Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 30 51
Rank change year-on-year +2 +21 -5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 37 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 5.40% 5.20% 2.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.62% 25.70% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 28 18
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £499 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +3.91% +60.00%
10th Percentile £413 £384 £413
90th Percentile £638 £575 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £496 £471
% change year-on-year -4.28% +5.31% +57.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 139 179 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 20.29% 20.25% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 113 120
Sheffield median daily rate £430 £450 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% -1.10% +42.75%
10th Percentile £343 £338 £303
90th Percentile £605 £575 £563
South Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +1.18% -5.56% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) Slack
3 20 (54.05%) Confluence
4 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
5 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
5 13 (35.14%) Mentoring
5 13 (35.14%) Coaching
5 13 (35.14%) User Experience
6 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (32.43%) Microservices
6 12 (32.43%) TDD
7 11 (29.73%) BDD
8 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (27.03%) Scrum
8 10 (27.03%) SFIA
9 9 (24.32%) DevOps
9 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
10 8 (21.62%) HTML
10 8 (21.62%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (18.92%) REST
12 6 (16.22%) SonarQube
12 6 (16.22%) User Stories
12 6 (16.22%) DSDM
12 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
13 5 (13.51%) Degree
13 5 (13.51%) WCAG
13 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
13 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (13.51%) OWASP
13 5 (13.51%) nginx

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 20 (54.05%) Confluence
2 5 (13.51%) nginx
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) WordPress
4 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.70%) SAS
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (62.16%) Slack
2 2 (5.41%) GitHub
2 2 (5.41%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.41%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (5.41%) PaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) CloudBees
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) HTTP
2 4 (10.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
2 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
3 6 (16.22%) SonarQube
4 5 (13.51%) Burp Suite
4 5 (13.51%) HP UFT
4 5 (13.51%) JMeter
4 5 (13.51%) LoadRunner
5 4 (10.81%) Bitbucket
6 3 (8.11%) Subversion
7 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.70%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (2.70%) JUnit
7 1 (2.70%) Maven
7 1 (2.70%) Protractor
7 1 (2.70%) Selenium
7 1 (2.70%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Billing
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) User Researcher
2 6 (16.22%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (13.51%) PHP Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (10.81%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.41%) JIRA Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Scrum Master
6 2 (5.41%) User Experience Researcher
7 1 (2.70%) UAT Lead
7 1 (2.70%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) HTML
2 7 (18.92%) REST
3 4 (10.81%) CSS
3 4 (10.81%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) Ajax
4 2 (5.41%) J2EE
4 2 (5.41%) SOAP
4 2 (5.41%) Spring
4 2 (5.41%) XHTML
5 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.70%) JMS
5 1 (2.70%) JPA
5 1 (2.70%) JSON
5 1 (2.70%) Node.js
5 1 (2.70%) Redux
5 1 (2.70%) Spring Integration
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) User Experience
2 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.51%) Clustering
4 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
1 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Coaching
2 13 (35.14%) Mentoring
3 12 (32.43%) Microservices
3 12 (32.43%) TDD
4 11 (29.73%) BDD
5 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (27.03%) Scrum
5 10 (27.03%) SFIA
6 9 (24.32%) DevOps
6 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
7 8 (21.62%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
8 6 (16.22%) DSDM
8 6 (16.22%) User Stories
9 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
9 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
9 5 (13.51%) Open Source
9 5 (13.51%) OWASP
9 5 (13.51%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
1 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
1 5 (13.51%) PHP
1 5 (13.51%) Python
1 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) WCAG
2 3 (8.11%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) PSD2
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Docker
2 4 (10.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Nessus
1 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (13.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Google
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle
1 2 (5.41%) Zend
2 1 (2.70%) Informatica
2 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft
2 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow