The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 30 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing JIRA 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.75% 0.65% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% 8.70% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
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
27 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.26% 7.44% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 5
Average daily rate £450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +3 9 £375 - 1
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) Bugzilla
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Subversion
3 4 (36.36%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) Time Management
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) RAD
3 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 4 (36.36%) Struts
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
3 4 (36.36%) Apache Hive
3 4 (36.36%) Hudson
3 4 (36.36%) MapReduce
3 4 (36.36%) Big Data
3 4 (36.36%) Apache Pig
3 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 4 (36.36%) HDFS
4 3 (27.27%) SCOrch
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) EdgeSight

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Apache Pig
2 3 (27.27%) Confluence
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) IaaS
1 3 (27.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
2 1 (9.09%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Apache Hive
1 4 (36.36%) Big Data
1 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Bugzilla
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) Hudson
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (9.09%) WATIR
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Big Data Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) EPoS Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) EPoS Field Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) UAT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) HTML5
1 4 (36.36%) Spring
1 4 (36.36%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (27.27%) Wiki
3 2 (18.18%) EPoS
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) MapReduce
1 4 (36.36%) RAD
1 4 (36.36%) Time Management
2 3 (27.27%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) HDFS
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) EdgeSight
1 3 (27.27%) Nagios
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
1 3 (27.27%) SCOrch
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
1 3 (27.27%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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