The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 98 103 102
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 17 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.60% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.26% 7.25% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.10 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -22.00%
JIRA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
234 207 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.63% 8.26% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 124 103
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 9
Average hourly rate £31.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the West Midlands region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the West Midlands region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 6 £350 - 1
Shropshire -2 3 £450 +12.50% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £275 - 2
Coventry +3 1 £300 -16.66%
Staffordshire -8 1 £275 -16.66% 2
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 43 (86.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) Confluence
3 18 (36.00%) Java
4 16 (32.00%) HTML
5 15 (30.00%) CSS
5 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
6 14 (28.00%) Test Strategy
7 12 (24.00%) XML
8 11 (22.00%) Subversion
8 11 (22.00%) Scrum
8 11 (22.00%) JSON
8 11 (22.00%) HTML5
9 10 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (20.00%) SQL
9 10 (20.00%) OO
9 10 (20.00%) Adobe
10 9 (18.00%) Data Mining
10 9 (18.00%) Web Design
10 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
11 8 (16.00%) HBase
11 8 (16.00%) Open Source
11 8 (16.00%) Hadoop
11 8 (16.00%) Python
11 8 (16.00%) XSD
12 7 (14.00%) Docker
13 6 (12.00%) Project Management
13 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (10.00%) jQuery
14 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 21 (42.00%) Confluence
2 10 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.00%) Apache
4 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.00%) Documentum
5 1 (2.00%) Captiva
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.00%) MS Project
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) Simulink
2 2 (4.00%) Stateflow
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.00%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Skype
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) Data Mining
2 8 (16.00%) Hadoop
2 8 (16.00%) HBase
3 4 (8.00%) Big Data
3 4 (8.00%) MySQL
4 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.00%) Subversion
3 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.00%) Hudson
5 2 (4.00%) ClearQuest
5 2 (4.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.00%) Toad
6 1 (2.00%) Ant
6 1 (2.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.00%) Maven
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.00%) Selenium
6 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.00%) InstallShield
6 1 (2.00%) Mockito
6 1 (2.00%) FishEye
6 1 (2.00%) Spock
General
1 3 (6.00%) Automotive
2 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 5 (10.00%) Tester
4 5 (10.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Architect
5 4 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Designer
6 3 (6.00%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (4.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) HTML
2 15 (30.00%) CSS
3 12 (24.00%) XML
4 11 (22.00%) JSON
4 11 (22.00%) HTML5
5 8 (16.00%) XSD
6 5 (10.00%) jQuery
6 5 (10.00%) Ajax
7 4 (8.00%) XHTML
7 4 (8.00%) J2EE
8 2 (4.00%) Core Animation
8 2 (4.00%) Cocoa
8 2 (4.00%) Cocoa Touch
9 1 (2.00%) Play Framework
9 1 (2.00%) REST
9 1 (2.00%) Spring
9 1 (2.00%) Web Services
9 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.00%) Animation
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) Wiki
2 2 (4.00%) iPhone
2 2 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (86.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) Test Strategy
3 11 (22.00%) Scrum
4 10 (20.00%) OO
5 9 (18.00%) Web Design
6 8 (16.00%) Open Source
7 6 (12.00%) Project Management
7 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (10.00%) SDLC
9 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.00%) Change Management
10 3 (6.00%) Regression Testing
10 3 (6.00%) CRM
10 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
10 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
10 3 (6.00%) Multithreading
10 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.00%) SQL
4 8 (16.00%) Python
5 4 (8.00%) PHP
5 4 (8.00%) C
5 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.00%) C#
6 3 (6.00%) C++
6 3 (6.00%) VC++
7 2 (4.00%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.00%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Adobe
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) BEA
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) MathWorks
4 2 (4.00%) Perforce
4 2 (4.00%) Pega
5 1 (2.00%) hybris
5 1 (2.00%) Endeca
5 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.00%) webMethods
5 1 (2.00%) HP
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