Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 55 50
Rank change year-on-year +27 -5 -7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 48 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.69% 0.88% 2.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.00% 6.67% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 4 11
Northamptonshire median daily rate £365 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.17% -27.78% +38.46%
10th Percentile £326 £306 £313
90th Percentile £415 £439 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £32.50
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £32.50

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 200 90 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 23.70% 13.18% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 62 89
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £330 £307 £313
90th Percentile £525 £500 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £48.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -11.46% +14.29% +86.67%

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 September 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 18 September 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 +15 39 £365 +12.17% 3
Kettering - 1 £410 - 1
JIRA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 27 (56.25%) Confluence
2 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (52.08%) Jenkins
3 23 (47.92%) Java
4 22 (45.83%) Git (software)
5 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 20 (41.67%) HTML
6 20 (41.67%) CSS
7 19 (39.58%) AngularJS
8 18 (37.50%) Test Automation
9 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (35.42%) HTML5
10 16 (33.33%) Unit Testing
10 16 (33.33%) Android
10 16 (33.33%) Gradle
11 15 (31.25%) Finance
11 15 (31.25%) Scrum
12 14 (29.17%) CSS3
12 14 (29.17%) DevOps
13 13 (27.08%) Android SDK
13 13 (27.08%) Android Development
14 10 (20.83%) Cryptography
14 10 (20.83%) C
14 10 (20.83%) C++
14 10 (20.83%) Android NDK
14 10 (20.83%) Ionic Framework
14 10 (20.83%) Secure Coding
15 9 (18.75%) Selenium
16 8 (16.67%) SSL
16 8 (16.67%) Node.js

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 27 (56.25%) Confluence
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
2 4 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.33%) JBoss
2 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) InVision
1 3 (6.25%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) OpenShift
2 3 (6.25%) npm
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.17%) IaaS
3 2 (4.17%) PaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) SSL
2 4 (8.33%) DHCP
2 4 (8.33%) DNS
2 4 (8.33%) HTTP
2 4 (8.33%) IPsec
2 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) DSL
4 1 (2.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.17%) NuoDB
2 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.17%) Redis
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) HBase
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (52.08%) Jenkins
2 22 (45.83%) Git (software)
3 16 (33.33%) Gradle
4 9 (18.75%) Selenium
5 4 (8.33%) Bitbucket
5 4 (8.33%) CA Release Automation
5 4 (8.33%) JSUnit
5 4 (8.33%) JUnit
5 4 (8.33%) Maven
6 3 (6.25%) Axure RP
6 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.25%) HP UFT
6 3 (6.25%) IntelliJ
6 3 (6.25%) NetBeans
6 3 (6.25%) Subversion
7 2 (4.17%) SonarQube
7 2 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (4.17%) TestRail
8 1 (2.08%) Artifactory
8 1 (2.08%) gulp
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 6 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) UI Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.17%) DevOps Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) React Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Scrum Master
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Data Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Payments Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) CSS
1 20 (41.67%) HTML
2 19 (39.58%) AngularJS
3 17 (35.42%) HTML5
4 14 (29.17%) CSS3
5 13 (27.08%) Android SDK
6 10 (20.83%) Android NDK
6 10 (20.83%) Ionic Framework
7 8 (16.67%) Node.js
8 6 (12.50%) J2EE
9 4 (8.33%) jQuery
9 4 (8.33%) React
9 4 (8.33%) RESTful
9 4 (8.33%) XML
10 3 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (6.25%) Middleware
10 3 (6.25%) Spring
10 3 (6.25%) Spring Boot
10 3 (6.25%) Swagger
10 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Android
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 15 (31.25%) Scrum
6 14 (29.17%) DevOps
7 13 (27.08%) Android Development
8 10 (20.83%) Cryptography
8 10 (20.83%) Secure Coding
9 7 (14.58%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (14.58%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 5 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (8.33%) Kanban
12 4 (8.33%) Open Source
12 4 (8.33%) TDD
13 3 (6.25%) Human Factors
13 3 (6.25%) Psychology
13 3 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
13 3 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) Java
2 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.83%) C
3 10 (20.83%) C++
4 5 (10.42%) Python
5 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.25%) SQL
7 2 (4.17%) Groovy
7 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) AWK
8 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) ISEB
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) PMO
2 1 (2.08%) PSD2
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Ansible
1 5 (10.42%) Kubernetes
1 5 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.33%) logstash
3 3 (6.25%) collectd
3 3 (6.25%) Grafana
3 3 (6.25%) Graphite
3 3 (6.25%) Kibana
3 3 (6.25%) Puppet
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (2.08%) Mesos
4 1 (2.08%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) CA Agile Central
2 5 (10.42%) Ab Initio
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) AppDynamics
3 4 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe