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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 74 81 89
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.28% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.11% 2.54% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +80.00%
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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
90 118 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.08% 10.88% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 80 32
Average daily rate £425 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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
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 24 October 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 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) JMeter
4 3 (37.50%) CMS
4 3 (37.50%) Open Text
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) JUnit
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (37.50%) DSDM
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (37.50%) Zephyr
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) WCF

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (37.50%) CMS
1 3 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Zephyr
2 3 (37.50%) JUnit
2 3 (37.50%) JMeter
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
1 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
1 3 (37.50%) C# Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) Ajax
1 3 (37.50%) WCF
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
1 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) DSDM
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) RAD
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Open Text
1 3 (37.50%) Sitecore