Period
to 23 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 41 88
Rank change year-on-year 0 +47 +51
Contract jobs citing JIRA 179 161 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.36% 4.09% 1.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.70% 30.55% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 71 52
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £385 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -5.52% +20.74%
10th Percentile £316 £313 £275
90th Percentile £578 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.50 - £26.50
10th Percentile £39.75 - £21.75
90th Percentile £53.50 - £31.25
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.26% -5.00%

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 583 527 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.18% 13.38% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 290 265
Berkshire median daily rate £456 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.06% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £339 £300 £279
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £401
% change year-on-year - +12.36% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 14
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £72.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.93% +383.33% -66.67%
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% -3.91%

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 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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
Reading -2 56 £450 +12.50% 3
Bracknell -13 42 £525 -4.55% 3
Newbury +14 12 £380 +16.92% 2
Maidenhead -6 10 £325 -18.75%
Slough -3 5 £363 -27.50%
Windsor - 2 £425 -
Ascot - 1 £413 -
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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.

1 112 (62.57%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (32.96%) Java
3 53 (29.61%) Git (software)
4 51 (28.49%) JavaScript
5 44 (24.58%) Confluence
6 42 (23.46%) HTML
7 40 (22.35%) DevOps
8 39 (21.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 38 (21.23%) Telecoms
10 37 (20.67%) Scrum
11 35 (19.55%) CSS
12 31 (17.32%) QA
12 31 (17.32%) Test Automation
13 30 (16.76%) SQL
14 29 (16.20%) Jenkins
15 28 (15.64%) Microsoft
16 25 (13.97%) Atlassian
17 24 (13.41%) E-Commerce
18 23 (12.85%) Microsoft Excel
18 23 (12.85%) User Experience
18 23 (12.85%) Front End Development
19 22 (12.29%) Spring
20 21 (11.73%) AngularJS
21 20 (11.17%) Software Engineering
21 20 (11.17%) PRINCE2
22 19 (10.61%) Web Services
22 19 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
22 19 (10.61%) Node.js
22 19 (10.61%) Docker
23 16 (8.94%) REST

