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 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 29 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.68% 0.52% -
As % of the Development Applications category 46.15% 10.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £313 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -6.57%
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
26 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.98% 4.91% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 13
Median daily rate £320 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £190 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £650 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 26 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
Liverpool +3 8 £275 -15.38% 1
Southport - 4 £316 -
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle
4 8 (38.10%) MySQL
4 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
4 8 (38.10%) Degree
4 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
5 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) Subversion
6 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 6 (28.57%) Ruby
6 6 (28.57%) Hadoop
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL
6 6 (28.57%) Unix
6 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 6 (28.57%) Confluence
6 6 (28.57%) Apache Hive
6 6 (28.57%) MapReduce
6 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
7 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 5 (23.81%) HTML
7 5 (23.81%) IIS
7 5 (23.81%) Project Management

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 (28.57%) Confluence
2 5 (23.81%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) Apache Pig
3 3 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 3 (14.29%) SAS
3 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 2 (9.52%) ColdFusion
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Mingle
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
1 3 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (14.29%) AWS CloudTrail
1 3 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (14.29%) GitHub
1 3 (14.29%) IaaS
1 3 (14.29%) PaaS
1 3 (14.29%) Route 53
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) OpenVPN
1 3 (14.29%) PuTTY
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
1 3 (14.29%) WinSCP
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) MySQL
2 6 (28.57%) Apache Hive
2 6 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 3 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (14.29%) Big Data
4 3 (14.29%) DataStax
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
5 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 6 (28.57%) Subversion
2 5 (23.81%) Selenium
3 3 (14.29%) Ant
3 3 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (14.29%) GitLab
3 3 (14.29%) Hudson
3 3 (14.29%) JMeter
3 3 (14.29%) TortoiseSVN
3 3 (14.29%) WATIR
3 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Big Data Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (9.52%) AWS Architect
4 2 (9.52%) EPoS Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) EPoS Field Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Software QA Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Testing Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
1 5 (23.81%) Spring
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) HTML5
3 3 (14.29%) Struts
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.52%) Autofac
4 2 (9.52%) J2EE
4 2 (9.52%) jQuery
4 2 (9.52%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) REST
4 2 (9.52%) SAML
4 2 (9.52%) SOAP
4 2 (9.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (14.29%) Wiki
4 2 (9.52%) Data Extraction
4 2 (9.52%) EPoS
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Unix
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Solaris
7 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (33.33%) Scrum
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) MapReduce
3 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 3 (14.29%) RAD
5 3 (14.29%) Time Management
5 3 (14.29%) Validation
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) Ruby
5 4 (19.05%) PHP
6 3 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (14.29%) Scala
6 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (9.52%) C#
7 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) HDFS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (14.29%) XenApp
2 2 (9.52%) Squid
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) EdgeSight
1 3 (14.29%) Nagios
1 3 (14.29%) Nessus
1 3 (14.29%) Oozie
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
1 3 (14.29%) Rundeck
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
1 3 (14.29%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) AppDynamics
3 3 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) Endeca
3 3 (14.29%) Hortonworks
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) Qualys
4 2 (9.52%) Sony
4 2 (9.52%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 1 (4.76%) VMware
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