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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 71 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.75% - 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.09% - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +137.50%
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
99 84 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.29% 7.69% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 52 78
Average daily rate £375 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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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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 £285 - 3
High Wycombe - 1 £195 -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 7 (35.00%) Finance
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) Subversion
2 6 (30.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) QA
3 5 (25.00%) jQuery
3 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (25.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) BDD
4 4 (20.00%) Ajax
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) MS Office
5 3 (15.00%) .NET
5 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Test Management
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) Subversion
3 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (10.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (10.00%) Bugzilla
6 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
6 1 (5.00%) WatiN
6 1 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) UI Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) CSS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) User Experience Developer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
1 6 (30.00%) CSS
2 5 (25.00%) HTML5
2 5 (25.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) Ajax
4 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) LESS
4 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (10.00%) Sass
5 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
5 2 (10.00%) XML-RPC
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) WCF
6 1 (5.00%) WPF
6 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (5.00%) LINQ
6 1 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (20.00%) BDD
3 3 (15.00%) Test Management
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) TDD
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C#
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (5.00%) PHP5
3 1 (5.00%) PHP4
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Telerik
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle