The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.85% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 12.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +137.50%
JIRA
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 South Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
90 48 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.10% 10.55% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 32 32
Average daily rate £325 £300 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -12.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £398 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the South Wales region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 4 £325 - 1
Torfaen - - - -
JIRA
Wales

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (92.11%) Scrum
3 32 (84.21%) Selenium
4 29 (76.32%) Maven
5 28 (73.68%) Automation Testing
6 27 (71.05%) HP Quality Center
6 27 (71.05%) WebDriver
7 26 (68.42%) Java
7 26 (68.42%) Ant
7 26 (68.42%) Jenkins
8 25 (65.79%) BDD
8 25 (65.79%) Subversion
9 24 (63.16%) Open Source
10 23 (60.53%) Kanban
10 23 (60.53%) Security Cleared
10 23 (60.53%) Test Management
10 23 (60.53%) Test Scripting
10 23 (60.53%) JUnit
11 22 (57.89%) C#
11 22 (57.89%) Bugzilla
11 22 (57.89%) TDD
12 21 (55.26%) ISTQB
12 21 (55.26%) Load Testing
12 21 (55.26%) JMeter
12 21 (55.26%) ISEB
12 21 (55.26%) SharePoint
13 20 (52.63%) TestNG
13 20 (52.63%) TortoiseSVN
13 20 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (52.63%) SC Cleared

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 21 (55.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) FileNet
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) 3G
1 5 (13.16%) 2G
1 5 (13.16%) 4G
2 4 (10.53%) HTTP
3 3 (7.89%) Internet
4 2 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (84.21%) Selenium
2 29 (76.32%) Maven
3 27 (71.05%) WebDriver
4 26 (68.42%) Ant
4 26 (68.42%) Jenkins
5 25 (65.79%) Subversion
6 23 (60.53%) JUnit
7 22 (57.89%) Bugzilla
8 21 (55.26%) JMeter
9 20 (52.63%) TortoiseSVN
9 20 (52.63%) TestNG
9 20 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (18.42%) SoapUI
10 7 (18.42%) Apache Ivy
10 7 (18.42%) eggPlant
11 5 (13.16%) Hudson
11 5 (13.16%) Toad
11 5 (13.16%) LoadRunner
12 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
12 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (18.42%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Test Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Tester
3 5 (13.16%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) QA Leader
4 4 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Test Leader
4 4 (10.53%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Automated Test Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Business Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
1 17 (44.74%) .NET Framework
2 12 (31.58%) Web Services
3 10 (26.32%) SOAP
4 5 (13.16%) J2ME
4 5 (13.16%) WAP
4 5 (13.16%) XML
4 5 (13.16%) REST
5 4 (10.53%) HTML
5 4 (10.53%) RESTful
6 3 (7.89%) J2EE
7 2 (5.26%) CSS
7 2 (5.26%) CSS3
7 2 (5.26%) Gherkin
7 2 (5.26%) Sass
7 2 (5.26%) JSON
7 2 (5.26%) jQuery
7 2 (5.26%) HTML5
7 2 (5.26%) Ajax
8 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (63.16%) Open Source
2 16 (42.11%) Client/Server
3 9 (23.68%) Mobile App
4 5 (13.16%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (13.16%) Handset
5 2 (5.26%) iSeries
5 2 (5.26%) AS400
6 1 (2.63%) W3C
6 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.63%) User Experience
6 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) UNIX
2 2 (5.26%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (92.11%) Scrum
3 28 (73.68%) Automation Testing
4 25 (65.79%) BDD
5 23 (60.53%) Kanban
5 23 (60.53%) Test Management
5 23 (60.53%) Test Scripting
6 22 (57.89%) TDD
7 21 (55.26%) Load Testing
8 20 (52.63%) Software Testing
9 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
9 12 (31.58%) Automated Testing
10 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
10 7 (18.42%) Manual Testing
11 6 (15.79%) Project Management
12 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (13.16%) Test Planning
13 4 (10.53%) SOA
14 3 (7.89%) OO
15 2 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) Java
2 22 (57.89%) C#
3 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) XQuery
5 2 (5.26%) Ruby
5 2 (5.26%) XPath
5 2 (5.26%) Groovy
5 2 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) Security Cleared
2 21 (55.26%) ISEB
2 21 (55.26%) ISTQB
3 20 (52.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 27 (71.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) HP
3 5 (13.16%) Apple
3 5 (13.16%) Sun
4 3 (7.89%) IBM
5 2 (5.26%) Informatica
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) Twitter
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