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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 8.70% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +150.00%
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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
6 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 26.09% 3.45% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £343 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Kanban
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
1 5 (83.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) ScrumMaster
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Portfolio Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Kanban
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
1 5 (83.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center