The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 58 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 6 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.94% 1.32% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.90% 11.90% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£288 £240 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.79% -46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +150.00%
JIRA
East of England

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
87 84 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.68% 11.05% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 50
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £475 -
Welwyn Garden City +10 1 £275 - 1
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA.

1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) Java
3 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (50.00%) Oracle
3 13 (50.00%) XML
3 13 (50.00%) Python
3 13 (50.00%) SOA
3 13 (50.00%) Selenium
3 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (46.15%) Ruby
4 12 (46.15%) JUnit
4 12 (46.15%) HTML
5 11 (42.31%) UML
5 11 (42.31%) OOP
6 10 (38.46%) WebLogic
6 10 (38.46%) MVC
6 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
6 10 (38.46%) HTML5
6 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
7 9 (34.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (34.62%) Talend
7 9 (34.62%) Apache Camel
7 9 (34.62%) Mobile Development
7 9 (34.62%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (34.62%) CSS3
7 9 (34.62%) PhoneGap
7 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
7 9 (34.62%) jQuery
7 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
7 9 (34.62%) WebSphere

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
2 9 (34.62%) JBoss
2 9 (34.62%) MQSeries
3 7 (26.92%) Confluence
4 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
1 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Couchbase
1 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Selenium
1 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (46.15%) JUnit
3 9 (34.62%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (34.62%) Ant
4 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
4 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
5 4 (15.38%) Subversion
5 4 (15.38%) Maven
6 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
6 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
6 3 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (7.69%) StyleCop
7 2 (7.69%) Fiddler
8 1 (3.85%) Calabash
8 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (3.85%) Appium
8 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.85%) Hudson
General
1 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 4 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Java Software Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) AWS Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) XML
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) HTML5
3 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
4 9 (34.62%) Apache Camel
4 9 (34.62%) CSS3
4 9 (34.62%) PhoneGap
4 9 (34.62%) jQuery
4 9 (34.62%) JSON
4 9 (34.62%) CSS
5 6 (23.08%) Spring
6 5 (19.23%) REST
7 4 (15.38%) Java EE
7 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
7 4 (15.38%) J2EE
8 2 (7.69%) .NET
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
9 1 (3.85%) EJB
9 1 (3.85%) Web Services
9 1 (3.85%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) HPUX
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) SUSE
2 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) SOA
3 11 (42.31%) UML
3 11 (42.31%) OOP
4 10 (38.46%) MVC
4 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 9 (34.62%) Mobile Development
5 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
6 6 (23.08%) TDD
6 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 5 (19.23%) DevOps
7 5 (19.23%) Pair Programming
8 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
9 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
9 3 (11.54%) Scrum
9 3 (11.54%) BDD
9 3 (11.54%) Kanban
9 3 (11.54%) Test Management
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) Python
3 12 (46.15%) Ruby
4 9 (34.62%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
6 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
6 3 (11.54%) Scala
7 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.69%) C#
7 2 (7.69%) Perl
8 1 (3.85%) VBScript
8 1 (3.85%) Korn
8 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.69%) SCOM
2 2 (7.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (34.62%) Talend
3 4 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Splunk
5 1 (3.85%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Sun
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) BEA
5 1 (3.85%) ION Trading
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds