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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 61 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing JIRA 17 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.88% 0.44% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.35% 3.45% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Median daily rate £450 £330 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +53.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £236 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £481 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +5.88%
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
98 116 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.84% 12.89% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 71 61
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £310 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £411 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £35.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.67%

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 May 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 May 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 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (48.00%) DevOps
4 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
4 11 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (44.00%) .NET
5 10 (40.00%) C#
5 10 (40.00%) Linux
5 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (40.00%) MSBuild
5 10 (40.00%) Build Automation
5 10 (40.00%) NuGet
5 10 (40.00%) Artifactory
6 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
8 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) Java
8 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (16.00%) VMware
9 4 (16.00%) Unix
9 4 (16.00%) Windows
9 4 (16.00%) Python
9 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (16.00%) vSphere
10 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
10 3 (12.00%) BDD

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 3 (12.00%) Node.js
2 2 (8.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) VLAN
2 2 (8.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (4.00%) H.323
3 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (40.00%) Artifactory
3 10 (40.00%) MSBuild
3 10 (40.00%) NuGet
4 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.00%) Selenium
5 2 (8.00%) Maven
6 1 (4.00%) Ant
6 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
6 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.00%) JBehave
6 1 (4.00%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (4.00%) JMeter
6 1 (4.00%) JUnit
6 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.00%) VersionOne
General
1 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Build Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Build Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Smart Metering Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) Java EE
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
2 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (4.00%) Twisted
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) WebSockets
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) DevOps
3 10 (40.00%) Build Automation
3 10 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) BDD
4 3 (12.00%) Case Management
4 3 (12.00%) Coaching
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) ITSM
4 3 (12.00%) Kanban
4 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.00%) Requirements Management
4 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.00%) V-Model
4 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) Python
5 3 (12.00%) Perl
5 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (12.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) C-shell
6 1 (4.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (16.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) NFS
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Rally
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat