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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 44 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.50% 1.35% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.17% 10.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
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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
59 47 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.71% 12.67% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 17
Average daily rate £375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 3 August 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) Open Source
3 6 (75.00%) Confluence
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) Subversion
3 6 (75.00%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Spock
4 5 (62.50%) Geb
4 5 (62.50%) SDLC
4 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (62.50%) DevOps
4 5 (62.50%) Release Management
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) JSF
4 5 (62.50%) Maven
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
4 5 (62.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (62.50%) Hudson
4 5 (62.50%) Twitter
4 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
4 5 (62.50%) Hibernate

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 6 (75.00%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
1 5 (62.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Subversion
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Spock
2 5 (62.50%) Geb
2 5 (62.50%) Hudson
2 5 (62.50%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
4 1 (12.50%) TestNG
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Process Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) XSLT
2 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) JSF
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) J2EE
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
2 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
2 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Open Source
3 5 (62.50%) Release Management
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) RUP
3 5 (62.50%) DSDM
3 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) BeanShell
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Twitter
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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