Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 36 57
Rank change year-on-year -6 +21 -21
Contract jobs citing JIRA 47 145 145
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.33% 5.33% 4.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 25.09% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 91 109
Median daily rate £410 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £309 £270 £353
90th Percentile £550 £588 £578
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.60 £27.94 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.86% -22.39% -
10th Percentile £14.53 £27.15 £33.00
90th Percentile £25.53 £28.73 £39.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.60 £38.85 £68.00
% change year-on-year -49.55% -42.88% -

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 188 578 946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.31% 21.23% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 386 648
Median daily rate £495 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £319 £310
90th Percentile £638 £575 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £455 £403
% change year-on-year +4.40% +13.04% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £19.60 £31.47 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.73% +17.64% -17.69%
10th Percentile £14.53 £27.15 £17.93
90th Percentile £25.53 £35.00 £36.98
Median hourly rate £19.60 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -44.01% -13.58% +3.85%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in West Yorkshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JIRA in West Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for JIRA in West Yorkshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JIRA in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for JIRA in West Yorkshire

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JIRA in West Yorkshire.

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 14 July 2020. 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 -2 41 £500 +11.11% 10
Bradford +14 5 £361 -19.79%
JIRA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 40 (85.11%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (70.21%) Confluence
3 23 (48.94%) Test Automation
4 22 (46.81%) Scrum
5 20 (42.55%) Git (software)
6 19 (40.43%) Slack
7 17 (36.17%) Kanban
7 17 (36.17%) Finance
7 17 (36.17%) Java
8 16 (34.04%) Splunk
8 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
8 16 (34.04%) AppDynamics
9 15 (31.91%) Mobile App
9 15 (31.91%) AWS
10 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
10 14 (29.79%) REST
11 13 (27.66%) Maven
11 13 (27.66%) JSON
11 13 (27.66%) Unit Testing
11 13 (27.66%) Selenium
11 13 (27.66%) Performance Testing
11 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
12 12 (25.53%) DNS
12 12 (25.53%) SSL
12 12 (25.53%) Firewall
12 12 (25.53%) Security Testing
12 12 (25.53%) Reverse Proxy
12 12 (25.53%) Spring
12 12 (25.53%) F5
12 12 (25.53%) GitHub

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 33 (70.21%) Confluence
2 7 (14.89%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (14.89%) Mule
3 3 (6.38%) SAS
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 19 (40.43%) Slack
2 15 (31.91%) AWS
3 12 (25.53%) GCP
3 12 (25.53%) GitHub
4 7 (14.89%) npm
5 6 (12.77%) Azure
6 2 (4.26%) Trello
7 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.13%) Google Sheets
7 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
2 12 (25.53%) DNS
2 12 (25.53%) Firewall
2 12 (25.53%) Reverse Proxy
2 12 (25.53%) SSL
3 3 (6.38%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
4 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Git (software)
2 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
3 13 (27.66%) Maven
3 13 (27.66%) Selenium
4 11 (23.40%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (19.15%) JUnit
6 8 (17.02%) Mockito
7 6 (12.77%) Xcode
8 4 (8.51%) Android Studio
8 4 (8.51%) CocoaPods
8 4 (8.51%) SpecFlow
9 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
9 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
10 2 (4.26%) fastlane
10 2 (4.26%) Gradle
10 2 (4.26%) JMeter
10 2 (4.26%) Subversion
11 1 (2.13%) Postman
11 1 (2.13%) REST Assured
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Public Sector
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Local Government
6 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Analyst
1 8 (17.02%) Developer
2 6 (12.77%) iOS Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Programme Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Tester
4 3 (6.38%) Automation Tester
5 2 (4.26%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) REST
2 13 (27.66%) JSON
3 12 (25.53%) Spring
4 11 (23.40%) Node.js
4 11 (23.40%) Spring Boot
5 8 (17.02%) Jest
6 7 (14.89%) Enzyme
6 7 (14.89%) Express
6 7 (14.89%) Redux
6 7 (14.89%) WireMock
7 6 (12.77%) XML
8 4 (8.51%) Gherkin
8 4 (8.51%) React
9 3 (6.38%) Web Services
10 2 (4.26%) .NET
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (2.13%) Material Design
11 1 (2.13%) SOAP
11 1 (2.13%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Mobile App
2 9 (19.15%) User Experience
3 7 (14.89%) NHS
4 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.26%) iPad
4 2 (4.26%) iPhone
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Android
1 6 (12.77%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (85.11%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (48.94%) Test Automation
3 22 (46.81%) Scrum
4 17 (36.17%) Kanban
5 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
6 13 (27.66%) Performance Testing
6 13 (27.66%) Unit Testing
7 12 (25.53%) Security Testing
8 11 (23.40%) Change Management
8 11 (23.40%) Project Management
9 10 (21.28%) DevOps
9 10 (21.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 10 (21.28%) Migration
10 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (19.15%) Lean UX
11 8 (17.02%) Pair Programming
12 7 (14.89%) Load Balancing
12 7 (14.89%) Project Delivery
13 6 (12.77%) API Development
13 6 (12.77%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) ES6
3 6 (12.77%) Apple Swift
4 5 (10.64%) Kotlin
4 5 (10.64%) Python
4 5 (10.64%) SQL
5 4 (8.51%) C#
5 4 (8.51%) Java 8
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.26%) ANSI SQL
7 2 (4.26%) C
7 2 (4.26%) C++
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
7 2 (4.26%) PHP
7 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.13%) R
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.13%) PMO
3 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) AppDynamics
1 16 (34.04%) Splunk
2 12 (25.53%) F5
3 7 (14.89%) Blue Coat
4 4 (8.51%) Google
5 3 (6.38%) Databricks
6 2 (4.26%) Apple
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.13%) Perforce