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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 36 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.63% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 51.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
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
70 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.79% 6.87% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 14 4
Average daily rate £350 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
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 23 January 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 - 35 £350 - 5
JIRA
East Midlands

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 33 (71.74%) Jenkins
2 28 (60.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (58.70%) Docker
3 27 (58.70%) DevOps
3 27 (58.70%) TeamCity
4 25 (54.35%) Vagrant
5 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (47.83%) Banking
7 21 (45.65%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (30.43%) Project Management
9 12 (26.09%) Incident Management
9 12 (26.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (17.39%) Finance
10 8 (17.39%) Oracle
10 8 (17.39%) SQL
10 8 (17.39%) MS Visio
10 8 (17.39%) Toad
10 8 (17.39%) Data Analysis
10 8 (17.39%) Data Management
10 8 (17.39%) Data Mapping
11 7 (15.22%) Selenium
11 7 (15.22%) GoldenSource
12 6 (13.04%) Maven
12 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
12 6 (13.04%) Web Testing
12 6 (13.04%) ISEB
12 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
13 5 (10.87%) Java
14 4 (8.70%) BDD
14 4 (8.70%) Reference Data

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (4.35%) Apache
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.35%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (71.74%) Jenkins
2 28 (60.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (58.70%) TeamCity
4 8 (17.39%) Toad
5 7 (15.22%) Selenium
6 6 (13.04%) Maven
6 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.35%) Subversion
8 1 (2.17%) RSpec
8 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (47.83%) Banking
2 8 (17.39%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Environment Manager
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Data Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Data Modeller
5 3 (6.52%) Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) HTML
1 2 (4.35%) CSS
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
1 2 (4.35%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (4.35%) jQuery
1 2 (4.35%) RESTful
1 2 (4.35%) iOS SDK
1 2 (4.35%) CSS3
1 2 (4.35%) Laravel
1 2 (4.35%) HTML5
1 2 (4.35%) Android SDK
2 1 (2.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Reference Data
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) iPad
3 1 (2.17%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
1 2 (4.35%) Android
1 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
1 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) DevOps
2 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (45.65%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (30.43%) Project Management
5 12 (26.09%) Incident Management
5 12 (26.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (17.39%) Data Analysis
6 8 (17.39%) Data Management
6 8 (17.39%) Data Mapping
7 6 (13.04%) Web Testing
8 4 (8.70%) BDD
9 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.52%) Scrum
10 2 (4.35%) MVC
10 2 (4.35%) Manual Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.35%) TDD
10 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (4.35%) Android Development
10 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) Objective-C
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
1 6 (13.04%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (58.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (54.35%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) GoldenSource
3 2 (4.35%) Zend