Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 56 72
Rank change year-on-year +22 +16 -16
Contract jobs citing JIRA 80 50 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.09% 3.31% 1.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.54% 16.34% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 20
Wales median daily rate £425 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +36.36% +1.54%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £252
90th Percentile £675 £594 £539
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

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 355 306 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.58% 20.26% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 234 199
Wales median daily rate £440 £418 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.39% - +11.33%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £579 £575 £560
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% - +17.02%
10th Percentile £34.20 £29.80 £27.12
90th Percentile £46.46 £77.50 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% +2.41% -2.24%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +22 68 £425 - 3
West Wales -7 10 £500 -7.41%
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 59 (73.75%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (60.00%) Confluence
3 29 (36.25%) Git (software)
4 23 (28.75%) Java
5 22 (27.50%) Scrum
6 21 (26.25%) DevOps
7 20 (25.00%) JSON
7 20 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 20 (25.00%) HTML
8 19 (23.75%) HTML5
9 18 (22.50%) REST
9 18 (22.50%) CSS3
9 18 (22.50%) AngularJS
9 18 (22.50%) CSS
9 18 (22.50%) SOAP
10 17 (21.25%) Front End Development
11 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (18.75%) Node.js
12 15 (18.75%) LESS
12 15 (18.75%) npm
13 14 (17.50%) Test Automation
14 12 (15.00%) Atlassian
15 11 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (13.75%) Finance
16 10 (12.50%) Linux
16 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
17 9 (11.25%) User Stories
17 9 (11.25%) Docker
17 9 (11.25%) Visual Studio Team System
17 9 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement

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 48 (60.00%) Confluence
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.75%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.50%) JBoss
4 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.25%) CMS
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (18.75%) npm
3 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (8.75%) GitHub
5 3 (3.75%) Office 365
5 3 (3.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Internet
1 2 (2.50%) VPN
2 1 (1.25%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.25%) DNS
2 1 (1.25%) Skype
2 1 (1.25%) SSH
2 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (36.25%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.25%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (6.25%) Selenium
4 4 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.00%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.75%) GitLab
5 3 (3.75%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.75%) TestRail
5 3 (3.75%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.25%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.25%) Ant
6 1 (1.25%) Hudson
6 1 (1.25%) Maven
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.25%) RSpec
6 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.25%) Spinnaker
General
1 11 (13.75%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Law
3 5 (6.25%) Marketing
4 4 (5.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Games
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Developer
2 17 (21.25%) Analyst
2 17 (21.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (13.75%) Business Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Angular Developer
5 8 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (3.75%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (3.75%) DevOps Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Middleware Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) HTML
1 20 (25.00%) JSON
2 19 (23.75%) HTML5
3 18 (22.50%) AngularJS
3 18 (22.50%) CSS
3 18 (22.50%) CSS3
3 18 (22.50%) REST
3 18 (22.50%) SOAP
4 15 (18.75%) LESS
4 15 (18.75%) Node.js
5 6 (7.50%) .NET
6 5 (6.25%) RESTful
6 5 (6.25%) WCF
7 4 (5.00%) Angular 2
7 4 (5.00%) Middleware
7 4 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (3.75%) Gherkin
8 3 (3.75%) WebCenter
9 1 (1.25%) Behat
9 1 (1.25%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (6.25%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (73.75%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.50%) Scrum
3 21 (26.25%) DevOps
4 20 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 17 (21.25%) Front End Development
6 14 (17.50%) Test Automation
7 11 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.25%) BDD
8 9 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (11.25%) Decision-Making
8 9 (11.25%) Software Engineering
8 9 (11.25%) User Stories
9 8 (10.00%) Creative Thinking
9 8 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (8.75%) Data Protection
10 7 (8.75%) Project Management
10 7 (8.75%) TDD
10 7 (8.75%) Time Management
11 6 (7.50%) Microservices
11 6 (7.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.75%) Java
2 6 (7.50%) C#
2 6 (7.50%) SQL
3 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.00%) Python
4 4 (5.00%) Ruby
5 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.50%) Groovy
7 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) Degree
3 3 (3.75%) RHCSA
4 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.25%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.25%) ISEB
5 1 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) QA
2 7 (8.75%) GDPR
3 3 (3.75%) SLA
4 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.25%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (1.25%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) Docker
2 3 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.75%) vSphere
3 1 (1.25%) IAG
3 1 (1.25%) iptables
3 1 (1.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) Ansible
1 7 (8.75%) Puppet
2 6 (7.50%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.00%) Terraform
4 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.50%) Mesos
5 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) Atlassian
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle
3 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) BMC
5 2 (2.50%) Dell
5 2 (2.50%) EMC
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.50%) Tufin
6 1 (1.25%) SAP
6 1 (1.25%) Talend
6 1 (1.25%) TOWER Software