The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 49 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 22 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.61% 0.31% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.92% 2.29% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 11
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.87%

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
96 131 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.39% 13.48% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 52 72
Median daily rate £350 £335 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

JIRA
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

JIRA Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Milton Keynes +17 13 £350 - 4
Aylesbury - 1 - -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Scrum
3 11 (33.33%) Java
4 10 (30.30%) Finance
4 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
5 9 (27.27%) QA
5 9 (27.27%) Android
6 7 (21.21%) Selenium
6 7 (21.21%) Banking
6 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
7 6 (18.18%) Big Data
7 6 (18.18%) Defect Management
7 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 6 (18.18%) SQL
8 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
8 5 (15.15%) CRM
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
8 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
9 4 (12.12%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (12.12%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (12.12%) QA Automation
9 4 (12.12%) Data Transformation

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) IGMP
2 2 (6.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Big Data
2 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.09%) Hazelcast
4 2 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.03%) GIS
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
1 7 (21.21%) Selenium
2 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.12%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (9.09%) Maven
4 3 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.06%) Appium
5 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.06%) IntelliJ
5 2 (6.06%) MSTest
5 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.06%) Subversion
6 1 (3.03%) Axure RP
6 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.03%) Calabash
6 1 (3.03%) Mockito
6 1 (3.03%) Moq
6 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Developer
1 5 (15.15%) QA Engineer
1 5 (15.15%) Tester
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) QA Automation Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Strategy Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Test Automation Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Development Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (6.06%) Scrum Master
4 2 (6.06%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Spring
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
1 4 (12.12%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) Grails
2 3 (9.09%) Play Framework
2 3 (9.09%) RESTful
3 2 (6.06%) OAuth
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.03%) Java EE
4 1 (3.03%) JavaFX
4 1 (3.03%) JPA
4 1 (3.03%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) FMCG
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Android
2 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
3 4 (12.12%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) VxWorks
5 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Scrum
3 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Defect Management
4 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.15%) CRM
4 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
4 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Coaching
5 4 (12.12%) Data Transformation
5 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Process Management
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Test Management
5 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Groovy
3 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Scala
4 2 (6.06%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) Ruby
5 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (6.06%) Pega
3 2 (6.06%) QNX
4 1 (3.03%) Luciad
4 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.03%) Xamarin