Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 42 70
Rank change year-on-year -7 +28 +19
Contract jobs citing JIRA 55 57 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.47% 4.09% 1.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.91% 30.98% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 24
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £450 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.81% +0.68%
10th Percentile £250 £267 £286
90th Percentile £576 £708 £534
East of England median daily rate £416 £450 £370
% change year-on-year -7.50% +21.62% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% - -
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year -2.22% -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 251 184 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.82% 13.19% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 101 110
Hertfordshire median daily rate £419 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £296 £258 £274
90th Percentile £575 £575 £514
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +42.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £42.00 £43.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £53.75 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.89%

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 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily 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 23 November 2017. 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 +7 27 £348 -30.50% 4
Rickmansworth -7 3 £675 +106.42% 1
Hemel Hempstead 0 2 £425 -10.53% 6
Welwyn Garden City -8 2 £550 -4.35%
Stevenage -10 2 - -
Hatfield - 1 £450 -
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) Confluence
3 17 (30.91%) Scrum
3 17 (30.91%) Atlassian
4 15 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 14 (25.45%) Oracle
5 14 (25.45%) Retail
6 13 (23.64%) Finance
7 12 (21.82%) Unix
7 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
8 11 (20.00%) Time Management
9 10 (18.18%) DNA
9 10 (18.18%) DB2
9 10 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 10 (18.18%) User Stories
9 10 (18.18%) BDD
10 9 (16.36%) DevOps
10 9 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (16.36%) WebSphere
10 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
10 9 (16.36%) Workflow
10 9 (16.36%) Games
10 9 (16.36%) Windows
10 9 (16.36%) Linux
11 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
11 8 (14.55%) Java
11 8 (14.55%) SQL
11 8 (14.55%) HP
11 8 (14.55%) ISEB
11 8 (14.55%) Test Automation

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 22 (40.00%) Confluence
2 9 (16.36%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.91%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (5.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (5.45%) IIS
4 3 (5.45%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) HipChat
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Magento
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.73%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (10.91%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.45%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) DB2
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.73%) MySQL
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
3 7 (12.73%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (12.73%) RDBMS
3 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.64%) DbVisualizer
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.73%) Bitbucket
3 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
4 6 (10.91%) Selenium
5 5 (9.09%) WebDriver
6 4 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.27%) Moq
6 4 (7.27%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (5.45%) FxCop
7 3 (5.45%) Maven
7 3 (5.45%) ReSharper
7 3 (5.45%) StyleCop
8 2 (3.64%) Checkstyle
8 2 (3.64%) InstallShield
8 2 (3.64%) JBehave
8 2 (3.64%) JUnit
8 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.45%) Retail
2 13 (23.64%) Finance
3 9 (16.36%) Games
4 7 (12.73%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Front Office
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Tester
3 11 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Junior
4 7 (12.73%) Junior Software Tester
4 7 (12.73%) Junior Tester
4 7 (12.73%) Software Tester
5 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Web Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Web Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) QA Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) .NET
1 7 (12.73%) Gherkin
2 6 (10.91%) boto
3 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 5 (9.09%) WCF
4 4 (7.27%) HTML
4 4 (7.27%) RESTful
4 4 (7.27%) Web Services
5 3 (5.45%) ADO.NET
5 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (5.45%) AutoMapper
5 3 (5.45%) CSS
5 3 (5.45%) LINQ
5 3 (5.45%) Middleware
5 3 (5.45%) NHibernate
5 3 (5.45%) SOAP
5 3 (5.45%) XML
5 3 (5.45%) XSL
5 3 (5.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.82%) Fintech
2 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.82%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Unix
2 9 (16.36%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) Windows
3 7 (12.73%) Solaris
4 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) Scrum
3 15 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 11 (20.00%) Time Management
5 10 (18.18%) BDD
5 10 (18.18%) DNA
5 10 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 10 (18.18%) User Stories
6 9 (16.36%) DevOps
6 9 (16.36%) Workflow
7 8 (14.55%) Scenario Testing
7 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
7 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
8 7 (12.73%) Acceptance Criteria
8 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
8 7 (12.73%) Kanban
8 7 (12.73%) TDD
8 7 (12.73%) Test Planning
8 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
9 6 (10.91%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) Java
1 8 (14.55%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) C#
2 7 (12.73%) Python
3 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.45%) VBScript
5 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.64%) VB
6 1 (1.82%) Groovy
6 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.82%) Scala
6 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (14.55%) ISEB
3 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) Degree
5 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) GCP
2 3 (5.45%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) GDPR
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Docker
2 2 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Docker Swarm
1 6 (10.91%) Kubernetes
1 6 (10.91%) Mesos
1 6 (10.91%) Rancher
2 5 (9.09%) Ansible
2 5 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.27%) SCCM
4 3 (5.45%) Puppet
5 1 (1.82%) Terraform
5 1 (1.82%) yum
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Atlassian
2 14 (25.45%) Oracle
3 8 (14.55%) HP
4 4 (7.27%) hybris
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.45%) Adobe
5 3 (5.45%) IBM
5 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.64%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.82%) Google
7 1 (1.82%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.82%) Serena
7 1 (1.82%) VMware