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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 98 74 96
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Contract jobs citing JIRA 9 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.49% 1.19% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.39% 9.18% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 3
Average daily rate
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£260 £308 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% -13.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £384 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
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
205 207 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.14% 12.93% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 113 95
Average daily rate £330 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £391 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.87 £20.50 £4.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.48% +412.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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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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 -22 6 £325 +4.00% 3
Wakefield - - - - 1
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
JIRA
Yorkshire

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Scrum
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) UNIX
5 5 (23.81%) DSDM
5 5 (23.81%) ISEB
5 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) XML
5 5 (23.81%) Spring
5 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
6 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
6 4 (19.05%) Maven
6 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (19.05%) Selenium
6 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Test Management
6 4 (19.05%) JPA
6 4 (19.05%) Android
6 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
6 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
6 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (19.05%) XSLT
6 4 (19.05%) JDBC
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) Subversion
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Service Management
7 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) uiautomator
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.52%) SSH
1 2 (9.52%) PuTTY
2 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Maven
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) Bugzilla
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) Hudson
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) Calabash
3 2 (9.52%) eggPlant
3 2 (9.52%) Appium
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (9.52%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Tester
2 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Project Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Tester
5 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.76%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
1 5 (23.81%) XML
1 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
1 5 (23.81%) Spring
2 4 (19.05%) JPA
2 4 (19.05%) XSLT
2 4 (19.05%) JDBC
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) Android SDK
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Streaming Video
2 2 (9.52%) Online Games
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) PMI
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
2 4 (19.05%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) DSDM
4 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Test Management
4 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) CMMI
6 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.52%) System Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat