Period
to 22 July 2017

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 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 46 70
Rank change year-on-year +6 +24 +1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 15 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.34% 0.59% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.95% 3.90% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Somerset median daily rate £388 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.23% -21.21%
10th Percentile £365 £381 £313
90th Percentile £535 £394 £338
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate £39.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +12.86% -13.58% -

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 137 77 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 30.51% 15.13% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 45 32
Somerset median daily rate £388 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.26% +9.62%
10th Percentile £290 £272 £263
90th Percentile £506 £460 £400
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Somerset median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £37.75 £33.08 £32.54
90th Percentile £41.25 £42.50 £50.50
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £37.39
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.67% +0.38%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Somerset over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
Taunton -7 7 £385 -
Yeovil - 3 - -
Bath +1 2 £500 +29.03% 1
Street - 2 £388 -
JIRA
South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 10 (66.67%) Java
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (46.67%) Hadoop
3 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) User Experience
6 3 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (20.00%) Time Management
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
6 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (20.00%) UML
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) Ada
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (13.33%) Python
7 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
7 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (13.33%) Jenkins

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) Appium
4 1 (6.67%) CircleCI
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) Gradle
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET 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
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) JIRA Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Time Management
6 3 (20.00%) UML
7 2 (13.33%) DevOps
7 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
8 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
8 1 (6.67%) SDET
8 1 (6.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Ada
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle