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 23 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 28 50
Rank change year-on-year +1 +22  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 17 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.25% 5.46% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.42% 30.23% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 0
Median daily rate £300 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.82% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +8.82% +37.09%  

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 62 86 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 19.14% 18.07% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 72 64
Median daily rate £363 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +9.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £325 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £42.75 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £44.75 £43.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

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 23 June 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 23 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
Cheltenham +5 3 £270 -40.00%
Gloucester -7 3 £406 -3.84% 4
Cirencester - 2 £300 -
JIRA
South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
3 13 (34.21%) SQL
4 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
5 10 (26.32%) DV Cleared
5 10 (26.32%) Java
5 10 (26.32%) Python
5 10 (26.32%) Confluence
6 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 7 (18.42%) Retail
7 7 (18.42%) RESTful
7 7 (18.42%) Android
7 7 (18.42%) Manual Testing
7 7 (18.42%) HTML
7 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
7 7 (18.42%) CSS
7 7 (18.42%) Windows
7 7 (18.42%) Internet
7 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
7 7 (18.42%) Apple iOS
7 7 (18.42%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (15.79%) React
8 6 (15.79%) Issue Tracking
8 6 (15.79%) Defect Management
8 6 (15.79%) Bitbucket
8 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
8 6 (15.79%) CMS
8 6 (15.79%) C
8 6 (15.79%) Banking

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 10 (26.32%) Confluence
2 7 (18.42%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (15.79%) CMS
4 3 (7.89%) Apache Qpid
4 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Internet
2 4 (10.53%) AMQP
3 3 (7.89%) VoIP
3 3 (7.89%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.63%) DSL
4 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) dBASE
3 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) OrientDB
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) Bitbucket
3 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.89%) CMake
4 3 (7.89%) GoogleTest
5 2 (5.26%) Ant
5 2 (5.26%) Artifactory
5 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.63%) Mocha
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.63%) Selenium
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.63%) Valgrind
6 1 (2.63%) VersionOne
General
1 7 (18.42%) Retail
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Retail Banking
4 4 (10.53%) Finance
5 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.63%) Games
5 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Test Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
5 7 (18.42%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Web Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Web Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) CSS
1 7 (18.42%) HTML
1 7 (18.42%) RESTful
2 6 (15.79%) React
3 5 (13.16%) Redux
4 4 (10.53%) XML
5 3 (7.89%) CSS3
5 3 (7.89%) HTML5
6 2 (5.26%) .NET
6 2 (5.26%) DHTML
6 2 (5.26%) J2EE
6 2 (5.26%) Middleware
6 2 (5.26%) Web Services
7 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.63%) JMS
7 1 (2.63%) jQuery
7 1 (2.63%) Node.js
7 1 (2.63%) REST
7 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Blog
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile Games
2 1 (2.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Android
1 7 (18.42%) Apple iOS
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) CentOS
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
3 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
3 7 (18.42%) Manual Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Content Management
4 6 (15.79%) Defect Management
4 6 (15.79%) Issue Tracking
4 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
5 5 (13.16%) API Development
5 5 (13.16%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Smoke Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Statistics
6 4 (10.53%) Test Planning
6 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.89%) DevOps
7 3 (7.89%) ETL
7 3 (7.89%) Scrum
7 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.89%) User Stories
8 2 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) Python
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.79%) C
5 5 (13.16%) C++
6 4 (10.53%) Ruby
7 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.89%) Perl
7 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.26%) C#
8 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 10 (26.32%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) MCPD
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Grafana
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.63%) Kibana
1 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.63%) logstash
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Google
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) IBM
2 3 (7.89%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) CA Agile Central
Stroud, Gloucestershire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago