Period
to 6 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 May 2021 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 55 38
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 +5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 70 83 220
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.00% 3.46% 4.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.41% 21.96% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 67 143
10th Percentile £251 £309 £263
25th Percentile £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £550 £472 £531
90th Percentile £625 £538 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
10th Percentile £22.49 £14.53 £47.61
25th Percentile £23.73 £15.72 £47.78
Median hourly rate £26.69 £19.60 £49.88
Median % change year-on-year +36.20% -60.71% +23.15%
75th Percentile £28.77 £24.02 £52.09
90th Percentile £29.48 £25.53 £52.34
England median hourly rate £50.75 £39.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year +28.48% -15.96% +4.44%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 216 378 944
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.35% 15.78% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 271 673
10th Percentile £261 £313 £313
25th Percentile £343 £376 £368
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £538 £575 £538
90th Percentile £599 £688 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
10th Percentile £21.33 £14.53 £46.50
25th Percentile £21.66 £15.72 £46.88
Median hourly rate £26.69 £19.60 £49.75
Median % change year-on-year +36.20% -60.61% +21.34%
75th Percentile £38.99 £24.02 £51.69
90th Percentile £45.38 £25.53 £52.18
England median hourly rate £46.10 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.95% +5.56% +5.88%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Yorkshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JIRA in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for JIRA in Yorkshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JIRA in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 6 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for JIRA in Yorkshire

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JIRA in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for JIRA in Yorkshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 6 May 2021. 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
West Yorkshire +22 56 £475 +17.28% 22
South Yorkshire -5 11 £450 +5.88% 1
North Yorkshire +15 3 £400 +56.86% 6
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2021, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 54 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (64.29%) Confluence
3 38 (54.29%) Git (software)
4 35 (50.00%) Scrum
5 34 (48.57%) Test Automation
6 33 (47.14%) Finance
7 31 (44.29%) JavaScript
8 30 (42.86%) Jenkins
9 29 (41.43%) Kanban
10 28 (40.00%) GitHub
10 28 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
11 26 (37.14%) Maven
12 22 (31.43%) Java
12 22 (31.43%) Slack
12 22 (31.43%) DevOps
13 21 (30.00%) Docker
13 21 (30.00%) Node.js
13 21 (30.00%) Java 8
13 21 (30.00%) Kubernetes
13 21 (30.00%) React
13 21 (30.00%) Spring Boot
14 20 (28.57%) User Experience
15 17 (24.29%) Lean UX
16 16 (22.86%) Banking
17 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
18 10 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
19 9 (12.86%) Cybersecurity
19 9 (12.86%) BDD
19 9 (12.86%) Continuous Improvement
19 9 (12.86%) Azure

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 45 (64.29%) Confluence
2 6 (8.57%) Apache Spark
3 5 (7.14%) Apache
4 4 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (5.71%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Magento
1 1 (1.43%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 28 (40.00%) GitHub
2 22 (31.43%) Slack
3 9 (12.86%) Azure
4 6 (8.57%) AWS
5 4 (5.71%) IaaS
5 4 (5.71%) PaaS
6 1 (1.43%) Akamai
6 1 (1.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.43%) DHCP
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) IPv4
2 1 (1.43%) IPv6
2 1 (1.43%) Network Security
2 1 (1.43%) PABX
2 1 (1.43%) SSL
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) VoIP
2 1 (1.43%) VPN
2 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) Apache Hive
1 6 (8.57%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.14%) Big Data
2 5 (7.14%) Data Lake
2 5 (7.14%) HBase
3 4 (5.71%) Spark SQL
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.43%) DB2
5 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 38 (54.29%) Git (software)
2 30 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 28 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 26 (37.14%) Maven
5 7 (10.00%) JUnit
5 7 (10.00%) Mockito
6 5 (7.14%) IBM UrbanCode
7 4 (5.71%) Android Studio
7 4 (5.71%) CocoaPods
7 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.71%) GitLab
7 4 (5.71%) Gradle
7 4 (5.71%) IntelliJ
7 4 (5.71%) Xcode
8 3 (4.29%) git-flow
8 3 (4.29%) Selenium
8 3 (4.29%) TestCafe
9 2 (2.86%) JMeter
10 1 (1.43%) Robot Framework
10 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (47.14%) Finance
2 16 (22.86%) Banking
3 7 (10.00%) Social Skills
4 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.14%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.86%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Developer
2 9 (12.86%) Analyst
3 8 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Apache Spark Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Scala Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.29%) Android Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Big Data Developer
8 3 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.29%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Product Manager
9 2 (2.86%) QA Test Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Security Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.00%) Node.js
1 21 (30.00%) React
1 21 (30.00%) Spring Boot
2 9 (12.86%) JSON
3 8 (11.43%) Spring
4 7 (10.00%) HTML
5 6 (8.57%) CSS
6 5 (7.14%) Handlebars
6 5 (7.14%) Mustache
6 5 (7.14%) Nunjucks
6 5 (7.14%) REST
6 5 (7.14%) Sass
6 5 (7.14%) Twig
6 5 (7.14%) WireMock
7 4 (5.71%) PySpark
8 3 (4.29%) Dagger
8 3 (4.29%) Material Design
8 3 (4.29%) Retrofit
8 3 (4.29%) RxJava
9 2 (2.86%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) User Experience
2 8 (11.43%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.57%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.86%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.43%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) NHS
5 1 (1.43%) PMI
5 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Android
2 6 (8.57%) Linux
3 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) AIX
4 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (50.00%) Scrum
3 34 (48.57%) Test Automation
4 29 (41.43%) Kanban
5 22 (31.43%) DevOps
6 17 (24.29%) Lean UX
7 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (12.86%) BDD
9 9 (12.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (12.86%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.00%) Android Development
10 7 (10.00%) Pair Programming
11 6 (8.57%) Business Analysis
11 6 (8.57%) Data Protection
11 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.57%) Project Management
11 6 (8.57%) Software Testing
11 6 (8.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) JavaScript
2 22 (31.43%) Java
3 21 (30.00%) Java 8
4 8 (11.43%) Python
5 7 (10.00%) Kotlin
6 6 (8.57%) Scala
7 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.14%) SQL
8 4 (5.71%) Apple Swift
8 4 (5.71%) Elm
8 4 (5.71%) Haskell
9 3 (4.29%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.43%) AWK
10 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.43%) CCNP
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) WCAG
2 4 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (30.00%) Docker
2 6 (8.57%) HDFS
3 1 (1.43%) Firmware
3 1 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 21 (30.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (8.57%) Oozie
3 4 (5.71%) Ansible
4 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.43%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.43%) Puppet
4 1 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Splunk
2 5 (7.14%) AppDynamics
3 2 (2.86%) Cadence
4 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.43%) Talend
4 1 (1.43%) Veritas