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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 67 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 18 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.38% 0.67% -
As % of the Development Applications category 13.24% 7.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +150.00%
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
136 111 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.43% 9.34% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 65 46
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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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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 0 9 £500 +61.29% 2
High Wycombe +1 6 £344 +175.00%
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Scrum
2 13 (41.94%) C#
3 12 (38.71%) Test Scripting
3 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (32.26%) TDD
5 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
5 9 (29.03%) Web Services
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) SQL
6 8 (25.81%) .NET
6 8 (25.81%) Finance
7 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
7 7 (22.58%) XML
7 7 (22.58%) Windows
7 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (19.35%) User Stories
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (19.35%) Open Source
8 6 (19.35%) System Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Subversion
8 6 (19.35%) QA
8 6 (19.35%) WCF
8 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
8 6 (19.35%) HTML
8 6 (19.35%) Oracle
9 5 (16.13%) Internet
9 5 (16.13%) WinForms

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (12.90%) Confluence
1 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.68%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Internet
2 4 (12.90%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
4 4 (12.90%) Big Data
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
4 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
4 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (19.35%) Subversion
3 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
3 5 (16.13%) Selenium
4 4 (12.90%) Gradle
4 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.90%) Mercurial
4 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
4 4 (12.90%) Ant
4 4 (12.90%) JUnit
5 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
6 2 (6.45%) Axure RP
6 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.23%) NUnit
7 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (3.23%) Moq
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Test Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Tester
3 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Agile .NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.45%) iOS Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Web Services
2 8 (25.81%) .NET
3 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
3 7 (22.58%) XML
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (19.35%) WCF
4 6 (19.35%) HTML
5 5 (16.13%) WinForms
5 5 (16.13%) WPF
5 5 (16.13%) LINQ
5 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
5 5 (16.13%) Entity Framework
6 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.90%) Java EE
6 4 (12.90%) JSON
6 4 (12.90%) jQuery
6 4 (12.90%) Ajax
6 4 (12.90%) JMS
6 4 (12.90%) XHTML
6 4 (12.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Open Source
2 4 (12.90%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
3 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.45%) User Experience
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Online Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
5 1 (3.23%) Telematics
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Phone
4 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Scrum
3 12 (38.71%) Test Scripting
3 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (32.26%) TDD
5 6 (19.35%) User Stories
5 6 (19.35%) System Testing
5 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Integration Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Test Management
6 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
7 4 (12.90%) MapReduce
7 4 (12.90%) Software Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) OO
7 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.68%) ETL
8 3 (9.68%) Data Management
8 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.13%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
5 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) Ruby
6 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Vagrant
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Atlassian
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.68%) Tableau
5 2 (6.45%) Xamarin
5 2 (6.45%) Adobe
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) SAP