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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 63 108
Rank change year-on-year +32 +45  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 81 63 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.65% 3.06% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.39% 16.20% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 31 7
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £498 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +8.82% +37.09%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 319 389 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 22.26% 18.90% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 268 232
Median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £28.25 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +18 63 £423 +5.62% 13
Halifax +7 2 £400 -6.86%
Bradford - 1 - -
JIRA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 102 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (55.78%) Jenkins
3 78 (53.06%) Java
4 77 (52.38%) Confluence
5 66 (44.90%) Git (software)
6 62 (42.18%) Open Source
7 58 (39.46%) HTML
8 57 (38.78%) Spring
9 55 (37.41%) Test Automation
10 52 (35.37%) Python
11 51 (34.69%) RESTful
12 50 (34.01%) Scrum
13 49 (33.33%) Linux
14 47 (31.97%) JSON
15 45 (30.61%) JavaScript
16 43 (29.25%) CSS
16 43 (29.25%) REST
17 41 (27.89%) HTML5
18 40 (27.21%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (25.17%) Ruby
19 37 (25.17%) JUnit
19 37 (25.17%) NoSQL
20 36 (24.49%) Scala
21 34 (23.13%) Django
21 34 (23.13%) TDD
22 33 (22.45%) Google
22 33 (22.45%) MongoDB
23 32 (21.77%) CSS3
23 32 (21.77%) Play Framework
23 32 (21.77%) Subversion

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 77 (52.38%) Confluence
2 5 (3.40%) Apache
2 5 (3.40%) CMS
3 3 (2.04%) nginx
3 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.36%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.68%) Drupal
5 1 (0.68%) Tornado
5 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.40%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.68%) HipChat
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.84%) Slack
2 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.36%) GitHub
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.68%) Firebase
4 1 (0.68%) IaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.68%) Office 365
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Trello
4 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.05%) HTTP
2 7 (4.76%) Firewall
3 2 (1.36%) Internet
4 1 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.17%) NoSQL
2 33 (22.45%) MongoDB
3 30 (20.41%) MySQL
4 24 (16.33%) Relational Database
5 12 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (6.80%) CouchDB
7 7 (4.76%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.68%) GIS
Development Applications
1 82 (55.78%) Jenkins
2 66 (44.90%) Git (software)
3 37 (25.17%) JUnit
4 32 (21.77%) Subversion
5 27 (18.37%) Cucumber
6 16 (10.88%) Selenium
7 9 (6.12%) Jasmine
8 7 (4.76%) Eclipse
8 7 (4.76%) JMeter
8 7 (4.76%) Maven
9 5 (3.40%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.72%) Gatling
11 3 (2.04%) Android Studio
11 3 (2.04%) GitLab
11 3 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.36%) Ant
12 2 (1.36%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.36%) IntelliJ
General
1 20 (13.61%) Retail
2 19 (12.93%) Finance
3 7 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.08%) Banking
5 5 (3.40%) Marketing
6 3 (2.04%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.36%) Electronics
7 2 (1.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 67 (45.58%) Developer
2 34 (23.13%) Java Developer
3 25 (17.01%) Analyst
4 22 (14.97%) Scala Developer
5 16 (10.88%) Business Analyst
6 14 (9.52%) Architect
7 13 (8.84%) Software Engineer
8 10 (6.80%) Java Scala Developer
9 9 (6.12%) Java Architect
9 9 (6.12%) Technical Architect
10 8 (5.44%) Java Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) Java Software Engineer
11 7 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (4.08%) Consultant
12 6 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (4.08%) Tester
13 5 (3.40%) Agile Business Analyst
13 5 (3.40%) Digital Analyst
13 5 (3.40%) Digital Business Analyst
13 5 (3.40%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (39.46%) HTML
2 57 (38.78%) Spring
3 51 (34.69%) RESTful
4 47 (31.97%) JSON
5 43 (29.25%) CSS
5 43 (29.25%) REST
6 41 (27.89%) HTML5
7 34 (23.13%) Django
8 32 (21.77%) CSS3
8 32 (21.77%) Play Framework
9 28 (19.05%) Ajax
9 28 (19.05%) Guice
9 28 (19.05%) Ruby on Rails
10 26 (17.69%) Spring MVC
11 17 (11.56%) Hibernate
12 14 (9.52%) Node.js
13 10 (6.80%) Grails
14 8 (5.44%) jQuery
15 7 (4.76%) Web Services
15 7 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.56%) User Experience
2 12 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.40%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.04%) Wiki
6 2 (1.36%) Clustering
6 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (8.16%) Android
4 9 (6.12%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.40%) Windows
6 3 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.04%) Unix
7 2 (1.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.68%) VMS
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (42.18%) Open Source
3 55 (37.41%) Test Automation
4 50 (34.01%) Scrum
5 40 (27.21%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (23.13%) TDD
7 32 (21.77%) Configuration Management
8 30 (20.41%) Software Engineering
9 29 (19.73%) MVC
10 27 (18.37%) OWASP
11 25 (17.01%) BDD
12 24 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 22 (14.97%) Microservices
13 22 (14.97%) Web Design
14 17 (11.56%) Kanban
14 17 (11.56%) User Stories
15 15 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (8.16%) Pair Programming
16 12 (8.16%) SDLC
16 12 (8.16%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 78 (53.06%) Java
2 52 (35.37%) Python
3 45 (30.61%) JavaScript
4 37 (25.17%) Ruby
5 36 (24.49%) Scala
6 31 (21.09%) SQL
7 30 (20.41%) C#
8 12 (8.16%) Groovy
9 10 (6.80%) Perl
10 6 (4.08%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.40%) PHP
12 4 (2.72%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.72%) C++
12 4 (2.72%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.72%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.04%) C
13 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.68%) Korn
14 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.36%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.36%) ISEB
2 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) CCDP
3 1 (0.68%) CCNP
3 1 (0.68%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.68%) CISM
3 1 (0.68%) CISSP
3 1 (0.68%) Degree
3 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.88%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) HL7
2 2 (1.36%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (8.16%) Docker
2 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (15.65%) Puppet
2 13 (8.84%) Ansible
3 10 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (6.12%) vCenter Server
4 9 (6.12%) vRealize
5 2 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.36%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.36%) Rancher
6 1 (0.68%) SCCM
6 1 (0.68%) SCOM
6 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (22.45%) Google
2 10 (6.80%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.80%) Red Hat
3 9 (6.12%) VMware
4 5 (3.40%) Splunk
5 4 (2.72%) hybris
6 3 (2.04%) IBM
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle
7 2 (1.36%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.36%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco
8 1 (0.68%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.68%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday