The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 23 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 / Knutsford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 15 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 8 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 10.00% 10.39% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 40.00% 30.77% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Median daily rate £395 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% -  
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 Knutsford with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 20 26 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 25.00% 33.77% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 17
Median daily rate £390 £425 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.23% +31.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £425 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford 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 Knutsford

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Knutsford

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

1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) Scrum
1 9 (81.82%) Banking
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) Gradle
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Spring
4 6 (54.55%) Ajax
4 6 (54.55%) JSON
4 6 (54.55%) jQuery
4 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
4 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
4 6 (54.55%) IntelliJ
4 6 (54.55%) J2EE
4 6 (54.55%) SOAP
5 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 5 (45.45%) Confluence
6 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
6 4 (36.36%) EJB
6 4 (36.36%) JSP
6 4 (36.36%) Servlets
6 4 (36.36%) Struts
7 3 (27.27%) Android SDK

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 5 (45.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) Gradle
3 6 (54.55%) IntelliJ
4 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
5 2 (18.18%) JProfiler
5 2 (18.18%) JUnit
General
1 9 (81.82%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Android Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Spring
2 6 (54.55%) Ajax
2 6 (54.55%) J2EE
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
2 6 (54.55%) JSON
2 6 (54.55%) SOAP
3 4 (36.36%) EJB
3 4 (36.36%) JSP
3 4 (36.36%) Servlets
3 4 (36.36%) Struts
4 3 (27.27%) Android SDK
4 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 3 (27.27%) JPA
5 2 (18.18%) Android NDK
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) Ionic Framework
5 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) Android Development
7 2 (18.18%) BDD
7 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
7 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 2 (18.18%) Kanban
7 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
7 2 (18.18%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) RAD
7 2 (18.18%) Secure Coding
7 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (18.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Perforce