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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 14.63% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 75.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +24.03%
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
8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 19.51% 6.45% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate £313 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £305 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Appium
3 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) Android
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (22.22%) iOS SDK
6 2 (22.22%) Open Source
6 2 (22.22%) iPad
6 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 2 (22.22%) AccuRev
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Android SDK
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
7 1 (11.11%) Line Management
7 1 (11.11%) Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Back Office
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Validation
7 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Appium
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (22.22%) AccuRev
5 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Automated Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Android SDK
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java