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 19 August 2014 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 58 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 11 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.48% - 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.58% - 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£345 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £50.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-22.00% +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
95 45 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.75% 8.30% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 19 70
Average daily rate £388 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 11
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

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 19 August 2014.

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 19 August 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
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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
Rickmansworth - 4 £300 - 1
Watford - 1 - -
Stevenage - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 12 (52.17%) QA
2 11 (47.83%) XML
3 10 (43.48%) CSS
4 9 (39.13%) XSL
4 9 (39.13%) XSLT
4 9 (39.13%) VBScript
4 9 (39.13%) IIS
5 8 (34.78%) Oracle
5 8 (34.78%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) OO
6 7 (30.43%) Java
6 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
6 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) Spring
6 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
7 6 (26.09%) VB
7 6 (26.09%) OOP
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
8 5 (21.74%) UNIX
8 5 (21.74%) JUnit
8 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
8 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
8 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (21.74%) ClearQuest

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 9 (39.13%) IIS
2 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JUnit
1 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
1 5 (21.74%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (21.74%) ClearQuest
2 4 (17.39%) FxCop
2 4 (17.39%) StyleCop
3 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.04%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) Maven
5 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
5 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) dotTrace
5 1 (4.35%) Moq
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Tester
2 5 (21.74%) VB Developer
2 5 (21.74%) VB6 Developer
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Automated Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) XML
2 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 9 (39.13%) XSL
3 9 (39.13%) XSLT
4 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
4 7 (30.43%) Spring
4 7 (30.43%) Web Services
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
5 4 (17.39%) WCF
5 4 (17.39%) LINQ
5 4 (17.39%) POCO
6 3 (13.04%) HTML
7 2 (8.70%) EJB
7 2 (8.70%) J2EE
7 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET
7 2 (8.70%) Java EE
7 2 (8.70%) JSF
7 2 (8.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) PKI
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) OO
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) OOP
3 5 (21.74%) Usability Testing
3 5 (21.74%) V-Model
3 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Code Coverage
4 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
5 3 (13.04%) UML
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) VBScript
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
4 6 (26.09%) VB
5 5 (21.74%) VB6
6 2 (8.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) BEA
3 1 (4.35%) Netezza
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
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