Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 34 55
Rank change year-on-year +6 +21 +43
Contract jobs citing JIRA 148 137 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.26% 6.09% 3.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.61% 22.03% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 142 55
Leeds median daily rate £450 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +10.47% +7.50%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £253
90th Percentile £575 £638 £570
West Yorkshire median daily rate £429 £475 £430
% change year-on-year -9.74% +10.53% +14.60%
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 578 622 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 24.43% 27.64% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 483 322
Leeds median daily rate £425 £420 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +1.51% +14.14%
10th Percentile £310 £305 £300
90th Percentile £550 £538 £508
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £420 £413
% change year-on-year - +1.82% +16.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Leeds median hourly rate £21.00 - £13.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.00 - £13.50

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018, 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 90 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (52.70%) Confluence
3 59 (39.86%) JavaScript
4 56 (37.84%) Java
5 53 (35.81%) Test Automation
5 53 (35.81%) Microservices
6 51 (34.46%) TDD
7 49 (33.11%) MySQL
8 44 (29.73%) SQL
8 44 (29.73%) Git (software)
9 41 (27.70%) Amazon AWS
10 40 (27.03%) SDLC
10 40 (27.03%) MongoDB
10 40 (27.03%) Node.js
11 39 (26.35%) BDD
11 39 (26.35%) Linux
12 37 (25.00%) Slack
13 34 (22.97%) Software Engineering
14 33 (22.30%) NoSQL
15 30 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (19.59%) Cucumber
16 29 (19.59%) Amazon EC2
16 29 (19.59%) DevOps
16 29 (19.59%) Coaching
17 27 (18.24%) Mentoring
18 26 (17.57%) Jenkins
18 26 (17.57%) Selenium
18 26 (17.57%) PostgreSQL
18 26 (17.57%) Scrum
19 25 (16.89%) 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 78 (52.70%) Confluence
2 9 (6.08%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.05%) Apache
3 6 (4.05%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.35%) CMS
5 2 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.35%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.35%) IIS
5 2 (1.35%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) SAP HR
1 3 (2.03%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.68%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.68%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 41 (27.70%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (25.00%) Slack
3 29 (19.59%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (9.46%) Amazon S3
5 13 (8.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 12 (8.11%) IaaS
6 12 (8.11%) Route 53
6 12 (8.11%) SaaS
6 12 (8.11%) Trello
7 11 (7.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (6.76%) PaaS
9 9 (6.08%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (6.08%) Serverless
10 8 (5.41%) GitHub
11 7 (4.73%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (4.73%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (1.35%) AWS CloudTrail
13 2 (1.35%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.11%) Firewall
2 7 (4.73%) DNS
2 7 (4.73%) ICMP
2 7 (4.73%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.73%) VPN
3 5 (3.38%) HTTP
4 2 (1.35%) WebEx
5 1 (0.68%) ATM
5 1 (0.68%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (33.11%) MySQL
2 40 (27.03%) MongoDB
3 33 (22.30%) NoSQL
4 26 (17.57%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (16.89%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (5.41%) Big Data
6 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (4.73%) Apache Hive
8 6 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.38%) Couchbase
9 5 (3.38%) CouchDB
10 4 (2.70%) Data Mart
10 4 (2.70%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.70%) SSDT
11 3 (2.03%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 29 (19.59%) Cucumber
3 26 (17.57%) Jenkins
3 26 (17.57%) Selenium
4 17 (11.49%) Vagrant
5 14 (9.46%) PHPUnit
6 13 (8.78%) GitLab
7 8 (5.41%) Artifactory
7 8 (5.41%) Bitbucket
8 7 (4.73%) JUnit
8 7 (4.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (4.05%) JMeter
10 5 (3.38%) Gatling
10 5 (3.38%) gulp
10 5 (3.38%) IntelliJ
10 5 (3.38%) SonarQube
11 4 (2.70%) Eclipse
12 3 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (2.03%) HP UFT
General
1 20 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (2.70%) Banking
3 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (39.19%) Developer
2 19 (12.84%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (10.81%) Analyst
4 16 (10.81%) PHP Developer
4 16 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 9 (6.08%) Software Developer
5 9 (6.08%) Test Analyst
6 8 (5.41%) AWS DevOps
6 8 (5.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (4.73%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.73%) Scala Developer
7 7 (4.73%) Scrum Master
8 6 (4.05%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.05%) ETL Developer
8 6 (4.05%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.38%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (3.38%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.38%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.03%) Node.js
2 25 (16.89%) REST
3 16 (10.81%) Doctrine
4 15 (10.14%) HTML
5 12 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
5 12 (8.11%) CSS
5 12 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (6.76%) HTML5
6 10 (6.76%) Spring
7 9 (6.08%) RESTful
8 8 (5.41%) CSS3
8 8 (5.41%) Kafka
9 7 (4.73%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (4.05%) .NET
10 6 (4.05%) Hibernate
10 6 (4.05%) Web Services
11 5 (3.38%) Grails
11 5 (3.38%) jQuery
11 5 (3.38%) Sass
11 5 (3.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) NHS
2 8 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.73%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.35%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.68%) PKI
7 1 (0.68%) PMI
7 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.35%) Linux
2 24 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (9.46%) VMS
4 6 (4.05%) CentOS
5 4 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.81%) Microservices
2 53 (35.81%) Test Automation
3 51 (34.46%) TDD
4 40 (27.03%) SDLC
5 39 (26.35%) BDD
6 34 (22.97%) Software Engineering
7 30 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (19.59%) Coaching
8 29 (19.59%) DevOps
9 27 (18.24%) Mentoring
10 26 (17.57%) Scrum
11 21 (14.19%) Pair Programming
12 18 (12.16%) Non-Functional Testing
13 16 (10.81%) Open Source
13 16 (10.81%) Software Delivery
14 15 (10.14%) CQRS
14 15 (10.14%) Domain-Driven Design
14 15 (10.14%) Kanban
15 14 (9.46%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (39.86%) JavaScript
2 56 (37.84%) Java
3 44 (29.73%) SQL
4 17 (11.49%) PHP
5 16 (10.81%) PHP 7
6 15 (10.14%) Python
7 11 (7.43%) Bash Shell
8 10 (6.76%) Scala
9 7 (4.73%) Groovy
10 6 (4.05%) C#
10 6 (4.05%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.38%) Java 8
11 5 (3.38%) Ruby
12 3 (2.03%) C
12 3 (2.03%) Perl
12 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.35%) Go
14 1 (0.68%) JCL
14 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.68%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 25 (16.89%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.19%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (6.76%) Degree
5 7 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.03%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.03%) ISEB
6 3 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.35%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.35%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) QA
2 5 (3.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.03%) GDPR
3 3 (2.03%) PMO
4 1 (0.68%) P3O
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (10.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) HDFS
2 1 (0.68%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 15 (10.14%) Grafana
1 15 (10.14%) Puppet
2 13 (8.78%) Terraform
3 7 (4.73%) Graylog
3 7 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.05%) Prometheus
5 5 (3.38%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.70%) Graphite
6 4 (2.70%) Kibana
6 4 (2.70%) Packer
6 4 (2.70%) Rancher
7 1 (0.68%) Ansible
7 1 (0.68%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.68%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.81%) Zend
3 8 (5.41%) Splunk
4 4 (2.70%) Black Duck
4 4 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.70%) SAP
5 3 (2.03%) Adobe
5 3 (2.03%) HP
5 3 (2.03%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.35%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.35%) Google
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle
6 2 (1.35%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.35%) Telerik
7 1 (0.68%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.68%) IBM