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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 52 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.66% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.03% 9.76% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.92% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.62%
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
33 41 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.95% 6.73% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 31
Average daily rate £400 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
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 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 27 November 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Mobile App
3 9 (64.29%) Scrum
4 8 (57.14%) Subversion
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Mobile
4 8 (57.14%) Pocket PC
4 8 (57.14%) WCF
4 8 (57.14%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) Embedded C++
4 8 (57.14%) Windows CE
4 8 (57.14%) C#
4 8 (57.14%) C++
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) .NET
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Phone
4 8 (57.14%) Mobile Application Development
4 8 (57.14%) Windows 8
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Phone 8
5 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 4 (28.57%) PhoneGap
5 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (28.57%) Android Development
5 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 4 (28.57%) User Experience

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 2 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Subversion
1 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (28.57%) Ant
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Mobile Developer
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Applications Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Architect
6 2 (14.29%) Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Architect
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Implementation Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Implementation Project Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) WCF
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 4 (28.57%) PhoneGap
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) HTML5
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
2 4 (28.57%) Ajax
3 3 (21.43%) JSON
3 3 (21.43%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Mobile App
2 8 (57.14%) Pocket PC
3 4 (28.57%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Mobile
1 8 (57.14%) Windows CE
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Phone
1 8 (57.14%) Windows 8
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Phone 8
2 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 4 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (28.57%) Android Development
4 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) OOP
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Use Case
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Embedded C++
1 8 (57.14%) C#
1 8 (57.14%) C++
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Sencha
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos