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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 56 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing JIRA 13 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.70% 0.24% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.48% 2.38% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
Median daily rate £455 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +7.18%
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
84 84 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.98% 10.28% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 67 53
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 24 May 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle Database
2 10 (52.63%) ClearQuest
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 10 (52.63%) PVCS
2 10 (52.63%) Defect Tracking
3 9 (47.37%) UML
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
5 7 (36.84%) Apache CXF
5 7 (36.84%) OOP
5 7 (36.84%) OO
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (36.84%) Web Services
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) Sun Certification
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
6 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) Unix
7 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
7 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
7 5 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse

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 4 (21.05%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) Confluence
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle Database
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
4 5 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle OWB
4 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
5 3 (15.79%) MySQL
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (5.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) ClearQuest
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
1 10 (52.63%) PVCS
2 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (26.32%) Toad
5 3 (15.79%) Ant
5 3 (15.79%) Artifactory
5 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
5 3 (15.79%) JUnit
5 3 (15.79%) Maven
6 2 (10.53%) Bugzilla
6 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.53%) RSpec
6 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Business Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Business Objects Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Release and Configuration Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Release Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead UX Designer
6 1 (5.26%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Apache CXF
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
3 3 (15.79%) J2EE
3 3 (15.79%) JSP
3 3 (15.79%) Servlets
3 3 (15.79%) Spring
3 3 (15.79%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
4 2 (10.53%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) OC4J
4 2 (10.53%) Phusion Passenger
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.26%) Ajax
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Defect Tracking
3 9 (47.37%) UML
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (36.84%) OO
5 7 (36.84%) OOP
6 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
6 5 (26.32%) ETL
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) Workflow
8 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
8 3 (15.79%) Scrum
8 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 2 (10.53%) Analytics
9 2 (10.53%) ITSM
9 2 (10.53%) Service Management
9 2 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (10.53%) V-Model
10 1 (5.26%) Ticket Management
10 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) C
4 3 (15.79%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) R
4 3 (15.79%) VB
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) ActionScript
6 1 (5.26%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (5.26%) Clojure
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) Scala
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Sun Certification
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
1 2 (10.53%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Google
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