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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 55 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 13 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.68% - 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.70% - 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +137.50%
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
66 64 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.55% 9.62% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 43 24
Average daily rate £350 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £360 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

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
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 15 September 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Mobile App
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Mobile
3 9 (56.25%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 8 (50.00%) Windows CE
4 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 8 (50.00%) Web Services
4 8 (50.00%) C++
4 8 (50.00%) Pocket PC
4 8 (50.00%) Subversion
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Phone
4 8 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 8 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 8 (50.00%) WCF
5 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
5 5 (31.25%) HTML5
5 5 (31.25%) Android
5 5 (31.25%) Ajax
5 5 (31.25%) jQuery
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (31.25%) SOA

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (50.00%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Ant
3 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Mobile Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) WCF
3 5 (31.25%) jQuery
3 5 (31.25%) HTML5
3 5 (31.25%) Ajax
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) XML
4 4 (25.00%) PhoneGap
4 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (18.75%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
6 1 (6.25%) XSLT
6 1 (6.25%) XHTML
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Mobile App
2 8 (50.00%) Pocket PC
3 4 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (6.25%) WURFL
4 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Mobile
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Phone
3 5 (31.25%) Android
3 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (31.25%) SOA
5 4 (25.00%) OOP
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Android Development
5 4 (25.00%) iOS Development
5 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) Use Case
7 2 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) User Stories
8 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
8 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) Embedded C++
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Sencha
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos
4 1 (6.25%) AccuRev