The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.09% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 13.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £456 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +24.03%
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 Knutsford region.

Development Applications Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
22 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 22.68% 21.13% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 2
Average daily rate £413 £390 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +15.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £296 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £396 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £48.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Knutsford region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Rally
3 1 (16.67%) VersionOne
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
1 1 (16.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) FishEye
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) VersionOne
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps Architect
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
1 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
1 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) ATDD
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Groovy
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Jython
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Rally
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat