Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 49 68
Rank change year-on-year +11 +19 +62
Contract jobs citing JIRA 181 133 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.45% 3.47% 2.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.38% 25.58% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 58 59
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £297
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £428 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +0.71% -1.16% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £44.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.66% +23.61% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £42.25 £30.40
90th Percentile £14.25 £46.75 £39.20
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £51.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year -56.52% +8.95% +20.65%

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 559 520 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.74% 13.55% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 286 271
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £325 £310 £294
90th Percentile £603 £566 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 7
Berkshire median hourly rate £77.50 £58.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.48% +62.50% -4.00%
10th Percentile £32.10 £45.15 £15.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £71.05 £58.90
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -

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 September 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
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 September 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 +11 56 £466 +24.33% 10
Bracknell +6 46 £550 - 8
Slough +6 9 £450 - 3
Newbury +3 8 £425 - 1
Maidenhead -1 5 £375 -23.08%
Windsor - 3 £450 -
Ascot - 1 £413 -
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 118 (65.19%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (35.36%) Java
3 59 (32.60%) Confluence
4 52 (28.73%) JavaScript
5 49 (27.07%) Telecoms
6 48 (26.52%) SQL
7 43 (23.76%) HTML
7 43 (23.76%) Git (software)
8 37 (20.44%) DevOps
8 37 (20.44%) CSS
9 32 (17.68%) Jenkins
10 31 (17.13%) Azure
10 31 (17.13%) Scrum
11 30 (16.57%) Atlassian
12 28 (15.47%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (15.47%) Test Automation
13 26 (14.36%) User Experience
14 25 (13.81%) Node.js
14 25 (13.81%) QA
15 24 (13.26%) Microsoft Excel
15 24 (13.26%) Front End Development
16 23 (12.71%) React
16 23 (12.71%) AngularJS
16 23 (12.71%) IBM
17 22 (12.15%) Microsoft
17 22 (12.15%) Bitbucket
17 22 (12.15%) Visual Studio Team System
18 21 (11.60%) JSON
19 20 (11.05%) Spring
19 20 (11.05%) SaaS

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 59 (32.60%) Confluence
2 5 (2.76%) Apache
2 5 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.21%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.21%) CMS
4 3 (1.66%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.55%) Drupal
6 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.55%) Mule
6 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (13.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (8.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (4.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (4.97%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.97%) Photoshop
4 8 (4.42%) FileZilla
4 8 (4.42%) InVision
4 8 (4.42%) Sketch
5 7 (3.87%) Notepad++
6 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.97%) Sonata
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (17.13%) Azure
2 20 (11.05%) SaaS
3 16 (8.84%) GitHub
4 12 (6.63%) PaaS
5 8 (4.42%) AWS
6 5 (2.76%) GCP
7 4 (2.21%) Data Lake Analytics
7 4 (2.21%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.66%) Office 365
8 3 (1.66%) TestFlight
9 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.10%) IaaS
9 2 (1.10%) Serverless
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.55%) npm
10 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.42%) PuTTY
1 8 (4.42%) WinSCP
2 6 (3.31%) DVB
3 3 (1.66%) SSH
4 2 (1.10%) SAN
5 1 (0.55%) BGP
5 1 (0.55%) Firewall
5 1 (0.55%) Internet
5 1 (0.55%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.55%) MPLS
5 1 (0.55%) NAS
5 1 (0.55%) Network Security
5 1 (0.55%) SNMP
5 1 (0.55%) VLAN
5 1 (0.55%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.63%) Relational Database
2 11 (6.08%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.52%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.42%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (4.42%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.31%) IBM InfoSphere
6 5 (2.76%) Big Data
6 5 (2.76%) Data Lake
6 5 (2.76%) MySQL
7 4 (2.21%) DB2
7 4 (2.21%) Power BI
7 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.10%) BigQuery
8 2 (1.10%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.55%) Bigtable
9 1 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (23.76%) Git (software)
2 32 (17.68%) Jenkins
3 22 (12.15%) Bitbucket
3 22 (12.15%) Visual Studio Team System
4 12 (6.63%) Eclipse
4 12 (6.63%) JUnit
4 12 (6.63%) Selenium
5 11 (6.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (6.08%) SonarQube
6 10 (5.52%) GitLab
7 9 (4.97%) Cucumber
7 9 (4.97%) JMeter
8 8 (4.42%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (2.76%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.76%) Subversion
10 4 (2.21%) Maven
10 4 (2.21%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.66%) DbUnit
11 3 (1.66%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.66%) NUnit
General
1 49 (27.07%) Telecoms
2 15 (8.29%) Retail
3 8 (4.42%) Finance
4 4 (2.21%) Marketing
5 3 (1.66%) Automotive
5 3 (1.66%) Banking
5 3 (1.66%) Billing
6 2 (1.10%) French Language
6 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (35.91%) Developer
2 31 (17.13%) Analyst
3 17 (9.39%) Consultant
3 17 (9.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (5.52%) Senior Developer
5 9 (4.97%) React Developer
5 9 (4.97%) Tester
6 8 (4.42%) Designer
6 8 (4.42%) Platform Engineer
6 8 (4.42%) Test Engineer
7 7 (3.87%) Business Analyst
7 7 (3.87%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (3.87%) UX Designer
8 6 (3.31%) Test Analyst
9 5 (2.76%) Automation Tester
9 5 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (2.76%) User Experience Consultant
9 5 (2.76%) User Experience Manager
10 4 (2.21%) Change Analyst
10 4 (2.21%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (23.76%) HTML
2 37 (20.44%) CSS
3 25 (13.81%) Node.js
4 23 (12.71%) AngularJS
4 23 (12.71%) React
5 21 (11.60%) JSON
6 20 (11.05%) Spring
7 13 (7.18%) Web Services
8 12 (6.63%) .NET
9 11 (6.08%) REST
10 10 (5.52%) Sass
11 9 (4.97%) Redux
12 8 (4.42%) hapi
13 7 (3.87%) Express
14 6 (3.31%) ASP.NET
14 6 (3.31%) HTML5
14 6 (3.31%) React Native
14 6 (3.31%) RESTful
15 5 (2.76%) jQuery
16 4 (2.21%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.36%) User Experience
2 18 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.97%) Graphic Design
4 6 (3.31%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (3.31%) IPTV
4 6 (3.31%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (3.31%) STB
5 5 (2.76%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.21%) PMI
7 3 (1.66%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.66%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.10%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.10%) FMCG
8 2 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.10%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.10%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.29%) Unix
2 7 (3.87%) Android
3 6 (3.31%) Linux
4 4 (2.21%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.21%) Windows
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (65.19%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (20.44%) DevOps
3 31 (17.13%) Scrum
4 28 (15.47%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (15.47%) Test Automation
5 24 (13.26%) Front End Development
6 20 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (11.05%) Wireframes
7 18 (9.94%) User Stories
8 15 (8.29%) Data Modelling
8 15 (8.29%) E-Commerce
8 15 (8.29%) PRINCE2
9 12 (6.63%) API Testing
10 11 (6.08%) TDD
11 10 (5.52%) Change Management
11 10 (5.52%) Data Analysis
11 10 (5.52%) Project Management
11 10 (5.52%) Stakeholder Identification
11 10 (5.52%) Time Management
11 10 (5.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 64 (35.36%) Java
2 52 (28.73%) JavaScript
3 48 (26.52%) SQL
4 17 (9.39%) Python
5 13 (7.18%) TypeScript
6 8 (4.42%) C#
6 8 (4.42%) Ruby
6 8 (4.42%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.31%) Perl
7 6 (3.31%) PHP
8 4 (2.21%) ES6
8 4 (2.21%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.66%) C
10 2 (1.10%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.10%) Groovy
10 2 (1.10%) Java 8
10 2 (1.10%) PHP 7
10 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.55%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.76%) ISEB
1 5 (2.76%) ISTQB
1 5 (2.76%) SC Cleared
1 5 (2.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.21%) Degree
2 4 (2.21%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.55%) CISM
4 1 (0.55%) CISSP
4 1 (0.55%) CRISC
4 1 (0.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.81%) QA
2 7 (3.87%) PMO
3 6 (3.31%) SLA
4 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.55%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.55%) GDPR
5 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (9.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) BIND 9
2 1 (0.55%) KVM
2 1 (0.55%) NFS
2 1 (0.55%) Postfix
2 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (8.84%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.87%) Ansible
3 5 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.21%) Terraform
5 2 (1.10%) Netcool
5 2 (1.10%) SCOM
6 1 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.55%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.55%) Kibana
6 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.55%) Puppet
6 1 (0.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (16.57%) Atlassian
2 23 (12.71%) IBM
3 22 (12.15%) Microsoft
4 16 (8.84%) Oracle
5 8 (4.42%) Okta
6 6 (3.31%) Huawei
7 5 (2.76%) Google
8 4 (2.21%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 3 (1.66%) BMC
10 2 (1.10%) Adobe
10 2 (1.10%) Automation Anywhere
10 2 (1.10%) Blue Prism
10 2 (1.10%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (1.10%) Citrix
10 2 (1.10%) FNZ
10 2 (1.10%) Pega
10 2 (1.10%) VMware
11 1 (0.55%) Amdocs
11 1 (0.55%) Mirantis
11 1 (0.55%) Sonatype