Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 51 54
Rank change year-on-year +26 +3 -1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 48 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.59% 2.54% 2.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.27% 16.13% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 14
South Yorkshire median daily rate £418 £535 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.96% +19.89% -6.05%
10th Percentile £221 £335 £313
90th Percentile £493 £639 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £435 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £100.00 - -

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 164 124 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 19.09% 15.74% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 87 135
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £311
90th Percentile £575 £638 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £401 £413
% change year-on-year +4.87% -2.91% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £29.38 £13.50
% change year-on-year +41.28% +117.59% -61.43%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +29 44 £425 -20.56% 5
Doncaster - 1 £415 -
Rotherham - 1 £350 -
JIRA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (52.08%) Confluence
3 23 (47.92%) Jenkins
3 23 (47.92%) Java
4 21 (43.75%) Git (software)
5 20 (41.67%) Linux
6 19 (39.58%) DevOps
7 18 (37.50%) GitHub
8 16 (33.33%) Scrum
9 15 (31.25%) Python
10 13 (27.08%) SQL
10 13 (27.08%) Shell Script
11 12 (25.00%) Kanban
11 12 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (22.92%) Bitbucket
12 11 (22.92%) Oracle
13 10 (20.83%) Unix
13 10 (20.83%) Hadoop
14 9 (18.75%) Test Automation
14 9 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (18.75%) Big Data
14 9 (18.75%) Docker
14 9 (18.75%) Bash Shell
15 8 (16.67%) Ansible
15 8 (16.67%) Apache Spark
15 8 (16.67%) Metadata Management
15 8 (16.67%) Kubernetes
15 8 (16.67%) Terraform
15 8 (16.67%) Selenium
15 8 (16.67%) Maven

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 25 (52.08%) Confluence
2 8 (16.67%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.25%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.08%) SAS
4 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 18 (37.50%) GitHub
2 12 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.08%) Office 365
4 1 (2.08%) Slack
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) Intranet
3 1 (2.08%) PuTTY
3 1 (2.08%) Skype
3 1 (2.08%) SMS
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Hadoop
2 9 (18.75%) Big Data
3 5 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.17%) BigQuery
6 2 (4.17%) Flink
6 2 (4.17%) MySQL
7 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.08%) Base SAS
7 1 (2.08%) Bigtable
7 1 (2.08%) Blockchain
7 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 23 (47.92%) Jenkins
2 21 (43.75%) Git (software)
3 11 (22.92%) Bitbucket
4 9 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (16.67%) Maven
5 8 (16.67%) Selenium
6 7 (14.58%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (10.42%) WebDriver
8 4 (8.33%) IntelliJ
8 4 (8.33%) Sinon.JS
9 3 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (4.17%) Artifactory
10 2 (4.17%) GitLab
10 2 (4.17%) JUnit
11 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
11 1 (2.08%) Gatling
11 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (2.08%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Cloud Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Test Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.17%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Lead Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Project Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) XML
2 4 (8.33%) JSON
2 4 (8.33%) XSLT
3 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) Chai
3 3 (6.25%) Jest
3 3 (6.25%) NHibernate
3 3 (6.25%) REST
4 2 (4.17%) Anaconda
4 2 (4.17%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.08%) Kafka
5 1 (2.08%) Node.js
5 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.08%) Spring
5 1 (2.08%) Spring Batch
5 1 (2.08%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.08%) Spring Security
5 1 (2.08%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.17%) PMI
2 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Unix
3 5 (10.42%) Windows
4 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) DevOps
3 16 (33.33%) Scrum
4 12 (25.00%) Kanban
5 9 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 8 (16.67%) Metadata Management
7 7 (14.58%) TDD
8 6 (12.50%) API Testing
8 6 (12.50%) BDD
8 6 (12.50%) SDLC
9 5 (10.42%) Analytics
9 5 (10.42%) Data Science
10 4 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Separation of Concerns
10 4 (8.33%) Single Responsibility Principle
10 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.25%) SOA
11 3 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) Python
3 13 (27.08%) Shell Script
3 13 (27.08%) SQL
4 9 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.33%) ES6
6 4 (8.33%) XPath
7 3 (6.25%) C#
7 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.17%) PHP
8 2 (4.17%) R
9 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) APMG
1 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.17%) PMP
1 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Ansible
1 8 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 8 (16.67%) Terraform
2 3 (6.25%) Kibana
2 3 (6.25%) Puppet
3 2 (4.17%) Grafana
4 1 (2.08%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.08%) Graylog
4 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) SaltStack
3 4 (8.33%) Google
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.08%) Splunk
5 1 (2.08%) Tableau