The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
UK / Wales
Rank 51 59 55
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 16 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.28% 2.65% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.70% 10.71% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 6
Median daily rate £335 £350 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.28% -17.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £283 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.12% +6.66%  
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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 126 168 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 17.95% 24.74% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 123 75
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £480 £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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Wales

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Wales

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
South Wales +8 11 £318 -9.28%
West Wales - 5 £525 -
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 21 (60.00%) Confluence
2 19 (54.29%) Jenkins
3 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (45.71%) Linux
5 14 (40.00%) Oracle
6 13 (37.14%) Red Hat
6 13 (37.14%) Ansible
6 13 (37.14%) Puppet
7 12 (34.29%) Sonatype
7 12 (34.29%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (34.29%) Unix
7 12 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (31.43%) IT Governance
9 10 (28.57%) Tivoli
9 10 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 10 (28.57%) WebLogic
9 10 (28.57%) IBM
9 10 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
10 9 (25.71%) Zenoss
10 9 (25.71%) Nessus
10 9 (25.71%) VMware
10 9 (25.71%) Apache
10 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
10 9 (25.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 9 (25.71%) AIX
10 9 (25.71%) Rundeck
10 9 (25.71%) Packer
10 9 (25.71%) MongoDB
10 9 (25.71%) MCollective

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in 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 21 (60.00%) Confluence
2 10 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 9 (25.71%) Apache
4 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) LDAP
2 2 (5.71%) SSH
2 2 (5.71%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) MongoDB
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.86%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (54.29%) Jenkins
2 12 (34.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
4 6 (17.14%) Ant
4 6 (17.14%) Maven
5 4 (11.43%) Bitbucket
5 4 (11.43%) Vagrant
6 3 (8.57%) CA Gen
6 3 (8.57%) ClearQuest
6 3 (8.57%) Hudson
6 3 (8.57%) Selenium
7 2 (5.71%) ClearCase
7 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.71%) NuGet
7 2 (5.71%) Subversion
7 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.86%) Babel
8 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.86%) TestRail
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Electronics
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) AS400 Developer
4 5 (14.29%) RPG Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Build and Release Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Digital Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Manual Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Release Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) MCollective
2 8 (22.86%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) CSS3
5 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.86%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.86%) React
5 1 (2.86%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Clustering
1 7 (20.00%) PKI
2 5 (14.29%) AS400
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Unix
3 9 (25.71%) AIX
4 7 (20.00%) Windows
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) CentOS
5 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) IT Governance
3 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
4 7 (20.00%) High Availability
5 6 (17.14%) Change Management
5 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
5 6 (17.14%) DevOps
6 5 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.43%) Open Source
7 4 (11.43%) Project Management
7 4 (11.43%) User Stories
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (8.57%) Kanban
8 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.57%) Server Hardening
8 3 (8.57%) SOA
8 3 (8.57%) UML
8 3 (8.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) Perl
2 6 (17.14%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) RPG
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) Scala
5 1 (2.86%) JCL
5 1 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.71%) CBAP
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) PMO
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (20.00%) PowerHA
2 4 (11.43%) Docker
3 2 (5.71%) iptables
3 2 (5.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Ansible
1 13 (37.14%) Puppet
2 10 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 10 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (25.71%) Nessus
3 9 (25.71%) Packer
3 9 (25.71%) Rundeck
3 9 (25.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 9 (25.71%) Zenoss
4 7 (20.00%) SCCM
5 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (5.71%) Salt
7 1 (2.86%) Consul
7 1 (2.86%) Control-M
7 1 (2.86%) Pingdom
7 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Oracle
2 13 (37.14%) Red Hat
3 12 (34.29%) Sonatype
4 10 (28.57%) IBM
5 9 (25.71%) VMware
6 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.00%) Symantec
7 4 (11.43%) Atlassian
7 4 (11.43%) HP
7 4 (11.43%) Thunderhead
8 3 (8.57%) CA
9 2 (5.71%) Remedy
9 2 (5.71%) SAP
10 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
10 1 (2.86%) BMC
10 1 (2.86%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (2.86%) Informatica
10 1 (2.86%) Micro Focus
10 1 (2.86%) PagerDuty