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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 40 35
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.58% 1.89% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.95% 7.53% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £445 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.78% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +8.82% +19.71%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 43 93 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 18.45% 25.14% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 79 26
Median daily rate £445 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.87% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 14 (73.68%) Confluence
1 14 (73.68%) Jenkins
2 13 (68.42%) GitHub
3 10 (52.63%) DevOps
4 8 (42.11%) Selenium
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Banking
6 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
6 6 (31.58%) Unix
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) MuleSoft
8 4 (21.05%) Splunk
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
9 3 (15.79%) jQuery
9 3 (15.79%) C
9 3 (15.79%) HTML
9 3 (15.79%) CSS
9 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
9 3 (15.79%) Scrum
9 3 (15.79%) Node.js
9 3 (15.79%) HTML5
9 3 (15.79%) BDD
9 3 (15.79%) Ansible
9 3 (15.79%) Docker

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 14 (73.68%) Confluence
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Jenkins
2 8 (42.11%) Selenium
3 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
4 5 (26.32%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (10.53%) JUnit
5 2 (10.53%) Zephyr
6 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
6 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.26%) JMeter
6 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
6 1 (5.26%) Maven
6 1 (5.26%) Mockito
6 1 (5.26%) NUnit
6 1 (5.26%) Sahi
6 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.26%) Spock
6 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.26%) WATIR
General
1 6 (31.58%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA Expert
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) QA Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
1 3 (15.79%) CSS3
1 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) HTML5
1 3 (15.79%) jQuery
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
1 3 (15.79%) Node.js
2 2 (10.53%) Ajax
2 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.53%) J2EE
2 2 (10.53%) JSP
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) Meteor
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) iPad
1 2 (10.53%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) BDD
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) IT Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) C
3 2 (10.53%) Scala
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) ECMAScript
4 1 (5.26%) ES6
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Korn
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) MuleSoft
1 4 (21.05%) Splunk
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Solace