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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 70 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.01% 0.096% 0.099%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.62% 1.69% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
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£350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
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 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +125.00%
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
113 59 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.54% 5.64% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 40 73
Average daily rate £375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 - 4 £280 - 1
High Wycombe - 1 £195 -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 10 (52.63%) Selenium
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (36.84%) QA
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 5 (26.32%) BDD
6 5 (26.32%) Subversion
6 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (26.32%) XML
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
7 4 (21.05%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
7 4 (21.05%) HTML5
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Degree
8 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (15.79%) WatiN

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Joomla!
1 1 (5.26%) WordPress
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) Subversion
3 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
4 3 (15.79%) WatiN
5 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
6 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
6 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
1 5 (26.32%) CSS
1 5 (26.32%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) jQuery
2 4 (21.05%) HTML5
3 3 (15.79%) Ajax
3 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) Sass
4 2 (10.53%) LESS
4 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) WCF
5 1 (5.26%) WPF
5 1 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (5.26%) LINQ
5 1 (5.26%) Yii
5 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Telematics
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
4 5 (26.32%) BDD
4 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Workflow
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) MVC
7 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Management
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
8 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Android Development
8 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C#
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) ActionScript
4 1 (5.26%) PHP5
4 1 (5.26%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) HND
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Telerik
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Rackspace