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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
Wales / South Wales
Rank 43 51 49
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 11 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.95% 3.11% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.58% 12.59% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 1
Median daily rate £318 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.28% -17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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 South Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 95 143 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 16.81% 24.70% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 104 50
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +44.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +9 7 £300 -11.11% 1
Newport - 1 £500 -
JIRA
Wales

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 7 (36.84%) Confluence
4 6 (31.58%) Change Management
5 5 (26.32%) AS400
5 5 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) Perl
5 5 (26.32%) RPG
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
5 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
6 4 (21.05%) User Stories
6 4 (21.05%) Vagrant
6 4 (21.05%) Ansible
6 4 (21.05%) Docker
6 4 (21.05%) DevOps
6 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
6 4 (21.05%) Puppet
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Thunderhead
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.79%) SOA
7 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP

JIRA
Top Related 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 7 (36.84%) Confluence
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
2 2 (10.53%) SSH
2 2 (10.53%) tcpdump
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) PowerCenter
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) Vagrant
3 3 (15.79%) Ant
3 3 (15.79%) Hudson
3 3 (15.79%) Maven
4 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.53%) NuGet
4 2 (10.53%) Selenium
4 2 (10.53%) Subversion
5 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
5 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) TestRail
5 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) AS400 Developer
2 5 (26.32%) RPG Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) MCollective
2 1 (5.26%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) AS400
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
2 1 (5.26%) CentOS
2 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Change Management
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) User Stories
3 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) Server Hardening
4 3 (15.79%) SOA
4 3 (15.79%) UML
4 3 (15.79%) Use Case
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Kanban
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
1 5 (26.32%) Perl
1 5 (26.32%) RPG
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) JCL
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) R
2 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CBAP
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
2 2 (10.53%) iptables
2 2 (10.53%) NFS
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.26%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Ansible
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) Salt
4 1 (5.26%) Consul
4 1 (5.26%) Control-M
4 1 (5.26%) Nessus
4 1 (5.26%) Packer
4 1 (5.26%) Pingdom
4 1 (5.26%) Rundeck
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM
4 1 (5.26%) Terraform
4 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
2 4 (21.05%) Thunderhead
3 2 (10.53%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) Micro Focus
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) PagerDuty
4 1 (5.26%) Sonatype
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) VMware