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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 63 61
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 4 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.69% 1.14% 1.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.19% 11.49% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Median daily rate £415 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £321 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £445 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +8.82% +19.71%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 77 87 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 13.23% 9.92% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 66
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £339 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 27 June 2017, 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 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) REST
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Big Data
5 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (33.33%) SOA
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) JUnit
6 3 (25.00%) Apache
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (25.00%) Data Security
6 3 (25.00%) Maven
6 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) Coaching
6 3 (25.00%) Jaspersoft
6 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (16.67%) Confluence
7 2 (16.67%) Cucumber

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 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) OrientDB
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) JUnit
2 3 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Django
5 1 (8.33%) Java EE
5 1 (8.33%) JDBC
5 1 (8.33%) JMS
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (8.33%) SAML
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Coaching
4 3 (25.00%) Data Security
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) API Testing
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Jaspersoft
2 1 (8.33%) Apigee
2 1 (8.33%) Hortonworks
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
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