The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 23 June 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 42 35
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.30% 0.58% 1.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.04% 4.65% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +8.82% +37.09%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 49 43 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 14.67% 12.39% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 17
Median daily rate £363 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.61% -9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Swindon region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Performance Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (60.00%) Database Tuning
4 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (60.00%) Ansible
4 6 (60.00%) Docker
4 6 (60.00%) logstash
4 6 (60.00%) DevOps
4 6 (60.00%) Kibana
4 6 (60.00%) Confluence
4 6 (60.00%) WebCenter
4 6 (60.00%) Icinga
4 6 (60.00%) Microservices
4 6 (60.00%) Amazon Linux
4 6 (60.00%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (60.00%) Web Operations
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (60.00%) Atlassian
4 6 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (60.00%) Web Development

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 6 (60.00%) Confluence
1 6 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) JMeter
4 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (10.00%) Robot Framework
5 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Java Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 6 (60.00%) WebOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (60.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Amazon Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Database Tuning
3 6 (60.00%) DevOps
3 6 (60.00%) Microservices
3 6 (60.00%) Web Development
3 6 (60.00%) Web Operations
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Ansible
1 6 (60.00%) Icinga
1 6 (60.00%) Kibana
1 6 (60.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Atlassian
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat