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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 52 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 19 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.99% 0.59% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.07% 2.56% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +24.03%
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
135 156 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.26% 22.87% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 86 42
Average daily rate £363 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £530 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £66.00 - £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 19 £325 -16.12% 2
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 39 (90.70%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) Scrum
3 23 (53.49%) Subversion
4 22 (51.16%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (46.51%) Jenkins
5 20 (46.51%) TDD
5 20 (46.51%) HTML
6 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
6 19 (44.19%) Hudson
7 18 (41.86%) Java
8 17 (39.53%) SQL
8 17 (39.53%) BDD
9 16 (37.21%) CSS
9 16 (37.21%) OO
10 15 (34.88%) Web Services
10 15 (34.88%) Confluence
11 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
11 14 (32.56%) Configuration Management
12 13 (30.23%) jQuery
12 13 (30.23%) DevOps
13 12 (27.91%) Selenium
13 12 (27.91%) Maven
13 12 (27.91%) XML
14 11 (25.58%) Linux
14 11 (25.58%) Hibernate
14 11 (25.58%) Cucumber
14 11 (25.58%) RESTful
14 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
15 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
15 10 (23.26%) HTML5

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (34.88%) Confluence
2 6 (13.95%) JBoss
2 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.63%) Node.js
3 5 (11.63%) OpenStack
4 4 (9.30%) FileNet
4 4 (9.30%) IIS
4 4 (9.30%) LiveCycle
4 4 (9.30%) SAS
5 2 (4.65%) Apache
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.33%) Drupal
6 1 (2.33%) Jetty
6 1 (2.33%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) GitHub
2 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) DMZ
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) MongoDB
3 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
4 6 (13.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (13.95%) Neo4j
5 5 (11.63%) MySQL
6 4 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.33%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 23 (53.49%) Subversion
2 20 (46.51%) Jenkins
3 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
3 19 (44.19%) Hudson
4 12 (27.91%) Maven
4 12 (27.91%) Selenium
5 11 (25.58%) Cucumber
6 10 (23.26%) Jasmine
6 10 (23.26%) Spock
7 9 (20.93%) QUnit
7 9 (20.93%) Sinon.JS
7 9 (20.93%) Trac
8 7 (16.28%) TeamCity
9 6 (13.95%) Geb
9 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (11.63%) Ant
10 5 (11.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (9.30%) Eclipse
11 4 (9.30%) JUnit
11 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Project Manager
5 6 (13.95%) Agile Project Manager
5 6 (13.95%) Tester
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.30%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (6.98%) HTML Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Lead Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (4.65%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Teradata Tester
10 1 (2.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) HTML
2 16 (37.21%) CSS
3 15 (34.88%) Web Services
4 13 (30.23%) jQuery
5 12 (27.91%) XML
6 11 (25.58%) Hibernate
6 11 (25.58%) RESTful
7 10 (23.26%) Ajax
7 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
7 10 (23.26%) CSS3
7 10 (23.26%) HTML5
7 10 (23.26%) JSF
7 10 (23.26%) SOAP
7 10 (23.26%) Spring
8 9 (20.93%) RequireJS
9 8 (18.60%) J2EE
9 8 (18.60%) Java EE
10 7 (16.28%) Gherkin
10 7 (16.28%) REST
11 6 (13.95%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) W3C
2 4 (9.30%) Replication
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) AS400
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Tandem
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Android
2 8 (18.60%) Apple iOS
3 7 (16.28%) Windows
4 6 (13.95%) Unix
5 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.33%) CentOS
6 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.33%) Solaris
6 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (90.70%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) Scrum
3 22 (51.16%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (46.51%) TDD
5 17 (39.53%) BDD
6 16 (37.21%) OO
7 14 (32.56%) Configuration Management
8 13 (30.23%) DevOps
9 9 (20.93%) MVC
9 9 (20.93%) OOP
9 9 (20.93%) Release Management
10 7 (16.28%) ITIL
10 7 (16.28%) SDLC
10 7 (16.28%) SOA
11 6 (13.95%) DSDM
11 6 (13.95%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (13.95%) Open Source
11 6 (13.95%) RUP
11 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) Java
2 17 (39.53%) SQL
3 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.95%) PHP
4 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
5 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.63%) Ruby
6 4 (9.30%) Python
6 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.98%) Go
7 3 (6.98%) Scala
8 2 (4.65%) Perl
9 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.33%) BeanShell
9 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.65%) BC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
1 1 (2.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.63%) Ansible
3 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.33%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.33%) Nagios
4 1 (2.33%) Puppet
4 1 (2.33%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle
3 7 (16.28%) Atlassian
4 6 (13.95%) Twitter
5 5 (11.63%) AppDynamics
5 5 (11.63%) New Relic
5 5 (11.63%) Rackspace
6 4 (9.30%) Adobe
6 4 (9.30%) ILOG
6 4 (9.30%) Informatica
6 4 (9.30%) Kofax
6 4 (9.30%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (9.30%) Splunk
6 4 (9.30%) Teradata
7 1 (2.33%) Google
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) Rally
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) Sun
7 1 (2.33%) VMware
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