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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 43 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 20 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.06% - 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.40% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
Average daily rate
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£310 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
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
73 73 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.18% 11.72% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 58
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -9.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 - 6 £275 -
Rickmansworth - 6 £280 -
Watford - 3 £500 -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) Java
3 18 (48.65%) XML
4 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 16 (43.24%) SQL
4 16 (43.24%) Oracle
5 14 (37.84%) JUnit
6 13 (35.14%) CSS
7 12 (32.43%) SOA
7 12 (32.43%) TDD
7 12 (32.43%) Spring
7 12 (32.43%) QA
8 11 (29.73%) Selenium
8 11 (29.73%) WebLogic
9 10 (27.03%) Python
9 10 (27.03%) UML
9 10 (27.03%) Hibernate
9 10 (27.03%) Scrum
9 10 (27.03%) PL/SQL
9 10 (27.03%) StyleCop
9 10 (27.03%) Ruby
9 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database
10 9 (24.32%) Finance
10 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
10 9 (24.32%) OOP
10 9 (24.32%) .NET
10 9 (24.32%) HTML
11 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
11 8 (21.62%) UNIX
11 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (29.73%) WebLogic
2 7 (18.92%) Confluence
2 7 (18.92%) IIS
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (16.22%) JBoss
3 6 (16.22%) MQSeries
3 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.41%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
2 1 (2.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database
2 6 (16.22%) Couchbase
2 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) JUnit
2 11 (29.73%) Selenium
3 10 (27.03%) StyleCop
4 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
5 8 (21.62%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (21.62%) Cucumber
6 7 (18.92%) FxCop
7 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
7 6 (16.22%) Ant
7 6 (16.22%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (13.51%) Subversion
8 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
8 5 (13.51%) ClearQuest
9 4 (10.81%) Maven
10 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
10 3 (8.11%) Fiddler
10 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
11 1 (2.70%) NUnit
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.81%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Tester
4 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) .NET Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Senior Tester
8 3 (8.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Automated Test Analyst
10 1 (2.70%) Monitoring Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) Technical Business Analyst
10 1 (2.70%) Software Test Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Lead Java Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Lead Software Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) Banking Business Analyst
10 1 (2.70%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) XML
2 13 (35.14%) CSS
3 12 (32.43%) Spring
4 10 (27.03%) Hibernate
5 9 (24.32%) .NET
5 9 (24.32%) HTML
6 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
7 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
7 7 (18.92%) WCF
7 7 (18.92%) LINQ
7 7 (18.92%) Web Services
7 7 (18.92%) XSL
7 7 (18.92%) XSLT
7 7 (18.92%) POCO
8 6 (16.22%) REST
8 6 (16.22%) CSS3
8 6 (16.22%) HTML5
8 6 (16.22%) PhoneGap
8 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
8 6 (16.22%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) PKI
2 3 (8.11%) SWIFT
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) SOA
2 12 (32.43%) TDD
3 10 (27.03%) UML
3 10 (27.03%) Scrum
4 9 (24.32%) OOP
5 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
6 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (18.92%) BDD
6 7 (18.92%) Code Coverage
6 7 (18.92%) Regression Testing
7 6 (16.22%) DevOps
7 6 (16.22%) MVC
7 6 (16.22%) Pair Programming
8 5 (13.51%) Usability Testing
8 5 (13.51%) V-Model
9 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
9 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
2 16 (43.24%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) Python
3 10 (27.03%) PL/SQL
3 10 (27.03%) Ruby
4 7 (18.92%) VBScript
5 5 (13.51%) C#
6 3 (8.11%) Scala
6 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.41%) Perl
8 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) Sun Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (10.81%) SCOM
3 3 (8.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Talend
3 4 (10.81%) Splunk
4 3 (8.11%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) BEA
6 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.70%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.70%) McAfee