Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 32 36
Rank change year-on-year -20 +4 +20
Contract jobs citing JIRA 84 195 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.66% 5.68% 5.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.81% 26.14% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 136 169
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +10.47%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £320
90th Percentile £588 £574 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £465
% change year-on-year +5.88% -8.60% +5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.63 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.63 - £45.00

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 424 746 710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.49% 21.73% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 514 526
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +1.82%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.71% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year -15.66% -5.14% +230.19%

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 13 December 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 13 December 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 -25 61 £500 +11.11% 29
Bradford +10 11 £406 -3.27% 2
Pudsey - 3 - -
Halifax +1 1 - -
JIRA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 74 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (69.05%) Confluence
3 41 (48.81%) Scrum
4 38 (45.24%) Test Automation
5 35 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 32 (38.10%) Git (software)
7 29 (34.52%) GitHub
7 29 (34.52%) Slack
8 27 (32.14%) Kanban
9 26 (30.95%) Sonatype Nexus
10 25 (29.76%) Banking
11 24 (28.57%) REST
12 23 (27.38%) Finance
13 22 (26.19%) JSON
13 22 (26.19%) Java
14 20 (23.81%) DevOps
15 18 (21.43%) JUnit
15 18 (21.43%) Splunk
15 18 (21.43%) Android
15 18 (21.43%) Selenium
16 17 (20.24%) Android Development
16 17 (20.24%) Maven
17 16 (19.05%) Spring
17 16 (19.05%) Apple iOS
17 16 (19.05%) Spring Boot
18 15 (17.86%) User Experience
18 15 (17.86%) iOS Development
19 14 (16.67%) Mobile App
19 14 (16.67%) AWS
19 14 (16.67%) SQL

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 58 (69.05%) Confluence
2 8 (9.52%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (9.52%) Mule
3 3 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.38%) Apache
4 2 (2.38%) SAS
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (1.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 29 (34.52%) GitHub
1 29 (34.52%) Slack
2 14 (16.67%) AWS
3 9 (10.71%) Azure
4 7 (8.33%) npm
5 4 (4.76%) OneDrive
6 3 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.57%) Office 365
6 3 (3.57%) Power Platform
7 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.38%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.19%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.19%) BrowserStack
8 1 (1.19%) GCP
8 1 (1.19%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 3 (3.57%) OpenVPN
2 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.57%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (1.19%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.19%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.19%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.19%) SSH
4 1 (1.19%) VoIP
4 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) Power BI
2 2 (2.38%) Apache Hive
2 2 (2.38%) Big Data
2 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.38%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.19%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.19%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (1.19%) MySQL
3 1 (1.19%) Parquet
3 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Navigator
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.19%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 35 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 32 (38.10%) Git (software)
3 26 (30.95%) Sonatype Nexus
4 18 (21.43%) JUnit
4 18 (21.43%) Selenium
5 17 (20.24%) Maven
6 13 (15.48%) Mockito
6 13 (15.48%) Xcode
7 10 (11.90%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.76%) Gatling
9 3 (3.57%) Bitbucket
9 3 (3.57%) SonarQube
10 2 (2.38%) Hudson
10 2 (2.38%) JMeter
10 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.38%) TestNG
11 1 (1.19%) Ant
11 1 (1.19%) ClearCase
11 1 (1.19%) ClearQuest
11 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (29.76%) Banking
2 23 (27.38%) Finance
3 9 (10.71%) Retail Banking
4 7 (8.33%) Public Sector
5 5 (5.95%) Financial Institution
5 5 (5.95%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) Law
6 1 (1.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Developer
2 18 (21.43%) Analyst
3 17 (20.24%) Android Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) iOS Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Lead DevOps
8 4 (4.76%) Product Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Tester
9 3 (3.57%) Agile Tester
9 3 (3.57%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.57%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (3.57%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.57%) REST
2 22 (26.19%) JSON
3 16 (19.05%) Spring
3 16 (19.05%) Spring Boot
4 13 (15.48%) Node.js
5 8 (9.52%) Enzyme
5 8 (9.52%) Jest
5 8 (9.52%) WireMock
6 7 (8.33%) Express
6 7 (8.33%) React
6 7 (8.33%) Redux
7 5 (5.95%) Dagger
7 5 (5.95%) Material Design
7 5 (5.95%) Retrofit
7 5 (5.95%) RxJava
8 4 (4.76%) XML
9 3 (3.57%) SailPoint
10 2 (2.38%) CSS
10 2 (2.38%) Gherkin
10 2 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) User Experience
2 14 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.33%) NHS
4 6 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.19%) Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) PKI
6 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.43%) Android
2 16 (19.05%) Apple iOS
3 9 (10.71%) Windows
4 8 (9.52%) Linux
5 4 (4.76%) Unix
6 1 (1.19%) CentOS
6 1 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (48.81%) Scrum
3 38 (45.24%) Test Automation
4 27 (32.14%) Kanban
5 20 (23.81%) DevOps
6 17 (20.24%) Android Development
7 15 (17.86%) iOS Development
8 12 (14.29%) Pair Programming
9 11 (13.10%) Business Analysis
10 10 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (11.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 10 (11.90%) Test Scripting
11 9 (10.71%) Analytics
11 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.71%) User Stories
12 8 (9.52%) Load Balancing
13 7 (8.33%) Change Management
13 7 (8.33%) Risk Management
13 7 (8.33%) Test Strategy
13 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.19%) Java
2 14 (16.67%) SQL
3 13 (15.48%) Apple Swift
4 8 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.52%) Python
5 7 (8.33%) ES6
5 7 (8.33%) Java 8
6 5 (5.95%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.19%) C
7 1 (1.19%) C#
7 1 (1.19%) C++
7 1 (1.19%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.19%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.19%) R
7 1 (1.19%) Ruby
7 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) ISEB
1 5 (5.95%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) Docker
2 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.38%) HDFS
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.57%) FreeIPA
2 3 (3.57%) Grafana
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (3.57%) Prometheus
2 3 (3.57%) Puppet
2 3 (3.57%) Terraform
3 2 (2.38%) Ansible
3 2 (2.38%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.19%) Ambari
4 1 (1.19%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (1.19%) Oozie
4 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Splunk
2 14 (16.67%) AppDynamics
3 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 7 (8.33%) F5
4 7 (8.33%) Oracle
5 5 (5.95%) Google
6 4 (4.76%) HP
6 4 (4.76%) VMware
7 3 (3.57%) Black Duck
7 3 (3.57%) Citrix
8 2 (2.38%) Adobe
8 2 (2.38%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.38%) Databricks
8 2 (2.38%) Sonatype
8 2 (2.38%) Tableau
9 1 (1.19%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.19%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.19%) Informatica