The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 27 March 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
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 1.82% 11.48% 6.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 77.78% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £363 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% +13.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +0.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 6 9 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 10.91% 14.75% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Median daily rate £250 £313 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Stoke-on-Trent

JIRA
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) CRM Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft