Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 23 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 46 110
Rank change year-on-year +9 +64 -60
Contract jobs citing JIRA 55 47 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.21% 5.20% 2.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.66% 29.38% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 57 38
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £535 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.89% +25.15% -8.16%
10th Percentile £264 £334 £343
90th Percentile £549 £638 £476
North East median daily rate £400 £518 £425
% change year-on-year -22.71% +21.76% -9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 223 160 454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 25.17% 17.72% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 108 316
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £441 £389 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.50% +6.87% -14.41%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £243
90th Percentile £563 £592 £500
North East median daily rate £425 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +8.97% +7.59% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 15
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.75 £45.83 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.72% +63.68% +60.00%
10th Percentile £27.58 £39.75 £26.35
90th Percentile £34.53 £49.00 £32.00
North East median hourly rate £31.75 £45.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -29.44% +60.71% +107.41%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Tyne and Wear

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Tyne and Wear

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Tyne and Wear

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 23 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 53 £450 -15.89% 25
Sunderland +2 1 £275 +22.22%
Gateshead - 1 £450 -
JIRA
North East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (58.18%) Git (software)
3 29 (52.73%) Confluence
4 27 (49.09%) Java
4 27 (49.09%) Linux
5 25 (45.45%) DevOps
6 24 (43.64%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (41.82%) Jenkins
8 20 (36.36%) Scrum
9 19 (34.55%) Microservices
10 18 (32.73%) Docker
11 17 (30.91%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (30.91%) SQL
11 17 (30.91%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (27.27%) TDD
12 15 (27.27%) Test Automation
12 15 (27.27%) Puppet
12 15 (27.27%) BDD
13 14 (25.45%) Open Source
13 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
13 14 (25.45%) Kanban
14 13 (23.64%) Ansible
14 13 (23.64%) REST
14 13 (23.64%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (23.64%) MySQL
14 13 (23.64%) Python
15 12 (21.82%) Configuration Management
15 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
15 12 (21.82%) Node.js
15 12 (21.82%) Slack

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 29 (52.73%) Confluence
2 3 (5.45%) CICS
2 3 (5.45%) Jetty
2 3 (5.45%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.45%) WildFly
3 2 (3.64%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.64%) nginx
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) Documentum
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.91%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (21.82%) Slack
3 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.27%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (7.27%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (7.27%) Amazon S3
4 4 (7.27%) GitHub
4 4 (7.27%) Route 53
4 4 (7.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.64%) BrowserStack
6 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.82%) Force.com
7 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.82%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
2 3 (5.45%) VLAN
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.82%) SMS
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) MySQL
1 13 (23.64%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (14.55%) MongoDB
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (5.45%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.82%) KDB
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (58.18%) Git (software)
2 23 (41.82%) Jenkins
3 12 (21.82%) GitLab
4 10 (18.18%) Selenium
5 9 (16.36%) Cucumber
5 9 (16.36%) JUnit
5 9 (16.36%) Maven
5 9 (16.36%) SonarQube
6 5 (9.09%) JMeter
7 3 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.64%) Burp Suite
8 2 (3.64%) FindBugs
8 2 (3.64%) Gradle
8 2 (3.64%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.64%) Subversion
9 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.27%) DBA
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (5.45%) Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (5.45%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared DBA
5 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Agile Developer
6 2 (3.64%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (3.64%) Junior Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (3.64%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) REST
2 12 (21.82%) Node.js
3 10 (18.18%) Web Services
4 8 (14.55%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (12.73%) J2EE
5 7 (12.73%) JDBC
5 7 (12.73%) RESTful
6 6 (10.91%) SOAP
7 5 (9.09%) JSON
7 5 (9.09%) JSP
7 5 (9.09%) Spring
7 5 (9.09%) Swing
8 4 (7.27%) Ajax
8 4 (7.27%) jQuery
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (5.45%) CSS
9 3 (5.45%) hapi
9 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.45%) XML
9 3 (5.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) User Experience
2 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.27%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (5.45%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
5 3 (5.45%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.64%) Clustering
6 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.82%) iPhone
7 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (10.91%) Unix
4 5 (9.09%) CentOS
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (7.27%) Windows
6 3 (5.45%) Android
6 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (45.45%) DevOps
3 24 (43.64%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (36.36%) Scrum
5 19 (34.55%) Microservices
6 17 (30.91%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (27.27%) BDD
7 15 (27.27%) TDD
7 15 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 14 (25.45%) Kanban
8 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
8 14 (25.45%) Open Source
9 12 (21.82%) Configuration Management
10 11 (20.00%) SDLC
11 10 (18.18%) Coaching
11 10 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
12 9 (16.36%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (16.36%) MVC
12 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
13 6 (10.91%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) Java
2 17 (30.91%) SQL
3 13 (23.64%) Python
4 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
5 11 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
7 5 (9.09%) Perl
8 4 (7.27%) Ruby
9 3 (5.45%) Java 8
9 3 (5.45%) XPath
10 2 (3.64%) XQuery
11 1 (1.82%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.82%) C#
11 1 (1.82%) Korn
11 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.82%) R
11 1 (1.82%) Scala
11 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (7.27%) OCP
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.64%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (32.73%) Docker
2 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (7.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) Puppet
2 13 (23.64%) Ansible
3 11 (20.00%) Terraform
4 9 (16.36%) Kubernetes
5 8 (14.55%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (7.27%) Data Guard
6 4 (7.27%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (7.27%) Grafana
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Packer
6 4 (7.27%) Prometheus
6 4 (7.27%) Rancher
6 4 (7.27%) ZABBIX
7 3 (5.45%) Nagios
7 3 (5.45%) SCCM
8 2 (3.64%) Nessus
9 1 (1.82%) HP ALM
9 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) Black Duck
3 4 (7.27%) Google
4 3 (5.45%) IBM
4 3 (5.45%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) Pega
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) Solace
5 1 (1.82%) Sybase
5 1 (1.82%) WorldPay