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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 43 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.34% 1.10% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.37% 10.00% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £600 £70 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+757.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
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
73 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.91% 11.03% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 12
Average daily rate £293 £206 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.99% -31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £175 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 1 £600 +757.14% 1
JIRA
East Midlands

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) ITIL
3 12 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (61.11%) V-Model
4 11 (61.11%) Waterfall
4 11 (61.11%) High Availability
4 11 (61.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (61.11%) MS Office
4 11 (61.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (61.11%) UML
4 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
4 11 (61.11%) ISO 9001
4 11 (61.11%) TickIT
5 9 (50.00%) Degree
6 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
7 7 (38.89%) CMDB
8 6 (33.33%) Life Science
8 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
8 6 (33.33%) Scrum
9 3 (16.67%) ISEB
9 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 3 (16.67%) hybris
10 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (11.11%) Coaching
10 2 (11.11%) User Stories
10 2 (11.11%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 2 (11.11%) XML

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
1 11 (61.11%) MS Office
1 11 (61.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (61.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Configuration Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Release and Configuration Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Release Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Configuration Manager
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Release Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Release and Configuration Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Release Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Tester
2 2 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Velocity
1 2 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 7 (38.89%) CMDB
3 6 (33.33%) Life Science
4 1 (5.56%) iPad
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) ITIL
3 11 (61.11%) High Availability
3 11 (61.11%) UML
3 11 (61.11%) V-Model
3 11 (61.11%) Waterfall
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) ITSM
6 2 (11.11%) Kanban
6 2 (11.11%) Logistics
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby
1 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) ISO 9001
1 11 (61.11%) TickIT
2 2 (11.11%) COBIT
2 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) hybris
2 1 (5.56%) ATG
2 1 (5.56%) SaltStack