Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 58 112
Rank change year-on-year +10 +54 +30
Contract jobs citing JIRA 150 124 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.48% 3.00% 1.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.12% 25.83% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 49 39
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +26.49%
10th Percentile £310 £304 £306
90th Percentile £575 £553 £525
South East median daily rate £430 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% - -
South East median hourly rate £51.25 £31.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +65.32% -27.06% +6.25%

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 622 480 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.42% 11.60% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 276 281
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £519
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £33.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.79% -12.99% +6.94%
10th Percentile £39.75 £13.88 £33.55
90th Percentile £53.50 £50.25 £157.85
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% +9.76% -3.53%

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 18 December 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 December 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 -1 45 £550 +25.71% 8
Reading -6 27 £400 -1.23% 15
Newbury +14 19 £401 -10.83% 5
Maidenhead -5 8 £481 -8.33% 1
Slough -4 7 £550 +69.23% 2
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 110 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (46.00%) Jenkins
3 59 (39.33%) Java
4 58 (38.67%) Confluence
5 54 (36.00%) Git (software)
6 53 (35.33%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (35.33%) Scrum
7 50 (33.33%) TDD
7 50 (33.33%) DevOps
7 50 (33.33%) BDD
8 46 (30.67%) JavaScript
9 43 (28.67%) Amazon AWS
10 40 (26.67%) REST
11 37 (24.67%) HTML
12 35 (23.33%) User Stories
13 34 (22.67%) Java 8
13 34 (22.67%) Unit Testing
13 34 (22.67%) Spring
13 34 (22.67%) QA
14 33 (22.00%) Web Services
15 31 (20.67%) JUnit
15 31 (20.67%) E-Commerce
16 30 (20.00%) Maven
16 30 (20.00%) Kanban
17 28 (18.67%) MVC
18 27 (18.00%) Microsoft
18 27 (18.00%) Mercurial
18 27 (18.00%) Pair Programming
19 26 (17.33%) AngularJS
20 24 (16.00%) Microservices

