Period
to 19 August 2018

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 6 months to 19 August 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 60 69
Rank change year-on-year +38 +9 -6
Contract jobs citing JIRA 63 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 6.62% 1.93% 1.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.34% 11.51% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 28 12
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £535 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.56% +19.55% +34.08%
10th Percentile £268 £323 £361
90th Percentile £575 £638 £531
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £68.00 - -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 201 139 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.11% 16.77% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 91 168
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £615 £729
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year +5.13% +194.34% -62.14%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 19 August 2018.

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 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +38 54 £450 -15.89% 10
Rotherham - 6 £313 -
Barnsley - 1 £375 - 1
JIRA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 38 (60.32%) Confluence
2 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (42.86%) Java
4 26 (41.27%) Linux
5 23 (36.51%) Jenkins
6 22 (34.92%) Git (software)
7 21 (33.33%) SQL
8 20 (31.75%) Scrum
9 19 (30.16%) Python
10 18 (28.57%) DevOps
11 14 (22.22%) Bitbucket
12 13 (20.63%) GCP
12 13 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (20.63%) Test Automation
12 13 (20.63%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (19.05%) Kanban
13 12 (19.05%) GitHub
13 12 (19.05%) Unix
14 11 (17.46%) SDLC
15 10 (15.87%) User Stories
15 10 (15.87%) Hadoop
15 10 (15.87%) BDD
16 9 (14.29%) Shell Script
16 9 (14.29%) Oracle
16 9 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (14.29%) TDD
16 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (12.70%) Apache Spark
17 8 (12.70%) Coaching

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 38 (60.32%) Confluence
2 8 (12.70%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.17%) Apache
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.59%) SAS
4 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (19.05%) GitHub
3 8 (12.70%) Slack
4 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.59%) Office 365
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) Internet
1 8 (12.70%) VPN
2 6 (9.52%) Intranet
2 6 (9.52%) SMS
3 1 (1.59%) Skype
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Hadoop
2 8 (12.70%) Big Data
2 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 6 (9.52%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.94%) MySQL
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.17%) BigQuery
7 2 (3.17%) Flink
8 1 (1.59%) Bigtable
8 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.59%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 23 (36.51%) Jenkins
2 22 (34.92%) Git (software)
3 14 (22.22%) Bitbucket
4 9 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (9.52%) Maven
6 6 (9.52%) Selenium
6 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (7.94%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (7.94%) WebDriver
8 4 (6.35%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (3.17%) Burp Suite
9 2 (3.17%) GitLab
9 2 (3.17%) HP UFT
9 2 (3.17%) IntelliJ
9 2 (3.17%) JMeter
9 2 (3.17%) JUnit
9 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.59%) Sinon.JS
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Developer
2 14 (22.22%) Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) Business Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Cloud Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Tester
8 2 (3.17%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce Manager
8 2 (3.17%) JavaScript Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) REST
2 7 (11.11%) .NET
3 4 (6.35%) Node.js
4 3 (4.76%) XML
5 2 (3.17%) Anaconda
5 2 (3.17%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.17%) HTML
6 1 (1.59%) Chai
6 1 (1.59%) Jest
6 1 (1.59%) JSON
6 1 (1.59%) Velocity
6 1 (1.59%) Web Services
6 1 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.76%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Linux
2 12 (19.05%) Unix
3 5 (7.94%) Windows
4 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.17%) Android
5 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) Scrum
3 18 (28.57%) DevOps
4 13 (20.63%) Test Automation
4 13 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (19.05%) Kanban
6 11 (17.46%) SDLC
7 10 (15.87%) BDD
7 10 (15.87%) User Stories
8 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.29%) TDD
9 8 (12.70%) Coaching
9 8 (12.70%) Metadata Management
9 8 (12.70%) Use Case
10 7 (11.11%) API Testing
10 7 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 7 (11.11%) SFIA
10 7 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
11 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) Java
2 21 (33.33%) SQL
3 19 (30.16%) Python
4 9 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 8 (12.70%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.76%) PHP
8 2 (3.17%) C#
8 2 (3.17%) R
9 1 (1.59%) ES6
9 1 (1.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) ISEB
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) GCP
2 3 (4.76%) QA
3 2 (3.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) Kubernetes
2 7 (11.11%) Ansible
2 7 (11.11%) Terraform
3 6 (9.52%) BladeLogic
4 3 (4.76%) Kibana
4 3 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (3.17%) Nessus
6 1 (1.59%) Grafana
6 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 7 (11.11%) SaltStack
4 6 (9.52%) HP
5 5 (7.94%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) Informatica
6 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.59%) Tableau