Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 36 46
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 70 243 232
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.25% 5.43% 4.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.90% 25.37% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 154 189
Median daily rate £425 £437 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +1.51% +1.18%
10th Percentile £312 £263 £324
90th Percentile £478 £585 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £19.60 £49.88 £68.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.71% -26.65% -
10th Percentile £14.53 £47.61 £39.20
90th Percentile £25.53 £52.34 £98.40
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £46.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% -7.61% +12.88%

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 335 958 1,167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.56% 21.39% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 649 774
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £650 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 14
Median hourly rate £19.60 £46.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.63% +12.80% +82.22%
10th Percentile £14.53 £35.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £25.53 £51.69 £44.21
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -13.79% +2.35% -

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 26 May 2020.

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 26 May 2020. 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 -11 43 £400 -5.88% 12
South Yorkshire -7 24 £425 -9.62% 1
North Yorkshire +3 2 £255 - 1
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (60.00%) Confluence
3 38 (54.29%) Git (software)
4 30 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 30 (42.86%) Finance
5 27 (38.57%) Jenkins
6 26 (37.14%) Change Management
7 25 (35.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 17 (24.29%) Scrum
9 16 (22.86%) Ansible
10 15 (21.43%) Puppet
11 13 (18.57%) Java
12 12 (17.14%) Python
12 12 (17.14%) GitHub
12 12 (17.14%) Task Automation
13 11 (15.71%) Public Sector
13 11 (15.71%) DevOps
14 10 (14.29%) Slack
14 10 (14.29%) Apple iOS
14 10 (14.29%) REST
14 10 (14.29%) C#
15 9 (12.86%) Windows
15 9 (12.86%) NHS
15 9 (12.86%) Financial Institution
15 9 (12.86%) Android
15 9 (12.86%) Kanban
15 9 (12.86%) iOS Development
16 8 (11.43%) Microservices
16 8 (11.43%) User Experience
16 8 (11.43%) Apple Swift

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 42 (60.00%) Confluence
2 3 (4.29%) SAS
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.14%) GitHub
2 10 (14.29%) Slack
3 7 (10.00%) Azure
4 4 (5.71%) AWS
5 2 (2.86%) Trello
6 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.43%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.43%) DHCP
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) VoIP
2 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.43%) MySQL
4 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 38 (54.29%) Git (software)
2 27 (38.57%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.43%) Selenium
3 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
3 8 (11.43%) Xcode
4 7 (10.00%) Maven
5 6 (8.57%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio Code
7 4 (5.71%) Android Studio
7 4 (5.71%) CocoaPods
7 4 (5.71%) SpecFlow
7 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.86%) fastlane
9 2 (2.86%) Gradle
9 2 (2.86%) JMeter
9 2 (2.86%) JUnit
9 2 (2.86%) Postman
9 2 (2.86%) Subversion
9 2 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (42.86%) Finance
2 11 (15.71%) Public Sector
3 9 (12.86%) Financial Institution
4 5 (7.14%) Banking
5 4 (5.71%) Retail
6 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Local Government
7 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Developer
2 14 (20.00%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) iOS Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Tester
6 5 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.29%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) REST
2 8 (11.43%) JSON
3 7 (10.00%) .NET
4 6 (8.57%) Spring
4 6 (8.57%) XML
5 5 (7.14%) .NET Core
5 5 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 5 (7.14%) LINQ
5 5 (7.14%) Node.js
5 5 (7.14%) React
5 5 (7.14%) RxJS
5 5 (7.14%) Spring Boot
5 5 (7.14%) WCF
6 4 (5.71%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) NHS
2 8 (11.43%) User Experience
3 7 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.86%) iPad
4 2 (2.86%) iPhone
4 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.43%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 9 (12.86%) Android
2 9 (12.86%) Windows
3 8 (11.43%) Unix
4 7 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 26 (37.14%) Change Management
4 25 (35.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 17 (24.29%) Scrum
6 12 (17.14%) Task Automation
7 11 (15.71%) DevOps
8 9 (12.86%) iOS Development
8 9 (12.86%) Kanban
9 8 (11.43%) BDD
9 8 (11.43%) Microservices
9 8 (11.43%) User Stories
10 7 (10.00%) Android Development
10 7 (10.00%) Project Management
11 6 (8.57%) API Development
11 6 (8.57%) Lean UX
11 6 (8.57%) Migration
11 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (7.14%) Sprint Planning
12 5 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) Java
2 12 (17.14%) Python
3 10 (14.29%) C#
4 8 (11.43%) Apple Swift
4 8 (11.43%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.57%) SQL
6 5 (7.14%) Java 8
6 5 (7.14%) Kotlin
6 5 (7.14%) TypeScript
7 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.86%) ANSI SQL
8 2 (2.86%) C
8 2 (2.86%) C++
8 2 (2.86%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.86%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.86%) PHP
8 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.43%) R
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.43%) ISEB
2 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) PMO
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) VirtualBox
2 2 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (22.86%) Ansible
2 15 (21.43%) Puppet
3 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Google
2 6 (8.57%) MuleSoft
3 5 (7.14%) AppDynamics
3 5 (7.14%) Splunk
4 3 (4.29%) Databricks
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.86%) Apple
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.43%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) IBM
6 1 (1.43%) Perforce