Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 41 67
Rank change year-on-year +14 +26 +47
Contract jobs citing JIRA 195 122 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.07% 4.38% 2.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.66% 25.68% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 79 48
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% -25.26%
10th Percentile £315 £185 £218
90th Percentile £612 £515 £504
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 0
Manchester median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
North West median hourly rate £52.05 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +30.13% - -

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 705 475 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.93% 17.05% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 322 299
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £267
90th Percentile £571 £500 £518
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 3
Manchester median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27.50 £31.10 £28.60
90th Percentile £50.88 £48.00 £45.20
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £41.38 £41.50
% change year-on-year -9.37% -0.30% +3.75%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +2 7 £750 +66.67% 2
Stockport -5 3 £500 +33.33% 5
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 126 (64.62%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (34.87%) Confluence
3 62 (31.79%) Jenkins
4 61 (31.28%) Scrum
5 52 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 50 (25.64%) .NET
7 48 (24.62%) SQL Server
8 46 (23.59%) JavaScript
9 45 (23.08%) Test Automation
9 45 (23.08%) DevOps
10 43 (22.05%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (21.54%) Java
11 42 (21.54%) Docker
12 40 (20.51%) C#
12 40 (20.51%) SQL
13 37 (18.97%) TDD
14 36 (18.46%) Atlassian
14 36 (18.46%) MVC
15 34 (17.44%) E-Commerce
16 30 (15.38%) Python
17 29 (14.87%) Linux
17 29 (14.87%) HTML
17 29 (14.87%) CSS
17 29 (14.87%) WCF
18 27 (13.85%) GitHub
18 27 (13.85%) NoSQL
19 25 (12.82%) Waterfall
20 24 (12.31%) Bitbucket
21 23 (11.79%) QA
21 23 (11.79%) Selenium

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 68 (34.87%) Confluence
2 6 (3.08%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.56%) Apache
3 5 (2.56%) CMS
3 5 (2.56%) nginx
3 5 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.51%) Drupal
6 1 (0.51%) JBoss
6 1 (0.51%) Liferay
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.51%) InDesign
2 1 (0.51%) InVision
2 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.85%) GitHub
2 20 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.10%) Slack
5 7 (3.59%) SaaS
6 5 (2.56%) OpenShift
7 4 (2.05%) Office 365
7 4 (2.05%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 3 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.54%) BrowserStack
9 2 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.03%) Serverless
9 2 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.51%) Route 53
10 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.54%) SMS
2 2 (1.03%) HTTP
2 2 (1.03%) RTP
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) Skype
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.85%) NoSQL
3 23 (11.79%) MySQL
4 21 (10.77%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (8.72%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (4.62%) Big Data
7 6 (3.08%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.05%) Riak
9 3 (1.54%) Hazelcast
10 2 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.03%) Power BI
10 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 62 (31.79%) Jenkins
2 52 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 24 (12.31%) Bitbucket
4 23 (11.79%) Selenium
5 22 (11.28%) AccuRev
6 19 (9.74%) PyCharm
7 14 (7.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (6.15%) JMeter
8 12 (6.15%) SonarQube
8 12 (6.15%) TeamCity
9 11 (5.64%) Visual Studio
10 9 (4.62%) Cucumber
10 9 (4.62%) eggPlant
11 8 (4.10%) GitLab
11 8 (4.10%) JUnit
12 7 (3.59%) Gatling
13 6 (3.08%) Mockito
14 5 (2.56%) SoapUI
14 5 (2.56%) Subversion
14 5 (2.56%) TestNG
General
1 16 (8.21%) Finance
1 16 (8.21%) Games
2 9 (4.62%) Marketing
3 7 (3.59%) Electronics
3 7 (3.59%) Legal
3 7 (3.59%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.08%) Law
5 4 (2.05%) Retail
6 2 (1.03%) Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 77 (39.49%) Developer
2 32 (16.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (8.21%) Software Developer
4 15 (7.69%) Analyst
5 13 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 13 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.64%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (5.64%) Tester
7 9 (4.62%) Applications Developer
7 9 (4.62%) Architect
7 9 (4.62%) Automation Tester
7 9 (4.62%) C# Developer
7 9 (4.62%) Data Analyst
7 9 (4.62%) Desktop Support
7 9 (4.62%) Django Developer
8 8 (4.10%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (3.59%) Software Project Manager
9 7 (3.59%) SQL Developer
9 7 (3.59%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (25.64%) .NET
2 29 (14.87%) CSS
2 29 (14.87%) HTML
2 29 (14.87%) WCF
3 23 (11.79%) Web Services
4 22 (11.28%) jQuery
5 19 (9.74%) REST
6 18 (9.23%) Django
6 18 (9.23%) JSON
6 18 (9.23%) RESTful
6 18 (9.23%) WPF
7 17 (8.72%) Spring
7 17 (8.72%) WinForms
8 14 (7.18%) Swagger
9 13 (6.67%) .NET Framework
9 13 (6.67%) HTML5
10 11 (5.64%) ASP.NET
10 11 (5.64%) Node.js
10 11 (5.64%) RAML
10 11 (5.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.18%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.62%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (3.59%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.08%) iPad
5 6 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.05%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (2.05%) Blog
6 4 (2.05%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.05%) User Experience
7 3 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.54%) Mobile Games
8 2 (1.03%) Clustering
8 2 (1.03%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) BYOD
9 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.51%) Online Games
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.87%) Linux
2 10 (5.13%) Windows
3 9 (4.62%) Unix
4 8 (4.10%) Android
5 6 (3.08%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.54%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (64.62%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (31.28%) Scrum
3 45 (23.08%) DevOps
3 45 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 43 (22.05%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (18.97%) TDD
6 36 (18.46%) MVC
7 34 (17.44%) E-Commerce
8 25 (12.82%) Waterfall
9 22 (11.28%) Microservices
10 21 (10.77%) BDD
11 20 (10.26%) Software Engineering
12 18 (9.23%) Project Management
13 17 (8.72%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (8.72%) Data Modelling
13 17 (8.72%) Kanban
14 14 (7.18%) SDLC
14 14 (7.18%) Web Application Development
15 13 (6.67%) Release Management
16 12 (6.15%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.59%) JavaScript
2 42 (21.54%) Java
3 40 (20.51%) C#
3 40 (20.51%) SQL
4 30 (15.38%) Python
5 12 (6.15%) Groovy
6 9 (4.62%) Erlang
7 8 (4.10%) C++
7 8 (4.10%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.59%) Go
9 6 (3.08%) Ruby
10 5 (2.56%) PHP
10 5 (2.56%) Scala
11 4 (2.05%) Apex Code
11 4 (2.05%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.05%) VB
11 4 (2.05%) XPath
12 3 (1.54%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.54%) Perl
12 3 (1.54%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 16 (8.21%) Degree
2 8 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.54%) ISEB
5 2 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.79%) QA
2 4 (2.05%) WCAG
3 3 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) GCP
System Software
1 42 (21.54%) Docker
2 3 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (11.28%) Kubernetes
2 21 (10.77%) Puppet
3 19 (9.74%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (8.21%) Ansible
5 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.05%) Nessus
6 3 (1.54%) FlexNet
6 3 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.03%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (1.03%) Terraform
8 1 (0.51%) Kibana
8 1 (0.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (18.46%) Atlassian
2 14 (7.18%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.64%) Apiary
3 11 (5.64%) Oracle
4 9 (4.62%) SAP
5 5 (2.56%) Blue Prism
5 5 (2.56%) IBM
6 4 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.05%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.05%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.54%) HP
7 3 (1.54%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.03%) Capita
8 2 (1.03%) Citrix
8 2 (1.03%) Google
8 2 (1.03%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.51%) Adobe
9 1 (0.51%) Hotjar
9 1 (0.51%) WorldPay