Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 16 August 2018 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 38 75
Rank change year-on-year 0 +37 +33
Contract jobs citing JIRA 73 91 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.86% 5.55% 1.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.84% 25.42% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 37 13
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £300 £251 £308
90th Percentile £497 £431 £513
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 272 358 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.11% 21.82% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 134 70
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £304 £300 £262
90th Percentile £538 £519 £513
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +13.33% +13.64% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £25.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year -36.36% +31.74% -1.76%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Milton Keynes

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Milton Keynes

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 49 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (53.42%) Jenkins
3 35 (47.95%) Git (software)
4 32 (43.84%) Confluence
5 28 (38.36%) Java
6 27 (36.99%) SQL
7 26 (35.62%) Web Services
7 26 (35.62%) Python
8 25 (34.25%) Test Automation
9 23 (31.51%) REST
9 23 (31.51%) SOAP
9 23 (31.51%) Linux
10 21 (28.77%) Finance
10 21 (28.77%) Ruby
10 21 (28.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (26.03%) OpenShift
11 19 (26.03%) QA
11 19 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (26.03%) TDD
12 18 (24.66%) Open Source
13 14 (19.18%) XML
13 14 (19.18%) IBM
13 14 (19.18%) Tomcat
13 14 (19.18%) Mobile App
13 14 (19.18%) Redis
13 14 (19.18%) Docker
13 14 (19.18%) DevOps
14 13 (17.81%) MongoDB
14 13 (17.81%) JSON
15 12 (16.44%) Banking

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (43.84%) Confluence
2 14 (19.18%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.22%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (6.85%) IIS
4 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.74%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.37%) CMS
6 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (6.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.37%) InVision
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.37%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.74%) SAP MM
1 2 (2.74%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.37%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.03%) OpenShift
2 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.11%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.37%) IaaS
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.37%) npm
4 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) Internet
2 5 (6.85%) SAN
3 2 (2.74%) HTTP
4 1 (1.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) Redis
2 13 (17.81%) MongoDB
3 12 (16.44%) NuoDB
4 10 (13.70%) NoSQL
4 10 (13.70%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (12.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (12.33%) MySQL
6 6 (8.22%) DB2
7 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.74%) Big Data
8 2 (2.74%) Data Mart
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (1.37%) MS Access
9 1 (1.37%) QlikView
9 1 (1.37%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (1.37%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 39 (53.42%) Jenkins
2 35 (47.95%) Git (software)
3 12 (16.44%) Selenium
4 10 (13.70%) Cucumber
4 10 (13.70%) GitLab
5 9 (12.33%) Calabash
6 6 (8.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (8.22%) Bitbucket
6 6 (8.22%) WebDriver
7 5 (6.85%) Appium
7 5 (6.85%) Maven
8 4 (5.48%) Artifactory
8 4 (5.48%) SonarQube
8 4 (5.48%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (5.48%) Zephyr
9 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.11%) git-flow
10 2 (2.74%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.74%) LoadRunner
10 2 (2.74%) Mocha
General
1 21 (28.77%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Banking
3 7 (9.59%) Retail
4 6 (8.22%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Automotive
6 1 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Tester
2 13 (17.81%) Analyst
2 13 (17.81%) Automation Tester
3 11 (15.07%) QA Automation Tester
3 11 (15.07%) QA Tester
4 8 (10.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Java Automation Tester
5 6 (8.22%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.22%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Junior
6 5 (6.85%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Python Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Junior Project Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Implementation Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Project Implementation Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.62%) Web Services
2 23 (31.51%) REST
2 23 (31.51%) SOAP
3 14 (19.18%) XML
4 13 (17.81%) JSON
5 12 (16.44%) RESTful
6 11 (15.07%) AngularJS
7 10 (13.70%) RAML
7 10 (13.70%) Swagger
7 10 (13.70%) YAML
8 9 (12.33%) LAMP
8 9 (12.33%) LAPP Stack
8 9 (12.33%) Node.js
9 8 (10.96%) Middleware
10 2 (2.74%) Chai
10 2 (2.74%) Gherkin
10 2 (2.74%) HTML
10 2 (2.74%) Spring
11 1 (1.37%) CSS
11 1 (1.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Mobile App
2 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.33%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (9.59%) Mainframe
5 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.11%) Blog
6 3 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.37%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Linux
2 9 (12.33%) Android
3 8 (10.96%) Apple iOS
4 6 (8.22%) Unix
5 5 (6.85%) Mac OS X
5 5 (6.85%) Solaris
5 5 (6.85%) Windows
5 5 (6.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (34.25%) Test Automation
3 21 (28.77%) Continuous Delivery
4 19 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (26.03%) TDD
5 18 (24.66%) Open Source
6 14 (19.18%) DevOps
7 11 (15.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (13.70%) Functional Testing
8 10 (13.70%) Scrum
8 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.33%) Test Scripting
10 8 (10.96%) Build Automation
10 8 (10.96%) SDLC
11 7 (9.59%) User Stories
12 6 (8.22%) Defect Management
12 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
12 6 (8.22%) Kanban
12 6 (8.22%) Performance Testing
12 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.36%) Java
2 27 (36.99%) SQL
3 26 (35.62%) Python
4 21 (28.77%) Ruby
5 12 (16.44%) Bash Shell
6 8 (10.96%) Groovy
7 6 (8.22%) VB
8 5 (6.85%) Apple Swift
9 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.74%) C++
10 2 (2.74%) R
11 1 (1.37%) C#
11 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.37%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
1 3 (4.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.74%) ISEB
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.03%) QA
2 5 (6.85%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (19.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (16.44%) Ansible
2 7 (9.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) IBM
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle
4 4 (5.48%) hybris
4 4 (5.48%) Tableau
5 3 (4.11%) Alteryx
5 3 (4.11%) SAP
6 2 (2.74%) New Relic
6 2 (2.74%) Remedy
6 2 (2.74%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.37%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.37%) Cadence
7 1 (1.37%) Google
7 1 (1.37%) Informatica
7 1 (1.37%) Nuxeo
7 1 (1.37%) Planview
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat