Period
to 22 January 2018

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 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 > Somerset
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 48 68
Rank change year-on-year +15 +20 -7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 22 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.76% 1.27% 1.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.89% 6.19% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 10
Somerset median daily rate £450 £375 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +9.89% -14.69%
10th Percentile £311 £303 £313
90th Percentile £625 £388 £385
South West median daily rate £420 £413 £444
% change year-on-year +1.82% -7.04% +26.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Somerset median hourly rate - £39.50 -
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 Somerset with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 123 97 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 26.62% 20.55% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 74 120
Somerset median daily rate £425 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -12.16% +12.12%
10th Percentile £325 £213 £274
90th Percentile £554 £439 £426
South West median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Somerset median hourly rate £43.25 £39.50 £42.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.49% -6.29% +15.80%
10th Percentile £41.43 £37.75 £36.13
90th Percentile £44.88 £50.88 £44.28
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £40.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +0.98% -4.12% +6.25%

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 January 2018.

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 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
Bath +9 19 £425 +41.67% 1
Street - 1 £688 -
Taunton - 1 £325 -
JIRA
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Somerset region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 15 (68.18%) SQL
1 15 (68.18%) Python
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (50.00%) Groovy
4 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 10 (45.45%) Atlassian
5 9 (40.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (40.91%) HP
5 9 (40.91%) DevOps
6 8 (36.36%) Bitbucket
7 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
7 7 (31.82%) BDD
7 7 (31.82%) REST
7 7 (31.82%) Ruby
7 7 (31.82%) TDD
8 6 (27.27%) Subversion
8 6 (27.27%) Maven
8 6 (27.27%) Jython
8 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
8 6 (27.27%) jQuery
8 6 (27.27%) Selenium
8 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
8 6 (27.27%) HTTP
8 6 (27.27%) CA
8 6 (27.27%) HP UFT
8 6 (27.27%) Scrum
8 6 (27.27%) VMware
8 6 (27.27%) Eclipse

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
1 1 (4.55%) Jupyter
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) HBase
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 9 (40.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (36.36%) Bitbucket
4 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
5 6 (27.27%) Ant
5 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
5 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 6 (27.27%) HP UFT
5 6 (27.27%) JUnit
5 6 (27.27%) Maven
5 6 (27.27%) Selenium
5 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 6 (27.27%) Subversion
5 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
6 5 (22.73%) ScriptRunner
7 3 (13.64%) JMeter
7 3 (13.64%) LoadRunner
7 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (4.55%) Gerrit
8 1 (4.55%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Test Automation Manager
1 6 (27.27%) Test Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) JIRA Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) JIRA Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Hadoop Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Test Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) REST
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
2 6 (27.27%) Gherkin
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) jQuery
2 6 (27.27%) SOAP
2 6 (27.27%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) Drools
3 1 (4.55%) Kafka
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 9 (40.91%) DevOps
5 7 (31.82%) BDD
5 7 (31.82%) TDD
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Kanban
8 4 (18.18%) Change Control
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.64%) Load Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Gantt Chart
11 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
11 1 (4.55%) Microservices
11 1 (4.55%) Migration
11 1 (4.55%) Resource Allocation
11 1 (4.55%) SDLC
11 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
11 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Python
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) Groovy
3 7 (31.82%) Ruby
4 6 (27.27%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) C++
4 6 (27.27%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) Jython
4 6 (27.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Docker
4 1 (4.55%) HDFS
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Atlassian
2 9 (40.91%) HP
3 6 (27.27%) CA
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) AppDynamics