Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 22 July 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 51 53
Rank change year-on-year +31 +2 -5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 51 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.46% 1.48% 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.87% 11.83% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 9
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £306 £298
90th Percentile £475 £475 £498
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £350 £415
% change year-on-year +17.14% -15.66% +12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £32.50
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £38.00

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 183 93 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 23.16% 12.52% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 62 85
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.94% +15.71%
10th Percentile £327 £313 £289
90th Percentile £481 £500 £563
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.50
10th Percentile £42.50 - £31.25
90th Percentile £47.50 - £33.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £42.75
% change year-on-year -0.58% - +22.14%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Northamptonshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Northamptonshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Northamptonshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. 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
Northampton +22 41 £385 +14.07%
Kettering - 1 £410 -
JIRA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 25 (49.02%) Confluence
4 24 (47.06%) HTML
4 24 (47.06%) CSS
5 23 (45.10%) Finance
6 21 (41.18%) Scrum
6 21 (41.18%) Java
7 18 (35.29%) Android
7 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
8 17 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 16 (31.37%) Jenkins
9 16 (31.37%) Unit Testing
10 15 (29.41%) Test Automation
11 14 (27.45%) HTML5
11 14 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (25.49%) CA Agile Central
13 12 (23.53%) Node.js
14 11 (21.57%) Gradle
14 11 (21.57%) CSS3
14 11 (21.57%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (19.61%) User Stories
15 10 (19.61%) Apple iOS
15 10 (19.61%) Axure RP
15 10 (19.61%) Rapid Prototyping
15 10 (19.61%) User Experience
15 10 (19.61%) Guerrilla Testing
15 10 (19.61%) InVision
15 10 (19.61%) Wireframes
15 10 (19.61%) Prototyping

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 25 (49.02%) Confluence
2 6 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (9.80%) Apache
3 5 (9.80%) JBoss
3 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) InVision
2 9 (17.65%) UserZoom
3 1 (1.96%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) npm
2 2 (3.92%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.96%) PaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) SSL
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) DSL
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) IPsec
2 1 (1.96%) SMS
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.92%) Big Data
3 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) HBase
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 16 (31.37%) Jenkins
3 11 (21.57%) Gradle
4 10 (19.61%) Axure RP
5 8 (15.69%) JSUnit
5 8 (15.69%) Selenium
6 5 (9.80%) CA Release Automation
6 5 (9.80%) JUnit
7 4 (7.84%) IntelliJ
7 4 (7.84%) Maven
8 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.88%) HP UFT
8 3 (5.88%) NetBeans
8 3 (5.88%) Subversion
9 2 (3.92%) gulp
9 2 (3.92%) SonarQube
9 2 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.92%) TestRail
10 1 (1.96%) MSI
General
1 23 (45.10%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Marketing
3 7 (13.73%) Banking
3 7 (13.73%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Android Developer
3 7 (13.73%) UI Developer
4 6 (11.76%) User Experience Researcher
5 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) React Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Programmer
7 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Scrum Master
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) UI Programmer
7 2 (3.92%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) CSS
1 24 (47.06%) HTML
2 17 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 14 (27.45%) HTML5
4 12 (23.53%) Node.js
5 11 (21.57%) CSS3
6 8 (15.69%) Android SDK
6 8 (15.69%) React
6 8 (15.69%) RESTful
7 7 (13.73%) J2EE
8 5 (9.80%) jQuery
8 5 (9.80%) XML
9 4 (7.84%) Ajax
9 4 (7.84%) REST
9 4 (7.84%) SOAP
9 4 (7.84%) Spring
9 4 (7.84%) Web Services
10 3 (5.88%) Android NDK
10 3 (5.88%) Spring Boot
10 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (19.61%) User Experience
3 3 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Android
2 10 (19.61%) Apple iOS
3 8 (15.69%) Unix
4 5 (9.80%) Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) Scrum
3 16 (31.37%) Unit Testing
4 15 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 11 (21.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (19.61%) Benchmarking
6 10 (19.61%) Cognitive Psychology
6 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (19.61%) Guerrilla Testing
6 10 (19.61%) Human Factors
6 10 (19.61%) Prototyping
6 10 (19.61%) Psychology
6 10 (19.61%) Rapid Prototyping
6 10 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (19.61%) Task Model
6 10 (19.61%) Usability Testing
6 10 (19.61%) User Stories
6 10 (19.61%) Wireframes
7 9 (17.65%) Co-Creation
7 9 (17.65%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 21 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (13.73%) Python
4 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.80%) SQL
6 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.88%) C
7 3 (5.88%) C++
8 2 (3.92%) Groovy
9 1 (1.96%) AWK
9 1 (1.96%) C#
9 1 (1.96%) Java 8
9 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) PMO
2 1 (1.96%) PSD2
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.96%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (9.80%) logstash
3 3 (5.88%) collectd
3 3 (5.88%) Grafana
3 3 (5.88%) Graphite
3 3 (5.88%) Kibana
3 3 (5.88%) Puppet
4 2 (3.92%) Ansible
4 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.96%) Mesos
5 1 (1.96%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (5.88%) Ab Initio
3 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.92%) Capita
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.96%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Infoblox
4 1 (1.96%) McAfee
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.96%) Splunk
4 1 (1.96%) Symantec