Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 84 116
Rank change year-on-year +33 +32 +23
Contract jobs citing JIRA 189 125 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.64% 2.35% 1.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.31% 13.03% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 80 92
South West median daily rate £420 £413 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -7.04% +26.79%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £313
90th Percentile £588 £566 £555
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
South West median hourly rate - £39.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.24% -
England median hourly rate £39.75 £41.75 £39.37
% change year-on-year -4.79% +6.05% -1.58%

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 847 959 969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.32% 18.05% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 638 694
South West median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £300
90th Percentile £550 £532 £500
England median daily rate £470 £433 £413
% change year-on-year +8.67% +4.85% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 40 62
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £40.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.98% -4.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £35.50 £24.72 £32.20
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.83 £47.38
England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +7.38%

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 21 January 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
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 21 January 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 -1 49 £450 +11.46% 20
Wiltshire +13 41 £415 -5.14% 17
Devon +30 32 £450 +31.87% 6
Somerset +15 22 £450 +20.00% 3
Dorset +15 21 £375 +15.38% 5
Gloucestershire +9 18 £420 +3.70% 14
Cornwall - 2 £225 - 1
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 130 (68.78%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (34.39%) Java
3 64 (33.86%) SQL
4 62 (32.80%) Confluence
5 60 (31.75%) Git (software)
6 55 (29.10%) Jenkins
7 51 (26.98%) DevOps
8 50 (26.46%) Scrum
9 49 (25.93%) Linux
10 44 (23.28%) .NET
11 43 (22.75%) C#
12 39 (20.63%) JavaScript
13 36 (19.05%) Python
13 36 (19.05%) Security Cleared
14 35 (18.52%) Test Automation
15 32 (16.93%) Selenium
16 30 (15.87%) HTML
16 30 (15.87%) CSS
17 29 (15.34%) Kanban
17 29 (15.34%) BDD
17 29 (15.34%) Bitbucket
18 28 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
19 27 (14.29%) REST
19 27 (14.29%) XML
20 26 (13.76%) Microservices
21 25 (13.23%) Web Services
21 25 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
21 25 (13.23%) TDD
22 24 (12.70%) Maven
22 24 (12.70%) Oracle

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 62 (32.80%) Confluence
2 12 (6.35%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.82%) Apache
3 11 (5.82%) IIS
4 9 (4.76%) CICS
5 6 (3.17%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.06%) CMS
7 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.06%) SAS
7 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.53%) Drupal
8 1 (0.53%) Jetty
8 1 (0.53%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.23%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Exstream
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.29%) GitHub
3 9 (4.76%) Adobe Analytics
4 8 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.65%) Office 365
5 5 (2.65%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.12%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.12%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (2.12%) Serverless
7 3 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.53%) IaaS
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.53%) PaaS
8 1 (0.53%) Route 53
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.94%) Firewall
2 9 (4.76%) BIG-IP
2 9 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 9 (4.76%) HTTP
3 5 (2.65%) SMS
4 3 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.53%) DHCP
5 1 (0.53%) DNS
5 1 (0.53%) FTP
5 1 (0.53%) Internet
5 1 (0.53%) IPsec
5 1 (0.53%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.53%) SSL
5 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.41%) DB2
3 11 (5.82%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.29%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.65%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.65%) MySQL
6 5 (2.65%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.12%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.59%) Power BI
9 2 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 60 (31.75%) Git (software)
2 55 (29.10%) Jenkins
3 32 (16.93%) Selenium
4 29 (15.34%) Bitbucket
5 24 (12.70%) Maven
6 21 (11.11%) Artifactory
6 21 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 18 (9.52%) TeamCity
8 16 (8.47%) Visual Studio
9 14 (7.41%) JUnit
10 13 (6.88%) Ant
10 13 (6.88%) Eclipse
10 13 (6.88%) JMeter
10 13 (6.88%) NUnit
11 12 (6.35%) LoadRunner
12 11 (5.82%) Cucumber
12 11 (5.82%) SpecFlow
13 9 (4.76%) SoapUI
13 9 (4.76%) webpack
14 8 (4.23%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (11.64%) Finance
2 20 (10.58%) Banking
3 4 (2.12%) Retail
3 4 (2.12%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.59%) Back Office
4 3 (1.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.06%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 57 (30.16%) Developer
2 40 (21.16%) Analyst
3 22 (11.64%) Test Analyst
4 17 (8.99%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.47%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (7.41%) Consultant
7 13 (6.88%) Business Analyst
8 11 (5.82%) Automation Test Analyst
9 10 (5.29%) DevOps Consultant
9 10 (5.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 9 (4.76%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.76%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.23%) Delivery Manager
11 8 (4.23%) Digital Delivery Manager
11 8 (4.23%) Tester
12 7 (3.70%) Architect
12 7 (3.70%) JIRA Engineer
12 7 (3.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 7 (3.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.28%) .NET
2 30 (15.87%) CSS
2 30 (15.87%) HTML
3 27 (14.29%) REST
3 27 (14.29%) XML
4 25 (13.23%) Web Services
5 20 (10.58%) Spring
6 18 (9.52%) SOAP
7 17 (8.99%) ASP.NET
8 16 (8.47%) jQuery
9 15 (7.94%) Node.js
10 14 (7.41%) .NET Framework
10 14 (7.41%) HTML5
11 12 (6.35%) AngularJS
11 12 (6.35%) EJB
11 12 (6.35%) React
12 11 (5.82%) Gherkin
12 11 (5.82%) J2EE
13 10 (5.29%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (4.76%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.17%) User Experience
2 19 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.76%) DataPower
3 9 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 7 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.65%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.65%) iPad
7 4 (2.12%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.12%) PMI
7 4 (2.12%) Wiki
8 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.53%) iSeries
8 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (25.93%) Linux
2 13 (6.88%) Windows
3 11 (5.82%) Unix
4 6 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.12%) CentOS
6 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.06%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (1.06%) VMS
8 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (68.78%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (26.98%) DevOps
3 50 (26.46%) Scrum
4 35 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 29 (15.34%) BDD
5 29 (15.34%) Kanban
6 26 (13.76%) Microservices
7 25 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (13.23%) TDD
8 23 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (10.58%) User Stories
9 20 (10.58%) Waterfall
10 17 (8.99%) Performance Testing
10 17 (8.99%) Software Testing
11 16 (8.47%) Project Management
12 14 (7.41%) Unit Testing
13 13 (6.88%) MVC
14 11 (5.82%) Analytics
14 11 (5.82%) Mentoring
14 11 (5.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (34.39%) Java
2 64 (33.86%) SQL
3 43 (22.75%) C#
4 39 (20.63%) JavaScript
5 36 (19.05%) Python
6 24 (12.70%) Groovy
7 23 (12.17%) Ruby
8 13 (6.88%) Shell Script
9 12 (6.35%) C++
10 9 (4.76%) PL/SQL
11 8 (4.23%) VBScript
12 7 (3.70%) Jython
13 6 (3.17%) C
14 5 (2.65%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.59%) PHP
16 1 (0.53%) ES6
16 1 (0.53%) ES7
16 1 (0.53%) RPG
16 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.47%) Degree
4 7 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.17%) ISEB
6 5 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.12%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.12%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.59%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (1.59%) CISSP
8 3 (1.59%) CITP
8 3 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.59%) Master's Degree
9 2 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.88%) QA
2 4 (2.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.06%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (12.17%) Docker
2 11 (5.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.82%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.53%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.53%) HDFS
4 1 (0.53%) vSphere
4 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (8.47%) Ansible
2 13 (6.88%) Puppet
3 9 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 9 (4.76%) Nagios
4 8 (4.23%) CA Service Virtualization
5 4 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.12%) Terraform
6 2 (1.06%) Icinga
6 2 (1.06%) Kibana
6 2 (1.06%) logstash
7 1 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.53%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.53%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.53%) SELinux
Vendors
1 24 (12.70%) Oracle
2 22 (11.64%) Atlassian
3 18 (9.52%) HP
4 16 (8.47%) Microsoft
5 13 (6.88%) IBM
6 9 (4.76%) Adobe
6 9 (4.76%) CA
6 9 (4.76%) F5
6 9 (4.76%) Green Hat
6 9 (4.76%) VMware
7 8 (4.23%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.65%) Citrix
9 4 (2.12%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.59%) Capita
10 3 (1.59%) Google
10 3 (1.59%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.06%) Sencha
11 2 (1.06%) Talend
12 1 (0.53%) Tableau