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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 57 76 84
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Contract jobs citing JIRA 48 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.62% 1.21% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.65% 12.12% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 5
Median daily rate £375 £450 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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
203 165 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.07% 9.99% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 96 73
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -2.11%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -9 1 - - 1
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 76 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (41.67%) Selenium
3 39 (40.63%) Scrum
4 38 (39.58%) Java
5 31 (32.29%) QA
6 30 (31.25%) BDD
7 27 (28.13%) SDLC
8 24 (25.00%) TDD
9 22 (22.92%) Web Services
10 21 (21.88%) Confluence
11 20 (20.83%) Project Management
11 20 (20.83%) Defect Management
12 19 (19.79%) Jenkins
12 19 (19.79%) JavaScript
12 19 (19.79%) Cucumber
13 17 (17.71%) SQL
13 17 (17.71%) XML
13 17 (17.71%) Test Scripting
14 16 (16.67%) HTML
15 14 (14.58%) CSS
15 14 (14.58%) HP
15 14 (14.58%) Regression Testing
15 14 (14.58%) Retail
15 14 (14.58%) WebDriver
15 14 (14.58%) Test Management
16 13 (13.54%) Functional Testing
16 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
16 13 (13.54%) C#
17 12 (12.50%) Integration Testing
17 12 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

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 21 (21.88%) Confluence
2 7 (7.29%) Node.js
2 7 (7.29%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.17%) GeoServer
3 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.08%) Apache
5 1 (1.04%) JBoss
5 1 (1.04%) nginx
5 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 8 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 8 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Magento
2 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) GitHub
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.04%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.04%) IaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) MySQL
3 4 (4.17%) GIS
3 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.08%) QGIS
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.04%) DB2
6 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.04%) Redis
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (41.67%) Selenium
2 19 (19.79%) Cucumber
2 19 (19.79%) Jenkins
3 14 (14.58%) WebDriver
4 10 (10.42%) Subversion
5 8 (8.33%) Maven
5 8 (8.33%) Mocha
6 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.25%) JUnit
7 5 (5.21%) HP UFT
8 4 (4.17%) Gradle
8 4 (4.17%) JBehave
9 3 (3.13%) Appium
9 3 (3.13%) Axure RP
9 3 (3.13%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (2.08%) Bugzilla
10 2 (2.08%) ClearCase
10 2 (2.08%) GitLab
10 2 (2.08%) TestDirector
10 2 (2.08%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (14.58%) Retail
2 8 (8.33%) Finance
3 6 (6.25%) Games
4 4 (4.17%) Local Government
5 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.08%) Billing
6 2 (2.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.04%) Automotive
7 1 (1.04%) Banking
7 1 (1.04%) Electronics
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Marketing
7 1 (1.04%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 24 (25.00%) Developer
2 18 (18.75%) Analyst
3 12 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 11 (11.46%) Consultant
4 11 (11.46%) Test Manager
5 8 (8.33%) Tester
6 7 (7.29%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (7.29%) Node.js Developer
6 7 (7.29%) PMO Consultant
6 7 (7.29%) Project Consultant
6 7 (7.29%) Project Office Support
6 7 (7.29%) Project Support Consultant
6 7 (7.29%) Support Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Test Automation Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.21%) Hybris Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.92%) Web Services
2 17 (17.71%) XML
3 16 (16.67%) HTML
4 14 (14.58%) CSS
5 10 (10.42%) .NET
5 10 (10.42%) RESTful
6 8 (8.33%) jQuery
6 8 (8.33%) Spring
7 7 (7.29%) Express
8 6 (6.25%) JSP
8 6 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (5.21%) Ajax
9 5 (5.21%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (5.21%) Spring MVC
9 5 (5.21%) XSD
10 4 (4.17%) HTML5
10 4 (4.17%) PostGIS
10 4 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) User Experience
2 5 (5.21%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (4.17%) iPad
4 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.13%) W3C
5 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.08%) EPoS
6 1 (1.04%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Unix
2 6 (6.25%) Windows
3 5 (5.21%) Linux
4 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.04%) Android
5 1 (1.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (40.63%) Scrum
3 30 (31.25%) BDD
4 27 (28.13%) SDLC
5 24 (25.00%) TDD
6 20 (20.83%) Defect Management
6 20 (20.83%) Project Management
7 17 (17.71%) Test Scripting
8 14 (14.58%) Regression Testing
8 14 (14.58%) Test Management
9 13 (13.54%) Functional Testing
10 12 (12.50%) Integration Testing
10 12 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (10.42%) Automation Testing
11 10 (10.42%) E-Commerce
11 10 (10.42%) MVC
11 10 (10.42%) Software Testing
12 9 (9.38%) OO
12 9 (9.38%) PRINCE2
12 9 (9.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.58%) Java
2 19 (19.79%) JavaScript
3 17 (17.71%) SQL
4 13 (13.54%) C#
5 10 (10.42%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.33%) PHP
6 8 (8.33%) Ruby
7 7 (7.29%) Python
8 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) ISTQB
2 6 (6.25%) Degree
2 6 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.17%) HND
4 3 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.13%) ISEB
4 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (32.29%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.04%) Ansible
3 1 (1.04%) Packer
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) HP
2 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.33%) Oracle
4 7 (7.29%) Atlassian
5 6 (6.25%) hybris
6 3 (3.13%) IBM
6 3 (3.13%) Telerik
7 2 (2.08%) Actimize
7 2 (2.08%) ESRI
7 2 (2.08%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.08%) Wincor Nixdorf
8 1 (1.04%) New Relic
8 1 (1.04%) SAP
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