Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 August 2018 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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 24 60
Rank change year-on-year +2 +36 -1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 3.61% 3.23% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.44% 20.00% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 2
Warrington median daily rate £575 £535 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.48% -4.89% -
10th Percentile £406 £525 £521
90th Percentile £663 £575 £594
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £465 £394
% change year-on-year -13.98% +18.10% -7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £39.00

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 Warrington with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 18.56% 16.13% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 29
Warrington median daily rate £478 £404 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.27% +3.53% +5.41%
10th Percentile £268 £356 £325
90th Percentile £655 £575 £473
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £410 £413
% change year-on-year +0.61% -0.61% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Warrington median hourly rate - £32.00 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £29.89
% change year-on-year +9.38% +7.06% -20.29%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Warrington

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Warrington

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Warrington over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Warrington

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 7 (100.00%) Confluence
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Project Management
4 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Project Governance
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (42.86%) Velocity
5 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
7 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
7 1 (14.29%) User Stories
7 1 (14.29%) Coaching
7 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
7 1 (14.29%) BDD
7 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 1 (14.29%) Gatling
7 1 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 1 (14.29%) QA
7 1 (14.29%) Programme Management

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 (100.00%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Gatling
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Agile Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Support Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Velocity
2 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Project Governance
3 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft