Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 50 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +46
Contract jobs citing JIRA 60 45 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.68% 3.19% 3.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.52% 19.91% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 39
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +25.00%
10th Percentile £354 £250 £262
90th Percentile £550 £575 £638
East of England median daily rate £450 £415 £450
% change year-on-year +8.43% -7.78% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £43.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -2.89% +57.27% -47.62%

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 218 226 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.37% 16.03% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 119 98
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £325 £273 £263
90th Percentile £556 £538 £529
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.25 £44.85 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.80% -10.30% +33.33%
10th Percentile £25.75 £40.93 £45.85
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.14 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year - +0.59% +4.97%

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 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -1 16 £550 +2.33% 3
Hemel Hempstead +4 14 £400 -5.88%
Welwyn Garden City -10 8 £494 +1.28% 1
Hitchin - 4 £510 -
Stevenage -7 2 - - 5
Borehamwood - 1 £275 - 2
St Albans - 1 £513 - 4
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 27 (45.00%) SQL
4 26 (43.33%) Oracle
5 23 (38.33%) TDD
6 21 (35.00%) Security Cleared
7 17 (28.33%) Jenkins
8 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
9 15 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 15 (25.00%) Finance
9 15 (25.00%) Java
10 14 (23.33%) PL/SQL
10 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
10 14 (23.33%) XML
10 14 (23.33%) Migration
10 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
10 14 (23.33%) Data Migration
11 13 (21.67%) Confluence
11 13 (21.67%) Subversion
12 12 (20.00%) C#
12 12 (20.00%) ETL
12 12 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 11 (18.33%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (18.33%) DevOps
13 11 (18.33%) BDD
13 11 (18.33%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (18.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 11 (18.33%) Java 8
14 10 (16.67%) Reference Data
14 10 (16.67%) Data Mapping

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 13 (21.67%) Confluence
2 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.67%) nginx
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.67%) HipChat
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) HFM
2 2 (3.33%) Sage 50
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.67%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.33%) SaaS
2 3 (5.00%) GitHub
2 3 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.67%) IaaS
4 1 (1.67%) PaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) Broadband
2 1 (1.67%) DNS
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.67%) SSL
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (3.33%) Big Data
5 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.67%) Essbase
6 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) MySQL
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.67%) Power BI
6 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (28.33%) Jenkins
2 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 13 (21.67%) Subversion
4 7 (11.67%) Bitbucket
5 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (8.33%) JMeter
7 4 (6.67%) Maven
8 3 (5.00%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (5.00%) LoadRunner
8 3 (5.00%) Selenium
9 2 (3.33%) Artifactory
9 2 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (3.33%) Zephyr
10 1 (1.67%) Checkstyle
10 1 (1.67%) Cobertura
10 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.67%) Gradle
10 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.67%) ReSharper
10 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (46.67%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) Java Developer
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Data Migration Developer
3 10 (16.67%) ETL Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 10 (16.67%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 10 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 7 (11.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Backend Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Agile Tester
8 3 (5.00%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.00%) Programme Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) XML
2 12 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 9 (15.00%) CSS
3 9 (15.00%) JSON
4 8 (13.33%) CSS3
5 7 (11.67%) .NET
5 7 (11.67%) Dropwizard
6 6 (10.00%) Angular 2
7 5 (8.33%) REST
8 4 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (6.67%) SOAP
8 4 (6.67%) Spring
8 4 (6.67%) Spring Boot
8 4 (6.67%) Spring MVC
8 4 (6.67%) Web Services
9 3 (5.00%) HTML
10 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.67%) Middleware
10 1 (1.67%) ODBC
10 1 (1.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (16.67%) Reference Data
2 6 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 4 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.67%) FMCG
5 1 (1.67%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Linux
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.67%) CentOS
3 1 (1.67%) Solaris
3 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 23 (38.33%) TDD
4 14 (23.33%) Data Migration
4 14 (23.33%) Migration
4 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
5 12 (20.00%) ETL
6 11 (18.33%) BDD
6 11 (18.33%) DevOps
6 11 (18.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 11 (18.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 10 (16.67%) Data Mapping
8 7 (11.67%) Scrum
8 7 (11.67%) Software Delivery
9 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (10.00%) Decision-Making
9 6 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
10 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) SQL
2 15 (25.00%) Java
3 14 (23.33%) PL/SQL
4 12 (20.00%) C#
5 11 (18.33%) Java 8
6 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.00%) C
7 3 (5.00%) Python
7 3 (5.00%) Ruby
7 3 (5.00%) VB
8 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.33%) Perl
8 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.67%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.67%) HiveQL
9 1 (1.67%) PHP
9 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) AWS Certification
3 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.67%) ISEB
5 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.67%) MBA
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.67%) OCP
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.00%) Ansible
2 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.67%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.67%) Kibana
3 1 (1.67%) logstash
3 1 (1.67%) Mesos
3 1 (1.67%) Rancher
3 1 (1.67%) Terraform
3 1 (1.67%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Oracle
2 10 (16.67%) Talend
3 5 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.67%) New Relic
4 4 (6.67%) Splunk
5 3 (5.00%) HP
5 3 (5.00%) Hyperion
6 2 (3.33%) Dynatrace
6 2 (3.33%) F5
6 2 (3.33%) Google
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.33%) Sage
6 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.67%) Demandware
7 1 (1.67%) Percona
7 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.67%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.67%) Tableau