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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 40 69 45
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -24
Contract jobs citing JIRA 22 14 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.52% 1.62% 4.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.83% 7.11% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 12
Median daily rate £450 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £389 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -0.62%
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
139 197 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.24% 22.83% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 153 95
Median daily rate £425 £400 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £308 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +21 11 £334 -11.00% 5
West Wales - 11 £500 - 2
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UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) TDD
2 19 (59.38%) Scrum
3 15 (46.88%) Waterfall
4 13 (40.63%) BDD
4 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
4 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
5 12 (37.50%) JIRA Agile
5 12 (37.50%) Coaching
6 11 (34.38%) Software Testing
6 11 (34.38%) Java
7 10 (31.25%) Velocity
8 9 (28.13%) Confluence
9 8 (25.00%) SQL
9 8 (25.00%) Virtual Team
10 7 (21.88%) XML
10 7 (21.88%) Finance
11 6 (18.75%) HTML
11 6 (18.75%) JSON
11 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
11 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
12 5 (15.63%) Spring
12 5 (15.63%) Selenium
12 5 (15.63%) Maven
12 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
12 5 (15.63%) Oracle
12 5 (15.63%) HP
12 5 (15.63%) SOAP
13 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (12.50%) SQL Server

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 9 (28.13%) Confluence
2 3 (9.38%) FileNet
2 3 (9.38%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.13%) SAS
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) JIRA Agile
2 5 (15.63%) Maven
2 5 (15.63%) Selenium
3 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (9.38%) Ant
4 3 (9.38%) Hudson
4 3 (9.38%) Subversion
5 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.25%) JUnit
5 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.13%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.13%) JBehave
6 1 (3.13%) LoadUI
6 1 (3.13%) Ranorex
6 1 (3.13%) TestComplete
6 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Scrum Master
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Scrum Master
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Coach
4 6 (18.75%) Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Manual Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Security Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) Velocity
2 7 (21.88%) XML
3 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 6 (18.75%) JSON
4 5 (15.63%) SOAP
4 5 (15.63%) Spring
5 4 (12.50%) J2EE
6 3 (9.38%) EJB
6 3 (9.38%) J2SE
6 3 (9.38%) JSF
7 2 (6.25%) HTML5
7 2 (6.25%) REST
7 2 (6.25%) RESTful
8 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.13%) JAXB
8 1 (3.13%) Play Framework
8 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (3.13%) SAX
8 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Scrum
2 19 (59.38%) TDD
3 15 (46.88%) Waterfall
4 13 (40.63%) BDD
5 12 (37.50%) Coaching
6 11 (34.38%) Software Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.38%) DevOps
9 3 (9.38%) Document Management
9 3 (9.38%) ETL
9 3 (9.38%) System Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
9 3 (9.38%) User Stories
10 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) BC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) CBAP
3 1 (3.13%) CISSP
3 1 (3.13%) CLAS
3 1 (3.13%) GIAC
3 1 (3.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) HP
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Adobe
2 3 (9.38%) Guidewire
2 3 (9.38%) ILOG
2 3 (9.38%) Informatica
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (9.38%) Splunk
2 3 (9.38%) Teradata
3 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.25%) Rally
4 1 (3.13%) Perforce
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
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