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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 93 107 110
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 37 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.30% 0.65% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.94% 6.72% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 1
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£330 £260 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -30.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +150.00%
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
310 268 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.87% 9.65% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 164 103
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +85.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.15 £21.95 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £33.55 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +13 17 £325 +51.16%
Slough -2 4 £290 +22.10% 1
Maidenhead +7 2 £345 +176.00%
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 55 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (52.86%) Scrum
3 22 (31.43%) Selenium
4 15 (21.43%) Java
5 13 (18.57%) Confluence
6 12 (17.14%) BDD
6 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
6 12 (17.14%) QuickTest Pro
7 11 (15.71%) User Stories
7 11 (15.71%) Test Scripting
7 11 (15.71%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 10 (14.29%) Finance
9 9 (12.86%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
9 9 (12.86%) SEO
9 9 (12.86%) TDD
9 9 (12.86%) Analytics
10 8 (11.43%) Kanban
10 8 (11.43%) HTML
11 7 (10.00%) Web Services
11 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 7 (10.00%) User Experience
11 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (8.57%) Automation Testing
12 6 (8.57%) Open Source
12 6 (8.57%) MongoDB
12 6 (8.57%) NoSQL

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (18.57%) Confluence
2 5 (7.14%) Apache
3 4 (5.71%) Drupal
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.71%) CMS
4 3 (4.29%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.29%) MS Project Server
5 2 (2.86%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.43%) Liferay
6 1 (1.43%) nginx
6 1 (1.43%) Alfresco
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Project
2 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Changepoint
2 2 (2.86%) Magento
3 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) GitHub
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) Network Security
2 2 (2.86%) IPv6
2 2 (2.86%) VPN
2 2 (2.86%) WAN
2 2 (2.86%) LAN
2 2 (2.86%) EIGRP
2 2 (2.86%) OSPF
2 2 (2.86%) BGP
2 2 (2.86%) LDAP
2 2 (2.86%) Firewall
2 2 (2.86%) IPsec
3 1 (1.43%) PBX
3 1 (1.43%) VoIP
3 1 (1.43%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) MongoDB
1 6 (8.57%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.71%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) QlikView
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) Selenium
2 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (7.14%) Subversion
3 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.29%) Hudson
5 3 (4.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (4.29%) Zephyr
6 2 (2.86%) JUnit
7 1 (1.43%) JMeter
7 1 (1.43%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.43%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.43%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.43%) Gradle
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Billing
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (37.14%) Analyst
2 12 (17.14%) Business Analyst
2 12 (17.14%) Test Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 8 (11.43%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 8 (11.43%) Architect
4 8 (11.43%) Tester
5 6 (8.57%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Technical Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Software Tester
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) HTML
2 7 (10.00%) Web Services
3 6 (8.57%) Gherkin
4 5 (7.14%) XML
4 5 (7.14%) RESTful
4 5 (7.14%) jQuery
5 4 (5.71%) REST
5 4 (5.71%) SOAP
5 4 (5.71%) .NET
6 3 (4.29%) Velocity
7 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.86%) LAMP
8 1 (1.43%) Spring
8 1 (1.43%) Ajax
8 1 (1.43%) J2EE
8 1 (1.43%) DHTML
8 1 (1.43%) CSS
8 1 (1.43%) Struts
8 1 (1.43%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) User Experience
1 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Open Source
3 5 (7.14%) Web 2.0
4 3 (4.29%) PMI
4 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.86%) iPad
5 2 (2.86%) Wiki
5 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.43%) Replication
6 1 (1.43%) DTV
6 1 (1.43%) FMCG
6 1 (1.43%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) CentOS
2 2 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Debian
3 1 (1.43%) UNIX
3 1 (1.43%) Solaris
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (52.86%) Scrum
3 12 (17.14%) BDD
4 11 (15.71%) User Stories
4 11 (15.71%) Test Scripting
5 10 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 9 (12.86%) SEO
6 9 (12.86%) TDD
6 9 (12.86%) Analytics
7 8 (11.43%) Kanban
8 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (8.57%) Automation Testing
9 6 (8.57%) Project Management
9 6 (8.57%) Pair Programming
9 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.14%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (7.14%) Web Analytics
10 5 (7.14%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) Java
2 5 (7.14%) SQL
2 5 (7.14%) Groovy
2 5 (7.14%) Scala
3 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.29%) Perl
4 3 (4.29%) VBA
5 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.86%) C#
5 2 (2.86%) PHP
5 2 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (1.43%) RPG
6 1 (1.43%) Python
6 1 (1.43%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.86%) ISEB
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) iptables
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.86%) XenServer
1 2 (2.86%) Postfix
1 2 (2.86%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.29%) Puppet
3 2 (2.86%) Salt
3 2 (2.86%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.71%) Adobe
4 4 (5.71%) HP
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle
5 3 (4.29%) Appcelerator
6 2 (2.86%) hybris
6 2 (2.86%) Demandware
6 2 (2.86%) VMware
6 2 (2.86%) Citrix
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.86%) ATG
7 1 (1.43%) SAP
7 1 (1.43%) Informatica
7 1 (1.43%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (1.43%) Zend
7 1 (1.43%) ExactTarget
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