Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 30 33
Rank change year-on-year -25 +3 +13
Contract jobs citing JIRA 58 155 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.44% 6.56% 6.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.89% 27.68% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 107 151
Leeds median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £348 £345 £321
90th Percentile £614 £600 £638
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £25.63 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.63 - -

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 307 560 634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.22% 23.69% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 393 487
Leeds median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £420 £420
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Leeds median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.71% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year +66.71% - -

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 15 December 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

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Leeds over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JIRA in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 53 (91.38%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (74.14%) Confluence
3 33 (56.90%) Scrum
4 28 (48.28%) Git (software)
4 28 (48.28%) Slack
5 27 (46.55%) Test Automation
6 26 (44.83%) Kanban
6 26 (44.83%) GitHub
7 25 (43.10%) Jenkins
8 23 (39.66%) Sonatype Nexus
9 22 (37.93%) REST
10 21 (36.21%) Banking
11 20 (34.48%) JSON
11 20 (34.48%) Finance
12 18 (31.03%) Java
13 17 (29.31%) Splunk
13 17 (29.31%) DevOps
14 16 (27.59%) Android Development
14 16 (27.59%) Android
15 15 (25.86%) Spring
15 15 (25.86%) JUnit
15 15 (25.86%) Spring Boot
16 14 (24.14%) User Experience
16 14 (24.14%) Apple iOS
16 14 (24.14%) iOS Development
17 13 (22.41%) Mobile App
17 13 (22.41%) Node.js
17 13 (22.41%) AppDynamics
17 13 (22.41%) Apple Swift
17 13 (22.41%) Xcode

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 43 (74.14%) Confluence
2 7 (12.07%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (12.07%) Mule
3 3 (5.17%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.45%) Apache
4 2 (3.45%) SAS
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 28 (48.28%) Slack
2 26 (44.83%) GitHub
3 9 (15.52%) AWS
4 7 (12.07%) npm
5 6 (10.34%) Azure
6 3 (5.17%) OneDrive
7 2 (3.45%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.72%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) HTTPS
2 3 (5.17%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.72%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Apache Hive
1 2 (3.45%) Big Data
1 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.72%) Cloudera CDH
2 1 (1.72%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) Parquet
2 1 (1.72%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Navigator
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.72%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 28 (48.28%) Git (software)
2 25 (43.10%) Jenkins
3 23 (39.66%) Sonatype Nexus
4 15 (25.86%) JUnit
5 13 (22.41%) Maven
5 13 (22.41%) Xcode
6 12 (20.69%) Mockito
7 10 (17.24%) Selenium
8 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
9 3 (5.17%) SonarQube
10 2 (3.45%) Gatling
10 2 (3.45%) Hudson
11 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket Server
11 1 (1.72%) JMeter
11 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (1.72%) RStudio
11 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (36.21%) Banking
2 20 (34.48%) Finance
3 8 (13.79%) Retail Banking
4 6 (10.34%) Public Sector
5 5 (8.62%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.72%) Games
6 1 (1.72%) Law
6 1 (1.72%) Local Government
6 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) Android Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Digital Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) iOS Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (5.17%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (5.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Product Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Digital Business Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Scrum Master
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.45%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Data Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.93%) REST
2 20 (34.48%) JSON
3 15 (25.86%) Spring
3 15 (25.86%) Spring Boot
4 13 (22.41%) Node.js
5 7 (12.07%) Enzyme
5 7 (12.07%) Express
5 7 (12.07%) Jest
5 7 (12.07%) Redux
5 7 (12.07%) WireMock
6 6 (10.34%) React
7 5 (8.62%) Dagger
7 5 (8.62%) Material Design
7 5 (8.62%) Retrofit
7 5 (8.62%) RxJava
8 3 (5.17%) SailPoint
9 2 (3.45%) Gherkin
9 2 (3.45%) RxSwift
10 1 (1.72%) Apache Thrift
10 1 (1.72%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) User Experience
2 13 (22.41%) Mobile App
3 7 (12.07%) NHS
4 6 (10.34%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Android
2 14 (24.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.17%) Windows
4 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Unix
5 1 (1.72%) CentOS
5 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (91.38%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (56.90%) Scrum
3 27 (46.55%) Test Automation
4 26 (44.83%) Kanban
5 17 (29.31%) DevOps
6 16 (27.59%) Android Development
7 14 (24.14%) iOS Development
8 12 (20.69%) Pair Programming
9 9 (15.52%) Business Analysis
9 9 (15.52%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 8 (13.79%) Load Balancing
10 8 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (12.07%) Change Management
11 7 (12.07%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 7 (12.07%) Risk Management
11 7 (12.07%) Technical Leadership
12 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (10.34%) Project Delivery
12 6 (10.34%) Project Management
12 6 (10.34%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) Java
2 13 (22.41%) Apple Swift
3 7 (12.07%) ES6
4 6 (10.34%) Java 8
5 5 (8.62%) Kotlin
5 5 (8.62%) SQL
6 3 (5.17%) Python
7 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Docker
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.45%) HDFS
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.17%) FreeIPA
2 3 (5.17%) Grafana
2 3 (5.17%) Prometheus
3 2 (3.45%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.72%) Ambari
4 1 (1.72%) Oozie
4 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Splunk
2 13 (22.41%) AppDynamics
3 7 (12.07%) Blue Coat
3 7 (12.07%) F5
3 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.17%) Black Duck
4 3 (5.17%) Citrix
4 3 (5.17%) Google
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) VMware
5 2 (3.45%) Databricks
6 1 (1.72%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.72%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.72%) Informatica
6 1 (1.72%) Tableau