The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 35 35
Rank change year-on-year +8 0  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 8 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.13% 0.35% 3.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 38.10% 2.33% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 12
Median daily rate £467 £315 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.25% -20.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £315 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £315 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 21 43 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 8.20% 14.98% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 66
Median daily rate £413 £349 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.19% -6.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £418 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.49% +14.29%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Southampton

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Southampton

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Southampton over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Southampton region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Retail
3 6 (40.00%) Kanban
3 6 (40.00%) SDLC
3 6 (40.00%) Coaching
4 5 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
7 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) DevOps
7 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
7 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (13.33%) User Stories
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (13.33%) PHP
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) Python
7 2 (13.33%) Subversion
7 2 (13.33%) Finance

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Scrum Master
2 4 (26.67%) QA Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) QA Automation Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Coaching
3 6 (40.00%) Kanban
3 6 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) BPMN
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) SAP