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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 64 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 1.12% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 9.65% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 5
Median daily rate - £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +25.00%
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
83 114 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.17% 11.66% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 85 47
Median daily rate £400 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £472 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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
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 30 August 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 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) DevOps
3 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
4 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (41.18%) .NET
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) C#
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (35.29%) MSBuild
5 6 (35.29%) Build Automation
5 6 (35.29%) NuGet
5 6 (35.29%) Artifactory
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
7 4 (23.53%) VMware
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) vSphere
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
7 4 (23.53%) Kanban
8 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) LANDesk
8 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
8 3 (17.65%) Ruby
8 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
8 3 (17.65%) VLAN

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 2 (11.76%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VLAN
2 2 (11.76%) ZigBee
3 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
1 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (35.29%) Artifactory
3 6 (35.29%) MSBuild
3 6 (35.29%) NuGet
4 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) Ant
5 1 (5.88%) Maven
5 1 (5.88%) TestRail
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Build Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Build Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 3 (17.65%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) DevOps
3 6 (35.29%) Build Automation
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) Kanban
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Case Management
5 3 (17.65%) Coaching
5 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) ITSM
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) V-Model
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
7 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
7 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Perl
3 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 3 (17.65%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (23.53%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) NFS
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat