The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 36 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.70% 0.69% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.76% 5.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +137.50%
JIRA
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Development Applications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
42 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.69% 12.76% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 8
Average daily rate £425 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -37.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Leicestershire region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
JIRA
East Midlands

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 10 (90.91%) E-Commerce
2 9 (81.82%) HP
2 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
3 8 (72.73%) QA
3 8 (72.73%) Use Case
3 8 (72.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (72.73%) SAP
4 6 (54.55%) C++
5 5 (45.45%) IBM
5 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
5 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) VBScript
5 5 (45.45%) Marketing
5 5 (45.45%) Retail
6 4 (36.36%) Sahi
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (27.27%) SAP BW
7 3 (27.27%) Selenium
8 2 (18.18%) ERP
9 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 1 (9.09%) B2B
9 1 (9.09%) B2C
9 1 (9.09%) CSS
9 1 (9.09%) JSP
9 1 (9.09%) XML
9 1 (9.09%) XSD
9 1 (9.09%) UNIX
9 1 (9.09%) Tomcat

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SAP BW
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Sahi
2 3 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (45.45%) Marketing
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) SAP Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Web Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Web Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAP BW Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) JSP
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSD
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) MFC
1 1 (9.09%) WinForms
1 1 (9.09%) WPF
1 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) E-Commerce
2 8 (72.73%) Use Case
3 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) B2B
5 1 (9.09%) B2C
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) VBScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
1 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
2 8 (72.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) SAP
3 5 (45.45%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Perforce
4 1 (9.09%) hybris