Period
to 16 June 2019

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 16 June 2019 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
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 17 45
Rank change year-on-year -5 +28 +26
Contract jobs citing JIRA 89 71 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 8.20% 7.51% 3.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.46% 34.98% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 63 18
South Yorkshire median daily rate £473 £450 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +11.18%
10th Percentile £263 £308 £311
90th Percentile £570 £560 £570
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £49.88 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £38.85 £68.00 -
% change year-on-year -42.88% - -

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 266 203 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 24.49% 21.46% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 133 97
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £323 £313 £310
90th Percentile £563 £573 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £49.75 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.14% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +49.09% -31.25%

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 16 June 2019.

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 16 June 2019. 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 -9 71 £485 +7.78% 1
Doncaster - 4 £325 -
Rotherham -4 1 £313 -
JIRA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 50 (56.18%) Python
2 48 (53.93%) Analytics
3 46 (51.69%) Jenkins
4 45 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (49.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 37 (41.57%) DevOps
7 33 (37.08%) Confluence
8 26 (29.21%) Amazon AWS
8 26 (29.21%) Docker
8 26 (29.21%) Data Science
9 23 (25.84%) Anaconda
9 23 (25.84%) R
9 23 (25.84%) Finance
10 22 (24.72%) SQL
10 22 (24.72%) Machine Learning
10 22 (24.72%) Open Source
11 21 (23.60%) PHP
12 19 (21.35%) Ansible
12 19 (21.35%) Bash Shell
13 18 (20.22%) Linux
13 18 (20.22%) TDD
14 17 (19.10%) GitHub
15 16 (17.98%) BigQuery
15 16 (17.98%) QA
15 16 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (16.85%) Oracle
16 15 (16.85%) Bitbucket
17 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
18 13 (14.61%) Shell Script
18 13 (14.61%) Kanban

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 33 (37.08%) Confluence
2 11 (12.36%) Apache
3 5 (5.62%) Jupyter
3 5 (5.62%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.62%) SAS
4 3 (3.37%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.12%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 44 (49.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 26 (29.21%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (19.10%) GitHub
4 3 (3.37%) PaaS
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.12%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.12%) IaaS
6 1 (1.12%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Wireless
2 2 (2.25%) VPN
2 2 (2.25%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.25%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.12%) 2G
3 1 (1.12%) 3G
3 1 (1.12%) 4G
3 1 (1.12%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.12%) GSM
3 1 (1.12%) Internet
3 1 (1.12%) LTE
3 1 (1.12%) NFC
3 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) BigQuery
2 11 (12.36%) Big Data
2 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.24%) Qlik Sense
4 9 (10.11%) DB2
5 8 (8.99%) Hadoop
6 7 (7.87%) QlikView
7 5 (5.62%) Pentaho
8 4 (4.49%) MySQL
9 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (1.12%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 46 (51.69%) Jenkins
2 15 (16.85%) Bitbucket
3 11 (12.36%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.74%) Gradle
6 5 (5.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (5.62%) Selenium
7 4 (4.49%) TestRail
8 3 (3.37%) GoCD
9 1 (1.12%) Appium
9 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.12%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.12%) GitLab
9 1 (1.12%) JBehave
9 1 (1.12%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (1.12%) JUnit
9 1 (1.12%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Financial Institution
3 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.62%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Electronics
5 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (39.33%) Developer
2 22 (24.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (19.10%) Python Engineer
4 16 (17.98%) Python Developer
5 9 (10.11%) PHP Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Business Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Lead Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Process Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Process Mapping Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Tester
9 4 (4.49%) QA Tester
10 3 (3.37%) Data Science Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.37%) QlikView Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Agile Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.84%) Anaconda
2 9 (10.11%) jQuery
2 9 (10.11%) JSON
2 9 (10.11%) Swagger
3 5 (5.62%) NumPy
3 5 (5.62%) Pandas
3 5 (5.62%) PySpark
3 5 (5.62%) scikit-learn
4 4 (4.49%) CSS
4 4 (4.49%) HTML
5 3 (3.37%) YAML
6 1 (1.12%) .NET
6 1 (1.12%) Java SE
6 1 (1.12%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.12%) REST
6 1 (1.12%) SOAP
6 1 (1.12%) Spring
6 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Virtual Team
2 2 (2.25%) Smart Energy
3 1 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.12%) Home Automation
3 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.12%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.22%) Linux
2 9 (10.11%) Windows
3 1 (1.12%) Android
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (53.93%) Analytics
2 45 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (41.57%) DevOps
4 26 (29.21%) Data Science
5 22 (24.72%) Machine Learning
5 22 (24.72%) Open Source
6 18 (20.22%) TDD
7 16 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (14.61%) Kanban
8 13 (14.61%) Scrum
9 12 (13.48%) Continuous Deployment
9 12 (13.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 11 (12.36%) API Testing
10 11 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (11.24%) Test Automation
12 9 (10.11%) Database Security
12 9 (10.11%) Web Development
13 8 (8.99%) Data Analysis
13 8 (8.99%) Release Management
13 8 (8.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (56.18%) Python
2 23 (25.84%) R
3 22 (24.72%) SQL
4 21 (23.60%) PHP
5 19 (21.35%) Bash Shell
6 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
7 13 (14.61%) Shell Script
8 9 (10.11%) Java
8 9 (10.11%) PowerShell
8 9 (10.11%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.37%) C
10 2 (2.25%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.12%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.12%) C#
11 1 (1.12%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) OCA
2 1 (1.12%) OCAJ
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.98%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (29.21%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (21.35%) Ansible
2 8 (8.99%) WMI
3 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.37%) Puppet
4 2 (2.25%) Consul
4 2 (2.25%) Packer
4 2 (2.25%) Terraform
5 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) Oracle
2 12 (13.48%) Google
3 9 (10.11%) MuleSoft
3 9 (10.11%) SAP
4 5 (5.62%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.49%) Omniture
6 2 (2.25%) CollabNet
6 2 (2.25%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.25%) Pega
7 1 (1.12%) Adobe
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.12%) Red Hat