The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 42 73 74
Rank change year-on-year +31 +1  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 46 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.52% 0.68% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.99% 7.00% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 16
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £362
% change year-on-year +0.12% +10.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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

Contract Development Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 177 100 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.39% 9.73% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 59 71
Median daily rate £350 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £38.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -4.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Buckinghamshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Buckinghamshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Buckinghamshire

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in Buckinghamshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +23 31 £350 -6.66% 3
Aylesbury - 1 - -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 51 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.78%) Java
3 29 (43.28%) Jenkins
4 26 (38.81%) Finance
5 22 (32.84%) Git (software)
6 21 (31.34%) Scrum
7 20 (29.85%) SQL
8 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (25.37%) QA
10 14 (20.90%) Selenium
10 14 (20.90%) Banking
11 13 (19.40%) Web Services
11 13 (19.40%) Mobile App
11 13 (19.40%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (14.93%) Docker
12 10 (14.93%) Internet
12 10 (14.93%) Functional Testing
13 9 (13.43%) Confluence
13 9 (13.43%) Android
13 9 (13.43%) Spring
13 9 (13.43%) Project Management
13 9 (13.43%) Unix
13 9 (13.43%) DevOps
14 8 (11.94%) QA Automation
14 8 (11.94%) SonarQube
14 8 (11.94%) Defect Management
14 8 (11.94%) Linux
14 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
14 8 (11.94%) SOA
14 8 (11.94%) TDD

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 9 (13.43%) Confluence
2 6 (8.96%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.48%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (4.48%) IIS
3 3 (4.48%) LiveCycle
3 3 (4.48%) SAS
3 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.49%) nginx
5 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Staffware
2 2 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) PaaS
2 5 (7.46%) OpenShift
3 4 (5.97%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.99%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.99%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Internet
2 4 (5.97%) LDAP
3 3 (4.48%) Intranet
4 2 (2.99%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) Big Data
2 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.48%) DB2
3 3 (4.48%) Hazelcast
3 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.99%) Endeca
5 1 (1.49%) GIS
5 1 (1.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.49%) Redis
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.49%) Spark SQL
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 29 (43.28%) Jenkins
2 22 (32.84%) Git (software)
3 14 (20.90%) Selenium
4 13 (19.40%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (11.94%) SonarQube
6 6 (8.96%) Maven
7 5 (7.46%) Calabash
7 5 (7.46%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.97%) Subversion
9 3 (4.48%) Appium
9 3 (4.48%) Bitbucket
9 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.48%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.99%) Ant
10 2 (2.99%) GitLab
10 2 (2.99%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.99%) JMeter
10 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (38.81%) Finance
2 14 (20.90%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Tester
4 8 (11.94%) QA Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) QA Automation Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Agile Scrum Master
7 5 (7.46%) Scrum Master
8 4 (5.97%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.97%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Process Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Project Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) QA Tester
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) Web Services
2 9 (13.43%) Spring
3 7 (10.45%) HTML
3 7 (10.45%) Java EE
3 7 (10.45%) REST
3 7 (10.45%) SOAP
4 6 (8.96%) XML
5 5 (7.46%) CSS
6 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.48%) Grails
7 3 (4.48%) jQuery
7 3 (4.48%) JSP
7 3 (4.48%) Node.js
7 3 (4.48%) Play Framework
7 3 (4.48%) RESTful
7 3 (4.48%) Spring MVC
8 2 (2.99%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.99%) HTML5
8 2 (2.99%) JSTL
8 2 (2.99%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) User Experience
5 2 (2.99%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.49%) FMCG
6 1 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.49%) iPad
6 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Android
1 9 (13.43%) Unix
2 8 (11.94%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.97%) Windows
4 3 (4.48%) zOS
5 2 (2.99%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) Scrum
3 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (14.93%) Functional Testing
5 9 (13.43%) DevOps
5 9 (13.43%) Project Management
6 8 (11.94%) Agile Project Management
6 8 (11.94%) Defect Management
6 8 (11.94%) QA Automation
6 8 (11.94%) SOA
6 8 (11.94%) TDD
7 7 (10.45%) Automated Testing
7 7 (10.45%) Coaching
7 7 (10.45%) Kanban
7 7 (10.45%) Regression Testing
8 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.96%) UML
8 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.46%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) Java
2 20 (29.85%) SQL
3 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.96%) Ruby
5 5 (7.46%) Python
5 5 (7.46%) Scala
6 4 (5.97%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.97%) VB
7 3 (4.48%) C++
7 3 (4.48%) Groovy
8 2 (2.99%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.99%) C#
8 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.49%) ES6
9 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) APMG
2 3 (4.48%) ISEB
2 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) ACCA
3 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.99%) CIMA
3 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.37%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Docker
2 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Ansible
2 4 (5.97%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.49%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle
2 4 (5.97%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (4.48%) Adobe
3 3 (4.48%) Cloudera
3 3 (4.48%) Cognos
3 3 (4.48%) ILOG
4 2 (2.99%) Coremetrics
4 2 (2.99%) Google
4 2 (2.99%) hybris
4 2 (2.99%) PayPal
4 2 (2.99%) Pega
4 2 (2.99%) QNX
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) Luciad
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Xamarin
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