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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 57 58 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Contract jobs citing JIRA 51 50 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.05% 2.57% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.77% 14.33% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 13
Median daily rate £400 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £235 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -16.66%
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
258 349 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.43% 17.97% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 184 152
Median daily rate £400 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 1
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Stockport -4 3 £425 -
Salford -7 3 £400 +21.02%
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 65 (77.38%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (46.43%) Java
3 29 (34.52%) Scrum
4 27 (32.14%) TDD
5 26 (30.95%) BDD
6 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
7 24 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 23 (27.38%) SQL
9 22 (26.19%) Cucumber
10 19 (22.62%) Jenkins
10 19 (22.62%) QA
11 17 (20.24%) Maven
11 17 (20.24%) Open Source
11 17 (20.24%) Web Services
12 16 (19.05%) AngularJS
13 15 (17.86%) Gradle
13 15 (17.86%) Confluence
14 14 (16.67%) Degree
14 14 (16.67%) Python
15 13 (15.48%) Software Engineering
15 13 (15.48%) JBehave
16 12 (14.29%) Project Management
16 12 (14.29%) Migration
16 12 (14.29%) XML
16 12 (14.29%) PostGIS
17 11 (13.10%) Leaflet
17 11 (13.10%) GeoServer
17 11 (13.10%) OpenLayers
17 11 (13.10%) Linux
17 11 (13.10%) SQL Server

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 15 (17.86%) Confluence
2 11 (13.10%) GeoServer
3 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.76%) JBoss
5 3 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.57%) nginx
6 2 (2.38%) CMS
6 2 (2.38%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.19%) Apache
7 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.19%) Magento
1 1 (1.19%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.76%) Slack
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.57%) CloudFront
3 3 (3.57%) GitHub
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) AMQP
2 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) MySQL
2 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.95%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.57%) Redis
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.19%) GIS
7 1 (1.19%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.19%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 22 (26.19%) Cucumber
3 19 (22.62%) Jenkins
4 17 (20.24%) Maven
5 15 (17.86%) Gradle
6 13 (15.48%) JBehave
7 10 (11.90%) Selenium
8 6 (7.14%) JUnit
9 5 (5.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (5.95%) Eclipse
10 4 (4.76%) IntelliJ
10 4 (4.76%) SoapUI
11 3 (3.57%) Babel
11 3 (3.57%) Jasmine
11 3 (3.57%) Subversion
11 3 (3.57%) Vagrant
11 3 (3.57%) WebDriver
12 2 (2.38%) Bitbucket
12 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
12 2 (2.38%) TestRail
General
1 9 (10.71%) Games
2 7 (8.33%) Finance
3 5 (5.95%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (44.05%) Developer
2 14 (16.67%) Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Agile Test Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Android Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Test Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Digital Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Tester
8 3 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) IT Security Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) QA Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.24%) Web Services
2 16 (19.05%) AngularJS
3 12 (14.29%) PostGIS
3 12 (14.29%) XML
4 11 (13.10%) Leaflet
4 11 (13.10%) OpenLayers
5 10 (11.90%) HTML
5 10 (11.90%) REST
6 7 (8.33%) JSON
6 7 (8.33%) RESTful
6 7 (8.33%) Spring
7 6 (7.14%) HTML5
8 5 (5.95%) React
9 4 (4.76%) .NET
9 4 (4.76%) CSS
9 4 (4.76%) Node.js
9 4 (4.76%) SOAP
10 3 (3.57%) EJB
10 3 (3.57%) Grails
10 3 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) User Experience
3 3 (3.57%) Mobile Games
4 2 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.38%) EPoS
4 2 (2.38%) iPad
4 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.38%) Wiki
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) New Media
5 1 (1.19%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Linux
2 10 (11.90%) Android
3 6 (7.14%) Windows
4 5 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.95%) Unix
5 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.57%) CentOS
6 2 (2.38%) AIX
7 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (77.38%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.52%) Scrum
3 27 (32.14%) TDD
4 26 (30.95%) BDD
5 17 (20.24%) Open Source
6 13 (15.48%) Software Engineering
7 12 (14.29%) Migration
7 12 (14.29%) Project Management
8 11 (13.10%) Data Migration
9 10 (11.90%) Test Management
9 10 (11.90%) Test Scripting
10 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (8.33%) User Stories
12 6 (7.14%) Android Development
12 6 (7.14%) Defect Management
12 6 (7.14%) Kanban
12 6 (7.14%) OOP
12 6 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.43%) Java
2 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
3 23 (27.38%) SQL
4 14 (16.67%) Python
5 7 (8.33%) C#
6 4 (4.76%) Groovy
6 4 (4.76%) PHP
6 4 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.76%) Scala
7 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.38%) C
8 2 (2.38%) C++
8 2 (2.38%) ES6
8 2 (2.38%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.38%) Ruby
8 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.38%) VB
8 2 (2.38%) VB6
9 1 (1.19%) XPath
9 1 (1.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) ISEB
4 3 (3.57%) CISSP
4 3 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.38%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.19%) MCP
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.62%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Docker
1 1 (1.19%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.76%) Ansible
4 3 (3.57%) Packer
4 3 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) ESRI
2 8 (9.52%) Oracle
3 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.95%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.76%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.57%) HP
5 3 (3.57%) New Relic
5 3 (3.57%) SaltStack
5 3 (3.57%) SAP
6 2 (2.38%) Perforce
6 2 (2.38%) Sun
6 2 (2.38%) Sybase
7 1 (1.19%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.19%) Remedy
7 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.19%) Zend