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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 24 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 16 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.16% 0.79% -
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% 6.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Median daily rate £319 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -0.62%
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
48 47 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.48% 12.40% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 7
Median daily rate £350 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £205 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 September 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
Southport -3 8 £350 +12.00%
Liverpool +11 6 £250 -26.47% 2
Wirral - 1 - -
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 11 (40.74%) Oracle
1 11 (40.74%) Ruby
2 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) MySQL
3 8 (29.63%) Scrum
3 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
4 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
4 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
4 7 (25.93%) Finance
4 7 (25.93%) Unix
4 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 7 (25.93%) QA
4 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
5 6 (22.22%) Linux
5 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (18.52%) Gherkin
6 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (18.52%) BDD
6 5 (18.52%) Web Services
6 5 (18.52%) XML
6 5 (18.52%) Migration
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Degree
6 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
6 5 (18.52%) Selenium

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 4 (14.81%) Confluence
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) SAS
2 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.41%) ColdFusion
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon Kinesis
1 3 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (11.11%) AWS CloudTrail
1 3 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (11.11%) GitHub
1 3 (11.11%) Route 53
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) OpenVPN
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) PuTTY
2 2 (7.41%) WinSCP
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MySQL
2 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Hive
3 3 (11.11%) DataStax
3 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
3 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (18.52%) Selenium
4 4 (14.81%) Subversion
5 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (11.11%) GitLab
6 2 (7.41%) Ant
6 2 (7.41%) JMeter
6 2 (7.41%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (7.41%) WATIR
6 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.70%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Architect
5 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) QA Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Gherkin
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
1 5 (18.52%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.11%) Autofac
2 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 3 (11.11%) jQuery
2 3 (11.11%) JSON
2 3 (11.11%) REST
2 3 (11.11%) SAML
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
2 3 (11.11%) Spring
2 3 (11.11%) XSD
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Statistics
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Unix
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Scrum
3 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
3 5 (18.52%) BDD
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
4 4 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) ITSM
5 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 3 (11.11%) MapReduce
5 3 (11.11%) MVC
5 3 (11.11%) OWASP
5 3 (11.11%) SOA
6 2 (7.41%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Ruby
2 8 (29.63%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
4 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.11%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 3 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) Scala
6 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
2 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Nessus
1 3 (11.11%) Oozie
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
1 3 (11.11%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) AppDynamics
3 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 3 (11.11%) Endeca
3 3 (11.11%) Hortonworks
3 3 (11.11%) Qualys
4 2 (7.41%) Sony
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
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