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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 58 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 47 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.53% 0.93% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.61% 9.52% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 6
Median daily rate £375 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +48.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +5.88%
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
191 147 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.29% 9.75% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 83 69
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Salford - 1 - -
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 79 (77.45%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (40.20%) Scrum
3 40 (39.22%) Selenium
4 38 (37.25%) Java
5 32 (31.37%) BDD
6 31 (30.39%) QA
7 29 (28.43%) SDLC
8 28 (27.45%) TDD
9 23 (22.55%) Web Services
10 22 (21.57%) Project Management
10 22 (21.57%) Confluence
11 20 (19.61%) JavaScript
11 20 (19.61%) Jenkins
12 19 (18.63%) Defect Management
12 19 (18.63%) Retail
13 18 (17.65%) Cucumber
13 18 (17.65%) SQL
14 17 (16.67%) XML
15 16 (15.69%) C#
15 16 (15.69%) HTML
16 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
16 15 (14.71%) Test Scripting
17 14 (13.73%) Test Management
17 14 (13.73%) WebDriver
17 14 (13.73%) HP
17 14 (13.73%) CSS
18 13 (12.75%) Regression Testing
18 13 (12.75%) .NET
18 13 (12.75%) Functional Testing
19 12 (11.76%) Docker

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 22 (21.57%) Confluence
2 10 (9.80%) Node.js
3 7 (6.86%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.92%) CMS
4 4 (3.92%) GeoServer
4 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.98%) Apache
6 1 (0.98%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.98%) nginx
6 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) MS Excel
1 8 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
1 8 (7.84%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.96%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Magento
2 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) GitHub
2 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.98%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.98%) IaaS
3 1 (0.98%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (0.98%) Network Security
2 1 (0.98%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.86%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.86%) MySQL
4 4 (3.92%) GIS
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.96%) QGIS
6 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.98%) DB2
7 1 (0.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (39.22%) Selenium
2 20 (19.61%) Jenkins
3 18 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 14 (13.73%) WebDriver
5 10 (9.80%) Mocha
6 9 (8.82%) Git (software)
7 7 (6.86%) Subversion
8 6 (5.88%) HP UFT
8 6 (5.88%) JUnit
8 6 (5.88%) Maven
9 4 (3.92%) Gradle
9 4 (3.92%) JBehave
10 3 (2.94%) Appium
10 3 (2.94%) Bugzilla
11 2 (1.96%) Axure RP
11 2 (1.96%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.96%) GitLab
11 2 (1.96%) TestDirector
11 2 (1.96%) Zephyr
12 1 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (18.63%) Retail
2 9 (8.82%) Finance
3 6 (5.88%) Games
4 4 (3.92%) Local Government
5 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.96%) Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Billing
6 2 (1.96%) Marketing
6 2 (1.96%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.98%) Electronics
7 1 (0.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (29.41%) Developer
2 21 (20.59%) Analyst
3 14 (13.73%) Test Analyst
4 10 (9.80%) Consultant
4 10 (9.80%) Node.js Developer
4 10 (9.80%) Test Manager
5 8 (7.84%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (7.84%) Tester
6 7 (6.86%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) PMO Consultant
6 7 (6.86%) Project Consultant
6 7 (6.86%) Project Office Support
6 7 (6.86%) Project Support Consultant
6 7 (6.86%) Support Consultant
7 6 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) Test Automation Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Automation Tester
8 5 (4.90%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.55%) Web Services
2 17 (16.67%) XML
3 16 (15.69%) HTML
4 14 (13.73%) CSS
5 13 (12.75%) .NET
6 11 (10.78%) RESTful
7 10 (9.80%) Express
8 9 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (8.82%) Spring
9 8 (7.84%) Ajax
9 8 (7.84%) jQuery
10 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET
10 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (5.88%) CSS3
11 6 (5.88%) HTML5
11 6 (5.88%) XSD
12 5 (4.90%) JSP
12 5 (4.90%) Spring MVC
13 4 (3.92%) Java EE
13 4 (3.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) User Experience
2 5 (4.90%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.92%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (3.92%) iPad
4 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) EPoS
5 2 (1.96%) W3C
6 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.98%) Social Media
6 1 (0.98%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Unix
2 7 (6.86%) Linux
3 5 (4.90%) Windows
4 2 (1.96%) CentOS
4 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (77.45%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (40.20%) Scrum
3 32 (31.37%) BDD
4 29 (28.43%) SDLC
5 28 (27.45%) TDD
6 22 (21.57%) Project Management
7 19 (18.63%) Defect Management
8 15 (14.71%) Test Scripting
9 14 (13.73%) Test Management
10 13 (12.75%) Functional Testing
10 13 (12.75%) Regression Testing
11 12 (11.76%) E-Commerce
11 12 (11.76%) Integration Testing
11 12 (11.76%) MVC
12 10 (9.80%) OO
12 10 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (8.82%) Open Source
13 9 (8.82%) PRINCE2
13 9 (8.82%) Software Testing
13 9 (8.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.25%) Java
2 20 (19.61%) JavaScript
3 18 (17.65%) SQL
4 16 (15.69%) C#
5 10 (9.80%) PHP
6 9 (8.82%) PL/SQL
6 9 (8.82%) Ruby
7 7 (6.86%) Python
8 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.98%) Jython
10 1 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) ISTQB
2 7 (6.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (4.90%) ISEB
4 4 (3.92%) Degree
4 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.96%) HND
7 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.98%) PMP
7 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (30.39%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.92%) Puppet
2 2 (1.96%) Graylog
2 2 (1.96%) Nagios
2 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.96%) yum
3 1 (0.98%) Ansible
3 1 (0.98%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.73%) HP
3 8 (7.84%) Oracle
4 6 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 6 (5.88%) hybris
5 4 (3.92%) IBM
6 2 (1.96%) Actimize
6 2 (1.96%) ESRI
6 2 (1.96%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.96%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.96%) Telerik
6 2 (1.96%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 1 (0.98%) Adobe
7 1 (0.98%) New Relic
7 1 (0.98%) SAP
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