The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Wales region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 20 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.68% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 15.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
130 52 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.40% 9.27% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 37 43
Average daily rate £350 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £373 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
JIRA
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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
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 31 July 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 - 15 £350 - 2
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JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (91.49%) Scrum
2 33 (70.21%) Selenium
3 31 (65.96%) Maven
4 27 (57.45%) Java
4 27 (57.45%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (57.45%) BDD
4 27 (57.45%) Automation Testing
5 26 (55.32%) WebDriver
5 26 (55.32%) Ant
6 24 (51.06%) Jenkins
7 23 (48.94%) Open Source
7 23 (48.94%) Subversion
8 22 (46.81%) TDD
8 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
9 21 (44.68%) Test Management
9 21 (44.68%) Test Scripting
9 21 (44.68%) JUnit
10 20 (42.55%) C#
10 20 (42.55%) Kanban
10 20 (42.55%) SC Cleared
10 20 (42.55%) Bugzilla
11 19 (40.43%) JMeter
11 19 (40.43%) Load Testing
11 19 (40.43%) ISTQB
11 19 (40.43%) SharePoint
11 19 (40.43%) ISEB
12 18 (38.30%) .NET
12 18 (38.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (36.17%) TortoiseSVN
13 17 (36.17%) Software Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (40.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (17.02%) Apache
3 3 (6.38%) Confluence
4 2 (4.26%) FileNet
5 1 (2.13%) nginx
5 1 (2.13%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) 3G
1 7 (14.89%) 2G
1 7 (14.89%) 4G
2 4 (8.51%) Internet
3 3 (6.38%) SSL
3 3 (6.38%) HTTP
4 1 (2.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) LDAP
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) OSPF
4 1 (2.13%) BGP
4 1 (2.13%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) IPsec
4 1 (2.13%) IPv6
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (70.21%) Selenium
2 31 (65.96%) Maven
3 26 (55.32%) Ant
3 26 (55.32%) WebDriver
4 24 (51.06%) Jenkins
5 23 (48.94%) Subversion
6 21 (44.68%) JUnit
7 20 (42.55%) Bugzilla
8 19 (40.43%) JMeter
9 18 (38.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (36.17%) TestNG
10 17 (36.17%) TortoiseSVN
11 10 (21.28%) SoapUI
11 10 (21.28%) Apache Ivy
12 9 (19.15%) eggPlant
13 7 (14.89%) Toad
13 7 (14.89%) LoadRunner
14 6 (12.77%) Hudson
15 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
16 3 (6.38%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (19.15%) Banking
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Tester
3 8 (17.02%) Test Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) QA Leader
5 6 (12.77%) Business Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Test Leader
8 3 (6.38%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Automated Test Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Security Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Automation Tester
10 1 (2.13%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) .NET
2 16 (34.04%) .NET Framework
3 14 (29.79%) SOAP
3 14 (29.79%) Web Services
4 7 (14.89%) XML
4 7 (14.89%) J2ME
4 7 (14.89%) WAP
4 7 (14.89%) REST
5 5 (10.64%) J2EE
6 3 (6.38%) HTML
6 3 (6.38%) RESTful
6 3 (6.38%) JSON
7 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.26%) Spring
7 2 (4.26%) JSF
7 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.26%) XSLT
8 1 (2.13%) LAMP
8 1 (2.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (48.94%) Open Source
2 16 (34.04%) Client/Server
3 12 (25.53%) Mobile App
4 7 (14.89%) Mobile Banking
4 7 (14.89%) Handset
5 2 (4.26%) AS400
5 2 (4.26%) iSeries
6 1 (2.13%) Wiki
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) UNIX
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.13%) Debian
2 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (91.49%) Scrum
2 27 (57.45%) BDD
2 27 (57.45%) Automation Testing
3 22 (46.81%) TDD
4 21 (44.68%) Test Management
4 21 (44.68%) Test Scripting
5 20 (42.55%) Kanban
6 19 (40.43%) Load Testing
7 17 (36.17%) Software Testing
7 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
9 11 (23.40%) Automated Testing
10 9 (19.15%) Manual Testing
11 8 (17.02%) User Stories
12 7 (14.89%) Regression Testing
13 6 (12.77%) UML
13 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (10.64%) Use Case
15 4 (8.51%) Project Management
15 4 (8.51%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) Java
2 20 (42.55%) C#
3 13 (27.66%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) XQuery
4 3 (6.38%) XPath
4 3 (6.38%) Groovy
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
2 20 (42.55%) SC Cleared
3 19 (40.43%) ISEB
3 19 (40.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Samba
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.13%) Postfix
1 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (57.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) HP
3 7 (14.89%) Apple
3 7 (14.89%) Sun
4 4 (8.51%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) Informatica
5 2 (4.26%) Twitter
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix