The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 April 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 / Somerset
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 36 52
Rank change year-on-year +15 +16  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.05% 0.75% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.86% 4.76% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £385 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 56 42 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 28.28% 15.85% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 15
Median daily rate £365 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 13
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £42.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% -0.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year - +14.74%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Somerset

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in Somerset

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Taunton +2 7 £385 - 1
Yeovil - 3 - -
JIRA
South West

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

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) Scrum
5 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (46.67%) Hadoop
6 7 (46.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (46.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (40.00%) User Experience
7 6 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (40.00%) Time Management
7 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (40.00%) Aerospace
7 6 (40.00%) UML
7 6 (40.00%) OO
7 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
7 6 (40.00%) C#
7 6 (40.00%) C++
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) .NET
8 4 (26.67%) Open Source
9 3 (20.00%) Ada
10 2 (13.33%) Electronics
10 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
10 2 (13.33%) Finance
10 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (13.33%) Python
10 2 (13.33%) Photoshop

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (13.33%) Grunt
General
1 6 (40.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Ada Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Application Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C++ Applications Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C++/Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) DOORS Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) Django
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 2 (13.33%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) RESTful
2 2 (13.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) Time Management
4 6 (40.00%) UML
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Ada
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) SAP