The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 37 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.84% 0.69% -
As % of the Development Applications category 12.73% 5.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +87.50%
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South Wales

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
55 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.47% 12.80% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 20
Average daily rate £325 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.17 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Scrum
3 9 (64.29%) Web Services
3 9 (64.29%) Subversion
3 9 (64.29%) Maven
4 8 (57.14%) Hudson
4 8 (57.14%) SOAP
4 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
5 7 (50.00%) Ant
5 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (50.00%) Selenium
6 6 (42.86%) TDD
6 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (42.86%) Open Source
6 6 (42.86%) BDD
6 6 (42.86%) HTML
6 6 (42.86%) Java
6 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) J2EE
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle
7 5 (35.71%) XML
7 5 (35.71%) OO
7 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
7 5 (35.71%) HP
7 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
7 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
7 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
7 5 (35.71%) Apache Ivy

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) FileNet
1 3 (21.43%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) LiveCycle
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
2 3 (21.43%) 3G
2 3 (21.43%) 2G
2 3 (21.43%) 4G
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Subversion
1 9 (64.29%) Maven
2 8 (57.14%) Hudson
2 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 7 (50.00%) Ant
3 7 (50.00%) Selenium
4 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
4 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (35.71%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 4 (28.57%) JUnit
6 3 (21.43%) Toad
6 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
6 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
6 3 (21.43%) Sinon.JS
6 3 (21.43%) eggPlant
6 3 (21.43%) Trac
6 3 (21.43%) QUnit
6 3 (21.43%) Jasmine
7 2 (14.29%) JBehave
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) QA Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Test Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Test Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) SOAP
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) J2EE
4 5 (35.71%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) RESTful
5 4 (28.57%) REST
5 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) J2ME
6 3 (21.43%) WAP
6 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 3 (21.43%) Spring
6 3 (21.43%) JSF
6 3 (21.43%) Ajax
6 3 (21.43%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) Sass
6 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Open Source
2 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (21.43%) Handset
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.14%) W3C
4 1 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 6 (42.86%) BDD
5 5 (35.71%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
7 3 (21.43%) OOP
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Test Management
7 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
7 3 (21.43%) DevOps
7 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
8 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
8 2 (14.29%) Release Management
8 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 2 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 3 (21.43%) Scala
4 2 (14.29%) Groovy
4 2 (14.29%) XPath
4 2 (14.29%) XQuery
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
1 5 (35.71%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Sun
2 3 (21.43%) Apple
3 2 (14.29%) Twitter
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe
4 1 (7.14%) ILOG
4 1 (7.14%) Kofax
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk