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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 21 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing JIRA 15 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.44% 1.57% 1.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.61% 50.00% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate £375 £513 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +7.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +24.03%
JIRA
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
49 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.50% 3.15% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 27
Average daily rate £288 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.68 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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
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 5 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 15 £375 -26.82% 2
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (92.00%) Confluence
2 16 (64.00%) Microservices
3 15 (60.00%) Data Transformation
3 15 (60.00%) C#
3 15 (60.00%) .NET
4 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (52.00%) Data Modelling
6 12 (48.00%) Scrum
7 11 (44.00%) SOA
7 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (44.00%) SOAP
7 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (44.00%) Atlassian
7 11 (44.00%) Low Latency
7 11 (44.00%) REST
8 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
9 8 (32.00%) Change Management
9 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (32.00%) SQL
9 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
9 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (28.00%) WSO2
10 7 (28.00%) User Stories
10 7 (28.00%) Apache Camel
10 7 (28.00%) Apache ServiceMix
10 7 (28.00%) MSMQ
10 7 (28.00%) Open Source
10 7 (28.00%) Mule

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (92.00%) Confluence
2 7 (28.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 7 (28.00%) Mule
3 4 (16.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
1 2 (8.00%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) NUnit
1 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Architect
1 10 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Designer
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum Master
6 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Designer
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Migration Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) REST
2 11 (44.00%) SOAP
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (28.00%) Apache Camel
4 7 (28.00%) MSMQ
4 7 (28.00%) WCF
5 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (16.00%) Middleware
5 4 (16.00%) RESTful
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Microservices
2 15 (60.00%) Data Transformation
3 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (52.00%) Data Modelling
5 12 (48.00%) Scrum
6 11 (44.00%) Low Latency
6 11 (44.00%) SOA
6 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
7 10 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 8 (32.00%) Change Management
8 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (28.00%) Open Source
9 7 (28.00%) User Stories
10 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (24.00%) Use Case
10 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
11 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
11 5 (20.00%) Software Delivery
12 4 (16.00%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Atlassian
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) WSO2
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) Apigee
4 1 (4.00%) hybris
4 1 (4.00%) Mashery