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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 24 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing JIRA 12 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.69% 1.14% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 41.38% 20.00% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 5
Median daily rate £400 £438 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -17.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -6.57%
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
29 20 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.92% 5.70% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 40
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £50.78 £51.30 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +28.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.34% -2.01%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +4 6 £450 +2.85%
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Confluence
3 13 (44.83%) Microservices
4 11 (37.93%) User Stories
5 10 (34.48%) C#
5 10 (34.48%) .NET
5 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (27.59%) Data Transformation
6 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
6 8 (27.59%) Change Management
6 8 (27.59%) Scrum
6 8 (27.59%) Retail
7 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
7 7 (24.14%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) Use Case
8 6 (20.69%) Atlassian
8 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
8 6 (20.69%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (20.69%) REST
8 6 (20.69%) JBoss
8 6 (20.69%) SOAP
8 6 (20.69%) Middleware
8 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
8 6 (20.69%) SOA
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
8 6 (20.69%) Migration
8 6 (20.69%) Low Latency
9 5 (17.24%) User Experience

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 17 (58.62%) Confluence
2 6 (20.69%) JBoss
3 5 (17.24%) CMS
3 5 (17.24%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (13.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
1 2 (6.90%) Taleo
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Axure RP
1 4 (13.79%) NUnit
1 4 (13.79%) Subversion
1 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.90%) JProfiler
2 2 (6.90%) YourKit
3 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.45%) TestRail
3 1 (3.45%) Trac
General
1 8 (27.59%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Business Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Data Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Designer
5 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Designer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) CMS Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
1 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (20.69%) Middleware
2 6 (20.69%) REST
2 6 (20.69%) SOAP
3 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (13.79%) RESTful
4 1 (3.45%) Akka
4 1 (3.45%) Guava
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (17.24%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) IVR
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.45%) Debian
4 1 (3.45%) HPUX
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) SUSE
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Microservices
3 11 (37.93%) User Stories
4 8 (27.59%) Change Management
4 8 (27.59%) Data Transformation
4 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
4 8 (27.59%) Scrum
5 7 (24.14%) Use Case
6 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
6 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
6 6 (20.69%) Low Latency
6 6 (20.69%) Migration
6 6 (20.69%) Reverse Engineering
6 6 (20.69%) SOA
6 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
7 5 (17.24%) Wireframes
8 4 (13.79%) BDD
8 4 (13.79%) SOLID
8 4 (13.79%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
2 6 (20.69%) Atlassian
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.45%) Apigee
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) hybris
4 1 (3.45%) Mashery
4 1 (3.45%) Sun