Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 49 42
Rank change year-on-year +21 -7 +3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 82 105 236
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.32% 3.58% 4.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 38.68% 23.65% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 65 170
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.75%
10th Percentile £250 £320 £306
90th Percentile £558 £538 £600
England median daily rate £453 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -4.74% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £29.96 £15.67 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.16% -68.66% +11.11%
England median hourly rate £45.25 £42.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year +6.47% -9.57% +6.54%

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 212 444 960
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.76% 15.12% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 293 682
Median daily rate £440 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £275 £315 £313
90th Percentile £550 £598 £572
England median daily rate £475 £488 £500
% change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Median hourly rate £29.96 £15.67 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.16% -67.01% +15.85%
10th Percentile £21.26 £13.80 £20.21
90th Percentile £46.05 £18.01 £50.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £44.25
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.34% -1.67%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +25 68 £450 +7.14% 25
South Yorkshire +7 11 £375 -14.29% 2
North Yorkshire +11 3 £400 +56.86%
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 69 (84.15%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (76.83%) Confluence
3 51 (62.20%) Test Automation
3 51 (62.20%) Scrum
4 50 (60.98%) Kanban
4 50 (60.98%) Git (software)
5 47 (57.32%) Jenkins
6 45 (54.88%) GitHub
6 45 (54.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 42 (51.22%) Maven
7 42 (51.22%) Java
8 39 (47.56%) Slack
9 37 (45.12%) React
9 37 (45.12%) Spring Boot
9 37 (45.12%) Node.js
9 37 (45.12%) Java 8
10 34 (41.46%) Finance
11 29 (35.37%) JavaScript
11 29 (35.37%) User Experience
12 26 (31.71%) Lean UX
13 24 (29.27%) JSON
14 23 (28.05%) Android
14 23 (28.05%) Spring
14 23 (28.05%) DevOps
15 22 (26.83%) Docker
15 22 (26.83%) Kubernetes
15 22 (26.83%) REST
15 22 (26.83%) Apple iOS
16 21 (25.61%) Mobile App
16 21 (25.61%) Kotlin

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 63 (76.83%) Confluence
2 12 (14.63%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (14.63%) Mule
3 5 (6.10%) Apache
3 5 (6.10%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) BASE24
2 1 (1.22%) Magento
2 1 (1.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 45 (54.88%) GitHub
2 39 (47.56%) Slack
3 13 (15.85%) AWS
4 12 (14.63%) IaaS
4 12 (14.63%) PaaS
5 6 (7.32%) Azure
6 1 (1.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) ATM
2 1 (1.22%) DHCP
2 1 (1.22%) DNS
2 1 (1.22%) Firewall
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.22%) PABX
2 1 (1.22%) SSL
2 1 (1.22%) VoIP
2 1 (1.22%) VPN
2 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) Apache Hive
1 5 (6.10%) Big Data
1 5 (6.10%) Hadoop
1 5 (6.10%) HBase
2 4 (4.88%) Data Lake
2 4 (4.88%) Spark SQL
3 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 50 (60.98%) Git (software)
2 47 (57.32%) Jenkins
3 45 (54.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 42 (51.22%) Maven
5 19 (23.17%) Android Studio
5 19 (23.17%) CocoaPods
5 19 (23.17%) Xcode
6 14 (17.07%) JUnit
7 13 (15.85%) Mockito
8 11 (13.41%) IntelliJ
9 6 (7.32%) GitLab
10 5 (6.10%) Gradle
10 5 (6.10%) IBM UrbanCode
11 3 (3.66%) JMeter
11 3 (3.66%) Selenium
12 2 (2.44%) Appium
12 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
12 2 (2.44%) VersaTest
13 1 (1.22%) JBehave
13 1 (1.22%) SonarQube
General
1 34 (41.46%) Finance
2 20 (24.39%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.66%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Retail
5 2 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (35.37%) Developer
2 9 (10.98%) Analyst
2 9 (10.98%) Full Stack Developer
3 7 (8.54%) Business Analyst
3 7 (8.54%) iOS Developer
4 6 (7.32%) Scala Developer
5 5 (6.10%) Apache Spark Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (4.88%) Scrum Master
6 4 (4.88%) Technical Leader
6 4 (4.88%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Product Manager
7 3 (3.66%) QA Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) BASE24 Test Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Java Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) QA Test Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.12%) Node.js
1 37 (45.12%) React
1 37 (45.12%) Spring Boot
2 24 (29.27%) JSON
3 23 (28.05%) Spring
4 22 (26.83%) REST
5 12 (14.63%) WireMock
6 6 (7.32%) HTML
7 5 (6.10%) CSS
8 4 (4.88%) Handlebars
8 4 (4.88%) Mustache
8 4 (4.88%) Nunjucks
8 4 (4.88%) PySpark
8 4 (4.88%) Sass
8 4 (4.88%) Twig
9 2 (2.44%) Kafka
9 2 (2.44%) React Native
9 2 (2.44%) SOAP
9 2 (2.44%) Web Services
10 1 (1.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (35.37%) User Experience
2 21 (25.61%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.10%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Chip Card
5 2 (2.44%) EMV
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) Android
2 22 (26.83%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.32%) Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.44%) Windows
5 1 (1.22%) AIX
5 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (84.15%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (62.20%) Scrum
2 51 (62.20%) Test Automation
3 50 (60.98%) Kanban
4 26 (31.71%) Lean UX
5 23 (28.05%) DevOps
6 20 (24.39%) Android Development
7 19 (23.17%) iOS Development
8 17 (20.73%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 14 (17.07%) Pair Programming
10 13 (15.85%) BDD
10 13 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (14.63%) Data Engineering
12 11 (13.41%) TDD
13 9 (10.98%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (9.76%) Portfolio Management
15 7 (8.54%) API Development
15 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (8.54%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 42 (51.22%) Java
2 37 (45.12%) Java 8
3 29 (35.37%) JavaScript
4 21 (25.61%) Kotlin
5 20 (24.39%) Apple Swift
6 16 (19.51%) Python
7 7 (8.54%) SQL
8 6 (7.32%) Scala
9 5 (6.10%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.88%) Elm
10 4 (4.88%) Haskell
11 1 (1.22%) AWK
11 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.22%) C
11 1 (1.22%) C#
11 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.22%) CCNP
1 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) QA
2 4 (4.88%) WCAG
3 3 (3.66%) PMO
4 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (26.83%) Docker
2 5 (6.10%) HDFS
3 1 (1.22%) Firmware
3 1 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 22 (26.83%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.10%) Oozie
3 3 (3.66%) Ansible
4 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) AppDynamics
1 19 (23.17%) Splunk
2 2 (2.44%) Cadence
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle
2 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.22%) BEA
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco
3 1 (1.22%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.22%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (1.22%) Talend
3 1 (1.22%) Veritas
3 1 (1.22%) webMethods