Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 22 September 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 33 60
Rank change year-on-year -13 +27 +66
Contract jobs citing JIRA 157 161 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.52% 5.59% 3.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.21% 25.16% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 138 69
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £342 £325 £305
90th Percentile £544 £597 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.97% +3.06% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £100.00 - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 862 640 707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.81% 22.23% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 465 473
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £306
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £403
% change year-on-year +5.00% -0.68% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.60 £28.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% +113.21% -64.67%
10th Percentile £16.96 £19.38 £12.83
90th Percentile £21.56 £37.33 £13.48
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year +6.41% +194.34% -62.14%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in West Yorkshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in West Yorkshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in West Yorkshire

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in West Yorkshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Leeds -12 121 £438 -2.78% 23
Bradford -1 14 £420 +0.30% 2
Halifax +4 7 £400 -13.51% 1
Huddersfield - 3 £390 -
Wakefield - 1 £375 - 1
JIRA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 118 (75.16%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (51.59%) Confluence
3 59 (37.58%) Microservices
4 53 (33.76%) Java
5 50 (31.85%) TDD
6 44 (28.03%) Git (software)
7 42 (26.75%) JavaScript
8 41 (26.11%) Test Automation
9 38 (24.20%) Scrum
10 37 (23.57%) SQL
10 37 (23.57%) MySQL
11 36 (22.93%) BDD
12 33 (21.02%) Slack
13 32 (20.38%) Cucumber
13 32 (20.38%) Jenkins
14 31 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (19.11%) Amazon AWS
15 30 (19.11%) DevOps
15 30 (19.11%) MongoDB
15 30 (19.11%) Node.js
16 28 (17.83%) REST
16 28 (17.83%) Selenium
17 26 (16.56%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (16.56%) SDLC
18 25 (15.92%) NoSQL
19 24 (15.29%) Mentoring
19 24 (15.29%) Docker
19 24 (15.29%) Software Engineering
20 23 (14.65%) Coaching
21 22 (14.01%) Linux

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 81 (51.59%) Confluence
2 10 (6.37%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.73%) Apache
4 6 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.18%) nginx
5 5 (3.18%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (5.10%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.64%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Capstone
2 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (21.02%) Slack
2 30 (19.11%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (11.46%) Trello
4 17 (10.83%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (5.73%) GitHub
6 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (3.82%) Serverless
8 4 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.91%) IaaS
9 3 (1.91%) PaaS
9 3 (1.91%) SaaS
10 2 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.64%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.64%) Office 365
11 1 (0.64%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.10%) SSH
2 5 (3.18%) Firewall
3 4 (2.55%) HTTP
4 2 (1.27%) SMS
4 2 (1.27%) WebEx
5 1 (0.64%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.57%) MySQL
2 30 (19.11%) MongoDB
3 26 (16.56%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (15.92%) NoSQL
5 13 (8.28%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (7.01%) Apache Hive
6 11 (7.01%) Big Data
7 10 (6.37%) SQL Server
8 7 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.18%) Couchbase
9 5 (3.18%) CouchDB
9 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (2.55%) Data Mart
10 4 (2.55%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.55%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.55%) SSDT
11 3 (1.91%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.64%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 44 (28.03%) Git (software)
2 32 (20.38%) Cucumber
2 32 (20.38%) Jenkins
3 28 (17.83%) Selenium
4 16 (10.19%) Bitbucket
5 13 (8.28%) Vagrant
6 12 (7.64%) Artifactory
7 11 (7.01%) PHPUnit
8 9 (5.73%) JUnit
9 8 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (3.82%) WebDriver
11 5 (3.18%) SpecFlow
12 4 (2.55%) git-flow
12 4 (2.55%) gulp
12 4 (2.55%) Maven
12 4 (2.55%) SonarQube
13 3 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.91%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.91%) Gatling
13 3 (1.91%) IntelliJ
General
1 20 (12.74%) Finance
2 7 (4.46%) Banking
3 6 (3.82%) Retail
4 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.27%) Legal
5 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (38.22%) Developer
2 33 (21.02%) Analyst
3 26 (16.56%) Java Developer
4 20 (12.74%) Business Analyst
5 16 (10.19%) PHP Developer
6 15 (9.55%) Software Engineer
7 12 (7.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (7.64%) Test Analyst
8 11 (7.01%) Agile Business Analyst
9 8 (5.10%) Scrum Master
10 7 (4.46%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (4.46%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.46%) Scala Developer
11 5 (3.18%) ETL Developer
11 5 (3.18%) Java Scala Developer
11 5 (3.18%) Lead DevOps
11 5 (3.18%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.18%) Senior DevOps
11 5 (3.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.18%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.11%) Node.js
2 28 (17.83%) REST
3 16 (10.19%) ActiveMQ
3 16 (10.19%) Doctrine
3 16 (10.19%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (8.28%) XML
5 12 (7.64%) HTML
5 12 (7.64%) Kafka
6 11 (7.01%) CSS
6 11 (7.01%) JSON
6 11 (7.01%) SOAP
6 11 (7.01%) Spring
7 10 (6.37%) .NET
7 10 (6.37%) RESTful
8 9 (5.73%) HTML5
9 8 (5.10%) OAuth
10 7 (4.46%) CSS3
10 7 (4.46%) Spring Boot
11 6 (3.82%) Hibernate
11 6 (3.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.37%) NHS
2 9 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.10%) PKI
4 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.82%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.55%) Clustering
6 4 (2.55%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.91%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.91%) User Experience
8 2 (1.27%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.01%) Linux
2 17 (10.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (7.01%) VMS
4 5 (3.18%) Unix
5 4 (2.55%) Windows
6 1 (0.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (75.16%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (37.58%) Microservices
3 50 (31.85%) TDD
4 41 (26.11%) Test Automation
5 38 (24.20%) Scrum
6 36 (22.93%) BDD
7 31 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (19.11%) DevOps
9 26 (16.56%) SDLC
10 24 (15.29%) Mentoring
10 24 (15.29%) Software Engineering
11 23 (14.65%) Coaching
12 20 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (11.46%) Pair Programming
14 16 (10.19%) Kanban
15 15 (9.55%) Integration Testing
16 14 (8.92%) Migration
17 13 (8.28%) Non-Functional Testing
18 12 (7.64%) CQRS
18 12 (7.64%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 53 (33.76%) Java
2 42 (26.75%) JavaScript
3 37 (23.57%) SQL
4 17 (10.83%) PHP
4 17 (10.83%) Python
5 13 (8.28%) PHP 7
6 10 (6.37%) Groovy
7 9 (5.73%) C#
8 8 (5.10%) Scala
9 7 (4.46%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.82%) Java 8
10 6 (3.82%) Perl
10 6 (3.82%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.18%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.91%) Ruby
13 2 (1.27%) C
13 2 (1.27%) Go
14 1 (0.64%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.64%) ES6
14 1 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (8.92%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.01%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.73%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (5.73%) Degree
4 7 (4.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.91%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.27%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.64%) CISA
7 1 (0.64%) CISM
7 1 (0.64%) CISSP
7 1 (0.64%) CRISC
7 1 (0.64%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.64%) GIAC
7 1 (0.64%) GSSP-.NET
7 1 (0.64%) GSSP-JAVA
7 1 (0.64%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.64%) ISACA
7 1 (0.64%) ISEB
7 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.18%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.91%) GDPR
3 2 (1.27%) PMO
3 2 (1.27%) QA
4 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (15.29%) Docker
2 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (11.46%) Terraform
2 16 (10.19%) Puppet
3 13 (8.28%) Grafana
4 11 (7.01%) Graylog
5 5 (3.18%) Ansible
6 4 (2.55%) Kibana
6 4 (2.55%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.27%) Graphite
7 2 (1.27%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (10.19%) Zend
2 15 (9.55%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.10%) Splunk
4 4 (2.55%) Oracle
5 3 (1.91%) Micro Focus
5 3 (1.91%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.27%) Adobe
6 2 (1.27%) Google
7 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.64%) Cramer
7 1 (0.64%) IBM
7 1 (0.64%) Sophos
7 1 (0.64%) Telerik
7 1 (0.64%) Webroot