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 44 (24.58%) Confluence
2 6 (3.35%) CMS
3 5 (2.79%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.23%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.68%) Apache
5 3 (1.68%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.56%) Drupal
7 1 (0.56%) JBoss
7 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (12.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (8.94%) MS Visio
3 15 (8.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (3.91%) Photoshop
5 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (2.23%) InVision
6 4 (2.23%) Sketch
7 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 39 (21.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.15%) SaaS
4 7 (3.91%) GitHub
5 6 (3.35%) Office 365
6 5 (2.79%) Power Platform
7 4 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.23%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (2.23%) Serverless
8 3 (1.68%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (1.68%) Data Lake Analytics
8 3 (1.68%) PaaS
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.12%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.12%) Route 53
10 1 (0.56%) G Suite
10 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.56%) IaaS
10 1 (0.56%) TestFlight
10 1 (0.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.68%) DVB
1 3 (1.68%) SSH
2 1 (0.56%) Firewall
2 1 (0.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) Network Security
2 1 (0.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.47%) Azure SQL Database
2 7 (3.91%) MySQL
2 7 (3.91%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.79%) Power BI
4 4 (2.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (2.23%) Data Lake
4 4 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.68%) Big Data
5 3 (1.68%) DB2
5 3 (1.68%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (1.68%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.68%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.56%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.56%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.56%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (29.61%) Git (software)
2 29 (16.20%) Jenkins
3 16 (8.94%) Bitbucket
3 16 (8.94%) SonarQube
4 15 (8.38%) Selenium
5 14 (7.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (7.82%) GitLab
5 14 (7.82%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (6.70%) JUnit
7 10 (5.59%) Cucumber
7 10 (5.59%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (5.03%) Subversion
9 7 (3.91%) JMeter
9 7 (3.91%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (3.91%) Visual Studio
10 6 (3.35%) Maven
11 5 (2.79%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.23%) Rational Rose
12 4 (2.23%) SoapUI
12 4 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (21.23%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.26%) Finance
3 10 (5.59%) Retail
4 5 (2.79%) Billing
4 5 (2.79%) Publishing
5 4 (2.23%) Banking
6 3 (1.68%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) French Language
7 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (31.28%) Developer
2 24 (13.41%) Analyst
3 18 (10.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 16 (8.94%) Senior Developer
5 8 (4.47%) Designer
5 8 (4.47%) Test Manager
6 7 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (3.91%) Java Developer
6 7 (3.91%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (3.91%) Project Planner
6 7 (3.91%) React Developer
6 7 (3.91%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 6 (3.35%) Business Analyst
7 6 (3.35%) Lead DevOps
7 6 (3.35%) Product Manager
7 6 (3.35%) Tester
7 6 (3.35%) UX Designer
8 5 (2.79%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (2.79%) Digital Analyst
8 5 (2.79%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (23.46%) HTML
2 35 (19.55%) CSS
3 22 (12.29%) Spring
4 21 (11.73%) AngularJS
5 19 (10.61%) Node.js
5 19 (10.61%) Web Services
6 16 (8.94%) React
6 16 (8.94%) REST
7 15 (8.38%) JSON
8 14 (7.82%) .NET
9 10 (5.59%) Sass
10 8 (4.47%) hapi
10 8 (4.47%) HTML5
10 8 (4.47%) Redux
11 7 (3.91%) ASP.NET
11 7 (3.91%) jQuery
11 7 (3.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (3.35%) CSS3
12 6 (3.35%) XML
13 4 (2.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.85%) User Experience
2 13 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.91%) Graphic Design
3 7 (3.91%) PMI
3 7 (3.91%) Virtual Team
4 6 (3.35%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.23%) NGOSS
6 3 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.68%) IPTV
6 3 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.68%) STB
7 2 (1.12%) FMCG
7 2 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.12%) iPad
7 2 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.56%) AS400
8 1 (0.56%) iSeries
8 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.82%) Apple iOS
2 12 (6.70%) Linux
3 9 (5.03%) Android
4 6 (3.35%) Windows
5 5 (2.79%) CentOS
6 3 (1.68%) Unix
6 3 (1.68%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (62.57%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (22.35%) DevOps
3 37 (20.67%) Scrum
4 31 (17.32%) Test Automation
5 24 (13.41%) E-Commerce
6 23 (12.85%) Front End Development
7 20 (11.17%) PRINCE2
7 20 (11.17%) Software Engineering
8 19 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (8.94%) TDD
10 15 (8.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (8.38%) Kanban
11 14 (7.82%) Stakeholder Identification
11 14 (7.82%) Wireframes
12 13 (7.26%) Manual Testing
12 13 (7.26%) OO
12 13 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (7.26%) User Stories
13 12 (6.70%) Data Modelling
13 12 (6.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (32.96%) Java
2 51 (28.49%) JavaScript
3 30 (16.76%) SQL
4 12 (6.70%) C#
5 11 (6.15%) Java 8
6 9 (5.03%) TypeScript
7 8 (4.47%) C++
8 7 (3.91%) PHP
8 7 (3.91%) Ruby
9 5 (2.79%) Apple Swift
9 5 (2.79%) ES6
9 5 (2.79%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.79%) Python
10 3 (1.68%) Perl
11 2 (1.12%) C
11 2 (1.12%) Groovy
11 2 (1.12%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.56%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.91%) ISEB
1 7 (3.91%) PMI Certification
2 6 (3.35%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.79%) Degree
3 5 (2.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.79%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.23%) MBA
5 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.56%) CISM
6 1 (0.56%) CISSP
6 1 (0.56%) CRISC
6 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (17.32%) QA
2 7 (3.91%) SLA
3 6 (3.35%) PMO
4 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.56%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.56%) GDPR
5 1 (0.56%) P3O
5 1 (0.56%) PSD2
5 1 (0.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (10.61%) Docker
2 8 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.68%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (7.26%) Ansible
2 8 (4.47%) SCCM
3 7 (3.91%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.23%) Terraform
5 3 (1.68%) HP ALM
5 3 (1.68%) Kibana
5 3 (1.68%) logstash
6 2 (1.12%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.12%) HP Fortify
6 2 (1.12%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.56%) Consul
7 1 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.56%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (15.64%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.97%) Atlassian
3 13 (7.26%) IBM
4 11 (6.15%) VMware
5 10 (5.59%) Oracle
6 6 (3.35%) Micro Focus
7 5 (2.79%) Apple
7 5 (2.79%) HP
8 4 (2.23%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (2.23%) Casewise
8 4 (2.23%) Google
8 4 (2.23%) Pega
9 3 (1.68%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 3 (1.68%) Huawei
10 1 (0.56%) Coremetrics
10 1 (0.56%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.56%) Informatica
10 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.56%) Splunk