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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 79 67 75
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing JIRA 7 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.57% 1.43% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.29% 9.46% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £240 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £380 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
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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
163 148 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.23% 15.16% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 82 66
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 £283 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £404 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.87 - £4.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 (60.00%) Scrum
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Test Management
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) MS Project
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (20.00%) Subversion
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (13.33%) SSH
4 2 (13.33%) Games
4 2 (13.33%) Streaming Video
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) CMMI
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Confluence
1 2 (13.33%) uiautomator
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Project
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SSH
1 2 (13.33%) PuTTY
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) eggPlant
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Calabash
2 2 (13.33%) Hudson
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Appium
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Database Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Streaming Video
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (13.33%) Online Games
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Scrum
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Test Management
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) CMMI
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) COBIT
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat