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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 53 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 50 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.77% 0.66% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.04% 7.41% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 6
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £318 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+37.09% -18.42%
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
217 135 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.04% 8.89% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 83 74
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 73 (73.74%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (37.37%) Java
3 36 (36.36%) Selenium
4 34 (34.34%) Scrum
5 29 (29.29%) QA
6 27 (27.27%) BDD
7 24 (24.24%) TDD
8 23 (23.23%) Web Services
8 23 (23.23%) SDLC
9 21 (21.21%) Jenkins
10 19 (19.19%) Retail
11 18 (18.18%) XML
11 18 (18.18%) Project Management
12 17 (17.17%) SQL
12 17 (17.17%) Confluence
13 16 (16.16%) .NET
13 16 (16.16%) C#
13 16 (16.16%) HTML
13 16 (16.16%) JavaScript
14 15 (15.15%) WebDriver
14 15 (15.15%) Defect Management
15 14 (14.14%) RESTful
15 14 (14.14%) Git (software)
15 14 (14.14%) Cucumber
15 14 (14.14%) Test Scripting
15 14 (14.14%) CSS
15 14 (14.14%) HP
16 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
16 13 (13.13%) Test Management
17 12 (12.12%) MVC

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 17 (17.17%) Confluence
2 7 (7.07%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.05%) CMS
4 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.02%) IIS
6 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.01%) Apache
7 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.01%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.01%) nginx
7 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.05%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (5.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.01%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Magento
2 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) GitHub
2 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.01%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.01%) IaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Firewall
2 1 (1.01%) Network Security
2 1 (1.01%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (9.09%) MySQL
3 8 (8.08%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.01%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.01%) DB2
6 1 (1.01%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.01%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (36.36%) Selenium
2 21 (21.21%) Jenkins
3 15 (15.15%) WebDriver
4 14 (14.14%) Cucumber
4 14 (14.14%) Git (software)
5 10 (10.10%) Mocha
6 7 (7.07%) Subversion
7 6 (6.06%) HP UFT
7 6 (6.06%) JUnit
8 5 (5.05%) Maven
9 4 (4.04%) Appium
10 3 (3.03%) Bugzilla
10 3 (3.03%) Gradle
11 2 (2.02%) ClearCase
11 2 (2.02%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.02%) Zephyr
12 1 (1.01%) JIRA Agile
12 1 (1.01%) PhpStorm
12 1 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (1.01%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (19.19%) Retail
2 9 (9.09%) Finance
3 5 (5.05%) Games
4 4 (4.04%) Local Government
4 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.02%) Banking
6 2 (2.02%) Billing
6 2 (2.02%) Marketing
6 2 (2.02%) Online Betting
7 1 (1.01%) Electronics
7 1 (1.01%) Legal
7 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (32.32%) Developer
2 20 (20.20%) Analyst
3 13 (13.13%) Test Analyst
4 11 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 10 (10.10%) Node.js Developer
5 10 (10.10%) Tester
6 8 (8.08%) Consultant
6 8 (8.08%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (7.07%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Automation Tester
8 6 (6.06%) QA Tester
9 5 (5.05%) Agile Test Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Project Office Support
9 5 (5.05%) Project Support Consultant
9 5 (5.05%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Support Consultant
9 5 (5.05%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.23%) Web Services
2 18 (18.18%) XML
3 16 (16.16%) .NET
3 16 (16.16%) HTML
4 14 (14.14%) CSS
4 14 (14.14%) RESTful
5 10 (10.10%) Express
5 10 (10.10%) Node.js
5 10 (10.10%) Spring
6 9 (9.09%) Ajax
6 9 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET
7 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (6.06%) CSS3
8 6 (6.06%) HTML5
8 6 (6.06%) jQuery
8 6 (6.06%) XSD
9 5 (5.05%) JSP
9 5 (5.05%) Spring MVC
10 4 (4.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) iPad
1 6 (6.06%) User Experience
2 5 (5.05%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.04%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.02%) EPoS
5 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.01%) Social Media
6 1 (1.01%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.12%) Unix
2 8 (8.08%) Windows
3 7 (7.07%) Linux
4 3 (3.03%) Android
5 2 (2.02%) AIX
5 2 (2.02%) CentOS
5 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (73.74%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.34%) Scrum
3 27 (27.27%) BDD
4 24 (24.24%) TDD
5 23 (23.23%) SDLC
6 18 (18.18%) Project Management
7 15 (15.15%) Defect Management
8 14 (14.14%) Test Scripting
9 13 (13.13%) Test Management
10 12 (12.12%) Functional Testing
10 12 (12.12%) MVC
11 11 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 11 (11.11%) Integration Testing
11 11 (11.11%) Regression Testing
12 10 (10.10%) Automation Testing
12 10 (10.10%) OO
12 10 (10.10%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 10 (10.10%) Web Development
13 8 (8.08%) Programme Management
13 8 (8.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.37%) Java
2 17 (17.17%) SQL
3 16 (16.16%) C#
3 16 (16.16%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.12%) PHP
5 9 (9.09%) Ruby
6 8 (8.08%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.03%) Groovy
7 3 (3.03%) Python
7 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.02%) Scala
9 1 (1.01%) Jython
9 1 (1.01%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) ISTQB
1 6 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (4.04%) ISEB
2 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) Degree
3 3 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) HND
4 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (29.29%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Puppet
2 3 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.02%) Graylog
3 2 (2.02%) Nagios
3 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.02%) yum
4 1 (1.01%) Ansible
4 1 (1.01%) Packer
Vendors
1 14 (14.14%) HP
2 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle
4 7 (7.07%) hybris
5 6 (6.06%) Atlassian
6 4 (4.04%) IBM
7 3 (3.03%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.02%) Actimize
8 2 (2.02%) Adobe
8 2 (2.02%) SaltStack
8 2 (2.02%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 1 (1.01%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.01%) New Relic
9 1 (1.01%) SAP
9 1 (1.01%) Telerik
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