Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Atlassian JIRA
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 110 130
Rank change year-on-year +52 +20 +11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 120 61 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.96% 1.43% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.14% 13.86% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 34
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £309 £307 £220
90th Percentile £540 £525 £466
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.00 - £37.00
10th Percentile £30.40 - £27.55
90th Percentile £39.20 - £48.85
South East median hourly rate £36.00 £39.37 £39.69
% change year-on-year -8.56% -0.79% -2.01%

JIRA is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 497 440 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.28% 10.34% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 262 239
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £483
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £105.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.10% +200.00% -9.68%
10th Percentile £13.88 £45.50 £24.80
90th Percentile £50.25 £172.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Berkshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Berkshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Berkshire

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +17 33 £438 -7.89% 2
Reading +19 23 £411 +4.44% 3
Maidenhead +7 17 £525 -
Slough +8 10 £425 +33.33%
Newbury +7 9 £475 +18.75% 2
Windsor +1 1 £375 -25.00%
Wokingham - 1 £220 -
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 94 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (54.17%) Jenkins
3 48 (40.00%) DevOps
4 46 (38.33%) Confluence
5 44 (36.67%) Java
6 43 (35.83%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (32.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 39 (32.50%) Docker
8 38 (31.67%) Ansible
9 37 (30.83%) Scrum
10 34 (28.33%) Git (software)
11 33 (27.50%) Puppet
12 30 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 29 (24.17%) Configuration Management
14 28 (23.33%) TeamCity
15 27 (22.50%) Oracle
16 26 (21.67%) Ant
16 26 (21.67%) Linux
16 26 (21.67%) Maven
16 26 (21.67%) MSBuild
17 25 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
18 23 (19.17%) Bitbucket
18 23 (19.17%) Salt
19 22 (18.33%) JUnit
20 21 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
20 21 (17.50%) User Stories
21 20 (16.67%) Gradle
21 20 (16.67%) Subversion
22 19 (15.83%) PowerShell
22 19 (15.83%) Selenium

JIRA
Co-occurring 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 46 (38.33%) Confluence
2 12 (10.00%) Apache Solr
3 10 (8.33%) CMS
3 10 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.67%) Apache
5 7 (5.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (3.33%) JBoss
6 4 (3.33%) MS Project Server
6 4 (3.33%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.67%) Apache TomEE
7 2 (1.67%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.50%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.83%) HipChat
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.67%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.67%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.83%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.83%) Trello
2 10 (8.33%) Slack
3 9 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.83%) IaaS
5 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (4.17%) SaaS
7 4 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (3.33%) Serverless
8 3 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.67%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.67%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.67%) Google App Engine
9 2 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.67%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.83%) GitHub
10 1 (0.83%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.00%) MySQL
2 8 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.17%) MariaDB
5 4 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.67%) Big Data
7 2 (1.67%) IDOL
7 2 (1.67%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.83%) QlikView
8 1 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 65 (54.17%) Jenkins
2 39 (32.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 34 (28.33%) Git (software)
4 28 (23.33%) TeamCity
5 26 (21.67%) Ant
5 26 (21.67%) Maven
5 26 (21.67%) MSBuild
6 23 (19.17%) Bitbucket
7 22 (18.33%) JUnit
8 20 (16.67%) Gradle
8 20 (16.67%) Subversion
9 19 (15.83%) Selenium
10 18 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
11 15 (12.50%) Moq
11 15 (12.50%) NSubstitute
11 15 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
12 14 (11.67%) NUnit
13 13 (10.83%) SonarQube
14 12 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (10.00%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.17%) Finance
3 9 (7.50%) Marketing
4 3 (2.50%) Retail
5 2 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.67%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (34.17%) Developer
2 21 (17.50%) Java Developer
3 16 (13.33%) Automation Developer
4 12 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 12 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.00%) Architect
7 5 (4.17%) Angular Developer
8 4 (3.33%) Agile C# Developer
8 4 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (3.33%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.33%) Data Centre Technician
8 4 (3.33%) Data Technician
8 4 (3.33%) Scrum Master
8 4 (3.33%) Tester
9 3 (2.50%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (2.50%) Applications Tester
9 3 (2.50%) Marketing Manager
9 3 (2.50%) Marketing Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.83%) REST
2 18 (15.00%) Java EE
2 18 (15.00%) Spring
3 12 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 11 (9.17%) HTML
4 11 (9.17%) Web Services
5 10 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 10 (8.33%) SOAP
6 9 (7.50%) CSS
6 9 (7.50%) React
7 8 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (5.83%) pytest
9 6 (5.00%) JSF
9 6 (5.00%) Struts
10 5 (4.17%) Drools
10 5 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (4.17%) Polymer
11 4 (3.33%) Node.js
11 4 (3.33%) RESTful
11 4 (3.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.83%) Virtual Team
3 6 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.33%) Social Media
5 4 (3.33%) User Experience
6 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.50%) STB
7 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.67%) FMCG
7 2 (1.67%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.67%) Linux
2 12 (10.00%) Windows
3 7 (5.83%) Unix
4 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (40.00%) DevOps
3 43 (35.83%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (30.83%) Scrum
5 30 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 29 (24.17%) Configuration Management
7 21 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (17.50%) User Stories
8 17 (14.17%) SDLC
9 15 (12.50%) SOA
10 14 (11.67%) Microservices
11 12 (10.00%) TDD
12 11 (9.17%) Business Transformation
12 11 (9.17%) Project Management
13 10 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (7.50%) BDD
14 9 (7.50%) Content Management
14 9 (7.50%) Kanban
15 8 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.67%) Java
2 19 (15.83%) PowerShell
3 16 (13.33%) C#
3 16 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 14 (11.67%) Python
6 12 (10.00%) SQL
7 10 (8.33%) Groovy
8 4 (3.33%) PHP
9 3 (2.50%) Ruby
10 2 (1.67%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.67%) Scala
10 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.83%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.67%) Degree
2 6 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (5.00%) PMP
3 3 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.67%) ISEB
4 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) GDPR
3 1 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (32.50%) Docker
2 9 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.67%) KVM
4 2 (1.67%) Xen
4 2 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (31.67%) Ansible
2 33 (27.50%) Puppet
3 25 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (19.17%) Salt
5 7 (5.83%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (4.17%) Galera Cluster
6 5 (4.17%) Kubernetes
6 5 (4.17%) OpenNebula
7 2 (1.67%) Nagios
7 2 (1.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (22.50%) Oracle
2 19 (15.83%) SAP
3 10 (8.33%) Adobe
4 9 (7.50%) VMware
5 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.00%) Atlassian
7 5 (4.17%) HP
8 3 (2.50%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.67%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.67%) comScore
9 2 (1.67%) Google
9 2 (1.67%) hybris
9 2 (1.67%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.67%) Teradata
9 2 (1.67%) Trillium
9 2 (1.67%) Zend
10 1 (0.83%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.83%) Planview
10 1 (0.83%) Siebel