Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 45 73
Rank change year-on-year +5 +28 +3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 19 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.01% 3.85% 1.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.62% 18.08% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 6
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £405 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -7.10%
10th Percentile £354 £321 £305
90th Percentile £438 £563 £456
South West median daily rate £423 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +2.42% -8.33% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £39.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year - -4.24% -

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 84 177 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.31% 21.30% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 101 116
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £285 £310 £318
90th Percentile £533 £575 £530
South West median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 16
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.80% -5.85% +6.88%
10th Percentile £39.00 £25.70 £39.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.50 £44.50
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £41.50 £41.65
% change year-on-year -0.84% -0.36% +4.13%

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
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 17 January 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 +3 10 £413 -21.43% 4
Cheltenham -6 3 - - 5
Cirencester - 1 - - 1
JIRA
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 11 (57.89%) Confluence
4 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
4 9 (47.37%) Java
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
6 6 (31.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (26.32%) JUnit
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (26.32%) User Experience
8 4 (21.05%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (21.05%) Banking
8 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (21.05%) IBM
8 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (21.05%) ETL
8 4 (21.05%) J2EE
8 4 (21.05%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
8 4 (21.05%) Waterfall

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 11 (57.89%) Confluence
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 5 (26.32%) JUnit
3 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 3 (15.79%) Bitbucket
4 3 (15.79%) EasyMock
4 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
4 3 (15.79%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (10.53%) Ant
5 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
5 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
5 2 (10.53%) Maven
5 2 (10.53%) Selenium
5 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
5 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) UI Developer
4 3 (15.79%) UI/UX Developer
4 3 (15.79%) UX Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) J2EE
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 3 (15.79%) EJB
3 3 (15.79%) JSF
3 3 (15.79%) JSON
3 3 (15.79%) Play Framework
3 3 (15.79%) RESTful
3 3 (15.79%) Spring
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) REST
4 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Wiki
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.79%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) ETL
4 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.79%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) Kanban
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) OOD
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
5 3 (15.79%) RAD
5 3 (15.79%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) C
4 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) Groovy
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) VBScript
6 1 (5.26%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
1 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) CA
3 2 (10.53%) Google
3 2 (10.53%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) SAP