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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 51 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 6 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.88% 0.66% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.89% 10.53% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Average daily rate £350 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
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
76 38 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.21% 6.28% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 24 35
Average daily rate £325 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 12 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) RSpec
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Capistrano
3 2 (28.57%) Phusion Passenger
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Secure Coding
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) GitHub
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) RSpec
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) Phusion Passenger
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Secure Coding
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (14.29%) Clojure
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
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