The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 19 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.04% 1.68% 1.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 11.76% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £315 £350 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.06% +1.35%
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 Chester region.

Development Applications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
14 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.58% 14.29% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 12
Median daily rate £350 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.38%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Chester

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 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 Chester region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Competitor Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) ANSI SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Competitor Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) ANSI SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware