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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 57 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 14 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.08% 1.05% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.14% 7.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
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
138 81 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.51% 14.16% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 61 37
Average daily rate £380 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £62.25 - £11.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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 4 September 2015. 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
Cardiff +5 14 £375 +20.00% 2
JIRA
Wales

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (90.00%) Java
3 26 (86.67%) Scrum
4 23 (76.67%) Selenium
4 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
5 22 (73.33%) Subversion
6 20 (66.67%) SC Cleared
6 20 (66.67%) Jenkins
7 18 (60.00%) HTML
7 18 (60.00%) Web Services
7 18 (60.00%) CSS
8 17 (56.67%) Open Source
9 16 (53.33%) TDD
9 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
10 15 (50.00%) Spring
11 14 (46.67%) SQL
12 13 (43.33%) JMeter
13 12 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (40.00%) Confluence
14 11 (36.67%) MongoDB
14 11 (36.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (36.67%) NoSQL
14 11 (36.67%) Hudson
14 11 (36.67%) BDD
14 11 (36.67%) Twitter
14 11 (36.67%) AngularJS
14 11 (36.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (36.67%) DevOps
14 11 (36.67%) Spock
14 11 (36.67%) Geb

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 12 (40.00%) Confluence
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (16.67%) FileNet
4 3 (10.00%) IIS
4 3 (10.00%) JBoss
4 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (36.67%) MongoDB
2 11 (36.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (36.67%) NoSQL
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (76.67%) Selenium
2 22 (73.33%) Subversion
3 20 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 13 (43.33%) JMeter
5 12 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (36.67%) Hudson
6 11 (36.67%) Maven
6 11 (36.67%) Spock
6 11 (36.67%) Geb
7 8 (26.67%) WebDriver
8 7 (23.33%) TestNG
8 7 (23.33%) Bugzilla
9 6 (20.00%) JUnit
9 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
10 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 3 (10.00%) ReSharper
11 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
11 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
11 3 (10.00%) Gradle
11 3 (10.00%) Artifactory
General
1 5 (16.67%) Back Office
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 15 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Tester
4 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Junior
7 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.33%) SOA Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Security Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) HTML
1 18 (60.00%) Web Services
1 18 (60.00%) CSS
2 15 (50.00%) Spring
3 11 (36.67%) JSF
3 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
3 11 (36.67%) SOAP
3 11 (36.67%) XML
3 11 (36.67%) XSLT
3 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
3 11 (36.67%) .NET
3 11 (36.67%) J2EE
3 11 (36.67%) AngularJS
3 11 (36.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (23.33%) CSS3
4 7 (23.33%) HTML5
5 5 (16.67%) RESTful
5 5 (16.67%) JAX-RS
5 5 (16.67%) jQuery
6 4 (13.33%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) UNIX
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (86.67%) Scrum
3 17 (56.67%) Open Source
4 16 (53.33%) TDD
5 11 (36.67%) Release Management
5 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
5 11 (36.67%) OOA/OOD
5 11 (36.67%) OO
5 11 (36.67%) RUP
5 11 (36.67%) DSDM
5 11 (36.67%) BDD
5 11 (36.67%) Test Automation
5 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (36.67%) DevOps
5 11 (36.67%) SDLC
6 10 (33.33%) Pair Programming
7 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
8 7 (23.33%) Load Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) Java
2 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) PL/SQL
3 11 (36.67%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
2 20 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
1 1 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
1 1 (3.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (36.67%) Twitter
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco