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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 40 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 21 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.83% 0.48% -
As % of the Development Applications category 18.10% 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
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
116 46 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.17% 11.03% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 29 49
Average daily rate £375 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £20.84 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Newport - 12 £325 -
Cardiff -7 4 £388 +8.39% 1
Torfaen - - - -
JIRA
Wales

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (83.33%) Scrum
2 30 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 27 (75.00%) Selenium
4 26 (72.22%) C#
5 25 (69.44%) Subversion
6 23 (63.89%) Security Cleared
6 23 (63.89%) Open Source
7 21 (58.33%) Kanban
7 21 (58.33%) Java
7 21 (58.33%) Automation Testing
7 21 (58.33%) WebDriver
8 20 (55.56%) .NET
8 20 (55.56%) SC Cleared
8 20 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (55.56%) .NET Framework
9 19 (52.78%) BDD
9 19 (52.78%) ISEB
10 18 (50.00%) Test Scripting
11 17 (47.22%) HP Quality Center
11 17 (47.22%) Software Testing
11 17 (47.22%) ISTQB
11 17 (47.22%) TDD
12 16 (44.44%) Load Testing
12 16 (44.44%) Bugzilla
13 15 (41.67%) SharePoint
14 14 (38.89%) JMeter
14 14 (38.89%) Test Management
14 14 (38.89%) TortoiseSVN
15 12 (33.33%) Maven

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (16.67%) JBoss
2 6 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.33%) FileNet
3 3 (8.33%) Confluence
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 27 (75.00%) Selenium
3 25 (69.44%) Subversion
4 21 (58.33%) WebDriver
5 20 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (44.44%) Bugzilla
7 14 (38.89%) JMeter
7 14 (38.89%) TortoiseSVN
8 12 (33.33%) Maven
9 10 (27.78%) Ant
9 10 (27.78%) JUnit
10 9 (25.00%) TestNG
11 6 (16.67%) Hudson
11 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 6 (16.67%) Eclipse
12 5 (13.89%) ReSharper
12 5 (13.89%) SoapUI
12 5 (13.89%) Gradle
12 5 (13.89%) Artifactory
13 3 (8.33%) Trac
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) Test Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) Tester
3 8 (22.22%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) UML Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) .NET
1 20 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 9 (25.00%) jQuery
2 9 (25.00%) HTML
3 8 (22.22%) CSS
3 8 (22.22%) Spring
3 8 (22.22%) HTML5
3 8 (22.22%) CSS3
4 7 (19.44%) RESTful
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (13.89%) Java SE
5 5 (13.89%) Spring MVC
5 5 (13.89%) XML
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
6 4 (11.11%) Web Services
7 3 (8.33%) SOAP
7 3 (8.33%) J2EE
7 3 (8.33%) JSF
7 3 (8.33%) Ajax
7 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (63.89%) Open Source
2 11 (30.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) W3C
3 1 (2.78%) AS400
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) iSeries
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Android
1 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (83.33%) Scrum
3 21 (58.33%) Kanban
3 21 (58.33%) Automation Testing
4 19 (52.78%) BDD
5 18 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 17 (47.22%) Software Testing
6 17 (47.22%) TDD
7 16 (44.44%) Load Testing
8 14 (38.89%) Test Management
9 11 (30.56%) SOA
10 9 (25.00%) Project Management
11 8 (22.22%) MVC
12 5 (13.89%) OO
12 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
13 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
13 4 (11.11%) UML
14 3 (8.33%) OOP
14 3 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) C#
2 21 (58.33%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) PHP
4 3 (8.33%) Python
4 3 (8.33%) Ruby
4 3 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) Security Cleared
2 20 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 19 (52.78%) ISEB
4 17 (47.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.56%) CBAP
6 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (47.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) IBM
2 3 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Twitter
4 1 (2.78%) Splunk
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe
4 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.78%) Informatica
4 1 (2.78%) ILOG
4 1 (2.78%) Kofax