Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 23 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
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 23 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -10
Contract jobs citing JIRA 7 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 4.46% 5.88% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.92% 25.00% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Salford median daily rate £750 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% - -
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% -25.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -

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 Salford with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Salford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 26 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 16.56% 23.53% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 18
Salford median daily rate £431 £419 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.99% +3.08% +1.56%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £336
90th Percentile £785 £550 £488
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% -10.00%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Salford.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Salford

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in Salford.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Salford

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

1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (85.71%) Network Monitoring
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
1 6 (85.71%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 5 (71.43%) Synthetic Monitoring
2 5 (71.43%) Application Performance Management
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) SMS
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 5 (71.43%) Lead Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Head of DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Network Monitoring
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Application Performance Management
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
2 5 (71.43%) Synthetic Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft