The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 21 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 4.17% 8.93% 11.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.43% 20.83% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Median daily rate £400 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.02% -5.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -16.66%
JIRA
Manchester

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
14 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 19.44% 42.86% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 8
Median daily rate £440 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £318 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 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 Salford region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Games
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Android
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) Android Development
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) User Experience
4 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
5 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (28.57%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (28.57%) Game Development
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Objective-C

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
General
1 5 (71.43%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Android Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Android Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Android Developer
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior iOS Android Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Android Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Android Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Application Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Application Development Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (14.29%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) JSON
2 4 (57.14%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (14.29%) Pixi.js
3 1 (14.29%) React
3 1 (14.29%) React Native
3 1 (14.29%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Android
2 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Android Development
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Game Development
5 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 2 (28.57%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (14.29%) 3D Programming
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) API Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Content Management
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) ES6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP