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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 33 35
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.43% 4.13% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.52% 13.64% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £384 £348 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% -13.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +8.82% +37.09%  

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 Chester with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 21 66 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 15.00% 30.28% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 61 30
Median daily rate £375 £413 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £313 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.78 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -49.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (66.67%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) JDBC
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) WSDL
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) JAXB
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) AOP
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) JAX-WS
1 2 (66.67%) POJO
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing

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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Middleware Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) JAXB
1 2 (66.67%) JAX-WS
1 2 (66.67%) JDBC
1 2 (66.67%) POJO
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) WSDL
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) JiBX
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) AOP
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Remarketing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter
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