Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 93 135
Rank change year-on-year +33 +42 +3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 127 71 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.09% 1.78% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.56% 15.40% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 31
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +26.92% -4.83%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
South East median daily rate £450 £410 £355
% change year-on-year +9.76% +15.49% -2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.50 £21.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.77% -53.51% +8.82%
10th Percentile £34.05 £20.75 £30.78
90th Percentile £39.35 £22.25 £146.63
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £40.94 £42.50
% change year-on-year -20.61% -3.68% +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 517 461 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.58% 11.53% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 270 247
Berkshire median daily rate £390 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.23% +5.44%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.00 £36.75 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -16.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £13.65 £24.28 £26.68
90th Percentile £52.40 £143.03 £50.93
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% -6.82% +17.33%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +16 42 £438 -2.78% 1
Reading +8 24 £400 +18.52% 15
Maidenhead +10 17 £525 - 3
Newbury - 9 £325 - 3
Slough -4 4 £325 +1.96% 3
Windsor -6 1 £375 -25.00%
Wokingham - 1 £220 - 3
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 107 (84.25%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (56.69%) Jenkins
3 61 (48.03%) Java
4 56 (44.09%) Confluence
5 55 (43.31%) DevOps
6 48 (37.80%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (36.22%) Git (software)
8 45 (35.43%) Scrum
9 40 (31.50%) Docker
10 39 (30.71%) Maven
11 38 (29.92%) Ansible
12 37 (29.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 36 (28.35%) TeamCity
14 35 (27.56%) Puppet
14 35 (27.56%) REST
15 30 (23.62%) Linux
16 29 (22.83%) Test Automation
17 28 (22.05%) JUnit
18 27 (21.26%) Configuration Management
18 27 (21.26%) User Stories
18 27 (21.26%) Microservices
19 26 (20.47%) SDLC
19 26 (20.47%) MSBuild
19 26 (20.47%) Ant
19 26 (20.47%) TDD
20 25 (19.69%) C#
21 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
21 24 (18.90%) Gradle
21 24 (18.90%) Bitbucket
22 23 (18.11%) Salt

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 56 (44.09%) Confluence
2 18 (14.17%) Apache Solr
3 16 (12.60%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (7.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (7.09%) IIS
6 7 (5.51%) CMS
6 7 (5.51%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.94%) Apache
8 4 (3.15%) JBoss
8 4 (3.15%) MS Project Server
8 4 (3.15%) OpenStack
8 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.57%) Apache TomEE
9 2 (1.57%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (4.72%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.79%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 15 (11.81%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.57%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.57%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.79%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (11.81%) IaaS
2 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (10.24%) Trello
4 10 (7.87%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (7.87%) Serverless
4 10 (7.87%) Slack
5 8 (6.30%) PaaS
6 7 (5.51%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (4.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (4.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 6 (4.72%) Amazon S3
7 6 (4.72%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (4.72%) CloudFront
8 3 (2.36%) SaaS
9 2 (1.57%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.57%) Google App Engine
9 2 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.57%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.54%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.09%) Firewall
3 4 (3.15%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.66%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.87%) MySQL
4 9 (7.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (6.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.94%) MariaDB
7 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.57%) Big Data
8 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.79%) QlikView
9 1 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 72 (56.69%) Jenkins
2 46 (36.22%) Git (software)
3 39 (30.71%) Maven
4 37 (29.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 36 (28.35%) TeamCity
6 28 (22.05%) JUnit
7 26 (20.47%) Ant
7 26 (20.47%) MSBuild
8 24 (18.90%) Bitbucket
8 24 (18.90%) Gradle
9 21 (16.54%) Eclipse
10 20 (15.75%) Sonatype Nexus
10 20 (15.75%) Subversion
10 20 (15.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (14.96%) Selenium
12 17 (13.39%) SonarQube
13 15 (11.81%) Moq
13 15 (11.81%) NSubstitute
13 15 (11.81%) Rhino Mocks
14 14 (11.02%) NUnit
General
1 14 (11.02%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.45%) Finance
3 11 (8.66%) Marketing
4 5 (3.94%) Retail
5 2 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (48.82%) Developer
2 35 (27.56%) Java Developer
3 16 (12.60%) Automation Developer
4 13 (10.24%) Agile Developer
5 12 (9.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.72%) Angular Developer
8 5 (3.94%) Tester
9 4 (3.15%) Agile C# Developer
9 4 (3.15%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (3.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (3.15%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.15%) Consultant
10 3 (2.36%) Analyst
10 3 (2.36%) Applications Developer
10 3 (2.36%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (2.36%) Data Centre Technician
10 3 (2.36%) Marketing Project Manager
10 3 (2.36%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (27.56%) REST
2 23 (18.11%) Spring
3 21 (16.54%) Java EE
4 18 (14.17%) Web Services
5 17 (13.39%) AngularJS
6 15 (11.81%) React
7 14 (11.02%) Hibernate
8 13 (10.24%) SOAP
9 11 (8.66%) CSS
9 11 (8.66%) HTML
10 10 (7.87%) Elastic Stack
10 10 (7.87%) JSF
10 10 (7.87%) Struts
11 9 (7.09%) .NET
12 8 (6.30%) .NET Core
12 8 (6.30%) Spring MVC
13 7 (5.51%) Node.js
13 7 (5.51%) pytest
14 6 (4.72%) JSP
15 5 (3.94%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.15%) Public Cloud
2 4 (3.15%) Social Media
2 4 (3.15%) STB
2 4 (3.15%) User Experience
2 4 (3.15%) Virtual Team
3 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.62%) Linux
2 20 (15.75%) Windows
3 6 (4.72%) Unix
4 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (84.25%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (43.31%) DevOps
3 48 (37.80%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (35.43%) Scrum
5 29 (22.83%) Test Automation
6 27 (21.26%) Configuration Management
6 27 (21.26%) Microservices
6 27 (21.26%) User Stories
7 26 (20.47%) SDLC
7 26 (20.47%) TDD
8 22 (17.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (14.96%) SOA
10 15 (11.81%) BDD
11 14 (11.02%) E-Commerce
11 14 (11.02%) Kanban
12 11 (8.66%) Business Transformation
12 11 (8.66%) Multithreading
13 10 (7.87%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (7.87%) Project Management
13 10 (7.87%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (48.03%) Java
2 25 (19.69%) C#
3 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
4 18 (14.17%) PowerShell
5 13 (10.24%) Bash Shell
5 13 (10.24%) Python
5 13 (10.24%) SQL
6 10 (7.87%) Groovy
7 9 (7.09%) C++
7 9 (7.09%) CQL
8 2 (1.57%) PHP
8 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.57%) Scala
9 1 (0.79%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (4.72%) Degree
2 5 (3.94%) PMI Certification
2 5 (3.94%) PMP
3 2 (1.57%) ISEB
3 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) QA
2 8 (6.30%) ISO 9001
2 8 (6.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.57%) GDPR
4 1 (0.79%) PMO
4 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (31.50%) Docker
2 16 (12.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 38 (29.92%) Ansible
2 35 (27.56%) Puppet
3 23 (18.11%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (18.11%) Salt
4 9 (7.09%) Opsview
5 7 (5.51%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (3.94%) Galera Cluster
6 5 (3.94%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.94%) OpenNebula
7 2 (1.57%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (16.54%) Oracle
2 18 (14.17%) SAP
2 18 (14.17%) VMware
3 10 (7.87%) Adobe
4 5 (3.94%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.36%) HP
6 2 (1.57%) comScore
6 2 (1.57%) Google
6 2 (1.57%) hybris
6 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.57%) Zend
7 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.79%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.79%) Planview
7 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.79%) Siebel
7 1 (0.79%) Tableau