The first table below looks at the demand for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Birmingham region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 52 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% - 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.94% - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
67 62 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.33% 10.02% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 14
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
JIRA
West Midlands

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA.

1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Mobile
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Phone
3 4 (36.36%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Phone 8
3 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) Windows CE
3 4 (36.36%) Subversion
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++
3 4 (36.36%) Pocket PC
3 4 (36.36%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Ajax
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SAP BI
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) PhoneGap
2 2 (18.18%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (18.18%) SAP HR Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
5 2 (18.18%) SAP Test Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) WCF
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Ajax
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) XHTML
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) XSLT
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (36.36%) Pocket PC
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Mobile
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Phone
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Phone 8
2 4 (36.36%) Windows CE
3 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
3 3 (27.27%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (18.18%) Android Development
5 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Use Case
6 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Sencha
3 1 (9.09%) AccuRev
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
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