The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cardiff region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.23% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 15.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.50%
Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
51 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.21% 6.02% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 4 7
Average daily rate £400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
JIRA
South Wales

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 18 April 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Maven
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (62.50%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (62.50%) eggPlant
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) Ant
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) Handset
4 4 (50.00%) QA
4 4 (50.00%) 4G
4 4 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 4 (50.00%) Apple
4 4 (50.00%) Sun
4 4 (50.00%) 3G
4 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (50.00%) 2G
4 4 (50.00%) Apache
4 4 (50.00%) J2ME

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) 4G
1 4 (50.00%) 3G
1 4 (50.00%) 2G
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Maven
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Apache Ivy
2 5 (62.50%) eggPlant
2 5 (62.50%) Ant
2 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
3 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (50.00%) Toad
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (12.50%) Hudson
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) JBehave
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
5 1 (12.50%) JUnit
5 1 (12.50%) Calabash
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) QA Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Test Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) SOAP
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) J2ME
2 4 (50.00%) WAP
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (50.00%) Handset
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) XPath
2 1 (12.50%) Groovy
2 1 (12.50%) XQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Apple
2 4 (50.00%) Sun
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable + Market rates
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