The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 26 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 12 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 4.38% 3.47% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.14% 42.86% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Median daily rate £286 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -15.38%  
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 £35.50
% change year-on-year +8.82% +19.71%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 70 21 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 25.55% 8.11% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 12 10
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £650
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 £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Liverpool

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Liverpool over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Liverpool

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

1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Android
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 4 (28.57%) Google Drive
3 4 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Confluence
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Google
3 4 (28.57%) Smartphone
3 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Management
4 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) SQL

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 4 (28.57%) Confluence
2 3 (21.43%) ColdFusion
3 2 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Google Drive
2 2 (14.29%) GitHub
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
1 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.14%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Product Manager
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) UAT Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) J2EE
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) Drools
4 1 (7.14%) Android NDK
4 1 (7.14%) Android SDK
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Smartphone
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) PlayStation
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Android
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Test Management
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Google
1 4 (28.57%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Apple
3 2 (14.29%) MuleSoft
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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