The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 July 2015 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 90 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 8 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.79% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.84% 6.80% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £146 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
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
137 147 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.46% 11.59% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 103 81
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £259 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £414 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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
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 27 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 - - 1
Altrincham - 1 - - 1
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) Java
3 15 (48.39%) Scrum
4 11 (35.48%) Windows
4 11 (35.48%) Linux
5 10 (32.26%) OO
5 10 (32.26%) .NET
5 10 (32.26%) Oracle
5 10 (32.26%) DV Cleared
5 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
6 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
7 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
7 8 (25.81%) C#
7 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
8 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
8 7 (22.58%) Web Services
8 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (22.58%) TDD
8 7 (22.58%) Mercurial
8 7 (22.58%) Hadoop
8 7 (22.58%) Confluence
8 7 (22.58%) BDD
8 7 (22.58%) Puppet
8 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
8 7 (22.58%) SDLC
9 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (19.35%) Subversion
9 6 (19.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (19.35%) JSON
9 6 (19.35%) HTML

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 7 (22.58%) Confluence
2 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.90%) CMS
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (9.68%) Umbraco
3 3 (9.68%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) MS Project Server
5 1 (3.23%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
1 4 (12.90%) AMQP
2 2 (6.45%) iBeacon
3 1 (3.23%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Hadoop
1 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.90%) Big Data
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
2 7 (22.58%) Mercurial
3 6 (19.35%) JUnit
3 6 (19.35%) Subversion
3 6 (19.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
5 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.90%) SpecFlow
5 4 (12.90%) Gradle
5 4 (12.90%) Selenium
5 4 (12.90%) Ant
6 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
6 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.45%) Xcode
8 1 (3.23%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (6.45%) iOS Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Portfolio Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) Web Services
3 6 (19.35%) HTML
3 6 (19.35%) CSS
3 6 (19.35%) JSON
4 4 (12.90%) JMS
4 4 (12.90%) EJB
4 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
4 4 (12.90%) Java EE
5 3 (9.68%) CSS3
5 3 (9.68%) jQuery
5 3 (9.68%) HTML5
5 3 (9.68%) XML
6 2 (6.45%) XSD
6 2 (6.45%) J2EE
6 2 (6.45%) SVG
6 2 (6.45%) Spring
6 2 (6.45%) Ajax
6 2 (6.45%) Spring MVC
6 2 (6.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) iPhone
2 2 (6.45%) iPad
2 2 (6.45%) DTV
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) IVR
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) UNIX
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Scrum
3 10 (32.26%) OO
4 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
5 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
6 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (22.58%) TDD
6 7 (22.58%) BDD
6 7 (22.58%) SDLC
7 6 (19.35%) Project Management
8 5 (16.13%) User Stories
9 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
9 4 (12.90%) MapReduce
9 4 (12.90%) Open Source
9 4 (12.90%) Software Delivery
9 4 (12.90%) Automation Testing
9 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
9 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
9 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.90%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 3 (9.68%) Perl
5 3 (9.68%) Python
5 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.45%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) DV Cleared
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) PMP
3 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.23%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Vagrant
3 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Atlassian
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.68%) HP
3 3 (9.68%) Sitecore
4 2 (6.45%) hybris
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.23%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.23%) Sage
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
Altrincham
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago