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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 36 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.76% 2.47% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.35% 16.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
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 £45.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +150.00%
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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
46 55 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.49% 15.07% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 4
Average daily rate £350 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Use Case
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) UML
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (50.00%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) CBAP
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) TestNG
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Confluence
5 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) JMeter
5 1 (16.67%) Finance

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) TestNG
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) UML Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Security Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Process Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Use Case
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) UML
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) CBAP
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) HP