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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 47 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 19 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.48% 0.42% 1.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.62% 6.52% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 8
Median daily rate £458 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +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 £38.00 £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -0.62%
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
130 46 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.97% 6.46% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 31 33
Median daily rate £400 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
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 27 September 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) Java
2 20 (60.61%) Jenkins
3 17 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (48.48%) Oracle
4 16 (48.48%) Web Services
5 15 (45.45%) Oracle Database
6 14 (42.42%) Defect Tracking
6 14 (42.42%) UML
6 14 (42.42%) SC Cleared
6 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
6 14 (42.42%) Spring
7 13 (39.39%) HTML
7 13 (39.39%) ClearQuest
8 12 (36.36%) Struts
8 12 (36.36%) OOP
8 12 (36.36%) OO
8 12 (36.36%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (36.36%) Apache CXF
8 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
9 11 (33.33%) Confluence
10 9 (27.27%) XML
10 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
10 9 (27.27%) SQL
10 9 (27.27%) JUnit
10 9 (27.27%) Windows
11 8 (24.24%) Oracle Certification
11 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
11 8 (24.24%) Ant

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 11 (33.33%) Confluence
2 7 (21.21%) WebLogic
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 12 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
3 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
4 6 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.03%) QlikView
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (60.61%) Jenkins
2 13 (39.39%) ClearQuest
3 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 12 (36.36%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (27.27%) JUnit
5 8 (24.24%) Ant
5 8 (24.24%) Artifactory
5 8 (24.24%) Maven
6 7 (21.21%) Eclipse
6 7 (21.21%) Toad
7 5 (15.15%) Protractor
7 5 (15.15%) PVCS
7 5 (15.15%) Selenium
8 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
8 4 (12.12%) Jasmine
8 4 (12.12%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
10 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (12.12%) Portfolio Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Database Developer
6 2 (6.06%) ETL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Integration Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Release and Configuration Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Release Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) Web Services
2 14 (42.42%) Spring
3 13 (39.39%) HTML
4 12 (36.36%) Apache CXF
4 12 (36.36%) Struts
5 9 (27.27%) XML
6 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
7 7 (21.21%) J2EE
7 7 (21.21%) JSP
7 7 (21.21%) Servlets
8 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 5 (15.15%) HTML5
10 4 (12.12%) jQuery
10 4 (12.12%) React
10 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
10 4 (12.12%) Struts2
11 3 (9.09%) Angular 2
11 3 (9.09%) CSS
11 3 (9.09%) REST
11 3 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (42.42%) Defect Tracking
3 14 (42.42%) UML
4 12 (36.36%) OO
4 12 (36.36%) OOP
5 8 (24.24%) ITIL
6 7 (21.21%) ETL
7 6 (18.18%) ITSM
7 6 (18.18%) Service Management
8 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Front End Development
8 5 (15.15%) MVC
8 5 (15.15%) Workflow
9 4 (12.12%) TDD
9 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
9 4 (12.12%) Web Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 3 (9.09%) Data Architecture
10 3 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
2 9 (27.27%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) C++
3 7 (21.21%) VB
4 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.12%) C
6 3 (9.09%) R
7 2 (6.06%) XQuery
8 1 (3.03%) C#
8 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) SC Cleared
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) OCPJP
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (18.18%) Degree
4 4 (12.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.06%) TickIT
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Google
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft