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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 50 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing JIRA 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 1.58% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.82% 15.00% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
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
34 60 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.70% 10.53% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 31
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
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 30 January 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Mobile App
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) C++
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Windows CE
4 5 (45.45%) Embedded C++
4 5 (45.45%) Subversion
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (45.45%) Pocket PC
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Phone
4 5 (45.45%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (45.45%) WCF
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Phone 8
5 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
6 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) PhoneGap
6 3 (27.27%) HTML5
6 3 (27.27%) MVC

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
1 7 (63.64%) Mobile Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
1 5 (45.45%) WCF
2 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) PhoneGap
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Mobile App
2 5 (45.45%) Pocket PC
3 2 (18.18%) User Experience
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows CE
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Mobile
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Phone
1 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Phone 8
2 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) SOA
5 3 (27.27%) OOP
6 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (18.18%) Android Development
6 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
7 1 (9.09%) User Stories
7 1 (9.09%) Use Case
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Management
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Embedded C++
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Sencha
4 1 (9.09%) Talend
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) SAP