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 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
North West / Manchester
Rank 36 58 78
Rank change year-on-year +22 +20  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 60 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.58% 2.67% 1.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.97% 20.43% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 22
Median daily rate £365 £320 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.06% -36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £187 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +0.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 231 235 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 17.62% 13.09% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 161 138
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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 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
Stockport - 8 - - 1
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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 Manchester region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 71 (64.55%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (43.64%) Java
3 43 (39.09%) SQL
4 35 (31.82%) Scrum
5 33 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 30 (27.27%) Selenium
7 26 (23.64%) QA
7 26 (23.64%) BDD
7 26 (23.64%) AngularJS
8 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 22 (20.00%) .NET
9 21 (19.09%) Cucumber
10 20 (18.18%) HTML
10 20 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 20 (18.18%) Test Scripting
10 20 (18.18%) Confluence
10 20 (18.18%) TDD
11 17 (15.45%) CSS
11 17 (15.45%) XML
12 16 (14.55%) Web Services
12 16 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (14.55%) Degree
12 16 (14.55%) Jenkins
12 16 (14.55%) QA Automation
13 15 (13.64%) HTML5
13 15 (13.64%) Python
14 14 (12.73%) Finance
14 14 (12.73%) Open Source
14 14 (12.73%) WebDriver
15 12 (10.91%) Games

JIRA
Top Related 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 20 (18.18%) Confluence
2 8 (7.27%) GeoServer
3 5 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.64%) CMS
4 4 (3.64%) nginx
5 2 (1.82%) OpenEdge
5 2 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.82%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.91%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.91%) JBoss
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.91%) SAS
6 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.91%) MS Project
3 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.64%) GitHub
2 4 (3.64%) Slack
3 3 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (2.73%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (2.73%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.73%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.73%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) HTTP
2 2 (1.82%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.82%) LAN
2 2 (1.82%) SSL
2 2 (1.82%) VoIP
3 1 (0.91%) DNS
3 1 (0.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.45%) MySQL
6 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.64%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.73%) Redis
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.91%) DB2
9 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (27.27%) Selenium
2 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 21 (19.09%) Cucumber
4 16 (14.55%) Jenkins
5 14 (12.73%) WebDriver
6 12 (10.91%) Maven
7 10 (9.09%) JBehave
8 9 (8.18%) Gradle
9 7 (6.36%) AccuRev
9 7 (6.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (5.45%) JUnit
11 5 (4.55%) Eclipse
11 5 (4.55%) IntelliJ
11 5 (4.55%) TeamCity
11 5 (4.55%) Vagrant
12 4 (3.64%) Axure RP
12 4 (3.64%) Mocha
12 4 (3.64%) SoapUI
12 4 (3.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (12.73%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Games
3 6 (5.45%) Retail
4 3 (2.73%) Banking
4 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.73%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 46 (41.82%) Developer
2 14 (12.73%) Analyst
3 13 (11.82%) Tester
4 11 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 11 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Angular Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Automation Tester
7 6 (5.45%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) Java Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) UX Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.64%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.64%) QA Tester
9 4 (3.64%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.64%) AngularJS
2 22 (20.00%) .NET
3 20 (18.18%) HTML
4 17 (15.45%) CSS
4 17 (15.45%) XML
5 16 (14.55%) Web Services
6 15 (13.64%) HTML5
7 11 (10.00%) REST
8 10 (9.09%) CSS3
9 9 (8.18%) JSON
10 8 (7.27%) Leaflet
10 8 (7.27%) OpenLayers
10 8 (7.27%) PostGIS
10 8 (7.27%) SOAP
11 7 (6.36%) WCF
12 6 (5.45%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.45%) jQuery
12 6 (5.45%) SVG
12 6 (5.45%) WinForms
12 6 (5.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.27%) User Experience
3 4 (3.64%) iPad
4 3 (2.73%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.73%) Mobile Games
5 2 (1.82%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.82%) Life Science
5 2 (1.82%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.91%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.91%) New Media
6 1 (0.91%) Online Games
6 1 (0.91%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.00%) Linux
2 5 (4.55%) Android
2 5 (4.55%) Windows
3 4 (3.64%) CentOS
3 4 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (64.55%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (31.82%) Scrum
3 26 (23.64%) BDD
4 20 (18.18%) TDD
4 20 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 16 (14.55%) QA Automation
5 16 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (12.73%) Open Source
7 12 (10.91%) Automation Testing
7 12 (10.91%) Web Development
8 10 (9.09%) Defect Management
8 10 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 9 (8.18%) High Availability
9 9 (8.18%) Migration
9 9 (8.18%) Regression Testing
10 8 (7.27%) Automated Testing
10 8 (7.27%) Data Migration
10 8 (7.27%) SDLC
10 8 (7.27%) Test Management
11 7 (6.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (43.64%) Java
2 43 (39.09%) SQL
3 33 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.64%) Python
5 8 (7.27%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.36%) C#
7 4 (3.64%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.73%) PHP
9 2 (1.82%) ES6
9 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.82%) VB
9 2 (1.82%) VB6
10 1 (0.91%) C
10 1 (0.91%) Jython
10 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.91%) XPath
10 1 (0.91%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (14.55%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) MCP
5 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.91%) CCNA
5 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.91%) ISEB
5 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.91%) MCSE
5 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.91%) PMP
5 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (23.64%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Docker
1 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.91%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.73%) Ansible
2 3 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.73%) Packer
2 3 (2.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.27%) ESRI
2 8 (7.27%) Oracle
3 6 (5.45%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.64%) HP
4 4 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.73%) New Relic
5 3 (2.73%) Perforce
5 3 (2.73%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.73%) VMware
6 2 (1.82%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.91%) Adobe
7 1 (0.91%) Apple
7 1 (0.91%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.91%) Remedy
7 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.91%) Sun
7 1 (0.91%) Sybase
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
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