Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 38 60
Rank change year-on-year +7 +22 +12
Contract jobs citing JIRA 185 166 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.60% 5.51% 3.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.89% 23.28% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 166 65
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £321 £283
90th Percentile £588 £638 £585
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 688 713 526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.81% 23.66% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 522 330
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £413 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +1.23% +7.24%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £287
90th Percentile £575 £538 £527
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £413
% change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 - £18.00
10th Percentile £20.04 - £10.69
90th Percentile £49.50 - £27.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.35% +136.11% -55.00%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -2 149 £463 +1.65% 29
Bradford -11 11 £423 +2.42% 4
Halifax +9 8 £342 -15.56% 3
Wakefield +1 2 £325 +8.33%
Bingley -6 1 £375 -16.67%
Huddersfield -7 1 £190 -
JIRA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 108 (58.38%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (54.05%) Confluence
3 62 (33.51%) Microservices
4 60 (32.43%) Test Automation
5 55 (29.73%) Java
6 54 (29.19%) JavaScript
7 52 (28.11%) Git (software)
8 49 (26.49%) Coaching
8 49 (26.49%) SDLC
8 49 (26.49%) Linux
9 44 (23.78%) Amazon AWS
9 44 (23.78%) Jenkins
10 43 (23.24%) TDD
11 42 (22.70%) Slack
12 41 (22.16%) Mentoring
12 41 (22.16%) BDD
13 40 (21.62%) Software Engineering
14 38 (20.54%) Scrum
14 38 (20.54%) MySQL
14 38 (20.54%) Node.js
15 36 (19.46%) REST
15 36 (19.46%) SQL
16 34 (18.38%) Cucumber
17 33 (17.84%) Amazon EC2
17 33 (17.84%) DevOps
18 32 (17.30%) Finance
18 32 (17.30%) Selenium
18 32 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
19 30 (16.22%) MongoDB
20 29 (15.68%) Red Hat Enterprise 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
1 100 (54.05%) Confluence
2 12 (6.49%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.24%) nginx
4 4 (2.16%) Apache
4 4 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.62%) CMS
6 2 (1.08%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.08%) IIS
6 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.08%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.54%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.62%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.62%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.54%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.54%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 44 (23.78%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (22.70%) Slack
3 33 (17.84%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (9.19%) Amazon S3
4 17 (9.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 16 (8.65%) AWS Lambda
5 16 (8.65%) Route 53
5 16 (8.65%) Serverless
6 15 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (8.11%) SaaS
7 13 (7.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 13 (7.03%) IaaS
8 11 (5.95%) PaaS
9 10 (5.41%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (4.32%) GitHub
11 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (3.24%) Trello
13 4 (2.16%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (1.08%) AWS CloudTrail
14 2 (1.08%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.49%) DNS
1 12 (6.49%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.95%) Firewall
2 11 (5.95%) ICMP
2 11 (5.95%) VPN
3 9 (4.86%) HTTP
4 5 (2.70%) SSH
5 1 (0.54%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.54%) MySQL
2 30 (16.22%) MongoDB
3 28 (15.14%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (13.51%) Amazon RDS
4 25 (13.51%) NoSQL
5 15 (8.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.70%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.62%) Big Data
7 3 (1.62%) Data Lake
7 3 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.08%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.54%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.54%) DB2
9 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.54%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 52 (28.11%) Git (software)
2 44 (23.78%) Jenkins
3 34 (18.38%) Cucumber
4 32 (17.30%) Selenium
5 16 (8.65%) GitLab
6 14 (7.57%) Vagrant
7 11 (5.95%) JMeter
7 11 (5.95%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (5.95%) PHPUnit
8 10 (5.41%) Bitbucket
8 10 (5.41%) SonarQube
8 10 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (4.86%) HP UFT
10 6 (3.24%) Burp Suite
10 6 (3.24%) Gatling
10 6 (3.24%) LoadRunner
11 5 (2.70%) gulp
12 4 (2.16%) Artifactory
12 4 (2.16%) git-flow
