The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.43% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.50%
Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
77 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.75% 13.93% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 29 11
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £430
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 £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
JIRA
Wales

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 8 £400 - 4
Newport - 1 £350 - 2
JIRA
Wales

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Maven
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (62.50%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (62.50%) eggPlant
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) Ant
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) Handset
4 4 (50.00%) QA
4 4 (50.00%) 4G
4 4 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 4 (50.00%) Apple
4 4 (50.00%) Sun
4 4 (50.00%) 3G
4 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (50.00%) 2G
4 4 (50.00%) Apache
4 4 (50.00%) J2ME

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) 4G
1 4 (50.00%) 3G
1 4 (50.00%) 2G
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Maven
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Apache Ivy
2 5 (62.50%) eggPlant
2 5 (62.50%) Ant
2 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
3 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (50.00%) Toad
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (12.50%) Hudson
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) JBehave
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
5 1 (12.50%) JUnit
5 1 (12.50%) Calabash
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) QA Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Test Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) SOAP
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) J2ME
2 4 (50.00%) WAP
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (50.00%) Handset
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) XPath
2 1 (12.50%) Groovy
2 1 (12.50%) XQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Apple
2 4 (50.00%) Sun
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