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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 40 29 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing JIRA 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.06% 0.89% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.08% 8.70% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£530 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
71 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.61% 10.27% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 8
Average daily rate £400 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £190.00
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 23 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 -8 9 £530 +24.70%
Bedford - - - -
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 7 (50.00%) Retail
3 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Android
3 6 (42.86%) Confluence
3 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 6 (42.86%) EPoS
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (28.57%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (28.57%) Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (28.57%) Android Development
5 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 4 (28.57%) VB
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) IIS
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 4 (28.57%) CMS
5 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 4 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 6 (42.86%) Confluence
2 4 (28.57%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (28.57%) CMS
2 4 (28.57%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (21.43%) Log4Net
2 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
2 3 (21.43%) Artifactory
3 1 (7.14%) FinalBuilder
General
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Integration Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Integration Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Configuration Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Transition Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) MSMQ
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) EPoS
2 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 3 (21.43%) CMDB
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
5 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Android
1 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (28.57%) Android Development
3 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 2 (14.29%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) VB
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee
1 1 (7.14%) VMware