The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 25 June 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 21 27
Contract jobs citing JIRA 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 2.25% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category - 23.53% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +8.82% +19.71%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 11 17 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 9.40% 9.55% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 11
Median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £338 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Staffordshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Pascal
3 1 (25.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) CRM Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Regression Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Pascal
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft