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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 17 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Contract jobs citing JIRA 18 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.47% 4.64% 2.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 41.86% 31.91% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
Median daily rate £445 £375 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% -26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £280 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -40.62%

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
43 47 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.47% 14.55% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 13
Median daily rate £445 £288 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.78% -32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £225 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 23 February 2017.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 February 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 - 8 £438 - 1
Luton +3 4 £450 +20.00% 5
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (57.14%) Ruby
2 20 (57.14%) Python
3 19 (54.29%) Cucumber
4 17 (48.57%) SoapUI
4 17 (48.57%) Selenium
4 17 (48.57%) Android
5 15 (42.86%) Apple iOS
6 14 (40.00%) QA
7 13 (37.14%) Java
7 13 (37.14%) API Testing
8 12 (34.29%) Mobile App
8 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
9 11 (31.43%) SQL
9 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
9 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
9 11 (31.43%) Calabash
10 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (28.57%) Capybara
10 10 (28.57%) E-Commerce
11 9 (25.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (25.71%) C#
11 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
11 9 (25.71%) Subversion
11 9 (25.71%) RESTful
11 9 (25.71%) Defect Management
11 9 (25.71%) SDET
12 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (22.86%) Feature Driven Development
12 8 (22.86%) TestNG

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 2 (5.71%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (54.29%) Cucumber
2 17 (48.57%) Selenium
2 17 (48.57%) SoapUI
3 11 (31.43%) Calabash
4 10 (28.57%) Capybara
5 9 (25.71%) Subversion
6 8 (22.86%) JUnit
6 8 (22.86%) TeamCity
6 8 (22.86%) TestNG
7 7 (20.00%) SpecFlow
8 6 (17.14%) JBehave
8 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
9 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
10 4 (11.43%) Appium
10 4 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (8.57%) Ant
11 3 (8.57%) Maven
12 1 (2.86%) JIRA Agile
12 1 (2.86%) Mocha
12 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (25.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Applications Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Mobile Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Android Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) iOS Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Applications Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Consultant
9 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
9 2 (5.71%) Web Applications Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Web Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
10 1 (2.86%) Marketing Project Manager
10 1 (2.86%) Software Test Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) RESTful
2 8 (22.86%) Web Services
3 7 (20.00%) REST
4 3 (8.57%) Core Animation
5 1 (2.86%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.86%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Android
2 15 (42.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) API Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
4 10 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 9 (25.71%) Defect Management
5 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
6 8 (22.86%) ATDD
6 8 (22.86%) BDD
6 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (22.86%) Feature Driven Development
6 8 (22.86%) TDD
7 5 (14.29%) Android Development
8 3 (8.57%) iOS Development
8 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (5.71%) Workflow
10 1 (2.86%) ERP
10 1 (2.86%) Scrum
10 1 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) Python
1 20 (57.14%) Ruby
2 13 (37.14%) Java
3 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
4 11 (31.43%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) C#
6 8 (22.86%) Perl
7 3 (8.57%) Apple Swift
7 3 (8.57%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
1 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) QA
2 9 (25.71%) SDET
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) Splunk
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