The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 13 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 4.44% 6.52% 2.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 23.08% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£413 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +137.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Development Applications Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
12 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 26.67% 28.26% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 7
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.65 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Salford

JIRA
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) New Media
2 1 (50.00%) Games

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) ScrumMaster
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner