The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 45 34 37
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.35% 1.83% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.38% 9.43% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £390 £70
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +457.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +0.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 42 53 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 14.84% 19.41% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 24
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.94%  
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 Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Leicestershire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Leicester -7 1 £425 - 2
JIRA
East Midlands

JIRA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) NUnit
2 3 (50.00%) Perforce
2 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) FMCG
4 1 (16.67%) Confluence
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Physics
4 1 (16.67%) QA

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) NUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Physics
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Perforce
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) SAP