Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 57 89
Rank change year-on-year +2 +32 +24
Contract jobs citing JIRA 256 189 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.04% 3.59% 2.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.35% 21.93% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 141 80
South West median daily rate £434 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.27% +1.82% -5.71%
10th Percentile £321 £313 £286
90th Percentile £591 £588 £566
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 2
South West median hourly rate £44.42 - £39.50
10th Percentile £38.80 - £37.75
90th Percentile £48.32 - £41.25
England median hourly rate £47.00 £39.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +18.24% -6.47% +7.95%

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 1,199 862 974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.92% 16.38% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 555 649
South West median daily rate £425 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £532
England median daily rate £488 £470 £430
% change year-on-year +3.72% +9.30% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 25 44
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.15 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.36% -1.44% -0.12%
10th Percentile £36.75 £35.50 £26.88
90th Percentile £56.50 £48.75 £53.38
England median hourly rate £42.75 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -1.72% +6.10% +2.50%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 -10 80 £478 +15.06% 10
Bristol +3 72 £428 -5.00% 31
Gloucestershire +3 35 £463 +10.12% 17
Devon -3 29 £425 -5.56% 10
Somerset -9 15 £438 -2.78% 4
Dorset -4 11 £460 +22.67% 8
Cornwall -8 1 - - 3
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 171 (66.80%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (45.31%) Confluence
3 96 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 89 (34.77%) Test Automation
5 76 (29.69%) Jenkins
6 72 (28.13%) SC Cleared
6 72 (28.13%) Problem-Solving
7 65 (25.39%) Scrum
8 63 (24.61%) Git (software)
9 61 (23.83%) Java
9 61 (23.83%) Atlassian
10 55 (21.48%) Linux
11 53 (20.70%) JavaScript
12 52 (20.31%) Finance
13 50 (19.53%) SQL
13 50 (19.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 47 (18.36%) Windows
15 46 (17.97%) Continuous Integration
16 42 (16.41%) Amazon AWS
17 41 (16.02%) DevOps
18 40 (15.63%) Docker
19 38 (14.84%) BDD
19 38 (14.84%) TDD
20 37 (14.45%) Selenium
20 37 (14.45%) C#
21 35 (13.67%) REST
22 33 (12.89%) Kanban
22 33 (12.89%) Microsoft
23 31 (12.11%) .NET
23 31 (12.11%) VMware

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
1 116 (45.31%) Confluence
2 7 (2.73%) Apache
3 6 (2.34%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.34%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.95%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.95%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.56%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.17%) IIS
7 2 (0.78%) CMS
7 2 (0.78%) WildFly
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.39%) JBoss
8 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 42 (16.41%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.25%) GitHub
3 14 (5.47%) Slack
4 10 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (3.13%) npm
6 6 (2.34%) SaaS
6 6 (2.34%) Trello
7 3 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.17%) Datadog
7 3 (1.17%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.78%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.78%) IaaS
8 2 (0.78%) PaaS
8 2 (0.78%) Serverless
9 1 (0.39%) Apigee
9 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.39%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.03%) HTTP
2 11 (4.30%) Firewall
3 9 (3.52%) OpenVPN
4 8 (3.13%) Skype
5 6 (2.34%) BGP
5 6 (2.34%) OSPF
6 5 (1.95%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (1.95%) DMVPN
6 5 (1.95%) DNS
6 5 (1.95%) Multicast
6 5 (1.95%) VXLAN
7 4 (1.56%) SAN
7 4 (1.56%) VSAN
8 3 (1.17%) DHCP
8 3 (1.17%) VoIP
9 2 (0.78%) Internet
9 2 (0.78%) SSL
9 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.64%) Relational Database
3 14 (5.47%) MySQL
4 9 (3.52%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (3.13%) MariaDB
6 7 (2.73%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.34%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.56%) Apache Accumulo
9 4 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.17%) GIS
11 2 (0.78%) Big Data
11 2 (0.78%) MS Access
11 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.39%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.39%) Biml
12 1 (0.39%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.39%) Redis
12 1 (0.39%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 76 (29.69%) Jenkins
2 63 (24.61%) Git (software)
3 50 (19.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 37 (14.45%) Selenium
5 28 (10.94%) JUnit
6 23 (8.98%) Cucumber
7 22 (8.59%) Bitbucket
8 20 (7.81%) Hudson
9 18 (7.03%) Sonatype Nexus
10 17 (6.64%) JMeter
11 16 (6.25%) Subversion
11 16 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (5.08%) SonarQube
13 11 (4.30%) Maven
14 10 (3.91%) Visual Studio
15 7 (2.73%) Eclipse
15 7 (2.73%) PhpStorm
15 7 (2.73%) SoapUI
16 6 (2.34%) Redmine
16 6 (2.34%) Zephyr
General
1 52 (20.31%) Finance
2 16 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.47%) Marketing
4 11 (4.30%) Electronics
4 11 (4.30%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.13%) Banking
6 7 (2.73%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Military
7 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (24.22%) Developer
2 30 (11.72%) Analyst
3 19 (7.42%) Scrum Master
3 19 (7.42%) Test Analyst
4 18 (7.03%) Project Manager
5 17 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (6.25%) Architect
6 16 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 16 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 16 (6.25%) Tester
7 15 (5.86%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (5.47%) Agile Developer
8 14 (5.47%) Scala Developer
9 13 (5.08%) Automation Tester
10 10 (3.91%) Automation Test Analyst
11 9 (3.52%) C# Developer
11 9 (3.52%) Test Automation Engineer
12 8 (3.13%) Network Architect
12 8 (3.13%) Network Design Architect
12 8 (3.13%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.67%) REST
2 31 (12.11%) .NET
3 28 (10.94%) RESTful
4 22 (8.59%) Web Services
5 20 (7.81%) CSS
5 20 (7.81%) JSON
6 17 (6.64%) Node.js
7 16 (6.25%) Spring
8 15 (5.86%) .NET Framework
8 15 (5.86%) Django
8 15 (5.86%) Spring MVC
9 14 (5.47%) Guice
9 14 (5.47%) HTML
9 14 (5.47%) Play Framework
9 14 (5.47%) Ruby on Rails
10 11 (4.30%) React
11 10 (3.91%) SOAP
12 9 (3.52%) .NET Core
12 9 (3.52%) AngularJS
12 9 (3.52%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.16%) Data Centre
2 25 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.73%) Fintech
5 6 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.95%) PKI
6 5 (1.95%) User Experience
7 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.56%) Replication
7 4 (1.56%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.17%) NHS
8 3 (1.17%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.78%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.78%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 55 (21.48%) Linux
2 47 (18.36%) Windows
3 23 (8.98%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.95%) CentOS
6 4 (1.56%) Unix
7 3 (1.17%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.78%) VMS
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) Android
9 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (66.80%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (34.77%) Test Automation
3 72 (28.13%) Problem-Solving
4 65 (25.39%) Scrum
5 46 (17.97%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (16.02%) DevOps
7 38 (14.84%) BDD
7 38 (14.84%) TDD
8 33 (12.89%) Kanban
9 27 (10.55%) Software Engineering
10 25 (9.77%) Reverse Engineering
11 23 (8.98%) Configuration Management
12 20 (7.81%) Manual Testing
12 20 (7.81%) Open Source
12 20 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (7.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 19 (7.42%) Microservices
14 18 (7.03%) Project Management
15 17 (6.64%) Responsive Web Design
15 17 (6.64%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (23.83%) Java
2 53 (20.70%) JavaScript
3 50 (19.53%) SQL
4 37 (14.45%) C#
5 27 (10.55%) Python
6 25 (9.77%) PowerShell
7 24 (9.38%) Ruby
8 23 (8.98%) Bash Shell
9 15 (5.86%) Scala
10 12 (4.69%) PHP
11 9 (3.52%) T-SQL
12 8 (3.13%) Perl
13 7 (2.73%) Java 8
14 6 (2.34%) C++
15 4 (1.56%) ES6
15 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.17%) C
16 3 (1.17%) TypeScript
16 3 (1.17%) VBA
17 2 (0.78%) Dart
Qualifications
1 96 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 72 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 22 (8.59%) DV Cleared
4 20 (7.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 20 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (7.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (5.47%) Degree
7 12 (4.69%) CCNA
7 12 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (4.30%) ISTQB
8 11 (4.30%) MCSA
8 11 (4.30%) MCSE
9 8 (3.13%) CCNP
9 8 (3.13%) ISEB
9 8 (3.13%) OCA
9 8 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (2.73%) CCIE
11 4 (1.56%) Chartered Engineer
11 4 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (1.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.81%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.78%) PMO
3 1 (0.39%) PSD2
System Software
1 40 (15.63%) Docker
2 23 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.56%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.39%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (10.16%) Kubernetes
2 20 (7.81%) vCenter Server
3 16 (6.25%) Grafana
4 10 (3.91%) Prometheus
5 9 (3.52%) Ansible
5 9 (3.52%) FreeIPA
5 9 (3.52%) PowerCLI
6 7 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.73%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (2.34%) Nagios
8 4 (1.56%) Puppet
8 4 (1.56%) Terraform
9 3 (1.17%) Cacti
9 3 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.17%) Icinga
9 3 (1.17%) SCCM
10 2 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.39%) Salt
11 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 61 (23.83%) Atlassian
2 33 (12.89%) Microsoft
3 31 (12.11%) VMware
4 21 (8.20%) Cisco
5 15 (5.86%) Google
6 14 (5.47%) Splunk
7 13 (5.08%) SAP
8 11 (4.30%) Black Duck
8 11 (4.30%) Oracle
9 9 (3.52%) hybris
10 4 (1.56%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (1.56%) Teradata
11 3 (1.17%) IBM
12 2 (0.78%) Adobe
12 2 (0.78%) HP
12 2 (0.78%) Omniture
12 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.39%) Apple
13 1 (0.39%) Citrix
13 1 (0.39%) Dell