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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 76 69 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing JIRA 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.36% 0.66% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.67% 4.92% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£335 £325 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £317 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £385 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +80.00%
JIRA
West Yorkshire

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
150 122 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.56% 13.32% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 92 66
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £243 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £410 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £14.87 £31.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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
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 24 October 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 11 (68.75%) Scrum
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) MS Project
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) MySQL
7 3 (18.75%) UNIX
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) UML
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) Service Management
7 3 (18.75%) CMMI
7 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
7 3 (18.75%) User Stories
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 2 (12.50%) Subversion
8 2 (12.50%) SSH
8 2 (12.50%) COBIT
8 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
8 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Test Management
8 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) uiautomator
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Project
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SSH
1 2 (12.50%) PuTTY
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.25%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) Hudson
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Calabash
3 1 (6.25%) eggPlant
3 1 (6.25%) Appium
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Database Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database Developer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Project Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Streaming Video
2 1 (6.25%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) Online Games
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Debian
2 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Scrum
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) UML
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) CMMI
3 3 (18.75%) User Stories
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) System Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Perforce
3 1 (6.25%) FatWire
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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