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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 81 69 69
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.45% 0.73% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.01% 5.22% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Average daily rate
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£330 £263 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £240 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +59.09%
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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
166 134 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.95% 13.97% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 80 56
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £416 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.87 - £4.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -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 21 November 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 21 November 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 9 (64.29%) Scrum
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) MS Project
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
5 3 (21.43%) Test Management
5 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB
6 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Apache
6 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) UNIX
6 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) MySQL
6 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (14.29%) Subversion

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) uiautomator
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Project
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SSH
1 2 (14.29%) PuTTY
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.14%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Hudson
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Calabash
3 1 (7.14%) eggPlant
3 1 (7.14%) Appium
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database Developer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Project Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) Android SDK
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) PMI
2 1 (7.14%) Streaming Video
2 1 (7.14%) Online Games
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Debian
3 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Scrum
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) System Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) CMMI
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat