Period
to 18 August 2018

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 6 months to 18 August 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 61 70
Rank change year-on-year +37 +9 -3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 101 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.86% 2.47% 1.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.22% 12.40% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 21 14
Wales median daily rate £400 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% +2.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £285 £285 £275
90th Percentile £594 £538 £473
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +3.66%

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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 371 242 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.19% 19.93% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 184 173
Wales median daily rate £415 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £307 £289 £300
90th Percentile £575 £518 £525
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Wales median hourly rate £28.00 £55.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.09% +26.44% +2.96%
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year - +0.59% +12.67%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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 6 months to 18 August 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
South Wales +31 83 £375 +10.29% 16
West Wales +16 12 £540 +2.86% 1
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 66 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (55.45%) Git (software)
3 45 (44.55%) Test Automation
4 43 (42.57%) SQL Server
5 41 (40.59%) Oracle
6 40 (39.60%) Jenkins
7 36 (35.64%) Cucumber
8 35 (34.65%) QA
9 34 (33.66%) Subversion
10 31 (30.69%) Selenium
10 31 (30.69%) MySQL
10 31 (30.69%) Confluence
11 29 (28.71%) SDLC
12 25 (24.75%) Java
13 24 (23.76%) Test Management
13 24 (23.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (22.77%) Product Management
15 22 (21.78%) Security Cleared
15 22 (21.78%) DevOps
15 22 (21.78%) Python
15 22 (21.78%) Scrum
16 21 (20.79%) Maven
16 21 (20.79%) SQL
17 20 (19.80%) Regression Testing
17 20 (19.80%) SC Cleared
18 19 (18.81%) Docker
19 17 (16.83%) Artifactory
19 17 (16.83%) Atlassian
19 17 (16.83%) Project Management
20 16 (15.84%) Perl

JIRA
Co-occurring 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 31 (30.69%) Confluence
2 11 (10.89%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.94%) Apache
3 6 (5.94%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.95%) JBoss
5 4 (3.96%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.96%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.96%) nginx
5 4 (3.96%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (3.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.97%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.98%) IIS
8 1 (0.99%) SAS
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.99%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.90%) GitHub
2 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.95%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.98%) IaaS
4 2 (1.98%) NuGet
4 2 (1.98%) PaaS
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (0.99%) SaaS
5 1 (0.99%) Serverless
5 1 (0.99%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) HTTP
1 5 (4.95%) Internet
1 5 (4.95%) VPN
2 4 (3.96%) DNS
2 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.96%) tcpdump
3 3 (2.97%) SSH
4 1 (0.99%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (42.57%) SQL Server
2 31 (30.69%) MySQL
3 6 (5.94%) Apache Hive
3 6 (5.94%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.96%) HBase
5 4 (3.96%) Impala
6 3 (2.97%) Big Data
7 2 (1.98%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 56 (55.45%) Git (software)
2 40 (39.60%) Jenkins
3 36 (35.64%) Cucumber
4 34 (33.66%) Subversion
5 31 (30.69%) Selenium
6 21 (20.79%) Maven
7 17 (16.83%) Artifactory
8 10 (9.90%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (8.91%) Bitbucket
10 8 (7.92%) ClearCase
10 8 (7.92%) ClearQuest
10 8 (7.92%) SoapUI
11 6 (5.94%) JUnit
12 5 (4.95%) Ant
12 5 (4.95%) GitLab
12 5 (4.95%) Hudson
12 5 (4.95%) SonarQube
12 5 (4.95%) WebDriver
13 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
14 3 (2.97%) JMeter
General
1 10 (9.90%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Marketing
2 4 (3.96%) Publishing
3 3 (2.97%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) Electronics
3 3 (2.97%) Legal
3 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (27.72%) Test Engineer
2 16 (15.84%) Test Automation Engineer
3 13 (12.87%) Developer
3 13 (12.87%) Quality Engineer
4 12 (11.88%) QA Engineer
5 11 (10.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (9.90%) JIRA Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Agile Coach
7 8 (7.92%) Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Automation Tester
8 6 (5.94%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 6 (5.94%) Selenium Tester
8 6 (5.94%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Tester
9 5 (4.95%) QA Test Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Agile Tester
10 4 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Configuration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) Node.js
1 10 (9.90%) REST
2 9 (8.91%) SOAP
3 8 (7.92%) Middleware
4 7 (6.93%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.94%) Hibernate
5 6 (5.94%) J2EE
5 6 (5.94%) JMS
5 6 (5.94%) JSF
5 6 (5.94%) Spring
5 6 (5.94%) Spring Boot
6 5 (4.95%) React
6 5 (4.95%) YAML
7 4 (3.96%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (2.97%) .NET
8 3 (2.97%) PySpark
8 3 (2.97%) Web Services
8 3 (2.97%) WebCenter
9 2 (1.98%) LDAP
9 2 (1.98%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (1.98%) Blog
1 2 (1.98%) User Experience
2 1 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.84%) Linux
2 8 (7.92%) Unix
3 5 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.98%) Windows
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (44.55%) Test Automation
3 29 (28.71%) SDLC
4 24 (23.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 24 (23.76%) Test Management
5 23 (22.77%) Product Management
6 22 (21.78%) DevOps
6 22 (21.78%) Scrum
7 20 (19.80%) Regression Testing
8 17 (16.83%) Project Management
9 16 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (15.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (10.89%) Configuration Management
10 11 (10.89%) Mentoring
11 9 (8.91%) Kanban
12 8 (7.92%) Coaching
12 8 (7.92%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 6 (5.94%) DSDM
14 6 (5.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.75%) Java
2 22 (21.78%) Python
3 21 (20.79%) SQL
4 16 (15.84%) Groovy
4 16 (15.84%) Perl
5 8 (7.92%) Java 8
5 8 (7.92%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.95%) C#
6 5 (4.95%) Ruby
7 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.96%) Scala
8 3 (2.97%) PHP
9 2 (1.98%) Java 9
9 2 (1.98%) R
10 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (21.78%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.80%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.99%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.99%) CBAP
4 1 (0.99%) Degree
4 1 (0.99%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (34.65%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (18.81%) Docker
2 4 (3.96%) iptables
3 2 (1.98%) NFS
4 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (12.87%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (11.88%) Puppet
3 10 (9.90%) Ansible
4 7 (6.93%) Terraform
5 4 (3.96%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.96%) Oozie
5 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (3.96%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 41 (40.59%) Oracle
2 17 (16.83%) Atlassian
3 9 (8.91%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.92%) IBM
4 8 (7.92%) Sonatype
5 7 (6.93%) Cloudera
6 5 (4.95%) AppDynamics
7 4 (3.96%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.97%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.97%) Remedy
8 3 (2.97%) SAP
9 1 (0.99%) Adobe
9 1 (0.99%) CA
9 1 (0.99%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.99%) Nintex
9 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.99%) VMware