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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 31 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.27% 0.42% -
As % of the Development Applications category 15.00% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £394 £401 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +6.57%
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
60 57 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 28.44% 23.95% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 44 11
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.78 £41.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.62% -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Chester region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (90.91%) IBM
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) Spring
2 10 (90.91%) WebSphere
2 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
3 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (81.82%) JDBC
3 9 (81.82%) XML
4 8 (72.73%) XSLT
4 8 (72.73%) Integration Testing
4 8 (72.73%) Selenium
4 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
4 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) TDD
4 8 (72.73%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (54.55%) Apache Camel
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
5 6 (54.55%) Subversion
5 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
5 6 (54.55%) Web Services
6 5 (45.45%) SOAP
6 5 (45.45%) WSDL
6 5 (45.45%) J2EE
6 5 (45.45%) AOP
6 5 (45.45%) Banking
7 4 (36.36%) Maven

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 10 (90.91%) WebSphere
2 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (36.36%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 8 (72.73%) Selenium
3 6 (54.55%) Subversion
4 4 (36.36%) Checkstyle
4 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
4 4 (36.36%) FindBugs
4 4 (36.36%) JUnit
4 4 (36.36%) Maven
4 4 (36.36%) Mockito
4 4 (36.36%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Spring
2 9 (81.82%) JDBC
2 9 (81.82%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) XSLT
4 6 (54.55%) Apache Camel
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) J2EE
5 5 (45.45%) SOAP
5 5 (45.45%) WSDL
6 4 (36.36%) CSS
6 4 (36.36%) Java EE
6 4 (36.36%) JAXB
6 4 (36.36%) JAX-WS
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) JSP
6 4 (36.36%) POJO
6 4 (36.36%) Servlets
6 4 (36.36%) Spring MVC
6 4 (36.36%) Spring Security
7 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
1 4 (36.36%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Integration Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) System Integration Testing
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) AOP
4 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (36.36%) Kanban
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) OOP
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) IBM
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Perforce