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 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 15 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.43% 2.70% 5.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 33.33% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £313 £275 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -11.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.69 £50.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-28.63% +28.20%
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
4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.71% 8.11% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £315 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
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 £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) AccuRev
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Appium
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

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 (33.33%) AccuRev
1 1 (33.33%) Appium
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer in Test
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Web Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java