Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 65 110
Rank change year-on-year +27 +45 +19
Contract jobs citing JIRA 164 123 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.41% 3.44% 1.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.87% 20.50% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 68 46
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +14.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £323 £256 £263
90th Percentile £638 £508 £511
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £32.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.00

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 717 600 785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.63% 16.77% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 390 527
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £406 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +14.44% +1.43%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £271
90th Percentile £538 £500 £508
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £414 £370
% change year-on-year -0.30% +11.82% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -68.24% +185.91%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +214.81% -66.25% +14.51%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +18 132 £500 +16.28% 20
Bradford +18 7 £413 -
Halifax +8 3 £465 +8.20%
Wakefield - 3 £300 -
Bingley - 1 £450 -
JIRA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 113 (68.90%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (58.54%) Confluence
3 80 (48.78%) Git (software)
4 78 (47.56%) Jenkins
5 73 (44.51%) Java
6 62 (37.80%) Scrum
7 59 (35.98%) Microservices
8 56 (34.15%) REST
8 56 (34.15%) Linux
9 47 (28.66%) JavaScript
10 46 (28.05%) Test Automation
10 46 (28.05%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (27.44%) Open Source
12 43 (26.22%) Slack
13 41 (25.00%) TDD
13 41 (25.00%) Spring
14 40 (24.39%) BDD
14 40 (24.39%) Docker
15 38 (23.17%) Software Engineering
16 37 (22.56%) Mentoring
16 37 (22.56%) Coaching
17 36 (21.95%) Cucumber
17 36 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 35 (21.34%) Python
18 35 (21.34%) Configuration Management
18 35 (21.34%) Puppet
19 34 (20.73%) PostgreSQL
20 33 (20.12%) JUnit
21 32 (19.51%) SQL
22 31 (18.90%) MySQL

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 96 (58.54%) Confluence
2 16 (9.76%) nginx
3 13 (7.93%) Apache Spark
4 6 (3.66%) Apache
5 5 (3.05%) Apache Solr
5 5 (3.05%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.83%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.83%) JBoss
7 3 (1.83%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.22%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.61%) CMS
9 1 (0.61%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.61%) InDesign
3 1 (0.61%) InVision
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 43 (26.22%) Slack
2 12 (7.32%) GitHub
3 9 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (3.05%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (3.05%) Trello
6 4 (2.44%) IaaS
6 4 (2.44%) PaaS
6 4 (2.44%) SaaS
7 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (1.22%) Heroku
8 2 (1.22%) npm
9 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.61%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.61%) Firebase
9 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.61%) Office 365
9 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.29%) HTTP
2 5 (3.05%) Kerberos
3 4 (2.44%) LAN
3 4 (2.44%) VPN
3 4 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (0.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.73%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (18.90%) MySQL
3 29 (17.68%) MongoDB
4 28 (17.07%) NoSQL
5 23 (14.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (13.41%) Relational Database
7 17 (10.37%) Big Data
8 15 (9.15%) Hadoop
9 11 (6.71%) HBase
10 9 (5.49%) Apache Hive
11 8 (4.88%) Sqoop
12 6 (3.66%) Impala
13 4 (2.44%) SQL Server
14 3 (1.83%) RDBMS
15 2 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
15 2 (1.22%) DB2
15 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 1 (0.61%) Mixpanel
16 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 80 (48.78%) Git (software)
2 78 (47.56%) Jenkins
3 36 (21.95%) Cucumber
4 33 (20.12%) JUnit
5 17 (10.37%) SonarQube
6 16 (9.76%) Subversion
7 15 (9.15%) Maven
8 14 (8.54%) Jasmine
9 8 (4.88%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.66%) Mockito
11 5 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (3.05%) IntelliJ
11 5 (3.05%) JMeter
11 5 (3.05%) Selenium
12 4 (2.44%) Grunt
12 4 (2.44%) gulp
12 4 (2.44%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.83%) Flyway
13 3 (1.83%) LoadRunner
13 3 (1.83%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (14.02%) Finance
2 11 (6.71%) Banking
3 10 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.49%) Retail
5 7 (4.27%) Marketing
6 6 (3.66%) Retail Banking
7 5 (3.05%) Electronics
7 5 (3.05%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.22%) Games
9 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (39.02%) Developer
2 38 (23.17%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (12.20%) Analyst
5 17 (10.37%) Software Engineer
6 16 (9.76%) Scala Developer
7 12 (7.32%) Java Engineer
7 12 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (7.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 11 (6.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 11 (6.71%) Senior DevOps
8 11 (6.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) Agile Developer
9 9 (5.49%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.88%) Agile Java Developer
10 8 (4.88%) Project Manager
11 7 (4.27%) Agile Business Analyst
11 7 (4.27%) Data Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (34.15%) REST
2 41 (25.00%) Spring
3 28 (17.07%) HTML
4 26 (15.85%) CSS
5 24 (14.63%) Node.js
6 22 (13.41%) RESTful
7 21 (12.80%) HTML5
8 20 (12.20%) CSS3
8 20 (12.20%) JSON
9 15 (9.15%) Ajax
10 14 (8.54%) Django
10 14 (8.54%) Guice
10 14 (8.54%) Kafka
10 14 (8.54%) Play Framework
10 14 (8.54%) Ruby on Rails
11 13 (7.93%) Hibernate
11 13 (7.93%) Spring Boot
12 11 (6.71%) Web Services
13 10 (6.10%) Spring MVC
14 8 (4.88%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.76%) Clustering
2 10 (6.10%) Minimum Viable Product
2 10 (6.10%) User Experience
3 8 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.66%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.05%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.83%) NHS
7 2 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (34.15%) Linux
2 36 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (4.27%) Android
4 4 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.83%) Unix
6 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (68.90%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (37.80%) Scrum
3 59 (35.98%) Microservices
4 46 (28.05%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (28.05%) Test Automation
5 45 (27.44%) Open Source
6 41 (25.00%) TDD
7 40 (24.39%) BDD
8 38 (23.17%) Software Engineering
9 37 (22.56%) Coaching
9 37 (22.56%) Mentoring
10 35 (21.34%) Configuration Management
11 31 (18.90%) DevOps
11 31 (18.90%) User Stories
12 25 (15.24%) SFIA
13 24 (14.63%) Kanban
14 23 (14.02%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (10.98%) Responsive Web Design
16 16 (9.76%) SDLC
16 16 (9.76%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (44.51%) Java
2 47 (28.66%) JavaScript
3 35 (21.34%) Python
4 32 (19.51%) SQL
5 18 (10.98%) Bash Shell
5 18 (10.98%) Scala
5 18 (10.98%) Shell Script
6 14 (8.54%) Ruby
7 11 (6.71%) C#
8 6 (3.66%) Perl
9 2 (1.22%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.22%) C
9 2 (1.22%) C++
9 2 (1.22%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.83%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.22%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.22%) CCDP
5 2 (1.22%) CCNP
5 2 (1.22%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.22%) CISM
5 2 (1.22%) CISSP
5 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.27%) QA
2 5 (3.05%) PMO
3 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 40 (24.39%) Docker
2 8 (4.88%) Xen
3 7 (4.27%) HDFS
3 7 (4.27%) VMware NSX
4 6 (3.66%) Apache Flume
5 5 (3.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (21.34%) Puppet
2 25 (15.24%) Ansible
3 14 (8.54%) Terraform
4 10 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (4.88%) Kubernetes
6 7 (4.27%) vCenter Server
6 7 (4.27%) vRealize
7 4 (2.44%) Prometheus
8 3 (1.83%) Rancher
9 2 (1.22%) Oozie
10 1 (0.61%) Grafana
10 1 (0.61%) Graylog
10 1 (0.61%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (9.76%) Google
1 16 (9.76%) Red Hat
2 10 (6.10%) Oracle
3 9 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.27%) VMware
5 5 (3.05%) Adobe
5 5 (3.05%) SAP
6 3 (1.83%) Informatica
6 3 (1.83%) Talend
7 2 (1.22%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.22%) Cisco
7 2 (1.22%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.22%) Demandware
7 2 (1.22%) Logi
7 2 (1.22%) Logi Analytics
8 1 (0.61%) Apple
8 1 (0.61%) Citrix
8 1 (0.61%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.61%) Progress
8 1 (0.61%) Sitecore