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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.33% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +125.00%
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
40 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.67% 10.33% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 7
Average daily rate £325 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Scrum
2 11 (73.33%) Web Services
3 10 (66.67%) Maven
4 9 (60.00%) SOAP
4 9 (60.00%) Selenium
4 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
5 8 (53.33%) BDD
5 8 (53.33%) SQL
6 7 (46.67%) Ant
6 7 (46.67%) Subversion
6 7 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (40.00%) Hudson
7 6 (40.00%) SoapUI
7 6 (40.00%) Apache Ivy
7 6 (40.00%) Banking
7 6 (40.00%) HP
7 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (40.00%) Oracle
7 6 (40.00%) eggPlant
8 5 (33.33%) XML
8 5 (33.33%) HTML
8 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
8 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
8 5 (33.33%) QA
8 5 (33.33%) Git (software)

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (26.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) FileNet
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) 4G
1 4 (26.67%) HTTP
1 4 (26.67%) 2G
1 4 (26.67%) 3G
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Maven
2 9 (60.00%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (46.67%) Ant
3 7 (46.67%) Subversion
4 6 (40.00%) Hudson
4 6 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 6 (40.00%) Apache Ivy
4 6 (40.00%) eggPlant
5 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
6 4 (26.67%) Toad
6 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
7 3 (20.00%) JUnit
7 3 (20.00%) QUnit
7 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
7 3 (20.00%) Trac
7 3 (20.00%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) QA Leader
2 4 (26.67%) Test Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Automated Test Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 9 (60.00%) SOAP
3 5 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) RESTful
4 4 (26.67%) REST
4 4 (26.67%) J2ME
4 4 (26.67%) WAP
5 3 (20.00%) J2EE
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) CSS3
5 3 (20.00%) Sass
5 3 (20.00%) HTML5
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
7 1 (6.67%) Spring
7 1 (6.67%) JSF
7 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Handset
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Scrum
3 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (53.33%) BDD
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) SOA
7 4 (26.67%) TDD
8 3 (20.00%) MVC
8 3 (20.00%) OOP
8 3 (20.00%) Test Management
9 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
9 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
9 2 (13.33%) DevOps
10 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
10 1 (6.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 3 (20.00%) Scala
5 2 (13.33%) XPath
5 2 (13.33%) Groovy
5 2 (13.33%) XQuery
6 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) HP
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Sun
2 4 (26.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago