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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 67 54 69
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs citing JIRA 7 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.72% 2.05% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.54% 17.14% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 5
Average daily rate £338 £356 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +69.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
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
107 105 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.04% 11.93% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 67 72
Average daily rate £450 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 4 (28.57%) Bugzilla
4 4 (28.57%) Ruby
5 3 (21.43%) Apache
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) MySQL
5 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (21.43%) jQuery
5 3 (21.43%) Capistrano
5 3 (21.43%) Backbone.js
5 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 3 (21.43%) RSpec
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) QA
6 2 (14.29%) Test Management
6 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Java

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (21.43%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DVB
1 1 (7.14%) H.323
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) Bugzilla
2 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) RSpec
4 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) JBehave
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (7.14%) JMeter
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.14%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Release Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Developer in Test
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Backbone.js
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) jQuery
1 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Phusion Passenger
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
2 1 (7.14%) Twisted
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) WebSockets
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (7.14%) FMCG
1 1 (7.14%) IPTV
1 1 (7.14%) Life Science
1 1 (7.14%) STB
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) API Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Ruby
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Erlang
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Capistrano
2 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
2 1 (7.14%) Huawei
2 1 (7.14%) Nokia
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Rally