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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 32 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 49 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.33% 0.35% -
As % of the Development Applications category 27.22% 2.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 0
Average daily rate
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£328 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +80.00%
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
180 68 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.26% 11.83% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 39 52
Average daily rate £338 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
South Wales +17 30 £325 -9.09% 1
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 71 (98.61%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (94.44%) Scrum
3 57 (79.17%) Jenkins
4 54 (75.00%) Subversion
5 52 (72.22%) Open Source
6 51 (70.83%) Security Cleared
7 48 (66.67%) SC Cleared
7 48 (66.67%) Java
8 46 (63.89%) TDD
9 45 (62.50%) Selenium
10 40 (55.56%) Maven
11 36 (50.00%) WebDriver
12 35 (48.61%) Automation Testing
12 35 (48.61%) C#
13 34 (47.22%) Kanban
14 32 (44.44%) BDD
15 29 (40.28%) Test Scripting
15 29 (40.28%) Team Foundation Server
16 28 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
16 28 (38.89%) .NET
16 28 (38.89%) .NET Framework
17 27 (37.50%) ISTQB
17 27 (37.50%) Bugzilla
17 27 (37.50%) ISEB
18 26 (36.11%) Web Services
18 26 (36.11%) Software Testing
18 26 (36.11%) Hudson
18 26 (36.11%) Test Management
19 25 (34.72%) Continuous Integration
19 25 (34.72%) Load Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 25 (34.72%) SharePoint
2 21 (29.17%) Confluence
3 20 (27.78%) FileNet
4 6 (8.33%) JBoss
4 6 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.56%) Apache
6 1 (1.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.39%) nginx
6 1 (1.39%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) HTTP
2 3 (4.17%) 3G
2 3 (4.17%) 2G
2 3 (4.17%) 4G
3 2 (2.78%) Internet
3 2 (2.78%) SSL
4 1 (1.39%) IPv6
4 1 (1.39%) Network Security
4 1 (1.39%) OSPF
4 1 (1.39%) BGP
4 1 (1.39%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.39%) Firewall
4 1 (1.39%) IPsec
4 1 (1.39%) VPN
4 1 (1.39%) LDAP
4 1 (1.39%) LAN
4 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.72%) SQL Server
2 19 (26.39%) MongoDB
2 19 (26.39%) Apache Cassandra
2 19 (26.39%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 57 (79.17%) Jenkins
2 54 (75.00%) Subversion
3 45 (62.50%) Selenium
4 40 (55.56%) Maven
5 36 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 29 (40.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (37.50%) Bugzilla
8 26 (36.11%) Hudson
9 23 (31.94%) TortoiseSVN
10 22 (30.56%) JMeter
11 21 (29.17%) Ant
12 20 (27.78%) JUnit
13 16 (22.22%) TestNG
14 10 (13.89%) SoapUI
15 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
15 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
15 6 (8.33%) Eclipse
16 5 (6.94%) ReSharper
16 5 (6.94%) Gradle
16 5 (6.94%) Artifactory
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Developer
2 20 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 18 (25.00%) Tester
4 17 (23.61%) Analyst
5 16 (22.22%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.17%) QA Leader
7 3 (4.17%) Automation Tester
8 2 (2.78%) Automated Test Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Lead Tester
8 2 (2.78%) Software Tester
8 2 (2.78%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.39%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 1 (1.39%) Selenium Tester
9 1 (1.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.39%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (38.89%) .NET
1 28 (38.89%) .NET Framework
2 26 (36.11%) Web Services
3 25 (34.72%) Spring
3 25 (34.72%) SOAP
4 22 (30.56%) XML
4 22 (30.56%) J2EE
5 20 (27.78%) JSF
5 20 (27.78%) Hibernate
5 20 (27.78%) AngularJS
6 19 (26.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 19 (26.39%) XSLT
7 11 (15.28%) HTML
8 9 (12.50%) jQuery
8 9 (12.50%) RESTful
9 8 (11.11%) HTML5
9 8 (11.11%) CSS3
9 8 (11.11%) CSS
10 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
10 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (72.22%) Open Source
2 18 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.94%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Handset
5 2 (2.78%) AS400
5 2 (2.78%) iSeries
6 1 (1.39%) Replication
6 1 (1.39%) Wiki
6 1 (1.39%) W3C
6 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) UNIX
2 2 (2.78%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Android
2 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.39%) CentOS
3 1 (1.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.39%) Debian
3 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (98.61%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (94.44%) Scrum
3 46 (63.89%) TDD
4 35 (48.61%) Automation Testing
5 34 (47.22%) Kanban
6 32 (44.44%) BDD
7 29 (40.28%) Test Scripting
8 26 (36.11%) Test Management
8 26 (36.11%) Software Testing
9 25 (34.72%) Load Testing
9 25 (34.72%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (30.56%) OO
11 21 (29.17%) DevOps
12 19 (26.39%) RUP
12 19 (26.39%) DSDM
12 19 (26.39%) OOA/OOD
12 19 (26.39%) Configuration Management
12 19 (26.39%) Release Management
12 19 (26.39%) Pair Programming
13 11 (15.28%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (66.67%) Java
2 35 (48.61%) C#
3 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.33%) SQL
4 4 (5.56%) PHP
4 4 (5.56%) Ruby
5 3 (4.17%) Scala
5 3 (4.17%) Python
6 2 (2.78%) XQuery
6 2 (2.78%) XPath
6 2 (2.78%) Groovy
7 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (70.83%) Security Cleared
2 48 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 27 (37.50%) ISEB
3 27 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.78%) vCloud
3 1 (1.39%) Samba
3 1 (1.39%) Postfix
3 1 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.78%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) IBM
2 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.39%) Twitter
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle
4 5 (6.94%) HP
5 3 (4.17%) Sun
5 3 (4.17%) Apple
5 3 (4.17%) VMware
6 2 (2.78%) Informatica
7 1 (1.39%) ILOG
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix
7 1 (1.39%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.39%) Adobe
7 1 (1.39%) Splunk
7 1 (1.39%) Kofax
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