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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 56 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing JIRA 9 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.43% 4.05% 5.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.26% 12.97% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 20
Median daily rate £300 £324 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% -1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £310 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £32.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+35.15% -28.88%
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
124 185 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.68% 31.20% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 164 91
Median daily rate £415 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -3 2 £375 +16.27% 1
JIRA
Wales

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 7 (33.33%) Confluence
4 6 (28.57%) BDD
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) Change Management
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 5 (23.81%) AS400
5 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (23.81%) RPG
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
5 5 (23.81%) Selenium
5 5 (23.81%) JSON
6 4 (19.05%) QA
6 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) HP
6 4 (19.05%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (14.29%) HTTP
7 3 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (14.29%) ETL
7 3 (14.29%) Informatica
7 3 (14.29%) Teradata
7 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (14.29%) Guidewire

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
1 5 (23.81%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA Agile
2 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
3 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) JUnit
4 2 (9.52%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
5 1 (4.76%) JBehave
5 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) AS400 Developer
2 5 (23.81%) RPG Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Coach
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Scrum Master
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Test Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum Master
3 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Software Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) Velocity
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) JAXB
3 1 (4.76%) MCollective
3 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.76%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) SAX
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) AS400
2 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) AIX
2 1 (4.76%) CentOS
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 6 (28.57%) BDD
3 6 (28.57%) Change Management
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Coaching
6 3 (14.29%) ETL
6 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Management
6 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) DevOps
7 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) RPG
3 4 (19.05%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.76%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Consul
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Nessus
2 1 (4.76%) Packer
2 1 (4.76%) Pingdom
2 1 (4.76%) Rundeck
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Terraform
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) Guidewire
3 3 (14.29%) Informatica
3 3 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (14.29%) Teradata
4 2 (9.52%) Atlassian
4 2 (9.52%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (4.76%) AppDynamics
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) PagerDuty
5 1 (4.76%) Perforce
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Sonatype
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) VMware