Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 48 66
Rank change year-on-year +31 +18 +1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 71 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.47% 3.18% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.80% 15.06% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 18 11
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +11.18% +25.93%
10th Percentile £308 £311 £356
90th Percentile £560 £570 £469
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 204 166 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.47% 21.09% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 93 155
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £314 £308 £305
90th Percentile £570 £538 £750
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year +49.09% - -

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +28 61 £450 -9.09% 7
Rotherham - 6 £313 -
Barnsley - 1 £375 -
JIRA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 52 (73.24%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (59.15%) Confluence
3 26 (36.62%) Scrum
4 23 (32.39%) Java
5 22 (30.99%) Slack
6 21 (29.58%) Linux
6 21 (29.58%) Git (software)
7 20 (28.17%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (25.35%) Jenkins
9 17 (23.94%) SQL
10 16 (22.54%) User Stories
11 15 (21.13%) Bitbucket
11 15 (21.13%) User Experience
11 15 (21.13%) Python
11 15 (21.13%) TDD
12 14 (19.72%) BDD
13 13 (18.31%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (18.31%) Coaching
13 13 (18.31%) DevOps
13 13 (18.31%) SFIA
13 13 (18.31%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (16.90%) Mentoring
14 12 (16.90%) SDLC
14 12 (16.90%) Kanban
15 11 (15.49%) GCP
15 11 (15.49%) Degree
15 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (15.49%) GitHub
15 11 (15.49%) Google Cloud Platform
16 10 (14.08%) Microservices

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 42 (59.15%) Confluence
2 8 (11.27%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.82%) Apache
3 2 (2.82%) SAS
4 1 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.99%) Slack
2 11 (15.49%) GitHub
2 11 (15.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.82%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.82%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.41%) CloudBees
5 1 (1.41%) IaaS
5 1 (1.41%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.41%) PaaS
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) Internet
2 7 (9.86%) VPN
3 6 (8.45%) Intranet
3 6 (8.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) Hadoop
2 8 (11.27%) Big Data
3 7 (9.86%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (7.04%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.63%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.63%) MySQL
5 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.82%) BigQuery
6 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.82%) Flink
6 2 (2.82%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.41%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 21 (29.58%) Git (software)
2 18 (25.35%) Jenkins
3 15 (21.13%) Bitbucket
4 9 (12.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (9.86%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (7.04%) Burp Suite
7 5 (7.04%) HP UFT
7 5 (7.04%) JMeter
7 5 (7.04%) LoadRunner
7 5 (7.04%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (1.41%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (1.41%) JUnit
10 1 (1.41%) Maven
10 1 (1.41%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (1.41%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Banking
2 1 (1.41%) Games
2 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Developer
2 16 (22.54%) Analyst
3 12 (16.90%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Cloud Developer
4 7 (9.86%) User Researcher
5 5 (7.04%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) PHP Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.82%) JavaScript Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) REST
2 7 (9.86%) .NET
2 7 (9.86%) HTML
3 4 (5.63%) Node.js
4 2 (2.82%) CSS
4 2 (2.82%) J2EE
4 2 (2.82%) JSON
4 2 (2.82%) SOAP
4 2 (2.82%) Spring
4 2 (2.82%) Web Services
4 2 (2.82%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) Chai
5 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.41%) Jest
5 1 (1.41%) JMS
5 1 (1.41%) JPA
5 1 (1.41%) Redux
5 1 (1.41%) Spring Integration
5 1 (1.41%) XSLT
5 1 (1.41%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (21.13%) User Experience
3 7 (9.86%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.58%) Linux
2 9 (12.68%) Unix
3 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Android
4 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (73.24%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.62%) Scrum
3 16 (22.54%) User Stories
4 15 (21.13%) TDD
5 14 (19.72%) BDD
6 13 (18.31%) Coaching
6 13 (18.31%) DevOps
6 13 (18.31%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (18.31%) SFIA
6 13 (18.31%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (16.90%) Kanban
7 12 (16.90%) Mentoring
7 12 (16.90%) SDLC
8 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (14.08%) Microservices
10 9 (12.68%) Acceptance Criteria
10 9 (12.68%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (12.68%) Use Case
11 8 (11.27%) Test Automation
11 8 (11.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) Java
2 17 (23.94%) SQL
3 15 (21.13%) Python
4 9 (12.68%) Shell Script
5 8 (11.27%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.04%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.63%) PHP
9 2 (2.82%) C#
10 1 (1.41%) ES6
10 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) ISEB
2 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) GCP
2 5 (7.04%) WCAG
3 4 (5.63%) QA
4 1 (1.41%) PSD2
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Kubernetes
2 7 (9.86%) Ansible
2 7 (9.86%) Terraform
3 6 (8.45%) BladeLogic
4 5 (7.04%) Nessus
5 3 (4.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Google
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle
1 7 (9.86%) SaltStack
2 6 (8.45%) Atlassian
2 6 (8.45%) HP
3 2 (2.82%) Informatica
4 1 (1.41%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.41%) Citrix
4 1 (1.41%) IBM
4 1 (1.41%) MuleSoft