The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 40 28 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing JIRA 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.35% 0.84% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.39% 7.69% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate
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£490 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £328
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -
Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
69 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.50% 10.92% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 9
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £326 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
JIRA
East of England

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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -7 11 £490 +15.29%
Bedford - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (50.00%) Confluence
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) CMS
3 6 (37.50%) VB
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) IIS
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (37.50%) EPoS
3 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (37.50%) Android
3 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (31.25%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (25.00%) Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) Android Development
5 4 (25.00%) iOS Development

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) Confluence
2 6 (37.50%) CMS
2 6 (37.50%) IIS
3 4 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) Artifactory
2 3 (18.75%) FinalBuilder
2 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
2 3 (18.75%) Log4Net
General
1 7 (43.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Integration Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Configuration Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Integration Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Software Configuration Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Transition Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
1 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) MSMQ
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) EPoS
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (18.75%) CMDB
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Android
2 6 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Android Development
3 4 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 4 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) VB
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee
1 1 (6.25%) VMware