12 4 (2.16%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (17.30%) Finance
2 6 (3.24%) Banking
3 5 (2.70%) Retail
4 4 (2.16%) Legal
5 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.54%) Games
6 1 (0.54%) Law
6 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (24.86%) Developer
2 38 (20.54%) Analyst
3 23 (12.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (11.89%) Business Analyst
5 16 (8.65%) Software Engineer
6 15 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 15 (8.11%) Test Analyst
7 12 (6.49%) Agile Business Analyst
7 12 (6.49%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.49%) Test Engineer
8 11 (5.95%) AWS DevOps
8 11 (5.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.95%) AWS Engineer
8 11 (5.95%) PHP Developer
9 8 (4.32%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.78%) Scrum Master
11 6 (3.24%) Tester
12 5 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
12 5 (2.70%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.54%) Node.js
2 36 (19.46%) REST
3 11 (5.95%) Doctrine
3 11 (5.95%) HTML
4 9 (4.86%) SOAP
4 9 (4.86%) Web Services
5 8 (4.32%) CSS
5 8 (4.32%) RESTful
5 8 (4.32%) XML
6 7 (3.78%) HTML5
6 7 (3.78%) JSON
7 6 (3.24%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (2.70%) CSS3
8 5 (2.70%) jQuery
8 5 (2.70%) OAuth
8 5 (2.70%) React
8 5 (2.70%) Sass
9 4 (2.16%) .NET
9 4 (2.16%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.16%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.11%) Public Cloud
2 11 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.41%) NHS
4 6 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.70%) Clustering
5 5 (2.70%) PKI
6 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.08%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.08%) SCADA
6 2 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.54%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.54%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.54%) PMI
7 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (26.49%) Linux
2 29 (15.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (5.95%) VMS
4 5 (2.70%) CentOS
4 5 (2.70%) Windows
5 1 (0.54%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (58.38%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (33.51%) Microservices
3 60 (32.43%) Test Automation
4 49 (26.49%) Coaching
4 49 (26.49%) SDLC
5 43 (23.24%) TDD
6 41 (22.16%) BDD
6 41 (22.16%) Mentoring
7 40 (21.62%) Software Engineering
8 38 (20.54%) Scrum
9 33 (17.84%) DevOps
10 32 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (11.89%) User Stories
12 21 (11.35%) Configuration Management
13 20 (10.81%) Open Source
13 20 (10.81%) Software Delivery
14 18 (9.73%) Kanban
14 18 (9.73%) Non-Functional Testing
15 16 (8.65%) Load Balancing
16 15 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (29.73%) Java
2 54 (29.19%) JavaScript
3 36 (19.46%) SQL
4 16 (8.65%) Bash Shell
5 15 (8.11%) Python
6 13 (7.03%) PHP
7 11 (5.95%) PHP 7
8 6 (3.24%) C#
8 6 (3.24%) Perl
8 6 (3.24%) Ruby
8 6 (3.24%) Scala
9 3 (1.62%) C
9 3 (1.62%) Groovy
9 3 (1.62%) Java 8
9 3 (1.62%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.54%) JCL
11 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.54%) Prolog
11 1 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (12.97%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.27%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (3.24%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.70%) Degree
5 5 (2.70%) ISEB
6 4 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.08%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.08%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.54%) APMP
8 1 (0.54%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.03%) QA
2 6 (3.24%) WCAG
3 5 (2.70%) PMO
4 4 (2.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.62%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.54%) HL7
6 1 (0.54%) P3O
6 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (12.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 15 (8.11%) Puppet
2 11 (5.95%) Terraform
3 10 (5.41%) Grafana
4 8 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.24%) Kubernetes
5 6 (3.24%) Nessus
6 5 (2.70%) Ansible
7 4 (2.16%) Graphite
7 4 (2.16%) Packer
7 4 (2.16%) Prometheus
7 4 (2.16%) Rancher
8 2 (1.08%) Graylog
8 2 (1.08%) Kibana
9 1 (0.54%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.54%) Mesos
Vendors
1 22 (11.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.95%) Zend
3 4 (2.16%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.16%) Black Duck
3 4 (2.16%) Google
3 4 (2.16%) HP
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle
3 4 (2.16%) SAP
4 3 (1.62%) Adobe
4 3 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.08%) Splunk
5 2 (1.08%) Telerik
6 1 (0.54%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.54%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (0.54%) IBM
6 1 (0.54%) Sophos
6 1 (0.54%) Webroot