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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 38 26
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 12 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.13% 0.80% 4.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.34% 7.14% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 16
Median daily rate £338 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  

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 59 42 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 15.40% 11.20% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 46
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +7 10 £338 -10.00% 2
JIRA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Spring
2 11 (55.00%) JSON
2 11 (55.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) IntelliJ
2 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (50.00%) Banking
4 9 (45.00%) Eclipse
4 9 (45.00%) Perforce
4 9 (45.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) XSLT
4 9 (45.00%) SQL
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (45.00%) JUnit
4 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (40.00%) jQuery
5 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
5 8 (40.00%) SOAP
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (40.00%) J2EE
5 8 (40.00%) Ajax
6 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (30.00%) Gradle
7 6 (30.00%) JProfiler
7 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (30.00%) JPA
7 6 (30.00%) Hibernate

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 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (55.00%) IntelliJ
2 9 (45.00%) Eclipse
2 9 (45.00%) JUnit
3 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (30.00%) Gradle
4 6 (30.00%) JProfiler
5 3 (15.00%) JBehave
5 3 (15.00%) Maven
5 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (50.00%) Banking
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
1 11 (55.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Software Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Implementation Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Project Implementation Manager
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Intranet Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Intranet Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Software Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Software Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) JSON
1 11 (55.00%) Spring
2 9 (45.00%) XML
2 9 (45.00%) XSLT
3 8 (40.00%) Ajax
3 8 (40.00%) J2EE
3 8 (40.00%) jQuery
3 8 (40.00%) SOAP
4 6 (30.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (30.00%) JPA
5 4 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) JAXB
6 3 (15.00%) SAX
7 2 (10.00%) .NET
7 2 (10.00%) EJB
7 2 (10.00%) JSP
7 2 (10.00%) Servlets
7 2 (10.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (30.00%) OO
2 6 (30.00%) RAD
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
2 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Content Management
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Kanban
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CBAP
1 3 (15.00%) IIBA
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
1 9 (45.00%) Perforce
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.00%) CA Agile Central
Towcester, Northamptonshire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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