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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 63 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 3 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.81% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.59% 6.50% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£260 £215 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £359 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +12.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+7.18% -17.29%
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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
116 123 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.93% 12.47% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 61 37
Average daily rate £350 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £207 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £439 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £35.50 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.17% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £20.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Scrum
3 11 (45.83%) Selenium
4 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 9 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 8 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) HP
8 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
9 3 (12.50%) Earned Value Management
9 3 (12.50%) jQuery
9 3 (12.50%) MS Project Server
9 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
9 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Changepoint
9 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 3 (12.50%) HTML
9 3 (12.50%) VBA
9 3 (12.50%) MS Project
10 2 (8.33%) MS Office
10 2 (8.33%) CSS

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (12.50%) MS Project Server
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Project
3 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Changepoint
2 1 (4.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Selenium
2 9 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) JUnit
4 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.33%) Zephyr
5 1 (4.17%) JMeter
5 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Tester
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 3 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) jQuery
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.33%) Visualforce
3 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.17%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (4.17%) Celery
3 1 (4.17%) Catalyst
3 1 (4.17%) Ajax
3 1 (4.17%) DHTML
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 8 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Earned Value Management
6 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.33%) User Stories
7 2 (8.33%) DevOps
7 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.33%) Test Management
7 2 (8.33%) Kanban
8 1 (4.17%) Data Validation
8 1 (4.17%) BDD
8 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) VBA
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) Apex Code
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Salt
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.83%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.17%) Informatica
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos