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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 67 59
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 8 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.22% 1.09% 1.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.88% 10.89% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 11
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £335 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +0.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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 81 101 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.33% 9.99% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 70 82
Median daily rate £425 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £348 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £45.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.66% +34.32%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
5 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
5 6 (26.09%) Confluence
5 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
5 6 (26.09%) Selenium
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Big Data
6 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
6 5 (21.74%) Python
6 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
6 5 (21.74%) Open Source
7 4 (17.39%) Android
7 4 (17.39%) Scala
7 4 (17.39%) Apache
7 4 (17.39%) Linux
7 4 (17.39%) Web Services
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
7 4 (17.39%) Bitbucket
7 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
7 4 (17.39%) REST
8 3 (13.04%) MapReduce
8 3 (13.04%) Hortonworks
8 3 (13.04%) Kafka

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 (26.09%) Confluence
2 4 (17.39%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Pig
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Spark
3 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
1 2 (8.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Big Data
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Accumulo
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Hive
2 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
2 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.04%) Neo4j
2 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.04%) OrientDB
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
2 6 (26.09%) Selenium
3 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
4 4 (17.39%) Bitbucket
5 3 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (13.04%) JUnit
6 2 (8.70%) Bugzilla
6 2 (8.70%) Capybara
6 2 (8.70%) Hudson
6 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
6 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
6 2 (8.70%) Subversion
6 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
6 2 (8.70%) TestLink
7 1 (4.35%) Appium
7 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
7 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (4.35%) Protractor
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
2 3 (13.04%) C# WPF Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Data Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) WPF Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (8.70%) Development Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Support Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) REST
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) Kafka
2 3 (13.04%) WPF
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) Apache CXF
4 1 (4.35%) Django
4 1 (4.35%) Ehcache
4 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) JDBC
4 1 (4.35%) JMS
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.35%) SAML
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.04%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (13.04%) Wiki
2 2 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Social Media
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Android
1 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) Open Source
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) BDD
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
5 3 (13.04%) MapReduce
5 3 (13.04%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) OOD
5 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.70%) Load Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) Scala
5 3 (13.04%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (8.70%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Hortonworks
2 2 (8.70%) Apple
2 2 (8.70%) Jaspersoft
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat