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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 33 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 28 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.22% 1.37% 3.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.11% 16.67% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 12
Median daily rate £529 £445 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.82% +43.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £375 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £866 £583 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -32.50%

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
93 54 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.01% 8.24% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 22 45
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 3
Median hourly rate £50.13 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.90% -5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Rickmansworth - 8 £321 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £531 -
Hertford - 2 - -
Watford +2 1 £550 - 4
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 58 (89.23%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (70.77%) Git (software)
3 42 (64.62%) BDD
4 41 (63.08%) Java
5 34 (52.31%) TDD
5 34 (52.31%) Jenkins
6 33 (50.77%) Scrum
7 28 (43.08%) Maven
8 27 (41.54%) ATDD
8 27 (41.54%) Confluence
9 24 (36.92%) Selenium
10 22 (33.85%) Atlassian
10 22 (33.85%) Cucumber
10 22 (33.85%) DevOps
11 20 (30.77%) QA
12 19 (29.23%) Spring
12 19 (29.23%) Ansible
13 18 (27.69%) Puppet
13 18 (27.69%) WebDriver
13 18 (27.69%) Gherkin
13 18 (27.69%) SoapUI
13 18 (27.69%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (27.69%) Retail
13 18 (27.69%) OO
14 16 (24.62%) Opscode Chef
14 16 (24.62%) RESTful
14 16 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (23.08%) Software Engineering
15 15 (23.08%) Kanban
15 15 (23.08%) Software Testing

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 27 (41.54%) Confluence
2 14 (21.54%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.15%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (6.15%) IIS
3 4 (6.15%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) GitHub
2 2 (3.08%) Trello
3 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) DB2
2 4 (6.15%) DbVisualizer
2 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.08%) Big Data
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 46 (70.77%) Git (software)
2 34 (52.31%) Jenkins
3 28 (43.08%) Maven
4 24 (36.92%) Selenium
5 22 (33.85%) Cucumber
6 18 (27.69%) SoapUI
6 18 (27.69%) WebDriver
7 14 (21.54%) Ant
7 14 (21.54%) Gradle
7 14 (21.54%) JUnit
8 12 (18.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (18.46%) JBehave
9 9 (13.85%) Moq
9 9 (13.85%) TeamCity
10 8 (12.31%) FitNesse
10 8 (12.31%) JMeter
11 7 (10.77%) NUnit
12 6 (9.23%) Robot Framework
13 5 (7.69%) Bitbucket
13 5 (7.69%) Mockito
General
1 18 (27.69%) Retail
2 13 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Developer
2 16 (24.62%) Java Developer
3 14 (21.54%) Automation Tester
3 14 (21.54%) Tester
4 8 (12.31%) Java Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Java Automation Tester
5 7 (10.77%) Scrum Master
5 7 (10.77%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 7 (10.77%) Selenium Tester
6 6 (9.23%) Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Test Manager
8 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.15%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Portfolio Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Portfolio Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.23%) Spring
2 18 (27.69%) Gherkin
3 16 (24.62%) RESTful
4 9 (13.85%) XML
5 8 (12.31%) HTML
6 7 (10.77%) Hibernate
6 7 (10.77%) Velocity
7 5 (7.69%) Spring Boot
8 4 (6.15%) .NET
8 4 (6.15%) .NET Framework
8 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
8 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (6.15%) AutoMapper
8 4 (6.15%) Dapper ORM
8 4 (6.15%) Dropwizard
8 4 (6.15%) Entity Framework
8 4 (6.15%) LINQ
8 4 (6.15%) NHibernate
8 4 (6.15%) REST
8 4 (6.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Data Structures
2 13 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Contactless
3 4 (6.15%) EMV
4 2 (3.08%) FMCG
4 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.54%) EPoS
5 1 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Unix
2 7 (10.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) CentOS
3 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Solaris
3 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (89.23%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (64.62%) BDD
3 34 (52.31%) TDD
4 33 (50.77%) Scrum
5 27 (41.54%) ATDD
6 22 (33.85%) DevOps
7 18 (27.69%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (27.69%) OO
8 15 (23.08%) Kanban
8 15 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 15 (23.08%) Software Testing
9 14 (21.54%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (21.54%) OOD
10 13 (20.00%) Complexity Analysis
10 13 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 12 (18.46%) Automated Testing
11 12 (18.46%) Automation Testing
11 12 (18.46%) Open Source
12 11 (16.92%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 41 (63.08%) Java
2 12 (18.46%) Clojure
2 12 (18.46%) Go
2 12 (18.46%) Rust
3 9 (13.85%) F#
3 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.31%) C#
4 8 (12.31%) SQL
5 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.15%) VBScript
7 3 (4.62%) Perl
7 3 (4.62%) Python
8 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.08%) C
8 2 (3.08%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (30.77%) QA
2 4 (6.15%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (29.23%) Ansible
2 18 (27.69%) Puppet
3 16 (24.62%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.62%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.08%) Terraform
6 1 (1.54%) Nessus
6 1 (1.54%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Atlassian
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
3 4 (6.15%) hybris
3 4 (6.15%) IBM
4 3 (4.62%) Sonatype
4 3 (4.62%) Splunk
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.08%) New Relic
6 1 (1.54%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.54%) PagerDuty
6 1 (1.54%) xMatters