The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 19 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing JIRA 4 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.23% 1.90% 11.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 44.44% 66.67% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 21
Average daily rate
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£310 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
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 £40.25 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +125.00%
JIRA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
9 3 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.26% 2.86% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 29
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £296 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +1 3 £324 -1.89% 1
JIRA
West Midlands

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) AccuRev
2 5 (83.33%) N-Tier
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (33.33%) WURFL
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (33.33%) Android
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Document Management
5 2 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) XML

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) XHTML
3 2 (33.33%) WinForms
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
4 1 (16.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) WURFL
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (33.33%) BlackBerry OS
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (33.33%) SEO
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Document Management
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) AccuRev
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft