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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.76% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
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
93 62 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.78% 15.20% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 35 37
Average daily rate £450 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £90.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 30 January 2015. 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 £388 -
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
JIRA
Wales

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (82.35%) Scrum
2 28 (82.35%) Jenkins
3 25 (73.53%) Selenium
4 24 (70.59%) C#
5 23 (67.65%) Subversion
6 21 (61.76%) Security Cleared
6 21 (61.76%) Open Source
7 19 (55.88%) Kanban
7 19 (55.88%) .NET Framework
7 19 (55.88%) .NET
7 19 (55.88%) Java
7 19 (55.88%) Automation Testing
7 19 (55.88%) WebDriver
8 18 (52.94%) SC Cleared
8 18 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (50.00%) BDD
9 17 (50.00%) ISEB
10 16 (47.06%) Test Scripting
11 15 (44.12%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
11 15 (44.12%) ISTQB
11 15 (44.12%) TDD
12 14 (41.18%) Bugzilla
12 14 (41.18%) Load Testing
13 13 (38.24%) SharePoint
14 12 (35.29%) JMeter
14 12 (35.29%) Test Management
14 12 (35.29%) TortoiseSVN
15 11 (32.35%) SOA

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (38.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.65%) JBoss
2 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.82%) FileNet
3 3 (8.82%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) LiveCycle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (82.35%) Jenkins
2 25 (73.53%) Selenium
3 23 (67.65%) Subversion
4 19 (55.88%) WebDriver
5 18 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (41.18%) Bugzilla
7 12 (35.29%) JMeter
7 12 (35.29%) TortoiseSVN
8 10 (29.41%) Maven
9 8 (23.53%) Ant
9 8 (23.53%) JUnit
10 7 (20.59%) TestNG
11 6 (17.65%) Hudson
11 6 (17.65%) Eclipse
11 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
12 5 (14.71%) ReSharper
12 5 (14.71%) SoapUI
12 5 (14.71%) Gradle
12 5 (14.71%) Artifactory
13 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Test Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) Tester
4 8 (23.53%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Automation Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Designer
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) .NET Framework
1 19 (55.88%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) jQuery
2 9 (26.47%) HTML
3 8 (23.53%) CSS
3 8 (23.53%) Spring
3 8 (23.53%) HTML5
3 8 (23.53%) CSS3
4 7 (20.59%) RESTful
5 5 (14.71%) XML
5 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
5 5 (14.71%) Spring MVC
5 5 (14.71%) Java SE
5 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (11.76%) Web Services
7 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
7 3 (8.82%) J2EE
7 3 (8.82%) SOAP
7 3 (8.82%) JSF
7 3 (8.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (61.76%) Open Source
2 10 (29.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) W3C
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (82.35%) Scrum
3 19 (55.88%) Kanban
3 19 (55.88%) Automation Testing
4 17 (50.00%) BDD
5 16 (47.06%) Test Scripting
6 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
6 15 (44.12%) TDD
7 14 (41.18%) Load Testing
8 12 (35.29%) Test Management
9 11 (32.35%) SOA
10 8 (23.53%) Project Management
10 8 (23.53%) MVC
11 5 (14.71%) OO
11 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
12 4 (11.76%) UML
13 3 (8.82%) OOP
13 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
13 3 (8.82%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) C#
2 19 (55.88%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) Python
4 3 (8.82%) PHP
4 3 (8.82%) Scala
4 3 (8.82%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (61.76%) Security Cleared
2 18 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 17 (50.00%) ISEB
4 15 (44.12%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.88%) CBAP
6 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) vCloud
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) HP
3 2 (5.88%) Twitter
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Kofax
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe
4 1 (2.94%) ILOG
4 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.94%) Splunk