Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 42 49
Rank change year-on-year +26 +7 -2
Contract jobs citing JIRA 79 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 9.40% 4.01% 2.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 43.17% 23.08% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 42
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £415 £580
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -28.45% +13.17%
10th Percentile £400 £233 £332
90th Percentile £550 £491 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £27.94 £100.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -72.06% +122.22% -

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 183 156 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.79% 17.37% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 96 81
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £306
90th Percentile £581 £581 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £420 £411
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.31% -0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -15.66% -2.35% +214.81%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +15 64 £450 +8.11% 9
Doncaster +3 1 £300 -27.71% 1
JIRA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 49 (62.03%) SQL
2 48 (60.76%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (50.63%) Finance
4 36 (45.57%) Scrum
5 34 (43.04%) Python
5 34 (43.04%) GCP
6 33 (41.77%) BigQuery
6 33 (41.77%) GitHub
6 33 (41.77%) Analytics
6 33 (41.77%) Kanban
7 28 (35.44%) Confluence
8 27 (34.18%) Ansible
8 27 (34.18%) Linux
9 26 (32.91%) Bash Shell
10 25 (31.65%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (31.65%) Google
10 25 (31.65%) Jenkins
10 25 (31.65%) Continuous Deployment
11 24 (30.38%) Oracle
11 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
12 21 (26.58%) Big Data
13 19 (24.05%) Web Development
13 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
13 19 (24.05%) T-SQL
13 19 (24.05%) Change Management
13 19 (24.05%) MuleSoft
13 19 (24.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 18 (22.78%) DevOps
14 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
15 17 (21.52%) Qlik Sense

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 28 (35.44%) Confluence
2 13 (16.46%) SAS
3 11 (13.92%) Apache
4 9 (11.39%) Anypoint
5 8 (10.13%) IIS
5 8 (10.13%) Jupyter
5 8 (10.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.27%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 34 (43.04%) GCP
2 33 (41.77%) GitHub
3 3 (3.80%) Azure
4 2 (2.53%) AWS
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (41.77%) BigQuery
2 21 (26.58%) Big Data
3 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
4 17 (21.52%) Qlik Sense
5 13 (16.46%) Hadoop
5 13 (16.46%) QlikView
6 12 (15.19%) Pentaho
7 11 (13.92%) DB2
8 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.53%) MySQL
9 1 (1.27%) Base SAS
9 1 (1.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 25 (31.65%) Jenkins
2 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
3 12 (15.19%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (13.92%) Gradle
5 8 (10.13%) Rational Team Concert
6 6 (7.59%) Selenium
7 5 (6.33%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.80%) Appium
8 3 (3.80%) FitNesse
8 3 (3.80%) GitLab
8 3 (3.80%) JBehave
8 3 (3.80%) JMeter
8 3 (3.80%) JUnit
8 3 (3.80%) SonarQube
8 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.53%) Maven
10 1 (1.27%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.27%) CircleCI
10 1 (1.27%) TestRail
General
1 40 (50.63%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Financial Institution
3 8 (10.13%) Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (49.37%) Developer
2 20 (25.32%) Python Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Lead Developer
4 8 (10.13%) SQL Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Consultant
7 5 (6.33%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Linux Consultant
7 5 (6.33%) Technical Leader
7 5 (6.33%) Unix Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) IAM Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Access Developer
9 3 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Identity Management Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (3.80%) QlikView Developer
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Tester
10 2 (2.53%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) jQuery
1 11 (13.92%) JSON
1 11 (13.92%) Swagger
2 8 (10.13%) NumPy
2 8 (10.13%) Pandas
2 8 (10.13%) PySpark
2 8 (10.13%) scikit-learn
3 3 (3.80%) HTML
3 3 (3.80%) Node.js
3 3 (3.80%) REST
3 3 (3.80%) SOAP
3 3 (3.80%) Web Services
4 2 (2.53%) CSS
4 2 (2.53%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.53%) RESTful
4 2 (2.53%) Spring
5 1 (1.27%) .NET
5 1 (1.27%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Virtual Team
2 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) W3C
5 1 (1.27%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.18%) Linux
2 16 (20.25%) Unix
3 13 (16.46%) Windows
4 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.86%) SUSE
4 7 (8.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.80%) Android
5 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.80%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.27%) CentOS
6 1 (1.27%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.76%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (45.57%) Scrum
3 33 (41.77%) Analytics
3 33 (41.77%) Kanban
4 25 (31.65%) Continuous Deployment
4 25 (31.65%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (24.05%) Change Management
5 19 (24.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 19 (24.05%) Web Development
6 18 (22.78%) DevOps
7 16 (20.25%) Release Management
8 15 (18.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 14 (17.72%) Project Management
10 12 (15.19%) Data Analysis
10 12 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (13.92%) Database Security
12 9 (11.39%) Migration
12 9 (11.39%) Technical Leadership
13 8 (10.13%) Identity Access Management
13 8 (10.13%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 49 (62.03%) SQL
2 34 (43.04%) Python
3 26 (32.91%) Bash Shell
4 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
5 19 (24.05%) T-SQL
6 16 (20.25%) PHP
7 11 (13.92%) PowerShell
7 11 (13.92%) Shell Script
8 8 (10.13%) R
9 7 (8.86%) AWK
10 5 (6.33%) Java
11 2 (2.53%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.53%) C
11 2 (2.53%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.27%) C#
12 1 (1.27%) Go
12 1 (1.27%) Rust
12 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.27%) ISEB
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (34.18%) Ansible
2 10 (12.66%) WMI
3 7 (8.86%) Puppet
4 3 (3.80%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (31.65%) Google
2 24 (30.38%) Oracle
3 19 (24.05%) MuleSoft
4 11 (13.92%) SAP
5 8 (10.13%) IBM
6 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.27%) Confluent
8 1 (1.27%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.27%) Omniture
8 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.27%) Veracode