Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 17 November 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
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 85 100
Rank change year-on-year +31 +15 +32
Contract jobs citing JIRA 246 137 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.93% 2.42% 1.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.06% 14.51% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 103 80
South West median daily rate £425 £420 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £289 £286
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
England median daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 1
South West median hourly rate £43.63 £37.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.33% -5.06% -4.24%
10th Percentile £38.80 £36.25 £37.75
90th Percentile £47.10 £38.75 £41.25
England median hourly rate £44.50 £37.50 £39.44
% change year-on-year +18.67% -4.91% -0.63%

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 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 1,168 944 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.64% 16.68% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 594 664
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £563 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 32 40
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £41.15 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.32% -2.60% +3.05%
10th Percentile £35.86 £32.55 £24.72
90th Percentile £50.08 £57.90 £51.66
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.14%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in the South West

JIRA
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 in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in the South West

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in the South West

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in the South West

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JIRA in the South West

JIRA
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 within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Wiltshire +15 75 £425 +4.29% 11
Bristol +5 64 £425 - 37
Gloucestershire +9 41 £450 +7.14% 7
Devon +18 19 £458 +7.65% 4
Dorset +9 18 £388 - 9
Somerset -8 11 £413 -13.16% 13
Cornwall -4 1 - - 5
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA 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.

1 160 (65.04%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (45.53%) Confluence
3 88 (35.77%) Security Cleared
4 76 (30.89%) Test Automation
5 68 (27.64%) Git (software)
6 65 (26.42%) SC Cleared
7 64 (26.02%) Atlassian
8 63 (25.61%) Problem-Solving
9 61 (24.80%) Jenkins
9 61 (24.80%) Scrum
10 55 (22.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 53 (21.54%) Linux
12 51 (20.73%) Java
13 44 (17.89%) SQL
14 41 (16.67%) REST
15 40 (16.26%) Finance
16 38 (15.45%) Windows
16 38 (15.45%) Docker
17 36 (14.63%) C#
17 36 (14.63%) Software Engineering
18 34 (13.82%) DevOps
19 33 (13.41%) JavaScript
20 32 (13.01%) Microsoft
20 32 (13.01%) TDD
21 31 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
21 31 (12.60%) Selenium
22 29 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
22 29 (11.79%) VMware
23 28 (11.38%) .NET
23 28 (11.38%) Python

JIRA
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:

Application Platforms
1 112 (45.53%) Confluence
2 8 (3.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.25%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.44%) Apache
3 6 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.63%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.22%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.81%) CMS
7 2 (0.81%) JBoss
7 2 (0.81%) WildFly
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Fireworks
1 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.63%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.41%) HipChat
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.07%) npm
3 10 (4.07%) Slack
4 6 (2.44%) GitHub
5 5 (2.03%) Trello
6 4 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.81%) Serverless
9 1 (0.41%) Apigee
9 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.41%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.47%) Firewall
2 10 (4.07%) HTTP
3 6 (2.44%) Internet
4 5 (2.03%) BGP
4 5 (2.03%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (2.03%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (2.03%) DMVPN
4 5 (2.03%) Multicast
4 5 (2.03%) OSPF
4 5 (2.03%) VXLAN
5 4 (1.63%) DNS
6 3 (1.22%) SAN
6 3 (1.22%) Skype
7 2 (0.81%) DHCP
7 2 (0.81%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.81%) SSL
7 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.81%) VSAN
8 1 (0.41%) LAN
8 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.35%) MySQL
3 15 (6.10%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.88%) MariaDB
5 8 (3.25%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.03%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.63%) Apache Accumulo
8 4 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.22%) GIS
9 3 (1.22%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.41%) Big Data
11 1 (0.41%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.41%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.41%) MS Access
11 1 (0.41%) Redis
11 1 (0.41%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 68 (27.64%) Git (software)
2 61 (24.80%) Jenkins
3 55 (22.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 31 (12.60%) Selenium
5 23 (9.35%) Bitbucket
6 17 (6.91%) Maven
7 16 (6.50%) JUnit
8 11 (4.47%) Cucumber
8 11 (4.47%) Hudson
8 11 (4.47%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (4.07%) Visual Studio
10 9 (3.66%) SonarQube
10 9 (3.66%) Subversion
11 8 (3.25%) JMeter
12 7 (2.85%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.85%) PhpStorm
13 6 (2.44%) TeamCity
13 6 (2.44%) Zephyr
14 5 (2.03%) Redmine
General
1 40 (16.26%) Finance
2 13 (5.28%) Marketing
2 13 (5.28%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.07%) Electronics
5 6 (2.44%) Banking
5 6 (2.44%) Retail
6 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Billing
7 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (29.27%) Developer
2 35 (14.23%) Analyst
3 19 (7.72%) Test Analyst
4 18 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
5 17 (6.91%) Scrum Master
6 15 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (5.69%) Architect
8 13 (5.28%) PHP Developer
8 13 (5.28%) Test Engineer
9 11 (4.47%) Tester
10 10 (4.07%) PowerShell Engineer
11 9 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.66%) Project Manager
11 9 (3.66%) Web Developer
12 8 (3.25%) Automation Test Analyst
12 8 (3.25%) Business Analyst
12 8 (3.25%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.25%) Network Architect
12 8 (3.25%) Network Design Architect
13 7 (2.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.67%) REST
2 28 (11.38%) .NET
3 23 (9.35%) CSS
4 21 (8.54%) RESTful
5 18 (7.32%) Node.js
6 14 (5.69%) AngularJS
6 14 (5.69%) React
6 14 (5.69%) Web Services
7 13 (5.28%) HTML
7 13 (5.28%) JSON
8 12 (4.88%) .NET Framework
9 11 (4.47%) jQuery
9 11 (4.47%) Spring
9 11 (4.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (4.07%) Middleware
11 9 (3.66%) Laravel
12 8 (3.25%) ASP.NET
12 8 (3.25%) HTML5
12 8 (3.25%) SOAP
13 7 (2.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.57%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.28%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (4.47%) User Experience
5 9 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.44%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.03%) Fintech
7 5 (2.03%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.63%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.22%) Replication
10 2 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.81%) PKI
10 2 (0.81%) PMI
10 2 (0.81%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.81%) Wiki
11 1 (0.41%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 53 (21.54%) Linux
2 38 (15.45%) Windows
3 20 (8.13%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.63%) CentOS
6 3 (1.22%) Unix
7 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.81%) VMS
7 2 (0.81%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.41%) Android
8 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (65.04%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (30.89%) Test Automation
3 63 (25.61%) Problem-Solving
4 61 (24.80%) Scrum
5 36 (14.63%) Software Engineering
6 34 (13.82%) DevOps
7 32 (13.01%) TDD
8 31 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (10.57%) BDD
9 26 (10.57%) Kanban
9 26 (10.57%) Reverse Engineering
10 23 (9.35%) Microservices
11 19 (7.72%) SDLC
11 19 (7.72%) User Stories
12 17 (6.91%) Configuration Management
12 17 (6.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 17 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (6.50%) NsoIT
14 14 (5.69%) Web Development
15 13 (5.28%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 51 (20.73%) Java
2 44 (17.89%) SQL
3 36 (14.63%) C#
4 33 (13.41%) JavaScript
5 28 (11.38%) Python
6 23 (9.35%) PHP
6 23 (9.35%) PowerShell
7 15 (6.10%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.47%) Perl
8 11 (4.47%) Ruby
9 10 (4.07%) Java 8
10 8 (3.25%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.85%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.44%) ES6
12 6 (2.44%) Scala
13 5 (2.03%) C
14 4 (1.63%) C++
15 2 (0.81%) Dart
15 2 (0.81%) JPQL
16 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 88 (35.77%) Security Cleared
2 65 (26.42%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (7.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (7.32%) Degree
5 18 (7.32%) ISTQB
6 17 (6.91%) DV Cleared
7 14 (5.69%) CCNA
8 13 (5.28%) MCSE
8 13 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (4.88%) MCSA
10 11 (4.47%) ISEB
11 10 (4.07%) OCA
11 10 (4.07%) Oracle Certification
12 9 (3.66%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (2.85%) CCIE
13 7 (2.85%) CCNP
14 5 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (1.63%) Chartered Engineer
16 3 (1.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.32%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) GDPR
4 1 (0.41%) PMO
4 1 (0.41%) PSD2
System Software
1 38 (15.45%) Docker
2 22 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (1.63%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (7.72%) vCenter Server
2 18 (7.32%) Kubernetes
3 12 (4.88%) PowerCLI
4 10 (4.07%) Ansible
5 8 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (2.85%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (2.03%) Grafana
7 5 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.03%) Puppet
8 3 (1.22%) Cacti
8 3 (1.22%) Nagios
9 2 (0.81%) FreeIPA
9 2 (0.81%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.81%) SCCM
9 2 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.41%) Salt
10 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (26.02%) Atlassian
2 32 (13.01%) Microsoft
3 29 (11.79%) VMware
4 23 (9.35%) Cisco
5 14 (5.69%) Oracle
6 12 (4.88%) Google
7 11 (4.47%) SAP
8 10 (4.07%) Splunk
9 7 (2.85%) Adobe
9 7 (2.85%) Zend
10 5 (2.03%) hybris
11 4 (1.63%) Black Duck
11 4 (1.63%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (1.63%) IBM
11 4 (1.63%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.63%) Teradata
12 3 (1.22%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.22%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.81%) Omniture
14 1 (0.41%) Siemens