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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.45% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -
Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
102 42 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.69% 10.22% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 29 33
Average daily rate £350 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £384 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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
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 29 July 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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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 - 5 £400 - 1
JIRA
Wales

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (93.94%) Scrum
2 29 (87.88%) Selenium
3 26 (78.79%) Maven
4 25 (75.76%) HP Quality Center
5 24 (72.73%) Ant
6 23 (69.70%) Automation Testing
7 22 (66.67%) WebDriver
8 20 (60.61%) Java
9 19 (57.58%) JUnit
9 19 (57.58%) Test Management
9 19 (57.58%) Jenkins
9 19 (57.58%) BDD
10 18 (54.55%) Open Source
10 18 (54.55%) Subversion
11 17 (51.52%) TDD
11 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
11 17 (51.52%) Test Scripting
11 17 (51.52%) Kanban
12 16 (48.48%) Load Testing
12 16 (48.48%) ISTQB
12 16 (48.48%) Bugzilla
12 16 (48.48%) JMeter
12 16 (48.48%) SharePoint
12 16 (48.48%) C#
12 16 (48.48%) ISEB
13 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (45.45%) Software Testing
13 15 (45.45%) TestNG
13 15 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (45.45%) Test Automation

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (48.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (21.21%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) 3G
1 7 (21.21%) 2G
1 7 (21.21%) 4G
2 4 (12.12%) Internet
3 3 (9.09%) HTTP
3 3 (9.09%) SSL
Development Applications
1 29 (87.88%) Selenium
2 26 (78.79%) Maven
3 24 (72.73%) Ant
4 22 (66.67%) WebDriver
5 19 (57.58%) JUnit
5 19 (57.58%) Jenkins
6 18 (54.55%) Subversion
7 16 (48.48%) JMeter
7 16 (48.48%) Bugzilla
8 15 (45.45%) TortoiseSVN
8 15 (45.45%) TestNG
8 15 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (30.30%) Apache Ivy
9 10 (30.30%) SoapUI
10 9 (27.27%) eggPlant
11 7 (21.21%) Toad
11 7 (21.21%) LoadRunner
12 3 (9.09%) Mercurial
12 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
12 3 (9.09%) JBehave
General
1 9 (27.27%) Banking
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Tester
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) QA Leader
3 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Test Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Automated Test Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) .NET
1 14 (42.42%) .NET Framework
2 12 (36.36%) SOAP
2 12 (36.36%) Web Services
3 7 (21.21%) J2ME
3 7 (21.21%) WAP
3 7 (21.21%) REST
4 5 (15.15%) XML
5 3 (9.09%) J2EE
5 3 (9.09%) JSON
5 3 (9.09%) RESTful
5 3 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) Open Source
2 13 (39.39%) Client/Server
3 12 (36.36%) Mobile App
4 7 (21.21%) Mobile Banking
4 7 (21.21%) Handset
5 2 (6.06%) iSeries
5 2 (6.06%) AS400
6 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Scrum
2 23 (69.70%) Automation Testing
3 19 (57.58%) BDD
3 19 (57.58%) Test Management
4 17 (51.52%) Test Scripting
4 17 (51.52%) TDD
4 17 (51.52%) Kanban
5 16 (48.48%) Load Testing
6 15 (45.45%) Software Testing
6 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (45.45%) Test Automation
7 11 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Project Management
11 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
12 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
12 2 (6.06%) SOA
13 1 (3.03%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Java
2 16 (48.48%) C#
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) XQuery
4 3 (9.09%) XPath
4 3 (9.09%) Groovy
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (48.48%) ISEB
2 16 (48.48%) ISTQB
3 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (75.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) HP
3 7 (21.21%) Sun
3 7 (21.21%) Apple
4 2 (6.06%) Informatica
4 2 (6.06%) IBM