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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 32 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.12% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 21.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£333 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +125.00%
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
150 56 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.33% 10.07% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 38 48
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £239 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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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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 - 14 £325 - 2
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 65 (98.48%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (89.39%) Scrum
3 47 (71.21%) Maven
3 47 (71.21%) Java
4 46 (69.70%) Jenkins
5 45 (68.18%) Subversion
6 42 (63.64%) TDD
6 42 (63.64%) Security Cleared
6 42 (63.64%) Open Source
7 39 (59.09%) SC Cleared
8 37 (56.06%) BDD
8 37 (56.06%) Selenium
9 33 (50.00%) WebDriver
10 32 (48.48%) Automation Testing
11 29 (43.94%) HP Quality Center
12 28 (42.42%) Test Scripting
12 28 (42.42%) Kanban
12 28 (42.42%) Ant
13 27 (40.91%) C#
13 27 (40.91%) Bugzilla
14 26 (39.39%) Test Management
14 26 (39.39%) JUnit
14 26 (39.39%) Web Services
15 25 (37.88%) SharePoint
15 25 (37.88%) ISEB
15 25 (37.88%) Load Testing
15 25 (37.88%) ISTQB
15 25 (37.88%) JMeter
16 24 (36.36%) SOAP
17 23 (34.85%) Software Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (37.88%) SharePoint
2 17 (25.76%) Confluence
3 16 (24.24%) FileNet
4 5 (7.58%) Apache
5 1 (1.52%) nginx
5 1 (1.52%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) HTTP
1 4 (6.06%) 3G
1 4 (6.06%) 2G
1 4 (6.06%) 4G
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) SSL
3 1 (1.52%) IPv6
3 1 (1.52%) Network Security
3 1 (1.52%) OSPF
3 1 (1.52%) BGP
3 1 (1.52%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.52%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) IPsec
3 1 (1.52%) VPN
3 1 (1.52%) LDAP
3 1 (1.52%) LAN
3 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) MongoDB
1 16 (24.24%) Apache Cassandra
1 16 (24.24%) NoSQL
1 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (71.21%) Maven
2 46 (69.70%) Jenkins
3 45 (68.18%) Subversion
4 37 (56.06%) Selenium
5 33 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 28 (42.42%) Ant
7 27 (40.91%) Bugzilla
8 26 (39.39%) JUnit
9 25 (37.88%) JMeter
10 23 (34.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (34.85%) TortoiseSVN
10 23 (34.85%) TestNG
11 22 (33.33%) Hudson
12 6 (9.09%) SoapUI
12 6 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
12 6 (9.09%) eggPlant
12 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
13 4 (6.06%) Toad
13 4 (6.06%) LoadRunner
13 4 (6.06%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (9.09%) Banking
2 4 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) Analyst
3 16 (24.24%) Java Developer
4 14 (21.21%) Test Analyst
5 11 (16.67%) Tester
6 5 (7.58%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Test Leader
7 4 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) QA Leader
7 4 (6.06%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Security Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Automated Test Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 1 (1.52%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (39.39%) Web Services
2 24 (36.36%) SOAP
3 21 (31.82%) .NET
4 20 (30.30%) XML
4 20 (30.30%) .NET Framework
5 18 (27.27%) J2EE
6 16 (24.24%) XSLT
6 16 (24.24%) Hibernate
6 16 (24.24%) Spring
6 16 (24.24%) JSF
6 16 (24.24%) AngularJS
6 16 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (7.58%) HTML
8 4 (6.06%) J2ME
8 4 (6.06%) WAP
8 4 (6.06%) RESTful
8 4 (6.06%) REST
9 3 (4.55%) CSS3
9 3 (4.55%) jQuery
9 3 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 42 (63.64%) Open Source
2 20 (30.30%) Client/Server
3 8 (12.12%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.06%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Handset
5 2 (3.03%) AS400
5 2 (3.03%) iSeries
6 1 (1.52%) Wiki
6 1 (1.52%) W3C
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) UNIX
2 2 (3.03%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Android
2 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) CentOS
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.52%) Debian
3 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (98.48%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (89.39%) Scrum
3 42 (63.64%) TDD
4 37 (56.06%) BDD
5 32 (48.48%) Automation Testing
6 28 (42.42%) Test Scripting
6 28 (42.42%) Kanban
7 26 (39.39%) Test Management
8 25 (37.88%) Load Testing
9 23 (34.85%) Software Testing
10 22 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (28.79%) OO
12 18 (27.27%) DevOps
13 16 (24.24%) RUP
13 16 (24.24%) DSDM
13 16 (24.24%) OOA/OOD
13 16 (24.24%) Configuration Management
13 16 (24.24%) Release Management
13 16 (24.24%) Pair Programming
14 13 (19.70%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (71.21%) Java
2 27 (40.91%) C#
3 9 (13.64%) SQL
4 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.06%) PHP
5 4 (6.06%) Ruby
6 3 (4.55%) Python
6 3 (4.55%) Scala
7 2 (3.03%) XQuery
7 2 (3.03%) XPath
7 2 (3.03%) Groovy
8 1 (1.52%) Perl
8 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 39 (59.09%) SC Cleared
3 25 (37.88%) ISEB
3 25 (37.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Samba
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.52%) Postfix
1 1 (1.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (43.94%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) IBM
2 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.24%) Twitter
3 8 (12.12%) Oracle
4 6 (9.09%) HP
5 4 (6.06%) Sun
5 4 (6.06%) Apple
6 2 (3.03%) Informatica
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.52%) VMware
7 1 (1.52%) Citrix
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