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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 32 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 3 36 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.05% 8.76% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.34% 53.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 26 0
Average daily rate £375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +24.03%
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
29 67 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.10% 16.30% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 46 13
Average daily rate £300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £340 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 1 £375 +7.14%
Corby - 1 £400 -
JIRA
East Midlands

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Confluence
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) B2C
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 2 (25.00%) Docker
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) VersionOne

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) Confluence
2 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) VersionOne
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) LINQ
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) B2C
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
2 1 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (12.50%) hybris
2 1 (12.50%) SAP