The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 68 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.47% 0.91% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.91% 6.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £215 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.50%
Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
128 103 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.92% 13.34% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 37 22
Average daily rate £313 £383 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +36.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £201 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
JIRA
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (58.82%) Confluence
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) UNIX
3 9 (52.94%) Maven
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) J2EE
5 6 (35.29%) JBoss
5 6 (35.29%) XML
5 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 5 (29.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (29.41%) jQuery
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) Subversion
6 5 (29.41%) Ajax
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
6 5 (29.41%) MVC
6 5 (29.41%) Validation
6 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) Apache
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) MySQL
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) ClearCase
7 4 (23.53%) Remedy
7 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 4 (23.53%) Project Management

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (58.82%) Confluence
2 5 (29.41%) Apache
3 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
3 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LDAP
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
1 4 (23.53%) DHCP
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Maven
2 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (29.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (29.41%) Subversion
3 5 (29.41%) ClearCase
4 4 (23.53%) JUnit
4 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.88%) FogBugz
5 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
5 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
1 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Leader
2 4 (23.53%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.88%) UI Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) CSS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Tester
4 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) J2EE
2 6 (35.29%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) Ajax
3 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) JSP
4 4 (23.53%) XSD
4 4 (23.53%) Spring
4 4 (23.53%) Spring MVC
5 3 (17.65%) OSGi
6 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.88%) MooTools
6 1 (5.88%) WAMP
6 1 (5.88%) LESS
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) JSON
6 1 (5.88%) LAMP
6 1 (5.88%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
1 4 (23.53%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) Validation
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) B2C
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
3 4 (23.53%) SEO
3 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Data Validation
3 4 (23.53%) Kanban
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) BladeLogic
2 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) JBoss
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) Remedy
3 4 (23.53%) Sybase
3 4 (23.53%) hybris
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe