The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 60 72 112
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +40
Contract jobs citing JIRA 101 90 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.21% 2.18% 0.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.77% 14.04% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 43 19
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £254 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 £31.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.80% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £32.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+35.15% -28.88%
JIRA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
464 641 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.76% 15.51% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 363 244
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £25.00 £26.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £37.80
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 the North West

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the North West region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Manchester -5 49 £400 +17.64% 17
Cheshire +33 30 £450 +5.88% 6
Lancashire -11 9 £445 +4.70% 6
Merseyside +5 7 £350 +12.00% 2
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 North West region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 116 (68.24%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (34.71%) Java
3 50 (29.41%) Scrum
4 40 (23.53%) SQL
5 38 (22.35%) JavaScript
6 37 (21.76%) TDD
6 37 (21.76%) Git (software)
7 36 (21.18%) BDD
8 34 (20.00%) Project Management
9 33 (19.41%) Confluence
9 33 (19.41%) Cucumber
10 32 (18.82%) Open Source
10 32 (18.82%) Jenkins
11 31 (18.24%) QA
12 29 (17.06%) Linux
13 27 (15.88%) Web Services
14 24 (14.12%) Oracle
14 24 (14.12%) Windows
15 23 (13.53%) Python
16 22 (12.94%) Unix
16 22 (12.94%) Software Engineering
16 22 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (12.35%) REST
17 21 (12.35%) XML
18 20 (11.76%) Finance
19 19 (11.18%) Degree
20 18 (10.59%) Configuration Management
20 18 (10.59%) HTML
20 18 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
21 17 (10.00%) AngularJS

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 33 (19.41%) Confluence
2 11 (6.47%) GeoServer
3 6 (3.53%) Apache
3 6 (3.53%) JBoss
4 5 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.35%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.76%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.76%) IIS
6 3 (1.76%) nginx
6 3 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.76%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.18%) CMS
8 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.59%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.59%) Liferay
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.65%) MS Office
3 12 (7.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (5.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.59%) Mingle
5 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Magento
2 1 (0.59%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.88%) Slack
3 6 (3.53%) IaaS
4 5 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.94%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.35%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (1.76%) CloudFront
6 3 (1.76%) GitHub
6 3 (1.76%) PaaS
6 3 (1.76%) SaaS
7 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.59%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.59%) Office 365
8 1 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.29%) Internet
2 2 (1.18%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.59%) AMQP
3 1 (0.59%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.59%) Firewall
3 1 (0.59%) Network Security
3 1 (0.59%) SAN
3 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.41%) MySQL
2 14 (8.24%) MongoDB
3 13 (7.65%) NoSQL
3 13 (7.65%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.65%) SQL Server
4 11 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.35%) GIS
7 3 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.76%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.76%) Redis
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.59%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.59%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 37 (21.76%) Git (software)
2 33 (19.41%) Cucumber
3 32 (18.82%) Jenkins
4 17 (10.00%) Maven
5 15 (8.82%) Gradle
5 15 (8.82%) Selenium
6 13 (7.65%) JBehave
7 8 (4.71%) JUnit
7 8 (4.71%) Subversion
8 6 (3.53%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.94%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.35%) Babel
10 4 (2.35%) IntelliJ
10 4 (2.35%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.76%) Eclipse RCP
11 3 (1.76%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.76%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.76%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (11.76%) Finance
2 11 (6.47%) Banking
3 9 (5.29%) Games
4 7 (4.12%) Retail
5 4 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.18%) Legal
6 2 (1.18%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 52 (30.59%) Developer
2 35 (20.59%) Analyst
3 19 (11.18%) Business Analyst
4 15 (8.82%) Java Developer
4 15 (8.82%) Test Analyst
5 10 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (4.71%) Agile Business Analyst
6 8 (4.71%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.71%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (4.12%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.12%) Test Manager
7 7 (4.12%) Tester
8 6 (3.53%) C# Developer
8 6 (3.53%) Consultant
8 6 (3.53%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (3.53%) QA Engineer
9 5 (2.94%) Environment Manager
9 5 (2.94%) QA Tester
9 5 (2.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.88%) Web Services
2 21 (12.35%) REST
2 21 (12.35%) XML
3 18 (10.59%) HTML
4 17 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 14 (8.24%) JSON
6 12 (7.06%) PostGIS
6 12 (7.06%) RESTful
6 12 (7.06%) Spring
7 11 (6.47%) Leaflet
7 11 (6.47%) OpenLayers
8 10 (5.88%) .NET
8 10 (5.88%) Node.js
9 8 (4.71%) CSS
9 8 (4.71%) HTML5
9 8 (4.71%) SOAP
10 7 (4.12%) Gherkin
10 7 (4.12%) J2EE
11 6 (3.53%) jQuery
11 6 (3.53%) React
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.47%) Wiki
3 8 (4.71%) User Experience
4 5 (2.94%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.76%) Mobile Games
5 3 (1.76%) Statistics
6 2 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.18%) EPoS
6 2 (1.18%) iPad
6 2 (1.18%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.59%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.59%) Informatics
7 1 (0.59%) Life Science
7 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.59%) New Media
7 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.59%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.06%) Linux
2 24 (14.12%) Windows
3 22 (12.94%) Unix
4 11 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.88%) Android
6 8 (4.71%) AIX
7 4 (2.35%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.76%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.76%) CentOS
9 1 (0.59%) Solaris
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (68.24%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (29.41%) Scrum
3 37 (21.76%) TDD
4 36 (21.18%) BDD
5 34 (20.00%) Project Management
6 32 (18.82%) Open Source
7 22 (12.94%) Software Engineering
8 18 (10.59%) Configuration Management
8 18 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (10.00%) Migration
10 14 (8.24%) Data Migration
10 14 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (8.24%) Test Scripting
10 14 (8.24%) User Stories
11 12 (7.06%) Agile Project Management
11 12 (7.06%) Kanban
11 12 (7.06%) Test Management
11 12 (7.06%) Waterfall
12 11 (6.47%) Automated Testing
12 11 (6.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (34.71%) Java
2 40 (23.53%) SQL
3 38 (22.35%) JavaScript
4 23 (13.53%) Python
5 11 (6.47%) C#
5 11 (6.47%) Ruby
6 8 (4.71%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.12%) PHP
8 5 (2.94%) C++
8 5 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.35%) Groovy
9 4 (2.35%) Scala
10 3 (1.76%) Perl
10 3 (1.76%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.76%) VB
10 3 (1.76%) VB6
11 2 (1.18%) C
11 2 (1.18%) Go
11 2 (1.18%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (11.18%) Degree
2 13 (7.65%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.94%) DV Cleared
3 5 (2.94%) ISEB
4 4 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.76%) CISSP
5 3 (1.76%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.76%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.59%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.59%) CBAP
7 1 (0.59%) IIBA
7 1 (0.59%) MCP
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (18.24%) QA
2 4 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.76%) SLA
4 2 (1.18%) MISRA
5 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.88%) Puppet
3 8 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.35%) Ansible
4 4 (2.35%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.76%) Packer
6 1 (0.59%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.59%) Salt
6 1 (0.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (14.12%) Oracle
2 17 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.06%) Red Hat
4 11 (6.47%) ESRI
5 10 (5.88%) Atlassian
6 8 (4.71%) Saba
6 8 (4.71%) SaltStack
7 4 (2.35%) HP
7 4 (2.35%) Perforce
8 3 (1.76%) New Relic
8 3 (1.76%) SAP
8 3 (1.76%) Sybase
8 3 (1.76%) Veritas
9 2 (1.18%) IBM
9 2 (1.18%) Sun
9 2 (1.18%) VMware
10 1 (0.59%) Adobe
10 1 (0.59%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.59%) Compuware
10 1 (0.59%) Juniper
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