Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 59 61
Rank change year-on-year +33 +2 +16
Contract jobs citing JIRA 98 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 7.36% 1.80% 1.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.22% 8.37% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 11 15
South Wales median daily rate £360 £345 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -5.71%
10th Percentile £285 £285 £275
90th Percentile £579 £476 £490
Wales median daily rate £383 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +0.73% -5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

JIRA is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 360 203 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.03% 21.50% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 160 140
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £306 £285 £285
90th Percentile £569 £475 £525
Wales median daily rate £413 £393 £400
% change year-on-year +5.10% -1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
South Wales median hourly rate £28.00 £21.57 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.81% - -
Wales median hourly rate £28.00 £21.57 -
% change year-on-year +29.81% - -

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in South Wales

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in South Wales

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in South Wales over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in South Wales

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +22 80 £360 +4.35% 3
Newport - 3 £475 -
Caerphilly - 1 £175 - 1
JIRA
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 72 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (61.22%) Test Automation
3 57 (58.16%) Git (software)
4 52 (53.06%) SQL Server
5 49 (50.00%) Oracle
6 47 (47.96%) Cucumber
7 45 (45.92%) QA
8 41 (41.84%) Subversion
9 40 (40.82%) Selenium
9 40 (40.82%) MySQL
10 38 (38.78%) SDLC
11 36 (36.73%) Confluence
12 35 (35.71%) Jenkins
13 32 (32.65%) Java
14 30 (30.61%) Regression Testing
14 30 (30.61%) Test Management
14 30 (30.61%) Continuous Improvement
15 26 (26.53%) SQL
16 22 (22.45%) Product Management
16 22 (22.45%) Project Management
16 22 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (22.45%) Scrum
17 20 (20.41%) Docker
17 20 (20.41%) DevOps
18 19 (19.39%) Groovy
19 17 (17.35%) Maven
19 17 (17.35%) Python
20 15 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
20 15 (15.31%) Opscode Chef

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 36 (36.73%) Confluence
2 7 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (6.12%) Apache
4 5 (5.10%) JBoss
5 4 (4.08%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.06%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.04%) IIS
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.02%) SAS
8 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.12%) GitHub
4 5 (5.10%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.06%) IaaS
5 3 (3.06%) NuGet
5 3 (3.06%) PaaS
6 2 (2.04%) Serverless
7 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (1.02%) SaaS
7 1 (1.02%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) HTTP
1 7 (7.14%) VPN
2 5 (5.10%) DNS
2 5 (5.10%) Internet
2 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.10%) tcpdump
3 4 (4.08%) SSH
4 1 (1.02%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (53.06%) SQL Server
2 40 (40.82%) MySQL
3 8 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.08%) Apache Hive
4 4 (4.08%) Big Data
4 4 (4.08%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.02%) Event Store
6 1 (1.02%) HBase
6 1 (1.02%) Impala
6 1 (1.02%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.02%) Redis
6 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 57 (58.16%) Git (software)
2 47 (47.96%) Cucumber
3 41 (41.84%) Subversion
4 40 (40.82%) Selenium
5 35 (35.71%) Jenkins
6 17 (17.35%) Maven
7 12 (12.24%) SoapUI
8 10 (10.20%) Artifactory
9 8 (8.16%) WebDriver
10 7 (7.14%) JUnit
10 7 (7.14%) SonarQube
11 5 (5.10%) Ant
11 5 (5.10%) Bitbucket
11 5 (5.10%) Hudson
12 4 (4.08%) Vagrant
12 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
13 3 (3.06%) JMeter
13 3 (3.06%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (2.04%) GitLab
14 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (12.24%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Publishing
3 5 (5.10%) Marketing
4 4 (4.08%) Electronics
4 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (39.80%) Test Engineer
2 24 (24.49%) Test Automation Engineer
3 17 (17.35%) QA Engineer
4 16 (16.33%) Quality Engineer
5 13 (13.27%) Analyst
6 12 (12.24%) Developer
7 10 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (10.20%) JIRA Engineer
8 9 (9.18%) QA Test Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 7 (7.14%) Test Analyst
9 7 (7.14%) Tester
10 6 (6.12%) Automation Tester
10 6 (6.12%) Business Analyst
10 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 6 (6.12%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 6 (6.12%) Selenium Tester
10 6 (6.12%) Software Test Engineer
11 5 (5.10%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 4 (4.08%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.27%) SOAP
2 11 (11.22%) REST
3 8 (8.16%) AngularJS
3 8 (8.16%) Middleware
3 8 (8.16%) Node.js
3 8 (8.16%) Spring
3 8 (8.16%) Spring Boot
4 7 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 7 (7.14%) J2EE
4 7 (7.14%) JMS
4 7 (7.14%) JSF
5 5 (5.10%) YAML
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (3.06%) .NET
7 3 (3.06%) LDAP
7 3 (3.06%) Web Services
7 3 (3.06%) WebCenter
8 2 (2.04%) CSS
8 2 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.04%) Stripes Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (2.04%) User Experience
2 1 (1.02%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.18%) Linux
2 6 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.04%) Windows
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (61.22%) Test Automation
3 38 (38.78%) SDLC
4 30 (30.61%) Continuous Improvement
4 30 (30.61%) Regression Testing
4 30 (30.61%) Test Management
5 22 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (22.45%) Product Management
5 22 (22.45%) Project Management
5 22 (22.45%) Scrum
5 22 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (20.41%) DevOps
7 11 (11.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (8.16%) API Testing
9 7 (7.14%) BDD
9 7 (7.14%) Performance Testing
9 7 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.14%) TDD
10 6 (6.12%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.65%) Java
2 26 (26.53%) SQL
3 19 (19.39%) Groovy
4 17 (17.35%) Python
5 10 (10.20%) Java 8
6 9 (9.18%) Perl
7 7 (7.14%) Ruby
8 5 (5.10%) C#
8 5 (5.10%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.08%) PHP
9 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.06%) R
11 2 (2.04%) Java 9
12 1 (1.02%) Scala
12 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.02%) CBAP
4 1 (1.02%) Degree
4 1 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (45.92%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (20.41%) Docker
2 5 (5.10%) iptables
3 3 (3.06%) NFS
4 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (15.31%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (9.18%) Puppet
3 8 (8.16%) Ansible
4 6 (6.12%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.06%) Terraform
6 1 (1.02%) Automic
6 1 (1.02%) logstash
6 1 (1.02%) Oozie
Vendors
1 49 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.10%) AppDynamics
3 5 (5.10%) Atlassian
3 5 (5.10%) Cloudera
4 4 (4.08%) Remedy
4 4 (4.08%) SAP
5 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.04%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.02%) Adobe
7 1 (1.02%) Nintex
7 1 (1.02%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.02%) VMware