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 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 68 131 108
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -23
Contract jobs citing JIRA 88 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.48% 0.88% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.63% 6.93% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 16 19
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £290 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -0.62%
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
563 563 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.89% 12.73% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 363 232
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 7
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £37.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £34.90
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 27 September 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 27 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
Manchester +11 32 £375 +15.38% 26
Cheshire +33 31 £425 -10.52% 3
Merseyside +19 16 £319 -3.40% 1
Lancashire +16 5 £478 +0.52% 1
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 139 (69.15%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (36.82%) Java
3 54 (26.87%) Oracle
4 53 (26.37%) Jenkins
5 50 (24.88%) Scrum
6 49 (24.38%) QA
7 48 (23.88%) SQL
8 47 (23.38%) Finance
9 46 (22.89%) Selenium
10 44 (21.89%) Project Management
11 43 (21.39%) Windows
12 42 (20.90%) TDD
13 39 (19.40%) Web Services
14 38 (18.91%) Unix
14 38 (18.91%) BDD
15 34 (16.92%) Git (software)
15 34 (16.92%) Linux
15 34 (16.92%) JavaScript
16 32 (15.92%) XML
17 31 (15.42%) .NET
17 31 (15.42%) Waterfall
18 30 (14.93%) Cucumber
18 30 (14.93%) Open Source
19 28 (13.93%) Microsoft
20 26 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
21 25 (12.44%) Configuration Management
22 24 (11.94%) Python
22 24 (11.94%) Degree
23 23 (11.44%) Puppet
23 23 (11.44%) Software Engineering

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 21 (10.45%) Confluence
2 17 (8.46%) Apache
3 15 (7.46%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (2.99%) CMS
5 6 (2.99%) IIS
6 5 (2.49%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.99%) JBoss
7 4 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.99%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.49%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.49%) GeoServer
8 3 (1.49%) SAS
9 2 (1.00%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.00%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.97%) MS Office
3 11 (5.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.00%) Mingle
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.48%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.50%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.50%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.46%) IaaS
2 13 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.47%) GitHub
4 4 (1.99%) Slack
5 3 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (1.49%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.49%) AWS CloudTrail
5 3 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.49%) Route 53
5 3 (1.49%) SaaS
6 2 (1.00%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.50%) Office 365
7 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.48%) Internet
2 4 (1.99%) Firewall
3 3 (1.49%) Network Security
3 3 (1.49%) OpenVPN
3 3 (1.49%) PuTTY
3 3 (1.49%) WinSCP
4 2 (1.00%) HTTP
5 1 (0.50%) AMQP
5 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.50%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.95%) MySQL
2 18 (8.96%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (8.46%) MongoDB
3 17 (8.46%) SQL Server
4 13 (6.47%) Oracle Database
5 12 (5.97%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.48%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.49%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.49%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.49%) DataStax
8 3 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 53 (26.37%) Jenkins
2 46 (22.89%) Selenium
3 34 (16.92%) Git (software)
4 30 (14.93%) Cucumber
5 17 (8.46%) Subversion
6 10 (4.98%) Gradle
6 10 (4.98%) JUnit
6 10 (4.98%) Maven
6 10 (4.98%) Mocha
6 10 (4.98%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.49%) Mockito
7 5 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.99%) Ant
8 4 (1.99%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.99%) JMeter
8 4 (1.99%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.49%) Bugzilla
9 3 (1.49%) SonarQube
General
1 47 (23.38%) Finance
2 12 (5.97%) Retail
3 11 (5.47%) Banking
4 9 (4.48%) Games
5 6 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.49%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.00%) Back Office
7 2 (1.00%) Legal
7 2 (1.00%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.50%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (30.85%) Analyst
2 55 (27.36%) Developer
3 32 (15.92%) Business Analyst
4 28 (13.93%) Test Analyst
5 16 (7.96%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (7.46%) Java Developer
7 13 (6.47%) Delivery Manager
8 12 (5.97%) Agile Test Analyst
9 11 (5.47%) Senior Business Analyst
10 10 (4.98%) Node.js Developer
10 10 (4.98%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (4.98%) Technical Business Analyst
11 8 (3.98%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.98%) Consultant
12 7 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.48%) Digital Analyst
12 7 (3.48%) Digital Business Analyst
12 7 (3.48%) Environment Manager
12 7 (3.48%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.48%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (19.40%) Web Services
2 32 (15.92%) XML
3 31 (15.42%) .NET
4 21 (10.45%) Spring
5 19 (9.45%) HTML
6 18 (8.96%) RESTful
7 15 (7.46%) SOAP
8 14 (6.97%) J2EE
8 14 (6.97%) Node.js
8 14 (6.97%) REST
9 13 (6.47%) CSS
10 12 (5.97%) JDBC
11 10 (4.98%) Express
11 10 (4.98%) JSON
11 10 (4.98%) XSLT
12 9 (4.48%) Apache Camel
13 8 (3.98%) ASP.NET
13 8 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (3.98%) jQuery
13 8 (3.98%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.97%) Wiki
3 9 (4.48%) User Experience
4 8 (3.98%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.48%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.99%) Informatics
7 5 (2.49%) Life Science
8 3 (1.49%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.49%) iPad
8 3 (1.49%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.49%) Statistics
9 2 (1.00%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.00%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.00%) EPoS
9 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.50%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.50%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.50%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.39%) Windows
2 38 (18.91%) Unix
3 34 (16.92%) Linux
4 7 (3.48%) AIX
5 6 (2.99%) Android
6 5 (2.49%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.49%) Solaris
9 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (69.15%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (24.88%) Scrum
3 44 (21.89%) Project Management
4 42 (20.90%) TDD
5 38 (18.91%) BDD
6 31 (15.42%) Waterfall
7 30 (14.93%) Open Source
8 26 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (12.44%) Configuration Management
10 23 (11.44%) Business Analysis
10 23 (11.44%) Software Engineering
11 22 (10.95%) Integration Testing
12 20 (9.95%) Agile Project Management
12 20 (9.95%) OO
12 20 (9.95%) User Stories
13 19 (9.45%) UML
14 18 (8.96%) Software Testing
15 17 (8.46%) Test Scripting
15 17 (8.46%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (7.96%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (36.82%) Java
2 48 (23.88%) SQL
3 34 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 24 (11.94%) Python
5 22 (10.95%) Ruby
6 20 (9.95%) C#
7 19 (9.45%) PHP
8 17 (8.46%) Bash Shell
9 15 (7.46%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.98%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.48%) Scala
12 5 (2.49%) C++
13 4 (1.99%) Groovy
14 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.00%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.50%) Jython
16 1 (0.50%) VB
16 1 (0.50%) VB6
16 1 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (11.94%) Degree
2 14 (6.97%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.48%) ISEB
4 8 (3.98%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.49%) CISSP
7 3 (1.49%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.50%) HND
9 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (24.38%) QA
2 5 (2.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.49%) SLA
4 2 (1.00%) MISRA
5 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (5.47%) Docker
2 2 (1.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (11.44%) Puppet
2 17 (8.46%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.49%) Graylog
4 3 (1.49%) Nagios
4 3 (1.49%) Nessus
4 3 (1.49%) Oozie
4 3 (1.49%) Rundeck
4 3 (1.49%) yum
5 1 (0.50%) Ansible
5 1 (0.50%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 54 (26.87%) Oracle
2 28 (13.93%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.96%) SaltStack
4 14 (6.97%) IBM
5 12 (5.97%) Atlassian
6 9 (4.48%) HP
7 6 (2.99%) VMware
8 5 (2.49%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.99%) Perforce
9 4 (1.99%) SAP
10 3 (1.49%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.49%) Adobe
10 3 (1.49%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.49%) ATG
10 3 (1.49%) Endeca
10 3 (1.49%) ESRI
10 3 (1.49%) Hortonworks
10 3 (1.49%) Qualys
10 3 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.00%) hybris
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