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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 24 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.38% 3.01% -
As % of the Development Applications category 18.92% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £283 £283 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -16.66%
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
37 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.87% 9.02% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 1
Median daily rate £338 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
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 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 5 December 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
Tamworth - 3 £275 -
Stoke-on-Trent -6 2 £350 +23.89% 1
Stafford - 2 - -
JIRA
West Midlands

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 14 (73.68%) Regression Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (42.11%) Change Control
2 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
3 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
3 7 (36.84%) Case Management
3 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
3 7 (36.84%) V-Model
3 7 (36.84%) Release Management
3 7 (36.84%) Requirements Management
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Perl
4 6 (31.58%) IEC 61508
5 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Validation
7 3 (15.79%) ERP
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) TestDirector
7 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
7 3 (15.79%) Simulink
7 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (15.79%) SDLC

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Simulink
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) TestDirector
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.26%) Appium
4 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) FogBugz
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Electronics
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Test Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Regression Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Project Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior PMO
4 1 (5.26%) Senior PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Web Tester
4 1 (5.26%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) JSON
1 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (5.26%) wxPython
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Regression Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Change Control
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (36.84%) Case Management
3 7 (36.84%) Release Management
3 7 (36.84%) Requirements Management
3 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
3 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
3 7 (36.84%) V-Model
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) ERP
7 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) IEC 61508
2 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.26%) Coverity