The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 46 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing JIRA 10 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.81% 2.90% 4.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.90% 11.16% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 27
Median daily rate £338 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £426 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -6.57%
JIRA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
101 224 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.33% 25.96% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 168 98
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Wales region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Wales

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
South Wales +11 8 £300 -7.69% 2
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) Java
3 18 (64.29%) XML
4 16 (57.14%) SOAP
4 16 (57.14%) HTML
4 16 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
6 14 (50.00%) Subversion
7 13 (46.43%) Document Management
7 13 (46.43%) Selenium
7 13 (46.43%) SQL
8 12 (42.86%) Visual Studio
8 12 (42.86%) JUnit
8 12 (42.86%) Scrum
9 11 (39.29%) TDD
9 11 (39.29%) Spring
9 11 (39.29%) Maven
9 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
9 11 (39.29%) JBoss
9 11 (39.29%) Confluence
9 11 (39.29%) DbUnit
9 11 (39.29%) Spock
9 11 (39.29%) JSTS
10 10 (35.71%) Hudson
10 10 (35.71%) Splunk
10 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
10 10 (35.71%) Ant
10 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
10 10 (35.71%) FileNet

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in 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 11 (39.29%) Confluence
1 11 (39.29%) JBoss
2 10 (35.71%) FileNet
2 10 (35.71%) LiveCycle
3 8 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 7 (25.00%) GeoServer
4 7 (25.00%) IIS
5 5 (17.86%) MQSeries
6 4 (14.29%) SAS
6 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
7 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.00%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Subversion
2 13 (46.43%) Selenium
3 12 (42.86%) JUnit
3 12 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 11 (39.29%) DbUnit
4 11 (39.29%) Maven
4 11 (39.29%) Spock
5 10 (35.71%) Ant
5 10 (35.71%) Hudson
6 8 (28.57%) Eclipse
6 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (17.86%) JMeter
9 4 (14.29%) Burp Suite
9 4 (14.29%) QAComplete
10 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
11 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
12 1 (3.57%) LoadUI
12 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (3.57%) Ranorex
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
1 12 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Teradata Tester
7 2 (7.14%) Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Manual Tester
8 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Test Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) XML
2 16 (57.14%) HTML
2 16 (57.14%) SOAP
3 11 (39.29%) JSTS
3 11 (39.29%) Spring
4 10 (35.71%) jQuery
4 10 (35.71%) JSF
5 8 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 8 (28.57%) REST
6 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (25.00%) Dojo
6 7 (25.00%) J2EE
6 7 (25.00%) Java EE
6 7 (25.00%) Java SE
6 7 (25.00%) JRules
6 7 (25.00%) XSD
7 6 (21.43%) JPA
7 6 (21.43%) OpenLayers
8 5 (17.86%) .NET
9 3 (10.71%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Replication
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Unix
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Document Management
3 12 (42.86%) Scrum
4 11 (39.29%) TDD
5 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (25.00%) Use Case
6 6 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
7 5 (17.86%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Release Management
7 5 (17.86%) V-Model
7 5 (17.86%) Volume Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Workflow
8 4 (14.29%) Defect Management
8 4 (14.29%) SDLC
8 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 13 (46.43%) SQL
4 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.71%) C
6 1 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) BC Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.57%) CBAP
4 1 (3.57%) CISSP
4 1 (3.57%) CLAS
4 1 (3.57%) GIAC
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Adobe
1 10 (35.71%) ILOG
1 10 (35.71%) Splunk
2 7 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 7 (25.00%) Kofax
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) Informatica
3 4 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (14.29%) Teradata
4 2 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.57%) New Relic
5 1 (3.57%) Perforce
5 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.57%) SAP