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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
South East / Berkshire
Rank 68 108 95
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -13
Contract jobs citing JIRA 33 14 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.71% 0.58% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.80% 6.57% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 20
Median daily rate £450 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.15% -5.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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 £42.50 £21.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.87%

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
223 213 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.55% 8.77% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 125 134
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +56.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £42.75 £23.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £175.00 £34.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +12.97%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +13 12 £425 +28.59%
Bracknell +10 9 £475 +35.71%
Hungerford - 3 £253 -
Slough +10 2 £320 - 1
Windsor - 2 £500 -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 2
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 48 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (54.29%) Jenkins
3 31 (44.29%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (40.00%) Scrum
5 27 (38.57%) TDD
5 27 (38.57%) Git (software)
6 26 (37.14%) Confluence
6 26 (37.14%) Java
7 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
8 23 (32.86%) HTML
9 22 (31.43%) Open Source
10 21 (30.00%) Pair Programming
11 19 (27.14%) E-Commerce
11 19 (27.14%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (22.86%) Kanban
13 15 (21.43%) User Stories
14 14 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (20.00%) HTML5
14 14 (20.00%) CSS
14 14 (20.00%) Subversion
15 13 (18.57%) Web Services
15 13 (18.57%) Linux
15 13 (18.57%) CSS3
15 13 (18.57%) Scala
15 13 (18.57%) Performance Testing
15 13 (18.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 13 (18.57%) AWS Lambda
16 12 (17.14%) DevOps
16 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
16 12 (17.14%) MongoDB

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 26 (37.14%) Confluence
2 11 (15.71%) Apache
3 8 (11.43%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (8.57%) OpenStack
6 5 (7.14%) Alfresco
6 5 (7.14%) Liferay
7 3 (4.29%) Apache Pig
7 3 (4.29%) Apache Spark
7 3 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.86%) nginx
8 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) MS Project
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.14%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (18.57%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
5 9 (12.86%) GitHub
6 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.43%) Basecamp
7 1 (1.43%) IaaS
7 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) VLAN
1 2 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (1.43%) DHCP
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) LDAP
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 12 (17.14%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.71%) Big Data
4 3 (4.29%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (4.29%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.29%) Neo4j
4 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.29%) OrientDB
5 2 (2.86%) MySQL
6 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (54.29%) Jenkins
2 27 (38.57%) Git (software)
3 14 (20.00%) Subversion
4 10 (14.29%) Bitbucket
4 10 (14.29%) Gatling
4 10 (14.29%) Selenium
5 9 (12.86%) Gradle
6 8 (11.43%) WebDriver
7 7 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (10.00%) Eclipse
8 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
8 6 (8.57%) TeamCity
8 6 (8.57%) Vagrant
9 5 (7.14%) IntelliJ
9 5 (7.14%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.29%) Hudson
10 3 (4.29%) Maven
10 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.86%) Ant
11 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (10.00%) Retail
2 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.14%) Marketing
4 3 (4.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (37.14%) Developer
2 10 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (10.00%) Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Product Manager
5 6 (8.57%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Agile Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Product Owner
6 5 (7.14%) Tester
7 4 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.29%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Data Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Software Release Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.86%) HTML
2 14 (20.00%) CSS
2 14 (20.00%) HTML5
3 13 (18.57%) CSS3
3 13 (18.57%) Web Services
4 11 (15.71%) AngularJS
4 11 (15.71%) RESTful
4 11 (15.71%) XML
5 10 (14.29%) LESS
5 10 (14.29%) Node.js
5 10 (14.29%) Sass
6 9 (12.86%) J2EE
6 9 (12.86%) Spring
7 8 (11.43%) Servlets
7 8 (11.43%) Velocity
8 7 (10.00%) REST
9 5 (7.14%) JSR 168
9 5 (7.14%) Struts
9 5 (7.14%) XHTML
9 5 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) User Experience
2 4 (5.71%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Cryptography
3 3 (4.29%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (4.29%) Wiki
4 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.43%) Social Media
5 1 (1.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Linux
2 6 (8.57%) Ubuntu
3 5 (7.14%) CentOS
3 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Solaris
3 5 (7.14%) Windows
4 4 (5.71%) Android
4 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.86%) Unix
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.29%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (40.00%) Scrum
4 27 (38.57%) TDD
5 22 (31.43%) Open Source
6 21 (30.00%) Pair Programming
7 19 (27.14%) E-Commerce
8 16 (22.86%) Kanban
9 15 (21.43%) User Stories
10 13 (18.57%) Performance Testing
11 12 (17.14%) DevOps
11 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
12 10 (14.29%) Front End Development
12 10 (14.29%) OOP
12 10 (14.29%) Release Management
13 9 (12.86%) BDD
13 9 (12.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (12.86%) Extreme Programming
14 8 (11.43%) High Availability
14 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) Java
2 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.57%) Scala
4 9 (12.86%) Groovy
4 9 (12.86%) Python
5 7 (10.00%) SQL
6 6 (8.57%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.57%) C#
7 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.43%) C
9 1 (1.43%) Perl
9 1 (1.43%) PHP
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.86%) Degree
4 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.86%) MCSA
4 2 (2.86%) MCSE
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Docker
2 3 (4.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.86%) vSphere
4 1 (1.43%) iptables
4 1 (1.43%) NFS
4 1 (1.43%) Postfix
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) Ansible
2 7 (10.00%) Puppet
3 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.71%) Pingdom
4 4 (5.71%) Terraform
5 3 (4.29%) Consul
5 3 (4.29%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.43%) Capistrano
6 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Atlassian
2 7 (10.00%) Adobe
3 5 (7.14%) AppDynamics
3 5 (7.14%) GigaSpaces
4 4 (5.71%) PagerDuty
5 3 (4.29%) Hortonworks
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.29%) VMware
6 2 (2.86%) Alterian
6 2 (2.86%) Apple
7 1 (1.43%) HP
7 1 (1.43%) New Relic
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle
7 1 (1.43%) Percona
7 1 (1.43%) Sonatype
Berkshire
Contingency Team
Posted: 3 hours ago