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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 17 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.74% 17.50% -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.76% 77.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £359 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.72% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -40.62%

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
17 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 23.29% 22.50% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 5
Median daily rate £250 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £240 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Appium
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Appium
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) CRM Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft