The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 10 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.90% 4.08% 20.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 40.00% 40.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £359 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +12.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+7.18% -17.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Development Applications Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 17.24% 10.20% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Average daily rate £325 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

JIRA
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Software Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing