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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 41 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 3 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.82% 2.00% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.79% 14.52% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £530 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.37% +24.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.83%
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
19 62 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.22% 13.78% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 39 17
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £51.30 £47.50 £34.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +39.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 2 July 2015. 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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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 -1 3 £475 -10.37%
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 12 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) Retail
4 6 (40.00%) Confluence
5 5 (33.33%) Product Management
5 5 (33.33%) FMCG
5 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (26.67%) Atlassian
7 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Taxonomies
7 3 (20.00%) Use Case
7 3 (20.00%) Open Source
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) C#
8 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
8 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
8 2 (13.33%) TestNG
8 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
8 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (13.33%) Market Research
8 2 (13.33%) CMDB
8 2 (13.33%) Selenium

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 (40.00%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
1 2 (13.33%) Robotium
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) Calabash
1 2 (13.33%) Appium
1 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) TestNG
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) TestLink
2 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Product Owner
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Product Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Installation Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Build Manager
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) FMCG
2 3 (20.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (13.33%) CMDB
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Product Management
5 3 (20.00%) Open Source
5 3 (20.00%) Use Case
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Market Research
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) EAI
7 1 (6.67%) SOA
7 1 (6.67%) ETL
7 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) WSO2
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware