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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 72 131
Rank change year-on-year +39 +59  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 98 74 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.92% 2.67% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.20% 13.81% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 40 9
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £311 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £498 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +8.82% +19.71%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 405 536 446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 20.35% 19.36% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 386 304
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Median hourly rate £39.00 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 - £22.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +31 80 £425 +6.25% 10
North Yorkshire +11 7 £313 -16.66% 6
South Yorkshire +4 6 £445 -3.78% 7
East Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 119 (62.63%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (55.26%) Jenkins
3 100 (52.63%) Confluence
4 88 (46.32%) Java
5 78 (41.05%) Git (software)
6 63 (33.16%) Test Automation
6 63 (33.16%) Open Source
7 62 (32.63%) HTML
8 59 (31.05%) Spring
9 57 (30.00%) Scrum
10 54 (28.42%) Linux
11 53 (27.89%) RESTful
12 52 (27.37%) Python
13 49 (25.79%) JSON
14 48 (25.26%) JavaScript
15 47 (24.74%) CSS
16 45 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (23.68%) HTML5
17 44 (23.16%) REST
18 40 (21.05%) Scala
19 39 (20.53%) Ruby
19 39 (20.53%) JUnit
20 38 (20.00%) SQL
20 38 (20.00%) NoSQL
21 37 (19.47%) TDD
22 36 (18.95%) Configuration Management
22 36 (18.95%) CSS3
23 34 (17.89%) MongoDB
23 34 (17.89%) Google
23 34 (17.89%) Django

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
1 100 (52.63%) Confluence
2 5 (2.63%) Apache
2 5 (2.63%) CMS
3 4 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.58%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.58%) nginx
4 3 (1.58%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.05%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.53%) Drupal
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.53%) Tornado
6 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.53%) HipChat
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.00%) GitHub
2 13 (6.84%) Slack
3 6 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.53%) Firebase
4 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.53%) IaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.53%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) PaaS
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Trello
4 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.74%) HTTP
2 7 (3.68%) Firewall
3 2 (1.05%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 34 (17.89%) MongoDB
3 31 (16.32%) MySQL
4 24 (12.63%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (5.26%) CouchDB
7 7 (3.68%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.58%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.05%) UniData
10 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.53%) Big Data
10 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.53%) GIS
10 1 (0.53%) mvBase
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 105 (55.26%) Jenkins
2 78 (41.05%) Git (software)
3 39 (20.53%) JUnit
4 33 (17.37%) Cucumber
4 33 (17.37%) Selenium
4 33 (17.37%) Subversion
5 9 (4.74%) Jasmine
5 9 (4.74%) JMeter
5 9 (4.74%) Maven
5 9 (4.74%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (3.68%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.68%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.63%) Gatling
8 4 (2.11%) LoadRunner
8 4 (2.11%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.58%) Android Studio
9 3 (1.58%) GitLab
9 3 (1.58%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (12.63%) Finance
2 23 (12.11%) Retail
3 12 (6.32%) Banking
4 7 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.63%) Marketing
6 3 (1.58%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Electronics
7 2 (1.05%) German Language
Job Titles
1 73 (38.42%) Developer
2 37 (19.47%) Java Developer
3 33 (17.37%) Analyst
4 22 (11.58%) Scala Developer
5 20 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 20 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (7.37%) Architect
7 13 (6.84%) Software Engineer
8 11 (5.79%) Tester
9 10 (5.26%) Java Scala Developer
10 9 (4.74%) Java Architect
10 9 (4.74%) Technical Architect
11 8 (4.21%) Agile Business Analyst
11 8 (4.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (4.21%) Java Engineer
11 8 (4.21%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (4.21%) Test Analyst
12 7 (3.68%) Consultant
13 5 (2.63%) Java Technical Architect
13 5 (2.63%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (32.63%) HTML
2 59 (31.05%) Spring
3 53 (27.89%) RESTful
4 49 (25.79%) JSON
5 47 (24.74%) CSS
6 45 (23.68%) HTML5
7 44 (23.16%) REST
8 36 (18.95%) CSS3
9 34 (17.89%) Django
10 32 (16.84%) Play Framework
11 30 (15.79%) Ajax
12 28 (14.74%) Guice
12 28 (14.74%) Ruby on Rails
13 26 (13.68%) Spring MVC
14 21 (11.05%) Hibernate
15 17 (8.95%) Node.js
16 11 (5.79%) jQuery
17 10 (5.26%) Grails
17 10 (5.26%) XML
18 9 (4.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.00%) User Experience
2 13 (6.84%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.58%) Wiki
7 2 (1.05%) Clustering
7 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.05%) iPad
7 2 (1.05%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.53%) NHS
8 1 (0.53%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (28.42%) Linux
2 14 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (6.32%) Android
4 9 (4.74%) Apple iOS
4 9 (4.74%) Unix
5 8 (4.21%) Windows
6 3 (1.58%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.53%) VMS
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (62.63%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (33.16%) Open Source
2 63 (33.16%) Test Automation
3 57 (30.00%) Scrum
4 45 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (19.47%) TDD
6 36 (18.95%) Configuration Management
7 32 (16.84%) Software Engineering
8 30 (15.79%) BDD
8 30 (15.79%) DevOps
9 29 (15.26%) MVC
10 27 (14.21%) OWASP
11 24 (12.63%) Responsive Web Design
12 23 (12.11%) Microservices
12 23 (12.11%) User Stories
13 22 (11.58%) Web Design
14 21 (11.05%) Continuous Delivery
14 21 (11.05%) Kanban
15 15 (7.89%) SDLC
16 13 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 88 (46.32%) Java
2 52 (27.37%) Python
3 48 (25.26%) JavaScript
4 40 (21.05%) Scala
5 39 (20.53%) Ruby
6 38 (20.00%) SQL
7 32 (16.84%) C#
8 14 (7.37%) Groovy
9 10 (5.26%) Perl
10 6 (3.16%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.16%) C
10 6 (3.16%) PHP
11 5 (2.63%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.11%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.11%) C++
12 4 (2.11%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.11%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.05%) Korn
13 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (1.58%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.05%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.05%) Degree
2 2 (1.05%) ISEB
2 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) CCDP
3 1 (0.53%) CCNP
3 1 (0.53%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.53%) CISM
3 1 (0.53%) CISSP
3 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.05%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) HL7
2 2 (1.05%) PMO
3 1 (0.53%) FATCA
System Software
1 15 (7.89%) Docker
2 2 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (12.11%) Puppet
2 18 (9.47%) Ansible
3 10 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.74%) vCenter Server
4 9 (4.74%) vRealize
5 3 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.05%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.05%) Rancher
7 1 (0.53%) SCCM
7 1 (0.53%) SCOM
7 1 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (17.89%) Google
2 12 (6.32%) Red Hat
3 10 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.74%) Splunk
4 9 (4.74%) VMware
5 5 (2.63%) IBM
6 4 (2.11%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.11%) hybris
6 4 (2.11%) MuleSoft
6 4 (2.11%) Oracle
7 2 (1.05%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco
8 1 (0.53%) HP
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.53%) jBASE
8 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.53%) Solace
8 1 (0.53%) Zend
Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago