The first table below looks at the demand for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Manchester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 81 65 84
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Contract jobs citing JIRA 5 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.35% 0.83% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.82% 8.16% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate £250 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% -18.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.50%
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
131 98 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.26% 10.16% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 49 74
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £27.91 £112.50 £33.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.19% +237.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £61.75 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.75 £166.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 2 £213 - 2
Salford - - - - 1
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) Flash
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) ActionScript
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
5 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Games
5 3 (23.08%) Selenium
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Multimedia
5 3 (23.08%) Subversion
5 3 (23.08%) Content Management
5 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Android
5 3 (23.08%) Kindle
5 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
5 3 (23.08%) Game Development
5 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
5 3 (23.08%) New Media
6 2 (15.38%) XPath

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
3 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
3 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (23.08%) Games
1 3 (23.08%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) Flash
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) JSF
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) XSLT
7 1 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.69%) XHTML
7 1 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Kindle
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
1 3 (23.08%) New Media
2 2 (15.38%) W3C
3 1 (7.69%) Telematics
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Content Management
2 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Game Development
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Android Development
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) ActionScript
4 2 (15.38%) XPath
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
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