Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 51 43
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 +11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 6 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.90% 2.31% 2.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.67% 14.84% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 10
Northamptonshire median daily rate £450 £435 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +20.00% +16.00%
10th Percentile £345 £313 £313
90th Percentile £510 £523 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £394 £375 £373
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.67% +12.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 90 128 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 13.43% 15.59% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 94 59
Northamptonshire median daily rate £420 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £283
90th Percentile £500 £571 £498
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +88.89% -40.00%

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 18 October 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 6 months to 18 October 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
Northampton -9 2 £513 +13.89% 2
JIRA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Confluence
4 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Capita
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Psychology
4 1 (16.67%) Human Factors
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) EJB

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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InVision
1 1 (16.67%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) TestRail
2 1 (16.67%) VersionOne
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Scrum Master
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
1 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
1 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) EJB
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
1 1 (16.67%) Servlets
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Cognitive Psychology
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Ethnographic Research
4 1 (16.67%) Ethnography
4 1 (16.67%) Guerrilla Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Human Factors
4 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 1 (16.67%) Psychology
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) Capita
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft