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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 23 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing JIRA 19 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.52% 1.45% 3.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.76% 31.25% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 16
Median daily rate £450 £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £575 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £575 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -0.62%
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
58 16 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.86% 4.65% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 34
Median daily rate £475 £375 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £338 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £42.72 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton +8 16 £480 -16.52% 5
Bedford - 2 £313 -
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Python
2 14 (45.16%) E-Commerce
3 13 (41.94%) Ruby
3 13 (41.94%) Selenium
3 13 (41.94%) SoapUI
4 12 (38.71%) Cucumber
4 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
4 12 (38.71%) QA
4 12 (38.71%) Java
4 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
4 12 (38.71%) Defect Management
5 11 (35.48%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (35.48%) C#
5 11 (35.48%) Perl
5 11 (35.48%) JUnit
5 11 (35.48%) TDD
5 11 (35.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (35.48%) TestNG
5 11 (35.48%) TeamCity
5 11 (35.48%) JBehave
5 11 (35.48%) WebDriver
5 11 (35.48%) Feature Driven Development
5 11 (35.48%) BDD
5 11 (35.48%) SpecFlow
5 11 (35.48%) ATDD
6 10 (32.26%) Maven
6 10 (32.26%) Ant
7 9 (29.03%) SDET

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 6 (19.35%) Confluence
2 5 (16.13%) CMS
2 5 (16.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (12.90%) Drupal
4 1 (3.23%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Selenium
1 13 (41.94%) SoapUI
2 12 (38.71%) Cucumber
2 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
3 11 (35.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (35.48%) JBehave
3 11 (35.48%) JUnit
3 11 (35.48%) SpecFlow
3 11 (35.48%) TeamCity
3 11 (35.48%) TestNG
3 11 (35.48%) WebDriver
4 10 (32.26%) Ant
4 10 (32.26%) Maven
5 4 (12.90%) Axure RP
6 3 (9.68%) Subversion
7 2 (6.45%) JProfiler
7 2 (6.45%) YourKit
8 1 (3.23%) Appium
8 1 (3.23%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (3.23%) TestRail
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Business Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Test Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
6 4 (12.90%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Developer in Test
6 4 (12.90%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Consultant
7 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) REST
1 2 (6.45%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) Akka
2 1 (3.23%) Guava
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.23%) RIA
4 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Android
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) HPUX
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) E-Commerce
3 12 (38.71%) Defect Management
3 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
4 11 (35.48%) ATDD
4 11 (35.48%) BDD
4 11 (35.48%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (35.48%) Feature Driven Development
4 11 (35.48%) TDD
5 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) User Stories
6 5 (16.13%) Wireframes
7 4 (12.90%) API Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Project Management
7 4 (12.90%) Use Case
8 3 (9.68%) Business Process Improvement
8 3 (9.68%) Change Management
8 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Python
2 13 (41.94%) Ruby
3 12 (38.71%) Java
4 11 (35.48%) C#
4 11 (35.48%) Perl
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) QA
2 9 (29.03%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.45%) Splunk
2 2 (6.45%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) hybris
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Sun
3 1 (3.23%) Tableau
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