The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 39 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.54% 3.54% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 28.57% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 1
Average daily rate
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- £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
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East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
12 63 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.22% 12.40% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 38 20
Average daily rate £375 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £280 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £52.50 £47.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +52.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Bedfordshire region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Bedfordshire region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (60.00%) Retail
4 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) FMCG
4 5 (50.00%) Product Management
5 3 (30.00%) Confluence
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Taxonomies
5 3 (30.00%) Use Case
6 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (20.00%) CMDB
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) Market Research
6 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (10.00%) Office Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) Microservices
7 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) IIS

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Product Owner
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Build Manager
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Installation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) FMCG
2 3 (30.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (20.00%) CMDB
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (50.00%) Product Management
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Use Case
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) Market Research
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (10.00%) Office Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
6 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
6 1 (10.00%) Microservices
6 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) WSO2
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) ESRI
2 1 (10.00%) Luciad