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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 29 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.79% 0.37% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.69% 2.94% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
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
26 34 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.32% 12.55% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 11
Average daily rate £206 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £338 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 21
Average hourly rate - £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) hybris
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) hybris
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