The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 99 72 125
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +53
Contract jobs citing JIRA 18 49 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.75% 2.23% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.02% 15.51% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 7
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £342 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +137.50%
JIRA
England

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

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
299 316 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.53% 14.38% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 204 222
Average daily rate £325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 7
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +67.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 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
West Yorkshire -13 14 £363 +7.01% 5
South Yorkshire +3 4 £275 - 5
North Yorkshire - - - - 5
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) Java
3 13 (33.33%) Scrum
4 12 (30.77%) Oracle
5 11 (28.21%) SQL
5 11 (28.21%) XML
6 9 (23.08%) UNIX
7 8 (20.51%) MySQL
7 8 (20.51%) ISEB
7 8 (20.51%) Hibernate
7 8 (20.51%) Maven
7 8 (20.51%) Selenium
7 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (17.95%) MS Project
8 7 (17.95%) Linux
8 7 (17.95%) Spring
8 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
8 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (15.38%) JMeter
9 6 (15.38%) Finance
9 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (15.38%) Confluence
9 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
10 5 (12.82%) WebLogic
10 5 (12.82%) ITIL
10 5 (12.82%) Apache
10 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
10 5 (12.82%) Service Management

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 6 (15.38%) Confluence
2 5 (12.82%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.82%) Apache
3 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.13%) CMS
5 1 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Project
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) SSH
2 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.13%) PuTTY
3 1 (2.56%) SSL
3 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.56%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (7.69%) SQLPlus
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Maven
1 8 (20.51%) Selenium
2 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.38%) JMeter
3 5 (12.82%) RSpec
3 5 (12.82%) WebDriver
3 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.13%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.56%) dotCover
7 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.56%) Subversion
7 1 (2.56%) Toad
7 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.56%) Rational Rose
7 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.56%) FindBugs
7 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Test Leader
4 5 (12.82%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Applications Support
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Database Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Web Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database Developer
7 2 (5.13%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Development Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) XML
2 8 (20.51%) Hibernate
3 7 (17.95%) Spring
4 4 (10.26%) REST
4 4 (10.26%) Web Services
5 3 (7.69%) WCF
5 3 (7.69%) JPA
5 3 (7.69%) XSLT
5 3 (7.69%) HTML
5 3 (7.69%) .NET
5 3 (7.69%) CSS
5 3 (7.69%) JDBC
6 2 (5.13%) SOAP
6 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.56%) Visualforce
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.56%) Middleware
7 1 (2.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.13%) Statistics
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) PMI
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) UNIX
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Scrum
3 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
5 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
5 5 (12.82%) ITIL
5 5 (12.82%) Service Management
5 5 (12.82%) CMMI
5 5 (12.82%) BDD
6 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.26%) Test Management
7 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.69%) SEO
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) DSDM
7 3 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Java
2 11 (28.21%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.69%) Python
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.13%) C#
7 1 (2.56%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (2.56%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) ISEB
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) COBIT
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) WCAG
3 1 (2.56%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.13%) Hyperic
3 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) HP
2 3 (7.69%) Perforce
2 3 (7.69%) FatWire
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.56%) Capita
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