Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 67 72
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5 -16
Contract jobs citing JIRA 17 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.80% 1.88% 2.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.67% 9.25% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 24
South Wales median daily rate £465 £325 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.08% -2.62% +2.69%
10th Percentile £354 £251 £305
90th Percentile £500 £528 £488
Wales median daily rate £438 £475 £343
% change year-on-year -7.89% +38.69% +4.58%
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 196 227 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.81% 20.36% 24.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 168 267
South Wales median daily rate £393 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.85% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £288 £300
90th Percentile £482 £550 £488
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £40.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% +34.93% -
10th Percentile £21.87 £27.70 £16.75
90th Percentile £24.42 £59.50 £64.63
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year -57.93% +58.27% -33.81%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 0 17 £465 +43.08% 1
JIRA
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) Confluence
4 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
4 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) DevOps
6 4 (23.53%) User Stories
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) React
7 3 (17.65%) Vagrant
7 3 (17.65%) Trello
7 3 (17.65%) Docker
7 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (17.65%) Puppet
7 3 (17.65%) Node.js
8 2 (11.76%) CSS3
8 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (11.76%) HTML5
8 2 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (11.76%) Ansible
8 2 (11.76%) OpenStack

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 8 (47.06%) Confluence
2 2 (11.76%) Drupal
2 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.76%) SAS
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Trello
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.88%) GitHub
3 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) SMS
2 1 (5.88%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
1 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Vagrant
3 2 (11.76%) Ant
3 2 (11.76%) JMeter
3 2 (11.76%) JSUnit
3 2 (11.76%) Maven
3 2 (11.76%) NuGet
3 2 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.88%) Gradle
4 1 (5.88%) Hudson
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Data Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) UI Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Windows DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) Node.js
2 3 (17.65%) React
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Ajax
3 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.76%) CSS3
3 2 (11.76%) Drush
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (11.76%) RESTful
3 2 (11.76%) Sass
3 2 (11.76%) Twig
3 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.88%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) DevOps
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (11.76%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (11.76%) Server Hardening
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
3 2 (11.76%) Informatica
3 2 (11.76%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Teradata
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy