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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 21 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.26% 2.76% -
As % of the Development Applications category 19.35% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £290 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.87%

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
31 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.85% 11.03% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 3
Median daily rate £283 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £288 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent -2 2 £359 +19.58% 1
Stafford - 1 - - 1
JIRA
West Midlands

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) ERP
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Electronics
5 1 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science

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 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (10.00%) Appium
2 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) FogBugz
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Regression Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) wxPython
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) ERP
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) Coverity