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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 96 88 99
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.47% 0.46% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.72% 3.80% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £208 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £378 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +80.00%
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
215 184 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.56% 12.15% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 134 93
Average daily rate £355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £410 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.87 £31.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.04% +82.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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
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 24 October 2014. 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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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 -7 4 £335 +3.07% 4
Wakefield - - - -
Halifax - - - -
JIRA
Yorkshire

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Scrum
3 9 (39.13%) Java
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle
4 8 (34.78%) XML
5 7 (30.43%) UNIX
5 7 (30.43%) MS Project
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
6 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (21.74%) Spring
7 5 (21.74%) Maven
7 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
7 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (21.74%) Web Services
7 5 (21.74%) DSDM
8 4 (17.39%) ISEB
8 4 (17.39%) JDBC
8 4 (17.39%) XSLT
8 4 (17.39%) JPA
8 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
8 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
8 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
9 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
9 3 (13.04%) QA
9 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
9 3 (13.04%) User Stories
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.70%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) uiautomator
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Project
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Force.com
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SSH
1 2 (8.70%) PuTTY
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Maven
1 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Calabash
3 1 (4.35%) eggPlant
3 1 (4.35%) Appium
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.70%) Database Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database Developer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) XML
2 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
3 5 (21.74%) Spring
3 5 (21.74%) Web Services
4 4 (17.39%) XSLT
4 4 (17.39%) JDBC
4 4 (17.39%) JPA
5 2 (8.70%) REST
5 2 (8.70%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) Android SDK
6 1 (4.35%) Visualforce
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Streaming Video
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Online Games
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) PMI
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) UNIX
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Debian
3 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) DSDM
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
5 3 (13.04%) User Stories
5 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.04%) UML
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 3 (13.04%) CMMI
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Management
6 2 (8.70%) System Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Apex Code
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISEB
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) COBIT
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce
3 1 (4.35%) FatWire
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