The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 56 48 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing JIRA 26 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.22% 2.09% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.87% 16.67% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 1
Average daily rate £350 £290 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.50%
Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
202 96 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.22% 12.55% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 53 56
Average daily rate £325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
JIRA
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Scrum
3 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (24.39%) Confluence
5 9 (21.95%) Internet
6 8 (19.51%) Project Management
6 8 (19.51%) Linux
6 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
6 8 (19.51%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (17.07%) Google
7 7 (17.07%) WCAG
7 7 (17.07%) Apache
7 7 (17.07%) UNIX
7 7 (17.07%) HTML
7 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
7 7 (17.07%) Oracle
7 7 (17.07%) CSS
8 6 (14.63%) JMeter
8 6 (14.63%) ISEB
8 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
8 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (14.63%) Maven
8 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
8 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
9 5 (12.20%) RSpec
9 5 (12.20%) OpenVPN
9 5 (12.20%) Squid
9 5 (12.20%) PKI
9 5 (12.20%) Finance
9 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (24.39%) Confluence
2 7 (17.07%) Apache
3 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
4 5 (12.20%) nginx
5 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Internet
2 5 (12.20%) OpenVPN
3 3 (7.32%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (4.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQLPlus
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.63%) JMeter
2 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (14.63%) Maven
3 5 (12.20%) RSpec
3 5 (12.20%) Selenium
4 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
4 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.44%) dotCover
6 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.44%) FindBugs
6 1 (2.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (2.44%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.44%) Rational Rose
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Business Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Tester
3 6 (14.63%) Test Leader
4 5 (12.20%) Developer
5 4 (9.76%) ScrumMaster
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Web Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) HTML
1 7 (17.07%) CSS
2 5 (12.20%) WCF
3 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 4 (9.76%) REST
4 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.32%) WinForms
4 3 (7.32%) WPF
4 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.88%) Middleware
5 2 (4.88%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) Spring
5 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) PKI
2 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Open Source
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
3 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) UNIX
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Scrum
3 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (19.51%) Project Management
5 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
5 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
6 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
6 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
6 5 (12.20%) RUP
6 5 (12.20%) CMMI
7 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.76%) UML
7 4 (9.76%) BDD
8 3 (7.32%) User Stories
8 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.32%) TDD
8 3 (7.32%) MVC
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.32%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) C#
4 3 (7.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 3 (7.32%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) ISEB
2 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) WCAG
2 2 (4.88%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) COBIT
3 1 (2.44%) FATCA
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (12.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Google
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Perforce
3 3 (7.32%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.88%) FatWire
5 1 (2.44%) Capita
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix