The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 79 66 103
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +37
Contract jobs citing JIRA 16 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.96% 1.92% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.48% 14.72% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 8
Average daily rate
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£361 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £309 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £340 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
214 197 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.82% 13.03% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 125 185
Average daily rate £345 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.19% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £411 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £31.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.06% +67.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
JIRA
Yorkshire

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -19 12 £360 +5.88% 3
JIRA
Yorkshire

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Scrum
2 13 (32.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (30.00%) Oracle
4 11 (27.50%) Java
5 9 (22.50%) UNIX
5 9 (22.50%) Maven
5 9 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (20.00%) Confluence
6 8 (20.00%) Linux
6 8 (20.00%) XML
6 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (20.00%) SQL
6 8 (20.00%) HTML
6 8 (20.00%) CSS
6 8 (20.00%) Internet
6 8 (20.00%) ISEB
7 7 (17.50%) WebLogic
7 7 (17.50%) MS Project
7 7 (17.50%) Google
7 7 (17.50%) WCAG
7 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
8 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (15.00%) Selenium
8 6 (15.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (15.00%) Finance
8 6 (15.00%) JMeter
8 6 (15.00%) Telecoms

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 8 (20.00%) Confluence
2 7 (17.50%) WebLogic
3 6 (15.00%) Apache
4 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.50%) nginx
5 2 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Project
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (7.50%) OpenVPN
3 1 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) SSH
3 1 (2.50%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MySQL
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (7.50%) SQLPlus
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Maven
2 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (15.00%) Selenium
3 6 (15.00%) JMeter
4 5 (12.50%) RSpec
5 4 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.50%) Rational Rose
7 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
7 1 (2.50%) Subversion
7 1 (2.50%) FindBugs
7 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.50%) dotCover
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Tester
2 7 (17.50%) Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Test Leader
4 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Web Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) XML
1 8 (20.00%) HTML
1 8 (20.00%) CSS
2 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
3 5 (12.50%) Spring
4 4 (10.00%) REST
5 2 (5.00%) JPA
5 2 (5.00%) WCF
5 2 (5.00%) XSLT
5 2 (5.00%) .NET
5 2 (5.00%) JDBC
5 2 (5.00%) SOAP
5 2 (5.00%) Web Services
6 1 (2.50%) Middleware
6 1 (2.50%) JSON
6 1 (2.50%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) PKI
4 2 (5.00%) Statistics
4 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.50%) PMI
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) UNIX
2 8 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Scrum
2 13 (32.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (15.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 4 (10.00%) BDD
5 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.00%) Service Management
5 4 (10.00%) CMMI
5 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) UML
6 3 (7.50%) SEO
6 3 (7.50%) Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.50%) User Stories
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.50%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) ISEB
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) WCAG
2 3 (7.50%) COBIT
3 2 (5.00%) QA
3 2 (5.00%) SLA
4 1 (2.50%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.50%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.50%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) Google
3 3 (7.50%) FatWire
3 3 (7.50%) Perforce
3 3 (7.50%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Capita