The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 25 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.83% 1.04% -
As % of the Development Applications category 39.13% 10.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +24.03%
JIRA
Merseyside

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

Development Applications Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
23 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.79% 9.84% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 3
Average daily rate £450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) RAD
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Struts
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (40.00%) Bugzilla
2 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Time Management
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Hive
2 4 (40.00%) Hudson
2 4 (40.00%) MapReduce
2 4 (40.00%) Big Data
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Pig
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) HDFS
3 3 (30.00%) SCOrch
3 3 (30.00%) IaaS
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 4 (40.00%) Apache Pig
2 3 (30.00%) Confluence
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) IaaS
1 3 (30.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Apache Hive
1 4 (40.00%) Big Data
1 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Bugzilla
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Hudson
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Big Data Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) EPoS Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) EPoS Field Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) HTML5
1 4 (40.00%) Spring
1 4 (40.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (30.00%) Wiki
3 2 (20.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) MapReduce
1 4 (40.00%) RAD
1 4 (40.00%) Time Management
2 3 (30.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) HDFS
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) EdgeSight
1 3 (30.00%) Nagios
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
1 3 (30.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
1 3 (30.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft