Period
to 14 November 2018

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 November 2018 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 32 64
Rank change year-on-year -1 +32 +49
Contract jobs citing JIRA 188 166 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.48% 5.51% 3.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.29% 23.78% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 155 69
West Yorkshire median daily rate £429 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.74% +10.59% +14.53%
10th Percentile £337 £316 £256
90th Percentile £550 £638 £512
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.71% +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £100.00 - -

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 774 698 631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 22.57% 23.18% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 516 415
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £414 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.51% +2.80% +13.38%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £291
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £410 £413
% change year-on-year +2.44% -0.61% +13.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.00 - £13.50
10th Percentile £17.67 - £12.98
90th Percentile £40.60 - £20.85
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £41.88 £13.50
% change year-on-year -0.90% +210.19% -66.25%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 +9 149 £450 -5.26% 21
Bradford -7 13 £423 +2.42% 2
Halifax +6 9 £342 -34.86% 4
Huddersfield - 3 £390 - 1
Wakefield -1 2 £325 +23.81% 1
Bingley -4 1 £375 -16.67%
JIRA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 117 (62.23%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (55.32%) Confluence
3 69 (36.70%) Microservices
4 65 (34.57%) JavaScript
5 64 (34.04%) Java
6 61 (32.45%) TDD
7 60 (31.91%) Test Automation
8 56 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
9 53 (28.19%) MySQL
10 48 (25.53%) SQL
10 48 (25.53%) Git (software)
11 46 (24.47%) BDD
12 45 (23.94%) SDLC
13 44 (23.40%) Linux
14 43 (22.87%) Node.js
15 41 (21.81%) MongoDB
16 40 (21.28%) Slack
17 39 (20.74%) DevOps
18 38 (20.21%) Jenkins
18 38 (20.21%) Cucumber
18 38 (20.21%) Amazon EC2
18 38 (20.21%) Scrum
19 37 (19.68%) Continuous Integration
20 35 (18.62%) Software Engineering
21 34 (18.09%) NoSQL
21 34 (18.09%) Coaching
22 33 (17.55%) REST
23 32 (17.02%) Selenium
23 32 (17.02%) Mentoring
24 31 (16.49%) PostgreSQL

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
1 104 (55.32%) Confluence
2 13 (6.91%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.19%) Apache
3 6 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.19%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.06%) CMS
5 2 (1.06%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.06%) IIS
5 2 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.53%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.66%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.60%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.60%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.53%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.53%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 56 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (21.28%) Slack
3 38 (20.21%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (8.51%) Amazon S3
5 15 (7.98%) Serverless
5 15 (7.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 14 (7.45%) IaaS
6 14 (7.45%) Route 53
6 14 (7.45%) SaaS
6 14 (7.45%) Trello
7 13 (6.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 13 (6.91%) AWS Lambda
7 13 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (6.38%) PaaS
9 11 (5.85%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (4.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (4.26%) GitHub
12 4 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (1.06%) AWS CloudTrail
13 2 (1.06%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.45%) Firewall
2 9 (4.79%) DNS
2 9 (4.79%) ICMP
2 9 (4.79%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.79%) VPN
3 8 (4.26%) SSH
4 5 (2.66%) HTTP
5 2 (1.06%) WebEx
6 1 (0.53%) ATM
6 1 (0.53%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (28.19%) MySQL
2 41 (21.81%) MongoDB
3 34 (18.09%) NoSQL
4 31 (16.49%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (15.96%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (6.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (4.26%) Big Data
7 8 (4.26%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.72%) Apache Hive
9 6 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.66%) Couchbase
10 5 (2.66%) CouchDB
11 4 (2.13%) Data Mart
11 4 (2.13%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.13%) SSDT
12 3 (1.60%) Data Lake
13 2 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (1.06%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 48 (25.53%) Git (software)
2 38 (20.21%) Cucumber
2 38 (20.21%) Jenkins
3 32 (17.02%) Selenium
4 20 (10.64%) Vagrant
5 18 (9.57%) Bitbucket
6 17 (9.04%) PHPUnit
7 15 (7.98%) GitLab
8 9 (4.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (4.26%) Artifactory
10 7 (3.72%) JUnit
11 6 (3.19%) Gatling
11 6 (3.19%) JMeter
12 5 (2.66%) gulp
12 5 (2.66%) IntelliJ
12 5 (2.66%) SonarQube
13 4 (2.13%) Eclipse
13 4 (2.13%) git-flow
14 3 (1.60%) Grunt
General
1 25 (13.30%) Finance
2 7 (3.72%) Banking
3 5 (2.66%) Retail
4 4 (2.13%) Legal
4 4 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (36.70%) Developer
2 33 (17.55%) Analyst
3 25 (13.30%) Java Developer
4 22 (11.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (10.11%) Business Analyst
5 19 (10.11%) PHP Developer
6 17 (9.04%) Software Engineer
7 13 (6.91%) Test Analyst
8 11 (5.85%) Agile Business Analyst
9 9 (4.79%) AWS DevOps
9 9 (4.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.79%) AWS Engineer
9 9 (4.79%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.79%) Software Developer
10 8 (4.26%) Scrum Master
11 7 (3.72%) Scala Developer
12 6 (3.19%) ETL Developer
12 6 (3.19%) Product Owner
12 6 (3.19%) SQL Developer
13 5 (2.66%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.87%) Node.js
2 33 (17.55%) REST
3 19 (10.11%) Doctrine
4 15 (7.98%) HTML
5 12 (6.38%) ActiveMQ
5 12 (6.38%) CSS
5 12 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (6.38%) RESTful
5 12 (6.38%) SOAP
5 12 (6.38%) XML
6 11 (5.85%) JSON
7 10 (5.32%) HTML5
7 10 (5.32%) Spring
8 8 (4.26%) CSS3
8 8 (4.26%) Kafka
8 8 (4.26%) OAuth
8 8 (4.26%) Web Services
9 7 (3.72%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (3.19%) .NET
10 6 (3.19%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.32%) NHS
3 9 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.79%) Public Cloud
4 8 (4.26%) PKI
5 6 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.60%) User Experience
7 2 (1.06%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.06%) SCADA
7 2 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.53%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.53%) Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.53%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.53%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.40%) Linux
2 25 (13.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (9.04%) VMS
4 6 (3.19%) CentOS
5 5 (2.66%) Windows
6 4 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (62.23%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (36.70%) Microservices
3 61 (32.45%) TDD
4 60 (31.91%) Test Automation
5 46 (24.47%) BDD
6 45 (23.94%) SDLC
7 39 (20.74%) DevOps
8 38 (20.21%) Scrum
9 37 (19.68%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (18.62%) Software Engineering
11 34 (18.09%) Coaching
12 32 (17.02%) Mentoring
13 24 (12.77%) Pair Programming
14 23 (12.23%) Non-Functional Testing
15 22 (11.70%) Open Source
16 19 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (9.57%) CQRS
17 18 (9.57%) Domain-Driven Design
17 18 (9.57%) Software Delivery
17 18 (9.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (34.57%) JavaScript
2 64 (34.04%) Java
3 48 (25.53%) SQL
4 20 (10.64%) PHP
4 20 (10.64%) Python
5 19 (10.11%) PHP 7
6 13 (6.91%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.32%) Groovy
7 10 (5.32%) Scala
8 6 (3.19%) C#
8 6 (3.19%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.19%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.66%) Java 8
9 5 (2.66%) Ruby
10 3 (1.60%) C
10 3 (1.60%) Perl
11 2 (1.06%) Go
12 1 (0.53%) JCL
12 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.53%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 24 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (5.32%) Degree
5 7 (3.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.66%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.13%) ISEB
7 4 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.60%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.06%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.53%) APMP
10 1 (0.53%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.32%) QA
2 5 (2.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.60%) GDPR
3 3 (1.60%) PMO
4 1 (0.53%) P3O
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (13.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) HDFS
2 1 (0.53%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 15 (7.98%) Grafana
1 15 (7.98%) Puppet
1 15 (7.98%) Terraform
2 8 (4.26%) Kubernetes
3 7 (3.72%) Graylog
3 7 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.19%) Prometheus
5 4 (2.13%) Graphite
5 4 (2.13%) Kibana
5 4 (2.13%) Packer
5 4 (2.13%) Rancher
6 1 (0.53%) Ansible
6 1 (0.53%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (13.30%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.11%) Zend
3 8 (4.26%) Splunk
4 7 (3.72%) Oracle
5 4 (2.13%) Black Duck
5 4 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.13%) SAP
6 3 (1.60%) Adobe
6 3 (1.60%) HP
6 3 (1.60%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.06%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.06%) Google
7 2 (1.06%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.06%) Telerik
8 1 (0.53%) Cramer
8 1 (0.53%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.53%) IBM
8 1 (0.53%) Sophos
8 1 (0.53%) Webroot