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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 98 107 119
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs citing JIRA 23 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.97% 0.74% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.43% 8.26% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 1
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£400 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%
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 £40.00 £38.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.83%
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
244 218 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.24% 8.94% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 104 109
Average daily rate £355 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +10 12 £400 +3.22% 3
Slough - 7 £401 -
Newbury +2 2 £275 - 2
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (77.46%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (46.48%) Scrum
3 21 (29.58%) Selenium
4 16 (22.54%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (21.13%) Java
6 14 (19.72%) Confluence
6 14 (19.72%) Jenkins
7 13 (18.31%) Test Scripting
7 13 (18.31%) XML
8 12 (16.90%) HP UFT
9 11 (15.49%) HTML
9 11 (15.49%) Integration Testing
10 10 (14.08%) SQL
11 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
11 9 (12.68%) Finance
11 9 (12.68%) TDD
11 9 (12.68%) Automated Testing
12 8 (11.27%) User Stories
12 8 (11.27%) Migration
12 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
12 8 (11.27%) Web Services
12 8 (11.27%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (9.86%) Software Delivery
13 7 (9.86%) Python
13 7 (9.86%) SEO
13 7 (9.86%) Agile Testing
13 7 (9.86%) Analytics
13 7 (9.86%) Automation Testing
13 7 (9.86%) BDD

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 14 (19.72%) Confluence
2 4 (5.63%) CMS
2 4 (5.63%) Drupal
3 3 (4.23%) Apache
3 3 (4.23%) MQSeries
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) MS Project Server
3 3 (4.23%) Node.js
4 2 (2.82%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.41%) nginx
5 1 (1.41%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Project
2 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Changepoint
2 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) GitHub
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) HTTP
2 2 (2.82%) VPN
2 2 (2.82%) IPv6
2 2 (2.82%) OSPF
2 2 (2.82%) BGP
2 2 (2.82%) EIGRP
2 2 (2.82%) Firewall
2 2 (2.82%) IPsec
2 2 (2.82%) Network Security
2 2 (2.82%) LDAP
2 2 (2.82%) LAN
2 2 (2.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.45%) MySQL
2 6 (8.45%) DB2
3 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.41%) SSDT
6 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (29.58%) Selenium
2 14 (19.72%) Jenkins
3 12 (16.90%) HP UFT
4 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.63%) Subversion
5 4 (5.63%) IntelliJ
6 3 (4.23%) JUnit
6 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.23%) TestNG
6 3 (4.23%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.23%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.23%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.23%) Grunt
7 2 (2.82%) Hudson
7 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.41%) Gradle
8 1 (1.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.41%) Maven
8 1 (1.41%) Ant
8 1 (1.41%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Electronics
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Billing
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Analyst
2 16 (22.54%) Test Analyst
3 8 (11.27%) Project Manager
3 8 (11.27%) Business Analyst
3 8 (11.27%) Automation Test Analyst
3 8 (11.27%) Automation Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Tester
4 7 (9.86%) Test Manager
5 6 (8.45%) Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Software Tester
7 4 (5.63%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Design Authority
8 3 (4.23%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.23%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (4.23%) Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) XML
2 11 (15.49%) HTML
3 8 (11.27%) Web Services
4 7 (9.86%) REST
5 6 (8.45%) Gherkin
5 6 (8.45%) SOAP
5 6 (8.45%) .NET
5 6 (8.45%) CSS
5 6 (8.45%) JSON
6 4 (5.63%) jQuery
6 4 (5.63%) RESTful
6 4 (5.63%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.23%) Sass
8 2 (2.82%) CSS3
8 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.82%) HTML5
8 2 (2.82%) Velocity
8 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.41%) Struts
9 1 (1.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.23%) User Experience
3 3 (4.23%) Web 2.0
3 3 (4.23%) Wiki
4 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.82%) PMI
4 2 (2.82%) DTV
4 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.82%) iSeries
5 1 (1.41%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) UNIX
1 6 (8.45%) AIX
2 3 (4.23%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Windows
3 2 (2.82%) Android
3 2 (2.82%) CentOS
3 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) Solaris
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Debian
4 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (77.46%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (46.48%) Scrum
3 13 (18.31%) Test Scripting
4 11 (15.49%) Integration Testing
5 9 (12.68%) TDD
5 9 (12.68%) Automated Testing
6 8 (11.27%) Migration
6 8 (11.27%) User Stories
7 7 (9.86%) Automation Testing
7 7 (9.86%) Agile Testing
7 7 (9.86%) Software Delivery
7 7 (9.86%) Analytics
7 7 (9.86%) Kanban
7 7 (9.86%) BDD
7 7 (9.86%) SEO
8 6 (8.45%) Validation
8 6 (8.45%) ETL
8 6 (8.45%) Open Source
9 5 (7.04%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.13%) Java
2 10 (14.08%) SQL
3 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.86%) Python
5 6 (8.45%) Groovy
5 6 (8.45%) Scala
6 3 (4.23%) VBA
6 3 (4.23%) C#
7 2 (2.82%) RPG
7 2 (2.82%) Perl
7 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.82%) Ruby
8 1 (1.41%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
8 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) ISEB
3 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Samba
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.82%) Postfix
1 2 (2.82%) XenServer
1 2 (2.82%) iptables
Systems Management
1 16 (22.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.82%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (8.45%) Ab Initio
2 6 (8.45%) Atlassian
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.63%) Adobe
4 4 (5.63%) HP
5 2 (2.82%) Citrix
5 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.82%) VMware
5 2 (2.82%) SAP
5 2 (2.82%) ExactTarget
6 1 (1.41%) Cognos
6 1 (1.41%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.41%) Alterian
6 1 (1.41%) GigaSpaces
Newbury, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Venturi
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 26 days ago