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 23 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 52 84
Rank change year-on-year +9 +32  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 47 50 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.38% 2.75% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.66% 22.83% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 8
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £249 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +8.82% +37.09%  

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 217 219 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.60% 12.04% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 146 79
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

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 23 June 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
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 23 June 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
Cheadle - 2 £313 -
Stockport - 2 £375 - 3
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 65 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.00%) SQL
3 33 (31.43%) Test Automation
4 29 (27.62%) Scrum
4 29 (27.62%) Java
5 26 (24.76%) .NET
5 26 (24.76%) Selenium
6 24 (22.86%) JavaScript
7 23 (21.90%) HTML
7 23 (21.90%) CSS
8 21 (20.00%) HTML5
8 21 (20.00%) Confluence
8 21 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 20 (19.05%) QA
10 19 (18.10%) Degree
10 19 (18.10%) SQL Server
11 18 (17.14%) CSS3
12 16 (15.24%) Jenkins
12 16 (15.24%) Computer Science
12 16 (15.24%) Test Scripting
13 14 (13.33%) Git (software)
13 14 (13.33%) Games
14 13 (12.38%) WebDriver
15 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (11.43%) QA Automation
15 12 (11.43%) Finance
15 12 (11.43%) MVC
15 12 (11.43%) XML
15 12 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (10.48%) E-Commerce

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 21 (20.00%) Confluence
2 6 (5.71%) CMS
3 5 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.81%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (3.81%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.90%) nginx
6 2 (1.90%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.95%) CICS
7 1 (0.95%) JBoss
7 1 (0.95%) SAS
7 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Magento
1 2 (1.90%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) GitHub
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.90%) Office 365
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.95%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) HTTP
2 3 (2.86%) SSL
3 2 (1.90%) LAN
3 2 (1.90%) LDAP
3 2 (1.90%) VoIP
4 1 (0.95%) DNS
4 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.67%) MySQL
3 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.71%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.81%) DB2
6 4 (3.81%) MySQL Workbench
6 4 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.95%) MS Access
9 1 (0.95%) Redis
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (24.76%) Selenium
2 16 (15.24%) Jenkins
3 14 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 13 (12.38%) WebDriver
5 10 (9.52%) AccuRev
6 8 (7.62%) Cucumber
7 7 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (4.76%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.76%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.81%) Axure RP
9 4 (3.81%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.81%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.81%) ERwin
9 4 (3.81%) Gradle
9 4 (3.81%) Mocha
10 3 (2.86%) Bugzilla
10 3 (2.86%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.86%) Maven
10 3 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (13.33%) Games
2 12 (11.43%) Finance
3 6 (5.71%) Retail
4 5 (4.76%) Marketing
5 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.86%) Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (35.24%) Developer
2 18 (17.14%) Analyst
3 13 (12.38%) Tester
4 10 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Automation Tester
6 6 (5.71%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.71%) UX Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.76%) QA Tester
8 4 (3.81%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.81%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (3.81%) HTML Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Technical Leader
8 4 (3.81%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.76%) .NET
2 23 (21.90%) CSS
2 23 (21.90%) HTML
3 21 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 21 (20.00%) HTML5
4 18 (17.14%) CSS3
5 12 (11.43%) XML
6 10 (9.52%) jQuery
7 9 (8.57%) REST
7 9 (8.57%) SOAP
7 9 (8.57%) WCF
7 9 (8.57%) Web Services
7 9 (8.57%) WinForms
7 9 (8.57%) WPF
8 8 (7.62%) .NET Framework
9 7 (6.67%) J2EE
9 7 (6.67%) SVG
10 6 (5.71%) JSON
11 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET
12 4 (3.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.52%) User Experience
4 4 (3.81%) iPad
5 3 (2.86%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.90%) Life Science
6 2 (1.90%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.90%) Mobile Games
6 2 (1.90%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.95%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.95%) NHS
7 1 (0.95%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.76%) Windows
2 4 (3.81%) Android
3 3 (2.86%) Linux
4 2 (1.90%) CentOS
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.95%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (31.43%) Test Automation
3 29 (27.62%) Scrum
4 16 (15.24%) Test Scripting
5 12 (11.43%) MVC
5 12 (11.43%) QA Automation
5 12 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (10.48%) Data Modelling
6 11 (10.48%) E-Commerce
7 10 (9.52%) Test Management
8 9 (8.57%) BDD
8 9 (8.57%) Scenario Testing
8 9 (8.57%) Web Development
9 8 (7.62%) CRM
9 8 (7.62%) Regression Testing
9 8 (7.62%) Unit Testing
9 8 (7.62%) Wireframes
10 7 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.67%) Use Case
11 6 (5.71%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.00%) SQL
2 29 (27.62%) Java
3 24 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.57%) C#
5 6 (5.71%) Python
6 5 (4.76%) C++
7 4 (3.81%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.86%) C
8 3 (2.86%) PHP
9 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.95%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.95%) COBOL
10 1 (0.95%) JCL
10 1 (0.95%) Jython
10 1 (0.95%) Ruby
10 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (18.10%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.86%) ISEB
3 3 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.95%) CCNA
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.95%) MCP
4 1 (0.95%) MCSE
4 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.05%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.90%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.95%) Ansible
2 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.95%) Packer
2 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (10.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.57%) HP
3 7 (6.67%) Oracle
4 5 (4.76%) Atlassian
4 5 (4.76%) VMware
5 4 (3.81%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.90%) Pega
6 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.90%) SAP
6 2 (1.90%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.95%) Adobe
7 1 (0.95%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.95%) Apple
7 1 (0.95%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.95%) hybris
7 1 (0.95%) New Relic
7 1 (0.95%) Remedy
7 1 (0.95%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.95%) Spiceworks
7 1 (0.95%) Splunk
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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