The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 100 93 86
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 36 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.19% 0.85% 1.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.38% 6.73% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £355 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +7.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £248 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £395 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -22.00%
JIRA
England

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

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
488 297 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.07% 12.56% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 177 163
Average daily rate £335 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -58.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -9 27 £370 +2.42% 14
North Yorkshire - 5 £300 - 2
South Yorkshire -8 4 £330 +25.71% 9
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA.

1 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) Java
3 20 (40.00%) MySQL
4 19 (38.00%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (34.00%) Confluence
6 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (30.00%) Apache
8 14 (28.00%) HTML
8 14 (28.00%) Spring
9 13 (26.00%) SQL
9 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
10 12 (24.00%) Linux
10 12 (24.00%) Finance
11 11 (22.00%) Windows
11 11 (22.00%) PHP
11 11 (22.00%) Docker
12 10 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
12 10 (20.00%) HTML5
12 10 (20.00%) CSS
12 10 (20.00%) Red Hat
12 10 (20.00%) Tomcat
13 9 (18.00%) Web Services
13 9 (18.00%) UML
13 9 (18.00%) Oracle
13 9 (18.00%) Node.js
13 9 (18.00%) Vagrant
13 9 (18.00%) Apache Camel
13 9 (18.00%) logstash

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (34.00%) Confluence
2 15 (30.00%) Apache
3 10 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 9 (18.00%) Node.js
5 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (8.00%) GlassFish
7 3 (6.00%) JBoss
7 3 (6.00%) CICS
8 1 (2.00%) Drupal
8 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.00%) SAS
8 1 (2.00%) Jetty
8 1 (2.00%) Alfresco
8 1 (2.00%) nginx
8 1 (2.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Project
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
1 2 (4.00%) PaaS
1 2 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Firewall
2 7 (14.00%) NAS
2 7 (14.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) DMZ
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) MySQL
2 7 (14.00%) Informix
2 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
2 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) Adabas
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.00%) Selenium
3 8 (16.00%) Maven
3 8 (16.00%) JUnit
4 5 (10.00%) Subversion
5 4 (8.00%) Zephyr
6 3 (6.00%) Ant
6 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.00%) Gradle
7 2 (4.00%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.00%) MSI
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (2.00%) ClearCase
8 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.00%) JMeter
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Test Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Senior UNIX Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) UI Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.00%) UI Programmer
4 4 (8.00%) Tester
5 3 (6.00%) COBOL Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Release Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) HTML
1 14 (28.00%) Spring
2 10 (20.00%) HTML5
2 10 (20.00%) CSS
2 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 10 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (18.00%) Apache Camel
3 9 (18.00%) Web Services
4 6 (12.00%) Grails
5 5 (10.00%) XML
5 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (8.00%) WSDL
6 4 (8.00%) XML Schema
6 4 (8.00%) JAXB
6 4 (8.00%) Java EE
7 2 (4.00%) .NET
8 1 (2.00%) WinForms
8 1 (2.00%) LAMP
8 1 (2.00%) Symfony
8 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 7 (14.00%) IBM XIV
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) W3C
4 3 (6.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.00%) NHS
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Equities
6 1 (2.00%) Tandem
6 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.00%) iSeries
6 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 11 (22.00%) Windows
3 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (14.00%) UNIX
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.00%) zOS
5 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (18.00%) UML
5 8 (16.00%) TDD
6 7 (14.00%) Load Balancing
6 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Test Management
6 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
6 7 (14.00%) Build Automation
6 7 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (12.00%) SDLC
7 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (12.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.00%) RUP
8 5 (10.00%) ETL
8 5 (10.00%) Project Management
8 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) Java
2 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 11 (22.00%) PHP
5 6 (12.00%) Python
5 6 (12.00%) Perl
6 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.00%) JCL
6 3 (6.00%) COBOL
6 3 (6.00%) Groovy
7 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby
7 2 (4.00%) NATURAL
7 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.00%) C#
8 1 (2.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) VB
8 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.00%) VB6
8 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) ISEB
2 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Docker
2 7 (14.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Vagrant
1 9 (18.00%) logstash
2 7 (14.00%) Salt
2 7 (14.00%) Opsview
2 7 (14.00%) Graphite
2 7 (14.00%) Nagios
2 7 (14.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (14.00%) Cacti
2 7 (14.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (8.00%) Puppet
5 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.00%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.00%) Ansible
6 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 8 (16.00%) VMware
4 7 (14.00%) Veritas
4 7 (14.00%) Cisco
4 7 (14.00%) IBM
4 7 (14.00%) SolarWinds
5 5 (10.00%) Atlassian
6 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.00%) HP
8 1 (2.00%) Google
8 1 (2.00%) Sun
8 1 (2.00%) Percona
Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £360 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
TRG
Rate: 300-360 Per Day
Posted: 13 days ago