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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank - 46 47
Contract jobs citing JIRA 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 1.46% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category - 16.67% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
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
29 54 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.48% 8.75% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 34
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £444 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Mobile App
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Phone
3 8 (61.54%) Mobile Application Development
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 8
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Phone 8
3 8 (61.54%) Subversion
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Mobile
3 8 (61.54%) Pocket PC
3 8 (61.54%) WCF
3 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Embedded C++
3 8 (61.54%) Windows CE
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) C++
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) OOP
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) Ant
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) SOA
4 4 (30.77%) Ajax
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) Android

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Subversion
1 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
2 4 (30.77%) Ant
2 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) Mobile Developer
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Applications Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Architect
6 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
6 2 (15.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
7 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Android Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (7.69%) Implementation Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) Implementation Project Manager
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) WCF
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) Ajax
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
2 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
2 4 (30.77%) PhoneGap
3 3 (23.08%) JSON
3 3 (23.08%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Mobile App
2 8 (61.54%) Pocket PC
3 4 (30.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Phone
1 8 (61.54%) Windows 8
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Phone 8
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Mobile
1 8 (61.54%) Windows CE
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Android
2 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Mobile Application Development
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) OOP
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (30.77%) Android Development
3 4 (30.77%) iOS Development
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Embedded C++
1 8 (61.54%) C#
1 8 (61.54%) C++
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Java
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Sencha
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle