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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 62 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.28% 0.53% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.40% 3.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £180.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-77.77% +958.82%
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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
143 91 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.86% 16.11% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 47 33
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £90.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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
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 3 March 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 - - - -
JIRA
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JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 50 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (88.24%) Scrum
3 40 (78.43%) Jenkins
4 38 (74.51%) Subversion
4 38 (74.51%) Open Source
5 36 (70.59%) Security Cleared
6 34 (66.67%) Java
7 33 (64.71%) SC Cleared
7 33 (64.71%) TDD
8 28 (54.90%) Selenium
9 24 (47.06%) C#
10 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
10 23 (45.10%) Maven
11 22 (43.14%) Kanban
11 22 (43.14%) WebDriver
12 21 (41.18%) Spring
13 20 (39.22%) .NET Framework
13 20 (39.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (39.22%) .NET
13 20 (39.22%) XML
13 20 (39.22%) Automation Testing
14 19 (37.25%) BDD
14 19 (37.25%) ISEB
14 19 (37.25%) Test Scripting
15 18 (35.29%) Confluence
16 17 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
16 17 (33.33%) Software Testing
16 17 (33.33%) ISTQB
16 17 (33.33%) Hudson
16 17 (33.33%) DevOps

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 18 (35.29%) Confluence
2 16 (31.37%) FileNet
3 15 (29.41%) SharePoint
4 8 (15.69%) Tomcat
5 6 (11.76%) JBoss
6 1 (1.96%) IIS
6 1 (1.96%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (29.41%) MongoDB
2 15 (29.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 15 (29.41%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (78.43%) Jenkins
2 38 (74.51%) Subversion
3 28 (54.90%) Selenium
4 23 (45.10%) Maven
5 22 (43.14%) WebDriver
6 20 (39.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (33.33%) Hudson
8 16 (31.37%) Bugzilla
9 14 (27.45%) TortoiseSVN
10 12 (23.53%) JMeter
11 8 (15.69%) Ant
11 8 (15.69%) JUnit
12 7 (13.73%) TestNG
13 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
13 6 (11.76%) Eclipse
14 5 (9.80%) ReSharper
14 5 (9.80%) SoapUI
14 5 (9.80%) Gradle
14 5 (9.80%) Artifactory
15 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Developer
2 17 (33.33%) Analyst
3 16 (31.37%) Java Developer
4 12 (23.53%) Test Analyst
4 12 (23.53%) Tester
5 5 (9.80%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.96%) UI Designer
8 1 (1.96%) Designer
8 1 (1.96%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) Spring
2 20 (39.22%) XML
2 20 (39.22%) .NET
2 20 (39.22%) .NET Framework
3 16 (31.37%) AngularJS
3 16 (31.37%) J2EE
3 16 (31.37%) SOAP
3 16 (31.37%) JSF
3 16 (31.37%) Hibernate
4 15 (29.41%) XSLT
4 15 (29.41%) Web Services
4 15 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (17.65%) jQuery
6 7 (13.73%) HTML
7 6 (11.76%) CSS
7 6 (11.76%) HTML5
7 6 (11.76%) CSS3
8 5 (9.80%) RESTful
8 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (9.80%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (74.51%) Open Source
2 11 (21.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) IVR
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (88.24%) Scrum
3 33 (64.71%) TDD
4 22 (43.14%) Kanban
5 20 (39.22%) Automation Testing
6 19 (37.25%) Test Scripting
6 19 (37.25%) BDD
7 17 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 17 (33.33%) DevOps
8 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (31.37%) OO
9 15 (29.41%) Configuration Management
9 15 (29.41%) Pair Programming
9 15 (29.41%) OOA/OOD
9 15 (29.41%) RUP
9 15 (29.41%) DSDM
9 15 (29.41%) Release Management
9 15 (29.41%) Load Testing
10 14 (27.45%) Test Management
11 11 (21.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) Java
2 24 (47.06%) C#
3 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Python
5 1 (1.96%) Ruby
5 1 (1.96%) Scala
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 33 (64.71%) SC Cleared
3 19 (37.25%) ISEB
4 17 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.92%) CBAP
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
6 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) IBM
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 15 (29.41%) Twitter
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) Avaya
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Splunk
5 1 (1.96%) ILOG
5 1 (1.96%) Kofax
5 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe