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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 63 60 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing JIRA 9 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.89% 0.59% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.44% 6.33% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
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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
121 79 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.92% 9.26% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 44 74
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Testing
3 6 (40.00%) JSON
3 6 (40.00%) UNIX
3 6 (40.00%) AIX
3 6 (40.00%) ETL
3 6 (40.00%) DB2
3 6 (40.00%) Validation
3 6 (40.00%) Ab Initio
3 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Migration
4 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (26.67%) Selenium
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (13.33%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) ISEB
7 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
7 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
7 2 (13.33%) Content Management

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (13.33%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Magnolia
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) DB2
2 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) SSDT
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Ant
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) XML
2 6 (40.00%) JSON
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.67%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) Visualforce
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) JSP
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
2 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) UNIX
1 6 (40.00%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Testing
3 6 (40.00%) ETL
3 6 (40.00%) Validation
3 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (13.33%) Content Management
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
8 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (6.67%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
1 7 (46.67%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (6.67%) Alterian
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Cognos
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com