Period
to 20 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 46 38
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 +14
Contract jobs citing JIRA 41 24 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.42% 2.89% 4.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.26% 17.91% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 51 29
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £625 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +21.95% +13.89%
10th Percentile £250 £422 £343
90th Percentile £492 £645 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 169 134 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 18.23% 16.13% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 94 140
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.29% -0.28%
10th Percentile £320 £340 £312
90th Percentile £588 £638 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £413
% change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.35% +136.11% -55.00%

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 January 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 January 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 +10 32 £413 -34.00% 13
Doncaster +1 2 £415 -
JIRA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) Jenkins
3 16 (39.02%) DevOps
4 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
5 11 (26.83%) Docker
5 11 (26.83%) Confluence
5 11 (26.83%) Linux
5 11 (26.83%) Python
6 10 (24.39%) Java
6 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
7 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (21.95%) Open Source
7 9 (21.95%) SQL
7 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (19.51%) Maven
8 8 (19.51%) R
8 8 (19.51%) Machine Learning
8 8 (19.51%) GitHub
8 8 (19.51%) Analytics
8 8 (19.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (19.51%) Data Science
8 8 (19.51%) Anaconda
9 7 (17.07%) BDD
9 7 (17.07%) TDD
9 7 (17.07%) Selenium
9 7 (17.07%) Oracle
10 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
10 6 (14.63%) Ansible
10 6 (14.63%) SDLC
11 5 (12.20%) Deployment Automation

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 11 (26.83%) Confluence
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.88%) nginx
3 2 (4.88%) SAS
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (19.51%) GitHub
2 8 (19.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.88%) IaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Slack
4 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) PuTTY
2 2 (4.88%) Wireless
3 1 (2.44%) 2G
3 1 (2.44%) 3G
3 1 (2.44%) 4G
3 1 (2.44%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.44%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) GSM
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) LTE
3 1 (2.44%) NFC
3 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.44%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.88%) Base SAS
3 2 (4.88%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.44%) Big Data
4 1 (2.44%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Jenkins
2 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
3 8 (19.51%) Maven
4 7 (17.07%) Selenium
5 4 (9.76%) IntelliJ
5 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
6 3 (7.32%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.44%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.44%) GitLab
7 1 (2.44%) JUnit
7 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.44%) Subversion
7 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Python Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (4.88%) Data Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Lead Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Project Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Data Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) React Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior DevOps
8 1 (2.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Digital Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) Anaconda
2 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) JSON
3 3 (7.32%) NHibernate
3 3 (7.32%) XML
3 3 (7.32%) XSLT
4 2 (4.88%) Chai
4 2 (4.88%) Jest
4 2 (4.88%) REST
4 2 (4.88%) RESTful
5 1 (2.44%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.44%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.44%) Kafka
5 1 (2.44%) Node.js
5 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.44%) Spring Batch
5 1 (2.44%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.44%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.32%) N-Tier
1 3 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (4.88%) PMI
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Smart Energy
3 1 (2.44%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Unix
3 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Windows
5 2 (4.88%) CentOS
6 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) DevOps
3 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
4 9 (21.95%) Open Source
4 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.51%) Analytics
5 8 (19.51%) Data Science
5 8 (19.51%) Machine Learning
6 7 (17.07%) BDD
6 7 (17.07%) TDD
7 6 (14.63%) SDLC
8 5 (12.20%) Coaching
8 5 (12.20%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.76%) API Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.76%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Scrum
9 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) Python
2 10 (24.39%) Java
3 9 (21.95%) SQL
4 8 (19.51%) R
5 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
6 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.32%) C#
7 3 (7.32%) ES6
7 3 (7.32%) XPath
8 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.88%) VBA
9 1 (2.44%) C
9 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.44%) Perl
9 1 (2.44%) PHP
9 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) APMG
1 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.88%) PMP
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Ansible
2 5 (12.20%) Puppet
3 2 (4.88%) Kibana
3 2 (4.88%) Terraform
4 1 (2.44%) Grafana
4 1 (2.44%) Graylog
4 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) EnterpriseDB
3 2 (4.88%) Pega
3 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.44%) CollabNet
4 1 (2.44%) F5
4 1 (2.44%) Splunk