Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 81 135
Rank change year-on-year -6 +54 +7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 127 144 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.32% 2.39% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.75% 16.78% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 94 55
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £250 £271 £280
90th Percentile £565 £571 £525
England median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -13.58% -
10th Percentile £37.00 £31.28 £40.05
90th Percentile £44.38 £39.25 £41.35
England median hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -8.05% +6.10% -

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 996 858 890
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.16% 14.23% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 564 570
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £277 £275
90th Percentile £500 £538 £491
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 57 57
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £37.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +12.61% +1.32%
10th Percentile £34.50 £31.05 £30.00
90th Percentile £51.38 £49.07 £44.10
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -0.79%

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 25 July 2017.

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
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 25 July 2017. 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
Gloucestershire -2 37 £356 -10.94% 8
Bristol +12 31 £425 +6.25% 12
Wiltshire -8 30 £375 -16.67% 4
Somerset +13 15 £388 - 1
Dorset +14 7 £418 +38.59% 6
Devon -26 3 £405 -10.00% 4
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 South West region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 91 (71.65%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (34.65%) Confluence
3 40 (31.50%) Security Cleared
3 40 (31.50%) Scrum
4 37 (29.13%) Java
5 32 (25.20%) Git (software)
5 32 (25.20%) Test Automation
6 29 (22.83%) SC Cleared
7 27 (21.26%) DevOps
8 26 (20.47%) SQL
9 24 (18.90%) Finance
10 23 (18.11%) JavaScript
11 22 (17.32%) HTML
12 21 (16.54%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (14.96%) Jenkins
13 19 (14.96%) Migration
14 18 (14.17%) Banking
15 17 (13.39%) Project Management
15 17 (13.39%) XML
15 17 (13.39%) Bitbucket
16 16 (12.60%) Web Services
16 16 (12.60%) DV Cleared
16 16 (12.60%) Atlassian
17 15 (11.81%) CSS
18 14 (11.02%) TeamCity
18 14 (11.02%) HTML5
18 14 (11.02%) React
19 13 (10.24%) User Experience
19 13 (10.24%) Puppet
19 13 (10.24%) Hadoop

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 44 (34.65%) Confluence
2 8 (6.30%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (5.51%) CMS
4 4 (3.15%) Apache
5 3 (2.36%) Apache Qpid
6 2 (1.57%) nginx
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.57%) SAS
6 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.79%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) SPSS
2 1 (0.79%) HipChat
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.36%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.36%) GitHub
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.79%) Firebase
4 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.79%) IaaS
4 1 (0.79%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.79%) PaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Route 53
4 1 (0.79%) SaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.87%) Internet
2 4 (3.15%) AMQP
3 3 (2.36%) VoIP
3 3 (2.36%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.57%) HTTP
4 2 (1.57%) LAN
5 1 (0.79%) DSL
5 1 (0.79%) Intranet
5 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.79%) Skype
5 1 (0.79%) SSL
5 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.24%) Hadoop
2 11 (8.66%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.51%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.72%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.15%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.36%) MySQL
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.57%) Big Data
7 2 (1.57%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.57%) DB2
7 2 (1.57%) dBASE
7 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.57%) Star Schema
7 2 (1.57%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.79%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 32 (25.20%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.96%) Jenkins
3 17 (13.39%) Bitbucket
4 14 (11.02%) TeamCity
5 10 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (5.51%) Selenium
7 6 (4.72%) Ant
7 6 (4.72%) Artifactory
7 6 (4.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (4.72%) Maven
8 5 (3.94%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.15%) Gradle
9 4 (3.15%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (3.15%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.36%) CMake
10 3 (2.36%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.36%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.36%) GoogleTest
10 3 (2.36%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.36%) JMeter
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 18 (14.17%) Banking
3 10 (7.87%) Retail
4 7 (5.51%) Electronics
4 7 (5.51%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.72%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.72%) Marketing
5 6 (4.72%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.15%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.57%) Publishing
8 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (31.50%) Developer
2 25 (19.69%) Analyst
3 16 (12.60%) Java Developer
4 14 (11.02%) Test Analyst
5 7 (5.51%) .NET Developer
5 7 (5.51%) Business Analyst
5 7 (5.51%) Head of Delivery
6 6 (4.72%) Applications Developer
6 6 (4.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (4.72%) Head of Design
6 6 (4.72%) Programme Manager
6 6 (4.72%) Test Manager
7 5 (3.94%) Administrator
7 5 (3.94%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (3.94%) C# Developer
7 5 (3.94%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 5 (3.94%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (3.94%) Tester
8 4 (3.15%) Agile Developer
8 4 (3.15%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.32%) HTML
2 17 (13.39%) XML
3 16 (12.60%) Web Services
4 15 (11.81%) CSS
5 14 (11.02%) HTML5
5 14 (11.02%) React
6 13 (10.24%) .NET
7 12 (9.45%) REST
8 9 (7.09%) AngularJS
8 9 (7.09%) CSS3
9 8 (6.30%) Redux
9 8 (6.30%) RESTful
10 7 (5.51%) DHTML
11 6 (4.72%) SOAP
11 6 (4.72%) Spring
12 5 (3.94%) Hibernate
13 4 (3.15%) JMS
13 4 (3.15%) JSON
13 4 (3.15%) WSDL
13 4 (3.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) User Experience
2 11 (8.66%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.30%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.51%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (5.51%) PMI
5 5 (3.94%) iPad
5 5 (3.94%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.15%) NHS
7 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) Blog
8 1 (0.79%) CESG
8 1 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.79%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.79%) Home Automation
8 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) SCADA
8 1 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.66%) Windows
2 10 (7.87%) Linux
3 9 (7.09%) Android
4 7 (5.51%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.15%) Unix
6 3 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.36%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.57%) CentOS
7 2 (1.57%) Debian
7 2 (1.57%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.79%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.79%) Fedora
8 1 (0.79%) Solaris
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (71.65%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (31.50%) Scrum
3 32 (25.20%) Test Automation
4 27 (21.26%) DevOps
5 21 (16.54%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (14.96%) Migration
7 17 (13.39%) Project Management
8 13 (10.24%) PRINCE2
9 12 (9.45%) ITIL
10 11 (8.66%) Microservices
10 11 (8.66%) Open Source
10 11 (8.66%) TDD
11 10 (7.87%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (7.87%) E-Commerce
11 10 (7.87%) Issue Tracking
11 10 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (7.09%) Front End Development
12 9 (7.09%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.30%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.13%) Java
2 26 (20.47%) SQL
3 23 (18.11%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.24%) Python
5 9 (7.09%) C
5 9 (7.09%) C#
6 8 (6.30%) C++
7 7 (5.51%) Ruby
8 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.15%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.36%) Ada
9 3 (2.36%) ES6
9 3 (2.36%) Perl
9 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.57%) PHP
10 2 (1.57%) R
11 1 (0.79%) Scala
11 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (31.50%) Security Cleared
2 29 (22.83%) SC Cleared
3 16 (12.60%) DV Cleared
4 13 (10.24%) Degree
5 10 (7.87%) Chartered Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) CITP
5 10 (7.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 10 (7.87%) MBCS
5 10 (7.87%) PMI Certification
5 10 (7.87%) PMP
6 4 (3.15%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.57%) ISEB
8 1 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.79%) MCPD
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.87%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) HL7
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.15%) Docker
3 2 (1.57%) Xen
4 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.79%) Firmware
4 1 (0.79%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.79%) iptables
4 1 (0.79%) KVM
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (10.24%) Puppet
2 9 (7.09%) Ansible
3 4 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.57%) Kibana
4 2 (1.57%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.57%) logstash
4 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.57%) Nagios
5 1 (0.79%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.79%) Grafana
5 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.79%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (12.60%) Atlassian
2 11 (8.66%) Oracle
3 10 (7.87%) Google
3 10 (7.87%) VMware
4 8 (6.30%) SAP
5 7 (5.51%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.15%) IBM
7 3 (2.36%) IBM Sterling
7 3 (2.36%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.57%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (1.57%) Citrix
9 1 (0.79%) HP
9 1 (0.79%) New Relic
9 1 (0.79%) Xamarin
Swindon
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £330 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago