The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 30 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 14 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.40% 1.10% -
As % of the Development Applications category 29.17% 17.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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 £50.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
JIRA
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Development Applications Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
48 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.65% 6.30% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 13
Average daily rate £350 £280 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Northamptonshire region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Northampton - 12 £325 -
JIRA
East Midlands

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Confluence
3 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
3 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
4 8 (36.36%) User Stories
4 8 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (36.36%) DevOps
4 8 (36.36%) Ruby
5 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
5 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (27.27%) Test Management
6 6 (27.27%) Endeca
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) yum
7 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
8 4 (18.18%) User Experience
9 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.64%) B2C
9 3 (13.64%) hybris
9 3 (13.64%) Banking
10 2 (9.09%) Retail
10 2 (9.09%) Use Case
10 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (9.09%) Kanban
10 2 (9.09%) Magento
10 2 (9.09%) Degree
10 2 (9.09%) Velocity

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 14 (63.64%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Magento
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
2 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Velocity
2 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) JSP
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) XSD
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
3 8 (36.36%) User Stories
3 8 (36.36%) DevOps
4 6 (27.27%) Test Management
5 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) B2C
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) Kanban
7 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Use Case
7 2 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (4.55%) OO
8 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Ruby
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (22.73%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
1 6 (27.27%) Endeca
2 3 (13.64%) hybris
3 2 (9.09%) Demandware
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) ATG
4 1 (4.55%) SAP