The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 47 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 27 30 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.48% 3.68% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.74% 22.56% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 1
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£350 £375 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +33.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -17.83%
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
230 133 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.64% 16.30% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 86 33
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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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
South Wales -9 14 £338 -15.62% 3
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
3 21 (72.41%) SC Cleared
4 19 (65.52%) Test Scripting
5 17 (58.62%) Scrum
6 16 (55.17%) Java
7 14 (48.28%) Confluence
8 13 (44.83%) Use Case
9 12 (41.38%) User Stories
9 12 (41.38%) Subversion
10 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (37.93%) Selenium
11 10 (34.48%) BDD
11 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
11 10 (34.48%) JMeter
11 10 (34.48%) C#
11 10 (34.48%) .NET
12 9 (31.03%) WebDriver
12 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
13 8 (27.59%) Open Source
13 8 (27.59%) ISEB
13 8 (27.59%) TDD
14 7 (24.14%) Bugzilla
14 7 (24.14%) SOA
14 7 (24.14%) JUnit
14 7 (24.14%) User Experience
14 7 (24.14%) Load Testing
14 7 (24.14%) Test Management
14 7 (24.14%) TestNG
15 6 (20.69%) Automation Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 14 (48.28%) Confluence
2 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
3 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
4 3 (10.34%) FileNet
5 2 (6.90%) CMS
5 2 (6.90%) IIS
5 2 (6.90%) JBoss
6 1 (3.45%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Subversion
2 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (37.93%) Selenium
3 10 (34.48%) JMeter
4 9 (31.03%) WebDriver
4 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
5 7 (24.14%) Bugzilla
5 7 (24.14%) JUnit
5 7 (24.14%) TestNG
6 6 (20.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
7 5 (17.24%) Axure RP
8 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
9 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
9 3 (10.34%) Gradle
9 3 (10.34%) Artifactory
9 3 (10.34%) ReSharper
10 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
10 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
11 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Business Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Tester
5 5 (17.24%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
7 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) SOA Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Coordinator
9 1 (3.45%) Junior
9 1 (3.45%) Manual Tester
9 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
9 1 (3.45%) Project Coordinator
9 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
9 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
9 1 (3.45%) Junior Java Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) CSS3
2 6 (20.69%) HTML5
2 6 (20.69%) CSS
2 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 6 (20.69%) HTML
3 5 (17.24%) jQuery
4 4 (13.79%) Java SE
4 4 (13.79%) Drools
4 4 (13.79%) RESTful
4 4 (13.79%) Spring
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (10.34%) JAX-RS
6 2 (6.90%) JSON
6 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
6 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
6 2 (6.90%) XML
6 2 (6.90%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) User Experience
2 6 (20.69%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) Test Scripting
3 17 (58.62%) Scrum
4 13 (44.83%) Use Case
5 12 (41.38%) User Stories
6 10 (34.48%) BDD
7 8 (27.59%) Open Source
7 8 (27.59%) TDD
8 7 (24.14%) SOA
8 7 (24.14%) Load Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Test Management
9 6 (20.69%) Automation Testing
10 5 (17.24%) System Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
10 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (13.79%) MVC
12 3 (10.34%) BPEL
13 2 (6.90%) BPMN
13 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
2 21 (72.41%) SC Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) ISEB
4 4 (13.79%) Degree
4 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
1 1 (3.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
1 1 (3.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Avaya
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
Wales
X4 Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Proteus Europe
Rate: £284 - £285 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Proteus Europe
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago