Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 12 30
Rank change year-on-year -34 +18 +20
Contract jobs citing JIRA 31 115 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.32% 12.42% 6.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.90% 41.97% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 84 83
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £363 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £237 £315 £406
90th Percentile £452 £561 £638
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £363 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -27.50% +2.56% +14.71%
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 164 274 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.84% 29.59% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 205 146
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £430 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% -5.26% +25.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £638 £550 £650
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £430 £450 £455
% change year-on-year -4.44% -1.10% +21.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £52.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.57% - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £52.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +48.57% - -

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 26 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Test Automation
2 17 (54.84%) Confluence
3 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
4 12 (38.71%) Coaching
5 11 (35.48%) Selenium
5 11 (35.48%) Scrum
6 10 (32.26%) Java
6 10 (32.26%) QA
6 10 (32.26%) Mentoring
7 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
7 9 (29.03%) AWS
7 9 (29.03%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) Open Source
8 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
8 8 (25.81%) Azure
8 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
8 8 (25.81%) Ansible
8 8 (25.81%) Terraform
9 7 (22.58%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (22.58%) DevOps
9 7 (22.58%) Ruby
9 7 (22.58%) BDD
9 7 (22.58%) Puppet
9 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
9 7 (22.58%) C
9 7 (22.58%) Oracle
9 7 (22.58%) Python
10 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
10 6 (19.35%) Unix

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 17 (54.84%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) AWS
2 8 (25.81%) Azure
3 5 (16.13%) Datadog
4 4 (12.90%) GitHub
5 2 (6.45%) BrowserStack
5 2 (6.45%) Slack
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (3.23%) Serverless
6 1 (3.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (3.23%) Base SAS
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
2 11 (35.48%) Selenium
3 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
4 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
5 7 (22.58%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (19.35%) Gatling
6 6 (19.35%) SonarQube
6 6 (19.35%) TeamCity
7 4 (12.90%) JMeter
8 3 (9.68%) Postman
8 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
9 2 (6.45%) Burp Suite
9 2 (6.45%) HP UFT
9 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
9 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
9 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
10 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
10 1 (3.23%) Maven
10 1 (3.23%) Redmine
10 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (12.90%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) French Language
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
1 7 (22.58%) Scrum Master
1 7 (22.58%) Test Analyst
1 7 (22.58%) Tester
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Scrum Master
2 6 (19.35%) QA Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
4 3 (9.68%) QA Tester
4 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.23%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Performance Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Web Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (12.90%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) Velocity
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.23%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) Kafka
4 1 (3.23%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) Spring
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) WireMock
4 1 (3.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.68%) Private Cloud
1 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Unix
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Test Automation
3 12 (38.71%) Coaching
4 11 (35.48%) Scrum
5 10 (32.26%) Mentoring
6 8 (25.81%) Open Source
6 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
7 7 (22.58%) BDD
7 7 (22.58%) DevOps
8 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
8 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (19.35%) Technical Leadership
9 5 (16.13%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (16.13%) Kanban
9 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
9 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
10 4 (12.90%) Defect Management
11 3 (9.68%) High Availability
11 3 (9.68%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) C
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) Python
3 7 (22.58%) Ruby
4 6 (19.35%) Perl
5 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
5 5 (16.13%) C++
5 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.45%) C#
7 1 (3.23%) Kotlin
7 1 (3.23%) Scala
7 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Ansible
1 8 (25.81%) Terraform
2 7 (22.58%) Puppet
3 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (19.35%) Packer
4 5 (16.13%) Kubernetes
4 5 (16.13%) Nagios
5 2 (6.45%) Nessus
6 1 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (3.23%) HP ALM
6 1 (3.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) New Relic
2 5 (16.13%) Splunk
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) IBM