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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 72 69 76
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.10% 1.47% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.91% 13.39% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 1
Average daily rate - £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
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
110 127 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.47% 10.96% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 75 54
Average daily rate £326 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.80% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £40.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Django
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) SQLAlchemy
2 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) Flask
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Django
1 1 (20.00%) Flask
1 1 (20.00%) SQLAlchemy
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Tableau