The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 28 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 42 46
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.79% 1.81% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.91% 8.99% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Median daily rate £445 £463 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.78% +42.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +1.21% +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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 55 89 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 16.42% 20.14% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 72 40
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
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 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in South Yorkshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in South Yorkshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +7 6 £445 -3.78% 6
JIRA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 17 (70.83%) Confluence
1 17 (70.83%) Jenkins
2 16 (66.67%) GitHub
3 13 (54.17%) DevOps
4 12 (50.00%) Selenium
5 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (25.00%) Banking
6 6 (25.00%) Unix
7 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) Java
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.67%) Splunk
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
8 4 (16.67%) MuleSoft
8 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 3 (12.50%) C
9 3 (12.50%) HTML
9 3 (12.50%) CSS
9 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 3 (12.50%) Scrum
9 3 (12.50%) jQuery
9 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 3 (12.50%) QA
9 3 (12.50%) SDLC
9 3 (12.50%) Ansible

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (70.83%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.17%) Redis
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Jenkins
2 12 (50.00%) Selenium
3 8 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.33%) JUnit
5 2 (8.33%) Zephyr
6 1 (4.17%) Gradle
6 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.17%) JMeter
6 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.17%) Maven
6 1 (4.17%) NUnit
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (4.17%) Sahi
6 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.17%) Spock
6 1 (4.17%) Subversion
6 1 (4.17%) WATIR
General
1 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) JIRA Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA Expert
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.17%) QA Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
1 3 (12.50%) CSS3
1 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) HTML5
1 3 (12.50%) jQuery
1 3 (12.50%) Middleware
1 3 (12.50%) Node.js
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) Ajax
2 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.33%) J2EE
2 2 (8.33%) JSP
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) XSD
3 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) iPad
1 2 (8.33%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Unix
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) DevOps
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) BDD
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) IT Strategy
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) C
4 2 (8.33%) Scala
4 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) ECMAScript
5 1 (4.17%) ES6
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) Korn
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) MuleSoft
1 4 (16.67%) Splunk
2 2 (8.33%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Solace