Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 August 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 34 132
Rank change year-on-year -22 +98 -71
Contract jobs citing JIRA 37 62 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.95% 7.34% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.29% 32.46% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 45 13
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £480 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.46% +33.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £266 £342 £315
90th Percentile £538 £638 £481
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £480 £365
% change year-on-year -11.46% +31.42% -18.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 214 191 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.86% 22.60% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 132 222
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £413 £385 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -11.41%
10th Percentile £295 £300 £235
90th Percentile £588 £550 £488
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £384 £330
% change year-on-year +4.23% +16.29% -6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 13
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £45.83 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +63.68% +60.00%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.50 £45.83 £28.00
% change year-on-year -22.54% +63.68% +60.00%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Newcastle upon Tyne

JIRA
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 in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Newcastle upon Tyne

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) Git (software)
3 17 (45.95%) Linux
4 15 (40.54%) Confluence
5 14 (37.84%) BDD
6 13 (35.14%) Mentoring
6 13 (35.14%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (32.43%) TDD
7 12 (32.43%) Shell Script
7 12 (32.43%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (29.73%) Java
8 11 (29.73%) Scrum
8 11 (29.73%) DevOps
8 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
10 9 (24.32%) Kanban
10 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
10 9 (24.32%) Coaching
10 9 (24.32%) User Experience
10 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (24.32%) Microservices
10 9 (24.32%) Ansible
10 9 (24.32%) SDLC
10 9 (24.32%) SQL
10 9 (24.32%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (21.62%) Oracle
11 8 (21.62%) Degree
11 8 (21.62%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (21.62%) Open Source

JIRA
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 15 (40.54%) Confluence
2 3 (8.11%) CICS
2 3 (8.11%) Jetty
2 3 (8.11%) nginx
2 3 (8.11%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.11%) WildFly
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.92%) Slack
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.41%) BrowserStack
4 2 (5.41%) Force.com
4 2 (5.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.70%) GitHub
5 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
1 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (5.41%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (18.92%) MySQL
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 23 (62.16%) Git (software)
2 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.11%) Burp Suite
3 3 (8.11%) HP UFT
3 3 (8.11%) JMeter
3 3 (8.11%) LoadRunner
3 3 (8.11%) Selenium
4 2 (5.41%) Ant
4 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.41%) FindBugs
4 2 (5.41%) Gradle
4 2 (5.41%) Liquibase
4 2 (5.41%) SonarQube
4 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.70%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) Qt Creator
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) DBA
4 4 (10.81%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (8.11%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Salesforce Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Junior
7 1 (2.70%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) RESTful
2 7 (18.92%) J2EE
2 7 (18.92%) REST
3 6 (16.22%) Ajax
3 6 (16.22%) JDBC
4 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.81%) jQuery
4 4 (10.81%) JSP
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (10.81%) Swing
4 4 (10.81%) Web Services
5 2 (5.41%) Apache Camel
5 2 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (5.41%) JPA
5 2 (5.41%) Kafka
5 2 (5.41%) Node.js
5 2 (5.41%) React
5 2 (5.41%) SOAP
5 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.41%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (24.32%) User Experience
2 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
3 6 (16.22%) Algorithms
4 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (8.11%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
5 3 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (8.11%) Smartphone
6 2 (5.41%) Clustering
6 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.70%) Arduino
7 1 (2.70%) iPhone
7 1 (2.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Unix
3 3 (8.11%) Android
3 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.41%) CentOS
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) BDD
3 13 (35.14%) Mentoring
4 12 (32.43%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (32.43%) TDD
5 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (29.73%) DevOps
5 11 (29.73%) Scrum
6 9 (24.32%) Coaching
6 9 (24.32%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (24.32%) Kanban
6 9 (24.32%) Microservices
6 9 (24.32%) SDLC
7 8 (21.62%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (21.62%) Open Source
8 6 (16.22%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 6 (16.22%) Front End Development
8 6 (16.22%) MVC
8 6 (16.22%) Secure Coding
8 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) Shell Script
2 11 (29.73%) Java
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) Apex Code
6 2 (5.41%) Java 8
6 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 2 (5.41%) Ruby
6 2 (5.41%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) Degree
3 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (10.81%) OCP
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.70%) ISEB
5 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) WCAG
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 13485
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (8.11%) Docker
4 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Ansible
2 5 (13.51%) Puppet
3 4 (10.81%) Data Guard
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Nessus
4 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (8.11%) SCCM
4 3 (8.11%) Terraform
5 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.70%) HP ALM
5 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Google
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) Atmel
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Informatica
5 1 (2.70%) SAP