Period
to 6 December 2019

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 6 months to 6 December 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 52 39
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13 +6
Contract jobs citing JIRA 14 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.55% 2.26% 1.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.56% 9.02% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Southampton median daily rate £373 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.35% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £273 £336 £345
90th Percentile £500 £475 £493
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £420 £393
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.01% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Southampton median hourly rate - - £44.12
Hampshire median hourly rate £37.18 £55.00 £44.12
% change year-on-year -32.41% +24.67% +19.23%

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 Southampton with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 90 133 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.42% 25.05% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 105 30
Southampton median daily rate £438 £513 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +32.26% -8.82%
10th Percentile £349 £363 £313
90th Percentile £543 £558 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £450 £380
% change year-on-year - +18.42% -3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Southampton median hourly rate - £48.23 £45.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.26% +16.38%
Hampshire median hourly rate £38.75 £48.23 £45.00
% change year-on-year -19.66% +7.18% +5.88%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

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 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Southampton

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

1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
1 5 (35.71%) Python
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Confluence
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 3 (21.43%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
3 3 (21.43%) Groovy
3 3 (21.43%) TestRail
4 2 (14.29%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 2 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (14.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 2 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
4 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (14.29%) Sprint Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Sprint Review
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Slack
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
1 3 (21.43%) TestRail
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum Master
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Python Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) D3.js
2 1 (7.14%) Django
2 1 (7.14%) Flask
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
4 2 (14.29%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 2 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (14.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Sprint Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Sprint Review
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Vision
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Groovy
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft