Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 45 64
Rank change year-on-year +15 +19 +39
Contract jobs citing JIRA 183 113 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.11% 4.05% 2.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.10% 23.69% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 66 53
Manchester median daily rate £400 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.89% +10.00% -35.00%
10th Percentile £275 £219 £178
90th Percentile £612 £475 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 1
Manchester median hourly rate £56.25 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% +60.00% -
North West median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +37.50% +60.00% -45.71%

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 608 477 556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.29% 17.09% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 324 341
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.55%
10th Percentile £290 £263 £265
90th Percentile £575 £475 £488
North West median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 9
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.98% -4.00%
10th Percentile £36.25 £27.04 £12.50
90th Percentile £58.50 £47.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +8.11%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 22 April 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
Salford +10 9 £700 +75.00% 1
Stockport -8 9 £300 - 2
Bolton - 5 £300 -
Cheadle 0 2 £423 +35.20%
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 124 (67.76%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (29.51%) DevOps
3 53 (28.96%) Confluence
3 53 (28.96%) Scrum
4 52 (28.42%) .NET
5 51 (27.87%) SQL
5 51 (27.87%) Test Automation
6 49 (26.78%) SQL Server
7 43 (23.50%) Jenkins
8 42 (22.95%) Git (software)
8 42 (22.95%) C#
8 42 (22.95%) MVC
8 42 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (21.86%) Atlassian
10 38 (20.77%) WCF
11 37 (20.22%) NoSQL
12 34 (18.58%) Bitbucket
12 34 (18.58%) JavaScript
12 34 (18.58%) Linux
13 32 (17.49%) Opscode Chef
13 32 (17.49%) Docker
14 31 (16.94%) Waterfall
14 31 (16.94%) E-Commerce
14 31 (16.94%) Finance
15 30 (16.39%) Python
15 30 (16.39%) Java
15 30 (16.39%) TDD
16 28 (15.30%) QA
16 28 (15.30%) REST
17 27 (14.75%) AccuRev

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 (28.96%) Confluence
2 7 (3.83%) Apache
3 5 (2.73%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.19%) JBoss
4 4 (2.19%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.64%) CMS
6 2 (1.09%) Drupal
6 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.55%) nginx
7 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) InDesign
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.29%) GitHub
2 15 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.92%) Slack
4 8 (4.37%) OpenShift
4 8 (4.37%) SaaS
5 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 3 (1.64%) BrowserStack
7 2 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.09%) Boomi
7 2 (1.09%) IaaS
7 2 (1.09%) iPaaS
7 2 (1.09%) Office 365
8 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.19%) HTTP
1 4 (2.19%) Internet
2 3 (1.64%) SMS
3 1 (0.55%) RTP
3 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (26.78%) SQL Server
2 37 (20.22%) NoSQL
3 24 (13.11%) MySQL
4 22 (12.02%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (7.65%) Big Data
5 14 (7.65%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.92%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.83%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.73%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.73%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.73%) OLAP
9 3 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.09%) Riak
11 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (23.50%) Jenkins
2 42 (22.95%) Git (software)
3 34 (18.58%) Bitbucket
4 27 (14.75%) AccuRev
5 18 (9.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (9.84%) SonarQube
5 18 (9.84%) TeamCity
6 14 (7.65%) JMeter
6 14 (7.65%) PyCharm
6 14 (7.65%) Selenium
7 13 (7.10%) Visual Studio
8 10 (5.46%) Gatling
8 10 (5.46%) GitLab
9 9 (4.92%) eggPlant
10 7 (3.83%) Maven
11 6 (3.28%) JUnit
12 5 (2.73%) Cucumber
12 5 (2.73%) ReSharper
13 4 (2.19%) Grunt
13 4 (2.19%) Mercurial
General
1 31 (16.94%) Finance
2 12 (6.56%) Electronics
2 12 (6.56%) Manufacturing
2 12 (6.56%) Marketing
2 12 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.92%) Law
3 9 (4.92%) Legal
4 8 (4.37%) Games
5 7 (3.83%) Banking
6 2 (1.09%) Back Office
6 2 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (34.97%) Developer
2 36 (19.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (13.66%) Software Developer
4 15 (8.20%) Desktop Support
5 13 (7.10%) Architect
5 13 (7.10%) Tester
6 12 (6.56%) Analyst
7 11 (6.01%) Automation Tester
8 9 (4.92%) .NET Developer
8 9 (4.92%) C# Developer
8 9 (4.92%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.37%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.37%) SQL Developer
9 8 (4.37%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.83%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (3.83%) PHP Developer
10 7 (3.83%) WPF Developer
11 6 (3.28%) Lead Architect
11 6 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (28.42%) .NET
2 38 (20.77%) WCF
3 28 (15.30%) REST
4 24 (13.11%) WPF
5 23 (12.57%) WinForms
6 22 (12.02%) .NET Framework
7 21 (11.48%) HTML
7 21 (11.48%) Web Services
8 19 (10.38%) CSS
8 19 (10.38%) JSON
9 15 (8.20%) ASP.NET
9 15 (8.20%) Node.js
10 13 (7.10%) AngularJS
10 13 (7.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (6.56%) ADO.NET
11 12 (6.56%) LINQ
11 12 (6.56%) XML
12 10 (5.46%) HTML5
13 9 (4.92%) jQuery
13 9 (4.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.74%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.46%) Data Structures
3 10 (5.46%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.19%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.09%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.09%) Wiki
7 1 (0.55%) BYOD
7 1 (0.55%) Clustering
7 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.55%) User Experience
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (18.58%) Linux
2 8 (4.37%) Windows
3 7 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.73%) Android
4 5 (2.73%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.19%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (67.76%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (29.51%) DevOps
3 53 (28.96%) Scrum
4 51 (27.87%) Test Automation
5 42 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (22.95%) MVC
6 31 (16.94%) E-Commerce
6 31 (16.94%) Waterfall
7 30 (16.39%) TDD
8 25 (13.66%) Software Engineering
9 21 (11.48%) BDD
9 21 (11.48%) Kanban
10 16 (8.74%) Data Modelling
10 16 (8.74%) SDLC
11 15 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (7.65%) Microservices
13 13 (7.10%) Project Management
13 13 (7.10%) Test Scripting
13 13 (7.10%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (27.87%) SQL
2 42 (22.95%) C#
3 34 (18.58%) JavaScript
4 30 (16.39%) Java
4 30 (16.39%) Python
5 10 (5.46%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.92%) Groovy
7 8 (4.37%) PHP
7 8 (4.37%) XPath
8 7 (3.83%) C++
8 7 (3.83%) Ruby
9 6 (3.28%) Go
9 6 (3.28%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.19%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.64%) Erlang
11 3 (1.64%) Perl
11 3 (1.64%) Scala
12 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.09%) VB
13 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (9.84%) Degree
2 8 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.64%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.30%) QA
2 3 (1.64%) WCAG
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (17.49%) Docker
2 3 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.55%) Varnish
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (17.49%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (13.11%) Puppet
3 15 (8.20%) Kubernetes
4 11 (6.01%) Ansible
5 3 (1.64%) FlexNet
5 3 (1.64%) Nessus
6 2 (1.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.55%) Kibana
7 1 (0.55%) Nagios
7 1 (0.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (21.86%) Atlassian
2 12 (6.56%) SAP
3 11 (6.01%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.28%) Apiary
5 5 (2.73%) Oracle
5 5 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.19%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.19%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.64%) Perforce
8 2 (1.09%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.09%) Capita
8 2 (1.09%) Google
8 2 (1.09%) Informatica
8 2 (1.09%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.09%) Okta
8 2 (1.09%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.09%) SnapLogic
8 2 (1.09%) Zend
9 1 (0.55%) Hotjar
9 1 (0.55%) WorldPay