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 3 months to 22 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 38 34
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 3 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.82% 1.77% 2.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.52% 14.00% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £338 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £450 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £495 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 46 50 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 12.53% 12.66% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 34
Median daily rate £450 £428 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +31.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 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
Northampton +6 3 £338 -25.00%
JIRA
East Midlands

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

1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Spring
2 9 (60.00%) Ajax
2 9 (60.00%) jQuery
2 9 (60.00%) JSON
2 9 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) J2EE
2 9 (60.00%) SOAP
2 9 (60.00%) IntelliJ
2 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (46.67%) Gradle
3 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (46.67%) JProfiler
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
3 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
3 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
3 7 (46.67%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) XSLT
3 7 (46.67%) OO
3 7 (46.67%) RAD
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) JUnit
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) JPA
3 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing

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 4 (26.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
2 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (60.00%) IntelliJ
2 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
2 7 (46.67%) Gradle
2 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (46.67%) JProfiler
2 7 (46.67%) JUnit
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Finance Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Software Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) CMS Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Ajax
1 9 (60.00%) J2EE
1 9 (60.00%) jQuery
1 9 (60.00%) JSON
1 9 (60.00%) SOAP
1 9 (60.00%) Spring
2 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
2 7 (46.67%) JPA
2 7 (46.67%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) XSLT
3 5 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) EJB
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) JSP
4 2 (13.33%) Servlets
4 2 (13.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
2 7 (46.67%) OO
2 7 (46.67%) RAD
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CBAP
1 3 (20.00%) IIBA
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
1 7 (46.67%) Perforce
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian