Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 84 80
Rank change year-on-year +39 -4 +53
Contract jobs citing JIRA 221 129 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.13% 2.34% 2.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.55% 13.03% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 93 96
South West median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £304 £250 £272
90th Percentile £525 £565 £569
England median daily rate £460 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.77% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.76% +12.86% -13.58%
10th Percentile £40.27 £37.00 £31.28
90th Percentile £103.20 £44.38 £39.25
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -8.05% +8.75%

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 980 990 866
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.30% 17.98% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 593 561
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £563 £517 £538
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 46 58
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.67%
10th Percentile £35.25 £34.50 £31.10
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.38 £48.55
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +20 61 £425 - 30
Wiltshire +28 55 £425 +13.33% 10
Gloucestershire +12 51 £401 +12.42% 20
Dorset +8 21 £388 -7.19% 9
Devon +28 15 £400 -1.23% 2
Somerset -1 4 £450 +16.13% 5
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 169 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (49.32%) Confluence
3 81 (36.65%) Git (software)
4 75 (33.94%) Scrum
5 62 (28.05%) Jenkins
6 61 (27.60%) Java
7 56 (25.34%) Microservices
8 55 (24.89%) DevOps
9 52 (23.53%) Test Automation
9 52 (23.53%) Atlassian
10 50 (22.62%) SQL
11 49 (22.17%) Finance
11 49 (22.17%) Docker
12 48 (21.72%) REST
13 46 (20.81%) .NET
14 44 (19.91%) Security Cleared
15 40 (18.10%) C#
16 39 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
17 38 (17.19%) JavaScript
17 38 (17.19%) SQL Server
18 37 (16.74%) Linux
19 35 (15.84%) CSS
20 34 (15.38%) HTML
21 32 (14.48%) Spring
21 32 (14.48%) Kubernetes
22 31 (14.03%) Maven
23 30 (13.57%) User Stories
23 30 (13.57%) Bitbucket
24 29 (13.12%) TeamCity
24 29 (13.12%) Analytical Skills

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
1 109 (49.32%) Confluence
2 12 (5.43%) WebSphere
3 11 (4.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.81%) Apache
5 4 (1.81%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.36%) JBoss
6 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.90%) CMS
7 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.26%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.81%) Fireworks
2 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.81%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.22%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.17%) FinancialForce
3 7 (3.17%) npm
4 6 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.26%) GitHub
5 5 (2.26%) Sauce Labs
5 5 (2.26%) Slack
6 4 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.90%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.90%) Trello
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.45%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.45%) NuGet
8 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.45%) PaaS
8 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.26%) Internet
2 2 (0.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.45%) DMVPN
3 1 (0.45%) HTTP
3 1 (0.45%) Multicast
3 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.45%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (5.43%) DB2
3 12 (5.43%) MySQL
3 12 (5.43%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.98%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (3.17%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.71%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (2.71%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.26%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.81%) Apache Accumulo
8 4 (1.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (1.81%) DTS
8 4 (1.81%) Lumira
8 4 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.90%) GIS
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 81 (36.65%) Git (software)
2 62 (28.05%) Jenkins
3 31 (14.03%) Maven
4 30 (13.57%) Bitbucket
5 29 (13.12%) TeamCity
6 27 (12.22%) Ant
6 27 (12.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 26 (11.76%) Artifactory
8 25 (11.31%) Selenium
9 17 (7.69%) Eclipse
9 17 (7.69%) JUnit
10 14 (6.33%) JMeter
11 13 (5.88%) Cucumber
12 11 (4.98%) SonarQube
13 9 (4.07%) JIRA Agile
14 8 (3.62%) EasyMock
15 7 (3.17%) Gradle
15 7 (3.17%) Visual Studio
16 6 (2.71%) Hudson
16 6 (2.71%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 49 (22.17%) Finance
2 26 (11.76%) Banking
3 6 (2.71%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.71%) Marketing
3 6 (2.71%) Retail
4 4 (1.81%) Electronics
4 4 (1.81%) Legal
4 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.36%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.90%) Front Office
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 76 (34.39%) Developer
2 52 (23.53%) Analyst
3 25 (11.31%) Business Analyst
4 24 (10.86%) Java Developer
5 22 (9.95%) Architect
6 20 (9.05%) .NET Architect
7 14 (6.33%) Technical Architect
8 11 (4.98%) Test Analyst
9 10 (4.52%) .NET Technical Architect
10 9 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.07%) PHP Developer
11 8 (3.62%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (3.62%) Technical Leader
11 8 (3.62%) Test Engineer
12 7 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (3.17%) Python Developer
12 7 (3.17%) React Developer
12 7 (3.17%) Salesforce Analyst
12 7 (3.17%) Salesforce Business Analyst
12 7 (3.17%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (21.72%) REST
2 46 (20.81%) .NET
3 35 (15.84%) CSS
4 34 (15.38%) HTML
5 32 (14.48%) Spring
6 29 (13.12%) Web Services
7 26 (11.76%) HTML5
8 25 (11.31%) CSS3
9 23 (10.41%) .NET Core
9 23 (10.41%) .NET Framework
9 23 (10.41%) ASP.NET
9 23 (10.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (9.50%) XML
11 20 (9.05%) EJB
12 19 (8.60%) DHTML
13 16 (7.24%) React
14 15 (6.79%) Hibernate
14 15 (6.79%) JMS
15 14 (6.33%) AngularJS
16 13 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.60%) iPad
2 19 (8.60%) User Experience
3 16 (7.24%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.62%) Wiki
6 7 (3.17%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.36%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.90%) RIA
9 1 (0.45%) Contactless
9 1 (0.45%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.45%) Fintech
9 1 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.45%) NHS
9 1 (0.45%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.74%) Linux
2 13 (5.88%) Unix
3 10 (4.52%) Windows
4 7 (3.17%) CentOS
4 7 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.36%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.45%) Android
6 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (33.94%) Scrum
3 56 (25.34%) Microservices
4 55 (24.89%) DevOps
5 52 (23.53%) Test Automation
6 39 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (13.57%) User Stories
8 29 (13.12%) E-Commerce
9 26 (11.76%) Integration Testing
10 23 (10.41%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (10.41%) TDD
10 23 (10.41%) Web Development
11 21 (9.50%) Kanban
12 19 (8.60%) OO
12 19 (8.60%) Software Engineering
13 17 (7.69%) Performance Testing
14 16 (7.24%) Acceptance Criteria
15 15 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (6.79%) Configuration Management
15 15 (6.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (27.60%) Java
2 50 (22.62%) SQL
3 40 (18.10%) C#
4 38 (17.19%) JavaScript
5 19 (8.60%) PL/SQL
5 19 (8.60%) Python
6 18 (8.14%) PHP
7 8 (3.62%) Perl
8 7 (3.17%) Java 8
8 7 (3.17%) Ruby
8 7 (3.17%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.71%) C
10 5 (2.26%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.81%) C++
11 4 (1.81%) ES6
12 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.36%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.36%) VBA
13 2 (0.90%) Groovy
14 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 44 (19.91%) Security Cleared
2 28 (12.67%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.43%) DV Cleared
3 12 (5.43%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.07%) Degree
5 5 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.81%) ISEB
7 2 (0.90%) CCNA
7 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.90%) MCSA
7 2 (0.90%) MCSE
7 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.90%) OCA
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.31%) QA
2 5 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.90%) GDPR
4 2 (0.90%) PMO
5 1 (0.45%) MISRA
5 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (22.17%) Docker
2 3 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (14.48%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.62%) Puppet
3 7 (3.17%) Ansible
4 3 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.36%) PowerCLI
5 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.90%) Terraform
5 2 (0.90%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (23.53%) Atlassian
2 28 (12.67%) Oracle
3 22 (9.95%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.98%) SAP
5 9 (4.07%) IBM
6 8 (3.62%) Zend
7 7 (3.17%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.71%) Adobe
8 6 (2.71%) Cognos
8 6 (2.71%) Google
8 6 (2.71%) MuleSoft
8 6 (2.71%) Sitecore
9 5 (2.26%) Tableau
10 4 (1.81%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (1.81%) Cisco
10 4 (1.81%) Splunk
11 2 (0.90%) Apigee
11 2 (0.90%) VMware
12 1 (0.45%) Teradata