Period
to 19 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 36 91
Rank change year-on-year +11 +55 -31
Contract jobs citing JIRA 72 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.09% 6.72% 2.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.77% 35.54% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 81 40
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £500 £535 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.54% +25.15% -5.00%
10th Percentile £312 £363 £340
90th Percentile £548 £638 £476
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £535 £425
% change year-on-year -6.54% +25.88% -5.56%
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 234 166 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.29% 18.91% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 129 280
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £425 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.75% -9.71%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £257
90th Percentile £563 £638 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
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 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 58 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (66.67%) Confluence
3 40 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 39 (54.17%) DevOps
5 37 (51.39%) Git (software)
6 33 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (44.44%) Docker
8 31 (43.06%) Amazon AWS
9 30 (41.67%) Test Automation
9 30 (41.67%) Puppet
10 29 (40.28%) Linux
11 28 (38.89%) Python
11 28 (38.89%) Scrum
12 26 (36.11%) Ansible
13 25 (34.72%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (34.72%) Java
14 23 (31.94%) SQL
15 20 (27.78%) JavaScript
15 20 (27.78%) Kanban
15 20 (27.78%) GitLab
16 19 (26.39%) Microservices
16 19 (26.39%) Open Source
16 19 (26.39%) Oracle
16 19 (26.39%) Configuration Management
17 18 (25.00%) Maven
17 18 (25.00%) Kubernetes
17 18 (25.00%) Terraform
18 17 (23.61%) TDD
18 17 (23.61%) BDD
19 16 (22.22%) Cucumber

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 48 (66.67%) Confluence
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.17%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.17%) SAS
4 2 (2.78%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.39%) Documentum
5 1 (1.39%) nginx
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 31 (43.06%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (16.67%) Slack
4 8 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (6.94%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (6.94%) Amazon S3
5 5 (6.94%) Route 53
5 5 (6.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (5.56%) GitHub
7 2 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.78%) IaaS
8 1 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.39%) Force.com
8 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.39%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) Firewall
2 7 (9.72%) HTTP
2 7 (9.72%) VLAN
3 5 (6.94%) Network Security
4 3 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) MySQL
2 10 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
6 6 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (4.17%) Big Data
8 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
8 3 (4.17%) Sqoop
9 2 (2.78%) Data Lake
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.39%) Base SAS
10 1 (1.39%) KDB
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 40 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 37 (51.39%) Git (software)
3 20 (27.78%) GitLab
4 18 (25.00%) Maven
5 16 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 15 (20.83%) Selenium
7 11 (15.28%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (12.50%) JUnit
8 9 (12.50%) SonarQube
9 5 (6.94%) Gatling
10 4 (5.56%) JMeter
10 4 (5.56%) SoapUI
11 3 (4.17%) Bitbucket
11 3 (4.17%) Gradle
11 3 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (4.17%) Subversion
11 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (2.78%) HP UFT
12 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
13 1 (1.39%) Mockito
General
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (40.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (22.22%) Developer
3 10 (13.89%) AWS DevOps
4 9 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) JIRA Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (4.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Digital User Researcher
8 3 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
1 16 (22.22%) Web Services
2 13 (18.06%) Node.js
3 12 (16.67%) REST
4 11 (15.28%) YAML
5 7 (9.72%) SOAP
5 7 (9.72%) Spring
5 7 (9.72%) XML
6 6 (8.33%) CSS
6 6 (8.33%) HTML
6 6 (8.33%) HTML5
6 6 (8.33%) RESTful
7 5 (6.94%) JSON
8 4 (5.56%) Hibernate
8 4 (5.56%) jQuery
8 4 (5.56%) Spring MVC
9 3 (4.17%) J2EE
9 3 (4.17%) JDBC
9 3 (4.17%) XSD
9 3 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Hybrid Cloud
1 11 (15.28%) User Experience
2 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.28%) Linux
2 16 (22.22%) Windows
3 11 (15.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (11.11%) Unix
5 7 (9.72%) CentOS
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (54.17%) DevOps
3 33 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 28 (38.89%) Scrum
6 25 (34.72%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (27.78%) Kanban
8 19 (26.39%) Configuration Management
8 19 (26.39%) Microservices
8 19 (26.39%) Open Source
9 17 (23.61%) BDD
9 17 (23.61%) TDD
10 15 (20.83%) SDLC
11 13 (18.06%) Mentoring
12 12 (16.67%) Coaching
12 12 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
13 11 (15.28%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 11 (15.28%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (15.28%) Performance Monitoring
13 11 (15.28%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) Python
2 25 (34.72%) Java
3 23 (31.94%) SQL
4 20 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.67%) Perl
6 11 (15.28%) Ruby
7 10 (13.89%) Bash Shell
8 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.56%) Java 8
10 3 (4.17%) XPath
11 2 (2.78%) Scala
11 2 (2.78%) XQuery
12 1 (1.39%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.39%) Korn
12 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) ISEB
1 5 (6.94%) ISTQB
1 5 (6.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.39%) OCP
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.39%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (44.44%) Docker
2 3 (4.17%) Apache Flume
2 3 (4.17%) HDFS
3 2 (2.78%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (41.67%) Puppet
2 26 (36.11%) Ansible
3 18 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 18 (25.00%) Terraform
4 13 (18.06%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
5 12 (16.67%) ZABBIX
6 11 (15.28%) Nagios
7 5 (6.94%) Grafana
7 5 (6.94%) Packer
7 5 (6.94%) Prometheus
7 5 (6.94%) Rancher
8 2 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.39%) Data Guard
9 1 (1.39%) Nessus
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) Oracle
2 11 (15.28%) Riverbed
3 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.94%) Black Duck
5 3 (4.17%) Adobe
5 3 (4.17%) Pega
6 2 (2.78%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.39%) CA
7 1 (1.39%) Google
7 1 (1.39%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.39%) Informatica
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.39%) Solace
7 1 (1.39%) Sybase