Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for JIRA Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA Agile over the 6 months to 14 August 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 Agile (formerly GreenHopper)
England > South West
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 202 207
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing JIRA Agile 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.17% 0.018% 0.068%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.90% 0.100% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
South West median daily rate £288 £250 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -47.37% -
10th Percentile £241 £250 £246
90th Percentile £332 £250 £518
England median daily rate £475 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +1.06% -6.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £175.00 - -
England median hourly rate £175.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +337.50% - -

JIRA Agile 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 the South West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,001 1,004 895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.37% 18.31% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 602 595
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £304 £306 £283
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 57
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +2.35% +8.28%
10th Percentile £35.25 £34.60 £32.50
90th Percentile £50.45 £53.00 £46.20
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +13.33%

JIRA Agile
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing JIRA Agile as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA Agile in the South West

JIRA Agile
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA Agile in the South West

JIRA Agile
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA Agile within the South West region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Bristol -13 5 £263 +5.00%
Gloucestershire - 2 £319 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £301 - 1
JIRA Agile
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA Agile also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for JIRA Agile.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Gherkin
3 5 (55.56%) QA
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
7 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 1 (11.11%) CRM
7 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (11.11%) Kanban
7 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center

JIRA Agile
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Junior QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Gherkin
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 1 (11.11%) Kanban
6 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft