Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 41 71
Rank change year-on-year +17 +30 +37
Contract jobs citing JIRA 189 127 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.09% 4.47% 2.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.63% 26.13% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 89 46
Manchester median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £285 £279 £263
90th Percentile £476 £578 £500
North West median daily rate £381 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -10.29% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £51.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.46% - -
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £51.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year -12.20% +23.49% +3.75%

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 684 486 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.06% 17.10% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 325 374
Manchester median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £286
90th Percentile £575 £533 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 8
Manchester median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27.50 £35.00 £26.56
90th Percentile £38.75 £46.00 £42.25
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £41.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.85% +2.81% +6.67%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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
Stockport +8 4 - - 4
Bolton +5 3 £300 -7.69%
Altrincham - 3 - -
Salford -11 1 - - 3
Sale - 1 £410 -
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 131 (69.31%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (32.28%) Java
3 59 (31.22%) SQL
3 59 (31.22%) Jenkins
4 57 (30.16%) .NET
5 55 (29.10%) Git (software)
6 53 (28.04%) Confluence
7 49 (25.93%) Scrum
8 45 (23.81%) E-Commerce
9 43 (22.75%) JavaScript
9 43 (22.75%) C#
9 43 (22.75%) TDD
10 42 (22.22%) Selenium
10 42 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 42 (22.22%) Test Automation
11 38 (20.11%) RESTful
12 37 (19.58%) BDD
13 36 (19.05%) Docker
14 35 (18.52%) MVC
15 32 (16.93%) NoSQL
16 31 (16.40%) Web Services
17 30 (15.87%) HTML
17 30 (15.87%) CSS
17 30 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
18 28 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
19 27 (14.29%) AccuRev
19 27 (14.29%) Degree
19 27 (14.29%) Python
20 26 (13.76%) Computer Science
21 25 (13.23%) QA

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 53 (28.04%) Confluence
2 8 (4.23%) CMS
3 6 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.65%) nginx
5 4 (2.12%) Apache
5 4 (2.12%) Drupal
6 3 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.06%) CICS
7 2 (1.06%) JBoss
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.06%) WordPress
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.53%) IIS
8 1 (0.53%) Liferay
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.06%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.53%) InVision
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Magento
2 2 (1.06%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (12.70%) GitHub
4 6 (3.17%) Serverless
5 5 (2.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.65%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.12%) CloudFront
6 4 (2.12%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.12%) Slack
7 3 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.06%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.06%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.06%) IaaS
8 2 (1.06%) npm
8 2 (1.06%) Office 365
8 2 (1.06%) Route 53
8 2 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.59%) Firewall
2 2 (1.06%) Internet
2 2 (1.06%) SMS
3 1 (0.53%) DNS
3 1 (0.53%) HTTP
3 1 (0.53%) Intranet
3 1 (0.53%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.53%) RTP
3 1 (0.53%) Skype
3 1 (0.53%) SSL
3 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 32 (16.93%) NoSQL
3 19 (10.05%) SQL Server 2000
4 18 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (6.88%) MySQL
6 11 (5.82%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.65%) Hazelcast
8 4 (2.12%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (2.12%) Big Data
8 4 (2.12%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.12%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.59%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.59%) Riak
10 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.06%) DB2
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.06%) Pentaho
10 2 (1.06%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 59 (31.22%) Jenkins
2 55 (29.10%) Git (software)
3 42 (22.22%) Selenium
4 27 (14.29%) AccuRev
5 15 (7.94%) Bitbucket
5 15 (7.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (6.88%) Cucumber
7 12 (6.35%) PyCharm
8 10 (5.29%) JMeter
8 10 (5.29%) Visual Studio
9 8 (4.23%) JUnit
9 8 (4.23%) Mockito
9 8 (4.23%) SpecFlow
9 8 (4.23%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (3.70%) Axure RP
10 7 (3.70%) SoapUI
11 6 (3.17%) Gradle
11 6 (3.17%) Maven
11 6 (3.17%) TestNG
12 5 (2.65%) Artifactory
General
1 11 (5.82%) Finance
2 10 (5.29%) Games
3 6 (3.17%) Retail
4 5 (2.65%) Banking
5 3 (1.59%) Legal
6 2 (1.06%) Law
6 2 (1.06%) Marketing
6 2 (1.06%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (52.38%) Developer
2 30 (15.87%) .NET Developer
3 26 (13.76%) Software Developer
4 23 (12.17%) C# Developer
5 16 (8.47%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.47%) Tester
6 14 (7.41%) Analyst
7 13 (6.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (6.88%) C# Software Developer
7 13 (6.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.82%) .NET Software Developer
8 11 (5.82%) Django Developer
9 10 (5.29%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (4.76%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 9 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
11 8 (4.23%) Applications Developer
11 8 (4.23%) Automation Tester
11 8 (4.23%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.70%) Software Engineer
12 7 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (30.16%) .NET
2 38 (20.11%) RESTful
3 31 (16.40%) Web Services
4 30 (15.87%) CSS
4 30 (15.87%) HTML
5 25 (13.23%) WinForms
5 25 (13.23%) WPF
6 24 (12.70%) jQuery
7 22 (11.64%) Spring
7 22 (11.64%) WCF
8 18 (9.52%) HTML5
9 17 (8.99%) Node.js
10 15 (7.94%) Django
11 13 (6.88%) .NET Framework
12 11 (5.82%) XML
13 10 (5.29%) Kafka
13 10 (5.29%) React
14 9 (4.76%) CSS3
14 9 (4.76%) JSON
15 8 (4.23%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.76%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.35%) User Experience
3 10 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.17%) Blog
4 6 (3.17%) iPad
5 5 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.65%) Mobile Games
6 4 (2.12%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.59%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.06%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.53%) Animation
9 1 (0.53%) Clustering
9 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.53%) Online Games
9 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.99%) Linux
2 15 (7.94%) Unix
3 7 (3.70%) Windows
4 6 (3.17%) Android
5 3 (1.59%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.06%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (69.31%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (25.93%) Scrum
3 45 (23.81%) E-Commerce
4 43 (22.75%) TDD
5 42 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 37 (19.58%) BDD
7 35 (18.52%) MVC
8 22 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (11.64%) DevOps
9 21 (11.11%) Web Application Development
10 19 (10.05%) Microservices
10 19 (10.05%) SDLC
11 16 (8.47%) Waterfall
12 14 (7.41%) Software Engineering
13 13 (6.88%) Project Management
14 11 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (5.82%) Workflow
15 10 (5.29%) Kanban
16 9 (4.76%) Release Management
16 9 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 61 (32.28%) Java
2 59 (31.22%) SQL
3 43 (22.75%) C#
3 43 (22.75%) JavaScript
4 27 (14.29%) Python
5 20 (10.58%) VB.NET
6 14 (7.41%) Groovy
7 7 (3.70%) Erlang
7 7 (3.70%) PHP
8 6 (3.17%) Scala
9 5 (2.65%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.65%) C++
10 4 (2.12%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.12%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.59%) ES6
11 3 (1.59%) Prolog
11 3 (1.59%) VB
12 2 (1.06%) Go
12 2 (1.06%) Perl
12 2 (1.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.06%) ISEB
6 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.23%) QA
2 3 (1.59%) WCAG
3 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (19.05%) Docker
2 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 10 (5.29%) Ansible
3 7 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (3.70%) Terraform
4 5 (2.65%) Puppet
5 3 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.06%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (1.06%) Kibana
6 2 (1.06%) logstash
6 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.53%) Grafana
7 1 (0.53%) Graylog
7 1 (0.53%) Nagios
7 1 (0.53%) Nessus
7 1 (0.53%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 22 (11.64%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.52%) Atlassian
3 15 (7.94%) Oracle
4 7 (3.70%) IBM
5 5 (2.65%) Apiary
5 5 (2.65%) Blue Prism
5 5 (2.65%) HP
6 4 (2.12%) Adobe
6 4 (2.12%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.59%) Google
7 3 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.06%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.06%) hybris
8 2 (1.06%) Remedy
8 2 (1.06%) SAP
8 2 (1.06%) Zend
9 1 (0.53%) Citrix
9 1 (0.53%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 1 (0.53%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.53%) Sybase