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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
England / North West
Rank 55 58 110
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +52
Contract jobs citing JIRA 89 105 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.39% 2.78% 1.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.31% 17.27% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 56 24
Median daily rate £375 £345 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -27.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.51% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.50 - £46.05
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.09 - £46.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 - £46.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -21.25%

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
461 608 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.56% 16.10% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 365 284
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.93 £35.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £44.10 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%

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 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

JIRA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 February 2017. 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 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 +3 45 £338 +12.50% 17
Cheshire +22 25 £413 -2.94% 7
Lancashire +20 10 £300 -14.28% 9
Merseyside -9 2 £363 -3.33% 2
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 114 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (32.26%) Java
3 53 (28.49%) Scrum
4 46 (24.73%) SQL
5 43 (23.12%) JavaScript
6 38 (20.43%) Git (software)
7 37 (19.89%) BDD
8 35 (18.82%) TDD
9 34 (18.28%) Open Source
9 34 (18.28%) Confluence
10 33 (17.74%) Project Management
11 32 (17.20%) Finance
12 29 (15.59%) Cucumber
13 27 (14.52%) Jenkins
14 26 (13.98%) QA
14 26 (13.98%) Test Scripting
14 26 (13.98%) Web Services
15 25 (13.44%) HTML
15 25 (13.44%) Linux
16 24 (12.90%) Oracle
16 24 (12.90%) REST
16 24 (12.90%) AngularJS
16 24 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (12.37%) Python
18 20 (10.75%) SQL Server
18 20 (10.75%) Windows
18 20 (10.75%) MySQL
19 19 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (9.68%) Selenium
20 18 (9.68%) PostgreSQL

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 34 (18.28%) Confluence
2 10 (5.38%) GeoServer
3 5 (2.69%) Apache
4 4 (2.15%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.61%) JBoss
5 3 (1.61%) nginx
5 3 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.08%) CMS
6 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.08%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.08%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.08%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.54%) Liferay
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.53%) MS Office
3 12 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (5.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.38%) Slack
3 6 (3.23%) IaaS
4 5 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.69%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.15%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.61%) CloudFront
6 3 (1.61%) GitHub
6 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.61%) PaaS
7 2 (1.08%) Office 365
7 2 (1.08%) Trello
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.54%) SaaS
8 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.69%) HTTP
2 4 (2.15%) Internet
3 2 (1.08%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.08%) LAN
3 2 (1.08%) VoIP
4 1 (0.54%) DNS
4 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.54%) Firewall
4 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.54%) Network Security
4 1 (0.54%) SAN
4 1 (0.54%) VPN
4 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.75%) MySQL
1 20 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (7.53%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.38%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.38%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.84%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.15%) GIS
9 3 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.61%) Big Data
9 3 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.61%) Firebird
9 3 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.61%) Redis
9 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (20.43%) Git (software)
2 29 (15.59%) Cucumber
3 27 (14.52%) Jenkins
4 18 (9.68%) Selenium
5 12 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (6.45%) JBehave
5 12 (6.45%) Maven
6 10 (5.38%) Gradle
7 8 (4.30%) Eclipse
7 8 (4.30%) IntelliJ
7 8 (4.30%) JUnit
8 7 (3.76%) Bitbucket
9 6 (3.23%) Hudson
9 6 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.69%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.69%) Subversion
11 4 (2.15%) AccuRev
11 4 (2.15%) Babel
11 4 (2.15%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.61%) Zephyr
General
1 32 (17.20%) Finance
2 11 (5.91%) Retail
3 9 (4.84%) Games
4 8 (4.30%) Banking
5 3 (1.61%) Electronics
5 3 (1.61%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.08%) Legal
6 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.08%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 60 (32.26%) Developer
2 43 (23.12%) Analyst
3 21 (11.29%) Business Analyst
4 15 (8.06%) Java Developer
5 14 (7.53%) Test Analyst
6 12 (6.45%) Tester
7 10 (5.38%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (4.84%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.30%) Agile Business Analyst
9 8 (4.30%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.30%) QA Engineer
9 8 (4.30%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (3.76%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
11 6 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (3.23%) QA Automation Engineer
11 6 (3.23%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.23%) Test Engineer
12 5 (2.69%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.98%) Web Services
2 25 (13.44%) HTML
3 24 (12.90%) AngularJS
3 24 (12.90%) REST
4 17 (9.14%) XML
5 15 (8.06%) HTML5
5 15 (8.06%) JSON
5 15 (8.06%) SOAP
6 14 (7.53%) Node.js
7 12 (6.45%) CSS
8 10 (5.38%) .NET
8 10 (5.38%) Leaflet
8 10 (5.38%) OpenLayers
8 10 (5.38%) PostGIS
9 9 (4.84%) EJB
10 8 (4.30%) J2EE
11 7 (3.76%) EJB 3.0
11 7 (3.76%) jQuery
11 7 (3.76%) React
11 7 (3.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.45%) User Experience
3 10 (5.38%) Wiki
4 6 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.08%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.08%) Life Science
7 2 (1.08%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.54%) Clustering
8 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.54%) New Media
8 1 (0.54%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.44%) Linux
2 20 (10.75%) Windows
3 12 (6.45%) Unix
4 11 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.30%) Android
6 4 (2.15%) AIX
7 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.61%) CentOS
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.49%) Scrum
3 37 (19.89%) BDD
4 35 (18.82%) TDD
5 34 (18.28%) Open Source
6 33 (17.74%) Project Management
7 26 (13.98%) Test Scripting
8 19 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (9.68%) Software Engineering
10 17 (9.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (8.06%) Migration
12 14 (7.53%) Configuration Management
13 13 (6.99%) Test Management
13 13 (6.99%) UML
13 13 (6.99%) User Stories
14 12 (6.45%) Automated Testing
14 12 (6.45%) Data Migration
14 12 (6.45%) Kanban
14 12 (6.45%) Programme Management
14 12 (6.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 60 (32.26%) Java
2 46 (24.73%) SQL
3 43 (23.12%) JavaScript
4 23 (12.37%) Python
5 13 (6.99%) C#
6 9 (4.84%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.30%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.30%) Ruby
8 5 (2.69%) PHP
9 3 (1.61%) Perl
9 3 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.61%) VB
9 3 (1.61%) VB6
10 2 (1.08%) C
10 2 (1.08%) C++
10 2 (1.08%) ES6
10 2 (1.08%) Go
10 2 (1.08%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.54%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.54%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (7.53%) Degree
2 13 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.15%) ISEB
4 4 (2.15%) RHCSA
5 3 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.08%) MCP
6 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.08%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.54%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.54%) CCNA
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.54%) CISSP
7 1 (0.54%) IIBA
7 1 (0.54%) MCSE
7 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.98%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.08%) SLA
4 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.69%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.69%) Docker
2 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.54%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.38%) Puppet
3 5 (2.69%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.15%) Ansible
4 4 (2.15%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.61%) Packer
6 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.54%) Salt
6 1 (0.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (12.90%) Oracle
2 17 (9.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 10 (5.38%) ESRI
5 9 (4.84%) Atlassian
6 8 (4.30%) SaltStack
7 6 (3.23%) Saba
8 5 (2.69%) HP
8 5 (2.69%) Perforce
9 4 (2.15%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.15%) Veritas
10 3 (1.61%) New Relic
10 3 (1.61%) Talend
10 3 (1.61%) VMware
10 3 (1.61%) Workday
11 2 (1.08%) Apple
11 2 (1.08%) Sun
11 2 (1.08%) Sybase
12 1 (0.54%) Juniper
12 1 (0.54%) NetApp
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