Period
to 17 November 2017

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 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 54 96
Rank change year-on-year +20 +42 +8
Contract jobs citing JIRA 137 103 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.09% 3.91% 1.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.71% 21.50% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 55 38
Leeds median daily rate £475 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £331 £253 £271
90th Percentile £638 £570 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £430 £375
% change year-on-year +10.53% +14.60% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate - - £32.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £32.00

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 631 479 635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 28.04% 18.19% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 322 453
Leeds median daily rate £420 £414 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.51% +14.14% +3.57%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £270
90th Percentile £538 £508 £512
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £413 £355
% change year-on-year +1.82% +16.20% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.45% +66.50%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -68.24% +185.91%

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 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 17 November 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 86 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (58.39%) Confluence
3 69 (50.36%) Jenkins
3 69 (50.36%) Git (software)
4 64 (46.72%) Java
5 51 (37.23%) Microservices
6 47 (34.31%) Linux
7 46 (33.58%) JavaScript
8 44 (32.12%) Scrum
9 43 (31.39%) TDD
10 39 (28.47%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (28.47%) Open Source
10 39 (28.47%) REST
10 39 (28.47%) Slack
11 38 (27.74%) Software Engineering
12 37 (27.01%) Test Automation
12 37 (27.01%) Mentoring
13 36 (26.28%) Puppet
14 35 (25.55%) Coaching
14 35 (25.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 35 (25.55%) Spring
15 34 (24.82%) Python
16 33 (24.09%) SQL
16 33 (24.09%) Docker
16 33 (24.09%) BDD
17 32 (23.36%) MongoDB
17 32 (23.36%) MySQL
18 31 (22.63%) NoSQL
19 29 (21.17%) Cucumber
20 28 (20.44%) DevOps

