Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 36 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +28
Contract jobs citing JIRA 64 71 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.41% 4.66% 4.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.77% 28.63% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 41
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 £360 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.78% -11.55% +8.53%
East of England median daily rate £470 £418 £450
% change year-on-year +12.57% -7.22% +19.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 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 £44.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.62% -1.11% -20.00%

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 208 248 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.33% 16.28% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 123 108
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £257 £308 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £608
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 17
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.98% -11.11% +32.00%
10th Percentile £40.90 £42.00 £41.40
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.00 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £43.75 £41.13
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +2.81%

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 15 January 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 15 January 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 -4 18 £550 +58.27%
Welwyn Garden City +14 12 £525 -4.55%
Stevenage -4 9 - - 2
Hitchin - 5 £510 -
Hemel Hempstead 0 4 £475 +13.10% 2
Rickmansworth -8 2 £388 -20.51%
St Albans - 1 £513 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £305 -
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.63%) Oracle
3 24 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 23 (35.94%) Security Cleared
4 23 (35.94%) TDD
5 21 (32.81%) SQL
5 21 (32.81%) SC Cleared
6 20 (31.25%) Confluence
7 18 (28.13%) Jenkins
8 17 (26.56%) Finance
9 16 (25.00%) XML
9 16 (25.00%) Subversion
10 15 (23.44%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (23.44%) C#
10 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
10 15 (23.44%) BDD
11 14 (21.88%) Talend
11 14 (21.88%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 14 (21.88%) ETL
11 14 (21.88%) Migration
11 14 (21.88%) PL/SQL
11 14 (21.88%) Data Migration
11 14 (21.88%) Reference Data
11 14 (21.88%) Data Mapping
12 13 (20.31%) Software Engineering
13 12 (18.75%) JSON
14 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (17.19%) Windows
14 11 (17.19%) T-SQL

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 20 (31.25%) Confluence
2 3 (4.69%) Mule
3 1 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) HipChat
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) HFM
1 1 (1.56%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.56%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.25%) SaaS
2 3 (4.69%) Slack
3 2 (3.13%) GitHub
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.56%) G Suite
4 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Wireless
2 2 (3.13%) 3GPP
2 2 (3.13%) 4G
2 2 (3.13%) 5G
2 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.13%) GSM
2 2 (3.13%) LTE
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.13%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) PostgreSQL
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.56%) Essbase
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) Power BI
4 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Jenkins
2 16 (25.00%) Subversion
3 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.38%) Bitbucket
5 4 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.69%) JUnit
6 3 (4.69%) Maven
7 2 (3.13%) ClearCase
7 2 (3.13%) ClearQuest
7 2 (3.13%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (3.13%) JMeter
7 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.56%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.56%) Checkstyle
8 1 (1.56%) Cobertura
8 1 (1.56%) Gradle
8 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) French Language
3 1 (1.56%) German Language
3 1 (1.56%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) Data Migration Developer
2 14 (21.88%) ETL Developer
2 14 (21.88%) Oracle Developer
2 14 (21.88%) Oracle ETL Developer
2 14 (21.88%) PostgreSQL Developer
2 14 (21.88%) SQL Developer
2 14 (21.88%) SQL Server Developer
3 11 (17.19%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) Test Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.25%) Product Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) Backend Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) XML
2 12 (18.75%) JSON
3 9 (14.06%) REST
4 8 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 7 (10.94%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (9.38%) Angular 2
7 5 (7.81%) SOAP
7 5 (7.81%) Spring
7 5 (7.81%) Spring Boot
7 5 (7.81%) Spring MVC
7 5 (7.81%) Web Services
8 4 (6.25%) .NET
9 3 (4.69%) CSS
9 3 (4.69%) CSS3
9 3 (4.69%) Dropwizard
9 3 (4.69%) RAML
10 1 (1.56%) boto
10 1 (1.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Reference Data
2 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.69%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.56%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.56%) FMCG
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Windows
2 10 (15.63%) Linux
3 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Solaris
4 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 23 (35.94%) TDD
4 15 (23.44%) BDD
5 14 (21.88%) Data Mapping
5 14 (21.88%) Data Migration
5 14 (21.88%) ETL
5 14 (21.88%) Migration
5 14 (21.88%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 13 (20.31%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.50%) DevOps
8 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.94%) Defect Management
8 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (10.94%) Test Scripting
9 6 (9.38%) Data Management
9 6 (9.38%) ERP
9 6 (9.38%) Scrum
9 6 (9.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) SQL
2 15 (23.44%) C#
3 14 (21.88%) PL/SQL
4 11 (17.19%) Java
4 11 (17.19%) T-SQL
5 8 (12.50%) Java 8
6 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.69%) Python
7 1 (1.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) Security Cleared
2 21 (32.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Docker
2 2 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.56%) Ansible
2 1 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.56%) Mesos
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.56%) Rancher
2 1 (1.56%) Terraform
2 1 (1.56%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (40.63%) Oracle
2 14 (21.88%) Talend
3 8 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.69%) Hyperion
6 2 (3.13%) Dynatrace
6 2 (3.13%) HP
6 2 (3.13%) MuleSoft
6 2 (3.13%) New Relic
6 2 (3.13%) Perforce
6 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.13%) Splunk
6 2 (3.13%) VMware
7 1 (1.56%) Google
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.56%) Sage
7 1 (1.56%) Sonatype