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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.72% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 21.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +87.50%
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
47 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 12.81% 7.12% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 5
Average daily rate £450 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

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
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 22 October 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
Northampton - 1 £313 - 1
JIRA
East Midlands

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 7 (63.64%) Selenium
3 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 6 (54.55%) Web Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 6 (54.55%) Maven
3 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Apache
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
5 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (18.18%) Android SDK

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) Maven
2 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) RSpec
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Leader
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Android Developer
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
1 2 (18.18%) Android SDK
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (18.18%) iOS SDK
1 2 (18.18%) CSS3
1 2 (18.18%) Laravel
1 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Web Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (18.18%) Android Development
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) MBA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Zend