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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 51 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 12 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.43% 0.76% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.91% 6.80% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
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£400 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.83%
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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
110 103 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.11% 11.15% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 42 37
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £273 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £19.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (44.83%) Scrum
3 12 (41.38%) Selenium
4 9 (31.03%) HP UFT
4 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
5 8 (27.59%) Integration Testing
6 7 (24.14%) SQL
6 7 (24.14%) XML
6 7 (24.14%) Python
6 7 (24.14%) Agile Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
7 6 (20.69%) JSON
7 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Validation
7 6 (20.69%) ETL
7 6 (20.69%) UNIX
7 6 (20.69%) AIX
7 6 (20.69%) DB2
7 6 (20.69%) Ab Initio
8 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
8 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (17.24%) Migration
8 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Confluence
9 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
9 4 (13.79%) Finance
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.79%) HP
10 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (13.79%) Confluence
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Project
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Changepoint
2 1 (3.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) DB2
2 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) SSDT
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Selenium
2 9 (31.03%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) Ant
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Tester
4 5 (17.24%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Test Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Software Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Test Leader
6 3 (10.34%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) XML
2 6 (20.69%) JSON
3 3 (10.34%) jQuery
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) HTML5
4 2 (6.90%) CSS3
4 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.45%) WCF
5 1 (3.45%) RESTful
5 1 (3.45%) Visualforce
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) DTV
3 1 (3.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
1 6 (20.69%) AIX
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Scrum
3 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
4 8 (27.59%) Integration Testing
5 7 (24.14%) Agile Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Validation
6 6 (20.69%) ETL
6 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Migration
7 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.34%) Earned Value Management
8 3 (10.34%) Software Delivery
9 2 (6.90%) Test Management
9 2 (6.90%) Kanban
9 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.90%) User Stories
10 1 (3.45%) DevOps
10 1 (3.45%) Test Planning
10 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
1 7 (24.14%) Python
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) VBA
3 2 (6.90%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Ab Initio
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.45%) Alterian
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Cognos
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