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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 78 91 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Contract jobs citing JIRA 33 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.79% 0.73% 1.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.96% 7.39% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 12
Median daily rate £329 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £259 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +25.00%
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
276 176 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.94% 9.83% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 115 123
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 £313 £281 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 1
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 - 2 £400 - 1
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 60 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.75%) QA
3 27 (33.75%) Selenium
3 27 (33.75%) Scrum
3 27 (33.75%) Java
4 23 (28.75%) Web Services
5 21 (26.25%) Jenkins
6 19 (23.75%) TDD
7 18 (22.50%) SQL
7 18 (22.50%) BDD
8 17 (21.25%) .NET
9 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 15 (18.75%) RESTful
9 15 (18.75%) SDLC
10 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
11 12 (15.00%) Test Scripting
11 12 (15.00%) C#
12 11 (13.75%) Oracle
12 11 (13.75%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (13.75%) Docker
13 10 (12.50%) Defect Management
13 10 (12.50%) Express
13 10 (12.50%) Retail
13 10 (12.50%) HTML
13 10 (12.50%) XML
13 10 (12.50%) CSS
13 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 10 (12.50%) Test Management
13 10 (12.50%) Cucumber
13 10 (12.50%) Node.js

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 10 (12.50%) Confluence
2 5 (6.25%) CMS
3 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.50%) Apache
5 2 (2.50%) IIS
5 2 (2.50%) JBoss
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.25%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.25%) GeoServer
6 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Magento
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) GitHub
2 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) IaaS
3 1 (1.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (1.25%) AMQP
3 1 (1.25%) Network Security
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (11.25%) MongoDB
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.75%) MySQL
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.25%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.25%) DB2
4 1 (1.25%) GIS
4 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.25%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.25%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.25%) OrientDB
4 1 (1.25%) QGIS
4 1 (1.25%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 27 (33.75%) Selenium
2 21 (26.25%) Jenkins
3 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
4 10 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 10 (12.50%) Mocha
5 6 (7.50%) Maven
6 5 (6.25%) Gradle
6 5 (6.25%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.75%) Appium
7 3 (3.75%) Bugzilla
7 3 (3.75%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.50%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.50%) ClearCase
8 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.50%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.50%) JUnit
8 2 (2.50%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.50%) Mockito
9 1 (1.25%) PhpStorm
General
1 10 (12.50%) Retail
2 9 (11.25%) Finance
3 6 (7.50%) Games
4 4 (5.00%) Local Government
5 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.50%) Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Online Betting
7 1 (1.25%) Billing
7 1 (1.25%) Legal
7 1 (1.25%) Marketing
7 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Developer
2 21 (26.25%) Analyst
3 16 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Agile Test Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) QA Tester
7 5 (6.25%) Security Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Test Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Tester
8 4 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.75%) Web Services
2 17 (21.25%) .NET
3 15 (18.75%) RESTful
4 10 (12.50%) CSS
4 10 (12.50%) Express
4 10 (12.50%) HTML
4 10 (12.50%) Node.js
4 10 (12.50%) XML
5 8 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET
6 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (8.75%) Spring
7 6 (7.50%) CSS3
7 6 (7.50%) HTML5
8 5 (6.25%) Java EE
9 4 (5.00%) Ajax
9 4 (5.00%) SOAP
10 3 (3.75%) Grails
11 2 (2.50%) Gherkin
11 2 (2.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) User Experience
3 5 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.75%) iPad
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) EPoS
5 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.50%) Wiki
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) Unix
2 7 (8.75%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) Android
4 2 (2.50%) AIX
5 1 (1.25%) CentOS
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.75%) Scrum
3 19 (23.75%) TDD
4 18 (22.50%) BDD
5 15 (18.75%) SDLC
6 12 (15.00%) Test Scripting
7 10 (12.50%) Defect Management
7 10 (12.50%) Test Management
8 9 (11.25%) Automation Testing
8 9 (11.25%) Regression Testing
9 8 (10.00%) OO
9 8 (10.00%) Project Management
9 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.00%) Web Development
10 7 (8.75%) Automated Testing
10 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.75%) Integration Testing
10 7 (8.75%) MVC
10 7 (8.75%) Open Source
11 6 (7.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.75%) Java
2 18 (22.50%) SQL
3 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.00%) C#
5 9 (11.25%) PHP
6 7 (8.75%) Ruby
7 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.00%) Groovy
8 4 (5.00%) Scala
9 3 (3.75%) Python
9 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.25%) Jython
10 1 (1.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Degree
1 7 (8.75%) ISEB
2 6 (7.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.75%) CISSP
6 1 (1.25%) HND
6 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (38.75%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.75%) Puppet
3 2 (2.50%) Graylog
3 2 (2.50%) Nagios
3 2 (2.50%) yum
4 1 (1.25%) Ansible
4 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Oracle
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.75%) Atlassian
3 7 (8.75%) HP
4 4 (5.00%) IBM
5 3 (3.75%) SAP
5 3 (3.75%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.50%) Actimize
6 2 (2.50%) Adobe
6 2 (2.50%) hybris
7 1 (1.25%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.25%) ESRI
7 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.25%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.25%) Telerik
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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