
2 7 (14.00%) .NET
2 7 (14.00%) .NET Core
2 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (14.00%) EJB
2 7 (14.00%) JSF
2 7 (14.00%) REST
2 7 (14.00%) Web Services
3 6 (12.00%) jQuery
3 6 (12.00%) Laravel
3 6 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (10.00%) Zend Framework
5 2 (4.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.00%) HTML
6 1 (2.00%) CSS
6 1 (2.00%) Java EE
6 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (14.00%) iPad
2 7 (14.00%) Wiki
3 4 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.00%) Life Science
4 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) CentOS
2 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Android
4 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) Scrum
3 18 (36.00%) Test Automation
4 17 (34.00%) DevOps
5 10 (20.00%) Migration
6 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (14.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.00%) Data Migration
7 7 (14.00%) ETL
7 7 (14.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 7 (14.00%) Microservices
7 7 (14.00%) OO
7 7 (14.00%) OOD
7 7 (14.00%) SDLC
7 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
7 7 (14.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) PHP
3 8 (16.00%) Java
4 7 (14.00%) C#
4 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.00%) Python
6 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.00%) Perl
6 3 (6.00%) Ruby
7 2 (4.00%) C
8 1 (2.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
3 8 (16.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.00%) Degree
5 3 (6.00%) ISEB
5 3 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.00%) Puppet
3 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Atlassian
2 7 (14.00%) IBM
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (14.00%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (12.00%) Cognos
3 6 (12.00%) SAP
3 6 (12.00%) Zend
4 3 (6.00%) CA Agile Central