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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 55 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 10 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.64% 2.68% -
As % of the Development Applications category 8.85% 15.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 0
Average daily rate
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£333 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% -
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 £40.00 £38.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
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
113 108 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.59% 17.01% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 76 29
Average daily rate £365 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 28 July 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 -7 5 £383 -4.37% 1
Newport +2 4 £285 -12.46%
JIRA
Wales

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (95.24%) Scrum
3 18 (85.71%) Java
4 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
5 16 (76.19%) Subversion
6 15 (71.43%) Selenium
7 14 (66.67%) SC Cleared
7 14 (66.67%) Jenkins
8 12 (57.14%) HTML
8 12 (57.14%) CSS
8 12 (57.14%) Web Services
8 12 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (52.38%) Open Source
9 11 (52.38%) BDD
9 11 (52.38%) C#
9 11 (52.38%) .NET
9 11 (52.38%) .NET Framework
10 10 (47.62%) TDD
10 10 (47.62%) JMeter
10 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
11 9 (42.86%) Spring
12 8 (38.10%) WebDriver
13 7 (33.33%) TestNG
13 7 (33.33%) HTML5
13 7 (33.33%) Load Testing
13 7 (33.33%) Test Management
13 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
13 7 (33.33%) CSS3
13 7 (33.33%) Bugzilla
14 6 (28.57%) MVC

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 6 (28.57%) Confluence
2 5 (23.81%) FileNet
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) JBoss
3 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (23.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) Subversion
2 15 (71.43%) Selenium
3 14 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 12 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (47.62%) JMeter
6 8 (38.10%) WebDriver
7 7 (33.33%) Bugzilla
7 7 (33.33%) TestNG
8 6 (28.57%) JUnit
8 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
9 5 (23.81%) Spock
9 5 (23.81%) Geb
9 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
9 5 (23.81%) Maven
9 5 (23.81%) Hudson
10 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
10 3 (14.29%) Gradle
10 3 (14.29%) Artifactory
10 3 (14.29%) ReSharper
11 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (23.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Tester
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Junior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Junior
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Process Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.76%) SOA Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
1 12 (57.14%) Web Services
1 12 (57.14%) CSS
2 11 (52.38%) .NET Framework
2 11 (52.38%) .NET
3 9 (42.86%) Spring
4 7 (33.33%) HTML5
4 7 (33.33%) CSS3
5 5 (23.81%) JAX-RS
5 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
5 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (23.81%) RESTful
5 5 (23.81%) JSF
5 5 (23.81%) SOAP
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) J2EE
5 5 (23.81%) XML
5 5 (23.81%) XSLT
5 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (95.24%) Scrum
3 11 (52.38%) Open Source
3 11 (52.38%) BDD
4 10 (47.62%) TDD
5 7 (33.33%) Load Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Test Management
5 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 6 (28.57%) SOA
6 6 (28.57%) MVC
7 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (23.81%) OO
7 5 (23.81%) RUP
7 5 (23.81%) DSDM
7 5 (23.81%) BPEL
7 5 (23.81%) DevOps
7 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 5 (23.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 14 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
1 1 (4.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) Twitter
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago