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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 58 101
Rank change year-on-year +29 +43  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 62 53 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.62% 3.58% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.05% 16.36% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 5
Median daily rate £423 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.62% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £306 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £499 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +1.21% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +8.82% +19.71%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 269 324 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 24.39% 21.86% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 229 193
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 28 June 2017, 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 72 (62.61%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (56.52%) Java
3 62 (53.91%) Confluence
4 58 (50.43%) Jenkins
5 53 (46.09%) Git (software)
6 44 (38.26%) Test Automation
7 43 (37.39%) Open Source
7 43 (37.39%) JavaScript
8 42 (36.52%) HTML
9 41 (35.65%) Spring
10 40 (34.78%) Linux
11 39 (33.91%) Python
12 32 (27.83%) MongoDB
13 31 (26.96%) REST
13 31 (26.96%) Software Engineering
14 30 (26.09%) Scrum
15 29 (25.22%) CSS
15 29 (25.22%) SQL
15 29 (25.22%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (24.35%) RESTful
16 28 (24.35%) TDD
16 28 (24.35%) MySQL
17 27 (23.48%) HTML5
18 26 (22.61%) JUnit
19 24 (20.87%) JSON
19 24 (20.87%) NoSQL
20 23 (20.00%) Ruby
21 22 (19.13%) Scala
21 22 (19.13%) Puppet
22 21 (18.26%) Cucumber

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 62 (53.91%) Confluence
2 5 (4.35%) Apache
2 5 (4.35%) CMS
3 4 (3.48%) nginx
4 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.74%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.87%) Drupal
6 1 (0.87%) Tornado
6 1 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.87%) HipChat
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.17%) Slack
2 4 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.74%) GitHub
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.87%) Firebase
4 1 (0.87%) IaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.87%) Office 365
4 1 (0.87%) PaaS
4 1 (0.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Trello
4 1 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.78%) HTTP
2 7 (6.09%) Firewall
3 1 (0.87%) Internet
3 1 (0.87%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.83%) MongoDB
2 28 (24.35%) MySQL
3 24 (20.87%) NoSQL
4 15 (13.04%) Relational Database
5 13 (11.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (10.43%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (8.70%) CouchDB
8 7 (6.09%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.87%) GIS
Development Applications
1 58 (50.43%) Jenkins
2 53 (46.09%) Git (software)
3 26 (22.61%) JUnit
4 21 (18.26%) Cucumber
5 20 (17.39%) Subversion
6 15 (13.04%) Selenium
7 9 (7.83%) Jasmine
8 7 (6.09%) Eclipse
8 7 (6.09%) JMeter
8 7 (6.09%) Maven
9 5 (4.35%) WebDriver
10 4 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.48%) Gatling
11 3 (2.61%) Android Studio
11 3 (2.61%) GitLab
11 3 (2.61%) SonarQube
11 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.74%) Appium
12 2 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (1.74%) UI Automator
General
1 14 (12.17%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Retail
2 7 (6.09%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.22%) Banking
4 3 (2.61%) Marketing
4 3 (2.61%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.74%) Electronics
5 2 (1.74%) German Language
Job Titles
1 51 (44.35%) Developer
2 32 (27.83%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.78%) Analyst
4 13 (11.30%) Software Engineer
5 11 (9.57%) Scala Developer
6 10 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 10 (8.70%) Java Scala Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Java Engineer
7 8 (6.96%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (5.22%) Consultant
9 6 (5.22%) Tester
10 5 (4.35%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) Architect
11 4 (3.48%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (3.48%) JavaScript Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) MongoDB Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (36.52%) HTML
2 41 (35.65%) Spring
3 31 (26.96%) REST
4 29 (25.22%) CSS
5 28 (24.35%) RESTful
6 27 (23.48%) HTML5
7 24 (20.87%) JSON
8 20 (17.39%) CSS3
8 20 (17.39%) Django
9 18 (15.65%) Play Framework
10 17 (14.78%) Spring MVC
11 16 (13.91%) Ajax
11 16 (13.91%) Guice
11 16 (13.91%) Ruby on Rails
12 15 (13.04%) Hibernate
13 14 (12.17%) Node.js
14 10 (8.70%) Grails
15 8 (6.96%) jQuery
16 7 (6.09%) Web Services
17 6 (5.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) User Experience
2 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.48%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.61%) Clustering
4 3 (2.61%) Wiki
5 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.87%) NHS
5 1 (0.87%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 40 (34.78%) Linux
2 15 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (7.83%) Android
4 6 (5.22%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.35%) Windows
6 3 (2.61%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.61%) Unix
7 2 (1.74%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.87%) VMS
8 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (62.61%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (38.26%) Test Automation
3 43 (37.39%) Open Source
4 31 (26.96%) Software Engineering
5 30 (26.09%) Scrum
6 29 (25.22%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (24.35%) TDD
8 21 (18.26%) Configuration Management
9 20 (17.39%) MVC
10 16 (13.91%) Microservices
10 16 (13.91%) Responsive Web Design
11 15 (13.04%) BDD
11 15 (13.04%) OWASP
12 14 (12.17%) Web Design
13 13 (11.30%) User Stories
14 12 (10.43%) Kanban
14 12 (10.43%) Pair Programming
14 12 (10.43%) SDLC
15 11 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (9.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 65 (56.52%) Java
2 43 (37.39%) JavaScript
3 39 (33.91%) Python
4 29 (25.22%) SQL
5 23 (20.00%) Ruby
6 22 (19.13%) Scala
7 19 (16.52%) C#
8 12 (10.43%) Groovy
9 10 (8.70%) Perl
10 7 (6.09%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.35%) PHP
12 4 (3.48%) Apple Swift
12 4 (3.48%) C++
12 4 (3.48%) Objective-C
12 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.48%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.61%) C
14 1 (0.87%) Korn
14 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.74%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) CCDP
3 1 (0.87%) CCNP
3 1 (0.87%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.87%) CISM
3 1 (0.87%) CISSP
3 1 (0.87%) ISEB
3 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.78%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) HL7
2 2 (1.74%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) Docker
2 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (19.13%) Puppet
2 13 (11.30%) Ansible
3 9 (7.83%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.83%) vCenter Server
3 9 (7.83%) vRealize
4 3 (2.61%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.61%) Rancher
5 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.87%) SCCM
6 1 (0.87%) SCOM
6 1 (0.87%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (15.65%) Google
2 10 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 9 (7.83%) VMware
4 5 (4.35%) Splunk
5 4 (3.48%) hybris
6 3 (2.61%) IBM
6 3 (2.61%) Oracle
7 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.74%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.87%) Adobe
8 1 (0.87%) Cisco
8 1 (0.87%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.87%) Zend
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