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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 75 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 14 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 0.65% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.52% 6.96% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 9
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£475 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £169 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £359 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +12.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+7.18% -17.29%
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
147 115 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.70% 9.28% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 69 54
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.49 £112.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% -66.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (92.11%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) Scrum
3 23 (60.53%) Java
4 18 (47.37%) Oracle
5 15 (39.47%) Windows
5 15 (39.47%) Linux
5 15 (39.47%) TDD
5 15 (39.47%) Software Engineering
6 14 (36.84%) DV Cleared
6 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
7 13 (34.21%) OO
8 12 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (28.95%) Test Scripting
9 11 (28.95%) Subversion
9 11 (28.95%) Hadoop
10 10 (26.32%) Confluence
10 10 (26.32%) BDD
10 10 (26.32%) Puppet
10 10 (26.32%) MongoDB
10 10 (26.32%) Web Services
10 10 (26.32%) .NET
10 10 (26.32%) Eclipse
11 9 (23.68%) JUnit
11 9 (23.68%) SQL
11 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2
11 9 (23.68%) JSON
11 9 (23.68%) Mercurial
11 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (21.05%) Cucumber
12 8 (21.05%) NoSQL

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (26.32%) Confluence
2 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.89%) CMS
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (5.26%) Umbraco
4 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) AMQP
1 8 (21.05%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) Hadoop
2 10 (26.32%) MongoDB
3 8 (21.05%) NoSQL
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
4 7 (18.42%) Big Data
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.26%) MySQL
7 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.63%) QlikView
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Subversion
2 10 (26.32%) Eclipse
3 9 (23.68%) JUnit
3 9 (23.68%) Mercurial
4 8 (21.05%) Cucumber
5 7 (18.42%) Ant
5 7 (18.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (18.42%) Gradle
6 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 3 (7.89%) Selenium
7 3 (7.89%) SpecFlow
8 2 (5.26%) Hudson
8 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
8 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
8 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
8 2 (5.26%) Trac
8 2 (5.26%) Xcode
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (2.63%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (2.63%) QUnit
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Electronics
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Project Manager
3 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) iOS Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Hybris Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) Web Services
1 10 (26.32%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) JSON
3 8 (21.05%) JMS
4 7 (18.42%) EJB
4 7 (18.42%) Java EE
5 6 (15.79%) CSS
5 6 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (7.89%) jQuery
6 3 (7.89%) RESTful
7 2 (5.26%) HTML5
7 2 (5.26%) REST
7 2 (5.26%) CSS3
7 2 (5.26%) Gherkin
7 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.26%) Spring
7 2 (5.26%) Ajax
7 2 (5.26%) Spring MVC
7 2 (5.26%) JSP
7 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Open Source
3 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) iPad
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.26%) iPhone
4 2 (5.26%) DTV
4 2 (5.26%) W3C
5 1 (2.63%) IVR
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
1 15 (39.47%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) Scrum
3 15 (39.47%) TDD
3 15 (39.47%) Software Engineering
4 13 (34.21%) OO
5 12 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (28.95%) Test Scripting
7 10 (26.32%) BDD
8 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2
9 8 (21.05%) User Stories
10 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
10 7 (18.42%) Project Management
10 7 (18.42%) MapReduce
10 7 (18.42%) Software Delivery
11 6 (15.79%) Kanban
12 5 (13.16%) Coaching
13 4 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
13 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
13 4 (10.53%) Wealth Management
13 4 (10.53%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Java
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) C#
4 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.89%) Perl
6 3 (7.89%) Python
7 2 (5.26%) Apple Swift
7 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) VB
8 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) DV Cleared
1 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) PMP
3 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Puppet
2 7 (18.42%) Vagrant
3 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) Atlassian
3 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.89%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) hybris
5 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
5 2 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) Sage
6 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.63%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Xamarin
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