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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 20 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.74% 0.78% -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.76% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £348 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.35%
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
Cheshire

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
17 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.78% 11.72% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 17
Median daily rate £375 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £18.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.93%
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 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 5 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 Chester region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Subversion
3 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 4 (44.44%) Apache Camel
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 4 (44.44%) POJO
4 4 (44.44%) JAX-WS
4 4 (44.44%) Kanban
4 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (44.44%) AOP
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
4 4 (44.44%) J2EE
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) JUnit
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 4 (44.44%) JDBC

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 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (22.22%) Confluence
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Subversion
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) JUnit
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
3 1 (11.11%) QUnit
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SOA Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SOA Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Camel
2 4 (44.44%) J2EE
2 4 (44.44%) JAXB
2 4 (44.44%) JAX-WS
2 4 (44.44%) JDBC
2 4 (44.44%) POJO
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) Spring
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) WSDL
2 4 (44.44%) XSLT
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 4 (44.44%) AOP
3 4 (44.44%) Extreme Programming
3 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Kanban
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) Competitor Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) CMMI
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Perforce
3 1 (11.11%) VMware