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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 65 74 85
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 23 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.69% 0.51% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.50% 4.05% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £265 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £355 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +125.00%
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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
200 148 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.67% 12.47% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 93 69
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £407 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £11.30 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.48% -66.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 18 September 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Scrum
3 11 (35.48%) Mercurial
4 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 10 (32.26%) Web Services
5 8 (25.81%) CSS
5 8 (25.81%) HTML
5 8 (25.81%) Java
5 8 (25.81%) TDD
5 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
6 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
6 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
6 7 (22.58%) Atlassian
6 7 (22.58%) Confluence
6 7 (22.58%) HTML5
6 7 (22.58%) CSS3
6 7 (22.58%) Retail
6 7 (22.58%) OO
7 6 (19.35%) OOP
7 6 (19.35%) XHTML
7 6 (19.35%) JMS
7 6 (19.35%) JUnit
7 6 (19.35%) EJB
7 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Java EE
8 5 (16.13%) QA
8 5 (16.13%) Selenium
8 5 (16.13%) Integration Testing
8 5 (16.13%) BDD
8 5 (16.13%) Gradle

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (22.58%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Mercurial
2 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
3 6 (19.35%) JUnit
4 5 (16.13%) Selenium
4 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
4 5 (16.13%) Gradle
4 5 (16.13%) Zephyr
5 3 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.23%) Hudson
7 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.23%) QUnit
7 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.23%) Trac
7 1 (3.23%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (22.58%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Tester
6 2 (6.45%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Web Services
2 8 (25.81%) HTML
2 8 (25.81%) CSS
3 7 (22.58%) HTML5
3 7 (22.58%) CSS3
4 6 (19.35%) Java EE
4 6 (19.35%) EJB
4 6 (19.35%) XHTML
4 6 (19.35%) JMS
5 4 (12.90%) .NET
5 4 (12.90%) JSON
6 2 (6.45%) jQuery
6 2 (6.45%) SOAP
6 2 (6.45%) JavaBeans
7 1 (3.23%) Ajax
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.23%) WCF
7 1 (3.23%) Sass
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) New Media
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
1 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Scrum
3 8 (25.81%) TDD
4 7 (22.58%) OO
5 6 (19.35%) OOP
5 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Integration Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.13%) BDD
7 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.68%) User Stories
8 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
8 3 (9.68%) Project Management
8 3 (9.68%) MVC
9 2 (6.45%) Workflow
9 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.81%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Atlassian
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) hybris
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