The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 30 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 77 77
Rank change year-on-year +9 0  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 45 49 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.38% 2.20% 1.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.91% 15.36% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 26
Median daily rate £325 £350 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -9.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £433 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.66% -6.25%  
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 Hampshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 238 319 351
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 12.57% 14.33% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 211 186
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 15
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £37.50 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.39 £40.70 £45.00
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Hampshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Hampshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Hampshire

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in Hampshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Winchester -1 9 £375 -
Southampton +11 8 £467 +48.25% 2
Portsmouth - 7 £313 -
Fareham - 6 £325 - 2
Basingstoke +5 5 £275 +10.00% 5
Farnborough +2 1 - - 1
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 54 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.37%) Java
3 32 (38.55%) Scrum
4 21 (25.30%) Security Cleared
5 18 (21.69%) Linux
6 17 (20.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (18.07%) Selenium
7 15 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (18.07%) SDLC
8 14 (16.87%) Retail
8 14 (16.87%) XML
8 14 (16.87%) SQL
9 13 (15.66%) Windows
9 13 (15.66%) ISEB
9 13 (15.66%) SC Cleared
9 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
9 13 (15.66%) Waterfall
9 13 (15.66%) Defect Management
10 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
10 12 (14.46%) JBoss
11 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
11 11 (13.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (13.25%) Smart Meter
11 11 (13.25%) System Integration Testing
12 10 (12.05%) Gradle
12 10 (12.05%) ITIL
12 10 (12.05%) .NET
12 10 (12.05%) C++
12 10 (12.05%) Subversion
12 10 (12.05%) PostgreSQL

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (14.46%) JBoss
2 8 (9.64%) Confluence
3 4 (4.82%) Apache
3 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (1.20%) CMS
5 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.43%) MS Office
3 3 (3.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.61%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.20%) Google Tag Manager
1 1 (1.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) LAN
2 2 (2.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) Internet
2 2 (2.41%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.20%) AMQP
3 1 (1.20%) Firewall
3 1 (1.20%) MVNO
3 1 (1.20%) SNMP
3 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.20%) VoIP
3 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.05%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (10.84%) MySQL
4 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Selenium
2 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
3 11 (13.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (12.05%) Gradle
4 10 (12.05%) Subversion
5 8 (9.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (9.64%) Cucumber
5 8 (9.64%) Eclipse
5 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
6 7 (8.43%) Visual Studio
7 5 (6.02%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (4.82%) JUnit
9 3 (3.61%) Artifactory
9 3 (3.61%) Bitbucket
9 3 (3.61%) Checkstyle
9 3 (3.61%) FindBugs
9 3 (3.61%) Robot Framework
9 3 (3.61%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.41%) Maven
10 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (16.87%) Retail
2 7 (8.43%) Finance
3 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Billing
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (34.94%) Analyst
2 20 (24.10%) Developer
3 17 (20.48%) Test Analyst
4 15 (18.07%) Java Developer
5 10 (12.05%) Business Analyst
6 9 (10.84%) Scrum Master
7 8 (9.64%) C++ Developer
8 7 (8.43%) C++/Java Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Test Manager
9 6 (7.23%) C++ Software Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Software Developer
10 5 (6.02%) QA Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Test Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Tester
11 4 (4.82%) Business Requirements Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) QA Test Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) Requirements Analyst
12 3 (3.61%) Automation Test Analyst
12 3 (3.61%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) XML
2 10 (12.05%) .NET
3 9 (10.84%) ActiveMQ
4 8 (9.64%) Apache Camel
5 7 (8.43%) MFC
5 7 (8.43%) SOAP
5 7 (8.43%) XML Messaging
6 6 (7.23%) HTML
6 6 (7.23%) JSON
6 6 (7.23%) RESTful
6 6 (7.23%) WCF
6 6 (7.23%) Web Services
7 5 (6.02%) CSS
7 5 (6.02%) J2EE
7 5 (6.02%) REST
7 5 (6.02%) Velocity
8 4 (4.82%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.82%) OSGi
8 4 (4.82%) Spring
9 3 (3.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Smart Meter
2 7 (8.43%) User Experience
3 6 (7.23%) Client/Server
3 6 (7.23%) Replication
4 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.20%) Clustering
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) Social Media
6 1 (1.20%) Vector Graphics
6 1 (1.20%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Linux
2 13 (15.66%) Windows
3 4 (4.82%) Unix
4 1 (1.20%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.20%) CentOS
4 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (38.55%) Scrum
3 17 (20.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (18.07%) SDLC
5 13 (15.66%) Defect Management
5 13 (15.66%) Waterfall
6 11 (13.25%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (12.05%) ITIL
7 10 (12.05%) MVC
8 9 (10.84%) Test Scripting
8 9 (10.84%) Test Strategy
8 9 (10.84%) User Stories
9 8 (9.64%) Configuration Management
9 8 (9.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 8 (9.64%) TDD
10 7 (8.43%) Functional Testing
10 7 (8.43%) Kanban
10 7 (8.43%) Service Management
11 6 (7.23%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.37%) Java
2 14 (16.87%) SQL
3 10 (12.05%) C++
4 9 (10.84%) C#
4 9 (10.84%) Python
5 8 (9.64%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.23%) Ruby
7 5 (6.02%) PHP
8 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (25.30%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.66%) ISEB
2 13 (15.66%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Ansible
1 2 (2.41%) Puppet
2 1 (1.20%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.20%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.20%) Kibana
2 1 (1.20%) logstash
2 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.20%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle
3 6 (7.23%) Telerik
4 5 (6.02%) HP
5 4 (4.82%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.82%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (4.82%) Splunk
6 2 (2.41%) ATG
6 2 (2.41%) Google
6 2 (2.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.20%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.20%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.20%) F5
7 1 (1.20%) Huawei
7 1 (1.20%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.20%) Remedy
7 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.20%) Virgin Media
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum + market rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Venn Group
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago