Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 64 83
Rank change year-on-year -14 +19 +9
Contract jobs citing JIRA 24 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.53% 2.18% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.21% 17.95% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 6
Reading median daily rate £400 £405 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +6.23% +17.31%
10th Percentile £303 £327 £281
90th Percentile £475 £531 £484
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +28.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £31.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 214 156 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 13.66% 12.16% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 113 89
Reading median daily rate £450 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +0.65% -3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £498
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Reading median hourly rate - £15.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £33.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - -12.99% +8.45%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (29.17%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) Python
4 6 (25.00%) Confluence
4 6 (25.00%) BDD
4 6 (25.00%) Selenium
5 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
5 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
5 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
5 5 (20.83%) HP
5 5 (20.83%) Defect Management
5 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.50%) Atlassian
7 3 (12.50%) QA
7 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
7 3 (12.50%) Bitbucket
7 3 (12.50%) TDD
7 3 (12.50%) VBScript
7 3 (12.50%) Linux
7 3 (12.50%) SOA
7 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC

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 6 (25.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) HipChat
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) BrowserStack
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
1 2 (8.33%) Sauce Labs
1 2 (8.33%) Trello
2 1 (4.17%) Apigee
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) npm
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
2 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (12.50%) Bitbucket
4 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
4 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (12.50%) Zephyr
5 2 (8.33%) Maven
5 2 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (4.17%) FishEye
6 1 (4.17%) Grunt
6 1 (4.17%) JMeter
6 1 (4.17%) JSUnit
6 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.17%) Subversion
6 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) JIRA Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) JIRA Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
4 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.17%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) QA Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
1 2 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) Angular 2
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) React
2 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (29.17%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) BDD
5 5 (20.83%) Defect Management
5 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.50%) API Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Case Management
7 3 (12.50%) DevOps
7 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) SOA
7 3 (12.50%) TDD
8 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) Kanban
8 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Test Management
8 2 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
1 6 (25.00%) Python
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) VBScript
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) Java 8
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.17%) HP ALM
2 1 (4.17%) HP Fortify
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) HP
2 3 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft