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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 45 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 19 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.45% 0.78% -
As % of the Development Applications category 17.27% 4.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +24.03%
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
110 95 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.00% 18.45% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 68 33
Average daily rate £363 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £307 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £520 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £66.00 - £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +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
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 16 £324 -16.45% 1
JIRA
Wales

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (59.52%) Scrum
3 22 (52.38%) Subversion
4 21 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (45.24%) TDD
5 19 (45.24%) HTML
5 19 (45.24%) Jenkins
6 18 (42.86%) Hudson
6 18 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 17 (40.48%) Java
8 16 (38.10%) SQL
8 16 (38.10%) CSS
8 16 (38.10%) OO
8 16 (38.10%) BDD
9 14 (33.33%) Confluence
9 14 (33.33%) Web Services
9 14 (33.33%) Configuration Management
10 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
11 12 (28.57%) XML
11 12 (28.57%) jQuery
11 12 (28.57%) DevOps
12 11 (26.19%) RESTful
12 11 (26.19%) Cucumber
12 11 (26.19%) Hibernate
12 11 (26.19%) Maven
12 11 (26.19%) Selenium
13 10 (23.81%) Ajax
13 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
13 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
13 10 (23.81%) Spring

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (33.33%) Confluence
2 5 (11.90%) JBoss
2 5 (11.90%) OpenStack
2 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.52%) FileNet
3 4 (9.52%) IIS
3 4 (9.52%) LiveCycle
3 4 (9.52%) Node.js
3 4 (9.52%) SAS
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) GitHub
2 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
3 7 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 6 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (14.29%) Neo4j
5 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (9.52%) MySQL
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.38%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Subversion
2 19 (45.24%) Jenkins
3 18 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 18 (42.86%) Hudson
4 11 (26.19%) Cucumber
4 11 (26.19%) Maven
4 11 (26.19%) Selenium
5 10 (23.81%) Spock
6 9 (21.43%) Jasmine
6 9 (21.43%) QUnit
6 9 (21.43%) Sinon.JS
6 9 (21.43%) Trac
7 6 (14.29%) Geb
7 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (14.29%) TeamCity
8 5 (11.90%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (9.52%) Ant
9 4 (9.52%) DbUnit
9 4 (9.52%) JUnit
9 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 6 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
5 6 (14.29%) Tester
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (7.14%) HTML Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Lead Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Teradata Tester
10 1 (2.38%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) HTML
2 16 (38.10%) CSS
3 14 (33.33%) Web Services
4 12 (28.57%) jQuery
4 12 (28.57%) XML
5 11 (26.19%) Hibernate
5 11 (26.19%) RESTful
6 10 (23.81%) Ajax
6 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
6 10 (23.81%) CSS3
6 10 (23.81%) HTML5
6 10 (23.81%) JSF
6 10 (23.81%) SOAP
6 10 (23.81%) Spring
7 9 (21.43%) RequireJS
8 8 (19.05%) J2EE
9 7 (16.67%) Gherkin
9 7 (16.67%) Java EE
9 7 (16.67%) REST
10 6 (14.29%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) W3C
2 4 (9.52%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) AS400
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Android
2 8 (19.05%) Apple iOS
3 6 (14.29%) Windows
4 5 (11.90%) Unix
5 3 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (59.52%) Scrum
3 21 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (45.24%) TDD
5 16 (38.10%) BDD
5 16 (38.10%) OO
6 14 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 12 (28.57%) DevOps
8 9 (21.43%) MVC
8 9 (21.43%) OOP
8 9 (21.43%) Release Management
9 7 (16.67%) ITIL
9 7 (16.67%) SDLC
9 7 (16.67%) SOA
10 6 (14.29%) DSDM
10 6 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (14.29%) Open Source
10 6 (14.29%) Pair Programming
10 6 (14.29%) RUP
10 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) Java
2 16 (38.10%) SQL
3 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 5 (11.90%) PHP
5 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.52%) Ruby
6 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.14%) Go
7 3 (7.14%) Python
7 3 (7.14%) Scala
8 1 (2.38%) BeanShell
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.76%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Ansible
1 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
3 1 (2.38%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 6 (14.29%) Twitter
4 5 (11.90%) AppDynamics
4 5 (11.90%) New Relic
4 5 (11.90%) Rackspace
5 4 (9.52%) Adobe
5 4 (9.52%) ILOG
5 4 (9.52%) Informatica
5 4 (9.52%) Kofax
5 4 (9.52%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (9.52%) Splunk
5 4 (9.52%) Teradata
6 1 (2.38%) SOASTA, Inc
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