Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Atlassian JIRA
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 29 50
Rank change year-on-year +6 +21 +1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 49 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 7.14% 4.90% 1.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 54.44% 32.98% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 14 8
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £327 £254 £439
90th Percentile £551 £496 £600
East of England median daily rate £416 £450 £370
% change year-on-year -7.50% +21.62% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year -2.22% -14.29% -

JIRA is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 90 94 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.12% 14.85% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 56 22
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £321 £263 £319
90th Percentile £500 £494 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.22 £50.78 £48.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +5.67% +19.50%
10th Percentile £49.02 £50.78 £40.00
90th Percentile £50.75 £50.78 £53.51
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.89%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Bedfordshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Bedfordshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Bedfordshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -1 28 £450 -5.76%
Bedford +1 4 £400 -
Dunstable - 1 £410 -
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (65.31%) Confluence
3 25 (51.02%) Retail
4 21 (42.86%) Java
5 20 (40.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 20 (40.82%) Test Automation
6 19 (38.78%) Cucumber
7 18 (36.73%) QA
7 18 (36.73%) Ruby
8 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
8 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
9 16 (32.65%) Selenium
9 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (30.61%) RIA
10 15 (30.61%) TDD
10 15 (30.61%) Python
10 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (28.57%) WebDriver
11 14 (28.57%) Windows
11 14 (28.57%) SQL
12 13 (26.53%) Atlassian
12 13 (26.53%) Android
12 13 (26.53%) Apple iOS
12 13 (26.53%) Mobile App
13 12 (24.49%) TeamCity
13 12 (24.49%) Ant
13 12 (24.49%) E-Commerce
14 10 (20.41%) C#
15 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
15 9 (18.37%) Red Hat

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (65.31%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SessionCam
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.33%) Sauce Labs
3 3 (6.12%) Google Analytics
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.04%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.04%) PaaS
5 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Redis
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data
3 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 19 (38.78%) Cucumber
3 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
3 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
4 16 (32.65%) Selenium
5 14 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 12 (24.49%) Ant
6 12 (24.49%) TeamCity
7 9 (18.37%) Appium
8 8 (16.33%) Bitbucket
8 8 (16.33%) SoapUI
9 6 (12.24%) JBehave
9 6 (12.24%) JUnit
9 6 (12.24%) Maven
9 6 (12.24%) MSBuild
9 6 (12.24%) Protractor
9 6 (12.24%) SpecFlow
9 6 (12.24%) TestNG
10 5 (10.20%) Artifactory
10 5 (10.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (51.02%) Retail
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
2 8 (16.33%) Corporate Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Finance
4 3 (6.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Tester
2 11 (22.45%) Automation Tester
3 8 (16.33%) QA Automation Tester
3 8 (16.33%) QA Tester
4 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Developer in Test
7 4 (8.16%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Digital Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Ruby Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) .NET
1 8 (16.33%) REST
1 8 (16.33%) SOAP
1 8 (16.33%) Web Services
2 6 (12.24%) Middleware
3 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (6.12%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.08%) Node.js
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.04%) HTML
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.04%) Taurus
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) RIA
2 13 (26.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.08%) IVR
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) CMDB
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Android
2 13 (26.53%) Apple iOS
3 8 (16.33%) Mac OS X
4 5 (10.20%) Linux
5 2 (4.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) Test Automation
3 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (30.61%) TDD
5 12 (24.49%) E-Commerce
6 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
6 9 (18.37%) Functional Testing
6 9 (18.37%) SDET
7 8 (16.33%) BDD
7 8 (16.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 8 (16.33%) Defect Management
7 8 (16.33%) DevOps
7 8 (16.33%) QA Automation
8 6 (12.24%) ATDD
8 6 (12.24%) Change Management
8 6 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (12.24%) Feature Driven Development
8 6 (12.24%) Functional Programming
8 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.20%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) Java
2 18 (36.73%) Ruby
3 15 (30.61%) Python
4 14 (28.57%) SQL
5 10 (20.41%) C#
6 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
7 8 (16.33%) Apple Swift
8 7 (14.29%) Perl
9 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) ISEB
1 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.73%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Atlassian
2 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
3 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) HP
5 3 (6.12%) Ensighten
5 3 (6.12%) Google
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 3 (6.12%) Sitecore
6 2 (4.08%) Xamarin
7 1 (2.04%) CA
7 1 (2.04%) Chordiant
7 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.04%) hybris
7 1 (2.04%) KANA
7 1 (2.04%) Nimsoft
7 1 (2.04%) Pega
7 1 (2.04%) Remedy
7 1 (2.04%) Siebel
7 1 (2.04%) Tableau