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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 57 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 50 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.74% 1.41% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.43% 10.31% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 4
Average daily rate £315 £488 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +43.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £266 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £588 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +24.03%
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
324 194 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.77% 13.67% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 150 69
Average daily rate £345 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £32.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 - £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
Salford -6 1 £331 -5.57%
Oldham - 1 £400 -
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 68 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (44.68%) Selenium
3 39 (41.49%) QA
4 36 (38.30%) Scrum
4 36 (38.30%) Java
5 29 (30.85%) Web Services
5 29 (30.85%) BDD
5 29 (30.85%) SDLC
6 23 (24.47%) JavaScript
7 22 (23.40%) TDD
7 22 (23.40%) Test Scripting
8 21 (22.34%) Project Management
9 20 (21.28%) HTML
10 19 (20.21%) Confluence
10 19 (20.21%) Cucumber
11 18 (19.15%) Open Source
12 17 (18.09%) CSS
13 16 (17.02%) Defect Management
13 16 (17.02%) Jenkins
14 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
15 14 (14.89%) REST
16 13 (13.83%) Subversion
16 13 (13.83%) Maven
16 13 (13.83%) MVC
16 13 (13.83%) XML
16 13 (13.83%) C#
16 13 (13.83%) .NET
16 13 (13.83%) AngularJS
17 12 (12.77%) Automation Testing
17 12 (12.77%) Mobile App

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 19 (20.21%) Confluence
2 8 (8.51%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.26%) JBoss
3 4 (4.26%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.19%) Node.js
4 3 (3.19%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.19%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.19%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (2.13%) nginx
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.06%) Apache
6 1 (1.06%) CMS
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (8.51%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.19%) Mingle
4 1 (1.06%) MS Office
4 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Magento
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) GitHub
2 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.06%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) HTTP
1 1 (1.06%) Intranet
1 1 (1.06%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) MySQL
2 8 (8.51%) GIS
2 8 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.38%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.19%) DB2
7 2 (2.13%) QGIS
7 2 (2.13%) SQLite
8 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.06%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.06%) Redis
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (44.68%) Selenium
2 19 (20.21%) Cucumber
3 16 (17.02%) Jenkins
4 13 (13.83%) Maven
4 13 (13.83%) Subversion
5 12 (12.77%) Appium
5 12 (12.77%) Git (software)
6 9 (9.57%) Gradle
7 8 (8.51%) JBehave
7 8 (8.51%) JUnit
8 5 (5.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (5.32%) WebDriver
9 4 (4.26%) Mocha
10 3 (3.19%) Axure RP
10 3 (3.19%) eggPlant
10 3 (3.19%) JIRA Agile
10 3 (3.19%) Log4j
10 3 (3.19%) Mercurial
11 2 (2.13%) GitLab
11 2 (2.13%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
1 8 (8.51%) Games
2 7 (7.45%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Billing
5 1 (1.06%) Electronics
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (40.43%) Developer
2 14 (14.89%) Analyst
3 12 (12.77%) Test Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Consultant
4 8 (8.51%) GIS Developer
4 8 (8.51%) Senior Developer
4 8 (8.51%) Tester
5 7 (7.45%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.45%) PMO Consultant
5 7 (7.45%) Project Consultant
5 7 (7.45%) Project Office Support
5 7 (7.45%) Project Support Consultant
5 7 (7.45%) Support Consultant
6 6 (6.38%) Test Manager
7 5 (5.32%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Hybris Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.26%) iOS Developer
8 4 (4.26%) QA Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.85%) Web Services
2 20 (21.28%) HTML
3 17 (18.09%) CSS
4 14 (14.89%) REST
5 13 (13.83%) .NET
5 13 (13.83%) AngularJS
5 13 (13.83%) XML
6 12 (12.77%) RESTful
7 10 (10.64%) jQuery
8 8 (8.51%) JSP
8 8 (8.51%) PostGIS
8 8 (8.51%) Spring
9 6 (6.38%) HTML5
9 6 (6.38%) Leaflet
9 6 (6.38%) SOAP
9 6 (6.38%) Spring MVC
10 5 (5.32%) Ajax
10 5 (5.32%) XSD
11 4 (4.26%) J2EE
11 4 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.32%) iPad
3 5 (5.32%) User Experience
4 3 (3.19%) W3C
5 2 (2.13%) EPoS
6 1 (1.06%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.06%) iPhone
6 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.06%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) Apple iOS
2 10 (10.64%) Android
3 9 (9.57%) Unix
4 5 (5.32%) Windows
5 4 (4.26%) Linux
6 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (38.30%) Scrum
3 29 (30.85%) BDD
3 29 (30.85%) SDLC
4 22 (23.40%) TDD
4 22 (23.40%) Test Scripting
5 21 (22.34%) Project Management
6 18 (19.15%) Open Source
7 16 (17.02%) Defect Management
8 13 (13.83%) MVC
9 12 (12.77%) Automation Testing
9 12 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (11.70%) Workflow
11 10 (10.64%) Kanban
12 9 (9.57%) Automated Testing
12 9 (9.57%) PRINCE2
13 8 (8.51%) Data Modelling
13 8 (8.51%) E-Commerce
13 8 (8.51%) Regression Testing
13 8 (8.51%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.30%) Java
2 23 (24.47%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.83%) C#
4 10 (10.64%) Python
4 10 (10.64%) SQL
5 4 (4.26%) Objective-C
5 4 (4.26%) PHP
6 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.13%) C++
7 2 (2.13%) ES6
8 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.06%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.06%) Ruby
8 1 (1.06%) Scala
8 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) HND
2 5 (5.32%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.19%) ISEB
4 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (41.49%) QA
2 3 (3.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.06%) Ansible
2 1 (1.06%) Graylog
2 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.06%) Packer
2 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.38%) ESRI
3 5 (5.32%) HP
3 5 (5.32%) hybris
3 5 (5.32%) Oracle
4 4 (4.26%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.19%) Telerik
6 2 (2.13%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.13%) SAP
6 2 (2.13%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 2 (2.13%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.06%) Assembla
7 1 (1.06%) New Relic
7 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
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