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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank - 42 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 2.21% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 13.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.83%
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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
53 69 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.06% 16.95% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 12
Average daily rate £350 £400 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +34.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £305 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 2 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) TestNG
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Process Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared