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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 76 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing JIRA 32 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.78% 1.11% 1.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.19% 9.01% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 13
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £259 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £465 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -1.23%
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
286 233 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.95% 12.37% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 142 140
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 1
Median hourly rate £29.53 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.26% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 - 5 £425 -
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 65 (77.38%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (39.29%) QA
3 30 (35.71%) Scrum
4 28 (33.33%) Java
5 27 (32.14%) Selenium
6 25 (29.76%) BDD
7 23 (27.38%) Jenkins
7 23 (27.38%) TDD
8 21 (25.00%) Web Services
9 17 (20.24%) JavaScript
9 17 (20.24%) .NET
10 16 (19.05%) SQL
10 16 (19.05%) Git (software)
11 14 (16.67%) RESTful
11 14 (16.67%) Cucumber
11 14 (16.67%) SDLC
12 13 (15.48%) Test Scripting
12 13 (15.48%) Project Management
13 12 (14.29%) C#
13 12 (14.29%) Test Management
14 11 (13.10%) Oracle
14 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
14 11 (13.10%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (13.10%) Docker
15 10 (11.90%) Express
15 10 (11.90%) Automation Testing
15 10 (11.90%) Mocha
15 10 (11.90%) Node.js
15 10 (11.90%) Defect Management
15 10 (11.90%) Finance

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 6 (7.14%) Confluence
2 5 (5.95%) CMS
3 4 (4.76%) GeoServer
3 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.57%) JBoss
4 3 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.38%) Apache
5 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.38%) IIS
5 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.19%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.19%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.19%) MS Office
1 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Magento
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) GitHub
2 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (1.19%) AMQP
3 1 (1.19%) Network Security
3 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.19%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.76%) MySQL
5 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.19%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.19%) DB2
6 1 (1.19%) GIS
6 1 (1.19%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.19%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.19%) OrientDB
6 1 (1.19%) QGIS
6 1 (1.19%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 27 (32.14%) Selenium
2 23 (27.38%) Jenkins
3 16 (19.05%) Git (software)
4 14 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 10 (11.90%) Mocha
6 9 (10.71%) Maven
7 8 (9.52%) Gradle
8 4 (4.76%) JBehave
8 4 (4.76%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.57%) Appium
9 3 (3.57%) Bugzilla
9 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.57%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.57%) Subversion
10 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.38%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.38%) ClearCase
10 2 (2.38%) JUnit
10 2 (2.38%) LoadRunner
10 2 (2.38%) Mockito
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Games
2 9 (10.71%) Retail
3 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.19%) Billing
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (38.10%) Developer
2 19 (22.62%) Analyst
3 16 (19.05%) Test Analyst
4 10 (11.90%) Agile Test Analyst
4 10 (11.90%) Node.js Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Consultant
6 5 (5.95%) QA Tester
6 5 (5.95%) Security Consultant
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Test Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Test Manager
6 5 (5.95%) Tester
7 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.57%) Agile Test Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.00%) Web Services
2 17 (20.24%) .NET
3 14 (16.67%) RESTful
4 10 (11.90%) Express
4 10 (11.90%) Node.js
5 9 (10.71%) HTML
6 8 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (9.52%) XML
7 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (7.14%) CSS
8 6 (7.14%) Spring
9 5 (5.95%) HTML5
9 5 (5.95%) JSON
9 5 (5.95%) PostGIS
10 4 (4.76%) Ajax
10 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
10 4 (4.76%) Leaflet
10 4 (4.76%) OpenLayers
10 4 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) User Experience
3 3 (3.57%) iPad
3 3 (3.57%) Wiki
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) EPoS
4 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Linux
1 8 (9.52%) Unix
1 8 (9.52%) Windows
2 6 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (2.38%) AIX
3 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.19%) CentOS
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (77.38%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.71%) Scrum
3 25 (29.76%) BDD
4 23 (27.38%) TDD
5 14 (16.67%) SDLC
6 13 (15.48%) Project Management
6 13 (15.48%) Test Scripting
7 12 (14.29%) Test Management
8 10 (11.90%) Automation Testing
8 10 (11.90%) Defect Management
8 10 (11.90%) Open Source
9 9 (10.71%) Regression Testing
10 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.33%) Automated Testing
11 7 (8.33%) Configuration Management
11 7 (8.33%) Integration Testing
11 7 (8.33%) Migration
11 7 (8.33%) MVC
11 7 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.33%) Java
2 17 (20.24%) JavaScript
3 16 (19.05%) SQL
4 12 (14.29%) C#
5 10 (11.90%) PHP
6 6 (7.14%) Python
6 6 (7.14%) Ruby
7 4 (4.76%) Groovy
7 4 (4.76%) Scala
8 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.38%) C++
9 2 (2.38%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) C
10 1 (1.19%) Jython
10 1 (1.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) ISEB
3 6 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.57%) CISSP
4 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) HND
6 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (39.29%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.57%) Puppet
3 2 (2.38%) Graylog
3 2 (2.38%) Nagios
3 2 (2.38%) yum
4 1 (1.19%) Ansible
4 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
1 11 (13.10%) Oracle
2 6 (7.14%) HP
3 4 (4.76%) ESRI
4 3 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.57%) IBM
4 3 (3.57%) SAP
4 3 (3.57%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.38%) Actimize
5 2 (2.38%) Adobe
5 2 (2.38%) hybris
6 1 (1.19%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.19%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.19%) Sun
6 1 (1.19%) Sybase
6 1 (1.19%) Telerik
6 1 (1.19%) Zend
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