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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 53 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing JIRA 25 25 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.09% 3.61% 6.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.79% 12.14% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 24
Median daily rate £475 £325 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £475 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -16.66%
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
212 206 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.17% 29.73% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 180 123
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 £340 £323 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.44% -
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 7 December 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 7 December 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
West Wales - 15 £525 -
South Wales -10 9 £300 -7.33% 1
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Confluence
2 19 (44.19%) Waterfall
3 16 (37.21%) TDD
4 15 (34.88%) Scrum
5 14 (32.56%) BDD
5 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
5 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
5 14 (32.56%) Jenkins
6 12 (27.91%) Linux
6 12 (27.91%) Coaching
6 12 (27.91%) Ansible
6 12 (27.91%) JIRA Agile
7 11 (25.58%) Oracle
7 11 (25.58%) Software Testing
7 11 (25.58%) IT Governance
7 11 (25.58%) Puppet
8 10 (23.26%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (23.26%) Velocity
8 10 (23.26%) Red Hat
8 10 (23.26%) Tivoli
8 10 (23.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (23.26%) IBM
9 9 (20.93%) MCollective
9 9 (20.93%) Sonatype
9 9 (20.93%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (20.93%) Packer
9 9 (20.93%) Rundeck
9 9 (20.93%) Apache
9 9 (20.93%) AIX

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 19 (44.19%) Confluence
2 9 (20.93%) Apache
3 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
3 7 (16.28%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.33%) SAS
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) MongoDB
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
3 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Jenkins
2 12 (27.91%) JIRA Agile
3 9 (20.93%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (11.63%) Cucumber
4 5 (11.63%) Selenium
5 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.65%) JUnit
7 2 (4.65%) Maven
8 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.33%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.33%) JBehave
8 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Electronics
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Scrum Master
2 11 (25.58%) Agile Scrum Master
2 11 (25.58%) Architect
3 10 (23.26%) Agile Coach
4 8 (18.60%) Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Technical Architect
6 5 (11.63%) AS400 Developer
6 5 (11.63%) RPG Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Tester
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Test Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Digital Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Velocity
2 9 (20.93%) MCollective
3 8 (18.60%) ELK Stack
4 7 (16.28%) JSON
5 3 (6.98%) HTML
5 3 (6.98%) HTML5
5 3 (6.98%) RESTful
6 2 (4.65%) Play Framework
6 2 (4.65%) REST
6 2 (4.65%) XML
7 1 (2.33%) JAXB
7 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.33%) SAX
7 1 (2.33%) SOAP
7 1 (2.33%) Spring
7 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Virtual Team
2 7 (16.28%) Clustering
2 7 (16.28%) PKI
3 5 (11.63%) AS400
4 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) AIX
2 9 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Unix
3 8 (18.60%) Windows
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) CentOS
5 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Waterfall
3 16 (37.21%) TDD
4 15 (34.88%) Scrum
5 14 (32.56%) BDD
6 12 (27.91%) Coaching
7 11 (25.58%) IT Governance
7 11 (25.58%) Software Testing
8 7 (16.28%) High Availability
9 6 (13.95%) Change Management
9 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (9.30%) DevOps
11 4 (9.30%) Project Management
11 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
12 3 (6.98%) Automation Testing
12 3 (6.98%) Open Source
12 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
12 3 (6.98%) SDLC
12 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Java
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) RPG
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) Scala
4 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
1 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
1 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (16.28%) PowerHA
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) Ansible
2 11 (25.58%) Puppet
3 10 (23.26%) Tivoli
3 10 (23.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (20.93%) Nessus
4 9 (20.93%) Packer
4 9 (20.93%) Rundeck
4 9 (20.93%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 9 (20.93%) Zenoss
5 7 (16.28%) SCCM
6 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.33%) Consul
7 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (2.33%) Pingdom
7 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) IBM
2 10 (23.26%) Red Hat
3 9 (20.93%) Sonatype
3 9 (20.93%) VMware
4 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
4 7 (16.28%) Symantec
5 4 (9.30%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) Guidewire
6 3 (6.98%) Informatica
6 3 (6.98%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (6.98%) Teradata
7 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.65%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (4.65%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) AppDynamics
8 1 (2.33%) PagerDuty
8 1 (2.33%) Perforce