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 (58.39%) Confluence
2 16 (11.68%) nginx
3 12 (8.76%) Apache Spark
4 6 (4.38%) Apache
5 5 (3.65%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (2.92%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.92%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.19%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (2.19%) CMS
7 3 (2.19%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.19%) JBoss
8 2 (1.46%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.73%) Jupyter
Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.73%) InDesign
3 1 (0.73%) InVision
3 1 (0.73%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (28.47%) Slack
2 11 (8.03%) GitHub
3 9 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.92%) IaaS
5 4 (2.92%) PaaS
5 4 (2.92%) SaaS
6 3 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.46%) Heroku
7 2 (1.46%) npm
7 2 (1.46%) Trello
8 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.73%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.73%) Firebase
8 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.73%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.33%) HTTP
2 5 (3.65%) Kerberos
3 3 (2.19%) LAN
3 3 (2.19%) VPN
3 3 (2.19%) WAN
4 1 (0.73%) Firewall
4 1 (0.73%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.36%) MongoDB
1 32 (23.36%) MySQL
2 31 (22.63%) NoSQL
3 26 (18.98%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (16.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (11.68%) Big Data
6 14 (10.22%) Hadoop
7 10 (7.30%) HBase
8 8 (5.84%) Apache Hive
8 8 (5.84%) Relational Database
9 7 (5.11%) Sqoop
10 5 (3.65%) Impala
11 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
12 3 (2.19%) CouchDB
13 2 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (1.46%) DB2
13 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.73%) QlikView
14 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 69 (50.36%) Git (software)
1 69 (50.36%) Jenkins
2 29 (21.17%) Cucumber
3 23 (16.79%) JUnit
4 17 (12.41%) SonarQube
5 14 (10.22%) Maven
6 13 (9.49%) Jasmine
7 7 (5.11%) Eclipse
7 7 (5.11%) Subversion
8 6 (4.38%) Selenium
9 5 (3.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (3.65%) JMeter
9 5 (3.65%) Mockito
10 4 (2.92%) Grunt
10 4 (2.92%) gulp
10 4 (2.92%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.19%) LoadRunner
11 3 (2.19%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (2.19%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (12.41%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.38%) Banking
3 6 (4.38%) Marketing
4 5 (3.65%) Electronics
4 5 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.92%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Games
7 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (36.50%) Developer
2 30 (21.90%) Java Developer
3 20 (14.60%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (11.68%) Software Engineer
5 13 (9.49%) Analyst
6 12 (8.76%) Java Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) Java Software Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 11 (8.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 11 (8.03%) Senior DevOps
7 11 (8.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.84%) Agile Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.11%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Data Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Scala Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Agile Business Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) Java Software Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (28.47%) REST
2 35 (25.55%) Spring
3 23 (16.79%) Node.js
4 21 (15.33%) HTML
5 17 (12.41%) CSS
6 15 (10.95%) Hibernate
7 14 (10.22%) HTML5
7 14 (10.22%) RESTful
8 13 (9.49%) Spring Boot
9 12 (8.76%) CSS3
9 12 (8.76%) Kafka
10 11 (8.03%) JSON
11 10 (7.30%) Web Services
12 8 (5.84%) jQuery
13 7 (5.11%) Apache Camel
14 6 (4.38%) Ajax
14 6 (4.38%) AngularJS
14 6 (4.38%) Django
14 6 (4.38%) Play Framework
15 5 (3.65%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.68%) Clustering
2 9 (6.57%) User Experience
3 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.38%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.65%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.19%) Minimum Viable Product
6 3 (2.19%) NHS
7 2 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.31%) Linux
2 35 (25.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (4.38%) Android
4 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.19%) Unix
6 1 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (37.23%) Microservices
3 44 (32.12%) Scrum
4 43 (31.39%) TDD
5 39 (28.47%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (28.47%) Open Source
6 38 (27.74%) Software Engineering
7 37 (27.01%) Mentoring
7 37 (27.01%) Test Automation
8 35 (25.55%) Coaching
9 33 (24.09%) BDD
10 28 (20.44%) DevOps
11 26 (18.98%) Configuration Management
12 24 (17.52%) User Stories
13 23 (16.79%) SFIA
14 22 (16.06%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (14.60%) Kanban
16 16 (11.68%) Load Balancing
16 16 (11.68%) SDLC
16 16 (11.68%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (46.72%) Java
2 46 (33.58%) JavaScript
3 34 (24.82%) Python
4 33 (24.09%) SQL
5 18 (13.14%) Bash Shell
6 17 (12.41%) Shell Script
7 10 (7.30%) Scala
8 9 (6.57%) Perl
9 8 (5.84%) C#
10 6 (4.38%) Ruby
11 3 (2.19%) Groovy
12 2 (1.46%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.46%) C
12 2 (1.46%) C++
12 2 (1.46%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (6.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.84%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (5.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.46%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.46%) CCDP
3 2 (1.46%) CCNP
3 2 (1.46%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.46%) CISM
3 2 (1.46%) CISSP
3 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.73%) ISEB
4 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.73%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) QA
2 3 (2.19%) PMO
3 1 (0.73%) WCAG
System Software
1 33 (24.09%) Docker
2 8 (5.84%) Xen
3 7 (5.11%) HDFS
3 7 (5.11%) VMware NSX
4 5 (3.65%) Apache Flume
4 5 (3.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (26.28%) Puppet
2 24 (17.52%) Ansible
3 14 (10.22%) Terraform
4 11 (8.03%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (5.84%) Kubernetes
6 7 (5.11%) vCenter Server
6 7 (5.11%) vRealize
7 3 (2.19%) Prometheus
7 3 (2.19%) Rancher
8 2 (1.46%) Oozie
9 1 (0.73%) Grafana
9 1 (0.73%) Graylog
9 1 (0.73%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (10.95%) Red Hat
2 9 (6.57%) Oracle
3 7 (5.11%) Google
3 7 (5.11%) VMware
4 6 (4.38%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.65%) Adobe
5 5 (3.65%) SAP
6 3 (2.19%) Informatica
6 3 (2.19%) Talend
7 2 (1.46%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.46%) Cisco
7 2 (1.46%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.46%) Logi
7 2 (1.46%) Logi Analytics
7 2 (1.46%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.46%) Splunk
8 1 (0.73%) Citrix
8 1 (0.73%) Progress
8 1 (0.73%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.73%) Tableau