Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 22 January 2019 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
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 28 50
Rank change year-on-year 0 +22 +11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 149 144 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.31% 6.49% 4.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.85% 22.71% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 153 57
Leeds median daily rate £463 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.65% +1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £314 £322 £260
90th Percentile £600 £638 £610
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 555 634 422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 23.49% 28.57% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 478 267
Leeds median daily rate £425 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20% +3.75%
10th Percentile £311 £300 £300
90th Percentile £584 £538 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £413 £410
% change year-on-year +2.42% +0.61% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 8
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 - £13.50
10th Percentile £20.04 - £10.69
90th Percentile £49.50 - £26.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 - £18.00

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Leeds

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Leeds

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Leeds

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 86 (57.72%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (53.69%) Confluence
3 53 (35.57%) Test Automation
4 52 (34.90%) Microservices
5 50 (33.56%) JavaScript
6 49 (32.89%) Git (software)
7 47 (31.54%) Java
8 43 (28.86%) Linux
8 43 (28.86%) SDLC
8 43 (28.86%) Coaching
9 40 (26.85%) Slack
10 38 (25.50%) BDD
10 38 (25.50%) TDD
11 37 (24.83%) Software Engineering
11 37 (24.83%) Node.js
12 36 (24.16%) MySQL
13 35 (23.49%) Amazon AWS
13 35 (23.49%) Jenkins
13 35 (23.49%) Mentoring
14 32 (21.48%) SQL
15 30 (20.13%) REST
16 29 (19.46%) MongoDB
17 28 (18.79%) Cucumber
17 28 (18.79%) Scrum
17 28 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (18.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 27 (18.12%) Selenium
19 26 (17.45%) Amazon EC2
19 26 (17.45%) Finance
20 24 (16.11%) Security Cleared

JIRA
Co-occurring 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 80 (53.69%) Confluence
2 8 (5.37%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.36%) nginx
4 4 (2.68%) Apache
5 3 (2.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.34%) CMS
6 2 (1.34%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.34%) IIS
6 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.34%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.01%) SAP HR
1 3 (2.01%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.67%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.67%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 40 (26.85%) Slack
2 35 (23.49%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (17.45%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (10.07%) Amazon S3
4 15 (10.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 14 (9.40%) Route 53
6 13 (8.72%) SaaS
7 12 (8.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (7.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (7.38%) IaaS
9 10 (6.71%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (6.71%) Serverless
10 9 (6.04%) PaaS
11 8 (5.37%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (5.37%) GitHub
12 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (3.36%) Trello
14 4 (2.68%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (1.34%) AWS CloudTrail
15 2 (1.34%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.71%) DNS
1 10 (6.71%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.04%) Firewall
2 9 (6.04%) ICMP
2 9 (6.04%) VPN
3 8 (5.37%) HTTP
4 1 (0.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.16%) MySQL
2 29 (19.46%) MongoDB
3 24 (16.11%) NoSQL
4 23 (15.44%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (14.77%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (6.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.36%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.01%) Big Data
8 3 (2.01%) Data Lake
8 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.34%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.34%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.67%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.67%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 49 (32.89%) Git (software)
2 35 (23.49%) Jenkins
3 28 (18.79%) Cucumber
4 27 (18.12%) Selenium
5 14 (9.40%) GitLab
6 13 (8.72%) Vagrant
7 11 (7.38%) JMeter
8 10 (6.71%) PHPUnit
9 9 (6.04%) HP UFT
9 9 (6.04%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (6.04%) SonarQube
10 8 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (4.03%) Burp Suite
11 6 (4.03%) LoadRunner
12 5 (3.36%) Bitbucket
12 5 (3.36%) Gatling
12 5 (3.36%) gulp
13 4 (2.68%) Artifactory
13 4 (2.68%) IntelliJ
13 4 (2.68%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (17.45%) Finance
2 3 (2.01%) Banking
2 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.34%) Legal
4 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.67%) Games
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
4 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (25.50%) Developer
2 26 (17.45%) Analyst
3 20 (13.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (10.07%) Software Engineer
5 14 (9.40%) Business Analyst
6 11 (7.38%) Test Analyst
7 10 (6.71%) AWS DevOps
7 10 (6.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.71%) PHP Developer
8 9 (6.04%) Test Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) Project Manager
9 8 (5.37%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.70%) Scrum Master
11 6 (4.03%) Agile Business Analyst
12 5 (3.36%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (3.36%) Delivery Manager
12 5 (3.36%) Programme Director
12 5 (3.36%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (24.83%) Node.js
2 30 (20.13%) REST
3 11 (7.38%) HTML
4 10 (6.71%) Doctrine
5 8 (5.37%) CSS
5 8 (5.37%) Web Services
6 7 (4.70%) HTML5
6 7 (4.70%) RESTful
7 6 (4.03%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (3.36%) CSS3
8 5 (3.36%) jQuery
8 5 (3.36%) Sass
9 4 (2.68%) .NET
9 4 (2.68%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.68%) React
9 4 (2.68%) SOAP
9 4 (2.68%) Velocity
10 3 (2.01%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (2.01%) Gherkin
10 3 (2.01%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) Public Cloud
2 10 (6.71%) NHS
3 7 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.68%) Clustering
5 2 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.34%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.34%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.67%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 43 (28.86%) Linux
2 27 (18.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (6.71%) VMS
4 5 (3.36%) CentOS
5 3 (2.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (57.72%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.57%) Test Automation
3 52 (34.90%) Microservices
4 43 (28.86%) Coaching
4 43 (28.86%) SDLC
5 38 (25.50%) BDD
5 38 (25.50%) TDD
6 37 (24.83%) Software Engineering
7 35 (23.49%) Mentoring
8 28 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (18.79%) Scrum
9 24 (16.11%) DevOps
10 18 (12.08%) Configuration Management
10 18 (12.08%) Software Delivery
11 17 (11.41%) Kanban
12 15 (10.07%) Non-Functional Testing
12 15 (10.07%) Open Source
13 13 (8.72%) Load Balancing
13 13 (8.72%) User Stories
13 13 (8.72%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 50 (33.56%) JavaScript
2 47 (31.54%) Java
3 32 (21.48%) SQL
4 13 (8.72%) Bash Shell
4 13 (8.72%) Python
5 12 (8.05%) PHP
6 10 (6.71%) PHP 7
7 6 (4.03%) C#
7 6 (4.03%) Ruby
8 5 (3.36%) Perl
8 5 (3.36%) Scala
9 3 (2.01%) C
9 3 (2.01%) Java 8
9 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.34%) Groovy
10 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.67%) JCL
11 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.67%) Prolog
11 1 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (16.11%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.75%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.36%) Degree
5 4 (2.68%) ISEB
5 4 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.01%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.34%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.34%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.67%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) QA
2 6 (4.03%) WCAG
3 4 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (2.01%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.01%) PMO
5 1 (0.67%) HL7
5 1 (0.67%) P3O
5 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (11.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 14 (9.40%) Puppet
2 10 (6.71%) Grafana
2 10 (6.71%) Terraform
3 8 (5.37%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.03%) Kubernetes
4 6 (4.03%) Nessus
5 4 (2.68%) Ansible
5 4 (2.68%) Graphite
5 4 (2.68%) Packer
5 4 (2.68%) Prometheus
5 4 (2.68%) Rancher
6 2 (1.34%) Graylog
6 2 (1.34%) Kibana
7 1 (0.67%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 18 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.71%) Zend
3 4 (2.68%) Black Duck
3 4 (2.68%) HP
3 4 (2.68%) SAP
4 3 (2.01%) Adobe
4 3 (2.01%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.01%) Google
4 3 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.34%) Splunk
5 2 (1.34%) Telerik
6 1 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.67%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (0.67%) IBM
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle