Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 26 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 -6
Contract jobs citing JIRA 9 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.53% 4.49% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.08% 29.69% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +13.64% -11.29%
10th Percentile £288 £279 £263
90th Percentile £425 £367 £288
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +6.25% +23.08% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £30.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.22 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.73% +50.00% -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 39 64 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 15.29% 15.13% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 10
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -7.26%
10th Percentile £275 £278 £250
90th Percentile £455 £370 £511
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +5.00% +18.52% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year +6.45% -1.40% -16.49%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

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

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +4 3 £313 -5.66% 2
Stafford -2 3 £400 - 2
JIRA
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (44.44%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 4 (44.44%) AccuRev
3 4 (44.44%) SOLID
3 4 (44.44%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (33.33%) Elixir
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) API Development
4 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Programming
4 3 (33.33%) Go
4 3 (33.33%) TypeScript
4 3 (33.33%) Erlang
4 3 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) WPF
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum

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 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) AccuRev
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) Android Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Gradle
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) Core Data
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (44.44%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (44.44%) SOLID
3 3 (33.33%) API Development
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 1 (11.11%) Secure Coding
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Elixir
2 3 (33.33%) Erlang
2 3 (33.33%) Go
2 3 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 1 (11.11%) Pascal
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) IEC 61508
1 1 (11.11%) IEC 62304
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin