Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 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
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 19 16
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 11 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 9.82% 6.93% 3.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 44.00% 22.58% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Salford median daily rate £425 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +22.22% -11.48%
10th Percentile £287 £369 £306
90th Percentile £511 £500 £379
Manchester median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £51.25 - £40.00

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 25 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 22.32% 30.69% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 13
Salford median daily rate £413 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +11.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £348 £335 £305
90th Percentile £480 £493 £434
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Salford over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Salford

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Salford region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 10 (90.91%) XML
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
1 10 (90.91%) JSON
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) RESTful
1 10 (90.91%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (90.91%) GPG13
1 10 (90.91%) GitLab
1 10 (90.91%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (81.82%) Software Architecture
3 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (63.64%) DevOps
4 7 (63.64%) Kibana
4 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (63.64%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (54.55%) Amazon S3
5 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) logstash
6 4 (36.36%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) SMS
8 1 (9.09%) HTML
8 1 (9.09%) Java
8 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 1 (9.09%) CSS
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Scrum

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (54.55%) Amazon S3
4 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (9.09%) Serverless
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SMS
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) GitLab
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Elastic Stack
1 10 (90.91%) JSON
1 10 (90.91%) RESTful
1 10 (90.91%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) React
3 1 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 9 (81.82%) Software Architecture
3 7 (63.64%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) OpenUP
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Kibana
2 6 (54.55%) logstash
3 1 (9.09%) Business Desktop Deployment