The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 54 100 73
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -27
Contract jobs citing JIRA 59 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.82% 0.42% 1.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.44% 2.39% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 10
Median daily rate £400 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £278 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £378 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +6.57%
JIRA
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
320 251 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.73% 17.53% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 198 129
Median daily rate £400 £335 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Leeds region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Leeds region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 91 (79.82%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (59.65%) Java
3 66 (57.89%) Jenkins
4 52 (45.61%) Git (software)
5 49 (42.98%) Confluence
5 49 (42.98%) Maven
6 47 (41.23%) Linux
7 46 (40.35%) Puppet
8 36 (31.58%) Python
8 36 (31.58%) Selenium
9 32 (28.07%) DevOps
10 31 (27.19%) Spring
11 29 (25.44%) Ruby
11 29 (25.44%) SOA
11 29 (25.44%) Microservices
12 28 (24.56%) TDD
13 27 (23.68%) Scrum
14 24 (21.05%) Perl
15 23 (20.18%) Cucumber
16 22 (19.30%) RESTful
17 21 (18.42%) JavaScript
17 21 (18.42%) C#
17 21 (18.42%) SonarQube
18 18 (15.79%) Red Hat
19 17 (14.91%) Windows
19 17 (14.91%) QA
19 17 (14.91%) Docker
20 16 (14.04%) Spring Boot
21 15 (13.16%) Ant
21 15 (13.16%) JUnit

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 49 (42.98%) Confluence
2 12 (10.53%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.63%) Apache
3 3 (2.63%) Node.js
4 2 (1.75%) Moodle
4 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.88%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.88%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MS Office
1 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.51%) Office 365
3 2 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.75%) GitHub
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) SNMP
2 3 (2.63%) DNS
3 2 (1.75%) Firewall
3 2 (1.75%) HTTP
3 2 (1.75%) Internet
3 2 (1.75%) SAN
4 1 (0.88%) BGP
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.88%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.88%) FWSM
4 1 (0.88%) HSRP
4 1 (0.88%) MPLS
4 1 (0.88%) NAS
4 1 (0.88%) Network Security
4 1 (0.88%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.88%) OSPF
4 1 (0.88%) VPN
4 1 (0.88%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.14%) MongoDB
1 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.39%) Informix
4 4 (3.51%) MySQL
4 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.63%) Big Data
6 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.75%) Redis
7 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 66 (57.89%) Jenkins
2 52 (45.61%) Git (software)
3 49 (42.98%) Maven
4 36 (31.58%) Selenium
5 23 (20.18%) Cucumber
6 21 (18.42%) SonarQube
7 15 (13.16%) Ant
7 15 (13.16%) JUnit
8 14 (12.28%) JMeter
9 13 (11.40%) Appium
9 13 (11.40%) LoadRunner
10 12 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (9.65%) Mocha
12 10 (8.77%) Liquibase
12 10 (8.77%) WebDriver
13 9 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (7.89%) Visual Studio
14 8 (7.02%) Subversion
15 7 (6.14%) SoapUI
15 7 (6.14%) VisualVM
General
1 8 (7.02%) Retail
2 7 (6.14%) Online Betting
3 6 (5.26%) Finance
3 6 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (29.82%) Developer
2 17 (14.91%) Architect
2 17 (14.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (14.04%) Tester
4 12 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.65%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (7.89%) Analyst
8 8 (7.02%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (7.02%) Technical Leader
8 8 (7.02%) Test Analyst
9 7 (6.14%) Performance Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Test Leader
10 6 (5.26%) Automation Tester
10 6 (5.26%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 6 (5.26%) Linux Developer
11 5 (4.39%) Agile Tester
11 5 (4.39%) QA Analyst
11 5 (4.39%) QA Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.19%) Spring
2 22 (19.30%) RESTful
3 16 (14.04%) Spring Boot
4 12 (10.53%) .NET
5 11 (9.65%) Chai
5 11 (9.65%) YAML
6 9 (7.89%) Hibernate
6 9 (7.89%) HTML
7 8 (7.02%) AngularJS
8 7 (6.14%) JSON
9 6 (5.26%) HTML5
10 5 (4.39%) Django
10 5 (4.39%) Play Framework
11 4 (3.51%) CSS
11 4 (3.51%) REST
12 3 (2.63%) Ajax
12 3 (2.63%) CSS3
12 3 (2.63%) jQuery
12 3 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Wiki
2 7 (6.14%) PKI
3 6 (5.26%) User Experience
4 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.75%) Clustering
5 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.75%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) Social Media
6 1 (0.88%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.88%) EPoS
6 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) iPad
6 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) PMI
6 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (41.23%) Linux
2 17 (14.91%) Windows
3 7 (6.14%) Mac OS X
4 6 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.51%) Android
6 3 (2.63%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.88%) CentOS
8 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (79.82%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.07%) DevOps
3 29 (25.44%) Microservices
3 29 (25.44%) SOA
4 28 (24.56%) TDD
5 27 (23.68%) Scrum
6 15 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
7 14 (12.28%) BDD
7 14 (12.28%) Functional Testing
8 12 (10.53%) Coaching
8 12 (10.53%) Service Design
8 12 (10.53%) Test Automation
9 11 (9.65%) Data Protection
9 11 (9.65%) User Stories
10 9 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (7.89%) Open Source
11 8 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.14%) Test Strategy
12 7 (6.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 68 (59.65%) Java
2 36 (31.58%) Python
3 29 (25.44%) Ruby
4 24 (21.05%) Perl
5 21 (18.42%) C#
5 21 (18.42%) JavaScript
6 14 (12.28%) Bash Shell
7 13 (11.40%) Shell Script
8 10 (8.77%) Scala
9 7 (6.14%) C
9 7 (6.14%) CoffeeScript
9 7 (6.14%) VBA
9 7 (6.14%) VBScript
10 4 (3.51%) PHP
11 3 (2.63%) SQL
12 2 (1.75%) Groovy
13 1 (0.88%) ES6
13 1 (0.88%) Go
13 1 (0.88%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.39%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.63%) Degree
5 3 (2.63%) ISEB
6 2 (1.75%) CCIE
6 2 (1.75%) CCNP
6 2 (1.75%) CCSP
6 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.75%) CISSP
6 2 (1.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) CCDE
7 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.91%) QA
2 5 (4.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (14.91%) Docker
2 11 (9.65%) vSphere
3 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.88%) NFS
5 1 (0.88%) Squid
5 1 (0.88%) vCloud
5 1 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 46 (40.35%) Puppet
2 13 (11.40%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (8.77%) Bareos
3 10 (8.77%) yum
4 5 (4.39%) logstash
5 3 (2.63%) Graphite
5 3 (2.63%) Nagios
6 2 (1.75%) Ansible
6 2 (1.75%) Cacti
6 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.75%) Opsview
6 2 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.88%) Grafana
7 1 (0.88%) Graylog
7 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.88%) Icinga
7 1 (0.88%) Salt
7 1 (0.88%) StatsD
7 1 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 14 (12.28%) Atlassian
3 9 (7.89%) New Relic
3 9 (7.89%) Oracle
4 8 (7.02%) Dynatrace
4 8 (7.02%) HP
4 8 (7.02%) IBM
5 7 (6.14%) AppDynamics
5 7 (6.14%) VMware
6 6 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.51%) CA
7 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.51%) Splunk
7 4 (3.51%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.63%) Dell
8 3 (2.63%) F5
8 3 (2.63%) Google
9 2 (1.75%) Brocade
9 2 (1.75%) Cisco
9 2 (1.75%) Veritas
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