The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Chester region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing JIRA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 1.04%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.50%
Development Applications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
45 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 17.58% 3.97% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
Average daily rate £375 £345 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.57 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
JIRA
Cheshire

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 April 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Axis
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Mule
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) WSDL
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Perforce
2 3 (75.00%) JAX-RPC
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) JAX-WS
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) HTML

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Mule
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Axis
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) WSDL
2 3 (75.00%) JAX-RPC
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) JAX-WS
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) ICEfaces
3 2 (50.00%) RichFaces
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) JiBX
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) RIA
2 1 (25.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (25.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) XPath
3 1 (25.00%) XAML
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Perforce
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO