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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 98 106 115
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing JIRA 31 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.24% 1.03% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.72% 9.76% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 11
Average daily rate £400 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
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
226 297 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.05% 10.52% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 165 159
Average daily rate £425 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £417 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 17 £425 +54.54% 1
Slough +9 3 £150 -48.27%
Bracknell - 2 - -
Newbury - 1 £250 - 2
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) Jenkins
3 22 (46.81%) Linux
4 21 (44.68%) Git (software)
5 17 (36.17%) DevOps
6 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
7 14 (29.79%) C#
7 14 (29.79%) .NET
7 14 (29.79%) MSBuild
8 13 (27.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (27.66%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (27.66%) Artifactory
8 13 (27.66%) Build Automation
8 13 (27.66%) NuGet
8 13 (27.66%) Java
9 12 (25.53%) Confluence
10 11 (23.40%) Scrum
11 10 (21.28%) MySQL
11 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (19.15%) HTML
12 9 (19.15%) CSS
13 8 (17.02%) Python
13 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
13 8 (17.02%) Ruby
14 7 (14.89%) Unix
14 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
14 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
14 7 (14.89%) Kanban
15 6 (12.77%) SQL

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 12 (25.53%) Confluence
2 4 (8.51%) Apache
3 3 (6.38%) Node.js
3 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.26%) JBoss
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) nginx
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) VLAN
2 1 (2.13%) H.323
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (2.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) MySQL
2 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 24 (51.06%) Jenkins
2 21 (44.68%) Git (software)
3 14 (29.79%) MSBuild
4 13 (27.66%) Artifactory
4 13 (27.66%) NuGet
4 13 (27.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.51%) Bugzilla
6 4 (8.51%) RSpec
7 3 (6.38%) JUnit
7 3 (6.38%) Selenium
7 3 (6.38%) Subversion
8 2 (4.26%) Maven
9 1 (2.13%) Ant
9 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
9 1 (2.13%) CruiseControl
9 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.13%) JBehave
9 1 (2.13%) JMeter
9 1 (2.13%) Serena SBM
General
1 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Build Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Build Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Junior
5 4 (8.51%) Junior Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.38%) Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.26%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) .NET
2 9 (19.15%) CSS
2 9 (19.15%) HTML
3 6 (12.77%) jQuery
3 6 (12.77%) Spring
4 5 (10.64%) Backbone.js
4 5 (10.64%) XML
5 4 (8.51%) REST
5 4 (8.51%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (6.38%) CSS3
6 3 (6.38%) HTML5
6 3 (6.38%) LESS
6 3 (6.38%) Sass
6 3 (6.38%) SOAP
6 3 (6.38%) Spring MVC
6 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (6.38%) Web Services
7 2 (4.26%) Ajax
7 2 (4.26%) JSP
7 2 (4.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.38%) User Experience
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) iPad
2 2 (4.26%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) AS400
3 1 (2.13%) FMCG
3 1 (2.13%) iSeries
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) Unix
3 5 (10.64%) Windows
4 4 (8.51%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) DevOps
3 13 (27.66%) Build Automation
3 13 (27.66%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (23.40%) Scrum
5 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.89%) Kanban
7 5 (10.64%) BDD
7 5 (10.64%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.51%) MVC
8 4 (8.51%) Project Management
8 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.38%) ITIL
9 3 (6.38%) ITSM
9 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.38%) TDD
9 3 (6.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) C#
2 13 (27.66%) Java
3 8 (17.02%) Python
3 8 (17.02%) Ruby
4 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.77%) SQL
6 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.38%) C++
7 3 (6.38%) Perl
8 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) C
8 1 (2.13%) Delphi
8 1 (2.13%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) vSphere
3 2 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Capistrano
2 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.13%) Ansible
3 1 (2.13%) Nagios
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) Puppet
3 1 (2.13%) Scalr
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) VMware
3 3 (6.38%) HP
3 3 (6.38%) LANDesk
3 3 (6.38%) Twitter
4 2 (4.26%) hybris
5 1 (2.13%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.13%) ATG
5 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Perforce
5 1 (2.13%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.13%) Rally
5 1 (2.13%) Seapine
5 1 (2.13%) Serena
5 1 (2.13%) Splunk