The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 52 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 20 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.14% 0.20% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.09% 1.89% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £185 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +88.23%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
117 106 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.54% 10.61% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 72 46
Average daily rate £363 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Reading region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Reading

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Reading region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA.

1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Scrum
3 9 (42.86%) Selenium
4 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (38.10%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) HP
8 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 3 (14.29%) Earned Value Management
9 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 3 (14.29%) MS Project Server
9 3 (14.29%) Changepoint
9 3 (14.29%) VBA
9 3 (14.29%) MS Project
10 2 (9.52%) JUnit
10 2 (9.52%) SOAP
10 2 (9.52%) Web Services
10 2 (9.52%) HTML
10 2 (9.52%) Java

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) MS Project Server
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Changepoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Selenium
2 8 (38.10%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) Zephyr
4 2 (9.52%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) JMeter
5 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Tester
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Test Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Operations Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior QA Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
1 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) Visualforce
2 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.76%) DHTML
2 1 (4.76%) ZeroMQ
2 1 (4.76%) Celery
2 1 (4.76%) Catalyst
2 1 (4.76%) Ajax
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Scrum
3 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Earned Value Management
5 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Kanban
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) User Stories
7 1 (4.76%) Data Validation
7 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) VBA
2 2 (9.52%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) VCP4
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com