The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 35 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.71% 0.51% -
As % of the Development Applications category 32.14% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-28.12% +5.26%
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 Merseyside region.

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
28 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.43% 6.14% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 13
Median daily rate £320 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £650 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Merseyside region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Liverpool +6 8 £275 -21.42% 2
Southport - 1 £320 - 1
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) MySQL
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
5 6 (35.29%) Confluence
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) Ruby
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) Unix
5 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
6 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Migration
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Selenium
6 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
7 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
7 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
7 4 (23.53%) Subversion
7 4 (23.53%) Project Management
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 6 (35.29%) Confluence
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
3 3 (17.65%) Apache Spark
3 3 (17.65%) SAS
3 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
4 2 (11.76%) ColdFusion
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Mingle
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon EMR
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon Kinesis
1 3 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (17.65%) AWS CloudTrail
1 3 (17.65%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
1 3 (17.65%) Route 53
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
2 2 (11.76%) IaaS
2 2 (11.76%) PaaS
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) OpenVPN
1 3 (17.65%) PuTTY
1 3 (17.65%) WinSCP
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MySQL
2 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (23.53%) Apache Hive
3 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
4 3 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (17.65%) DataStax
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (17.65%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
5 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) Subversion
3 3 (17.65%) Ant
3 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
3 3 (17.65%) GitLab
3 3 (17.65%) JMeter
3 3 (17.65%) TortoiseSVN
3 3 (17.65%) WATIR
3 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) Hudson
4 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Testing Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) Autofac
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) SAML
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) XSD
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Data Extraction
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.76%) Wiki
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Scrum
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
4 4 (23.53%) MapReduce
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
5 3 (17.65%) Validation
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
6 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
6 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (11.76%) OWASP
6 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) Ruby
5 4 (23.53%) PHP
6 3 (17.65%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) Scala
7 2 (11.76%) C#
7 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (11.76%) Squid
1 2 (11.76%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) HDFS
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Nessus
1 3 (17.65%) Oozie
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Rundeck
2 2 (11.76%) EdgeSight
2 2 (11.76%) Nagios
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
2 2 (11.76%) SCOrch
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) AppDynamics
3 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
3 3 (17.65%) Endeca
3 3 (17.65%) Hortonworks
3 3 (17.65%) Qualys
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Sony
5 1 (5.88%) VMware
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