The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 34 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.83% 0.35% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.00% 1.49% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £600 £70
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +757.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -40.62%

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
40 67 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.67% 23.51% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 22
Median daily rate £335 £293 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.52% -4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £410 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +8 2 £400 -33.33% 2
JIRA
East Midlands

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) NUnit
3 3 (25.00%) Perforce
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) WPF
5 1 (8.33%) FMCG
5 1 (8.33%) Physics
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA Agile
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Test Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior UAT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) UAT Lead
3 2 (16.67%) UAT Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) UAT Test Lead
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Physics
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Perforce
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) SAP