The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
South East / Berkshire
Rank 75 102 81
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -21
Contract jobs citing JIRA 34 18 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.73% 0.71% 1.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.91% 8.18% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 33
Median daily rate £400 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £150 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £445 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £110.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.45% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -37.50%

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
228 220 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.63% 8.71% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 133 152
Median daily rate £440 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £46.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% +30.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £45.00 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +22 15 £400 - 3
Bracknell +9 8 - -
Hungerford - 3 £253 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £400 - 4
Slough +4 1 £418 +178.33% 1
Windsor - 1 £500 -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 51 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (46.67%) Jenkins
3 29 (38.67%) Java
4 27 (36.00%) Git (software)
5 25 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 25 (33.33%) Scrum
6 24 (32.00%) Confluence
6 24 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (28.00%) TDD
8 20 (26.67%) HTML
9 18 (24.00%) Open Source
9 18 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (22.67%) Linux
11 16 (21.33%) E-Commerce
11 16 (21.33%) Pair Programming
12 15 (20.00%) Web Services
13 14 (18.67%) Subversion
14 13 (17.33%) DevOps
15 12 (16.00%) Ansible
15 12 (16.00%) Docker
15 12 (16.00%) User Stories
15 12 (16.00%) Software Engineering
15 12 (16.00%) Selenium
15 12 (16.00%) Scala
15 12 (16.00%) CSS
15 12 (16.00%) Python
16 11 (14.67%) Apache
16 11 (14.67%) XML
16 11 (14.67%) SQL
16 11 (14.67%) Performance Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 24 (32.00%) Confluence
2 11 (14.67%) Apache
3 8 (10.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
5 6 (8.00%) OpenStack
6 4 (5.33%) Alfresco
6 4 (5.33%) Liferay
7 3 (4.00%) Apache Pig
7 3 (4.00%) Apache Spark
7 3 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.67%) nginx
8 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.33%) CMS
9 1 (1.33%) JBoss
9 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) MS Project
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (13.33%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (10.67%) GitHub
5 7 (9.33%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.33%) Basecamp
7 1 (1.33%) IaaS
7 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) HTTP
2 2 (2.67%) VLAN
2 2 (2.67%) VPN
3 1 (1.33%) DHCP
3 1 (1.33%) DNS
3 1 (1.33%) LDAP
3 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) MongoDB
2 10 (13.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (8.00%) Big Data
4 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.00%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (4.00%) Apache Hive
5 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.00%) MySQL
5 3 (4.00%) Neo4j
5 3 (4.00%) OrientDB
6 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 27 (36.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (18.67%) Subversion
4 12 (16.00%) Selenium
5 11 (14.67%) Bitbucket
6 10 (13.33%) Gradle
7 9 (12.00%) Cucumber
8 8 (10.67%) Gatling
8 8 (10.67%) Vagrant
8 8 (10.67%) WebDriver
9 7 (9.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (9.33%) Eclipse
10 6 (8.00%) Maven
10 6 (8.00%) TeamCity
11 5 (6.67%) IntelliJ
11 5 (6.67%) JUnit
12 4 (5.33%) SoapUI
13 3 (4.00%) Ant
13 3 (4.00%) Bugzilla
14 2 (2.67%) JMeter
General
1 7 (9.33%) Retail
2 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.67%) Marketing
4 3 (4.00%) Finance
5 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (9.33%) Analyst
4 6 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (8.00%) Product Manager
4 6 (8.00%) Product Owner
4 6 (8.00%) Tester
5 5 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Agile Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Big Data Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) C# WPF Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Data Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Release Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Software Release Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.67%) HTML
2 15 (20.00%) Web Services
3 12 (16.00%) CSS
4 11 (14.67%) HTML5
4 11 (14.67%) XML
5 10 (13.33%) CSS3
5 10 (13.33%) REST
6 9 (12.00%) AngularJS
6 9 (12.00%) Spring
7 8 (10.67%) J2EE
7 8 (10.67%) Node.js
7 8 (10.67%) RESTful
8 7 (9.33%) LESS
8 7 (9.33%) Sass
8 7 (9.33%) Servlets
8 7 (9.33%) Velocity
9 5 (6.67%) React
9 5 (6.67%) Struts
10 4 (5.33%) XHTML
10 4 (5.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) User Experience
2 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.00%) Wiki
4 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.67%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.33%) IVR
5 1 (1.33%) Social Media
5 1 (1.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.67%) Linux
2 6 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (8.00%) Ubuntu
2 6 (8.00%) Windows
3 5 (6.67%) Android
3 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.67%) CentOS
4 4 (5.33%) Solaris
5 2 (2.67%) Unix
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.33%) Scrum
3 24 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (28.00%) TDD
5 18 (24.00%) Open Source
6 16 (21.33%) E-Commerce
6 16 (21.33%) Pair Programming
7 13 (17.33%) DevOps
8 12 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 12 (16.00%) User Stories
9 11 (14.67%) Kanban
9 11 (14.67%) Performance Testing
10 9 (12.00%) Configuration Management
11 8 (10.67%) BDD
11 8 (10.67%) Extreme Programming
11 8 (10.67%) Front End Development
11 8 (10.67%) OOP
11 8 (10.67%) Test Management
12 7 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (9.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.67%) Java
2 25 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.00%) Python
3 12 (16.00%) Scala
4 11 (14.67%) SQL
5 9 (12.00%) Groovy
6 6 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.67%) C#
8 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.67%) Ruby
10 1 (1.33%) C
10 1 (1.33%) PHP
10 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.33%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.67%) MCSA
4 2 (2.67%) MCSE
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) ISEB
5 1 (1.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) Docker
2 3 (4.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.67%) vSphere
4 1 (1.33%) iptables
4 1 (1.33%) NFS
4 1 (1.33%) Postfix
4 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) Ansible
2 7 (9.33%) Puppet
3 5 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.33%) Pingdom
4 4 (5.33%) Terraform
5 3 (4.00%) Consul
5 3 (4.00%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.67%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.33%) Capistrano
7 1 (1.33%) HP Fortify
7 1 (1.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Atlassian
2 8 (10.67%) Adobe
3 5 (6.67%) AppDynamics
3 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.33%) GigaSpaces
4 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.33%) PagerDuty
5 3 (4.00%) Hortonworks
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle
5 3 (4.00%) VMware
6 2 (2.67%) Alterian
6 2 (2.67%) Apple
6 2 (2.67%) HP
6 2 (2.67%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.33%) New Relic
7 1 (1.33%) Percona
7 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.33%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.33%) Splunk
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