Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 23 17
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6 -2
Contract jobs citing JIRA 14 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 10.45% 5.88% 6.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 66.67% 21.88% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Salford median daily rate £450 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +21.03% -5.57%
10th Percentile £289 £370 £300
90th Percentile £500 £500 £410
Manchester median daily rate £450 £375 £358
% change year-on-year +20.00% +4.90% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £65.00 - £38.75

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 21 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 15.67% 26.89% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 23
Salford median daily rate £428 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +21.43% +1.45%
10th Percentile £326 £369 £300
90th Percentile £494 £488 £424
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +29.03%

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 18 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Salford

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 10 (71.43%) JSON
2 10 (71.43%) XML
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) RESTful
2 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (71.43%) GPG13
2 10 (71.43%) GitLab
2 10 (71.43%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (64.29%) Software Architecture
3 9 (64.29%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (50.00%) DevOps
5 7 (50.00%) Kibana
6 6 (42.86%) logstash
6 6 (42.86%) Amazon S3
6 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Web Services
7 4 (28.57%) SMS
8 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) TDD
8 3 (21.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (21.43%) Node.js
8 3 (21.43%) Jenkins

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 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (64.29%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (42.86%) Amazon S3
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (7.14%) Serverless
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) GitLab
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) AWS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) AWS Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Elastic Stack
1 10 (71.43%) JSON
1 10 (71.43%) RESTful
1 10 (71.43%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) Node.js
3 3 (21.43%) React
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 9 (64.29%) Software Architecture
4 7 (50.00%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Kanban
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) OpenUP
6 1 (7.14%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Kibana
2 6 (42.86%) logstash
3 3 (21.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (7.14%) Talend