The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 19 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing JIRA 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.68% 0.90% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.53% 8.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £275 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
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
17 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.41% 11.26% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 6
Median daily rate £338 £285 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £428 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.27 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -3.19%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +3 4 - - 3
JIRA
West Midlands

JIRA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
1 8 (80.00%) Appium
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Android
4 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (20.00%) iOS SDK
6 2 (20.00%) AccuRev
6 2 (20.00%) iPad
6 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (20.00%) Android SDK
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Marketing
7 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Test Management
7 1 (10.00%) Back Office

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Appium
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) AccuRev
4 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
5 1 (10.00%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Android SDK
1 2 (20.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java