Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 59 117
Rank change year-on-year +3 +58 +15
Contract jobs citing JIRA 123 113 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.12% 2.81% 1.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.32% 24.35% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 50 38
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £300
90th Percentile £575 £550 £516
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.61% - -
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £44.12 £39.37
% change year-on-year +19.01% +12.05% -

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 551 464 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.97% 11.55% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 276 271
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +13.48%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £33.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.84% -16.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £42.25 £13.88 £33.50
90th Percentile £46.75 £50.25 £158.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018. 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 +2 30 £550 +10.00% 5
Reading -11 28 £375 -7.41% 9
Maidenhead -4 12 £488 -7.14% 1
Newbury -7 8 £450 -5.26% 5
Slough -13 7 £550 +37.50% 2
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 111 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (49.59%) Jenkins
3 57 (46.34%) Java
4 54 (43.90%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (42.28%) Git (software)
6 48 (39.02%) BDD
7 47 (38.21%) TDD
8 44 (35.77%) JavaScript
8 44 (35.77%) Amazon AWS
9 42 (34.15%) Scrum
9 42 (34.15%) HTML
10 38 (30.89%) Confluence
11 33 (26.83%) Spring
11 33 (26.83%) DevOps
12 32 (26.02%) Maven
12 32 (26.02%) REST
13 30 (24.39%) CSS
14 29 (23.58%) Java 8
15 28 (22.76%) JUnit
16 27 (21.95%) MVC
16 27 (21.95%) User Stories
17 25 (20.33%) NoSQL
17 25 (20.33%) Kanban
18 24 (19.51%) QA
18 24 (19.51%) Web Services
19 22 (17.89%) E-Commerce
19 22 (17.89%) Unit Testing
20 21 (17.07%) Apache Cassandra
21 20 (16.26%) Mercurial
21 20 (16.26%) Pair Programming

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 38 (30.89%) Confluence
2 9 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.50%) Apache Solr
3 8 (6.50%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (5.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.63%) IIS
5 2 (1.63%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (9.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (8.13%) MS Visio
4 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.81%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) SAP APO
1 6 (4.88%) SAP MM
2 5 (4.07%) SAP MDM
3 4 (3.25%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (35.77%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (13.82%) AWS Lambda
2 17 (13.82%) Serverless
3 10 (8.13%) Amazon Kinesis
3 10 (8.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (7.32%) Amazon S3
5 8 (6.50%) Office 365
6 7 (5.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (5.69%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (5.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 7 (5.69%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (5.69%) CloudFront
7 4 (3.25%) Apigee
7 4 (3.25%) BrowserStack
7 4 (3.25%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (1.63%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (1.63%) GitHub
8 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (1.63%) npm
8 2 (1.63%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) Firewall
1 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.81%) Broadband
2 1 (0.81%) DVB
2 1 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.33%) NoSQL
2 21 (17.07%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (14.63%) MySQL
4 17 (13.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 17 (13.82%) MongoDB
4 17 (13.82%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
6 8 (6.50%) Big Data
7 6 (4.88%) Data Lake
7 6 (4.88%) SAP HANA
7 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (4.07%) SAP BW
8 5 (4.07%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (1.63%) DB2
9 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (49.59%) Jenkins
2 52 (42.28%) Git (software)
3 32 (26.02%) Maven
4 28 (22.76%) JUnit
5 20 (16.26%) Mercurial
6 17 (13.82%) git-flow
6 17 (13.82%) Mockito
7 14 (11.38%) Cucumber
8 13 (10.57%) Eclipse
9 12 (9.76%) Bitbucket
10 10 (8.13%) Selenium
11 9 (7.32%) Gradle
11 9 (7.32%) IntelliJ
11 9 (7.32%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (6.50%) SonarQube
12 8 (6.50%) Zephyr
13 7 (5.69%) Checkstyle
14 6 (4.88%) HP UFT
15 5 (4.07%) SoapUI
16 4 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (8.94%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.25%) Finance
2 4 (3.25%) Retail
3 2 (1.63%) Banking
3 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (34.96%) Developer
2 28 (22.76%) Java Developer
3 25 (20.33%) Analyst
4 13 (10.57%) Test Analyst
5 10 (8.13%) React Developer
5 10 (8.13%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.50%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Tester
8 6 (4.88%) Coordinator
8 6 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) SAP Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.07%) .NET Architect
9 5 (4.07%) Agile Test Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Architect
9 5 (4.07%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Data Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) SAP Data Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (34.15%) HTML
2 33 (26.83%) Spring
3 32 (26.02%) REST
4 30 (24.39%) CSS
5 24 (19.51%) Web Services
6 19 (15.45%) AngularJS
6 19 (15.45%) RESTful
7 15 (12.20%) HTML5
8 14 (11.38%) React
9 13 (10.57%) CSS3
9 13 (10.57%) Node.js
10 11 (8.94%) LESS
10 11 (8.94%) Sass
11 9 (7.32%) .NET
11 9 (7.32%) JSF
11 9 (7.32%) Spring MVC
11 9 (7.32%) Struts
12 7 (5.69%) .NET Core
13 6 (4.88%) Java EE
13 6 (4.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.57%) User Experience
4 6 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.07%) iPad
5 5 (4.07%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.25%) AS400
6 4 (3.25%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.81%) IPTV
8 1 (0.81%) STB
8 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.76%) Linux
2 5 (4.07%) CentOS
2 5 (4.07%) Unix
3 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.63%) Windows
4 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (43.90%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (39.02%) BDD
4 47 (38.21%) TDD
5 42 (34.15%) Scrum
6 33 (26.83%) DevOps
7 27 (21.95%) MVC
7 27 (21.95%) User Stories
8 25 (20.33%) Kanban
9 22 (17.89%) E-Commerce
9 22 (17.89%) Unit Testing
10 20 (16.26%) Pair Programming
11 18 (14.63%) API Testing
12 17 (13.82%) Microservices
12 17 (13.82%) SDLC
13 16 (13.01%) Release Management
13 16 (13.01%) Software Engineering
13 16 (13.01%) Test Automation
13 16 (13.01%) Test Scripting
14 14 (11.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (46.34%) Java
2 44 (35.77%) JavaScript
3 29 (23.58%) Java 8
4 19 (15.45%) SQL
5 14 (11.38%) Python
6 8 (6.50%) VBScript
7 6 (4.88%) C#
7 6 (4.88%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.25%) Ruby
9 3 (2.44%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.63%) C++
10 2 (1.63%) CQL
11 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.81%) Perl
11 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.07%) ISEB
3 4 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) Degree
4 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.51%) QA
2 9 (7.32%) PMO
3 6 (4.88%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (10.57%) Docker
2 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (8.13%) Kubernetes
2 9 (7.32%) Ansible
3 7 (5.69%) HP ALM
4 6 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (3.25%) Puppet
5 4 (3.25%) Terraform
6 3 (2.44%) Rancher
7 2 (1.63%) Opsview
8 1 (0.81%) Automic
8 1 (0.81%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.81%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (11.38%) HP
2 12 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.69%) Adobe
3 7 (5.69%) Cloudera
4 6 (4.88%) Atlassian
4 6 (4.88%) Oracle
4 6 (4.88%) SAP
5 4 (3.25%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.44%) VMware
7 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.81%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.81%) BMC
8 1 (0.81%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.81%) comScore
8 1 (0.81%) Huawei
8 1 (0.81%) Remedy
8 1 (0.81%) Splunk
8 1 (0.81%) Veritas