The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 70 56 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Contract jobs citing JIRA 8 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.79% 2.66% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.06% 15.58% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 4
Average daily rate
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£356 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.77% +4.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +125.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
132 154 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.08% 17.07% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 113 121
Average daily rate £340 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Leeds region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (70.59%) Scrum
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) MS Project
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
5 5 (29.41%) Confluence
5 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (29.41%) XML
5 5 (29.41%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
6 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
6 4 (23.53%) Maven
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) User Stories
7 3 (17.65%) REST
7 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) SQLPlus
7 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
7 3 (17.65%) UNIX
7 3 (17.65%) UML

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (29.41%) Confluence
2 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Project
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) SSH
1 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (5.88%) OpenVPN
1 1 (5.88%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (17.65%) SQLPlus
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) Maven
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Database Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database Developer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Project Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Scrum
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
4 3 (17.65%) User Stories
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (17.65%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) CMMI
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) COBIT
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.88%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Perforce
3 1 (5.88%) FatWire
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian