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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.58% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 15.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
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
103 39 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.61% 9.61% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 29 33
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
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
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 23 July 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 23 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 7 £400 - 2
JIRA
Wales

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 30 (93.75%) Scrum
2 28 (87.50%) Selenium
3 25 (78.13%) Maven
4 24 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
5 23 (71.88%) Ant
6 22 (68.75%) Automation Testing
7 21 (65.63%) WebDriver
8 19 (59.38%) Java
9 18 (56.25%) JUnit
9 18 (56.25%) BDD
9 18 (56.25%) Test Management
9 18 (56.25%) Jenkins
10 17 (53.13%) Open Source
10 17 (53.13%) Subversion
11 16 (50.00%) TDD
11 16 (50.00%) Test Scripting
11 16 (50.00%) Kanban
11 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
12 15 (46.88%) Load Testing
12 15 (46.88%) ISTQB
12 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
12 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (46.88%) Bugzilla
12 15 (46.88%) JMeter
12 15 (46.88%) SharePoint
12 15 (46.88%) C#
12 15 (46.88%) ISEB
13 14 (43.75%) .NET
13 14 (43.75%) Software Testing
13 14 (43.75%) TestNG

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 15 (46.88%) SharePoint
2 7 (21.88%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) 3G
1 7 (21.88%) 2G
1 7 (21.88%) 4G
2 4 (12.50%) Internet
3 3 (9.38%) HTTP
3 3 (9.38%) SSL
Development Applications
1 28 (87.50%) Selenium
2 25 (78.13%) Maven
3 23 (71.88%) Ant
4 21 (65.63%) WebDriver
5 18 (56.25%) JUnit
5 18 (56.25%) Jenkins
6 17 (53.13%) Subversion
7 15 (46.88%) JMeter
7 15 (46.88%) Bugzilla
8 14 (43.75%) TortoiseSVN
8 14 (43.75%) TestNG
8 14 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (31.25%) Apache Ivy
9 10 (31.25%) SoapUI
10 9 (28.13%) eggPlant
11 7 (21.88%) Toad
11 7 (21.88%) LoadRunner
12 3 (9.38%) Mercurial
12 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
12 3 (9.38%) JBehave
General
1 9 (28.13%) Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Tester
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) QA Leader
3 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Automated Test Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Automated Tester
7 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
1 14 (43.75%) .NET Framework
2 12 (37.50%) SOAP
2 12 (37.50%) Web Services
3 7 (21.88%) J2ME
3 7 (21.88%) WAP
3 7 (21.88%) REST
4 5 (15.63%) XML
5 3 (9.38%) J2EE
5 3 (9.38%) JSON
5 3 (9.38%) RESTful
5 3 (9.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Open Source
2 13 (40.63%) Client/Server
3 12 (37.50%) Mobile App
4 7 (21.88%) Mobile Banking
4 7 (21.88%) Handset
5 2 (6.25%) iSeries
5 2 (6.25%) AS400
6 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Scrum
2 22 (68.75%) Automation Testing
3 18 (56.25%) BDD
3 18 (56.25%) Test Management
4 16 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 16 (50.00%) TDD
4 16 (50.00%) Kanban
5 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
5 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (46.88%) Load Testing
6 14 (43.75%) Software Testing
7 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
9 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Project Management
11 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
12 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 2 (6.25%) SOA
13 1 (3.13%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) C#
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) XQuery
4 3 (9.38%) XPath
4 3 (9.38%) Groovy
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) ISEB
2 15 (46.88%) ISTQB
3 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) HP
3 7 (21.88%) Sun
3 7 (21.88%) Apple
4 2 (6.25%) Informatica
4 2 (6.25%) IBM