The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 51 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.15% 0.81% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.64% 7.46% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £325 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
81 67 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.26% 10.81% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 41 20
Median daily rate £358 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.06 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +8.10%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Birmingham region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Confluence
3 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 9 (36.00%) HTML
5 9 (36.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) Selenium
6 8 (32.00%) MVC
6 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (28.00%) Spring
7 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
8 6 (24.00%) Front End Development
8 6 (24.00%) Protractor
9 5 (20.00%) React
9 5 (20.00%) HTML5
9 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
9 5 (20.00%) Struts2
9 5 (20.00%) Web Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.00%) REST
9 5 (20.00%) Jasmine
9 5 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (20.00%) Spring MVC
9 5 (20.00%) jQuery
9 5 (20.00%) TDD
9 5 (20.00%) CSS
9 5 (20.00%) Struts

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 12 (48.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) Kentico
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (36.00%) Selenium
3 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (24.00%) Protractor
5 5 (20.00%) Jasmine
5 5 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (8.00%) Hudson
6 2 (8.00%) PhantomJS
7 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
7 1 (4.00%) Grunt
7 1 (4.00%) gulp
7 1 (4.00%) JMeter
7 1 (4.00%) JUnit
7 1 (4.00%) Subversion
7 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.00%) YouTrack
7 1 (4.00%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Portfolio Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Angular Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Integration Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 1 (4.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (28.00%) Spring
4 5 (20.00%) CSS
4 5 (20.00%) HTML5
4 5 (20.00%) jQuery
4 5 (20.00%) React
4 5 (20.00%) REST
4 5 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 5 (20.00%) Struts
4 5 (20.00%) Struts2
5 4 (16.00%) .NET
5 4 (16.00%) Angular 2
5 4 (16.00%) Web Services
5 4 (16.00%) XML
6 3 (12.00%) SOAP
7 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
7 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
7 2 (8.00%) Node.js
7 2 (8.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) MVC
3 6 (24.00%) Front End Development
4 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) Web Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (12.00%) BDD
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.00%) Validation
7 2 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Zenoss
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) CA
2 1 (4.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Remedy