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 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 60 122 122
Rank change year-on-year
+62 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 112 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.99% 0.75% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.14% 6.62% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 14 8
Median daily rate £375 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.14% +22.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -6.57%
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
484 423 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.90% 11.37% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 251 168
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.96 £37.00 £27.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £43.09 £39.25
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 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 25 June 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 25 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
Manchester +29 50 £375 +7.14% 18
Cheshire +9 27 £388 -8.82% 3
Merseyside +5 13 £316 -2.69% 1
Lancashire - 12 £450 - 2
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 145 (71.78%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (44.06%) Java
3 62 (30.69%) Selenium
4 60 (29.70%) Scrum
5 59 (29.21%) Jenkins
6 51 (25.25%) SQL
7 48 (23.76%) Web Services
7 48 (23.76%) XML
7 48 (23.76%) Finance
8 46 (22.77%) Oracle
9 45 (22.28%) TDD
10 40 (19.80%) Windows
11 39 (19.31%) QA
12 38 (18.81%) Project Management
13 37 (18.32%) BDD
14 36 (17.82%) JavaScript
15 34 (16.83%) Unix
16 33 (16.34%) Confluence
17 32 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (15.84%) Git (software)
18 31 (15.35%) HTML
18 31 (15.35%) Spring
19 29 (14.36%) Linux
19 29 (14.36%) Waterfall
19 29 (14.36%) Cucumber
20 28 (13.86%) RESTful
20 28 (13.86%) Integration Testing
21 27 (13.37%) .NET
22 26 (12.87%) CSS
23 25 (12.38%) PL/SQL

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 (16.34%) Confluence
2 19 (9.41%) WebSphere
3 11 (5.45%) Apache
3 11 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (3.96%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.47%) CMS
5 7 (3.47%) IIS
6 5 (2.48%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (2.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.49%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.49%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.49%) SAS
8 3 (1.49%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.99%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.50%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.50%) nginx
10 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.49%) Mingle
4 2 (0.99%) MS Office
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (3.96%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.50%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.50%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.93%) IaaS
2 12 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.46%) GitHub
4 4 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (1.49%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (1.49%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.49%) AWS CloudTrail
5 3 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.49%) PaaS
5 3 (1.49%) Route 53
6 2 (0.99%) Trello
6 2 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.50%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.47%) Internet
2 5 (2.48%) HTTP
3 3 (1.49%) Firewall
3 3 (1.49%) OpenVPN
3 3 (1.49%) PuTTY
3 3 (1.49%) SAN
3 3 (1.49%) WinSCP
4 2 (0.99%) Network Security
5 1 (0.50%) Broadband
5 1 (0.50%) TETRA
5 1 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.91%) MySQL
1 18 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.43%) Oracle Database
3 13 (6.44%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (4.95%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.96%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.97%) Apache Hive
6 6 (2.97%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.48%) Big Data
8 4 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.49%) DataStax
9 3 (1.49%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 62 (30.69%) Selenium
2 59 (29.21%) Jenkins
3 32 (15.84%) Git (software)
4 29 (14.36%) Cucumber
5 25 (12.38%) WebDriver
6 23 (11.39%) Subversion
7 14 (6.93%) JUnit
8 10 (4.95%) Maven
8 10 (4.95%) Mocha
9 8 (3.96%) Gradle
10 7 (3.47%) HP UFT
10 7 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.97%) Bugzilla
11 6 (2.97%) Mockito
12 5 (2.48%) Checkstyle
12 5 (2.48%) FindBugs
12 5 (2.48%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.98%) Ant
13 4 (1.98%) Appium
13 4 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 48 (23.76%) Finance
2 22 (10.89%) Retail
3 14 (6.93%) Banking
4 7 (3.47%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.48%) Games
6 4 (1.98%) Local Government
6 4 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.99%) Billing
8 2 (0.99%) Marketing
8 2 (0.99%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
9 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (31.19%) Developer
2 49 (24.26%) Analyst
3 24 (11.88%) Test Analyst
4 23 (11.39%) Business Analyst
5 18 (8.91%) Java Developer
6 13 (6.44%) Test Manager
7 12 (5.94%) Automation Test Analyst
7 12 (5.94%) Consultant
8 11 (5.45%) Delivery Manager
8 11 (5.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (5.45%) Tester
9 10 (4.95%) Node.js Developer
9 10 (4.95%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (4.46%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (4.46%) Technical Business Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) Architect
11 8 (3.96%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (23.76%) Web Services
1 48 (23.76%) XML
2 31 (15.35%) HTML
2 31 (15.35%) Spring
3 28 (13.86%) RESTful
4 27 (13.37%) .NET
5 26 (12.87%) CSS
6 19 (9.41%) jQuery
7 17 (8.42%) SOAP
8 15 (7.43%) Ajax
8 15 (7.43%) HTML5
9 14 (6.93%) JDBC
9 14 (6.93%) XSLT
10 12 (5.94%) Apache Camel
10 12 (5.94%) J2EE
11 11 (5.45%) JSON
12 10 (4.95%) Express
12 10 (4.95%) JSP
12 10 (4.95%) Node.js
12 10 (4.95%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.46%) Algorithms
1 9 (4.46%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.47%) Mainframe
3 6 (2.97%) iPad
3 6 (2.97%) User Experience
3 6 (2.97%) Wiki
4 5 (2.48%) Informatics
4 5 (2.48%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.48%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.98%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (1.98%) EPoS
5 4 (1.98%) Life Science
5 4 (1.98%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.99%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.99%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.50%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.80%) Windows
2 34 (16.83%) Unix
3 29 (14.36%) Linux
4 7 (3.47%) AIX
5 6 (2.97%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.48%) Android
6 5 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.98%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.99%) CentOS
9 2 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (71.78%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (29.70%) Scrum
3 45 (22.28%) TDD
4 38 (18.81%) Project Management
5 37 (18.32%) BDD
6 32 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (14.36%) Waterfall
8 28 (13.86%) Integration Testing
9 25 (12.38%) MVC
10 24 (11.88%) SDLC
11 21 (10.40%) OO
12 19 (9.41%) E-Commerce
12 19 (9.41%) ITIL
12 19 (9.41%) Software Engineering
12 19 (9.41%) Software Testing
12 19 (9.41%) Test Scripting
13 18 (8.91%) Defect Management
13 18 (8.91%) Functional Testing
13 18 (8.91%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (8.42%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (44.06%) Java
2 51 (25.25%) SQL
3 36 (17.82%) JavaScript
4 25 (12.38%) PL/SQL
5 24 (11.88%) C#
6 22 (10.89%) Ruby
7 18 (8.91%) PHP
8 17 (8.42%) Python
9 13 (6.44%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.46%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.97%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.48%) Scala
13 3 (1.49%) Groovy
14 2 (0.99%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.50%) Jython
15 1 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (9.90%) Degree
2 13 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.96%) ISTQB
3 8 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.97%) ISEB
5 5 (2.48%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (19.31%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (6.93%) Docker
2 3 (1.49%) HDFS
2 3 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (1.49%) XenApp
3 2 (0.99%) Squid
4 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (9.41%) Puppet
2 13 (6.44%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.97%) Nagios
4 3 (1.49%) EdgeSight
4 3 (1.49%) Graylog
4 3 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.49%) Nessus
4 3 (1.49%) Oozie
4 3 (1.49%) Rundeck
4 3 (1.49%) SCOM
4 3 (1.49%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.49%) yum
5 1 (0.50%) Ansible
5 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.50%) logstash
5 1 (0.50%) Packer
5 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (22.77%) Oracle
2 21 (10.40%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.90%) Atlassian
3 20 (9.90%) HP
4 19 (9.41%) IBM
5 12 (5.94%) SaltStack
6 7 (3.47%) hybris
7 6 (2.97%) VMware
8 5 (2.48%) Perforce
8 5 (2.48%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.98%) Wincor Nixdorf
10 3 (1.49%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.49%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.49%) ATG
10 3 (1.49%) Citrix
10 3 (1.49%) Endeca
10 3 (1.49%) Hortonworks
10 3 (1.49%) Qualys
10 3 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.99%) Adobe
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