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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 51 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.23% 0.93% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.00% 9.52% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Median daily rate £473 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -40.62%

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
100 63 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.31% 9.80% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 40 28
Median daily rate £425 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £155 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £431 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.02%

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 24 February 2017.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) HTML
3 10 (41.67%) Selenium
4 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 9 (37.50%) Java
5 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 7 (29.17%) Spring
6 7 (29.17%) MVC
6 7 (29.17%) Confluence
6 7 (29.17%) Cucumber
7 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (25.00%) CSS
8 5 (20.83%) SQL
8 5 (20.83%) .NET
8 5 (20.83%) Struts
8 5 (20.83%) Scrum
8 5 (20.83%) TDD
8 5 (20.83%) Struts2
8 5 (20.83%) jQuery
8 5 (20.83%) Spring MVC
8 5 (20.83%) Web Testing
8 5 (20.83%) HTML5
8 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
8 5 (20.83%) REST
8 5 (20.83%) Jasmine
8 5 (20.83%) Front End Development
8 5 (20.83%) Protractor
8 5 (20.83%) Karma Test Runner

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 7 (29.17%) Confluence
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Selenium
2 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 7 (29.17%) Cucumber
4 5 (20.83%) Jasmine
4 5 (20.83%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (20.83%) Protractor
4 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.33%) Hudson
5 2 (8.33%) PhantomJS
5 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.33%) YouTrack
6 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
6 1 (4.17%) JMeter
6 1 (4.17%) JUnit
6 1 (4.17%) Subversion
6 1 (4.17%) VersionOne
6 1 (4.17%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Scrum Master
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum Master
3 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Angular Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (4.17%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 7 (29.17%) Spring
4 6 (25.00%) CSS
5 5 (20.83%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) HTML5
5 5 (20.83%) jQuery
5 5 (20.83%) React
5 5 (20.83%) REST
5 5 (20.83%) Spring MVC
5 5 (20.83%) Struts
5 5 (20.83%) Struts2
6 4 (16.67%) Angular 2
6 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (12.50%) SOAP
8 2 (8.33%) JDBC
8 2 (8.33%) JMS
8 2 (8.33%) XML Schema
8 2 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) MVC
3 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) Front End Development
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) Web Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 3 (12.50%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Logistics
7 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (37.50%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (8.33%) Zenoss
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.17%) CA
3 1 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) IBM