The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Leicestershire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 39 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.68% 1.21% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.90% 7.69% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -
Development Applications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
29 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.83% 15.73% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 8
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
JIRA
East Midlands

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 23 July 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
(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 - - - -
Loughborough - - - - 1
JIRA
East Midlands

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 14 (93.33%) E-Commerce
2 13 (86.67%) ISEB
3 12 (80.00%) HP
3 12 (80.00%) ISTQB
4 11 (73.33%) Use Case
4 11 (73.33%) QA
4 11 (73.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (66.67%) SAP
6 8 (53.33%) IBM
7 7 (46.67%) SQL
7 7 (46.67%) Marketing
8 6 (40.00%) Selenium
8 6 (40.00%) C++
9 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 5 (33.33%) VBScript
9 5 (33.33%) SAP BW
9 5 (33.33%) Sahi
9 5 (33.33%) Retail
10 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (20.00%) ERP
11 2 (13.33%) XML
11 2 (13.33%) Scrum
11 2 (13.33%) hybris
11 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
11 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (6.67%) WPF
12 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
12 1 (6.67%) jQuery
12 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) Sahi
3 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (6.67%) NUnit
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Tester
2 5 (33.33%) SAP Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Web Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Manual Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Web Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SAP BW Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSD
2 1 (6.67%) WinForms
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (6.67%) WPF
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) MFC
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) E-Commerce
2 11 (73.33%) Use Case
3 3 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) B2B
5 1 (6.67%) B2C
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) C++
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) ISEB
2 12 (80.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (73.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) HP
2 10 (66.67%) SAP
3 8 (53.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) hybris
5 1 (6.67%) Perforce
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