Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 50 41
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 +32
Contract jobs citing JIRA 77 53 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.69% 3.36% 4.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.17% 22.46% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 30 38
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -16.67% +20.81%
East of England median daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -2.22% -
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £43.63 £45.00
% change year-on-year -3.72% -3.06% -14.29%

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 247 236 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.05% 14.97% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 112 98
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £260 £286 £261
90th Percentile £556 £574 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £407
% change year-on-year - +10.57% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 12
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.98% -12.00% +48.15%
10th Percentile £40.10 £42.00 £43.75
90th Percentile £52.25 £46.00 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.25 £42.88 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.46% +7.19% -

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 14 November 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 14 November 2018. 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 -4 20 £550 +49.66% 5
Welwyn Garden City +2 15 £525 -4.55% 1
Hemel Hempstead +7 11 £444 +4.41% 2
Stevenage +3 9 - - 2
Hitchin - 5 £510 -
Rickmansworth -8 1 £400 -40.74%
St Albans - 1 £513 - 4
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £305 -
Borehamwood - 1 £275 -
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 41 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.86%) Oracle
3 31 (40.26%) Test Automation
4 30 (38.96%) Security Cleared
5 29 (37.66%) SQL
6 27 (35.06%) TDD
7 24 (31.17%) SC Cleared
8 23 (29.87%) Jenkins
9 19 (24.68%) Finance
9 19 (24.68%) XML
10 18 (23.38%) PL/SQL
10 18 (23.38%) Migration
10 18 (23.38%) Software Engineering
10 18 (23.38%) Data Migration
10 18 (23.38%) Confluence
11 17 (22.08%) Subversion
11 17 (22.08%) Java
11 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
12 16 (20.78%) C#
12 16 (20.78%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (19.48%) ETL
13 15 (19.48%) BDD
13 15 (19.48%) Talend
13 15 (19.48%) Git (software)
13 15 (19.48%) Reference Data
13 15 (19.48%) Data Mapping
13 15 (19.48%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 14 (18.18%) JSON
15 13 (16.88%) AngularJS
16 12 (15.58%) Windows

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 (23.38%) Confluence
2 2 (2.60%) Mule
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.30%) CMS
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.30%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.60%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) HFM
2 1 (1.30%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) SaaS
3 3 (3.90%) GitHub
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.60%) Slack
5 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.30%) G Suite
5 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Wireless
2 2 (2.60%) 3GPP
2 2 (2.60%) 4G
2 2 (2.60%) 5G
2 2 (2.60%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.60%) GSM
2 2 (2.60%) LTE
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.60%) WCDMA
3 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.78%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.30%) Essbase
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.30%) Power BI
6 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (29.87%) Jenkins
2 17 (22.08%) Subversion
3 15 (19.48%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.09%) Bitbucket
5 5 (6.49%) JMeter
5 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.19%) Maven
6 4 (5.19%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.90%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (3.90%) LoadRunner
7 3 (3.90%) Selenium
8 2 (2.60%) ClearCase
8 2 (2.60%) ClearQuest
8 2 (2.60%) JUnit
9 1 (1.30%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.30%) Checkstyle
9 1 (1.30%) Gradle
9 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.30%) Protractor
9 1 (1.30%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (24.68%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (44.16%) Developer
2 16 (20.78%) Oracle Developer
3 15 (19.48%) Data Migration Developer
3 15 (19.48%) ETL Developer
3 15 (19.48%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 15 (19.48%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 15 (19.48%) SQL Developer
3 15 (19.48%) SQL Server Developer
4 14 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Administrator
5 6 (7.79%) Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Backend Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Test Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Tester
7 4 (5.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) XML
2 14 (18.18%) JSON
3 13 (16.88%) AngularJS
4 9 (11.69%) CSS
5 8 (10.39%) CSS3
6 7 (9.09%) Angular 2
6 7 (9.09%) Dropwizard
6 7 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (9.09%) REST
7 6 (7.79%) .NET
8 5 (6.49%) SOAP
8 5 (6.49%) Spring
8 5 (6.49%) Spring Boot
8 5 (6.49%) Spring MVC
8 5 (6.49%) Web Services
9 3 (3.90%) HTML
10 2 (2.60%) RAML
11 1 (1.30%) boto
11 1 (1.30%) Sass
11 1 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Reference Data
2 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.49%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.60%) FMCG
4 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.60%) User Experience
5 1 (1.30%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Linux
3 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Solaris
4 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.26%) Test Automation
3 27 (35.06%) TDD
4 18 (23.38%) Data Migration
4 18 (23.38%) Migration
4 18 (23.38%) Software Engineering
5 15 (19.48%) BDD
5 15 (19.48%) Data Mapping
5 15 (19.48%) ETL
5 15 (19.48%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 10 (12.99%) Infrastructure Management
6 10 (12.99%) Test Scripting
7 9 (11.69%) DevOps
8 8 (10.39%) Defect Management
9 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.09%) ERP
9 7 (9.09%) Software Delivery
10 6 (7.79%) Scrum
10 6 (7.79%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.66%) SQL
2 18 (23.38%) PL/SQL
3 17 (22.08%) Java
4 16 (20.78%) C#
5 12 (15.58%) Java 8
6 11 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.90%) C
7 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.90%) Python
7 3 (3.90%) VB
8 1 (1.30%) Groovy
8 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (38.96%) Security Cleared
2 24 (31.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.30%) Degree
5 1 (1.30%) ISEB
5 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.30%) MCP
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.30%) OCP
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Docker
2 2 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.60%) Puppet
3 1 (1.30%) Ansible
3 1 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.30%) Mesos
3 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.30%) Rancher
3 1 (1.30%) Terraform
3 1 (1.30%) yum
Vendors
1 33 (42.86%) Oracle
2 15 (19.48%) Talend
3 8 (10.39%) Atlassian
4 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.90%) HP
5 3 (3.90%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.60%) Dynatrace
6 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.60%) New Relic
6 2 (2.60%) Perforce
6 2 (2.60%) Sage
6 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.60%) Splunk
7 1 (1.30%) Demandware
7 1 (1.30%) Maxymiser
7 1 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.30%) Tableau
7 1 (1.30%) Teradata
7 1 (1.30%) VMware