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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 51 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 12 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.62% - 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.34% - 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +137.50%
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
59 68 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.94% 10.07% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 47 18
Average daily rate £350 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £213 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 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 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Mobile App
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Mobile
3 9 (56.25%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) Windows CE
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 8 (50.00%) Web Services
4 8 (50.00%) C++
4 8 (50.00%) Pocket PC
4 8 (50.00%) Subversion
4 8 (50.00%) WCF
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Phone
4 8 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 8 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
5 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (25.00%) Android
5 4 (25.00%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) Ajax
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) SOA

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SAP BI
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) Ant
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (6.25%) Games
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Mobile Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
5 2 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SAP HR Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) SAP Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) WCF
3 4 (25.00%) HTML5
3 4 (25.00%) jQuery
3 4 (25.00%) Ajax
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) PhoneGap
4 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
5 2 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) XHTML
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) XSLT
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 8 (50.00%) Pocket PC
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.25%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Mobile
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) OOP
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (18.75%) Android Development
5 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
6 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) ERP
7 1 (6.25%) ETL
7 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 8 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Sencha
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.25%) AccuRev
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