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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 75 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing JIRA 7 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.65% 1.77% 1.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.40% 12.23% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 8
Average daily rate
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£293 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.48% +4.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £242 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £373 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
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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
159 139 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.74% 14.49% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 81 58
Average daily rate £330 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £4.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 2 (18.18%) Calabash
4 2 (18.18%) eggPlant
4 2 (18.18%) Android SDK
4 2 (18.18%) Hudson
4 2 (18.18%) Streaming Video
4 2 (18.18%) Android
4 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (18.18%) uiautomator
4 2 (18.18%) Appium
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) CMMI
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Games
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) uiautomator
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) SSH
1 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Hudson
2 2 (18.18%) Calabash
2 2 (18.18%) eggPlant
2 2 (18.18%) Appium
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Tester
3 1 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) Android SDK
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) WinForms
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Streaming Video
1 2 (18.18%) Online Games
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Test Management
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) CMMI
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Perforce
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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