Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 16 January 2019 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 43 42
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 +9
Contract jobs citing JIRA 33 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 5.00% 3.24% 4.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.97% 18.64% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 24
Sheffield median daily rate £413 £625 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +23.46% +10.35%
10th Percentile £250 £422 £412
90th Percentile £493 £645 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £625 £499
% change year-on-year -34.00% +25.31% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £50.00 - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 118 118 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 17.88% 17.40% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 89 119
Sheffield median daily rate £438 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £310 £340 £338
90th Percentile £576 £638 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £425 £448
% change year-on-year +1.47% -5.03% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £42.50 - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Sheffield

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Sheffield

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Sheffield over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
3 13 (39.39%) DevOps
4 12 (36.36%) Linux
5 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 10 (30.30%) Java
7 9 (27.27%) SQL
7 9 (27.27%) Confluence
8 8 (24.24%) BDD
8 8 (24.24%) Maven
8 8 (24.24%) Selenium
8 8 (24.24%) Python
8 8 (24.24%) GitHub
9 7 (21.21%) Docker
9 7 (21.21%) TDD
10 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (18.18%) Open Source
10 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
10 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (18.18%) Oracle
10 6 (18.18%) SDLC
11 5 (15.15%) API Testing
11 5 (15.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (15.15%) Ansible
11 5 (15.15%) Analytics
11 5 (15.15%) Machine Learning
11 5 (15.15%) R
11 5 (15.15%) Data Science
11 5 (15.15%) Anaconda

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 9 (27.27%) Confluence
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.06%) nginx
3 2 (6.06%) SAS
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) GitHub
2 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (15.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (6.06%) IaaS
4 2 (6.06%) Slack
5 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) PuTTY
2 2 (6.06%) Wireless
3 1 (3.03%) 2G
3 1 (3.03%) 3G
3 1 (3.03%) 4G
3 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.03%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) GSM
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) LTE
3 1 (3.03%) NFC
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.03%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.06%) Base SAS
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) Blockchain
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
3 8 (24.24%) Maven
3 8 (24.24%) Selenium
4 5 (15.15%) WebDriver
5 4 (12.12%) IntelliJ
6 3 (9.09%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (6.06%) GitLab
7 2 (6.06%) JUnit
8 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
8 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
8 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
8 1 (3.03%) Subversion
8 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Python Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Data Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Project Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Data Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) React Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Anaconda
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) XML
3 3 (9.09%) JSON
3 3 (9.09%) REST
3 3 (9.09%) XSLT
4 2 (6.06%) Chai
4 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
4 2 (6.06%) Jest
4 2 (6.06%) NHibernate
4 2 (6.06%) RESTful
5 1 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.03%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.03%) Kafka
5 1 (3.03%) Node.js
5 1 (3.03%) Spring
5 1 (3.03%) Spring Batch
5 1 (3.03%) Spring Security
5 1 (3.03%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (6.06%) PMI
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.03%) Smart Energy
3 1 (3.03%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Unix
3 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Windows
5 2 (6.06%) CentOS
5 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) DevOps
3 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 8 (24.24%) BDD
5 7 (21.21%) TDD
6 6 (18.18%) Open Source
6 6 (18.18%) SDLC
7 5 (15.15%) Analytics
7 5 (15.15%) API Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Data Science
7 5 (15.15%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (15.15%) Machine Learning
7 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.12%) Coaching
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.12%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Kanban
8 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
9 3 (9.09%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) Python
4 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 5 (15.15%) R
6 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.09%) ES6
7 3 (9.09%) XPath
8 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.06%) C#
8 2 (6.06%) VBA
9 1 (3.03%) C
9 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.03%) Perl
9 1 (3.03%) PHP
9 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) APMG
1 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
1 2 (6.06%) PMP
1 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Ansible
1 5 (15.15%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) Kibana
2 2 (6.06%) Terraform
3 1 (3.03%) Grafana
3 1 (3.03%) Graylog
3 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) EnterpriseDB
3 2 (6.06%) Pega
3 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.03%) CollabNet
4 1 (3.03%) F5
4 1 (3.03%) Splunk