Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 44 81
Rank change year-on-year +3 +37 -2
Contract jobs citing JIRA 334 220 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.32% 4.14% 2.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.61% 22.59% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 115 94
South West median daily rate £488 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.12% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £363 £305 £250
90th Percentile £625 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 7
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +10.76% +12.86%
10th Percentile £35.00 £40.27 £37.15
90th Percentile £69.00 £103.20 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -8.05%

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 1,255 974 989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.00% 18.35% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 601 593
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £291
90th Percentile £600 £563 £515
England median daily rate £485 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +2.11% +7.95% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 35 47
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £37.50 £35.25 £34.60
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £51.15
England median hourly rate £44.92 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.68% - -

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +3 112 £475 +11.76% 15
Devon +30 75 £513 +28.13% 15
Bristol -1 68 £475 +11.76% 26
Gloucestershire -20 37 £475 +18.60% 11
Somerset +9 14 £465 -2.11% 6
Dorset -15 10 £428 +10.32% 8
Cornwall - 1 £350 - 4
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 189 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (42.51%) Confluence
3 121 (36.23%) Git (software)
4 106 (31.74%) Jenkins
5 83 (24.85%) Amazon AWS
6 82 (24.55%) Scrum
7 78 (23.35%) Security Cleared
8 72 (21.56%) DevOps
9 67 (20.06%) JavaScript
10 66 (19.76%) Finance
11 64 (19.16%) Kubernetes
12 62 (18.56%) Sonatype Nexus
13 58 (17.37%) Atlassian
14 54 (16.17%) Docker
15 51 (15.27%) Java
16 50 (14.97%) Linux
16 50 (14.97%) Microservices
17 49 (14.67%) SonarQube
17 49 (14.67%) JUnit
18 48 (14.37%) Microsoft Azure
18 48 (14.37%) Test Automation
19 46 (13.77%) Amazon EKS
20 45 (13.47%) REST
21 43 (12.87%) SC Cleared
22 42 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
23 41 (12.28%) Bitbucket
24 40 (11.98%) Windows
25 39 (11.68%) Banking
26 38 (11.38%) .NET
27 37 (11.08%) Waterfall

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
1 142 (42.51%) Confluence
2 8 (2.40%) WildFly
3 7 (2.10%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.50%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.20%) Camunda
7 3 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.90%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.90%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.60%) Apache
8 2 (0.60%) IIS
8 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.30%) Drupal
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (5.09%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.80%) Adobe XD
2 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.90%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (1.80%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (1.20%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.30%) Actimize
4 1 (0.30%) Magento
4 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 83 (24.85%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (14.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (13.77%) Amazon EKS
4 33 (9.88%) Slack
5 24 (7.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (4.79%) GitHub
7 7 (2.10%) npm
7 7 (2.10%) Sauce Labs
8 6 (1.80%) Office 365
9 5 (1.50%) SaaS
10 4 (1.20%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.90%) Boomi
11 3 (0.90%) BrowserStack
11 3 (0.90%) PaaS
12 2 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.60%) Trello
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.30%) IaaS
13 1 (0.30%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.38%) OpenVPN
2 7 (2.10%) DNS
2 7 (2.10%) HTTP
3 4 (1.20%) DHCP
3 4 (1.20%) Skype
4 3 (0.90%) SAN
4 3 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.60%) 3G
5 2 (0.60%) 4G
5 2 (0.60%) BGP
5 2 (0.60%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.60%) DMVPN
5 2 (0.60%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.60%) Firewall
5 2 (0.60%) Multicast
5 2 (0.60%) OSPF
5 2 (0.60%) VoIP
5 2 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.08%) Amazon RDS
2 15 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.19%) SQL Server
4 13 (3.89%) MySQL
5 9 (2.69%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.40%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.50%) Big Data
8 5 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.20%) BigQuery
9 4 (1.20%) DB2
9 4 (1.20%) HBase
9 4 (1.20%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.90%) Apache Accumulo
10 3 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.90%) MS Access
10 3 (0.90%) MySQL Workbench
10 3 (0.90%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.90%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 121 (36.23%) Git (software)
2 106 (31.74%) Jenkins
3 62 (18.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 49 (14.67%) JUnit
4 49 (14.67%) SonarQube
5 41 (12.28%) Bitbucket
6 30 (8.98%) Artifactory
7 22 (6.59%) Selenium
8 21 (6.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (5.99%) CircleCI
10 17 (5.09%) Maven
11 15 (4.49%) Cucumber
12 14 (4.19%) Bitbucket Server
13 11 (3.29%) Eclipse
13 11 (3.29%) TeamCity
14 9 (2.69%) Hudson
14 9 (2.69%) JMeter
15 8 (2.40%) Subversion
15 8 (2.40%) Vagrant
15 8 (2.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (19.76%) Finance
2 39 (11.68%) Banking
3 20 (5.99%) Retail
4 7 (2.10%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.80%) Law
6 4 (1.20%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.20%) Local Government
7 2 (0.60%) Electronics
7 2 (0.60%) Legal
7 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Military
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (24.25%) Developer
2 51 (15.27%) Analyst
3 36 (10.78%) Business Analyst
4 32 (9.58%) DevOps Engineer
5 22 (6.59%) Architect
6 20 (5.99%) AWS DevOps
7 18 (5.39%) Java Developer
8 17 (5.09%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (4.49%) Test Analyst
10 12 (3.59%) Administrator
11 11 (3.29%) Automation Engineer
11 11 (3.29%) Software Engineer
12 10 (2.99%) PowerShell Engineer
12 10 (2.99%) Senior DevOps
12 10 (2.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 9 (2.69%) Project Manager
13 9 (2.69%) Test Engineer
14 8 (2.40%) Designer
14 8 (2.40%) Systems Administrator
14 8 (2.40%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (13.47%) REST
2 38 (11.38%) .NET
3 30 (8.98%) Node.js
4 28 (8.38%) CSS
5 26 (7.78%) Kafka
6 22 (6.59%) HTML
6 22 (6.59%) Spring
7 18 (5.39%) RESTful
8 15 (4.49%) SOAP
8 15 (4.49%) Web Services
9 13 (3.89%) Hibernate
9 13 (3.89%) JMS
9 13 (3.89%) React
10 9 (2.69%) Spring MVC
11 8 (2.40%) .NET Core
11 8 (2.40%) CSS3
11 8 (2.40%) Django
11 8 (2.40%) HTML5
12 7 (2.10%) Lambda Expressions
12 7 (2.10%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.98%) NHS
2 23 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.29%) Cloud Native
4 18 (5.39%) Data Centre
5 16 (4.79%) User Experience
6 15 (4.49%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.40%) PKI
7 8 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.20%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.20%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.60%) CESG
10 2 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.60%) Replication
11 1 (0.30%) Analogue Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.30%) STB
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.97%) Linux
2 40 (11.98%) Windows
3 21 (6.29%) CoreOS
3 21 (6.29%) HPUX
4 20 (5.99%) CentOS
5 19 (5.69%) Windows Server
6 13 (3.89%) Unix
7 7 (2.10%) VMS
8 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.90%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.60%) Android
10 2 (0.60%) Debian
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (24.55%) Scrum
3 72 (21.56%) DevOps
4 50 (14.97%) Microservices
5 48 (14.37%) Test Automation
6 42 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (11.08%) Waterfall
8 35 (10.48%) Infrastructure Automation
9 34 (10.18%) Workflow
10 33 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (9.58%) Workflow Management
12 29 (8.68%) TDD
13 28 (8.38%) Software Engineering
14 24 (7.19%) BDD
14 24 (7.19%) Change Management
14 24 (7.19%) Kanban
15 22 (6.59%) Migration
15 22 (6.59%) User Stories
16 21 (6.29%) Acceptance Criteria
16 21 (6.29%) Epics
Programming Languages
1 67 (20.06%) JavaScript
2 51 (15.27%) Java
3 30 (8.98%) SQL
4 27 (8.08%) PowerShell
5 24 (7.19%) C
6 21 (6.29%) Python
7 20 (5.99%) Go
7 20 (5.99%) Rust
8 17 (5.09%) C#
9 13 (3.89%) Ruby
10 11 (3.29%) Java 8
11 10 (2.99%) Scala
11 10 (2.99%) TypeScript
12 9 (2.69%) PHP
13 7 (2.10%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.10%) C++
13 7 (2.10%) ES6
13 7 (2.10%) ES7
13 7 (2.10%) JPQL
14 5 (1.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (23.35%) Security Cleared
2 43 (12.87%) SC Cleared
3 32 (9.58%) DV Cleared
4 14 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (4.19%) ISEB
5 13 (3.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (3.59%) CCNA
6 12 (3.59%) MCSA
6 12 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (3.29%) MCSE
8 9 (2.69%) ISTQB
8 9 (2.69%) OCA
8 9 (2.69%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (2.10%) CCENT
11 4 (1.20%) APMP
12 2 (0.60%) CCNP
12 2 (0.60%) CISA
12 2 (0.60%) CISM
12 2 (0.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.39%) QA
2 7 (2.10%) PMO
3 4 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.90%) GDPR
4 3 (0.90%) IFRS
5 2 (0.60%) NCSC
5 2 (0.60%) NIST
5 2 (0.60%) PSD2
6 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (16.17%) Docker
2 21 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.40%) Firmware
4 5 (1.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.60%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.30%) iptables
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.30%) NFS
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.30%) XenApp
6 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 64 (19.16%) Kubernetes
2 32 (9.58%) Grafana
3 30 (8.98%) Ansible
4 28 (8.38%) FreeIPA
5 27 (8.08%) Prometheus
6 25 (7.49%) Terraform
7 13 (3.89%) PowerCLI
7 13 (3.89%) vCenter Server
8 11 (3.29%) SCCM
9 7 (2.10%) Puppet
10 5 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.90%) HP ALM
11 3 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.90%) Kibana
12 2 (0.60%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.60%) Mesos
12 2 (0.60%) systemd
13 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 1 (0.30%) Packer
Vendors
1 58 (17.37%) Atlassian
2 33 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 32 (9.58%) Black Duck
4 26 (7.78%) VMware
5 24 (7.19%) Veracode
6 23 (6.89%) Splunk
7 18 (5.39%) Oracle
8 16 (4.79%) Cisco
9 15 (4.49%) HP
10 11 (3.29%) SAP
11 10 (2.99%) Adobe
11 10 (2.99%) Google
12 8 (2.40%) hybris
13 6 (1.80%) BiZZdesign
13 6 (1.80%) Sparx
14 5 (1.50%) CA
15 4 (1.20%) MuleSoft
15 4 (1.20%) Tableau
15 4 (1.20%) Talend
16 3 (0.90%) CA Agile Central