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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 73 131 101
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -30
Contract jobs citing JIRA 77 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.63% 0.58% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.01% 3.85% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 7 17
Average daily rate £425 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £246 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £383 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
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
513 442 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.53% 15.10% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 293 224
Average daily rate £425 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £28.93 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +41 60 £425 +25.92% 19
South Yorkshire -4 9 £425 +28.30% 8
North Yorkshire - 5 £410 - 4
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 136 (79.53%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (58.48%) Java
3 95 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 76 (44.44%) Confluence
4 76 (44.44%) Maven
5 74 (43.27%) Git (software)
6 73 (42.69%) Puppet
7 72 (42.11%) Linux
8 67 (39.18%) Selenium
9 64 (37.43%) DevOps
10 45 (26.32%) Scrum
11 44 (25.73%) SonarQube
12 40 (23.39%) Ruby
13 35 (20.47%) Python
13 35 (20.47%) SOA
14 33 (19.30%) Atlassian
14 33 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (19.30%) Security Cleared
14 33 (19.30%) Microservices
15 32 (18.71%) Amazon AWS
16 31 (18.13%) Bash Shell
16 31 (18.13%) TDD
16 31 (18.13%) Windows
17 30 (17.54%) Perl
17 30 (17.54%) SC Cleared
17 30 (17.54%) Docker
18 29 (16.96%) Cucumber
18 29 (16.96%) Appium
19 28 (16.37%) RESTful
19 28 (16.37%) OpenStack

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 76 (44.44%) Confluence
2 28 (16.37%) OpenStack
3 10 (5.85%) Apache
4 9 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.68%) JBoss
6 6 (3.51%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.75%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.17%) Moodle
8 2 (1.17%) Node.js
8 2 (1.17%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.58%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.58%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.17%) MS Office
1 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (18.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.09%) GitHub
3 5 (2.92%) IaaS
3 5 (2.92%) PaaS
3 5 (2.92%) SaaS
4 4 (2.34%) Office 365
5 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.68%) SNMP
2 3 (1.75%) SAN
3 2 (1.17%) BGP
3 2 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.17%) DNS
3 2 (1.17%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.17%) Firewall
3 2 (1.17%) FWSM
3 2 (1.17%) HSRP
3 2 (1.17%) Internet
3 2 (1.17%) LAN
3 2 (1.17%) MPLS
3 2 (1.17%) OSPF
3 2 (1.17%) VPN
3 2 (1.17%) VRRP
3 2 (1.17%) WAN
4 1 (0.58%) HTTP
4 1 (0.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.02%) MySQL
2 7 (4.09%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.92%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.92%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.75%) Big Data
5 3 (1.75%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.75%) Informix
5 3 (1.75%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.17%) Redis
7 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.58%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 95 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 76 (44.44%) Maven
3 74 (43.27%) Git (software)
4 67 (39.18%) Selenium
5 44 (25.73%) SonarQube
6 29 (16.96%) Appium
6 29 (16.96%) Cucumber
7 27 (15.79%) Mocha
8 25 (14.62%) JUnit
9 20 (11.70%) Liquibase
10 19 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
11 15 (8.77%) Ant
12 14 (8.19%) JMeter
13 13 (7.60%) LoadRunner
13 13 (7.60%) Subversion
13 13 (7.60%) Visual Studio
14 12 (7.02%) WebDriver
15 10 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (4.68%) HP UFT
General
1 14 (8.19%) Finance
2 7 (4.09%) Retail
3 4 (2.34%) Games
4 3 (1.75%) Banking
4 3 (1.75%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (22.22%) Developer
2 37 (21.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (14.04%) Architect
4 21 (12.28%) Analyst
4 21 (12.28%) Tester
5 17 (9.94%) Test Analyst
6 16 (9.36%) Operations Engineer
7 13 (7.60%) DevOps Architect
8 12 (7.02%) Java Developer
9 10 (5.85%) Test Leader
10 9 (5.26%) Automation Tester
10 9 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
10 9 (5.26%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.68%) QA Analyst
11 8 (4.68%) QA Test Analyst
11 8 (4.68%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (4.09%) Digital Delivery Manager
12 7 (4.09%) Technical Leader
12 7 (4.09%) Test Engineer
13 6 (3.51%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.37%) RESTful
1 28 (16.37%) Spring
2 15 (8.77%) .NET
3 13 (7.60%) HTML
3 13 (7.60%) Spring Boot
4 11 (6.43%) Hibernate
4 11 (6.43%) YAML
5 9 (5.26%) JSON
6 8 (4.68%) HTML5
7 7 (4.09%) AngularJS
7 7 (4.09%) LAMP
8 6 (3.51%) CSS
8 6 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (3.51%) Web Services
9 5 (2.92%) Ajax
10 4 (2.34%) CSS3
10 4 (2.34%) Gherkin
10 4 (2.34%) XML
11 3 (1.75%) Play Framework
11 3 (1.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.85%) Wiki
2 8 (4.68%) PKI
3 5 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.92%) User Experience
4 3 (1.75%) Clustering
4 3 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.17%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.17%) Social Media
5 2 (1.17%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.58%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) IBM XIV
6 1 (0.58%) iPad
6 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (42.11%) Linux
2 31 (18.13%) Windows
3 25 (14.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (9.36%) CentOS
4 16 (9.36%) Ubuntu
5 9 (5.26%) Unix
6 8 (4.68%) Mac OS X
6 8 (4.68%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.75%) Android
8 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (79.53%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (37.43%) DevOps
3 45 (26.32%) Scrum
4 35 (20.47%) SOA
5 33 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (19.30%) Microservices
6 31 (18.13%) TDD
7 26 (15.20%) Test Automation
8 22 (12.87%) Configuration Management
9 20 (11.70%) BDD
9 20 (11.70%) Non-Functional Testing
10 19 (11.11%) Build Automation
10 19 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (11.11%) Functional Testing
10 19 (11.11%) Service Design
11 18 (10.53%) Data Protection
12 13 (7.60%) User Stories
13 12 (7.02%) Coaching
14 11 (6.43%) Open Source
14 11 (6.43%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 100 (58.48%) Java
2 40 (23.39%) Ruby
3 35 (20.47%) Python
4 31 (18.13%) Bash Shell
5 30 (17.54%) Perl
6 27 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 21 (12.28%) C#
8 15 (8.77%) Shell Script
9 11 (6.43%) PHP
10 10 (5.85%) SQL
11 9 (5.26%) Scala
12 8 (4.68%) C
12 8 (4.68%) Groovy
13 6 (3.51%) CoffeeScript
13 6 (3.51%) VBA
13 6 (3.51%) VBScript
14 5 (2.92%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.17%) R
16 1 (0.58%) ES6
16 1 (0.58%) Go
Qualifications
1 33 (19.30%) Security Cleared
2 30 (17.54%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.02%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (3.51%) ISEB
4 6 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.75%) Degree
5 3 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.17%) CCIE
6 2 (1.17%) CCNP
6 2 (1.17%) CCSP
6 2 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.17%) CISSP
6 2 (1.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) CCDE
7 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (16.37%) QA
2 5 (2.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (17.54%) Docker
2 27 (15.79%) vSphere
3 19 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.17%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.17%) vCloud
4 2 (1.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 73 (42.69%) Puppet
2 17 (9.94%) Ansible
2 17 (9.94%) Bareos
2 17 (9.94%) yum
3 15 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.34%) logstash
5 3 (1.75%) Cacti
5 3 (1.75%) Graphite
5 3 (1.75%) Nagios
5 3 (1.75%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.75%) Opsview
5 3 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (19.30%) Atlassian
2 20 (11.70%) Red Hat
2 20 (11.70%) VMware
3 12 (7.02%) HP
4 9 (5.26%) Oracle
5 8 (4.68%) IBM
6 7 (4.09%) Dynatrace
6 7 (4.09%) New Relic
6 7 (4.09%) ServiceNow
7 6 (3.51%) AppDynamics
7 6 (3.51%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.34%) CA
8 4 (2.34%) Splunk
8 4 (2.34%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.75%) Cisco
9 3 (1.75%) Dell
9 3 (1.75%) F5
9 3 (1.75%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.75%) Veritas
10 2 (1.17%) Fortinet
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