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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 63 73 77
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 5 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 0.40% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.95% 3.45% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +137.50%
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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
84 116 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.61% 11.55% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 67 37
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Average hourly rate £29.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Subversion
4 4 (30.77%) Ajax
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Confluence
5 3 (23.08%) OSGi
5 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (23.08%) Zephyr
5 3 (23.08%) JMeter
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
5 3 (23.08%) CMS
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) JUnit
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (30.77%) Confluence
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (23.08%) CMS
2 3 (23.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 4 (30.77%) Subversion
4 3 (23.08%) Maven
4 3 (23.08%) Selenium
4 3 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (23.08%) Zephyr
4 3 (23.08%) JUnit
4 3 (23.08%) JMeter
5 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
5 1 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
2 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) Ajax
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) OSGi
3 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) SOAP
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) WCF
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) LAMP
4 1 (7.69%) XML-RPC
4 1 (7.69%) LESS
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.69%) MooTools
4 1 (7.69%) WAMP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) DSDM
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) RAD
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Open Text
1 3 (23.08%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe