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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 86 120 98
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -22
Contract jobs citing JIRA 47 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.67% 0.32% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.34% 3.59% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 2
Average daily rate
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£330 £238 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.94% -38.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +88.23%
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
271 251 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.62% 8.91% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 163 90
Average daily rate £350 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 £43.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%

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 February 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 February 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 +27 20 £350 +89.18%
Slough -2 4 £240 +1.05%
Newbury - 2 - -
Windsor - 1 £600 -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 53 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (52.86%) Scrum
3 21 (30.00%) Selenium
4 20 (28.57%) Java
5 15 (21.43%) BDD
6 14 (20.00%) User Stories
7 12 (17.14%) TDD
7 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
8 11 (15.71%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (15.71%) Confluence
8 11 (15.71%) Test Scripting
8 11 (15.71%) HTML
8 11 (15.71%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 10 (14.29%) Integration Testing
10 9 (12.86%) MongoDB
10 9 (12.86%) Pair Programming
10 9 (12.86%) Finance
10 9 (12.86%) User Experience
11 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
11 8 (11.43%) SEO
11 8 (11.43%) Extreme Programming
11 8 (11.43%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (11.43%) NoSQL
11 8 (11.43%) Scala
11 8 (11.43%) Analytics
11 8 (11.43%) Groovy
12 7 (10.00%) Kanban
12 7 (10.00%) RESTful
12 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 11 (15.71%) Confluence
2 6 (8.57%) Apache
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.29%) MS Project Server
4 3 (4.29%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.86%) Liferay
5 2 (2.86%) MediaWiki
5 2 (2.86%) Alfresco
5 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.43%) CMS
6 1 (1.43%) nginx
6 1 (1.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Project
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 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 2 (2.86%) GitHub
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) VPN
2 2 (2.86%) IPv6
2 2 (2.86%) OSPF
2 2 (2.86%) BGP
2 2 (2.86%) EIGRP
2 2 (2.86%) Firewall
2 2 (2.86%) IPsec
2 2 (2.86%) Network Security
2 2 (2.86%) LDAP
2 2 (2.86%) LAN
2 2 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (1.43%) PBX
3 1 (1.43%) VoIP
3 1 (1.43%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) MongoDB
2 8 (11.43%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.43%) QlikView
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 21 (30.00%) Selenium
2 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
3 11 (15.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (8.57%) Eclipse
4 6 (8.57%) Subversion
5 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (4.29%) Zephyr
7 3 (4.29%) Hudson
8 2 (2.86%) JUnit
8 2 (2.86%) Bugzilla
8 2 (2.86%) Gradle
8 2 (2.86%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.43%) JMeter
9 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.43%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Billing
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Analyst
2 14 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 14 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 12 (17.14%) Agile Business Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 8 (11.43%) Architect
5 7 (10.00%) Tester
6 6 (8.57%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Manager
8 4 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.29%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) HTML
2 7 (10.00%) Web Services
2 7 (10.00%) RESTful
3 6 (8.57%) Gherkin
3 6 (8.57%) XML
4 5 (7.14%) jQuery
5 4 (5.71%) SOAP
5 4 (5.71%) REST
6 3 (4.29%) Velocity
6 3 (4.29%) .NET
7 2 (2.86%) J2EE
7 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.86%) Struts
7 2 (2.86%) LAMP
7 2 (2.86%) Spring
7 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.43%) Visualforce
8 1 (1.43%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (1.43%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) User Experience
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.00%) Web 2.0
3 4 (5.71%) Open Source
3 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.86%) iPad
4 2 (2.86%) Wiki
4 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.86%) PMI
5 1 (1.43%) DTV
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Android
2 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.86%) CentOS
3 2 (2.86%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) Debian
4 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (52.86%) Scrum
3 15 (21.43%) BDD
4 14 (20.00%) User Stories
5 12 (17.14%) TDD
6 11 (15.71%) Test Scripting
7 10 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 10 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 9 (12.86%) Pair Programming
9 8 (11.43%) Extreme Programming
9 8 (11.43%) SEO
9 8 (11.43%) Analytics
10 7 (10.00%) Kanban
10 7 (10.00%) Feature Driven Development
10 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 7 (10.00%) Web Analytics
10 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (8.57%) Test Automation
11 6 (8.57%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) Java
2 8 (11.43%) Groovy
2 8 (11.43%) Scala
3 6 (8.57%) SQL
4 3 (4.29%) VBA
4 3 (4.29%) C#
4 3 (4.29%) Ruby
4 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.29%) Perl
5 2 (2.86%) PHP
5 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.43%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) ISEB
3 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.43%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Samba
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.86%) Postfix
1 2 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.29%) Puppet
3 2 (2.86%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.86%) Salt
4 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.71%) HP
4 4 (5.71%) Appcelerator
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle
6 2 (2.86%) ATG
6 2 (2.86%) VMware
6 2 (2.86%) GigaSpaces
6 2 (2.86%) Demandware
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.86%) Citrix
6 2 (2.86%) hybris
7 1 (1.43%) Informatica
7 1 (1.43%) ExactTarget
7 1 (1.43%) Zend
7 1 (1.43%) SAP
7 1 (1.43%) Adobe
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