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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
UK / Wales
Rank 64 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing JIRA 4 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.61% 3.58% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.17% 15.29% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 2
Median daily rate £300 £325 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -22.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £294 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £363 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.06% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £23.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+70.52% -40.62%

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
126 157 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.18% 23.40% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 118 70
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £288 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.11 £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.05% +103.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.38%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -3 3 £300 -7.69%
West Wales - 1 £300 -
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Confluence
3 16 (40.00%) TDD
3 16 (40.00%) Scrum
4 15 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 14 (35.00%) BDD
5 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
5 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
5 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (30.00%) Ansible
6 12 (30.00%) Coaching
7 11 (27.50%) IT Governance
7 11 (27.50%) Puppet
7 11 (27.50%) Linux
8 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 10 (25.00%) Tivoli
8 10 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (25.00%) IBM
8 10 (25.00%) Oracle
8 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 10 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 10 (25.00%) Velocity
8 10 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (25.00%) JIRA Agile
9 9 (22.50%) Rundeck
9 9 (22.50%) MCollective
9 9 (22.50%) Packer
9 9 (22.50%) Sonatype
9 9 (22.50%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 18 (45.00%) Confluence
2 9 (22.50%) Apache
3 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
3 7 (17.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (25.00%) JIRA Agile
3 9 (22.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.00%) Selenium
4 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.50%) Babel
5 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.50%) JUnit
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (2.50%) TestRail
5 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Electronics
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Scrum Master
2 11 (27.50%) Agile Scrum Master
2 11 (27.50%) Architect
3 10 (25.00%) Agile Coach
4 9 (22.50%) Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Technical Architect
6 5 (12.50%) AS400 Developer
6 5 (12.50%) RPG Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Test Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Digital Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Big Data Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Change Management Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) Velocity
2 9 (22.50%) MCollective
3 8 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (15.00%) JSON
5 3 (7.50%) HTML
5 3 (7.50%) HTML5
6 2 (5.00%) Play Framework
6 2 (5.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.50%) CSS
7 1 (2.50%) CSS3
7 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.50%) React
7 1 (2.50%) REST
7 1 (2.50%) SOAP
7 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 7 (17.50%) Clustering
2 7 (17.50%) PKI
3 5 (12.50%) AS400
4 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) AIX
2 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Unix
3 7 (17.50%) Windows
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
4 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Scrum
2 16 (40.00%) TDD
3 15 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 14 (35.00%) BDD
5 12 (30.00%) Coaching
6 11 (27.50%) IT Governance
7 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Change Management
8 7 (17.50%) High Availability
9 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.00%) DevOps
10 4 (10.00%) Open Source
10 4 (10.00%) Project Management
10 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.00%) Test Management
10 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
11 3 (7.50%) Automation Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Java
1 5 (12.50%) RPG
2 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.50%) Scala
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) R
3 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (17.50%) PowerHA
2 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Ansible
2 11 (27.50%) Puppet
3 10 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 10 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (22.50%) Nessus
4 9 (22.50%) Packer
4 9 (22.50%) Rundeck
4 9 (22.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 9 (22.50%) Zenoss
5 7 (17.50%) SCCM
6 1 (2.50%) Consul
6 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.50%) Pingdom
6 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) IBM
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
1 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (22.50%) Sonatype
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.50%) Symantec
4 4 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.50%) PagerDuty