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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
North West / Cheshire
Rank 23 44 64
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +20
Contract jobs citing JIRA 25 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.97% 3.30% 1.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.75% 18.52% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 3
Median daily rate £400 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £308 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £496 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £23.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+70.52% -40.62%

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
101 162 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.08% 17.80% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 99 58
Median daily rate £400 £405 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +26.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.51%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 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
Macclesfield - 7 £420 -
Warrington +15 2 £277 -41.78%
Ellesmere Port - 2 £313 -
Knutsford +10 1 - -
Chester +2 1 £315 -10.00% 1
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Project Management
3 13 (24.07%) MS Office
3 13 (24.07%) Confluence
4 11 (20.37%) Java
4 11 (20.37%) Finance
4 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (18.52%) Open Source
5 10 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (18.52%) SQL
5 10 (18.52%) Windows
5 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 9 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 9 (16.67%) MySQL
6 9 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 9 (16.67%) REST
6 9 (16.67%) Change Control
6 9 (16.67%) Wiki
6 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 8 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (14.81%) Scrum
8 7 (12.96%) Linux
9 6 (11.11%) Oracle
9 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (11.11%) Saba
9 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting

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 13 (24.07%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (24.07%) MS Office
2 10 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 9 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.41%) Slack
2 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.70%) Trello
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (1.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.85%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Office 365
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) Network Security
2 1 (1.85%) SAN
2 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) MySQL
2 8 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.41%) GIS
3 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (5.56%) Big Data
4 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.70%) Data Lake
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.85%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Bitbucket
3 4 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.41%) Hudson
4 3 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (5.56%) Zephyr
5 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.70%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.85%) JUnit
6 1 (1.85%) Mockito
6 1 (1.85%) MyEclipse
6 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 8 (14.81%) Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Service Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Digital Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Digital Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) REST
2 5 (9.26%) EJB
2 5 (9.26%) EJB 3.0
2 5 (9.26%) HTML
2 5 (9.26%) Node.js
2 5 (9.26%) SOAP
3 4 (7.41%) J2EE
4 2 (3.70%) CSS
4 2 (3.70%) JSON
4 2 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) .NET
5 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.85%) boto
5 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.85%) JPA
5 1 (1.85%) jQuery
5 1 (1.85%) JSF
5 1 (1.85%) Spring
5 1 (1.85%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.67%) Wiki
3 4 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.41%) User Experience
4 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.70%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) Unix
4 4 (7.41%) AIX
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Project Management
3 10 (18.52%) Open Source
4 9 (16.67%) Change Control
4 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 9 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 8 (14.81%) Scrum
6 6 (11.11%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 5 (9.26%) BDD
7 5 (9.26%) SFIA
7 5 (9.26%) TDD
7 5 (9.26%) User Stories
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.41%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) Java
2 10 (18.52%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.85%) Scala
6 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (1.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) RHCSA
2 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.70%) ISEB
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.85%) CBAP
3 1 (1.85%) IIBA
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
1 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.85%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) Saba
3 4 (7.41%) CheckPoint
3 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.41%) Veritas
4 3 (5.56%) Talend
4 3 (5.56%) Workday
5 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.85%) Apple
6 1 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) Juniper
6 1 (1.85%) NetApp
6 1 (1.85%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.85%) VMware