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 11 December 2016 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 52 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 13 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.85% 0.76% -
As % of the Development Applications category 9.63% 8.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £350 £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £32.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+35.15% -28.88%
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
135 58 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.18% 8.80% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 35 21
Median daily rate £375 £350 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 11 December 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (42.86%) Java
3 12 (42.86%) Confluence
4 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
4 10 (35.71%) Spring
4 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (35.71%) HTML
5 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 8 (28.57%) Selenium
6 8 (28.57%) MVC
6 8 (28.57%) Struts
6 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 7 (25.00%) Web Services
8 6 (21.43%) XML
8 6 (21.43%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle
8 6 (21.43%) Protractor
8 6 (21.43%) Front End Development
9 5 (17.86%) React
9 5 (17.86%) REST
9 5 (17.86%) Jasmine
9 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
9 5 (17.86%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (17.86%) TDD
9 5 (17.86%) jQuery
9 5 (17.86%) Spring MVC

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 12 (42.86%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 8 (28.57%) Selenium
4 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (21.43%) Protractor
6 5 (17.86%) Jasmine
6 5 (17.86%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
7 4 (14.29%) JUnit
8 3 (10.71%) Ant
8 3 (10.71%) Artifactory
8 3 (10.71%) ClearQuest
8 3 (10.71%) Maven
8 3 (10.71%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
9 2 (7.14%) Hudson
9 2 (7.14%) PhantomJS
9 2 (7.14%) Toad
10 1 (3.57%) JMeter
10 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (14.29%) Portfolio Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Angular Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Integration Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Developer in Test
6 1 (3.57%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 1 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) QA Manual Tester
6 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
1 10 (35.71%) Spring
2 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 8 (28.57%) Struts
3 7 (25.00%) Web Services
4 6 (21.43%) XML
5 5 (17.86%) HTML5
5 5 (17.86%) jQuery
5 5 (17.86%) React
5 5 (17.86%) REST
5 5 (17.86%) Spring MVC
5 5 (17.86%) Struts2
6 4 (14.29%) .NET
6 4 (14.29%) Angular 2
6 4 (14.29%) CSS
7 3 (10.71%) Apache CXF
7 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
7 3 (10.71%) SOAP
8 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
8 2 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (28.57%) MVC
4 6 (21.43%) Front End Development
5 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) Web Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 3 (10.71%) BDD
7 3 (10.71%) OO
7 3 (10.71%) OOP
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) UML
8 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.14%) Validation
8 2 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.71%) C#
5 3 (10.71%) C++
5 3 (10.71%) VB
6 2 (7.14%) XQuery
7 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) OCPJP
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Zenoss
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) CA
3 1 (3.57%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) IBM