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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 52 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing JIRA 8 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.37% 1.47% 2.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.84% 8.33% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 17
Median daily rate £320 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £245 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £485
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 £28.75 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-28.12% +5.26%
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
102 156 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.44% 17.69% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 117 92
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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 £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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
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 28 July 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 +15 8 £320 -3.75% 1
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (66.67%) Java
3 18 (60.00%) XML
4 16 (53.33%) SOAP
4 16 (53.33%) SQL
4 16 (53.33%) HTML
4 16 (53.33%) SC Cleared
4 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
5 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (46.67%) Subversion
7 13 (43.33%) Document Management
7 13 (43.33%) Selenium
8 12 (40.00%) Visual Studio
8 12 (40.00%) JUnit
9 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
9 11 (36.67%) JBoss
9 11 (36.67%) Scrum
9 11 (36.67%) Spring
9 11 (36.67%) TDD
9 11 (36.67%) Maven
9 11 (36.67%) Confluence
9 11 (36.67%) DbUnit
9 11 (36.67%) Spock
9 11 (36.67%) JSTS
10 10 (33.33%) Hudson
10 10 (33.33%) Splunk
10 10 (33.33%) LiveCycle
10 10 (33.33%) jQuery
10 10 (33.33%) JSF
10 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (36.67%) Confluence
1 11 (36.67%) JBoss
2 10 (33.33%) FileNet
2 10 (33.33%) LiveCycle
3 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
4 7 (23.33%) GeoServer
4 7 (23.33%) IIS
5 5 (16.67%) MQSeries
5 5 (16.67%) SAS
6 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (23.33%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (23.33%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Subversion
2 13 (43.33%) Selenium
3 12 (40.00%) JUnit
3 12 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 11 (36.67%) DbUnit
4 11 (36.67%) Maven
4 11 (36.67%) Spock
5 10 (33.33%) Ant
5 10 (33.33%) Hudson
6 8 (26.67%) Eclipse
6 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (16.67%) JMeter
9 4 (13.33%) Burp Suite
9 4 (13.33%) QAComplete
10 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
11 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (3.33%) JBehave
11 1 (3.33%) TestComplete
11 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
1 12 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Tester
4 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Teradata Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) XML
2 16 (53.33%) HTML
2 16 (53.33%) SOAP
3 11 (36.67%) JSTS
3 11 (36.67%) Spring
4 10 (33.33%) jQuery
4 10 (33.33%) JSF
5 8 (26.67%) Hibernate
5 8 (26.67%) REST
6 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
6 7 (23.33%) Dojo
6 7 (23.33%) J2EE
6 7 (23.33%) Java EE
6 7 (23.33%) Java SE
6 7 (23.33%) JRules
6 7 (23.33%) XSD
7 6 (20.00%) JPA
7 6 (20.00%) OpenLayers
8 5 (16.67%) .NET
9 3 (10.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Replication
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Document Management
3 11 (36.67%) Scrum
3 11 (36.67%) TDD
4 7 (23.33%) Use Case
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 5 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Release Management
6 5 (16.67%) V-Model
6 5 (16.67%) Volume Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 5 (16.67%) Workflow
7 4 (13.33%) Defect Management
7 4 (13.33%) SDLC
7 4 (13.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) SQL
3 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) C
6 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) SC Cleared
1 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) BC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.33%) CBAP
4 1 (3.33%) CISSP
4 1 (3.33%) CLAS
4 1 (3.33%) GIAC
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Adobe
1 10 (33.33%) ILOG
1 10 (33.33%) Splunk
2 7 (23.33%) Informatica
2 7 (23.33%) Kofax
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) MicroStrategy
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Teradata
3 6 (20.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (10.00%) Guidewire
5 2 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Rally
6 1 (3.33%) Perforce
6 1 (3.33%) SAP