The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 66 74 78
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 12 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.13% 1.38% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.58% 13.14% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 7
Average daily rate £300 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £255 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
JIRA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Development Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
77 137 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.25% 10.51% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 79 65
Average daily rate £325 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.37 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.01%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Buckinghamshire region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Milton Keynes +2 6 £375 -25.00% 2
High Wycombe +1 3 £188 -45.45% 1
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) ISEB
3 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
3 5 (35.71%) Selenium
4 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Spring
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) JSP
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 3 (21.43%) Maven
5 3 (21.43%) Subversion
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) SOLID
5 3 (21.43%) QA

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 3 (21.43%) Maven
3 3 (21.43%) Subversion
3 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.14%) Ant
4 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) Gradle
4 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) WPF Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Spring
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) JSP
2 3 (21.43%) WPF
3 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
3 2 (14.29%) StructureMap
3 2 (14.29%) WinForms
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.14%) Django
4 1 (7.14%) Flask
4 1 (7.14%) GWT
4 1 (7.14%) Java EE
4 1 (7.14%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Ergonomics
1 1 (7.14%) iPad
1 1 (7.14%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (21.43%) SOLID
3 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 2 (14.29%) MVVM
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Temenos
Milton Keynes
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 22 days ago