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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 72 72 81
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing JIRA 10 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.79% 0.81% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.76% 6.87% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
148 131 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.68% 11.75% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 81 60
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £273 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.75 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -28.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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
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 24 July 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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
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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
Altrincham - - - -
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (29.41%) Retail
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) Selenium
3 3 (17.65%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
3 3 (17.65%) User Stories
3 3 (17.65%) Zephyr
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
4 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
4 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.76%) Confluence
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (11.76%) Confluence
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) Zephyr
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
2 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
2 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
5 2 (11.76%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) Java EE
3 2 (11.76%) Ajax
3 2 (11.76%) JSF
3 2 (11.76%) EJB
3 2 (11.76%) JMS
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
3 2 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) XSLT
4 1 (5.88%) XHTML
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) W3C
2 1 (5.88%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (23.53%) Scrum
2 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
2 3 (17.65%) User Stories
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
3 2 (11.76%) BDD
3 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) RAD
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) XPath
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) hybris
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