Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 64 60
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4 +33
Contract jobs citing JIRA 55 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.51% 2.27% 2.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.19% 16.57% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 23
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% -1.05% +31.94%
10th Percentile £328 £271 £375
90th Percentile £590 £575 £635
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +22.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £11.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -1.73% +57.27% -45.00%

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 210 175 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.40% 13.69% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 88 79
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £312 £271 £280
90th Percentile £556 £516 £523
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £26.75 £50.25 £49.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.77% +1.01% +53.08%
10th Percentile £13.58 £40.81 £36.38
90th Percentile £40.53 £53.75 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -8.54% -1.20% +3.75%

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 23 July 2018.

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 July 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 +8 19 £450 -18.18% 2
Hemel Hempstead 0 12 £375 -11.76%
Welwyn Garden City -5 8 £494 +1.28% 2
Borehamwood - 1 £275 - 1
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (43.64%) Test Automation
3 21 (38.18%) SQL
4 20 (36.36%) Oracle
5 17 (30.91%) Java
6 16 (29.09%) Jenkins
7 14 (25.45%) Confluence
8 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
9 12 (21.82%) Retail
9 12 (21.82%) Scenario Testing
10 11 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (20.00%) Finance
11 10 (18.18%) TDD
11 10 (18.18%) Web Services
11 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 10 (18.18%) DevOps
11 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
12 9 (16.36%) Unix
12 9 (16.36%) Scrum
13 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
13 8 (14.55%) Test Scripting
13 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
14 7 (12.73%) Data Migration
14 7 (12.73%) Selenium
14 7 (12.73%) BDD
14 7 (12.73%) DNA
14 7 (12.73%) Linux
14 7 (12.73%) XML

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 14 (25.45%) Confluence
2 6 (10.91%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.82%) nginx
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) HipChat
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) HFM
1 3 (5.45%) Magento
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.82%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) SaaS
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) GitHub
2 2 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.82%) IaaS
3 1 (1.82%) PaaS
3 1 (1.82%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Firewall
1 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.82%) 802.11
2 1 (1.82%) BGP
2 1 (1.82%) Broadband
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) Frame Relay
2 1 (1.82%) HSRP
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.82%) IPsec
2 1 (1.82%) MPLS
2 1 (1.82%) Multicast
2 1 (1.82%) OSPF
2 1 (1.82%) RIP
2 1 (1.82%) SNMP
2 1 (1.82%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (1.82%) SSL
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.91%) DB2
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.27%) MySQL
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.45%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (3.64%) Big Data
6 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.82%) Essbase
7 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Jenkins
2 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.73%) Selenium
4 6 (10.91%) Maven
5 5 (9.09%) Bitbucket
5 5 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.45%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.45%) Gradle
6 3 (5.45%) JMeter
6 3 (5.45%) Subversion
6 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.45%) Zephyr
7 2 (3.64%) Checkstyle
7 2 (3.64%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.82%) Protractor
General
1 12 (21.82%) Retail
2 11 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Games
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Tester
4 6 (10.91%) Automation Tester
5 5 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Agile Tester
6 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Backend Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) QA Tester
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Data Migration Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Data Migration Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Migration Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) Web Services
2 7 (12.73%) XML
3 6 (10.91%) CSS
4 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.09%) CSS3
5 4 (7.27%) .NET
5 4 (7.27%) Dropwizard
5 4 (7.27%) HTML
5 4 (7.27%) JSON
5 4 (7.27%) SOAP
6 3 (5.45%) Gherkin
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (5.45%) RESTEasy
6 3 (5.45%) RESTful
7 2 (3.64%) J2EE
7 2 (3.64%) ODBC
7 2 (3.64%) Velocity
7 2 (3.64%) Visualforce
8 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.82%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.27%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.64%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) Wiki
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.82%) EPoS
4 1 (1.82%) FMCG
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Unix
2 7 (12.73%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Solaris
3 3 (5.45%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) CentOS
4 1 (1.82%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (43.64%) Test Automation
3 12 (21.82%) Scenario Testing
4 11 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (18.18%) DevOps
5 10 (18.18%) TDD
6 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (16.36%) Scrum
6 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
7 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
7 8 (14.55%) Test Scripting
8 7 (12.73%) BDD
8 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
8 7 (12.73%) Data Migration
8 7 (12.73%) DNA
8 7 (12.73%) Migration
9 6 (10.91%) ETL
9 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
10 5 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) SQL
2 17 (30.91%) Java
3 7 (12.73%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.27%) C
5 4 (7.27%) Java 8
6 3 (5.45%) C#
6 3 (5.45%) Python
6 3 (5.45%) Ruby
6 3 (5.45%) VB
7 2 (3.64%) Apex Code
7 2 (3.64%) Perl
8 1 (1.82%) HiveQL
8 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.64%) AWS Certification
5 2 (3.64%) Degree
5 2 (3.64%) ISEB
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.82%) MBA
6 1 (1.82%) MCP
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.82%) OCP
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Docker
2 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.27%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Ansible
1 5 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 5 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (9.09%) Puppet
2 4 (7.27%) HP ALM
3 3 (5.45%) Rancher
3 3 (5.45%) Terraform
4 2 (3.64%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.64%) Mesos
5 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.82%) HP Fortify
5 1 (1.82%) Kibana
5 1 (1.82%) logstash
5 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) IBM
3 6 (10.91%) Atlassian
4 5 (9.09%) HP
5 4 (7.27%) hybris
5 4 (7.27%) VMware
6 3 (5.45%) Hyperion
6 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.64%) F5
7 2 (3.64%) Google
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.64%) New Relic
7 2 (3.64%) Sonatype
7 2 (3.64%) Splunk
7 2 (3.64%) Talend
7 2 (3.64%) Teradata
8 1 (1.82%) Demandware
8 1 (1.82%) Meraki
8 1 (1.82%) MikroTik
8 1 (1.82%) Tableau