Period
to 16 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 6 months to 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Atlassian JIRA
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 44 66
Rank change year-on-year +7 +22 -12
Contract jobs citing JIRA 73 56 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.03% 3.57% 2.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.70% 26.29% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 22
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.26% -1.05%
10th Percentile £366 £328 £363
90th Percentile £500 £610 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £46.50 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +322.73% - -
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year +9.41% -1.73% +57.27%

JIRA is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 284 213 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.57% 13.57% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 117 87
Hertfordshire median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £321 £312 £279
90th Percentile £550 £556 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £26.75 £50.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.22% -46.77% +1.52%
10th Percentile £38.48 £13.58 £40.81
90th Percentile £47.43 £40.53 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £45.22 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +20.57% -8.54% -5.75%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Hertfordshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Hertfordshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Hertfordshire

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA 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 6 months to 16 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +6 41 £475 +5.56% 2
Stevenage - 2 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City +9 1 £390 -21.01% 1
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £450 +22.45% 4
Borehamwood -4 1 £388 +40.91% 1
Royston - 1 - - 3
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (42.47%) Retail
3 24 (32.88%) Test Automation
4 23 (31.51%) Selenium
5 22 (30.14%) Java
6 18 (24.66%) Confluence
6 18 (24.66%) Cucumber
6 18 (24.66%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (23.29%) E-Commerce
7 17 (23.29%) Finance
8 16 (21.92%) Git (software)
9 15 (20.55%) Jenkins
10 14 (19.18%) SQL
10 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (16.44%) Scrum
11 12 (16.44%) User Stories
11 12 (16.44%) WebSphere
12 11 (15.07%) Games
12 11 (15.07%) IBM
13 10 (13.70%) Law
13 10 (13.70%) TDD
13 10 (13.70%) Magento
13 10 (13.70%) Unit Testing
13 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (13.70%) Analytics
13 10 (13.70%) hybris
13 10 (13.70%) Scenario Testing
14 9 (12.33%) Threat Management
14 9 (12.33%) BDD
14 9 (12.33%) Data Governance

JIRA
Co-occurring 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 18 (24.66%) Confluence
2 12 (16.44%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (5.48%) Apache Solr
4 4 (5.48%) CoreMedia CMS
5 2 (2.74%) IIS
5 2 (2.74%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.37%) Apache
6 1 (1.37%) nginx
6 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.37%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Magento
2 4 (5.48%) Fredhopper
2 4 (5.48%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.37%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.48%) Algolia
4 4 (5.48%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.48%) Office 365
4 4 (5.48%) Serverless
5 3 (4.11%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.74%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (2.74%) Sauce Labs
6 2 (2.74%) Slack
7 1 (1.37%) Force.com
7 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.37%) Google Docs
7 1 (1.37%) npm
7 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Firewall
1 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.37%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.37%) 5G
2 1 (1.37%) LTE
2 1 (1.37%) Skype
2 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) DB2
1 6 (8.22%) DbVisualizer
2 5 (6.85%) MySQL
2 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.48%) Big Data
3 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.11%) Power BI
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.74%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.37%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (31.51%) Selenium
2 18 (24.66%) Cucumber
3 16 (21.92%) Git (software)
4 15 (20.55%) Jenkins
5 7 (9.59%) WebDriver
6 5 (6.85%) Zephyr
7 4 (5.48%) git-flow
7 4 (5.48%) JUnit
7 4 (5.48%) Mockito
8 3 (4.11%) Appium
8 3 (4.11%) Maven
8 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.74%) ER Studio
9 2 (2.74%) Gradle
9 2 (2.74%) ReSharper
9 2 (2.74%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.74%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (2.74%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (42.47%) Retail
2 17 (23.29%) Finance
3 11 (15.07%) Games
4 10 (13.70%) Law
5 5 (6.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.74%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.74%) French Language
8 1 (1.37%) Legal
8 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Analyst
2 22 (30.14%) Business Analyst
3 14 (19.18%) Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Security Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Data Business Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Tester
7 5 (6.85%) Retail Business Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Automation Test Lead
8 4 (5.48%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.48%) Java Automation Tester
8 4 (5.48%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.48%) SIEM Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Splunk Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) HTML
2 8 (10.96%) React
2 8 (10.96%) REST
3 7 (9.59%) AngularJS
3 7 (9.59%) CSS
4 6 (8.22%) Gherkin
4 6 (8.22%) RESTful
4 6 (8.22%) Web Services
5 5 (6.85%) .NET
5 5 (6.85%) JSP
6 4 (5.48%) J2EE
6 4 (5.48%) Java EE
6 4 (5.48%) JAX-RS
6 4 (5.48%) JDBC
6 4 (5.48%) JMS
6 4 (5.48%) JPA
6 4 (5.48%) Servlets
6 4 (5.48%) Spring
6 4 (5.48%) Spring Boot
7 3 (4.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.11%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Unix
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.88%) Test Automation
3 18 (24.66%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (23.29%) E-Commerce
5 12 (16.44%) Scrum
5 12 (16.44%) User Stories
6 10 (13.70%) Analytics
6 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (13.70%) Scenario Testing
6 10 (13.70%) TDD
6 10 (13.70%) Unit Testing
7 9 (12.33%) BDD
7 9 (12.33%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (12.33%) Data Governance
7 9 (12.33%) Data Security
7 9 (12.33%) Test Strategy
7 9 (12.33%) Threat Management
8 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (10.96%) Data Modelling
8 8 (10.96%) Multichannel Retail
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) Java
2 14 (19.18%) SQL
3 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.96%) C#
5 6 (8.22%) Python
6 5 (6.85%) VBScript
7 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.74%) C
8 2 (2.74%) PHP
9 1 (1.37%) C++
9 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.37%) ES6
9 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.37%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) ISEB
2 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (4.11%) QA
3 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.37%) ISO 20022
4 1 (1.37%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) CASB
2 2 (2.74%) Ansible
2 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.74%) Puppet
3 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.37%) Nessus
3 1 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) IBM
2 10 (13.70%) hybris
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle
4 6 (8.22%) SAP
5 5 (6.85%) Adobe
5 5 (6.85%) Google
5 5 (6.85%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (6.85%) Talend
6 4 (5.48%) Elastic Path
6 4 (5.48%) Splunk
7 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.74%) IDERA
7 2 (2.74%) Informatica
8 1 (1.37%) Ariba
8 1 (1.37%) Kronos
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.37%) Xerox