The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 33 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.71% 5.64% 1.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.51% 21.15% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 20 1
Median daily rate £300 £323 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -16.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
57 104 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.21% 26.67% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 88 47
Median daily rate £388 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Cardiff region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (50.00%) Confluence
4 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) Test Management
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) JSON
5 3 (30.00%) Teradata
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) HTTP
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Informatica
5 3 (30.00%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (30.00%) Guidewire
5 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 5 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (10.00%) TestRail
3 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) CentOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Test Management
4 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Consul
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Pingdom
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Guidewire
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) Informatica
1 3 (30.00%) MicroStrategy
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Teradata
2 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (10.00%) PagerDuty