The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 58 59 70
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.30% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.35% 2.06% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £240 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.50%
Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
81 97 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.52% 15.18% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 51 47
Average daily rate £401 £383 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
JIRA
East of England

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
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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) VBScript
1 8 (80.00%) IIS
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) XML
1 8 (80.00%) XSL
1 8 (80.00%) XSLT
1 8 (80.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) VB
3 5 (50.00%) OOP
3 5 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Code Coverage
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) WCF
4 4 (40.00%) LINQ
4 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (40.00%) FxCop
4 4 (40.00%) VB6
4 4 (40.00%) StyleCop
4 4 (40.00%) POCO
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Retail
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) FxCop
1 4 (40.00%) StyleCop
2 1 (10.00%) Moq
2 1 (10.00%) dotTrace
2 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) VB Developer
2 4 (40.00%) VB6 Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
4 1 (10.00%) ASP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) XML
1 8 (80.00%) XSL
1 8 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (40.00%) WCF
2 4 (40.00%) LINQ
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) POCO
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) COM+
4 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (10.00%) StructureMap
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) OOP
1 5 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Code Coverage
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) VBScript
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) VB
4 4 (40.00%) VB6
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Netezza
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) IBM