The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Atlassian JIRA
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 32 41
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 15 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.57% 2.49% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.81% 11.48% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
Median daily rate £345 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -3.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +8.82% +19.71%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 63 61 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 19.21% 21.71% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 46 41
Median daily rate £373 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.87% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Cardiff

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Cardiff

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Cardiff over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Oracle
3 10 (45.45%) Confluence
4 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
5 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
6 7 (31.82%) Scrum
6 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
7 6 (27.27%) Selenium
7 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (27.27%) DevOps
7 6 (27.27%) SDLC
7 6 (27.27%) QA
8 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 5 (22.73%) Ant
8 5 (22.73%) Perl
8 5 (22.73%) Linux
8 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 5 (22.73%) Maven
8 5 (22.73%) Subversion
8 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (22.73%) User Stories
8 5 (22.73%) Test Management
8 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (22.73%) Puppet
8 5 (22.73%) Server Hardening
9 4 (18.18%) Hudson

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 10 (45.45%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) Drupal
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) tcpdump
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
4 1 (4.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.55%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
4 6 (27.27%) Selenium
5 5 (22.73%) Ant
5 5 (22.73%) Maven
5 5 (22.73%) Subversion
6 4 (18.18%) Hudson
7 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
8 2 (9.09%) Gradle
9 1 (4.55%) NuGet
9 1 (4.55%) TestRail
9 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) QA Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (9.09%) JIRA Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) Ajax
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) Drush
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (9.09%) Sass
2 2 (9.09%) Twig
3 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.55%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
1 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) DevOps
4 6 (27.27%) SDLC
4 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Server Hardening
5 5 (22.73%) Test Management
5 5 (22.73%) User Stories
6 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Kanban
7 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Product Management
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) UML
8 2 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Perl
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) JCL
5 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CBAP
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
1 3 (13.64%) iptables
2 1 (4.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
2 4 (18.18%) Ansible
3 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.09%) Salt
4 1 (4.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.64%) Remedy
3 3 (13.64%) Thunderhead
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) BMC
5 1 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (4.55%) Informatica
5 1 (4.55%) Micro Focus