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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 46 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 26 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.78% 0.39% -
As % of the Development Applications category 16.46% 2.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
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
158 76 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.00% 14.93% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 37 51
Average daily rate £375 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +5 21 £325 -9.09% 1
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UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 57 (98.28%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (87.93%) Scrum
3 48 (82.76%) Jenkins
4 44 (75.86%) Subversion
5 42 (72.41%) Security Cleared
5 42 (72.41%) Open Source
6 39 (67.24%) SC Cleared
6 39 (67.24%) Java
7 37 (63.79%) TDD
8 31 (53.45%) Selenium
9 29 (50.00%) Maven
10 27 (46.55%) C#
11 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
11 25 (43.10%) Spring
11 25 (43.10%) Kanban
11 25 (43.10%) WebDriver
12 23 (39.66%) Automation Testing
12 23 (39.66%) BDD
12 23 (39.66%) Hudson
13 22 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (37.93%) XML
13 22 (37.93%) OO
14 21 (36.21%) Web Services
14 21 (36.21%) .NET
14 21 (36.21%) ISEB
14 21 (36.21%) .NET Framework
15 20 (34.48%) JSF
15 20 (34.48%) Confluence
15 20 (34.48%) Test Scripting

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (34.48%) FileNet
1 20 (34.48%) Confluence
2 17 (29.31%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.34%) JBoss
3 6 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
2 19 (32.76%) MongoDB
2 19 (32.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 19 (32.76%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (82.76%) Jenkins
2 44 (75.86%) Subversion
3 31 (53.45%) Selenium
4 29 (50.00%) Maven
5 25 (43.10%) WebDriver
6 23 (39.66%) Hudson
7 22 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (32.76%) Bugzilla
9 16 (27.59%) TortoiseSVN
10 14 (24.14%) JMeter
11 10 (17.24%) Ant
11 10 (17.24%) JUnit
12 9 (15.52%) TestNG
13 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
13 6 (10.34%) Eclipse
14 5 (8.62%) ReSharper
14 5 (8.62%) SoapUI
14 5 (8.62%) Gradle
14 5 (8.62%) Artifactory
15 3 (5.17%) Trac
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Developer
2 20 (34.48%) Java Developer
3 18 (31.03%) Analyst
4 13 (22.41%) Test Analyst
4 13 (22.41%) Tester
5 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Design Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (1.72%) Software Tester
8 1 (1.72%) Web Team Leader
8 1 (1.72%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.72%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) Spring
2 22 (37.93%) XML
3 21 (36.21%) .NET
3 21 (36.21%) Web Services
3 21 (36.21%) .NET Framework
4 20 (34.48%) AngularJS
4 20 (34.48%) SOAP
4 20 (34.48%) J2EE
4 20 (34.48%) JSF
4 20 (34.48%) Hibernate
5 19 (32.76%) XSLT
5 19 (32.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (15.52%) jQuery
6 9 (15.52%) HTML
7 8 (13.79%) CSS
7 8 (13.79%) HTML5
7 8 (13.79%) CSS3
8 7 (12.07%) RESTful
9 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.62%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 42 (72.41%) Open Source
2 12 (20.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.72%) W3C
3 1 (1.72%) AS400
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) iSeries
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Android
1 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.72%) UNIX
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (98.28%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (87.93%) Scrum
3 37 (63.79%) TDD
4 25 (43.10%) Kanban
5 23 (39.66%) Automation Testing
5 23 (39.66%) BDD
6 22 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (37.93%) OO
7 20 (34.48%) Test Scripting
8 19 (32.76%) Software Testing
8 19 (32.76%) Release Management
8 19 (32.76%) Configuration Management
8 19 (32.76%) Pair Programming
8 19 (32.76%) OOA/OOD
8 19 (32.76%) RUP
8 19 (32.76%) DSDM
8 19 (32.76%) DevOps
9 17 (29.31%) Load Testing
10 16 (27.59%) Test Management
11 11 (18.97%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 39 (67.24%) Java
2 27 (46.55%) C#
3 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) PHP
4 3 (5.17%) Python
4 3 (5.17%) Ruby
4 3 (5.17%) Scala
5 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (72.41%) Security Cleared
2 39 (67.24%) SC Cleared
3 21 (36.21%) ISEB
4 19 (32.76%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.45%) CBAP
6 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (32.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) IBM
2 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.76%) Twitter
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.72%) Splunk
6 1 (1.72%) Informatica
6 1 (1.72%) ILOG
6 1 (1.72%) Kofax
6 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe