Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 81 132
Rank change year-on-year +47 +51 -20
Contract jobs citing JIRA 141 31 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.96% 1.79% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.70% 18.02% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 2
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +14.81% +6.30%
10th Percentile £281 £256 £316
90th Percentile £469 £513 £349
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £27.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £36.00 £39.37 £39.69
% change year-on-year -8.56% -0.79% -2.01%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 509 172 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.53% 9.93% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 81 107
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +7.41% -6.51%
10th Percentile £307 £263 £263
90th Percentile £529 £494 £463
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 £45.00 £31.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% +44.58% -26.76%
10th Percentile £26.00 £27.50 £17.49
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £43.66
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 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
Milton Keynes +33 100 £350 -16.67% 4
High Wycombe -3 8 £370 +51.02% 1
Aylesbury - 3 £450 -
Buckingham - 1 - -
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 94 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (45.39%) Git (software)
3 61 (43.26%) Jenkins
4 59 (41.84%) Java
5 51 (36.17%) Finance
6 45 (31.91%) Test Automation
7 44 (31.21%) Confluence
7 44 (31.21%) Banking
8 41 (29.08%) TDD
9 39 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (25.53%) JavaScript
11 34 (24.11%) Scrum
12 33 (23.40%) Selenium
13 32 (22.70%) SQL
14 31 (21.99%) QA
15 26 (18.44%) Web Services
16 25 (17.73%) Amazon AWS
16 25 (17.73%) BDD
17 22 (15.60%) SOAP
17 22 (15.60%) Cucumber
17 22 (15.60%) Hadoop
17 22 (15.60%) Maven
17 22 (15.60%) Big Data
17 22 (15.60%) DevOps
18 21 (14.89%) Internet
19 20 (14.18%) REST
20 19 (13.48%) Spring
21 18 (12.77%) Linux
22 17 (12.06%) Redis
22 17 (12.06%) Scala

JIRA
Co-occurring 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 44 (31.21%) Confluence
2 16 (11.35%) Apache Spark
3 13 (9.22%) OpenStack
4 12 (8.51%) WebSphere
5 9 (6.38%) CMS
6 6 (4.26%) Drupal
7 5 (3.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (3.55%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.84%) JBoss
8 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.84%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.42%) Apache
10 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (6.38%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.73%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.93%) PaaS
3 13 (9.22%) IaaS
3 13 (9.22%) OpenShift
4 8 (5.67%) Sauce Labs
5 6 (4.26%) BlazeMeter
5 6 (4.26%) Google Analytics
6 5 (3.55%) Google Checkout
7 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.42%) BrowserStack
8 2 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.42%) npm
8 2 (1.42%) Serverless
8 2 (1.42%) Slack
9 1 (0.71%) Akamai
9 1 (0.71%) GitHub
9 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.89%) Internet
2 9 (6.38%) Firewall
3 6 (4.26%) Intranet
4 4 (2.84%) HTTP
5 1 (0.71%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.60%) Big Data
1 22 (15.60%) Hadoop
2 17 (12.06%) Redis
3 14 (9.93%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (7.80%) MongoDB
4 11 (7.80%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.96%) NuoDB
6 6 (4.26%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.55%) Endeca
7 5 (3.55%) Impala
8 3 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.13%) Hazelcast
9 2 (1.42%) DataStax
9 2 (1.42%) DB2
9 2 (1.42%) MySQL
10 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 64 (45.39%) Git (software)
2 61 (43.26%) Jenkins
3 33 (23.40%) Selenium
4 22 (15.60%) Cucumber
4 22 (15.60%) Maven
5 16 (11.35%) Bitbucket
6 15 (10.64%) Eclipse
6 15 (10.64%) GitLab
7 14 (9.93%) WebDriver
8 12 (8.51%) Appium
8 12 (8.51%) JUnit
8 12 (8.51%) Protractor
9 11 (7.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (6.38%) Jasmine
11 9 (6.38%) Mockito
12 7 (4.96%) JMeter
12 7 (4.96%) Subversion
13 6 (4.26%) Gatling
13 6 (4.26%) Mocha
General
1 51 (36.17%) Finance
2 44 (31.21%) Banking
3 16 (11.35%) Retail
4 11 (7.80%) Retail Banking
5 9 (6.38%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.96%) Corporate Banking
7 5 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.84%) Automotive
8 4 (2.84%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.42%) Marketing
10 1 (0.71%) Electronics
10 1 (0.71%) Games
10 1 (0.71%) International Banking
10 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (34.75%) Developer
2 23 (16.31%) Java Developer
3 22 (15.60%) Tester
4 18 (12.77%) Analyst
4 18 (12.77%) Automation Tester
5 14 (9.93%) Architect
6 13 (9.22%) QA Tester
6 13 (9.22%) Test Architect
7 12 (8.51%) Applications Developer
8 11 (7.80%) QA Automation Tester
9 8 (5.67%) Test Analyst
10 7 (4.96%) Administrator
10 7 (4.96%) Angular Developer
10 7 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.96%) Java Automation Tester
10 7 (4.96%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.96%) Scala Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Web Administrator
11 6 (4.26%) Apache Spark Developer
11 6 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.44%) Web Services
2 22 (15.60%) SOAP
3 20 (14.18%) REST
4 19 (13.48%) Spring
5 15 (10.64%) HTML
6 14 (9.93%) AngularJS
6 14 (9.93%) RESTful
7 9 (6.38%) Hibernate
7 9 (6.38%) Node.js
7 9 (6.38%) Spring Boot
8 8 (5.67%) .NET
8 8 (5.67%) Java EE
8 8 (5.67%) JSP
9 7 (4.96%) CSS
9 7 (4.96%) Kafka
9 7 (4.96%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (4.26%) Taurus
11 5 (3.55%) EJB
11 5 (3.55%) JSON
11 5 (3.55%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.80%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (1.42%) Robotics
4 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.71%) Fintech
4 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.71%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.77%) Linux
2 17 (12.06%) Unix
2 17 (12.06%) Windows
3 13 (9.22%) Android
4 10 (7.09%) Apple iOS
4 10 (7.09%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (31.91%) Test Automation
3 41 (29.08%) TDD
4 39 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (24.11%) Scrum
6 25 (17.73%) BDD
7 22 (15.60%) DevOps
8 14 (9.93%) Open Source
8 14 (9.93%) SDLC
8 14 (9.93%) Workflow
9 13 (9.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (9.22%) Data Entry
9 13 (9.22%) E-Commerce
9 13 (9.22%) Mentoring
9 13 (9.22%) MVC
9 13 (9.22%) Performance Testing
9 13 (9.22%) Unit Testing
10 11 (7.80%) SOA
11 10 (7.09%) Functional Testing
11 10 (7.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 59 (41.84%) Java
2 36 (25.53%) JavaScript
3 32 (22.70%) SQL
4 17 (12.06%) Scala
5 16 (11.35%) Ruby
6 10 (7.09%) Apple Swift
7 8 (5.67%) Python
8 7 (4.96%) PHP
9 5 (3.55%) C#
9 5 (3.55%) Perl
10 4 (2.84%) VB
11 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.71%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.51%) Degree
2 5 (3.55%) ISEB
3 2 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.71%) MCPD
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.71%) OCA
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (21.99%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) GDPR
3 1 (0.71%) FATCA
3 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (10.64%) Docker
2 5 (3.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.67%) Ansible
3 2 (1.42%) Ambari
3 2 (1.42%) Control-M
3 2 (1.42%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.42%) Puppet
3 2 (1.42%) Terraform
4 1 (0.71%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (9.22%) IBM
2 11 (7.80%) Cloudera
2 11 (7.80%) Oracle
3 10 (7.09%) Atlassian
4 8 (5.67%) Google
4 8 (5.67%) HP
4 8 (5.67%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.55%) CA
6 5 (3.55%) Coremetrics
6 5 (3.55%) hybris
6 5 (3.55%) Nimsoft
6 5 (3.55%) PayPal
6 5 (3.55%) Remedy
7 4 (2.84%) Adobe
8 3 (2.13%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.13%) Pega
9 2 (1.42%) Blue Prism
9 2 (1.42%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com