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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 45 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Contract jobs citing JIRA 13 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.83% 0.42% 1.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.64% 3.23% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Median daily rate £475 £288 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% +19.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
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
55 93 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.72% 13.01% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 31
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £220 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Median hourly rate £38.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.79%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hemel Hempstead -3 4 £450 -5.26%
Rickmansworth - 2 - -
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Confluence
3 9 (32.14%) Oracle
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) MS Project
5 7 (25.00%) Retail
5 7 (25.00%) MS Project Server
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (25.00%) Atlassian
5 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Change Management
6 6 (21.43%) QA
6 6 (21.43%) Java
7 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
7 5 (17.86%) Maven
7 5 (17.86%) TDD
7 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.86%) DevOps
7 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
7 5 (17.86%) Gradle
7 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
8 4 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Selenium
8 4 (14.29%) Solaris
8 4 (14.29%) Linux
8 4 (14.29%) WebLogic

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 11 (39.29%) Confluence
2 7 (25.00%) MS Project Server
3 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 2 (7.14%) JBoss
5 1 (3.57%) CMS
5 1 (3.57%) Drupal
5 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Project
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Magento
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) DB2
1 3 (10.71%) DbVisualizer
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
2 5 (17.86%) Gradle
2 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) Maven
3 4 (14.29%) Selenium
4 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.71%) Protractor
4 3 (10.71%) Subversion
4 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
4 3 (10.71%) Zephyr
5 2 (7.14%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (3.57%) Ant
6 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
6 1 (3.57%) FishEye
6 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
1 7 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Digital Project Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Automation Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Functional QA Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Automation Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Manual Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) QA Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Web Automation Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Web Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Flash
1 3 (10.71%) Gherkin
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
1 3 (10.71%) J2EE
1 3 (10.71%) RESTful
1 3 (10.71%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) REST
2 2 (7.14%) SOAP
2 2 (7.14%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
1 4 (14.29%) Solaris
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (21.43%) Change Management
3 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
4 5 (17.86%) DevOps
4 5 (17.86%) TDD
4 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Coaching
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) Document Management
6 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 3 (10.71%) System Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.71%) Time Management
6 3 (10.71%) V-Model
7 2 (7.14%) Microservices
7 2 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
1 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (10.71%) JDA
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) VocaLink
5 1 (3.57%) hybris
5 1 (3.57%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.57%) Sonatype