The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 59 91 73
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -18
Contract jobs citing JIRA 45 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.45% 0.49% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.29% 5.71% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 6
Median daily rate £341 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £308 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £463 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-28.12% +5.26%
JIRA
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
246 140 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.38% 8.62% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 94 98
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Manchester region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Salford - 1 - -
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 66 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (37.78%) Java
2 34 (37.78%) Selenium
3 31 (34.44%) Scrum
4 30 (33.33%) QA
5 24 (26.67%) BDD
5 24 (26.67%) TDD
6 22 (24.44%) Web Services
6 22 (24.44%) Jenkins
7 19 (21.11%) SDLC
7 19 (21.11%) SQL
8 17 (18.89%) .NET
9 16 (17.78%) C#
9 16 (17.78%) JavaScript
9 16 (17.78%) XML
9 16 (17.78%) Test Scripting
10 15 (16.67%) Retail
10 15 (16.67%) RESTful
11 14 (15.56%) Git (software)
12 13 (14.44%) Cucumber
12 13 (14.44%) WebDriver
12 13 (14.44%) HTML
12 13 (14.44%) HP
12 13 (14.44%) Defect Management
13 12 (13.33%) Test Management
14 11 (12.22%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (12.22%) Ruby
14 11 (12.22%) Confluence
14 11 (12.22%) PHP
14 11 (12.22%) Oracle

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 11 (12.22%) Confluence
2 5 (5.56%) CMS
2 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.44%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.22%) Apache
5 2 (2.22%) IIS
5 2 (2.22%) JBoss
5 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.11%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.11%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Magento
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) GitHub
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) IaaS
3 1 (1.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Firewall
1 2 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) AMQP
2 1 (1.11%) Network Security
2 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.11%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.78%) MySQL
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.11%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.11%) DB2
7 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.11%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.11%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.11%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 34 (37.78%) Selenium
2 22 (24.44%) Jenkins
3 14 (15.56%) Git (software)
4 13 (14.44%) Cucumber
4 13 (14.44%) WebDriver
5 10 (11.11%) Mocha
6 6 (6.67%) HP UFT
6 6 (6.67%) Maven
7 4 (4.44%) Bugzilla
7 4 (4.44%) Gradle
7 4 (4.44%) JUnit
8 3 (3.33%) Appium
8 3 (3.33%) Subversion
9 2 (2.22%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.22%) ClearCase
9 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.22%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (2.22%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.22%) Mockito
9 2 (2.22%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (16.67%) Retail
2 7 (7.78%) Finance
3 6 (6.67%) Games
4 4 (4.44%) Local Government
5 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.22%) Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Billing
6 2 (2.22%) Online Betting
6 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Marketing
7 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (33.33%) Developer
2 24 (26.67%) Analyst
3 18 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 10 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Test Manager
6 8 (8.89%) Agile Test Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Tester
8 6 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) QA Tester
9 5 (5.56%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.44%) Automation Tester
10 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) QA Leader
10 4 (4.44%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.44%) Web Services
2 17 (18.89%) .NET
3 16 (17.78%) XML
4 15 (16.67%) RESTful
5 13 (14.44%) HTML
6 11 (12.22%) CSS
7 10 (11.11%) Express
7 10 (11.11%) Node.js
8 9 (10.00%) Spring
9 8 (8.89%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET
10 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (6.67%) Ajax
11 6 (6.67%) CSS3
11 6 (6.67%) HTML5
12 5 (5.56%) Java EE
13 3 (3.33%) Grails
13 3 (3.33%) jQuery
13 3 (3.33%) SOAP
13 3 (3.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) User Experience
2 5 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (5.56%) iPad
3 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.22%) Wiki
5 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.11%) EPoS
5 1 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Unix
2 8 (8.89%) Linux
3 7 (7.78%) Windows
4 3 (3.33%) Android
5 2 (2.22%) AIX
6 1 (1.11%) CentOS
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.44%) Scrum
3 24 (26.67%) BDD
3 24 (26.67%) TDD
4 19 (21.11%) SDLC
5 16 (17.78%) Test Scripting
6 13 (14.44%) Defect Management
7 12 (13.33%) Test Management
8 11 (12.22%) Project Management
8 11 (12.22%) Regression Testing
9 10 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 10 (11.11%) Integration Testing
9 10 (11.11%) OO
9 10 (11.11%) Web Development
10 9 (10.00%) Automation Testing
10 9 (10.00%) MVC
10 9 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
11 8 (8.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 8 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.78%) Java
2 19 (21.11%) SQL
3 16 (17.78%) C#
3 16 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.22%) PHP
4 11 (12.22%) Ruby
5 9 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.44%) Groovy
6 4 (4.44%) Scala
7 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.22%) Python
9 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.11%) Jython
9 1 (1.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) ISTQB
1 7 (7.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (5.56%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) ISEB
2 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) HND
4 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.33%) Puppet
3 2 (2.22%) Graylog
3 2 (2.22%) Nagios
3 2 (2.22%) yum
4 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) HP
2 11 (12.22%) Oracle
3 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.67%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.44%) hybris
5 4 (4.44%) IBM
6 3 (3.33%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.22%) Actimize
7 2 (2.22%) Adobe
7 2 (2.22%) SAP
8 1 (1.11%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.11%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.11%) Telerik
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