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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 55 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 4 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.54% 1.82% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.41% 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
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
54 63 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.33% 8.20% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 45
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £418 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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 4 September 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Ajax
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) GitHub
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) XHTML
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Wiki
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Toad
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) JUnit

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Mockito
1 1 (12.50%) FishEye
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Spock
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) Ajax
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) XHTML
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) hybris
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle