Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 35 64
Rank change year-on-year -14 +29 +80
Contract jobs citing JIRA 152 147 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.47% 5.30% 3.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.40% 24.14% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 97 79
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £356 £333 £303
90th Percentile £575 £575 £545
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £36.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £68.00 - -

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 927 609 707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 27.26% 21.94% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 428 495
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £308 £300 £303
90th Percentile £538 £511 £520
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year +49.09% - -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -12 128 £438 +1.74% 23
Bradford -8 7 £421 -21.63% 1
Halifax +2 5 £400 +0.50%
Wakefield - 2 £363 -
Pudsey - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 £400 - 1
Brighouse - 1 £250 -
JIRA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 132 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (55.26%) Confluence
3 61 (40.13%) Scrum
4 60 (39.47%) Java
5 56 (36.84%) TDD
6 53 (34.87%) Test Automation
7 51 (33.55%) Git (software)
7 51 (33.55%) Jenkins
7 51 (33.55%) Microservices
8 49 (32.24%) SQL
9 47 (30.92%) JavaScript
9 47 (30.92%) BDD
10 42 (27.63%) Slack
11 41 (26.97%) Mentoring
12 40 (26.32%) Coaching
13 38 (25.00%) MySQL
13 38 (25.00%) Kanban
13 38 (25.00%) Software Engineering
14 37 (24.34%) Open Source
15 36 (23.68%) MongoDB
15 36 (23.68%) NoSQL
15 36 (23.68%) Node.js
16 35 (23.03%) REST
17 34 (22.37%) Cucumber
17 34 (22.37%) SFIA
17 34 (22.37%) Linux
18 33 (21.71%) PostgreSQL
19 30 (19.74%) JUnit
20 28 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 26 (17.11%) Integration Testing

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 84 (55.26%) Confluence
2 17 (11.18%) Apache
3 5 (3.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (3.29%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.63%) nginx
4 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.66%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.66%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (6.58%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Capstone
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (27.63%) Slack
2 17 (11.18%) Trello
3 8 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.26%) GitHub
4 4 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.32%) CloudBees
5 2 (1.32%) IaaS
5 2 (1.32%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.32%) PaaS
6 1 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.63%) Firewall
1 4 (2.63%) HTTP
2 3 (1.97%) SSH
3 2 (1.32%) SMS
3 2 (1.32%) WebEx
4 1 (0.66%) ATM
4 1 (0.66%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.00%) MySQL
2 36 (23.68%) MongoDB
2 36 (23.68%) NoSQL
3 33 (21.71%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (11.18%) Apache Hive
5 17 (11.18%) Big Data
6 7 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.61%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.29%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.29%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.97%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.97%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.97%) Data Mart
8 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.97%) SSDT
9 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 51 (33.55%) Git (software)
1 51 (33.55%) Jenkins
2 34 (22.37%) Cucumber
3 30 (19.74%) JUnit
4 19 (12.50%) Jasmine
5 17 (11.18%) Artifactory
6 15 (9.87%) Selenium
7 12 (7.89%) Bitbucket
8 10 (6.58%) SpecFlow
9 7 (4.61%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.95%) Maven
10 6 (3.95%) SonarQube
11 5 (3.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (3.29%) Grunt
11 5 (3.29%) gulp
11 5 (3.29%) JIRA Agile
11 5 (3.29%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.97%) Vagrant
13 2 (1.32%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (11.18%) Finance
2 6 (3.95%) Banking
2 6 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.29%) Retail
4 3 (1.97%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Games
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (31.58%) Developer
2 36 (23.68%) Analyst
3 25 (16.45%) Java Developer
4 23 (15.13%) Software Engineer
5 21 (13.82%) Business Analyst
6 14 (9.21%) Test Analyst
7 10 (6.58%) Agile Business Analyst
8 9 (5.92%) Java Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) JavaScript Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) PHP Developer
8 9 (5.92%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
10 7 (4.61%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (4.61%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Architect
11 5 (3.29%) Consultant
11 5 (3.29%) Lead DevOps
11 5 (3.29%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (23.68%) Node.js
2 35 (23.03%) REST
3 24 (15.79%) Spring
4 22 (14.47%) ActiveMQ
4 22 (14.47%) RabbitMQ
5 20 (13.16%) Kafka
6 17 (11.18%) Spring Boot
7 14 (9.21%) Spring Batch
7 14 (9.21%) Spring Security
8 11 (7.24%) CSS
8 11 (7.24%) HTML
9 8 (5.26%) JSON
9 8 (5.26%) Web Services
9 8 (5.26%) XML
10 7 (4.61%) .NET
10 7 (4.61%) Hibernate
10 7 (4.61%) RESTful
10 7 (4.61%) SOAP
11 6 (3.95%) Doctrine
12 5 (3.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.92%) User Experience
2 8 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.95%) NHS
4 5 (3.29%) iPhone
5 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.63%) Clustering
5 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.97%) PKI
6 3 (1.97%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.66%) iPad
8 1 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.37%) Linux
2 28 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (3.95%) Android
4 4 (2.63%) Unix
5 2 (1.32%) VMS
5 2 (1.32%) Windows
6 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (40.13%) Scrum
3 56 (36.84%) TDD
4 53 (34.87%) Test Automation
5 51 (33.55%) Microservices
6 47 (30.92%) BDD
7 41 (26.97%) Mentoring
8 40 (26.32%) Coaching
9 38 (25.00%) Kanban
9 38 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 37 (24.34%) Open Source
11 34 (22.37%) SFIA
12 26 (17.11%) Integration Testing
13 23 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (15.13%) User Stories
14 19 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (10.53%) DevOps
15 16 (10.53%) SDLC
16 14 (9.21%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (9.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 60 (39.47%) Java
2 49 (32.24%) SQL
3 47 (30.92%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.89%) Python
5 9 (5.92%) PHP
6 7 (4.61%) C#
7 6 (3.95%) Java 8
8 5 (3.29%) Groovy
8 5 (3.29%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.63%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.63%) Perl
10 3 (1.97%) PHP 7
10 3 (1.97%) Scala
11 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.66%) C++
12 1 (0.66%) ES6
12 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.92%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.95%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.63%) Degree
4 4 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.32%) ISEB
6 2 (1.32%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.66%) CISA
7 1 (0.66%) CISM
7 1 (0.66%) CISSP
7 1 (0.66%) CRISC
7 1 (0.66%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.66%) GIAC
7 1 (0.66%) GSSP-.NET
7 1 (0.66%) GSSP-JAVA
7 1 (0.66%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.66%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) GDPR
3 2 (1.32%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (9.21%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (16.45%) Puppet
2 24 (15.79%) Terraform
3 17 (11.18%) Grafana
3 17 (11.18%) Graylog
4 5 (3.29%) Ansible
5 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.66%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.66%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.66%) vRealize
6 1 (0.66%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 25 (16.45%) Red Hat
2 11 (7.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.95%) Atlassian
3 6 (3.95%) Zend
4 5 (3.29%) Adobe
4 5 (3.29%) Oracle
4 5 (3.29%) Splunk
5 3 (1.97%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.32%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.66%) Cramer
7 1 (0.66%) HP
7 1 (0.66%) IBM
7 1 (0.66%) JDA
7 1 (0.66%) VMware