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 58 (38.67%) Confluence
2 11 (7.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 11 (7.33%) Apache Solr
2 11 (7.33%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.33%) CMS
5 3 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.33%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.67%) JBoss
7 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.67%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.67%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) SAP APO
1 2 (1.33%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.33%) SAP MDM
1 2 (1.33%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (28.67%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (13.33%) AWS Lambda
2 20 (13.33%) Serverless
3 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (8.67%) Amazon S3
5 11 (7.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 11 (7.33%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (7.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 11 (7.33%) Amazon SQS
5 11 (7.33%) CloudFront
6 9 (6.00%) Amazon Kinesis
6 9 (6.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (6.00%) Office 365
7 5 (3.33%) Apigee
7 5 (3.33%) GitHub
8 3 (2.00%) PaaS
9 2 (1.33%) BrowserStack
9 2 (1.33%) IaaS
9 2 (1.33%) Sauce Labs
9 2 (1.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) Firewall
1 1 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (0.67%) Skype
1 1 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 17 (11.33%) NoSQL
3 14 (9.33%) MySQL
4 11 (7.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (7.33%) MongoDB
4 11 (7.33%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (7.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.33%) DB2
6 4 (2.67%) Big Data
7 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.33%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.33%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.33%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.33%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.33%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.67%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 69 (46.00%) Jenkins
2 54 (36.00%) Git (software)
3 31 (20.67%) JUnit
4 30 (20.00%) Maven
5 27 (18.00%) Mercurial
6 19 (12.67%) SonarQube
7 16 (10.67%) Eclipse
8 15 (10.00%) Bitbucket
8 15 (10.00%) Gradle
8 15 (10.00%) IntelliJ
9 13 (8.67%) Mockito
10 11 (7.33%) Checkstyle
10 11 (7.33%) git-flow
11 10 (6.67%) Selenium
12 9 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (6.00%) Subversion
13 8 (5.33%) Cucumber
13 8 (5.33%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (3.33%) HP UFT
15 4 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (8.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.67%) Retail
3 6 (4.00%) Finance
4 2 (1.33%) Banking
4 2 (1.33%) Publishing
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (32.00%) Developer
2 28 (18.67%) Java Developer
3 18 (12.00%) Analyst
4 14 (9.33%) Architect
5 13 (8.67%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.33%) React Developer
6 11 (7.33%) Test Manager
7 10 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (6.00%) .NET Architect
8 9 (6.00%) Test Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) Consultant
9 7 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.00%) Backend Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Coordinator
11 5 (3.33%) Administrator
11 5 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (26.67%) REST
2 37 (24.67%) HTML
3 34 (22.67%) Spring
4 33 (22.00%) Web Services
5 26 (17.33%) AngularJS
6 24 (16.00%) CSS
7 22 (14.67%) React
8 16 (10.67%) Spring MVC
8 16 (10.67%) Struts
9 15 (10.00%) JSF
9 15 (10.00%) Node.js
10 14 (9.33%) HTML5
10 14 (9.33%) RESTful
11 12 (8.00%) .NET
11 12 (8.00%) CSS3
11 12 (8.00%) LESS
11 12 (8.00%) Sass
12 9 (6.00%) .NET Core
13 7 (4.67%) JSON
13 7 (4.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (9.33%) User Experience
2 12 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.33%) iPad
5 6 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.33%) AS400
7 2 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.33%) Fintech
7 2 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.00%) Linux
2 9 (6.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (6.00%) CentOS
3 7 (4.67%) Android
4 6 (4.00%) Windows
5 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.00%) Unix
6 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.33%) Continuous Integration
2 53 (35.33%) Scrum
3 50 (33.33%) BDD
3 50 (33.33%) DevOps
3 50 (33.33%) TDD
4 35 (23.33%) User Stories
5 34 (22.67%) Unit Testing
6 31 (20.67%) E-Commerce
7 30 (20.00%) Kanban
8 28 (18.67%) MVC
9 27 (18.00%) Pair Programming
10 24 (16.00%) Microservices
11 22 (14.67%) Release Management
11 22 (14.67%) Test Automation
12 21 (14.00%) Software Engineering
13 20 (13.33%) SOA
14 18 (12.00%) Test Scripting
15 16 (10.67%) API Testing
16 14 (9.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (39.33%) Java
2 46 (30.67%) JavaScript
3 34 (22.67%) Java 8
4 13 (8.67%) SQL
5 10 (6.67%) C#
5 10 (6.67%) Python
6 4 (2.67%) VBScript
7 3 (2.00%) Ruby
8 2 (1.33%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.33%) C++
8 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.67%) C
9 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.67%) R
9 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (4.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (4.00%) ISEB
2 6 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.67%) Degree
3 4 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (22.67%) QA
2 9 (6.00%) PMO
3 2 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (12.00%) Docker
2 8 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (10.67%) Ansible
2 12 (8.00%) Kubernetes
3 9 (6.00%) HP ALM
4 7 (4.67%) SCCM
5 5 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.33%) HP Fortify
6 2 (1.33%) Puppet
6 2 (1.33%) Rancher
6 2 (1.33%) Terraform
7 1 (0.67%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.67%) Automic
7 1 (0.67%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.67%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.00%) HP
3 11 (7.33%) Adobe
4 9 (6.00%) Atlassian
5 8 (5.33%) VMware
6 7 (4.67%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.00%) Oracle
8 5 (3.33%) Micro Focus
9 4 (2.67%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.33%) Apple
10 2 (1.33%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (1.33%) IBM
10 2 (1.33%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.33%) SAP
10 2 (1.33%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.33%) webMethods
11 1 (0.67%) BMC
11 1 (0.67%) Google
11 1 (0.67%) Remedy
11 1 (0.67%) Veritas