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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 97 126 130
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 24 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 0.19% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.76% 2.11% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +125.00%
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
204 237 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.32% 9.24% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 141 88
Average daily rate £350 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +17 5 £388 -3.12% 1
Slough - 5 £308 - 1
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Newbury - - - - 1
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (63.64%) Scrum
3 20 (45.45%) Java
3 20 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 16 (36.36%) Subversion
4 16 (36.36%) XML
5 15 (34.09%) MVC
6 14 (31.82%) B2C
7 13 (29.55%) HTML
7 13 (29.55%) jQuery
8 12 (27.27%) Jenkins
8 12 (27.27%) Ajax
9 11 (25.00%) Spring
9 11 (25.00%) Confluence
10 10 (22.73%) Unit Testing
10 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 10 (22.73%) JUnit
10 10 (22.73%) Tomcat
11 9 (20.45%) J2EE
11 9 (20.45%) UNIX
11 9 (20.45%) Marketing
11 9 (20.45%) User Stories
12 8 (18.18%) hybris
12 8 (18.18%) CSS
12 8 (18.18%) Migration
12 8 (18.18%) Business Analysis
12 8 (18.18%) TDD
13 7 (15.91%) Finance
13 7 (15.91%) CMS
13 7 (15.91%) OO

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (25.00%) Confluence
2 10 (22.73%) Tomcat
3 7 (15.91%) Apache
3 7 (15.91%) CMS
4 4 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (9.09%) Liferay
5 3 (6.82%) Drupal
5 3 (6.82%) Alfresco
6 1 (2.27%) WordPress
6 1 (2.27%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Magento
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) GitHub
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) LDAP
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) SSH
1 1 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Subversion
2 12 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 10 (22.73%) JUnit
4 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
5 6 (13.64%) Selenium
6 5 (11.36%) Eclipse
6 5 (11.36%) IntelliJ
6 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (11.36%) Gradle
7 3 (6.82%) Zephyr
7 3 (6.82%) JMeter
8 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.27%) Maven
9 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
9 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.27%) Hudson
9 1 (2.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (2.27%) FishEye
9 1 (2.27%) Robotium
General
1 9 (20.45%) Marketing
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.09%) French Language
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Electronics
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Developer
2 17 (38.64%) Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Business Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Test Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Hybris Developer
6 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Lead Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.82%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) XML
2 13 (29.55%) jQuery
2 13 (29.55%) HTML
3 12 (27.27%) Ajax
4 11 (25.00%) Spring
5 9 (20.45%) J2EE
6 8 (18.18%) CSS
7 6 (13.64%) JSP
7 6 (13.64%) XSD
7 6 (13.64%) Spring MVC
8 5 (11.36%) WCF
8 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
8 5 (11.36%) .NET
8 5 (11.36%) XHTML
9 4 (9.09%) Servlets
9 4 (9.09%) SOAP
9 4 (9.09%) Velocity
9 4 (9.09%) JSR 168
9 4 (9.09%) XSLT
9 4 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Open Source
2 4 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) Wiki
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) DTV
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) UNIX
2 4 (9.09%) Solaris
2 4 (9.09%) Android
2 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.82%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) AIX
4 1 (2.27%) CentOS
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (63.64%) Scrum
3 20 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 15 (34.09%) MVC
5 14 (31.82%) B2C
6 10 (22.73%) Unit Testing
7 9 (20.45%) User Stories
8 8 (18.18%) Business Analysis
8 8 (18.18%) Migration
8 8 (18.18%) TDD
9 7 (15.91%) OO
9 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (13.64%) BDD
10 6 (13.64%) Functional Testing
10 6 (13.64%) B2B
10 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
11 5 (11.36%) Pair Programming
11 5 (11.36%) Kanban
11 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
12 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.91%) SQL
4 5 (11.36%) Groovy
4 5 (11.36%) Scala
5 4 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 2 (4.55%) Korn
6 2 (4.55%) PHP5
7 1 (2.27%) PHP4
7 1 (2.27%) C
7 1 (2.27%) C-shell
7 1 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.27%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.27%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) NFS
1 1 (2.27%) Xen
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.27%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Nagios
1 1 (2.27%) YUM
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) hybris
2 4 (9.09%) Open Text
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.82%) GigaSpaces
4 2 (4.55%) ATG
4 2 (4.55%) Adobe
4 2 (4.55%) Demandware
5 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.27%) Sun
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) BEA
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Vignette
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) Perforce
5 1 (2.27%) VMware
Slough, Berkshire
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