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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 67 96 107
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 42 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.17% 0.87% 0.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.81% 11.64% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 15
Median daily rate £425 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £368 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -16.66%
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
212 189 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.94% 7.49% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 113 137
Median daily rate £400 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £175.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+288.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 11 £338 +12.50% 1
Bracknell +11 10 £450 +28.57%
Slough - 9 £320 -
Windsor +3 2 £500 +112.76%
Maidenhead +5 1 - -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 44 (74.58%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (67.80%) Jenkins
3 32 (54.24%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (49.15%) TDD
5 28 (47.46%) Java
6 27 (45.76%) Scrum
7 26 (44.07%) Git (software)
8 25 (42.37%) Confluence
9 23 (38.98%) Pair Programming
10 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
11 21 (35.59%) HTML
11 21 (35.59%) Open Source
12 19 (32.20%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (32.20%) Kanban
13 17 (28.81%) E-Commerce
14 16 (27.12%) User Stories
15 15 (25.42%) DevOps
16 14 (23.73%) AWS CloudFormation
16 14 (23.73%) Web Services
16 14 (23.73%) Subversion
17 13 (22.03%) CSS
17 13 (22.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 13 (22.03%) CSS3
17 13 (22.03%) HTML5
17 13 (22.03%) Performance Testing
17 13 (22.03%) AWS Lambda
18 12 (20.34%) J2EE
19 11 (18.64%) Linux
19 11 (18.64%) Release Management
19 11 (18.64%) BDD

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 25 (42.37%) Confluence
2 10 (16.95%) Apache
3 8 (13.56%) Tomcat
4 6 (10.17%) OpenStack
5 5 (8.47%) Alfresco
5 5 (8.47%) Liferay
6 3 (5.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.39%) nginx
7 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.39%) MS Project
1 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (32.20%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (23.73%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (22.03%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (16.95%) Amazon Kinesis
5 8 (13.56%) GitHub
6 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.69%) Basecamp
7 1 (1.69%) IaaS
7 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) VLAN
2 1 (1.69%) DHCP
2 1 (1.69%) DNS
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) LDAP
2 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (15.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (67.80%) Jenkins
2 26 (44.07%) Git (software)
3 14 (23.73%) Subversion
4 10 (16.95%) Gatling
4 10 (16.95%) Selenium
5 9 (15.25%) Gradle
6 8 (13.56%) WebDriver
7 7 (11.86%) Eclipse
8 6 (10.17%) Cucumber
8 6 (10.17%) SoapUI
8 6 (10.17%) TeamCity
8 6 (10.17%) Vagrant
9 5 (8.47%) Bitbucket
9 5 (8.47%) IntelliJ
10 4 (6.78%) Hudson
10 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (5.08%) JUnit
11 3 (5.08%) LoadRunner
11 3 (5.08%) Maven
12 2 (3.39%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (13.56%) Retail
2 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Developer
2 12 (20.34%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (10.17%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Tester
6 5 (8.47%) Agile Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Security Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (6.78%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Web Applications Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Web Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) BSS Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) OSS Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior BSS Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) HTML
2 14 (23.73%) Web Services
3 13 (22.03%) CSS
3 13 (22.03%) CSS3
3 13 (22.03%) HTML5
4 12 (20.34%) J2EE
5 11 (18.64%) Node.js
5 11 (18.64%) RESTful
6 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
6 10 (16.95%) LESS
6 10 (16.95%) Sass
6 10 (16.95%) Spring
7 9 (15.25%) REST
7 9 (15.25%) XML
8 8 (13.56%) Servlets
8 8 (13.56%) Velocity
9 5 (8.47%) JSR 168
9 5 (8.47%) Struts
9 5 (8.47%) XHTML
9 5 (8.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Cryptography
2 4 (6.78%) Private Cloud
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Social Media
5 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Linux
2 6 (10.17%) Ubuntu
3 5 (8.47%) Android
3 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.47%) CentOS
3 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.47%) Solaris
3 5 (8.47%) Windows
4 3 (5.08%) Unix
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (74.58%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (54.24%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (49.15%) TDD
4 27 (45.76%) Scrum
5 23 (38.98%) Pair Programming
6 21 (35.59%) Open Source
7 19 (32.20%) Kanban
8 17 (28.81%) E-Commerce
9 16 (27.12%) User Stories
10 15 (25.42%) DevOps
11 13 (22.03%) Performance Testing
12 11 (18.64%) BDD
12 11 (18.64%) Release Management
13 10 (16.95%) High Availability
13 10 (16.95%) OOP
13 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
14 9 (15.25%) Extreme Programming
14 9 (15.25%) Front End Development
14 9 (15.25%) Test Management
14 9 (15.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) Java
2 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.64%) Scala
4 10 (16.95%) Groovy
5 5 (8.47%) C#
5 5 (8.47%) SQL
6 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.08%) Python
7 2 (3.39%) Perl
7 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) PMP
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Docker
2 2 (3.39%) vSphere
3 1 (1.69%) iptables
3 1 (1.69%) NFS
3 1 (1.69%) Postfix
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Ansible
1 7 (11.86%) Puppet
2 5 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (6.78%) Pingdom
3 4 (6.78%) Terraform
4 3 (5.08%) Consul
5 1 (1.69%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Atlassian
2 5 (8.47%) AppDynamics
2 5 (8.47%) GigaSpaces
3 4 (6.78%) PagerDuty
4 3 (5.08%) Adobe
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) VMware
5 2 (3.39%) Alterian
5 2 (3.39%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.69%) New Relic
6 1 (1.69%) Percona
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) Sonatype