The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 92 108 126
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +18
Contract jobs citing JIRA 31 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.21% 0.84% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.60% 10.40% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 2
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£400 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £335 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £449 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
JIRA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
246 202 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.59% 8.04% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 96 117
Average daily rate £400 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Berkshire region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Berkshire region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 13 £400 +3.22% 2
Slough +6 7 £430 +30.30%
Newbury +1 5 £350 -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA.

1 42 (68.85%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (42.62%) Scrum
3 13 (21.31%) Confluence
4 12 (19.67%) Ab Initio
4 12 (19.67%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (19.67%) ETL
5 11 (18.03%) HTML
5 11 (18.03%) Java
5 11 (18.03%) XML
5 11 (18.03%) Selenium
6 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
6 10 (16.39%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
6 10 (16.39%) Oracle
7 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
7 9 (14.75%) SQL
7 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
7 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
8 8 (13.11%) User Stories
8 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (13.11%) Software Delivery
8 8 (13.11%) Finance
8 8 (13.11%) Migration
9 7 (11.48%) TDD
9 7 (11.48%) CSS
9 7 (11.48%) SOAP
9 7 (11.48%) Python
9 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (11.48%) Agile Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Atlassian

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (21.31%) Confluence
2 5 (8.20%) CMS
3 4 (6.56%) Node.js
3 4 (6.56%) Drupal
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.92%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.64%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.64%) Magnolia
5 1 (1.64%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Project
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) GitHub
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) VPN
2 1 (1.64%) IPv6
2 1 (1.64%) OSPF
2 1 (1.64%) BGP
2 1 (1.64%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) IPsec
2 1 (1.64%) Network Security
2 1 (1.64%) LDAP
2 1 (1.64%) ATM
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.84%) MySQL
2 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.84%) DB2
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (6.56%) Star Schema
5 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.64%) SSDT
6 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Selenium
2 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.84%) HP UFT
4 4 (6.56%) TestNG
4 4 (6.56%) JUnit
4 4 (6.56%) IntelliJ
4 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.56%) Grunt
4 4 (6.56%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.92%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.28%) Subversion
7 1 (1.64%) Maven
7 1 (1.64%) Ant
7 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.64%) Hudson
7 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
2 8 (13.11%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Billing
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Analyst
2 9 (14.75%) Business Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Project Manager
3 8 (13.11%) Test Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Tester
6 5 (8.20%) ETL Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) ETL Designer
7 4 (6.56%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Designer
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Design Authority
7 4 (6.56%) Test Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Software Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Lead Designer
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) HTML
1 11 (18.03%) XML
2 7 (11.48%) SOAP
2 7 (11.48%) CSS
3 6 (9.84%) Web Services
3 6 (9.84%) JSON
3 6 (9.84%) REST
3 6 (9.84%) Gherkin
4 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.56%) Sass
5 4 (6.56%) .NET
6 3 (4.92%) jQuery
6 3 (4.92%) RESTful
7 2 (3.28%) Velocity
7 2 (3.28%) HTML5
7 2 (3.28%) CSS3
8 1 (1.64%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.92%) iSeries
4 2 (3.28%) User Experience
4 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.28%) PMI
4 2 (3.28%) Web 2.0
4 2 (3.28%) Wiki
5 1 (1.64%) FMCG
5 1 (1.64%) DTV
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) AIX
1 6 (9.84%) UNIX
2 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Android
2 2 (3.28%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.64%) Debian
3 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (68.85%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (42.62%) Scrum
3 12 (19.67%) ETL
4 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
5 8 (13.11%) Migration
5 8 (13.11%) User Stories
5 8 (13.11%) Software Delivery
6 7 (11.48%) Agile Testing
6 7 (11.48%) Kanban
6 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
6 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (11.48%) TDD
7 6 (9.84%) SEO
7 6 (9.84%) Validation
7 6 (9.84%) Analytics
8 5 (8.20%) Open Source
8 5 (8.20%) Integration Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.20%) SOA
8 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) Java
2 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.75%) SQL
3 7 (11.48%) Python
4 6 (9.84%) Groovy
4 6 (9.84%) Scala
5 3 (4.92%) RPG
5 3 (4.92%) VBA
6 2 (3.28%) C#
7 1 (1.64%) C
7 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.64%) Perl
7 1 (1.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.64%) Ruby
7 1 (1.64%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) ISEB
3 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Samba
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.64%) Postfix
1 1 (1.64%) XenServer
1 1 (1.64%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) Salt
2 1 (1.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Ab Initio
2 10 (16.39%) Oracle
3 7 (11.48%) Atlassian
4 6 (9.84%) Teradata
5 5 (8.20%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.56%) Adobe
6 4 (6.56%) HP
7 2 (3.28%) ExactTarget
8 1 (1.64%) Alterian
8 1 (1.64%) Citrix
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.64%) SAP
8 1 (1.64%) Cognos
8 1 (1.64%) VMware
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