The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 22 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.82% 2.40% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.33% 15.63% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£376 £375 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +28.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
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
30 32 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 24.59% 15.38% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 3
Average daily rate £376 £375 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £310 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 0
Average hourly rate £18.02 £35.06 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) Informix
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (100.00%) Compuware
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Introscope
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Informix
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Introscope
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) PowerMock
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) Online Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Compuware
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce