The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 23 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.83% 1.18% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.67% 9.68% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£288 £200 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
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 Sheffield region.

Development Applications Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
15 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.88% 12.16% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 11
Average daily rate £300 £315 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (16.67%) Logistics
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Finance

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
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