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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 97 99
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 26 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.42% 1.18% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.94% 12.96% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 14
Median daily rate £444 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.93% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £313 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £531 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +1.21% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +8.82% +19.71%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 201 216 243
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 11.00% 9.07% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 289 233
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £37.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 9 £375 -
Reading +8 5 £380 +16.92% 5
Bracknell +4 4 £538 +6.17% 1
Newbury +5 3 £505 +26.25% 3
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) Jenkins
3 22 (34.92%) Scrum
3 22 (34.92%) Java
3 22 (34.92%) Confluence
4 21 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 21 (33.33%) Web Services
5 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
6 18 (28.57%) REST
7 16 (25.40%) TDD
8 15 (23.81%) SOA
8 15 (23.81%) BDD
8 15 (23.81%) Maven
8 15 (23.81%) Unit Testing
8 15 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (22.22%) DevOps
10 13 (20.63%) User Stories
10 13 (20.63%) JUnit
11 12 (19.05%) MVC
11 12 (19.05%) Kanban
11 12 (19.05%) Microservices
12 11 (17.46%) Gradle
12 11 (17.46%) Pair Programming
12 11 (17.46%) Spring
12 11 (17.46%) Linux
13 10 (15.87%) Struts
13 10 (15.87%) SQL
13 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
13 10 (15.87%) Eclipse
13 10 (15.87%) IntelliJ

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 22 (34.92%) Confluence
2 7 (11.11%) Apache
2 7 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (9.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (7.94%) Apache Solr
5 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.17%) CMS
6 2 (3.17%) JBoss
6 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.59%) nginx
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (3.17%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.70%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (9.52%) Amazon S3
4 5 (7.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (7.94%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (7.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (7.94%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (7.94%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Firewall
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 8 (12.70%) Big Data
2 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.35%) MySQL
2 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.76%) Pentaho
3 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.59%) DB2
5 1 (1.59%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.59%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 23 (36.51%) Jenkins
2 21 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 15 (23.81%) Maven
4 13 (20.63%) JUnit
5 11 (17.46%) Gradle
6 10 (15.87%) Eclipse
6 10 (15.87%) IntelliJ
6 10 (15.87%) Mercurial
7 9 (14.29%) Bitbucket
8 6 (9.52%) Cucumber
9 4 (6.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (6.35%) Checkstyle
9 4 (6.35%) Selenium
9 4 (6.35%) SonarQube
10 3 (4.76%) Subversion
11 2 (3.17%) FishEye
11 2 (3.17%) PowerDesigner
11 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
12 1 (1.59%) Bugzilla
12 1 (1.59%) JMeter
General
1 6 (9.52%) Marketing
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Local Government
5 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Leader
6 4 (6.35%) AWS Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Development Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Digital Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Digital Business Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Product Owner
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Product Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Release Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) Web Services
2 18 (28.57%) REST
3 11 (17.46%) Spring
4 10 (15.87%) JSF
4 10 (15.87%) Spring MVC
4 10 (15.87%) Struts
5 7 (11.11%) Node.js
6 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 6 (9.52%) HTML
6 6 (9.52%) XML
7 5 (7.94%) CSS
7 5 (7.94%) JSON
7 5 (7.94%) React
8 3 (4.76%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.76%) J2EE
8 3 (4.76%) JDBC
8 3 (4.76%) LAMP
8 3 (4.76%) SOAP
8 3 (4.76%) Visualforce
8 3 (4.76%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.94%) User Experience
2 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.76%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.17%) Handset
3 2 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.17%) PMI
4 1 (1.59%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.59%) IVR
4 1 (1.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Android
2 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) Scrum
3 16 (25.40%) TDD
4 15 (23.81%) BDD
4 15 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (23.81%) SOA
4 15 (23.81%) Unit Testing
5 14 (22.22%) DevOps
6 13 (20.63%) User Stories
7 12 (19.05%) Kanban
7 12 (19.05%) Microservices
7 12 (19.05%) MVC
8 11 (17.46%) Pair Programming
9 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
10 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 9 (14.29%) Test Scripting
11 8 (12.70%) Content Management
12 7 (11.11%) Project Management
12 7 (11.11%) Test Automation
13 6 (9.52%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) Java
2 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.87%) SQL
4 8 (12.70%) Python
5 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.76%) Apex Code
7 3 (4.76%) Ruby
7 3 (4.76%) Scala
8 2 (3.17%) C#
8 2 (3.17%) Groovy
8 2 (3.17%) PHP
9 1 (1.59%) C
9 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) ISEB
3 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.17%) PMP
4 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) KVM
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) Xen
2 2 (3.17%) XenServer
3 1 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Ansible
2 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.17%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.17%) Nagios
3 2 (3.17%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.59%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.59%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Adobe
2 4 (6.35%) Atlassian
2 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
2 4 (6.35%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.76%) hybris
3 3 (4.76%) Jaspersoft
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) Ab Initio
4 2 (3.17%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.17%) Teradata
4 2 (3.17%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) Apigee
5 1 (1.59%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.59%) Splunk
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