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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 85 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 17 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.06% 1.13% 3.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.23% 7.74% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
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
273 155 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.07% 14.57% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 106 97
Average daily rate £333 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £412 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Average hourly rate £32.00 £13.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.15% -62.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 27 July 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 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Java
3 9 (32.14%) Confluence
4 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (28.57%) Spring
4 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (28.57%) HTML
5 7 (25.00%) MySQL
5 7 (25.00%) CSS
5 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (25.00%) Test Management
5 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (25.00%) HTML5
5 7 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (21.43%) Apache Camel
6 6 (21.43%) Vagrant
6 6 (21.43%) Docker
6 6 (21.43%) logstash
6 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 6 (21.43%) UML
7 5 (17.86%) Python
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) ISEB
7 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
7 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
8 4 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 9 (32.14%) Confluence
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) CICS
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Adabas
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) Informix
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.29%) Zephyr
4 3 (10.71%) Subversion
4 3 (10.71%) Maven
5 2 (7.14%) JUnit
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.57%) Hudson
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Test Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Release Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) COBOL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Software Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) HTML
1 8 (28.57%) Spring
2 7 (25.00%) CSS
2 7 (25.00%) HTML5
2 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (21.43%) Apache Camel
4 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) WSDL
5 1 (3.57%) XML Schema
5 1 (3.57%) JAXB
5 1 (3.57%) Java EE
5 1 (3.57%) Grails
5 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 2 (7.14%) Data Extraction
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) iSeries
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) IBM XIV
2 1 (3.57%) Equities
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.00%) Test Management
3 7 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (21.43%) UML
4 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (14.29%) SDLC
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.29%) OOP
6 4 (14.29%) RUP
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Python
5 4 (14.29%) Perl
6 3 (10.71%) C#
7 2 (7.14%) COBOL
7 2 (7.14%) JCL
8 1 (3.57%) Ruby
8 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.57%) NATURAL
8 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.57%) PHP
8 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Vagrant
1 6 (21.43%) logstash
2 2 (7.14%) Salt
2 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) Cacti
3 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.57%) Opsview
3 1 (3.57%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Veritas
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