Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 80 83
Rank change year-on-year +39 +3 +35
Contract jobs citing JIRA 242 139 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.72% 2.64% 2.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.50% 14.51% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 90 95
South West median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +2.24%
10th Percentile £313 £245 £288
90th Percentile £563 £519 £545
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
South West median hourly rate £108.75 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +175.32% +12.86% -
10th Percentile £53.38 £37.75 £31.45
90th Percentile £173.13 £43.13 £41.13
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 880 958 862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.15% 18.16% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 594 581
South West median daily rate £423 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.03% - -
10th Percentile £310 £279 £294
90th Percentile £575 £525 £510
England median daily rate £475 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +9.70% +1.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 46 67
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £42.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.09% +0.59% +14.86%
10th Percentile £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £56.25 £53.75 £49.40
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £42.45
% change year-on-year +6.10% -3.42% +14.73%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +31 61 £425 +3.03% 11
Bristol +7 54 £425 -5.56% 36
Devon +34 43 £450 +20.00% 13
Gloucestershire +12 40 £405 +8.00% 15
Dorset +16 26 £375 +78.57% 12
Somerset -6 11 £425 +10.39% 4
Cornwall - 1 - - 5
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 186 (76.86%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (41.32%) Confluence
3 75 (30.99%) Java
3 75 (30.99%) .NET
4 73 (30.17%) Git (software)
5 70 (28.93%) C#
6 67 (27.69%) SQL
7 65 (26.86%) Jenkins
8 63 (26.03%) Scrum
9 59 (24.38%) DevOps
10 53 (21.90%) Test Automation
11 51 (21.07%) Finance
12 49 (20.25%) Microservices
13 47 (19.42%) Security Cleared
13 47 (19.42%) JavaScript
13 47 (19.42%) Linux
14 45 (18.60%) Docker
15 44 (18.18%) REST
15 44 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
15 44 (18.18%) Atlassian
16 40 (16.53%) HTML
17 39 (16.12%) Web Services
18 38 (15.70%) SQL Server
18 38 (15.70%) CSS
19 37 (15.29%) ASP.NET
20 35 (14.46%) Selenium
21 33 (13.64%) QA
21 33 (13.64%) .NET Framework
21 33 (13.64%) Spring
22 32 (13.22%) XML

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
1 100 (41.32%) Confluence
2 12 (4.96%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.48%) Apache
5 4 (1.65%) IIS
5 4 (1.65%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.65%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.24%) CICS
6 3 (1.24%) CMS
7 2 (0.83%) SAS
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.41%) JBoss
8 1 (0.41%) Jetty
8 1 (0.41%) nginx
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (2.48%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Exstream
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.41%) Primavera
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 44 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.55%) GitHub
3 7 (2.89%) FinancialForce
3 7 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.48%) OpenShift
5 5 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.07%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.07%) Office 365
5 5 (2.07%) Sauce Labs
6 4 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.65%) Serverless
7 3 (1.24%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (1.24%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.83%) npm
8 2 (0.83%) PaaS
8 2 (0.83%) Route 53
8 2 (0.83%) Trello
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.13%) Firewall
2 9 (3.72%) HTTP
3 4 (1.65%) SMS
4 3 (1.24%) BIG-IP
4 3 (1.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.83%) Internet
5 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.41%) DHCP
6 1 (0.41%) DNS
6 1 (0.41%) FTP
6 1 (0.41%) IPsec
6 1 (0.41%) SSL
6 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (6.61%) RDBMS
3 16 (6.61%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.79%) DB2
5 11 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.89%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (2.48%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.07%) MySQL
8 5 (2.07%) Power BI
9 4 (1.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (1.65%) Lumira
9 4 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.24%) DTS
10 3 (1.24%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.83%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 73 (30.17%) Git (software)
2 65 (26.86%) Jenkins
3 35 (14.46%) Selenium
4 31 (12.81%) Bitbucket
5 30 (12.40%) Maven
6 25 (10.33%) Artifactory
7 22 (9.09%) Ant
7 22 (9.09%) Eclipse
7 22 (9.09%) JUnit
8 21 (8.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (8.68%) TeamCity
9 19 (7.85%) JMeter
10 17 (7.02%) Cucumber
11 16 (6.61%) NUnit
11 16 (6.61%) Visual Studio
12 13 (5.37%) SpecFlow
13 9 (3.72%) LoadRunner
14 8 (3.31%) EasyMock
14 8 (3.31%) Gradle
14 8 (3.31%) SoapUI
General
1 51 (21.07%) Finance
2 28 (11.57%) Banking
3 9 (3.72%) Retail
4 7 (2.89%) Marketing
5 5 (2.07%) Legal
6 4 (1.65%) Electronics
6 4 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.24%) Back Office
8 2 (0.83%) Front Office
8 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 77 (31.82%) Developer
2 62 (25.62%) Analyst
3 27 (11.16%) Architect
3 27 (11.16%) Business Analyst
4 25 (10.33%) Java Developer
5 24 (9.92%) .NET Architect
6 19 (7.85%) Test Analyst
7 14 (5.79%) Technical Architect
8 12 (4.96%) .NET Developer
9 10 (4.13%) .NET Technical Architect
9 10 (4.13%) Automation Test Analyst
9 10 (4.13%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (3.72%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.72%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (2.89%) Agile Business Analyst
12 7 (2.89%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.89%) Salesforce Business Analyst
12 7 (2.89%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 7 (2.89%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (30.99%) .NET
2 44 (18.18%) REST
3 40 (16.53%) HTML
4 39 (16.12%) Web Services
5 38 (15.70%) CSS
6 37 (15.29%) ASP.NET
7 33 (13.64%) .NET Framework
7 33 (13.64%) Spring
8 32 (13.22%) XML
9 30 (12.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 29 (11.98%) .NET Core
11 23 (9.50%) HTML5
12 20 (8.26%) EJB
13 19 (7.85%) Gherkin
13 19 (7.85%) jQuery
14 18 (7.44%) SOAP
15 17 (7.02%) CSS3
16 15 (6.20%) AngularJS
17 14 (5.79%) DHTML
17 14 (5.79%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.68%) iPad
1 21 (8.68%) User Experience
2 18 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (6.20%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.72%) Wiki
6 6 (2.48%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.24%) DataPower
8 3 (1.24%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.83%) RIA
10 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.41%) Contactless
10 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.42%) Linux
2 14 (5.79%) Unix
3 12 (4.96%) Windows
4 8 (3.31%) CentOS
4 8 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.24%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.83%) Android
7 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (76.86%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (26.03%) Scrum
3 59 (24.38%) DevOps
4 53 (21.90%) Test Automation
5 49 (20.25%) Microservices
6 32 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (12.40%) BDD
8 29 (11.98%) TDD
9 28 (11.57%) E-Commerce
10 27 (11.16%) Integration Testing
11 26 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (10.33%) Performance Testing
13 23 (9.50%) OO
13 23 (9.50%) Web Development
14 22 (9.09%) User Stories
15 20 (8.26%) Kanban
15 20 (8.26%) Waterfall
16 19 (7.85%) MVC
16 19 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 75 (30.99%) Java
2 70 (28.93%) C#
3 67 (27.69%) SQL
4 47 (19.42%) JavaScript
5 30 (12.40%) Python
6 26 (10.74%) Ruby
7 20 (8.26%) Groovy
8 19 (7.85%) PL/SQL
9 15 (6.20%) Shell Script
10 12 (4.96%) C++
11 7 (2.89%) VBScript
12 6 (2.48%) Java 8
12 6 (2.48%) Jython
12 6 (2.48%) PHP
13 5 (2.07%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.07%) C
14 2 (0.83%) Perl
14 2 (0.83%) VBA
15 1 (0.41%) RPG
15 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (19.42%) Security Cleared
2 32 (13.22%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.72%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.89%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.48%) Degree
6 4 (1.65%) ISEB
7 2 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (13.64%) QA
2 3 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.24%) SLA
3 2 (0.83%) PMO
4 1 (0.41%) GDPR
4 1 (0.41%) MISRA
System Software
1 45 (18.60%) Docker
2 10 (4.13%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) Firmware
4 1 (0.41%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (12.40%) Kubernetes
2 17 (7.02%) Puppet
3 14 (5.79%) Ansible
4 8 (3.31%) Nagios
5 7 (2.89%) CA Service Virtualization
5 7 (2.89%) HP ALM
6 3 (1.24%) Terraform
7 1 (0.41%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.41%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.41%) SELinux
Vendors
1 44 (18.18%) Atlassian
2 26 (10.74%) Oracle
3 21 (8.68%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.55%) SAP
5 10 (4.13%) IBM
6 9 (3.72%) CA
6 9 (3.72%) HP
6 9 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (3.31%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.48%) Cognos
9 5 (2.07%) Tableau
10 4 (1.65%) Adobe
10 4 (1.65%) Capita
11 3 (1.24%) F5
11 3 (1.24%) Green Hat
11 3 (1.24%) VMware
12 2 (0.83%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.83%) hybris
12 2 (0.83%) New Relic
12 2 (0.83%) Talend