Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 91 127
Rank change year-on-year +51 +36 -1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 163 68 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.11% 1.79% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.55% 16.79% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 54 25
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £150
90th Percentile £550 £525 £510
South East median daily rate £425 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £31.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.40% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 571 405 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.41% 10.64% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 252 273
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £281 £301
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £58.50 £15.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +290.00% -66.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £45.15 £15.00 £38.50
90th Percentile £71.05 £55.60 £47.90
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +38 56 £544 +6.10% 3
Reading +5 35 £383 -10.00% 11
Maidenhead +12 29 £405 +20.00% 3
Slough -11 6 £500 +26.18% 1
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 134 (82.21%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (58.28%) Jenkins
3 67 (41.10%) Java
4 66 (40.49%) DevOps
5 55 (33.74%) Git (software)
5 55 (33.74%) Confluence
6 49 (30.06%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (30.06%) JavaScript
7 43 (26.38%) Amazon AWS
8 41 (25.15%) Python
8 41 (25.15%) Docker
9 37 (22.70%) BDD
10 35 (21.47%) REST
11 34 (20.86%) HTML
12 33 (20.25%) NoSQL
13 32 (19.63%) TDD
14 31 (19.02%) Scrum
14 31 (19.02%) CSS
14 31 (19.02%) Ansible
15 30 (18.40%) Spring
16 29 (17.79%) QA
16 29 (17.79%) Configuration Management
17 28 (17.18%) Oracle
17 28 (17.18%) Java 8
18 27 (16.56%) SQL
18 27 (16.56%) E-Commerce
19 26 (15.95%) Web Services
19 26 (15.95%) User Stories
19 26 (15.95%) Bitbucket
20 25 (15.34%) Apache Cassandra

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 55 (33.74%) Confluence
2 13 (7.98%) Apache Solr
2 13 (7.98%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (7.36%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.07%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.23%) CMS
6 2 (1.23%) IIS
6 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.61%) Apache
7 1 (0.61%) nginx
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (6.75%) HipChat
2 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.07%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (7.36%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.68%) SAP APO
2 6 (3.68%) SAP MM
3 5 (3.07%) SAP MDM
4 4 (2.45%) SAP ERP
5 3 (1.84%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 43 (26.38%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.36%) AWS Lambda
2 12 (7.36%) Serverless
3 7 (4.29%) Amazon Kinesis
3 7 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (3.07%) BrowserStack
5 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (1.84%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.84%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.84%) CloudFront
6 3 (1.84%) GitHub
6 3 (1.84%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (1.23%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (1.23%) NuGet
7 2 (1.23%) Office 365
7 2 (1.23%) SaaS
8 1 (0.61%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.84%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (0.61%) Broadband
3 1 (0.61%) DVB
3 1 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.25%) NoSQL
2 25 (15.34%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (11.66%) MySQL
4 12 (7.36%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.75%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.75%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (6.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (3.68%) Big Data
7 6 (3.68%) Data Lake
7 6 (3.68%) SAP HANA
7 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (3.07%) SAP BW
8 5 (3.07%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.61%) KNIME
10 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 95 (58.28%) Jenkins
2 55 (33.74%) Git (software)
3 26 (15.95%) Bitbucket
4 24 (14.72%) Maven
5 23 (14.11%) JUnit
6 22 (13.50%) Cucumber
7 21 (12.88%) Gradle
8 20 (12.27%) Eclipse
8 20 (12.27%) Sonatype Nexus
9 19 (11.66%) Selenium
10 17 (10.43%) Ant
11 16 (9.82%) MSBuild
12 15 (9.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (9.20%) Mercurial
12 15 (9.20%) Zephyr
13 14 (8.59%) Subversion
14 13 (7.98%) TeamCity
14 13 (7.98%) Vagrant
15 12 (7.36%) SoapUI
16 11 (6.75%) Mockito
General
1 17 (10.43%) Retail
2 11 (6.75%) Finance
3 6 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.07%) Back Office
5 3 (1.84%) Marketing
6 2 (1.23%) Advertising
6 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.23%) Law
6 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.61%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (37.42%) Developer
2 30 (18.40%) Analyst
3 26 (15.95%) Java Developer
4 15 (9.20%) React Developer
5 13 (7.98%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (7.98%) Business Analyst
5 13 (7.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (7.36%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.75%) Test Analyst
8 10 (6.13%) AWS DevOps
8 10 (6.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 10 (6.13%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 9 (5.52%) SAP Analyst
10 7 (4.29%) Consultant
10 7 (4.29%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) Tester
11 6 (3.68%) Agile Developer
11 6 (3.68%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (3.07%) DevOps Developer
12 5 (3.07%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (21.47%) REST
2 34 (20.86%) HTML
3 31 (19.02%) CSS
4 30 (18.40%) Spring
5 26 (15.95%) Web Services
6 23 (14.11%) SOAP
7 21 (12.88%) HTML5
8 20 (12.27%) CSS3
8 20 (12.27%) Node.js
9 14 (8.59%) React
10 13 (7.98%) RESTful
11 12 (7.36%) AngularJS
11 12 (7.36%) Hibernate
12 11 (6.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (6.13%) Elastic Stack
13 10 (6.13%) Java EE
14 8 (4.91%) LESS
14 8 (4.91%) Sass
15 7 (4.29%) JSF
15 7 (4.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.59%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (7.36%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (6.75%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (6.13%) User Experience
6 9 (5.52%) iPad
7 4 (2.45%) AS400
7 4 (2.45%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.45%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.45%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.61%) IPTV
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.61%) STB
9 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.11%) Linux
2 10 (6.13%) Unix
3 3 (1.84%) Windows
4 1 (0.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (82.21%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (40.49%) DevOps
3 49 (30.06%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (22.70%) BDD
5 32 (19.63%) TDD
6 31 (19.02%) Scrum
7 29 (17.79%) Configuration Management
8 27 (16.56%) E-Commerce
9 26 (15.95%) User Stories
10 24 (14.72%) Test Automation
11 22 (13.50%) SDLC
12 20 (12.27%) MVC
13 19 (11.66%) Kanban
14 16 (9.82%) Unit Testing
15 15 (9.20%) Functional Testing
15 15 (9.20%) Pair Programming
15 15 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (8.59%) Test Scripting
17 13 (7.98%) API Testing
17 13 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (41.10%) Java
2 49 (30.06%) JavaScript
3 41 (25.15%) Python
4 28 (17.18%) Java 8
5 27 (16.56%) SQL
6 17 (10.43%) Ruby
7 15 (9.20%) Groovy
7 15 (9.20%) PowerShell
8 11 (6.75%) Bash Shell
8 11 (6.75%) C#
9 8 (4.91%) VBScript
10 6 (3.68%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.84%) C++
12 2 (1.23%) CQL
13 1 (0.61%) C
13 1 (0.61%) Perl
13 1 (0.61%) PHP
13 1 (0.61%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (1.84%) Degree
2 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.61%) ISEB
3 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (17.79%) QA
2 6 (3.68%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.45%) PMO
4 2 (1.23%) GDPR
4 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (25.15%) Docker
2 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (19.02%) Ansible
2 24 (14.72%) Kubernetes
3 18 (11.04%) Puppet
4 15 (9.20%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (8.59%) Salt
6 13 (7.98%) HP ALM
7 12 (7.36%) Automic
8 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.23%) Opsview
8 2 (1.23%) Terraform
9 1 (0.61%) Rancher
Vendors
1 28 (17.18%) Oracle
2 23 (14.11%) SAP
3 14 (8.59%) Atlassian
4 11 (6.75%) HP
5 5 (3.07%) Cloudera
6 4 (2.45%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.84%) Adobe
8 2 (1.23%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.23%) Tableau
8 2 (1.23%) VMware
9 1 (0.61%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.61%) comScore
9 1 (0.61%) Google
9 1 (0.61%) Huawei
9 1 (0.61%) hybris
9 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.61%) Splunk
9 1 (0.61%) Twitter