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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 85 109 100
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Contract jobs citing JIRA 38 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.45% 0.54% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.45% 5.79% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 6
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £146 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
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
246 242 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.37% 9.29% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 148 86
Average daily rate £375 £346 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.53% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -13.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 9 £400 +90.47% 6
Bracknell +10 7 £250 -56.52%
Slough +1 7 £329 -15.16% 2
Newbury - 2 - - 1
Windsor - 1 £600 -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 47 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (51.72%) Scrum
3 18 (31.03%) Java
4 15 (25.86%) E-Commerce
4 15 (25.86%) Selenium
5 14 (24.14%) BDD
6 13 (22.41%) User Stories
7 12 (20.69%) TDD
8 11 (18.97%) HTML
8 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
9 10 (17.24%) MongoDB
10 9 (15.52%) User Experience
10 9 (15.52%) Pair Programming
11 8 (13.79%) Subversion
11 8 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (13.79%) Groovy
11 8 (13.79%) Scala
12 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
12 7 (12.07%) Marketing
12 7 (12.07%) Analytics
12 7 (12.07%) NoSQL
12 7 (12.07%) Extreme Programming
12 7 (12.07%) MVC
12 7 (12.07%) SEO
12 7 (12.07%) Finance
12 7 (12.07%) Apache
12 7 (12.07%) Eclipse
12 7 (12.07%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (10.34%) B2C
13 6 (10.34%) HTTP

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (12.07%) Apache
2 6 (10.34%) Confluence
3 3 (5.17%) Liferay
3 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.17%) Alfresco
4 2 (3.45%) CMS
4 2 (3.45%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.72%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.72%) Drupal
5 1 (1.72%) WordPress
5 1 (1.72%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Magento
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) GitHub
2 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) VPN
2 1 (1.72%) IPv6
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) OSPF
2 1 (1.72%) BGP
2 1 (1.72%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) IPsec
2 1 (1.72%) Network Security
2 1 (1.72%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (1.72%) LDAP
2 1 (1.72%) LAN
2 1 (1.72%) PBX
2 1 (1.72%) VoIP
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) MongoDB
2 7 (12.07%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.90%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.72%) QlikView
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Selenium
2 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.79%) Subversion
4 7 (12.07%) Eclipse
5 5 (8.62%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
6 4 (6.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (5.17%) IntelliJ
7 3 (5.17%) Zephyr
7 3 (5.17%) Gradle
8 2 (3.45%) JUnit
8 2 (3.45%) Bugzilla
8 2 (3.45%) Hudson
9 1 (1.72%) FishEye
9 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.72%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.72%) JMeter
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
1 7 (12.07%) Marketing
2 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.90%) French Language
4 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 3 (5.17%) Legal
5 2 (3.45%) Electronics
5 2 (3.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Billing
6 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Analyst
2 12 (20.69%) Test Analyst
2 12 (20.69%) Business Analyst
3 10 (17.24%) Agile Business Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Tester
5 5 (8.62%) Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Test Manager
6 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.45%) QA Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) HTML
2 6 (10.34%) XML
2 6 (10.34%) jQuery
2 6 (10.34%) RESTful
3 4 (6.90%) Velocity
3 4 (6.90%) SOAP
3 4 (6.90%) Web Services
4 3 (5.17%) Struts
4 3 (5.17%) .NET
4 3 (5.17%) Spring
4 3 (5.17%) REST
5 2 (3.45%) JSR 168
5 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.45%) Ajax
5 2 (3.45%) XSLT
5 2 (3.45%) XHTML
5 2 (3.45%) J2EE
5 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.45%) CSS
5 2 (3.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) User Experience
2 6 (10.34%) Open Source
2 6 (10.34%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.45%) PMI
3 2 (3.45%) iPad
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) DTV
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Wiki
4 1 (1.72%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Solaris
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
1 3 (5.17%) Android
1 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.72%) UNIX
2 1 (1.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (51.72%) Scrum
3 15 (25.86%) E-Commerce
4 14 (24.14%) BDD
5 13 (22.41%) User Stories
6 12 (20.69%) TDD
7 9 (15.52%) Pair Programming
8 8 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (12.07%) Extreme Programming
9 7 (12.07%) MVC
9 7 (12.07%) SEO
9 7 (12.07%) Analytics
9 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
10 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (10.34%) Test Automation
10 6 (10.34%) Feature Driven Development
10 6 (10.34%) B2C
10 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
10 6 (10.34%) Web Analytics
11 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) Java
2 8 (13.79%) Groovy
2 8 (13.79%) Scala
3 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.62%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) C#
5 2 (3.45%) Perl
5 2 (3.45%) PHP
5 2 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.72%) PHP5
6 1 (1.72%) PHP4
6 1 (1.72%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) C++
6 1 (1.72%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) ISEB
2 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Samba
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.72%) Postfix
1 1 (1.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) Salt
3 1 (1.72%) cPanel
3 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (6.90%) Appcelerator
3 3 (5.17%) GigaSpaces
4 2 (3.45%) Demandware
4 2 (3.45%) hybris
4 2 (3.45%) ATG
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) Informatica
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.72%) Zend
5 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
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