Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 76 95
Rank change year-on-year +23 +19 -13
Contract jobs citing JIRA 35 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.57% 1.13% 1.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.47% 8.54% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 9
Reading median daily rate £390 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00% +10.65%
10th Percentile £313 £168 £319
90th Percentile £441 £513 £478
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £403 £388
% change year-on-year -6.83% +3.87% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £31.50 £175.00
% change year-on-year +41.27% -82.00% -

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 163 164 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.97% 13.19% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 95 121
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £320
90th Percentile £573 £573 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £403 £423
% change year-on-year -0.62% -4.73% +22.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 1
Reading median hourly rate £72.50 £15.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +383.33% -66.67% +34.33%
10th Percentile £71.25 £15.00 £42.50
90th Percentile £73.75 £57.50 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £58.50 £15.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year +290.00% -68.75% +37.14%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Java
3 12 (34.29%) SDLC
4 10 (28.57%) TDD
4 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 10 (28.57%) REST
4 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 9 (25.71%) Confluence
5 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
5 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
6 8 (22.86%) Selenium
6 8 (22.86%) BDD
6 8 (22.86%) Maven
6 8 (22.86%) Finance
6 8 (22.86%) SQL
6 8 (22.86%) Python
7 7 (20.00%) VBScript
7 7 (20.00%) C#
7 7 (20.00%) Scrum
7 7 (20.00%) Microservices
7 7 (20.00%) Defect Management
8 6 (17.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (17.14%) Opsview
8 6 (17.14%) Low Latency
8 6 (17.14%) NuGet
8 6 (17.14%) .NET Core
8 6 (17.14%) CQL
8 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (17.14%) VMware
8 6 (17.14%) Firewall

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 9 (25.71%) Confluence
2 6 (17.14%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) nginx
3 2 (5.71%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (17.14%) NuGet
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) GitHub
2 4 (11.43%) IaaS
2 4 (11.43%) PaaS
3 3 (8.57%) BrowserStack
3 3 (8.57%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (5.71%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (5.71%) SaaS
5 1 (2.86%) npm
5 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Firewall
1 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
2 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
3 8 (22.86%) Maven
3 8 (22.86%) Selenium
4 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
4 6 (17.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (17.14%) TeamCity
4 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
5 5 (14.29%) Zephyr
6 4 (11.43%) HP UFT
6 4 (11.43%) JMeter
6 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
7 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
8 2 (5.71%) Hudson
8 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
9 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Back Office
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.71%) Law
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Test Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.71%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Angular Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (2.86%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Junior Test Automation Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Junior Test Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) REST
2 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) .NET Core
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 3 (8.57%) CSS3
4 3 (8.57%) HTML
4 3 (8.57%) SOAP
5 2 (5.71%) Ajax
5 2 (5.71%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
5 2 (5.71%) Google Maps API
5 2 (5.71%) jQuery
5 2 (5.71%) JSON
5 2 (5.71%) LAMP
5 2 (5.71%) Laravel
5 2 (5.71%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (5.71%) RESTful
5 2 (5.71%) XHTML
5 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.43%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.86%) IPTV
2 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) STB
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) SDLC
3 10 (28.57%) TDD
3 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 8 (22.86%) BDD
5 7 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 7 (20.00%) Microservices
5 7 (20.00%) Scrum
6 6 (17.14%) Change Control
6 6 (17.14%) Low Latency
6 6 (17.14%) Multithreading
6 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (17.14%) Test Strategy
7 5 (14.29%) Case Management
7 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 4 (11.43%) API Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
8 4 (11.43%) User Stories
9 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) Python
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) VBScript
4 6 (17.14%) C++
4 6 (17.14%) CQL
5 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) PHP 7
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) ISO 9001
1 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (14.29%) QA
3 2 (5.71%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Opsview
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) VMware
2 4 (11.43%) HP
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Google
4 2 (5.71%) Twitter
5 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.86%) Huawei
5 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.86%) Sitecore