Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 47 114
Rank change year-on-year +12 +67 -62
Contract jobs citing JIRA 53 42 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.51% 5.04% 2.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.88% 28.57% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 53 36
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £535 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.89% +22.64% -6.28%
10th Percentile £270 £348 £350
90th Percentile £550 £638 £482
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £535 £435
% change year-on-year -15.89% +22.99% -6.55%
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 213 147 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.17% 17.63% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 105 301
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £445 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.84% +4.73% -12.94%
10th Percentile £324 £265 £241
90th Percentile £563 £596 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £445 £385 £364
% change year-on-year +15.58% +5.84% -14.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 15
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 £45.83 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.63% +63.68% +60.00%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.75 £45.83 £28.00
% change year-on-year -30.72% +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 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 37 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (60.38%) Git (software)
3 27 (50.94%) Confluence
3 27 (50.94%) Java
3 27 (50.94%) Linux
4 25 (47.17%) DevOps
5 24 (45.28%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (43.40%) Jenkins
7 20 (37.74%) Scrum
8 19 (35.85%) Microservices
9 18 (33.96%) Docker
10 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (32.08%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (30.19%) SQL
12 15 (28.30%) TDD
12 15 (28.30%) BDD
12 15 (28.30%) Test Automation
12 15 (28.30%) Puppet
13 14 (26.42%) Mentoring
13 14 (26.42%) Open Source
13 14 (26.42%) Kanban
14 13 (24.53%) Ansible
14 13 (24.53%) REST
14 13 (24.53%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (24.53%) Python
14 13 (24.53%) MySQL
15 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
15 12 (22.64%) Node.js
15 12 (22.64%) GitLab
15 12 (22.64%) Slack

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 27 (50.94%) Confluence
2 3 (5.66%) CICS
2 3 (5.66%) Jetty
2 3 (5.66%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.66%) WildFly
3 2 (3.77%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.77%) nginx
4 1 (1.89%) Documentum
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (22.64%) Slack
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.55%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (7.55%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (7.55%) Amazon S3
4 4 (7.55%) GitHub
4 4 (7.55%) Route 53
4 4 (7.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (5.66%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.77%) BrowserStack
6 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.89%) Force.com
7 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.89%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) HTTP
2 3 (5.66%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) VLAN
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) Network Security
3 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.89%) SMS
3 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) MySQL
1 13 (24.53%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (5.66%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.89%) KDB
Development Applications
1 32 (60.38%) Git (software)
2 23 (43.40%) Jenkins
3 12 (22.64%) GitLab
4 10 (18.87%) Selenium
5 9 (16.98%) Cucumber
5 9 (16.98%) JUnit
5 9 (16.98%) Maven
5 9 (16.98%) SonarQube
6 5 (9.43%) JMeter
7 3 (5.66%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (5.66%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (3.77%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.77%) Burp Suite
8 2 (3.77%) FindBugs
8 2 (3.77%) Gradle
8 2 (3.77%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.77%) Subversion
9 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Developer
1 15 (28.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Java Developer
3 4 (7.55%) DBA
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (5.66%) Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (5.66%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared DBA
4 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Agile Developer
5 2 (3.77%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (3.77%) Junior
5 2 (3.77%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (3.77%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) REST
2 12 (22.64%) Node.js
3 10 (18.87%) Web Services
4 8 (15.09%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (13.21%) J2EE
5 7 (13.21%) JDBC
5 7 (13.21%) RESTful
6 6 (11.32%) SOAP
7 5 (9.43%) JSON
7 5 (9.43%) JSP
7 5 (9.43%) Spring
7 5 (9.43%) Swing
8 4 (7.55%) Ajax
8 4 (7.55%) jQuery
8 4 (7.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.66%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.66%) HTML5
9 3 (5.66%) Spring MVC
9 3 (5.66%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) User Experience
2 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.55%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.66%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (5.66%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (5.66%) Mainframe
5 3 (5.66%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.77%) Clustering
6 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.89%) iPhone
7 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.94%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Unix
4 5 (9.43%) CentOS
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (7.55%) Windows
6 3 (5.66%) Android
6 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) DevOps
3 24 (45.28%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (37.74%) Scrum
5 19 (35.85%) Microservices
6 17 (32.08%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (28.30%) BDD
7 15 (28.30%) TDD
7 15 (28.30%) Test Automation
8 14 (26.42%) Kanban
8 14 (26.42%) Mentoring
8 14 (26.42%) Open Source
9 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
9 11 (20.75%) SDLC
10 10 (18.87%) Coaching
10 10 (18.87%) Continuous Deployment
11 9 (16.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
12 8 (15.09%) MVC
13 6 (11.32%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) Java
2 16 (30.19%) SQL
3 13 (24.53%) Python
4 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
5 11 (20.75%) Shell Script
6 6 (11.32%) Bash Shell
7 5 (9.43%) Perl
8 4 (7.55%) Ruby
9 3 (5.66%) Java 8
9 3 (5.66%) XPath
10 2 (3.77%) XQuery
11 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.89%) Korn
11 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.89%) R
11 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (7.55%) OCP
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.77%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) Docker
2 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (7.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (28.30%) Puppet
2 13 (24.53%) Ansible
3 11 (20.75%) Terraform
4 9 (16.98%) Kubernetes
5 8 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (7.55%) Data Guard
6 4 (7.55%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (7.55%) Grafana
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Packer
6 4 (7.55%) Prometheus
6 4 (7.55%) Rancher
6 4 (7.55%) ZABBIX
7 3 (5.66%) Nagios
7 3 (5.66%) SCCM
8 2 (3.77%) Nessus
9 1 (1.89%) HP ALM
9 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) Black Duck
3 4 (7.55%) Google
4 3 (5.66%) IBM
4 3 (5.66%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Pega
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Solace
5 1 (1.89%) Sybase