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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 28 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 7 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.82% 3.35% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 21.21% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Median daily rate £320 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £375 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £389 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +25.00%
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
49 66 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.76% 15.79% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 51 30
Median daily rate £425 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 30 August 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 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 9 (50.00%) HTML
4 9 (50.00%) XML
5 8 (44.44%) SOAP
5 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
6 7 (38.89%) Selenium
7 6 (33.33%) Document Management
7 6 (33.33%) Use Case
7 6 (33.33%) Atlassian
8 5 (27.78%) Volume Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
8 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) V-Model
8 5 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (27.78%) JMeter
8 5 (27.78%) Workflow
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
8 5 (27.78%) .NET
8 5 (27.78%) JUnit
8 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
8 5 (27.78%) MQSeries
8 5 (27.78%) SDLC
9 4 (22.22%) JSTS
9 4 (22.22%) JBoss

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 (27.78%) MQSeries
2 4 (22.22%) JBoss
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 3 (16.67%) Confluence
4 2 (11.11%) FileNet
4 2 (11.11%) LiveCycle
5 1 (5.56%) SAS
5 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) JMeter
2 5 (27.78%) JUnit
2 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
3 4 (22.22%) Burp Suite
3 4 (22.22%) DbUnit
3 4 (22.22%) Spock
4 3 (16.67%) Maven
5 2 (11.11%) Ant
5 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 2 (11.11%) Hudson
5 2 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (11.11%) Subversion
5 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
6 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.56%) TestComplete
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Tester
4 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Test Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
1 9 (50.00%) XML
2 8 (44.44%) SOAP
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) JSTS
4 4 (22.22%) Spring
5 3 (16.67%) J2EE
6 2 (11.11%) EJB
6 2 (11.11%) J2SE
6 2 (11.11%) JSF
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
7 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.56%) HTML5
7 1 (5.56%) JAXB
7 1 (5.56%) REST
7 1 (5.56%) RESTful
7 1 (5.56%) SAX
7 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) Document Management
3 6 (33.33%) Use Case
4 5 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
4 5 (27.78%) V-Model
4 5 (27.78%) Volume Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Workflow
5 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) ETL
6 3 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) C
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) BC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 3 (16.67%) Guidewire
2 3 (16.67%) Informatica
2 3 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (16.67%) Teradata
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe
3 2 (11.11%) ILOG
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Rally
3 2 (11.11%) Splunk
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Perforce