The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 58 69 70
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 28 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.75% 1.22% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.57% 8.05% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 0
Median daily rate £400 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +5.88%
JIRA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
169 149 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.57% 15.13% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 101 37
Median daily rate £413 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £463 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £20.78 £41.25 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.62% -6.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.67%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Cheshire region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester +9 9 £394 -1.68% 1
Knutsford -3 6 £425 -
Macclesfield 0 4 £364 - 2
Warrington - 4 £563 - 3
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 44 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (53.45%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (51.72%) Java
4 24 (41.38%) Git (software)
5 23 (39.66%) XML
6 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
6 21 (36.21%) CSS
6 21 (36.21%) RESTful
7 20 (34.48%) jQuery
8 19 (32.76%) HTML
8 19 (32.76%) Finance
8 19 (32.76%) MVC
9 18 (31.03%) SOAP
10 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
11 16 (27.59%) Unit Testing
12 15 (25.86%) HTML5
12 15 (25.86%) Mustache
12 15 (25.86%) Underscore.js
12 15 (25.86%) Handlebars
12 15 (25.86%) Spring
12 15 (25.86%) Ajax
13 14 (24.14%) JSON
13 14 (24.14%) D3.js
14 13 (22.41%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (22.41%) Front End Development
14 13 (22.41%) Web Design
14 13 (22.41%) Web Services
14 13 (22.41%) SQL
15 12 (20.69%) Oracle
15 12 (20.69%) Selenium

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 11 (18.97%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.07%) Confluence
3 6 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (8.62%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.45%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.72%) CMS
6 1 (1.72%) Magnolia
6 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) GitHub
1 1 (1.72%) IaaS
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) Internet
2 5 (8.62%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) Broadband
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) Big Data
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (41.38%) Git (software)
2 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
3 12 (20.69%) Selenium
4 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
5 6 (10.34%) Subversion
6 5 (8.62%) Checkstyle
6 5 (8.62%) FindBugs
6 5 (8.62%) Maven
6 5 (8.62%) Mockito
6 5 (8.62%) SonarQube
6 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (6.90%) JUnit
8 3 (5.17%) Gradle
8 3 (5.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (3.45%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.45%) TestComplete
9 2 (3.45%) Vagrant
9 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) Java Developer
3 13 (22.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (13.79%) HTML CSS Developer
4 8 (13.79%) HTML Developer
4 8 (13.79%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Agile Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Angular Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (39.66%) XML
2 21 (36.21%) CSS
2 21 (36.21%) RESTful
3 20 (34.48%) jQuery
4 19 (32.76%) HTML
5 18 (31.03%) SOAP
6 15 (25.86%) Ajax
6 15 (25.86%) Handlebars
6 15 (25.86%) HTML5
6 15 (25.86%) Mustache
6 15 (25.86%) Spring
6 15 (25.86%) Underscore.js
7 14 (24.14%) D3.js
7 14 (24.14%) JSON
8 13 (22.41%) Web Services
9 10 (17.24%) JDBC
10 9 (15.52%) XSLT
11 6 (10.34%) .NET
11 6 (10.34%) Apache Camel
12 5 (8.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Informatics
1 5 (8.62%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.90%) Life Science
2 4 (6.90%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Unix
3 2 (3.45%) AIX
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (53.45%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (32.76%) MVC
4 16 (27.59%) Unit Testing
5 13 (22.41%) Front End Development
5 13 (22.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (22.41%) Web Design
6 12 (20.69%) TDD
7 10 (17.24%) Scrum
7 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
8 8 (13.79%) Integration Testing
8 8 (13.79%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (12.07%) DevOps
9 7 (12.07%) Web Development
10 5 (8.62%) Analytics
10 5 (8.62%) AOP
10 5 (8.62%) OOP
10 5 (8.62%) User Stories
10 5 (8.62%) Visual Analytics
11 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 30 (51.72%) Java
2 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
3 13 (22.41%) SQL
4 6 (10.34%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.72%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) Jython
5 1 (1.72%) Korn
5 1 (1.72%) Perl
5 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.72%) Python
5 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) BC Cleared
3 7 (12.07%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
1 1 (1.72%) KVM
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) Graylog
2 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.72%) logstash
2 1 (1.72%) Nagios
2 1 (1.72%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Oracle
2 11 (18.97%) IBM
3 5 (8.62%) Perforce
4 4 (6.90%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.17%) VMware
6 2 (3.45%) Rally
6 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.72%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.72%) ATG
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
Cheshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago