Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Atlassian JIRA
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 34 40
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.42% 3.00% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.34% 13.04% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Chester median daily rate £338 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £234 £286 £363
90th Percentile £451 £400 £388
Cheshire median daily rate £458 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +7.65% - +41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £39.00 -

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

All Development Application Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 29 69 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 13.74% 23.00% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 62 26
Chester median daily rate £350 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +19.30% -5.00%
10th Percentile £291 £313 £266
90th Percentile £484 £488 £494
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Chester median hourly rate - - £26.25
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -17.95% +4.00% +10.29%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Chester

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Chester

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Chester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Chester region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Web 2.0
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Axis
2 1 (33.33%) RIA
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) ICEfaces
2 1 (33.33%) RichFaces
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Axis
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) DOM
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) ICEfaces
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) JSF
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) RichFaces
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WSDL
1 1 (33.33%) XHTML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) RIA
1 1 (33.33%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce