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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 26 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 14 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.62% 0.28% -
As % of the Development Applications category 40.00% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
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
35 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.04% 8.19% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 8
Average daily rate £325 £280 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £400 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 - 9 £325 - 1
JIRA
East Midlands

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Confluence
3 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (40.00%) User Stories
4 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (30.00%) DevOps
4 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle
4 6 (30.00%) Test Management
4 6 (30.00%) Ruby
4 6 (30.00%) Endeca
5 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) User Experience
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.00%) Banking
7 3 (15.00%) yum
7 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.00%) hybris
8 2 (10.00%) Demandware
8 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (10.00%) Kanban
8 2 (10.00%) Magento
8 2 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (10.00%) Retail

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (55.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Magento
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Velocity
2 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (40.00%) User Stories
3 6 (30.00%) Test Management
3 6 (30.00%) DevOps
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) B2C
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Use Case
6 2 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (10.00%) Kanban
6 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Release Management
7 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
1 6 (30.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.00%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
1 6 (30.00%) Endeca
2 2 (10.00%) hybris
2 2 (10.00%) Demandware
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) ATG
3 1 (5.00%) Perforce
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Spier Consulting Ltd
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