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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 60 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 14 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.59% 2.68% -
As % of the Development Applications category 9.33% 15.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 0
Average daily rate
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£345 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
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
150 132 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.03% 17.69% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 85 36
Average daily rate £365 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -3 11 £350 - 1
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (76.32%) Security Cleared
3 26 (68.42%) SC Cleared
4 24 (63.16%) Scrum
5 23 (60.53%) Java
6 20 (52.63%) Test Scripting
6 20 (52.63%) Confluence
7 18 (47.37%) Subversion
8 16 (42.11%) Selenium
9 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
9 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
10 13 (34.21%) Open Source
10 13 (34.21%) HTML
10 13 (34.21%) Web Services
10 13 (34.21%) CSS
10 13 (34.21%) Use Case
10 13 (34.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (31.58%) TDD
11 12 (31.58%) .NET
11 12 (31.58%) User Stories
11 12 (31.58%) BDD
12 11 (28.95%) JMeter
12 11 (28.95%) C#
12 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
13 10 (26.32%) Spring
14 9 (23.68%) WebDriver
14 9 (23.68%) SQL
14 9 (23.68%) SOA
15 8 (21.05%) ISEB
15 8 (21.05%) HTML5

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 20 (52.63%) Confluence
2 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 5 (13.16%) FileNet
3 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.89%) IIS
4 3 (7.89%) JBoss
5 2 (5.26%) CMS
6 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.63%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
2 5 (13.16%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Subversion
2 16 (42.11%) Selenium
3 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
4 13 (34.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (28.95%) JMeter
6 9 (23.68%) WebDriver
7 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
7 7 (18.42%) Bugzilla
7 7 (18.42%) JUnit
7 7 (18.42%) TestNG
8 6 (15.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (13.16%) Axure RP
9 5 (13.16%) Hudson
9 5 (13.16%) Maven
9 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
9 5 (13.16%) Spock
9 5 (13.16%) Geb
10 3 (7.89%) Gradle
10 3 (7.89%) Artifactory
10 3 (7.89%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (13.16%) Back Office
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) Java Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Business Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Tester
6 5 (13.16%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Junior
9 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Junior Java Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) SOA Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Automation Tester
10 1 (2.63%) Security Tester
10 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Performance Test Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Test Leader
10 1 (2.63%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) HTML
1 13 (34.21%) Web Services
1 13 (34.21%) CSS
2 12 (31.58%) .NET
3 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
4 10 (26.32%) Spring
5 8 (21.05%) CSS3
5 8 (21.05%) HTML5
6 7 (18.42%) jQuery
6 7 (18.42%) XML
7 6 (15.79%) RESTful
8 5 (13.16%) Drools
8 5 (13.16%) JAX-RS
8 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
8 5 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (13.16%) XSLT
8 5 (13.16%) J2EE
8 5 (13.16%) JSF
8 5 (13.16%) SOAP
8 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) User Experience
2 6 (15.79%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.26%) IVR
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (63.16%) Scrum
3 20 (52.63%) Test Scripting
4 13 (34.21%) Open Source
4 13 (34.21%) Use Case
5 12 (31.58%) BDD
5 12 (31.58%) TDD
5 12 (31.58%) User Stories
6 9 (23.68%) SOA
7 8 (21.05%) DevOps
8 7 (18.42%) Load Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Test Management
9 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (15.79%) MVC
9 6 (15.79%) SDLC
9 6 (15.79%) Automation Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
10 5 (13.16%) BPEL
10 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
10 5 (13.16%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) C#
3 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 29 (76.32%) Security Cleared
2 26 (68.42%) SC Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) ISEB
4 6 (15.79%) Degree
5 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) vSphere
1 1 (2.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Nagios
1 1 (2.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.63%) SCOM
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Twitter
3 2 (5.26%) Avaya
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.63%) AppDynamics
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