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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 57 84
Rank change year-on-year +15 +27  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 48 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.70% 1.78% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.62% 20.00% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 8
Median daily rate £340 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £475 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +8.82% +37.09%  

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 222 85 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.74% 8.90% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 55 77
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.66% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

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 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 +15 38 £330 -12.00% 5
High Wycombe +2 1 £370 +73.09%
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 82 (87.23%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (62.77%) Java
3 51 (54.26%) Git (software)
4 50 (53.19%) Jenkins
5 44 (46.81%) Test Automation
6 41 (43.62%) TDD
7 40 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (39.36%) SQL
8 37 (39.36%) Web Services
9 34 (36.17%) QA
10 33 (35.11%) REST
10 33 (35.11%) SOAP
11 29 (30.85%) Finance
12 28 (29.79%) Banking
12 28 (29.79%) Internet
13 26 (27.66%) Scrum
13 26 (27.66%) Mobile App
14 25 (26.60%) Selenium
15 20 (21.28%) JavaScript
16 19 (20.21%) Retail
17 18 (19.15%) Ruby
17 18 (19.15%) Node.js
17 18 (19.15%) Calabash
17 18 (19.15%) Docker
18 17 (18.09%) Functional Testing
18 17 (18.09%) Confluence
19 16 (17.02%) MongoDB
19 16 (17.02%) AngularJS
20 15 (15.96%) Android
20 15 (15.96%) RESTful

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 17 (18.09%) Confluence
2 6 (6.38%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.19%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (3.19%) IIS
3 3 (3.19%) LiveCycle
3 3 (3.19%) SAS
3 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.06%) Apache
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.06%) nginx
5 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Staffware
2 2 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.83%) OpenShift
2 8 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.19%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.13%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.13%) Google Checkout
5 2 (2.13%) PaaS
5 2 (2.13%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.79%) Internet
2 4 (4.26%) LDAP
3 3 (3.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.45%) Redis
3 5 (5.32%) Hazelcast
4 3 (3.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.19%) Big Data
4 3 (3.19%) DB2
4 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.13%) Endeca
5 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.06%) Spark SQL
6 1 (1.06%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 51 (54.26%) Git (software)
2 50 (53.19%) Jenkins
3 25 (26.60%) Selenium
4 18 (19.15%) Calabash
5 14 (14.89%) Cucumber
5 14 (14.89%) Protractor
6 13 (13.83%) Maven
7 12 (12.77%) GitLab
7 12 (12.77%) Mocha
8 11 (11.70%) Bitbucket
9 10 (10.64%) Karma Test Runner
10 9 (9.57%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (8.51%) Appium
11 8 (8.51%) SonarQube
11 8 (8.51%) WebDriver
12 7 (7.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (5.32%) Jasmine
13 5 (5.32%) JUnit
14 4 (4.26%) JMeter
14 4 (4.26%) Mockito
General
1 29 (30.85%) Finance
2 28 (29.79%) Banking
3 19 (20.21%) Retail
4 14 (14.89%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Games
6 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (29.79%) Tester
2 24 (25.53%) Automation Tester
3 19 (20.21%) Analyst
3 19 (20.21%) Developer
4 14 (14.89%) QA Tester
5 13 (13.83%) Java Developer
5 13 (13.83%) QA Automation Tester
6 7 (7.45%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) QA Automation Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) QA Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Architect
9 4 (4.26%) Process Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Banking Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.19%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (39.36%) Web Services
2 33 (35.11%) REST
2 33 (35.11%) SOAP
3 18 (19.15%) Node.js
4 16 (17.02%) AngularJS
5 15 (15.96%) RESTful
6 13 (13.83%) Spring
7 10 (10.64%) Chai
8 8 (8.51%) HTML
9 6 (6.38%) Java EE
10 5 (5.32%) CSS
10 5 (5.32%) Grails
10 5 (5.32%) Play Framework
10 5 (5.32%) Spring Boot
11 4 (4.26%) Angular 2
11 4 (4.26%) React
12 3 (3.19%) jQuery
12 3 (3.19%) JSP
12 3 (3.19%) Spring MVC
12 3 (3.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.66%) Mobile App
2 10 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.19%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (3.19%) User Experience
5 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.13%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.06%) FMCG
6 1 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.06%) iPad
6 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.96%) Android
2 10 (10.64%) Windows
3 9 (9.57%) Apple iOS
4 8 (8.51%) Unix
5 7 (7.45%) Mac OS X
6 6 (6.38%) Linux
7 3 (3.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (87.23%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (46.81%) Test Automation
3 41 (43.62%) TDD
4 40 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (27.66%) Scrum
6 17 (18.09%) Functional Testing
7 15 (15.96%) SDLC
8 14 (14.89%) BDD
9 13 (13.83%) Open Source
10 12 (12.77%) DevOps
11 11 (11.70%) SOA
12 10 (10.64%) QA Automation
13 8 (8.51%) Build Automation
13 8 (8.51%) Dependency Management
13 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
13 8 (8.51%) Workflow
14 7 (7.45%) MVC
14 7 (7.45%) OO
14 7 (7.45%) Unit Testing
15 6 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (62.77%) Java
2 37 (39.36%) SQL
3 20 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 18 (19.15%) Ruby
5 13 (13.83%) Python
5 13 (13.83%) VB
6 8 (8.51%) Apple Swift
7 7 (7.45%) Scala
8 6 (6.38%) C#
9 5 (5.32%) C++
10 3 (3.19%) Groovy
11 1 (1.06%) ES6
11 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.26%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.19%) APMG
4 3 (3.19%) ISEB
4 3 (3.19%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.13%) ACCA
5 2 (2.13%) CIMA
6 1 (1.06%) HND
6 1 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (36.17%) QA
2 4 (4.26%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (19.15%) Docker
2 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) Ansible
2 4 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.06%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (9.57%) IBM
2 7 (7.45%) Oracle
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.19%) Adobe
4 3 (3.19%) Cloudera
4 3 (3.19%) Cognos
4 3 (3.19%) ILOG
5 2 (2.13%) Coremetrics
5 2 (2.13%) Google
5 2 (2.13%) hybris
5 2 (2.13%) PayPal
5 2 (2.13%) Pega
6 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.06%) HP
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.06%) SAP
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