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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 51 81
Rank change year-on-year +15 +30  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 57 45 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.62% 3.13% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.44% 16.42% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 6
Median daily rate £450 £425 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +23.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £317 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £620 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  

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 254 274 211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 25.02% 19.04% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 205 152
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 60 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 60 (60.00%) Confluence
2 58 (58.00%) Java
3 51 (51.00%) Jenkins
4 48 (48.00%) Git (software)
5 44 (44.00%) HTML
6 43 (43.00%) Python
7 39 (39.00%) Spring
8 38 (38.00%) Open Source
8 38 (38.00%) Linux
9 36 (36.00%) JavaScript
10 34 (34.00%) Scrum
10 34 (34.00%) JSON
11 31 (31.00%) Ruby
12 29 (29.00%) Software Engineering
12 29 (29.00%) HTML5
12 29 (29.00%) REST
13 28 (28.00%) RESTful
14 27 (27.00%) Scala
14 27 (27.00%) Django
14 27 (27.00%) TDD
15 26 (26.00%) Cucumber
16 25 (25.00%) CSS
17 24 (24.00%) Selenium
18 23 (23.00%) Puppet
19 22 (22.00%) MongoDB
20 21 (21.00%) Play Framework
21 19 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
22 18 (18.00%) Kanban
22 18 (18.00%) BDD

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 60 (60.00%) Confluence
2 6 (6.00%) Apache
2 6 (6.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.00%) CMS
3 3 (3.00%) nginx
4 1 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.00%) Drupal
4 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.00%) Tornado
4 1 (1.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) HipChat
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.00%) Slack
3 5 (5.00%) GitHub
4 3 (3.00%) CloudBees
4 3 (3.00%) IaaS
4 3 (3.00%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.00%) PaaS
5 2 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.00%) Office 365
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.00%) Trello
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.00%) Firewall
3 1 (1.00%) DNS
3 1 (1.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.00%) MongoDB
2 18 (18.00%) Relational Database
3 16 (16.00%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.00%) MySQL
5 6 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.00%) Riak
8 1 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.00%) Big Data
8 1 (1.00%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.00%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 51 (51.00%) Jenkins
2 48 (48.00%) Git (software)
3 26 (26.00%) Cucumber
4 24 (24.00%) Selenium
5 16 (16.00%) JUnit
6 14 (14.00%) Subversion
7 11 (11.00%) JMeter
8 10 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (10.00%) Eclipse
9 9 (9.00%) Maven
10 8 (8.00%) WebDriver
11 7 (7.00%) Visual Studio
12 6 (6.00%) Gatling
13 5 (5.00%) Android Studio
13 5 (5.00%) SonarQube
14 4 (4.00%) HP UFT
14 4 (4.00%) Jasmine
15 3 (3.00%) Hudson
15 3 (3.00%) IntelliJ
15 3 (3.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (10.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.00%) Electronics
3 4 (4.00%) Marketing
3 4 (4.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (37.00%) Developer
2 16 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.00%) Analyst
4 12 (12.00%) Architect
4 12 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 11 (11.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (9.00%) Scala Developer
7 8 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (7.00%) Business Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) Tester
10 5 (5.00%) Java Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) Java Scala Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) Technical Architect
10 5 (5.00%) Test Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) Automation Tester
11 4 (4.00%) Consultant
11 4 (4.00%) Electronics Engineer
11 4 (4.00%) JavaScript Engineer
11 4 (4.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (44.00%) HTML
2 39 (39.00%) Spring
3 34 (34.00%) JSON
4 29 (29.00%) HTML5
4 29 (29.00%) REST
5 28 (28.00%) RESTful
6 27 (27.00%) Django
7 25 (25.00%) CSS
8 21 (21.00%) Play Framework
9 17 (17.00%) CSS3
10 16 (16.00%) Spring MVC
11 15 (15.00%) Ajax
11 15 (15.00%) Guice
11 15 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (7.00%) .NET
12 7 (7.00%) AngularJS
12 7 (7.00%) Node.js
12 7 (7.00%) SOAP
12 7 (7.00%) Web Services
13 6 (6.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.00%) User Experience
2 7 (7.00%) Driving Licence
3 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.00%) Social Media
4 5 (5.00%) Tandem
5 4 (4.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.00%) Wiki
7 2 (2.00%) Clustering
7 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.00%) Derivative
7 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (38.00%) Linux
2 9 (9.00%) Windows
3 8 (8.00%) Android
4 6 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (5.00%) Unix
6 4 (4.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.00%) VMS
9 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.00%) Open Source
3 34 (34.00%) Scrum
4 29 (29.00%) Software Engineering
5 27 (27.00%) TDD
6 19 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (18.00%) BDD
7 18 (18.00%) Kanban
7 18 (18.00%) MVC
8 17 (17.00%) Automated Testing
8 17 (17.00%) Microservices
9 14 (14.00%) Configuration Management
9 14 (14.00%) Mentoring
10 12 (12.00%) DevOps
11 11 (11.00%) Front End Development
11 11 (11.00%) OO
12 10 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (10.00%) OWASP
13 9 (9.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (9.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 58 (58.00%) Java
2 43 (43.00%) Python
3 36 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 31 (31.00%) Ruby
5 27 (27.00%) Scala
6 18 (18.00%) SQL
7 14 (14.00%) C#
8 8 (8.00%) Bash Shell
9 6 (6.00%) C++
9 6 (6.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.00%) C
10 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.00%) Apple Swift
11 3 (3.00%) Groovy
11 3 (3.00%) Korn
11 3 (3.00%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.00%) PHP
13 1 (1.00%) Perl
13 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.00%) ISEB
2 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) FATCA
2 2 (2.00%) HL7
3 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (7.00%) Docker
2 3 (3.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (23.00%) Puppet
2 17 (17.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (9.00%) Ansible
4 3 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (3.00%) vRealize
5 2 (2.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.00%) Rancher
6 1 (1.00%) SCCM
6 1 (1.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (16.00%) Google
2 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.00%) Atlassian
4 5 (5.00%) IBM
5 4 (4.00%) hybris
5 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.00%) VMware
6 3 (3.00%) Splunk
7 2 (2.00%) Oracle
7 2 (2.00%) Solace
8 1 (1.00%) Adobe
8 1 (1.00%) Brocade
8 1 (1.00%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (1.00%) Dell
8 1 (1.00%) HP
8 1 (1.00%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (1.00%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.00%) Zend
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