The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 20 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Contract jobs citing JIRA 15 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.58% 2.83% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 44.12% 20.00% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £284 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.87%

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
34 45 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.64% 14.15% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 12
Median daily rate £445 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.85% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 0
Median hourly rate - £50.68 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 7 £450 -
Luton +4 2 - - 1
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) Ruby
2 17 (50.00%) Python
3 16 (47.06%) Selenium
3 16 (47.06%) Cucumber
3 16 (47.06%) SoapUI
4 13 (38.24%) E-Commerce
5 12 (35.29%) Android
6 11 (32.35%) QA
6 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
6 11 (32.35%) C#
6 11 (32.35%) Defect Management
7 10 (29.41%) API Testing
7 10 (29.41%) TDD
7 10 (29.41%) Java
7 10 (29.41%) Perl
7 10 (29.41%) JUnit
7 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (29.41%) JBehave
7 10 (29.41%) WebDriver
7 10 (29.41%) Feature Driven Development
7 10 (29.41%) TestNG
7 10 (29.41%) TeamCity
7 10 (29.41%) BDD
7 10 (29.41%) SpecFlow
7 10 (29.41%) ATDD
7 10 (29.41%) Apple iOS
7 10 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (26.47%) RESTful
8 9 (26.47%) Web Services

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (8.82%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Cucumber
1 16 (47.06%) Selenium
1 16 (47.06%) SoapUI
2 10 (29.41%) JBehave
2 10 (29.41%) JUnit
2 10 (29.41%) SpecFlow
2 10 (29.41%) TeamCity
2 10 (29.41%) TestNG
2 10 (29.41%) WebDriver
3 9 (26.47%) Subversion
4 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
5 7 (20.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (17.65%) Ant
6 6 (17.65%) Maven
7 5 (14.71%) Calabash
8 4 (11.76%) Capybara
9 2 (5.88%) Appium
10 1 (2.94%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (2.94%) Mocha
10 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Test Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Android Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Mobile Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) RESTful
1 9 (26.47%) Web Services
2 7 (20.59%) REST
3 3 (8.82%) Core Animation
4 2 (5.88%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) .NET
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Android
2 10 (29.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) E-Commerce
3 11 (32.35%) Defect Management
3 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
4 10 (29.41%) API Testing
4 10 (29.41%) ATDD
4 10 (29.41%) BDD
4 10 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (29.41%) Feature Driven Development
4 10 (29.41%) TDD
5 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
6 5 (14.71%) Android Development
7 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (8.82%) iOS Development
9 2 (5.88%) ERP
9 2 (5.88%) Project Management
9 2 (5.88%) Scrum
9 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Python
1 17 (50.00%) Ruby
2 11 (32.35%) C#
3 10 (29.41%) Java
3 10 (29.41%) Perl
4 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 6 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (8.82%) Apple Swift
6 3 (8.82%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
2 9 (26.47%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Xamarin
3 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.88%) Splunk
4 1 (2.94%) hybris
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) Tableau