The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 61 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing JIRA 3 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.38% 1.30% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.70% 10.17% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-28.12% +5.26%
JIRA
Berkshire

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
81 118 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.18% 12.74% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 86 33
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016, 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 Reading region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) DevOps
3 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (55.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (50.00%) MSBuild
4 10 (50.00%) Build Automation
4 10 (50.00%) NuGet
4 10 (50.00%) Artifactory
4 10 (50.00%) C#
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (35.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) vSphere
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
8 3 (15.00%) LANDesk
8 3 (15.00%) Kanban
8 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (15.00%) V-Model
8 3 (15.00%) Smart Meter
8 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) Waterfall

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) VLAN
2 2 (10.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
1 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (55.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 10 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 10 (50.00%) NuGet
3 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) TestRail
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Build Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Build Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) DevOps
3 10 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 10 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Case Management
4 3 (15.00%) Coaching
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) ITSM
4 3 (15.00%) Kanban
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
4 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.00%) V-Model
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) NFS
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat