Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 32 131
Rank change year-on-year -28 +99 -70
Contract jobs citing JIRA 38 71 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.79% 7.57% 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.27% 33.18% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 14
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £475 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +30.05% -18.83%
10th Percentile £262 £341 £316
90th Percentile £538 £634 £496
North East median daily rate £400 £475 £365
% change year-on-year -15.79% +30.05% -20.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 220 214 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.93% 22.81% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 147 244
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £385 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +16.67% -5.71%
10th Percentile £291 £300 £235
90th Percentile £573 £543 £488
North East median daily rate £400 £390 £330
% change year-on-year +2.56% +18.18% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 13
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.50 - £28.00
North East median hourly rate £35.50 - £28.00

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -31 37 £425 -10.53% 9
Sunderland - 1 £275 -
JIRA
North East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) Git (software)
3 17 (44.74%) Linux
4 16 (42.11%) Confluence
5 14 (36.84%) BDD
6 13 (34.21%) Mentoring
6 13 (34.21%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (31.58%) TDD
7 12 (31.58%) Shell Script
7 12 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (28.95%) Java
8 11 (28.95%) Scrum
8 11 (28.95%) DevOps
8 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (26.32%) Jenkins
9 10 (26.32%) SQL
10 9 (23.68%) Coaching
10 9 (23.68%) User Experience
10 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (23.68%) Ansible
10 9 (23.68%) Microservices
10 9 (23.68%) SDLC
10 9 (23.68%) Kanban
10 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
10 9 (23.68%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (21.05%) RESTful
11 8 (21.05%) Open Source
11 8 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (21.05%) Oracle

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 16 (42.11%) Confluence
2 3 (7.89%) CICS
2 3 (7.89%) Jetty
2 3 (7.89%) nginx
2 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
2 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.89%) WildFly
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.42%) Slack
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.26%) BrowserStack
4 2 (5.26%) Force.com
4 2 (5.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.63%) GitHub
5 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
1 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (18.42%) MySQL
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.63%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (60.53%) Git (software)
2 10 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.89%) Burp Suite
3 3 (7.89%) HP UFT
3 3 (7.89%) JMeter
3 3 (7.89%) LoadRunner
3 3 (7.89%) Selenium
4 2 (5.26%) Ant
4 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.26%) FindBugs
4 2 (5.26%) Gradle
4 2 (5.26%) Liquibase
4 2 (5.26%) SonarQube
4 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.63%) Maven
5 1 (2.63%) Qt Creator
5 1 (2.63%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) DBA
4 4 (10.53%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (7.89%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared DBA
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Salesforce Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Digital Product Owner
7 1 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) RESTful
2 7 (18.42%) J2EE
2 7 (18.42%) REST
3 6 (15.79%) Ajax
3 6 (15.79%) JDBC
4 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.53%) jQuery
4 4 (10.53%) JSP
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (10.53%) Swing
4 4 (10.53%) Web Services
5 2 (5.26%) Apache Camel
5 2 (5.26%) CSS
5 2 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (5.26%) Kafka
5 2 (5.26%) Node.js
5 2 (5.26%) React
5 2 (5.26%) SOAP
5 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.26%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (23.68%) User Experience
2 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.79%) Algorithms
4 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.89%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
5 3 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (7.89%) Smartphone
6 2 (5.26%) Clustering
6 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.63%) Arduino
7 1 (2.63%) iPhone
7 1 (2.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Unix
3 3 (7.89%) Android
3 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.26%) CentOS
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) BDD
3 13 (34.21%) Mentoring
4 12 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (31.58%) TDD
5 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (28.95%) DevOps
5 11 (28.95%) Scrum
6 9 (23.68%) Coaching
6 9 (23.68%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (23.68%) Kanban
6 9 (23.68%) Microservices
6 9 (23.68%) SDLC
7 8 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (21.05%) Open Source
8 7 (18.42%) MVC
9 6 (15.79%) Domain Models
9 6 (15.79%) Front End Development
9 6 (15.79%) Secure Coding
9 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) Shell Script
2 11 (28.95%) Java
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) Python
6 2 (5.26%) Apex Code
6 2 (5.26%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) Java 8
6 2 (5.26%) Perl
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
6 2 (5.26%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.63%) C
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) R
7 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) Degree
3 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (10.53%) OCP
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.63%) ISEB
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) WCAG
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 13485
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (7.89%) Docker
4 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Ansible
2 5 (13.16%) Puppet
3 4 (10.53%) Data Guard
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Nessus
4 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.89%) SCCM
4 3 (7.89%) Terraform
5 1 (2.63%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.63%) HP ALM
5 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Google
3 3 (7.89%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.63%) Atmel
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Informatica
5 1 (2.63%) SAP