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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 55 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 15 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.98% 0.82% 1.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.03% 10.71% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 7
Median daily rate £465 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +25.00%
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
136 56 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.94% 7.61% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 37 35
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 28 August 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (62.50%) Oracle
2 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (59.38%) Oracle Database
2 19 (59.38%) Defect Tracking
3 18 (56.25%) Jenkins
3 18 (56.25%) ClearQuest
4 17 (53.13%) Java
4 17 (53.13%) Web Services
4 17 (53.13%) UML
5 15 (46.88%) OOP
5 15 (46.88%) OO
5 15 (46.88%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
5 15 (46.88%) Apache CXF
6 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
6 14 (43.75%) Windows
6 14 (43.75%) Oracle Forms
6 14 (43.75%) PL/SQL
6 14 (43.75%) SQL
7 12 (37.50%) HTML
7 12 (37.50%) Toad
7 12 (37.50%) RDBMS
7 12 (37.50%) Spring
7 12 (37.50%) Relational Database
8 11 (34.38%) Artifactory
8 11 (34.38%) Oracle OWB
8 11 (34.38%) Hibernate
8 11 (34.38%) Maven
8 11 (34.38%) BusinessObjects

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 10 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 7 (21.88%) Confluence
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle Database
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (37.50%) RDBMS
3 12 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 11 (34.38%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (34.38%) Oracle OWB
5 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (3.13%) QlikView
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) ClearQuest
1 18 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 14 (43.75%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (37.50%) Toad
4 11 (34.38%) Ant
4 11 (34.38%) Artifactory
4 11 (34.38%) JUnit
4 11 (34.38%) Maven
5 10 (31.25%) Eclipse
5 10 (31.25%) PVCS
6 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (3.13%) Grunt
8 1 (3.13%) gulp
8 1 (3.13%) Protractor
8 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Developer
5 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Portfolio Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
6 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Business Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Business Objects Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Database Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Designer
7 2 (6.25%) ETL Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle ETL Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Release and Configuration Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Release Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) Web Services
2 15 (46.88%) Apache CXF
3 12 (37.50%) HTML
3 12 (37.50%) Spring
4 11 (34.38%) Hibernate
4 11 (34.38%) XML
5 10 (31.25%) J2EE
5 10 (31.25%) JSP
5 10 (31.25%) Servlets
6 8 (25.00%) Struts
7 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.25%) CSS
7 2 (6.25%) CSS3
7 2 (6.25%) OC4J
8 1 (3.13%) JDBC
8 1 (3.13%) JMS
8 1 (3.13%) LESS
8 1 (3.13%) Sass
8 1 (3.13%) SOAP
8 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (59.38%) Continuous Integration
1 19 (59.38%) Defect Tracking
2 17 (53.13%) UML
3 15 (46.88%) OO
3 15 (46.88%) OOP
4 10 (31.25%) ITIL
5 8 (25.00%) ITSM
5 8 (25.00%) Service Management
6 7 (21.88%) ETL
7 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Workflow
8 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.38%) Data Architecture
9 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (9.38%) User Stories
10 2 (6.25%) Scrum
10 2 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (6.25%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) PL/SQL
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) C++
3 10 (31.25%) VB
4 4 (12.50%) C
5 3 (9.38%) R
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (25.00%) OCPJP
5 7 (21.88%) Sun Certification
6 6 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.25%) TickIT
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft