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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank - 8 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - 8.33% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 22.22% 16.67% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate £425 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.37 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.01%

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 28 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) HND
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) QA Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Appium
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) HP

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Appium
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Android Developer
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Android Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior iOS Android Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior iOS Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) QA Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Telerik