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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.78% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 12.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -
Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
54 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.74% 10.71% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 14
Average daily rate £400 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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 25 July 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (87.50%) Scrum
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
3 12 (75.00%) Selenium
3 12 (75.00%) Maven
3 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 12 (75.00%) SOAP
3 12 (75.00%) Web Services
3 12 (75.00%) Mobile App
4 10 (62.50%) SoapUI
4 10 (62.50%) Apache Ivy
4 10 (62.50%) Oracle
4 10 (62.50%) Ant
4 10 (62.50%) HP
4 10 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (56.25%) Banking
5 9 (56.25%) eggPlant
6 8 (50.00%) QA
7 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
7 7 (43.75%) Handset
7 7 (43.75%) LoadRunner
7 7 (43.75%) Apple
7 7 (43.75%) Toad
7 7 (43.75%) Sun
7 7 (43.75%) 3G
7 7 (43.75%) Regression Testing
7 7 (43.75%) 2G
7 7 (43.75%) WAP
7 7 (43.75%) Apache
7 7 (43.75%) J2ME

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (43.75%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) 3G
1 7 (43.75%) 2G
1 7 (43.75%) 4G
2 4 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (18.75%) HTTP
3 3 (18.75%) SSL
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Maven
1 12 (75.00%) Selenium
2 10 (62.50%) Ant
2 10 (62.50%) SoapUI
2 10 (62.50%) Apache Ivy
3 9 (56.25%) eggPlant
4 7 (43.75%) Toad
4 7 (43.75%) LoadRunner
5 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
5 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
6 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
6 3 (18.75%) Hudson
6 3 (18.75%) Subversion
6 3 (18.75%) JUnit
6 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
6 3 (18.75%) Mercurial
6 3 (18.75%) JBehave
7 2 (12.50%) Calabash
General
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) QA Leader
2 4 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Automated Test Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
5 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) SOAP
1 12 (75.00%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) J2ME
2 7 (43.75%) WAP
2 7 (43.75%) REST
3 5 (31.25%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) J2EE
4 3 (18.75%) JSON
4 3 (18.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (43.75%) Mobile Banking
2 7 (43.75%) Handset
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Scrum
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
3 7 (43.75%) Regression Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 5 (31.25%) BDD
6 3 (18.75%) Test Management
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) TDD
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (12.50%) SOA
7 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) User Stories
8 1 (6.25%) DevOps
8 1 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) XQuery
2 3 (18.75%) XPath
2 3 (18.75%) Groovy
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
1 10 (62.50%) HP
2 7 (43.75%) Apple
2 7 (43.75%) Sun