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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
North West / Manchester
Rank 49 50 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Contract jobs citing JIRA 44 54 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.28% 3.00% 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.09% 17.82% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 21
Median daily rate £338 £300 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £181 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -40.62%

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
219 303 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.31% 16.85% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 190 158
Median daily rate £400 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 22 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

JIRA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Stockport - 2 - - 1
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (41.57%) Java
3 33 (37.08%) Scrum
4 32 (35.96%) JavaScript
5 29 (32.58%) SQL
6 28 (31.46%) TDD
6 28 (31.46%) BDD
7 22 (24.72%) AngularJS
8 21 (23.60%) Cucumber
9 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
10 18 (20.22%) QA
11 17 (19.10%) Open Source
11 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
12 16 (17.98%) Test Scripting
13 15 (16.85%) Degree
13 15 (16.85%) HTML
13 15 (16.85%) Web Services
13 15 (16.85%) Jenkins
14 14 (15.73%) Python
14 14 (15.73%) Confluence
15 13 (14.61%) JBehave
15 13 (14.61%) Selenium
15 13 (14.61%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (14.61%) Maven
16 12 (13.48%) XML
16 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
16 12 (13.48%) HTML5
17 11 (12.36%) Project Management
17 11 (12.36%) ESRI
17 11 (12.36%) Migration

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 14 (15.73%) Confluence
2 11 (12.36%) GeoServer
3 3 (3.37%) nginx
3 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.25%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.25%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.25%) JBoss
4 2 (2.25%) OpenEdge
4 2 (2.25%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.49%) Slack
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.37%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (3.37%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.25%) GitHub
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) HTTP
1 2 (2.25%) LAN
1 2 (2.25%) VoIP
2 1 (1.12%) DNS
2 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.99%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.87%) MySQL
4 6 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.37%) Redis
7 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 21 (23.60%) Cucumber
2 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
3 15 (16.85%) Jenkins
4 13 (14.61%) JBehave
4 13 (14.61%) Maven
4 13 (14.61%) Selenium
5 11 (12.36%) Gradle
6 5 (5.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (5.62%) JUnit
6 5 (5.62%) Subversion
7 4 (4.49%) AccuRev
7 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.49%) IntelliJ
7 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.49%) Vagrant
8 3 (3.37%) Babel
8 3 (3.37%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.37%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.37%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.37%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Games
3 6 (6.74%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (47.19%) Developer
2 13 (14.61%) Analyst
3 6 (6.74%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (6.74%) Java Developer
3 6 (6.74%) QA Automation Engineer
3 6 (6.74%) QA Engineer
3 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
3 6 (6.74%) Test Analyst
3 6 (6.74%) Tester
4 5 (5.62%) Android Developer
4 5 (5.62%) Business Analyst
4 5 (5.62%) Java Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (4.49%) Angular Developer
5 4 (4.49%) Defect Manager
5 4 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) Digital Developer
5 4 (4.49%) Web Developer
6 3 (3.37%) Senior Android Developer
6 3 (3.37%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.72%) AngularJS
2 15 (16.85%) HTML
2 15 (16.85%) Web Services
3 12 (13.48%) HTML5
3 12 (13.48%) XML
4 11 (12.36%) Leaflet
4 11 (12.36%) OpenLayers
4 11 (12.36%) PostGIS
5 9 (10.11%) .NET
5 9 (10.11%) CSS
5 9 (10.11%) JSON
5 9 (10.11%) REST
6 6 (6.74%) Node.js
7 5 (5.62%) React
7 5 (5.62%) WCF
8 4 (4.49%) CSS3
8 4 (4.49%) RESTful
8 4 (4.49%) WinForms
8 4 (4.49%) WPF
9 3 (3.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) User Experience
3 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.25%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.25%) Life Science
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.12%) New Media
6 1 (1.12%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Linux
2 7 (7.87%) Android
3 5 (5.62%) Windows
4 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.37%) CentOS
6 2 (2.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.08%) Scrum
3 28 (31.46%) BDD
3 28 (31.46%) TDD
4 17 (19.10%) Open Source
5 16 (17.98%) Test Scripting
6 13 (14.61%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
8 11 (12.36%) Migration
8 11 (12.36%) Project Management
9 10 (11.24%) Data Migration
9 10 (11.24%) Defect Management
10 8 (8.99%) SDLC
10 8 (8.99%) Test Management
10 8 (8.99%) Web Development
11 7 (7.87%) Automated Testing
11 7 (7.87%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.74%) MVC
12 6 (6.74%) OOP
12 6 (6.74%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (41.57%) Java
2 32 (35.96%) JavaScript
3 29 (32.58%) SQL
4 14 (15.73%) Python
5 8 (8.99%) C#
6 6 (6.74%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.49%) PHP
8 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.25%) C
9 2 (2.25%) C++
9 2 (2.25%) ES6
9 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.25%) VB
9 2 (2.25%) VB6
10 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.12%) XPath
10 1 (1.12%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) MCP
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.25%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.12%) CCNA
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.12%) ISEB
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.12%) MCSE
5 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.12%) PMP
5 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.22%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Docker
2 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.12%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.49%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.37%) Ansible
3 3 (3.37%) Packer
3 3 (3.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) ESRI
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle
3 5 (5.62%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.37%) HP
5 3 (3.37%) New Relic
5 3 (3.37%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.25%) Perforce
6 2 (2.25%) Sun
6 2 (2.25%) Sybase
6 2 (2.25%) VMware
7 1 (1.12%) Apple
7 1 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.12%) Remedy
7 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.12%) Zend
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