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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 40 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 42 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.29% 0.35% -
As % of the Development Applications category 24.56% 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 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 £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 £40.50 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
171 70 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.54% 12.20% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 44 47
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £249 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -81.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +14 24 £325 -9.09% 5
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 76 (98.70%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (90.91%) Scrum
3 57 (74.03%) Jenkins
4 53 (68.83%) Security Cleared
5 52 (67.53%) Subversion
6 50 (64.94%) Java
6 50 (64.94%) Open Source
7 49 (63.64%) TDD
7 49 (63.64%) Maven
8 48 (62.34%) SC Cleared
9 47 (61.04%) Selenium
10 43 (55.84%) WebDriver
11 42 (54.55%) BDD
12 41 (53.25%) Automation Testing
13 38 (49.35%) Kanban
14 36 (46.75%) C#
15 35 (45.45%) Test Scripting
16 33 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
16 33 (42.86%) ISEB
16 33 (42.86%) ISTQB
16 33 (42.86%) Bugzilla
17 31 (40.26%) Software Testing
17 31 (40.26%) SharePoint
17 31 (40.26%) Test Management
17 31 (40.26%) Load Testing
18 29 (37.66%) Team Foundation Server
18 29 (37.66%) .NET
18 29 (37.66%) Ant
19 28 (36.36%) JUnit
19 28 (36.36%) .NET Framework

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 31 (40.26%) SharePoint
2 19 (24.68%) Confluence
3 18 (23.38%) FileNet
4 4 (5.19%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.30%) nginx
5 1 (1.30%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) HTTP
2 3 (3.90%) 3G
2 3 (3.90%) 2G
2 3 (3.90%) 4G
3 2 (2.60%) Internet
3 2 (2.60%) SSL
4 1 (1.30%) VPN
4 1 (1.30%) LAN
4 1 (1.30%) WAN
4 1 (1.30%) LDAP
4 1 (1.30%) IPv6
4 1 (1.30%) Firewall
4 1 (1.30%) OSPF
4 1 (1.30%) BGP
4 1 (1.30%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.30%) IPsec
4 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.08%) MongoDB
2 17 (22.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 17 (22.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 57 (74.03%) Jenkins
2 52 (67.53%) Subversion
3 49 (63.64%) Maven
4 47 (61.04%) Selenium
5 43 (55.84%) WebDriver
6 33 (42.86%) Bugzilla
7 29 (37.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (37.66%) Ant
8 28 (36.36%) JUnit
8 28 (36.36%) TortoiseSVN
9 26 (33.77%) JMeter
10 24 (31.17%) TestNG
10 24 (31.17%) Hudson
11 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
12 5 (6.49%) SoapUI
12 5 (6.49%) Apache Ivy
12 5 (6.49%) eggPlant
13 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
14 3 (3.90%) Toad
14 3 (3.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Developer
1 23 (29.87%) Analyst
2 18 (23.38%) Test Analyst
2 18 (23.38%) Java Developer
3 17 (22.08%) Tester
4 5 (6.49%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Automation Tester
5 4 (5.19%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Test Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) Test Leader
6 3 (3.90%) QA Leader
6 3 (3.90%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (2.60%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (2.60%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Lead Tester
7 2 (2.60%) Automated Test Developer
7 2 (2.60%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.60%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.66%) .NET
2 28 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 26 (33.77%) Web Services
4 25 (32.47%) SOAP
5 22 (28.57%) XML
6 20 (25.97%) J2EE
7 18 (23.38%) AngularJS
7 18 (23.38%) Spring
7 18 (23.38%) JSF
7 18 (23.38%) Hibernate
8 17 (22.08%) XSLT
8 17 (22.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (7.79%) HTML
10 4 (5.19%) REST
10 4 (5.19%) jQuery
10 4 (5.19%) RESTful
11 3 (3.90%) CSS
11 3 (3.90%) WAP
11 3 (3.90%) J2ME
11 3 (3.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 50 (64.94%) Open Source
2 25 (32.47%) Client/Server
3 7 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.90%) Handset
4 3 (3.90%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.60%) iSeries
5 2 (2.60%) AS400
6 1 (1.30%) W3C
6 1 (1.30%) Wiki
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) UNIX
2 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.60%) Android
2 2 (2.60%) Windows
3 1 (1.30%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.30%) Debian
3 1 (1.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (98.70%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (90.91%) Scrum
3 49 (63.64%) TDD
4 42 (54.55%) BDD
5 41 (53.25%) Automation Testing
6 38 (49.35%) Kanban
7 35 (45.45%) Test Scripting
8 31 (40.26%) Software Testing
8 31 (40.26%) Test Management
8 31 (40.26%) Load Testing
9 23 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (25.97%) OO
11 19 (24.68%) DevOps
12 17 (22.08%) Pair Programming
12 17 (22.08%) Configuration Management
12 17 (22.08%) OOA/OOD
12 17 (22.08%) RUP
12 17 (22.08%) DSDM
12 17 (22.08%) Release Management
13 13 (16.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.94%) Java
2 36 (46.75%) C#
3 8 (10.39%) SQL
4 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.19%) Ruby
5 4 (5.19%) PHP
6 3 (3.90%) Python
6 3 (3.90%) Scala
7 2 (2.60%) Groovy
7 2 (2.60%) XPath
7 2 (2.60%) XQuery
8 1 (1.30%) Perl
8 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 53 (68.83%) Security Cleared
2 48 (62.34%) SC Cleared
3 33 (42.86%) ISEB
3 33 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Samba
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.30%) Postfix
1 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.60%) Puppet
3 1 (1.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) IBM
2 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.08%) Twitter
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle
4 5 (6.49%) HP
5 3 (3.90%) Sun
5 3 (3.90%) Apple
6 2 (2.60%) Informatica
7 1 (1.30%) JBoss
7 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.30%) Adobe
7 1 (1.30%) ILOG
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.30%) Citrix
7 1 (1.30%) VMware
7 1 (1.30%) Kofax
7 1 (1.30%) Splunk
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