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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.43% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £319 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £50.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +28.20%
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
51 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 29.14% 13.13% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 12 12
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 24 August 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 14 (93.33%) SQL
1 14 (93.33%) Finance
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) Spring
2 13 (86.67%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 13 (86.67%) XML
2 13 (86.67%) IBM
2 13 (86.67%) WebSphere
2 13 (86.67%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (86.67%) Jenkins
3 12 (80.00%) JDBC
3 12 (80.00%) TDD
4 11 (73.33%) Subversion
4 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
4 11 (73.33%) XSLT
4 11 (73.33%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (73.33%) Selenium
4 11 (73.33%) Integration Testing
5 10 (66.67%) Apache Camel
5 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database
5 10 (66.67%) Web Services
5 10 (66.67%) PL/SQL
5 10 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (60.00%) AOP
6 9 (60.00%) J2EE
6 9 (60.00%) SOAP
6 9 (60.00%) WSDL
6 9 (60.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing

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 13 (86.67%) WebSphere
2 10 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (73.33%) Selenium
2 11 (73.33%) Subversion
3 8 (53.33%) JUnit
4 3 (20.00%) Checkstyle
4 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (20.00%) FindBugs
4 3 (20.00%) Maven
4 3 (20.00%) Mockito
4 3 (20.00%) SonarQube
5 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
5 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
5 1 (6.67%) QUnit
General
1 14 (93.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) XML Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Middleware Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SOA Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SOA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Spring
1 13 (86.67%) XML
2 12 (80.00%) JDBC
3 11 (73.33%) XSLT
4 10 (66.67%) Apache Camel
4 10 (66.67%) Web Services
5 9 (60.00%) J2EE
5 9 (60.00%) SOAP
5 9 (60.00%) WSDL
6 8 (53.33%) JAXB
6 8 (53.33%) JAX-WS
6 8 (53.33%) POJO
7 4 (26.67%) CSS
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) Middleware
8 3 (20.00%) Java EE
8 3 (20.00%) JSP
8 3 (20.00%) Servlets
8 3 (20.00%) Spring MVC
8 3 (20.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (20.00%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (86.67%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (80.00%) TDD
3 11 (73.33%) Integration Testing
3 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
3 11 (73.33%) System Integration Testing
4 9 (60.00%) AOP
4 9 (60.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (53.33%) Extreme Programming
5 8 (53.33%) Kanban
5 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 3 (20.00%) OOP
7 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
8 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
8 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
8 1 (6.67%) SDLC
8 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) PL/SQL
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) IBM
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Perforce
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