The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 23 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Contract jobs citing JIRA 33 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.73% 2.40% 2.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 35.48% 25.93% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 12
Median daily rate £501 £513 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% +65.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £413 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £849 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
93 54 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.15% 9.25% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 19 35
Median daily rate £444 £450 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.41% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Median hourly rate £45.38 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% +2.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Hertfordshire region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
Rickmansworth - 8 £321 -
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £628 -
Hertford - 2 - -
Watford 0 1 - - 5
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 63 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (71.01%) Git (software)
3 44 (63.77%) BDD
3 44 (63.77%) Java
4 36 (52.17%) TDD
4 36 (52.17%) Jenkins
5 32 (46.38%) Scrum
6 29 (42.03%) Maven
6 29 (42.03%) ATDD
7 27 (39.13%) Confluence
8 25 (36.23%) QA
9 24 (34.78%) DevOps
10 23 (33.33%) Selenium
10 23 (33.33%) Retail
11 22 (31.88%) Cucumber
12 21 (30.43%) OO
13 20 (28.99%) Atlassian
13 20 (28.99%) Puppet
13 20 (28.99%) Ansible
14 19 (27.54%) Software Engineering
15 18 (26.09%) Spring
15 18 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
15 18 (26.09%) SoapUI
15 18 (26.09%) Gherkin
15 18 (26.09%) WebDriver
15 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (24.64%) Data Structures
16 17 (24.64%) OOD
16 17 (24.64%) Ant

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 27 (39.13%) Confluence
2 13 (18.84%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.25%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.80%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (5.80%) IIS
5 2 (2.90%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Magento
2 1 (1.45%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) GitHub
2 2 (2.90%) Trello
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) DB2
1 5 (7.25%) DbVisualizer
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.90%) Big Data
3 2 (2.90%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (71.01%) Git (software)
2 36 (52.17%) Jenkins
3 29 (42.03%) Maven
4 23 (33.33%) Selenium
5 22 (31.88%) Cucumber
6 18 (26.09%) SoapUI
6 18 (26.09%) WebDriver
7 17 (24.64%) Ant
8 16 (23.19%) Gradle
9 13 (18.84%) JUnit
10 11 (15.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (15.94%) JBehave
11 9 (13.04%) TeamCity
12 8 (11.59%) Moq
12 8 (11.59%) NUnit
13 7 (10.14%) JMeter
14 6 (8.70%) FitNesse
15 5 (7.25%) Appium
15 5 (7.25%) Robot Framework
16 4 (5.80%) Bitbucket
General
1 23 (33.33%) Retail
2 13 (18.84%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 14 (20.29%) Automation Tester
3 14 (20.29%) Tester
4 8 (11.59%) Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Java Automation Tester
4 8 (11.59%) Java Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 8 (11.59%) Selenium Tester
5 7 (10.14%) Scrum Master
6 6 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.80%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Portfolio Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Portfolio Test Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.09%) Gherkin
1 18 (26.09%) Spring
2 15 (21.74%) RESTful
3 10 (14.49%) XML
4 9 (13.04%) HTML
5 7 (10.14%) Velocity
6 6 (8.70%) Hibernate
7 5 (7.25%) .NET
7 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
7 5 (7.25%) J2EE
7 5 (7.25%) Spring Boot
7 5 (7.25%) Web Services
8 4 (5.80%) ADO.NET
8 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.80%) AutoMapper
8 4 (5.80%) CSS
8 4 (5.80%) Dropwizard
8 4 (5.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Data Structures
2 16 (23.19%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) Contactless
4 4 (5.80%) EMV
5 2 (2.90%) FMCG
5 2 (2.90%) User Experience
5 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.45%) EPoS
6 1 (1.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Unix
2 7 (10.14%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (63.77%) BDD
3 36 (52.17%) TDD
4 32 (46.38%) Scrum
5 29 (42.03%) ATDD
6 24 (34.78%) DevOps
7 21 (30.43%) OO
8 19 (27.54%) Software Engineering
9 18 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (24.64%) OOD
11 16 (23.19%) Complexity Analysis
12 14 (20.29%) Kanban
12 14 (20.29%) Software Testing
13 13 (18.84%) Automated Testing
13 13 (18.84%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (18.84%) Test Automation
14 12 (17.39%) E-Commerce
14 12 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
15 11 (15.94%) Automation Testing
15 11 (15.94%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 44 (63.77%) Java
2 14 (20.29%) Clojure
2 14 (20.29%) Go
2 14 (20.29%) Rust
3 11 (15.94%) C#
4 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.04%) SQL
6 8 (11.59%) F#
7 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.80%) VBScript
9 3 (4.35%) Perl
9 3 (4.35%) Python
10 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.90%) C
10 2 (2.90%) C++
10 2 (2.90%) VB
11 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (36.23%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) SDET
3 1 (1.45%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (28.99%) Ansible
1 20 (28.99%) Puppet
2 18 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.90%) Terraform
4 1 (1.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Atlassian
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) hybris
3 5 (7.25%) IBM
4 3 (4.35%) Sonatype
4 3 (4.35%) Splunk
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.90%) New Relic
6 1 (1.45%) CA
6 1 (1.45%) xMatters