Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Atlassian JIRA
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 67 89
Rank change year-on-year +9 +22 +8
Contract jobs citing JIRA 35 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.43% 1.60% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.82% 13.79% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 4
Reading median daily rate £375 £413 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +24.53% -17.19%
10th Percentile £311 £290 £315
90th Percentile £485 £475 £444
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £425
% change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £31.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +23.61% - -

JIRA is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 186 145 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.90% 11.60% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 88 100
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £310 £299 £274
90th Percentile £550 £538 £481
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Reading median hourly rate £72.50 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +215.22% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £58.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +62.50% -4.00% +7.14%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Reading

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Reading

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Reading over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Reading

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Java
3 12 (34.29%) Python
3 12 (34.29%) Test Automation
3 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
4 11 (31.43%) Defect Management
4 11 (31.43%) Cucumber
4 11 (31.43%) Scrum
4 11 (31.43%) SQL
5 10 (28.57%) Selenium
6 9 (25.71%) BDD
6 9 (25.71%) VBScript
7 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
7 8 (22.86%) SDLC
8 7 (20.00%) Case Management
8 7 (20.00%) Zephyr
8 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 7 (20.00%) Confluence
9 6 (17.14%) Finance
9 6 (17.14%) HP
9 6 (17.14%) Unix
9 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
9 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (17.14%) API Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (14.29%) Maven
10 5 (14.29%) SoapUI
10 5 (14.29%) REST
10 5 (14.29%) HP UFT
10 5 (14.29%) SOA

JIRA
Co-occurring 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 7 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) HipChat
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) BrowserStack
1 4 (11.43%) Sauce Labs
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) BlazeMeter
2 2 (5.71%) GitHub
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) npm
2 2 (5.71%) NuGet
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
2 11 (31.43%) Cucumber
3 10 (28.57%) Selenium
4 7 (20.00%) Zephyr
5 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
6 5 (14.29%) HP UFT
6 5 (14.29%) Maven
6 5 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 4 (11.43%) JMeter
7 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
8 3 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (8.57%) Bitbucket
9 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
9 2 (5.71%) Hudson
9 2 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
9 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.86%) Grunt
10 1 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
2 2 (5.71%) Back Office
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.71%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Tester
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Tester
5 3 (8.57%) JIRA Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) JIRA Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Junior
6 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Writer
7 1 (2.86%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) REST
2 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) SOAP
3 3 (8.57%) Gherkin
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Core
4 2 (5.71%) Angular 2
4 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) CSS3
5 1 (2.86%) Electron Framework
5 1 (2.86%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (2.86%) Node.js
5 1 (2.86%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.86%) IPTV
3 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) STB
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Unix
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Test Automation
3 11 (31.43%) Defect Management
3 11 (31.43%) Scrum
4 9 (25.71%) BDD
5 8 (22.86%) SDLC
5 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
6 7 (20.00%) Case Management
6 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (17.14%) API Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (14.29%) SOA
8 5 (14.29%) TDD
9 4 (11.43%) Kanban
9 4 (11.43%) User Stories
10 3 (8.57%) Acceptance Criteria
10 3 (8.57%) Microservices
10 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
11 2 (5.71%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) Python
3 11 (31.43%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) VBScript
5 4 (11.43%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.71%) C++
7 2 (5.71%) CQL
7 2 (5.71%) VB
8 1 (2.86%) Perl
8 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Opsview
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) HP
2 3 (8.57%) Atlassian
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Apigee
4 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.86%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.86%) Huawei
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Sitecore