The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 99 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs citing JIRA 14 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.70% 1.37% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.62% 8.79% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 12
Average daily rate
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£338 £336 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% +20.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £211 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £450 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +150.00%
JIRA
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
303 273 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.13% 15.61% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 160 70
Average daily rate £363 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the West Yorkshire region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the West Yorkshire region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -19 11 £338 +0.37% 3
JIRA
Yorkshire

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.00%) Test Management
6 5 (20.00%) Subversion
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (20.00%) ISEB
6 5 (20.00%) Python
6 5 (20.00%) C#
6 5 (20.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (20.00%) Salt
7 4 (16.00%) IBM XIV
7 4 (16.00%) Opsview
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (16.00%) Graphite
7 4 (16.00%) Nagios
7 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco
7 4 (16.00%) IBM
7 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
7 4 (16.00%) Veritas
7 4 (16.00%) Firewall
7 4 (16.00%) NetBackup

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 4 (16.00%) Apache
1 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (16.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) uiautomator
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
1 4 (16.00%) NAS
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
1 4 (16.00%) Informix
1 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) Subversion
2 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.00%) Selenium
3 4 (16.00%) Maven
4 2 (8.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.00%) Hudson
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (4.00%) Calabash
5 1 (4.00%) eggPlant
5 1 (4.00%) Appium
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Release Manager
4 3 (12.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior UNIX Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) WinForms
2 1 (4.00%) WCF
2 1 (4.00%) WPF
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (16.00%) IBM XIV
2 2 (8.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.00%) Test Management
3 5 (20.00%) Scrum
3 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.00%) OOP
4 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.00%) Release Management
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (16.00%) Web Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Build Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.00%) User Stories
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Python
2 5 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) Perl
3 4 (16.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Salt
2 4 (16.00%) Opsview
2 4 (16.00%) Graphite
2 4 (16.00%) Nagios
2 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (16.00%) Cacti
2 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
3 4 (16.00%) Veritas
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Perforce
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle