Period
to 19 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 75 81
Rank change year-on-year +45 +6 +8
Contract jobs citing JIRA 156 82 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.53% 2.58% 2.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.65% 15.65% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 46 38
Manchester median daily rate £418 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.60% +16.15% -16.13%
10th Percentile £275 £220 £180
90th Percentile £575 £494 £470
North West median daily rate £424 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +5.94% +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Manchester median hourly rate £65.00 - £31.25
10th Percentile £54.50 - £26.13
90th Percentile £68.50 - £37.38
North West median hourly rate £65.00 £49.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year +31.31% +58.40% -

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 509 524 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.04% 16.51% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 358 368
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £265
90th Percentile £563 £500 £489
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 27
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +29.03%
10th Percentile £36.25 £30.55 £25.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £40.00 £41.40
North West median hourly rate £40.25 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.42% +10.00% +7.14%

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 January 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
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 January 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 +7 8 £453 +13.13% 1
Stockport +6 8 £300 -29.41% 4
Bolton - 5 £300 - 1
Cheadle - 2 £423 - 1
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 109 (69.87%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (39.10%) Git (software)
3 53 (33.97%) SQL
4 52 (33.33%) Java
5 46 (29.49%) Scrum
6 45 (28.85%) TDD
7 42 (26.92%) Confluence
7 42 (26.92%) Jenkins
8 39 (25.00%) Finance
8 39 (25.00%) Linux
9 38 (24.36%) Test Automation
10 37 (23.72%) JavaScript
10 37 (23.72%) NoSQL
11 36 (23.08%) Software Engineering
12 35 (22.44%) DevOps
13 33 (21.15%) BDD
13 33 (21.15%) Python
14 32 (20.51%) .NET
14 32 (20.51%) Docker
15 30 (19.23%) Node.js
16 29 (18.59%) SQL Server
17 26 (16.67%) MVC
18 25 (16.03%) REST
19 24 (15.38%) Cucumber
20 23 (14.74%) HTML
20 23 (14.74%) CSS
20 23 (14.74%) E-Commerce
20 23 (14.74%) WCF
20 23 (14.74%) Open Source
20 23 (14.74%) Analytical Skills

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 42 (26.92%) Confluence
2 13 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.85%) CMS
4 5 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.21%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.21%) WordPress
5 4 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.92%) Apache
6 3 (1.92%) JBoss
7 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.64%) Drupal
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) LaTeX
2 3 (1.92%) Camtasia
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Magento
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.18%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.33%) Slack
3 8 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (4.49%) OpenShift
5 6 (3.85%) GitHub
6 4 (2.56%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.28%) Boomi
8 2 (1.28%) IaaS
8 2 (1.28%) iPaaS
8 2 (1.28%) SaaS
8 2 (1.28%) Serverless
8 2 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.64%) Lucidchart
9 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.13%) SMS
2 3 (1.92%) HTTP
2 3 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.72%) NoSQL
2 29 (18.59%) SQL Server
3 19 (12.18%) MySQL
4 18 (11.54%) Big Data
5 17 (10.90%) SQL Server 2000
6 14 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (8.33%) Hadoop
7 13 (8.33%) MongoDB
8 8 (5.13%) Relational Database
9 7 (4.49%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.85%) OLAP
11 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.64%) Power BI
13 1 (0.64%) Redis
13 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 61 (39.10%) Git (software)
2 42 (26.92%) Jenkins
3 24 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 22 (14.10%) Bitbucket
5 21 (13.46%) AccuRev
5 21 (13.46%) TeamCity
6 10 (6.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (5.77%) Maven
8 8 (5.13%) Selenium
9 7 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (4.49%) GitLab
9 7 (4.49%) SonarQube
10 6 (3.85%) JMeter
10 6 (3.85%) JUnit
10 6 (3.85%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.56%) Gatling
11 4 (2.56%) Gradle
11 4 (2.56%) Grunt
11 4 (2.56%) ReSharper
12 3 (1.92%) Artifactory
General
1 39 (25.00%) Finance
2 16 (10.26%) Electronics
2 16 (10.26%) Manufacturing
2 16 (10.26%) Marketing
2 16 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.49%) Banking
4 5 (3.21%) Law
5 4 (2.56%) Legal
6 2 (1.28%) Retail
7 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) French Language
Job Titles
1 76 (48.72%) Developer
2 36 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 24 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 20 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (11.54%) Software Engineer
6 16 (10.26%) Scala Developer
7 14 (8.97%) Java Software Developer
8 13 (8.33%) Desktop Support
9 11 (7.05%) Tester
10 9 (5.77%) Analyst
11 8 (5.13%) Apache Spark Developer
11 8 (5.13%) Hadoop Developer
11 8 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (4.49%) .NET Developer
12 7 (4.49%) Java Hadoop Developer
12 7 (4.49%) Java Scala Developer
13 6 (3.85%) Architect
13 6 (3.85%) PHP Developer
13 6 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.51%) .NET
2 30 (19.23%) Node.js
3 25 (16.03%) REST
4 23 (14.74%) CSS
4 23 (14.74%) HTML
4 23 (14.74%) WCF
5 19 (12.18%) WPF
6 18 (11.54%) WinForms
7 16 (10.26%) .NET Framework
8 15 (9.62%) XML
9 13 (8.33%) HTML5
10 12 (7.69%) JSON
11 11 (7.05%) Akka
12 10 (6.41%) AngularJS
12 10 (6.41%) CSS3
12 10 (6.41%) Web Services
13 8 (5.13%) Middleware
13 8 (5.13%) React
13 8 (5.13%) Spring
14 7 (4.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.92%) iPad
5 2 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.28%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.28%) Wiki
6 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.64%) EPoS
6 1 (0.64%) Fintech
6 1 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.00%) Linux
2 11 (7.05%) Windows
3 10 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.28%) Android
5 1 (0.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (69.87%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (29.49%) Scrum
3 45 (28.85%) TDD
4 38 (24.36%) Test Automation
5 36 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 35 (22.44%) DevOps
7 33 (21.15%) BDD
8 26 (16.67%) MVC
9 23 (14.74%) E-Commerce
9 23 (14.74%) Open Source
10 20 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (10.90%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (10.90%) SDLC
12 16 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
12 16 (10.26%) Programme Management
13 14 (8.97%) Microservices
14 13 (8.33%) Coaching
14 13 (8.33%) Mentoring
14 13 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (33.97%) SQL
2 52 (33.33%) Java
3 37 (23.72%) JavaScript
4 33 (21.15%) Python
5 22 (14.10%) C#
6 15 (9.62%) Shell Script
7 13 (8.33%) C++
8 9 (5.77%) Groovy
9 8 (5.13%) Clojure
9 8 (5.13%) PHP
10 5 (3.21%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.56%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.56%) Fortran
11 4 (2.56%) XPath
12 3 (1.92%) C
12 3 (1.92%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.28%) Perl
13 2 (1.28%) Ruby
13 2 (1.28%) Scala
14 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (10.26%) Degree
2 6 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.64%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.97%) QA
2 5 (3.21%) GPG13
3 1 (0.64%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 32 (20.51%) Docker
2 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.64%) Varnish
3 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 6 (3.85%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.21%) Kibana
4 5 (3.21%) Puppet
5 4 (2.56%) Ansible
5 4 (2.56%) logstash
6 1 (0.64%) Salt
6 1 (0.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (12.18%) Atlassian
2 17 (10.90%) SAP
3 10 (6.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.56%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.92%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.92%) Perforce
6 2 (1.28%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.28%) Informatica
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle
6 2 (1.28%) Pega
6 2 (1.28%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.28%) SnapLogic
6 2 (1.28%) VMware
6 2 (1.28%) Zend
7 1 (0.64%) HP
7 1 (0.64%) hybris
7 1 (0.64%) IBM
7 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.64%) Talend
7 1 (0.64%) WSO2