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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 16 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.56% 3.23% 7.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.22% 25.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £313 £275 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -0.62%
JIRA
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
9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 11.54% 12.90% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Median daily rate £314 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £270 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £300 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Appium
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB

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

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Appium
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB