The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Staffordshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 22 19 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 7 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.47% 6.09% 17.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.22% 38.89% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 23
Average daily rate
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£330 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -
Development Applications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
9 18 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.62% 15.65% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 29
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £240 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £359 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
JIRA
West Midlands

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 11 July 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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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 -5 2 £330 - 1
JIRA
West Midlands

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (100.00%) SEO
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) AccuRev
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) WURFL
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Games

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SEO
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) AccuRev