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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 55 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 14 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.71% 1.39% -
As % of the Development Applications category 13.59% 11.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 0
Average daily rate
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£353 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
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
103 98 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.59% 12.41% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 59 20
Average daily rate £350 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 £353 -
St Albans - 1 £450 - 1
Stevenage - 1 £375 -
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
3 6 (31.58%) Selenium
3 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
4 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
5 4 (21.05%) Load Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Smartphone
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) UNIX
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) NUnit
6 3 (15.79%) Retail
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) Confluence
6 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (15.79%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
1 6 (31.58%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
3 3 (15.79%) NUnit
4 2 (10.53%) Subversion
4 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.26%) Hudson
5 1 (5.26%) Gerrit
5 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.26%) Calabash
5 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (5.26%) Appium
5 1 (5.26%) Maven
5 1 (5.26%) TestNG
5 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Web Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Report Writer
5 1 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) WCF
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) HPUX
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) SUSE
3 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) Load Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Dependency Management
6 2 (10.53%) Kanban
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) ETL
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Korn
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) TIBCO
2 2 (10.53%) hybris
3 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
3 1 (5.26%) ION Trading
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Sun
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat