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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 30 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 30 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.55% 1.31% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.04% 9.56% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 4
Median daily rate £450 £400 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +21.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £293 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -16.66%
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
107 136 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.24% 13.72% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 94 50
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 3 December 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend 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 3 December 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
Warrington +16 17 £450 +5.88% 1
Macclesfield - 6 £500 - 1
Chester +4 2 £348 -7.33% 2
Knutsford +11 1 - -
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Project Management
3 11 (22.92%) Finance
3 11 (22.92%) Java
3 11 (22.92%) SQL
4 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 10 (20.83%) TDD
4 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
4 10 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (18.75%) Wiki
5 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 9 (18.75%) Change Control
5 9 (18.75%) Programme Management
5 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.75%) MS Office
6 8 (16.67%) XML
6 8 (16.67%) Oracle
6 8 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 8 (16.67%) Windows
6 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 8 (16.67%) Saba
6 8 (16.67%) Confluence
7 7 (14.58%) Open Source
7 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
7 7 (14.58%) User Stories
7 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
8 6 (12.50%) Linux

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 8 (16.67%) Confluence
2 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.75%) MS Office
3 8 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Slack
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
2 2 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
2 1 (2.08%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) MySQL
2 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.25%) GIS
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.08%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (2.08%) Informix
4 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.42%) JUnit
3 5 (10.42%) Selenium
3 5 (10.42%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Introscope
4 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.08%) Mockito
4 1 (2.08%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.08%) QUnit
4 1 (2.08%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Business Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Delivery Manager
3 8 (16.67%) Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Service Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Services Delivery Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Business IT Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) XML
2 6 (12.50%) REST
3 5 (10.42%) HTML
3 5 (10.42%) J2EE
3 5 (10.42%) JDBC
3 5 (10.42%) Spring
4 4 (8.33%) Apache Camel
4 4 (8.33%) CSS
4 4 (8.33%) JAXB
4 4 (8.33%) JAX-WS
4 4 (8.33%) Node.js
4 4 (8.33%) POJO
4 4 (8.33%) SOAP
4 4 (8.33%) Web Services
4 4 (8.33%) WSDL
4 4 (8.33%) XSLT
5 2 (4.17%) .NET
5 2 (4.17%) JSON
5 2 (4.17%) Middleware
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Wiki
2 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Learning Management System
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) Informatics
4 1 (2.08%) Life Science
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Unix
4 4 (8.33%) AIX
5 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Project Management
3 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
3 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
3 10 (20.83%) TDD
4 9 (18.75%) Change Control
4 9 (18.75%) Programme Management
4 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 7 (14.58%) Open Source
6 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (14.58%) User Stories
7 6 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.50%) Kanban
7 6 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Scrum
9 4 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) Java
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.25%) C++
4 3 (6.25%) PHP
5 2 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) VB
6 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) RHCSA
2 2 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.08%) CBAP
3 1 (2.08%) IIBA
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.17%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
1 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Saba
3 5 (10.42%) IBM
4 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.25%) Veritas
5 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.17%) Perforce
5 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.08%) Adobe
6 1 (2.08%) ATG
6 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.08%) Compuware
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Juniper
6 1 (2.08%) NetApp
6 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.08%) SaltStack