The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 - 30
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.08% - 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.05% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £315
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 Guildford with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19 17 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 14.62% 11.64% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 12
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £473 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
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 Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Guildford

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 Guildford region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Confluence
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 4 (66.67%) Bitbucket
3 4 (66.67%) Puppet
3 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
3 4 (66.67%) Kibana
3 4 (66.67%) Rsyslog
3 4 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (66.67%) Docker
3 4 (66.67%) logstash
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (66.67%) LANDesk
3 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 4 (66.67%) Legal
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 6 (100.00%) Confluence
2 4 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Bitbucket
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Monitoring Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Kibana
1 4 (66.67%) logstash
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
1 4 (66.67%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) LANDesk
1 4 (66.67%) SolarWinds