The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 60 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.36% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 4.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +150.00%
JIRA
West Midlands

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
56 43 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.31% 7.73% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 26
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £220 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +3.10%

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 30 March 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) MS Project
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) EPoS
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Talend