Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 34 110
Rank change year-on-year -11 +76 -45
Contract jobs citing JIRA 58 85 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.48% 7.49% 1.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.29% 30.14% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 45 18
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £455 £438 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.02% -11.48%
10th Percentile £358 £333 £321
90th Percentile £662 £528 £556
North East median daily rate £450 £444 £405
% change year-on-year +1.41% +9.57% -13.83%
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 205 282 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.38% 24.85% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 193 211
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% +5.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £295 £284 £260
90th Percentile £600 £500 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £42.50 - £32.25
10th Percentile £41.25 - £29.20
90th Percentile £43.75 - £35.70
North East median hourly rate £44.75 - £32.25

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -9 57 £455 +4.00% 10
Sunderland - 1 - -
JIRA
North East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 44 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (65.52%) Confluence
3 31 (53.45%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 29 (50.00%) Scrum
5 28 (48.28%) Mentoring
5 28 (48.28%) Coaching
6 27 (46.55%) DevOps
7 24 (41.38%) BDD
8 23 (39.66%) Jenkins
9 19 (32.76%) Microservices
9 19 (32.76%) TDD
10 18 (31.03%) Slack
11 17 (29.31%) Kanban
12 16 (27.59%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (27.59%) SDLC
12 16 (27.59%) REST
13 15 (25.86%) Linux
13 15 (25.86%) SFIA
14 13 (22.41%) Java
14 13 (22.41%) Line Management
14 13 (22.41%) Performance Management
15 12 (20.69%) Deployment Automation
16 11 (18.97%) Self-Motivation
16 11 (18.97%) Release Management
16 11 (18.97%) Puppet
16 11 (18.97%) User Experience
16 11 (18.97%) OpenStack
16 11 (18.97%) JMeter
17 10 (17.24%) HP UFT

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 38 (65.52%) Confluence
2 11 (18.97%) OpenStack
3 5 (8.62%) nginx
4 3 (5.17%) Apache
4 3 (5.17%) CICS
4 3 (5.17%) Jetty
4 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.17%) WildFly
5 2 (3.45%) SAS
5 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.72%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.72%) MicroStation
2 1 (1.72%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 18 (31.03%) Slack
2 9 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (5.17%) BrowserStack
5 2 (3.45%) GitHub
6 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.72%) Force.com
6 1 (1.72%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (3.45%) SMS
2 2 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.72%) Big Data
4 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 23 (39.66%) Jenkins
3 11 (18.97%) JMeter
4 10 (17.24%) HP UFT
5 9 (15.52%) Burp Suite
5 9 (15.52%) LoadRunner
6 8 (13.79%) Selenium
7 5 (8.62%) Cucumber
8 4 (6.90%) SonarQube
9 3 (5.17%) FindBugs
9 3 (5.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.45%) Bugzilla
10 2 (3.45%) Gerrit
10 2 (3.45%) Gradle
10 2 (3.45%) Liquibase
10 2 (3.45%) Maven
10 2 (3.45%) Rational Team Concert
11 1 (1.72%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.72%) GitLab
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Electronics
2 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Developer
2 10 (17.24%) Lead DevOps
3 9 (15.52%) Test Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Environment And Release Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Operations Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Platform Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Release Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (5.17%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) REST
2 6 (10.34%) Ajax
2 6 (10.34%) RESTful
3 5 (8.62%) J2EE
3 5 (8.62%) Web Services
4 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.90%) JDBC
4 4 (6.90%) JSP
4 4 (6.90%) Swing
5 3 (5.17%) jQuery
5 3 (5.17%) JSON
5 3 (5.17%) Kafka
5 3 (5.17%) Node.js
5 3 (5.17%) Spring
6 2 (3.45%) CSS
6 2 (3.45%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.45%) HTML
6 2 (3.45%) JPA
6 2 (3.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Self-Motivation
1 11 (18.97%) User Experience
2 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.34%) Algorithms
5 4 (6.90%) Clustering
6 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.17%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (5.17%) Mainframe
6 3 (5.17%) Public Cloud
6 3 (5.17%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.72%) Arduino
7 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.72%) iPhone
7 1 (1.72%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Android
3 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.17%) Mac OS X
3 3 (5.17%) Windows
4 2 (3.45%) CentOS
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (53.45%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (50.00%) Scrum
4 28 (48.28%) Coaching
4 28 (48.28%) Mentoring
5 27 (46.55%) DevOps
6 24 (41.38%) BDD
7 19 (32.76%) Microservices
7 19 (32.76%) TDD
8 17 (29.31%) Kanban
9 16 (27.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (27.59%) SDLC
10 15 (25.86%) SFIA
11 13 (22.41%) Line Management
11 13 (22.41%) Performance Management
12 12 (20.69%) Deployment Automation
13 11 (18.97%) Release Management
14 9 (15.52%) OWASP
14 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
14 9 (15.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) Java
2 10 (17.24%) SQL
3 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 6 (10.34%) Python
5 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.90%) Perl
6 3 (5.17%) Ruby
7 2 (3.45%) Java 8
7 2 (3.45%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.72%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.72%) C
8 1 (1.72%) C#
8 1 (1.72%) C++
8 1 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) ISEB
3 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) WCAG
2 4 (6.90%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.62%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) Firmware
2 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Puppet
2 9 (15.52%) Nessus
3 8 (13.79%) Ansible
4 7 (12.07%) Terraform
5 4 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (5.17%) SCCM
7 2 (3.45%) HP ALM
7 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.72%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (1.72%) Grafana
8 1 (1.72%) Graylog
8 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Google
3 3 (5.17%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) HP
4 2 (3.45%) Informatica
4 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Atmel
5 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com