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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 48 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 14 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.54% 3.39% 3.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.94% 11.79% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 23
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +6.57%
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
128 229 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.19% 28.73% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 167 83
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 0 12 £375 +11.11% 1
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) Java
2 19 (57.58%) XML
3 18 (54.55%) Scrum
4 16 (48.48%) SC Cleared
4 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
4 16 (48.48%) SOAP
5 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 15 (45.45%) HTML
5 15 (45.45%) Confluence
6 14 (42.42%) Subversion
7 13 (39.39%) Document Management
7 13 (39.39%) Selenium
7 13 (39.39%) SQL
8 12 (36.36%) Visual Studio
9 11 (33.33%) JUnit
9 11 (33.33%) JBoss
9 11 (33.33%) TDD
9 11 (33.33%) DbUnit
9 11 (33.33%) Spock
9 11 (33.33%) JSTS
10 10 (30.30%) Hudson
10 10 (30.30%) Splunk
10 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (30.30%) Spring
10 10 (30.30%) JSF
10 10 (30.30%) Maven
10 10 (30.30%) jQuery
10 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (30.30%) LiveCycle

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 15 (45.45%) Confluence
2 11 (33.33%) JBoss
3 10 (30.30%) FileNet
3 10 (30.30%) LiveCycle
4 8 (24.24%) Tomcat
5 7 (21.21%) GeoServer
5 7 (21.21%) IIS
6 5 (15.15%) MQSeries
7 4 (12.12%) SAS
7 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
8 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
9 1 (3.03%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.21%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.09%) GitHub
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (21.21%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Subversion
2 13 (39.39%) Selenium
3 12 (36.36%) Visual Studio
4 11 (33.33%) DbUnit
4 11 (33.33%) JUnit
4 11 (33.33%) Spock
5 10 (30.30%) Ant
5 10 (30.30%) Hudson
5 10 (30.30%) Maven
6 7 (21.21%) Eclipse
6 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (15.15%) JMeter
9 4 (12.12%) Burp Suite
9 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
9 4 (12.12%) QAComplete
9 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
10 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
10 3 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Test Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Tester
6 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
8 3 (9.09%) Teradata Tester
9 2 (6.06%) Architect
9 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
10 1 (3.03%) Administrator
10 1 (3.03%) PHP Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Security Architect
10 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (3.03%) Senior Business Analyst
10 1 (3.03%) Test Specialist
10 1 (3.03%) Web Administrator
10 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) XML
2 16 (48.48%) SOAP
3 15 (45.45%) HTML
4 11 (33.33%) JSTS
5 10 (30.30%) jQuery
5 10 (30.30%) JSF
5 10 (30.30%) Spring
6 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
7 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
7 7 (21.21%) Dojo
7 7 (21.21%) J2EE
7 7 (21.21%) Java EE
7 7 (21.21%) Java SE
7 7 (21.21%) JRules
7 7 (21.21%) REST
7 7 (21.21%) XSD
8 6 (18.18%) JPA
8 6 (18.18%) OpenLayers
9 5 (15.15%) .NET
10 3 (9.09%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Replication
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Unix
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Scrum
3 13 (39.39%) Document Management
4 11 (33.33%) TDD
5 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.21%) Use Case
7 6 (18.18%) Defect Management
7 6 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Release Management
8 5 (15.15%) User Stories
8 5 (15.15%) V-Model
8 5 (15.15%) Volume Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Workflow
9 4 (12.12%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Java
2 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 13 (39.39%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.09%) C
5 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) SC Cleared
1 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) DV Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) BC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CBAP
5 1 (3.03%) CISSP
5 1 (3.03%) CLAS
5 1 (3.03%) GIAC
5 1 (3.03%) ISEB
5 1 (3.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.09%) Ansible
2 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Adobe
1 10 (30.30%) ILOG
1 10 (30.30%) Splunk
2 9 (27.27%) Atlassian
3 7 (21.21%) Kofax
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle
5 4 (12.12%) Informatica
5 4 (12.12%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (12.12%) Teradata
6 3 (9.09%) AppDynamics
6 3 (9.09%) New Relic
6 3 (9.09%) Rackspace
7 2 (6.06%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) SAP