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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 39 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.63% 4.39% 2.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.85% 15.20% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 5
Median daily rate £375 £323 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -24.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -16.66%
JIRA
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
52 125 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.35% 28.87% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 112 57
Median daily rate £400 £344 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 3 December 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Confluence
5 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (36.36%) JSON
5 4 (36.36%) QA
5 4 (36.36%) Selenium
6 3 (27.27%) Teradata
6 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Test Management
6 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (27.27%) ETL
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) Informatica
6 3 (27.27%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (27.27%) HTTP
6 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (27.27%) Guidewire
6 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing

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 (45.45%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
4 1 (9.09%) JBehave
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Test Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) JAXB
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) SAX
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) CentOS
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Consul
2 1 (9.09%) Pingdom
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Guidewire
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Informatica
2 3 (27.27%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (27.27%) Teradata
3 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
3 2 (18.18%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics
4 1 (9.09%) PagerDuty
4 1 (9.09%) Perforce