Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a JIRA Engineer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

JIRA Engineer
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 148 -
Rank change year-on-year +64 - -
Contract jobs requiring a JIRA Engineer 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.80% 0.048% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.052% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £575 £476 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.80% - -
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £575 £476 -
% change year-on-year +20.80% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 832 1911 1362
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.98% 91.74% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 1400 902
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £394 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -14.63% +9.33%
10th Percentile £250 £229 £254
90th Percentile £563 £525 £591
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £389 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +11.07% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 79 66
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £17.29 £26.50 £23.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.75% +13.13% +41.97%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.95 £11.46
90th Percentile £49.00 £29.95 £37.88
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.50 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -41.51% +29.27% +28.13%

JIRA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings that featured JIRA Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

JIRA Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

JIRA Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

JIRA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, JIRA Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring JIRA Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Service Management
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) Test Management
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
1 7 (100.00%) Web Operations
2 6 (85.71%) SFIA
3 5 (71.43%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (57.14%) Burp Suite
4 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (57.14%) SDLC
4 4 (57.14%) Slack
4 4 (57.14%) Nessus
4 4 (57.14%) JMeter
4 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
4 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
4 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
4 4 (57.14%) Coaching
4 4 (57.14%) Microservices
4 4 (57.14%) REST
4 4 (57.14%) OWASP
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) WCAG
4 4 (57.14%) Confluence
5 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 3 (42.86%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) Test Automation

JIRA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 4 (57.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Slack
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) JIRA Agile
3 4 (57.14%) Burp Suite
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) JMeter
3 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Service Management
1 7 (100.00%) Test Management
1 7 (100.00%) Web Operations
2 6 (85.71%) SFIA
3 4 (57.14%) Coaching
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) Microservices
3 4 (57.14%) OWASP
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) WCAG
2 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Nessus