Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 68 103
Rank change year-on-year +28 +35 +46
Contract jobs citing JIRA 203 171 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.57% 3.17% 1.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.43% 19.11% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 96 79
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +15.94%
10th Percentile £302 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.00
England median hourly rate £37.50 £39.44 £39.37
% change year-on-year -4.91% +0.17% -2.79%

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 905 895 1044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.36% 16.58% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 580 702
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.79% +6.62%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £270
90th Percentile £534 £535 £518
England median daily rate £451 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.81% -66.25% +14.51%
10th Percentile £40.75 £12.98 £21.50
90th Percentile £46.75 £20.85 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Yorkshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Yorkshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Yorkshire

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA in Yorkshire.

Contractor 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 21 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
West Yorkshire +35 169 £475 +10.47% 17
South Yorkshire -2 21 £580 +13.17% 5
North Yorkshire +5 7 £338 -15.63% 3
Humberside - 1 £400 -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 137 (67.49%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (58.13%) Confluence
3 92 (45.32%) Git (software)
4 89 (43.84%) Jenkins
5 84 (41.38%) Java
6 82 (40.39%) Scrum
7 62 (30.54%) Linux
8 59 (29.06%) REST
9 57 (28.08%) Test Automation
9 57 (28.08%) Microservices
10 56 (27.59%) Open Source
11 54 (26.60%) Spring
11 54 (26.60%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (23.65%) JavaScript
13 46 (22.66%) BDD
13 46 (22.66%) Slack
14 45 (22.17%) Cucumber
14 45 (22.17%) TDD
15 43 (21.18%) Python
16 42 (20.69%) Software Engineering
17 40 (19.70%) User Stories
17 40 (19.70%) Docker
18 39 (19.21%) SQL
18 39 (19.21%) Configuration Management
19 38 (18.72%) HTML
19 38 (18.72%) Mentoring
20 37 (18.23%) Kanban
21 36 (17.73%) JUnit
21 36 (17.73%) Coaching
21 36 (17.73%) Puppet

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
1 118 (58.13%) Confluence
2 16 (7.88%) nginx
3 13 (6.40%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.96%) Apache
5 5 (2.46%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.46%) OpenStack
5 5 (2.46%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.97%) CMS
6 4 (1.97%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.97%) JBoss
7 3 (1.48%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.99%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.99%) WordPress
9 1 (0.49%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.49%) InDesign
3 1 (0.49%) InVision
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 46 (22.66%) Slack
2 15 (7.39%) GitHub
3 10 (4.93%) Trello
4 9 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (2.46%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (2.46%) PaaS
7 4 (1.97%) IaaS
7 4 (1.97%) SaaS
8 3 (1.48%) Google Analytics
8 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.99%) Heroku
9 2 (0.99%) npm
10 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.49%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.49%) Firebase
10 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.75%) HTTP
2 5 (2.46%) Kerberos
3 4 (1.97%) LAN
3 4 (1.97%) VPN
3 4 (1.97%) WAN
4 1 (0.49%) Firewall
4 1 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.75%) MySQL
2 32 (15.76%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (15.27%) MongoDB
4 30 (14.78%) NoSQL
5 26 (12.81%) Relational Database
6 21 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (9.36%) Big Data
8 15 (7.39%) Hadoop
9 11 (5.42%) HBase
10 9 (4.43%) Apache Hive
11 8 (3.94%) Sqoop
12 6 (2.96%) Impala
13 5 (2.46%) SQL Server
14 3 (1.48%) CouchDB
14 3 (1.48%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
15 2 (0.99%) DB2
16 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
16 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
16 1 (0.49%) UniData
Development Applications
1 92 (45.32%) Git (software)
2 89 (43.84%) Jenkins
3 45 (22.17%) Cucumber
4 36 (17.73%) JUnit
5 22 (10.84%) Subversion
6 20 (9.85%) Maven
7 17 (8.37%) SonarQube
8 14 (6.90%) Selenium
9 12 (5.91%) Jasmine
10 9 (4.43%) JMeter
10 9 (4.43%) Visual Studio
11 8 (3.94%) Eclipse
12 7 (3.45%) LoadRunner
12 7 (3.45%) WebDriver
13 6 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (2.96%) Gatling
13 6 (2.96%) Mockito
13 6 (2.96%) SoapUI
14 5 (2.46%) IntelliJ
15 4 (1.97%) gulp
General
1 24 (11.82%) Finance
2 12 (5.91%) Banking
3 11 (5.42%) Retail
4 10 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.96%) Marketing
5 6 (2.96%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.46%) Electronics
6 5 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.99%) Billing
7 2 (0.99%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (36.45%) Developer
2 43 (21.18%) Java Developer
3 31 (15.27%) Analyst
4 21 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (8.87%) Business Analyst
5 18 (8.87%) Scala Developer
6 16 (7.88%) Software Engineer
7 14 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
7 14 (6.90%) Tester
8 12 (5.91%) Java Engineer
8 12 (5.91%) Java Software Engineer
8 12 (5.91%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (5.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 11 (5.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 11 (5.42%) Senior DevOps
9 11 (5.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) Agile Developer
10 9 (4.43%) Scrum Master
11 8 (3.94%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (29.06%) REST
2 54 (26.60%) Spring
3 38 (18.72%) HTML
4 34 (16.75%) CSS
5 32 (15.76%) RESTful
6 28 (13.79%) HTML5
7 26 (12.81%) CSS3
8 25 (12.32%) JSON
9 23 (11.33%) Node.js
10 22 (10.84%) Ajax
10 22 (10.84%) Hibernate
11 19 (9.36%) Django
11 19 (9.36%) Play Framework
12 18 (8.87%) Guice
12 18 (8.87%) Ruby on Rails
13 14 (6.90%) Kafka
13 14 (6.90%) Web Services
14 13 (6.40%) Spring Boot
14 13 (6.40%) Spring MVC
15 11 (5.42%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.88%) Clustering
2 12 (5.91%) User Experience
3 10 (4.93%) Minimum Viable Product
4 9 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.94%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.96%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.46%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.46%) NHS
8 4 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.49%) iPad
11 1 (0.49%) Robotics
11 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.49%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 62 (30.54%) Linux
2 34 (16.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (3.45%) Android
4 4 (1.97%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.48%) Unix
6 2 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (67.49%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (40.39%) Scrum
3 57 (28.08%) Microservices
3 57 (28.08%) Test Automation
4 56 (27.59%) Open Source
5 54 (26.60%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (22.66%) BDD
7 45 (22.17%) TDD
8 42 (20.69%) Software Engineering
9 40 (19.70%) User Stories
10 39 (19.21%) Configuration Management
11 38 (18.72%) Mentoring
12 37 (18.23%) Kanban
13 36 (17.73%) Coaching
14 33 (16.26%) DevOps
15 24 (11.82%) Continuous Delivery
15 24 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (11.33%) Responsive Web Design
16 23 (11.33%) SFIA
17 22 (10.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (41.38%) Java
2 48 (23.65%) JavaScript
3 43 (21.18%) Python
4 39 (19.21%) SQL
5 28 (13.79%) Scala
6 21 (10.34%) Ruby
7 19 (9.36%) Bash Shell
8 18 (8.87%) Shell Script
9 17 (8.37%) C#
10 9 (4.43%) Perl
11 7 (3.45%) Groovy
12 4 (1.97%) PHP
13 2 (0.99%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.99%) C
13 2 (0.99%) C++
13 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.99%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (7.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.40%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.97%) Degree
5 3 (1.48%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.99%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.99%) CCDP
6 2 (0.99%) CCNP
6 2 (0.99%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.99%) CISM
6 2 (0.99%) CISSP
6 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.88%) QA
2 5 (2.46%) PMO
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 40 (19.70%) Docker
2 8 (3.94%) Xen
3 7 (3.45%) HDFS
3 7 (3.45%) VMware NSX
4 6 (2.96%) Apache Flume
5 5 (2.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (17.73%) Puppet
2 25 (12.32%) Ansible
3 14 (6.90%) Terraform
4 11 (5.42%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.94%) Kubernetes
6 7 (3.45%) vCenter Server
6 7 (3.45%) vRealize
7 4 (1.97%) Prometheus
8 3 (1.48%) Rancher
9 2 (0.99%) Kibana
9 2 (0.99%) Oozie
10 1 (0.49%) Grafana
10 1 (0.49%) Graylog
10 1 (0.49%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (10.84%) Google
2 15 (7.39%) Red Hat
3 11 (5.42%) Oracle
4 9 (4.43%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.94%) Atlassian
6 7 (3.45%) VMware
7 5 (2.46%) Adobe
7 5 (2.46%) SAP
7 5 (2.46%) Splunk
8 3 (1.48%) Informatica
8 3 (1.48%) Progress
8 3 (1.48%) Talend
9 2 (0.99%) Cisco
9 2 (0.99%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.99%) Demandware
9 2 (0.99%) Logi
9 2 (0.99%) Logi Analytics
9 2 (0.99%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.99%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.99%) Zend