Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 20 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 87 90
Rank change year-on-year +50 +3 +10
Contract jobs citing JIRA 140 76 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.77% 2.17% 1.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.50% 14.34% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 41 21
Manchester median daily rate £450 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £280 £275
90th Percentile £575 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Manchester median hourly rate £65.00 - £38.75
10th Percentile £40.50 - £28.38
90th Percentile £68.50 - £40.00
North West median hourly rate £65.00 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +56.63% +7.10% -

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 509 530 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.33% 15.13% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 370 300
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £290 £306 £268
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 27
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +29.03%
10th Percentile £35.00 £29.81 £25.00
90th Percentile £58.50 £40.00 £41.40
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Manchester

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Manchester

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Manchester

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in Manchester

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JIRA in Manchester

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +8 12 £430 +7.50% 2
Stockport +8 7 £375 -11.76%
Bolton - 3 £300 -
Cheadle - 1 - -
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Manchester region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 90 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (38.57%) Git (software)
3 48 (34.29%) Java
4 45 (32.14%) SQL
5 43 (30.71%) Linux
6 40 (28.57%) TDD
7 39 (27.86%) Confluence
8 37 (26.43%) Scrum
9 36 (25.71%) Software Engineering
9 36 (25.71%) Jenkins
10 33 (23.57%) Finance
11 32 (22.86%) JavaScript
12 30 (21.43%) Test Automation
13 29 (20.71%) BDD
14 28 (20.00%) Python
15 27 (19.29%) DevOps
16 26 (18.57%) Docker
16 26 (18.57%) Cucumber
17 25 (17.86%) Open Source
18 24 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (16.43%) NoSQL
20 22 (15.71%) Node.js
21 20 (14.29%) CSS
22 19 (13.57%) HTML
23 18 (12.86%) REST
23 18 (12.86%) .NET
23 18 (12.86%) XML
23 18 (12.86%) TeamCity
24 17 (12.14%) SQL Server
24 17 (12.14%) Business Intelligence

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 39 (27.86%) Confluence
2 10 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 9 (6.43%) CMS
4 8 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.86%) WordPress
7 3 (2.14%) JBoss
7 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.43%) Apache
8 2 (1.43%) nginx
9 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.71%) CICS
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.86%) LaTeX
1 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.14%) Camtasia
3 2 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Magento
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.57%) Slack
3 11 (7.86%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (6.43%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.14%) GitHub
6 3 (2.14%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.43%) CloudFront
7 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.43%) Serverless
7 2 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) SMS
2 2 (1.43%) HTTP
2 2 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.43%) NoSQL
2 17 (12.14%) SQL Server
3 16 (11.43%) MySQL
4 15 (10.71%) Big Data
5 14 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (9.29%) MongoDB
7 10 (7.14%) Hadoop
7 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.14%) OLAP
8 3 (2.14%) Redis
8 3 (2.14%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.43%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.71%) DB2
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.71%) Power BI
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (38.57%) Git (software)
2 36 (25.71%) Jenkins
3 26 (18.57%) Cucumber
4 18 (12.86%) TeamCity
5 13 (9.29%) Bitbucket
5 13 (9.29%) GitLab
6 12 (8.57%) AccuRev
7 9 (6.43%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (4.29%) Gradle
9 6 (4.29%) Selenium
10 5 (3.57%) Maven
11 4 (2.86%) JUnit
11 4 (2.86%) SonarQube
12 3 (2.14%) IntelliJ
12 3 (2.14%) Mockito
13 2 (1.43%) ClearCase
13 2 (1.43%) ClearQuest
13 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (23.57%) Finance
2 16 (11.43%) Manufacturing
2 16 (11.43%) Marketing
3 15 (10.71%) Electronics
3 15 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.00%) Banking
5 4 (2.86%) Games
6 3 (2.14%) Law
7 2 (1.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.71%) Automotive
8 1 (0.71%) French Language
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (42.86%) Developer
2 27 (19.29%) Software Developer
3 21 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 19 (13.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (13.57%) Software Engineer
5 15 (10.71%) Analyst
5 15 (10.71%) Scala Developer
6 14 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
7 12 (8.57%) Test Analyst
8 10 (7.14%) Tester
9 8 (5.71%) Apache Spark Developer
9 8 (5.71%) Desktop Support
9 8 (5.71%) Hadoop Developer
9 8 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (5.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
10 7 (5.00%) Java Scala Developer
11 6 (4.29%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) Java Engineer
12 5 (3.57%) Android Developer
12 5 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.71%) Node.js
2 20 (14.29%) CSS
3 19 (13.57%) HTML
4 18 (12.86%) .NET
4 18 (12.86%) REST
4 18 (12.86%) XML
5 15 (10.71%) JSON
6 14 (10.00%) Akka
6 14 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (10.00%) HTML5
7 12 (8.57%) AngularJS
7 12 (8.57%) CSS3
7 12 (8.57%) RESTful
7 12 (8.57%) WCF
8 11 (7.86%) WPF
9 10 (7.14%) WinForms
10 9 (6.43%) .NET Framework
11 8 (5.71%) Web Services
12 7 (5.00%) Gherkin
12 7 (5.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.14%) iPad
3 3 (2.14%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.14%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (2.14%) User Experience
4 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.43%) Fintech
4 2 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.71%) EPoS
5 1 (0.71%) NHS
5 1 (0.71%) Online Games
5 1 (0.71%) RIA
5 1 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (30.71%) Linux
2 16 (11.43%) Windows
3 9 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.57%) Android
5 2 (1.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.71%) OS/390
6 1 (0.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.57%) TDD
3 37 (26.43%) Scrum
4 36 (25.71%) Software Engineering
5 30 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 29 (20.71%) BDD
7 27 (19.29%) DevOps
8 25 (17.86%) Open Source
9 17 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (12.14%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (10.71%) Programme Management
11 14 (10.00%) MVC
11 14 (10.00%) SDLC
12 12 (8.57%) Coaching
12 12 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (8.57%) E-Commerce
12 12 (8.57%) Mentoring
12 12 (8.57%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.29%) Java
2 45 (32.14%) SQL
3 32 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 28 (20.00%) Python
5 15 (10.71%) Shell Script
6 13 (9.29%) C++
7 10 (7.14%) Clojure
8 9 (6.43%) C#
9 6 (4.29%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.29%) C
10 5 (3.57%) PHP
11 4 (2.86%) Fortran
12 3 (2.14%) Groovy
13 2 (1.43%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.43%) Perl
13 2 (1.43%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.43%) XPath
14 1 (0.71%) Scala
14 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (10.00%) Degree
2 11 (7.86%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.14%) ISEB
4 3 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.57%) GPG13
2 10 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (18.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.71%) Varnish
2 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.71%) Kibana
3 7 (5.00%) logstash
4 6 (4.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (2.86%) Ansible
5 4 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (2.14%) Puppet
7 2 (1.43%) Packer
8 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.71%) Salt
8 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (11.43%) SAP
2 11 (7.86%) Atlassian
3 7 (5.00%) HP
4 5 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.57%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.86%) AppDynamics
5 4 (2.86%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.14%) Oracle
6 3 (2.14%) Splunk
7 2 (1.43%) New Relic
7 2 (1.43%) Pega
7 2 (1.43%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.71%) hybris
8 1 (0.71%) IBM
8 1 (0.71%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.71%) Perforce
8 1 (0.71%) Tableau
8 1 (0.71%) Talend
8 1 (0.71%) VMware
8 1 (0.71%) WSO2