The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
North West / Cheshire
Rank 28 61 70
Rank change year-on-year +33 +9  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 26 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.84% 2.37% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.26% 13.94% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 2
Median daily rate £475 £425 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +44.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £327 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 92 165 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 17.13% 16.99% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 94 72
Median daily rate £431 £405 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.48% +24.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +212.50% -67.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Cheshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Cheshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Cheshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +10 3 £475 +4.10% 2
Macclesfield - 3 £525 - 2
Warrington +17 2 £277 -44.70%
Chester +6 1 - - 2
Ellesmere Port - 1 £313 -
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (33.33%) Java
2 15 (33.33%) SOAP
2 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 14 (31.11%) J2EE
3 14 (31.11%) EJB
4 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (24.44%) EJB 3.0
5 11 (24.44%) REST
5 11 (24.44%) Bitbucket
5 11 (24.44%) Oracle Database
5 11 (24.44%) MySQL
5 11 (24.44%) Oracle
5 11 (24.44%) Scrum
5 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (22.22%) SQL
6 10 (22.22%) Client/Server
6 10 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (22.22%) Hudson
7 8 (17.78%) IntelliJ
7 8 (17.78%) Banking
8 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
8 7 (15.56%) Confluence
9 6 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (13.33%) HTML
9 6 (13.33%) Linux
9 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.44%) Trello
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (2.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) MySQL
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle Database
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.89%) GIS
3 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (6.67%) Big Data
4 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.67%) JasperReports
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.44%) Data Lake
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.22%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (24.44%) Bitbucket
3 10 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (22.22%) Hudson
4 8 (17.78%) IntelliJ
5 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 5 (11.11%) JUnit
6 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.89%) Mockito
6 4 (8.89%) MyEclipse
7 3 (6.67%) Selenium
7 3 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (6.67%) Zephyr
8 2 (4.44%) Gradle
9 1 (2.22%) MSTest
9 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) SOAP
2 14 (31.11%) EJB
2 14 (31.11%) J2EE
3 11 (24.44%) EJB 3.0
3 11 (24.44%) REST
4 6 (13.33%) HTML
5 5 (11.11%) JSON
5 5 (11.11%) Spring
6 4 (8.89%) jQuery
6 4 (8.89%) JSF
6 4 (8.89%) Web Services
7 3 (6.67%) Ajax
7 3 (6.67%) JSP
7 3 (6.67%) Servlets
7 3 (6.67%) Struts
8 2 (4.44%) Java EE
9 1 (2.22%) .NET
9 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.22%) JAX-WS
9 1 (2.22%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.44%) Learning Management System
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) AIX
2 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Unix
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (24.44%) Scrum
3 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (11.11%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) Analytics
5 4 (8.89%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (8.89%) Open Source
5 4 (8.89%) Test Management
5 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
6 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.67%) Kanban
6 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) Java
2 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) Scala
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) RHCSA
2 2 (4.44%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CBAP
3 1 (2.22%) IIBA
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
1 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Saba
3 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.89%) Veritas
4 3 (6.67%) Talend
4 3 (6.67%) Workday
5 1 (2.22%) Apple
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday