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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 10 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 3 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 7.32% - 21.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 60.00% - 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 15
Average daily rate
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£324 - £330
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +80.00%
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Staffordshire

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 0 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 12.20% - 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 21
Average daily rate £338 - £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) AccuRev
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Document Management
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Magento
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Liferay
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (25.00%) PHPUnit
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) PhoneGap
3 1 (25.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) WURFL
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) BlackBerry OS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft