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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
England / West Midlands
Rank 81 61 81
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs citing JIRA 41 67 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.73% 2.57% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.65% 17.40% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 14
Median daily rate £423 £360 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.43% -16.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £285 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -37.50%

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
324 385 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.65% 14.75% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 204 103
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.35% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £20.00 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +4 12 £475 +3.26% 4
Birmingham +5 8 £473 +35.00% 2
Staffordshire -1 5 £335 +8.06%
Worcestershire 0 3 £350 -
Coventry -4 2 £398 +2.58%
Herefordshire - 2 £363 -
Solihull - 1 - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 91 (72.80%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (48.00%) Confluence
3 46 (36.80%) Scrum
4 32 (25.60%) Java
5 29 (23.20%) Git (software)
6 25 (20.00%) HTML
7 24 (19.20%) Jenkins
8 22 (17.60%) Selenium
9 21 (16.80%) CSS
9 21 (16.80%) E-Commerce
10 20 (16.00%) JavaScript
10 20 (16.00%) Retail
10 20 (16.00%) HTML5
11 19 (15.20%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (14.40%) Automated Testing
13 17 (13.60%) SQL
13 17 (13.60%) Puppet
13 17 (13.60%) AngularJS
14 16 (12.80%) User Experience
14 16 (12.80%) Spring
14 16 (12.80%) Security Cleared
15 15 (12.00%) SC Cleared
15 15 (12.00%) Python
15 15 (12.00%) Cucumber
16 14 (11.20%) Open Source
16 14 (11.20%) CSS3
16 14 (11.20%) Configuration Management
16 14 (11.20%) Linux
16 14 (11.20%) Oracle
16 14 (11.20%) Amazon AWS

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 60 (48.00%) Confluence
2 6 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.00%) Documentum
3 5 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.60%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.60%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.60%) CMS
4 2 (1.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.80%) JBoss
5 1 (0.80%) Kentico
5 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.60%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.80%) HipChat
3 3 (2.40%) MS Project
4 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.60%) MS Office
4 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.80%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.80%) Simulink
5 1 (0.80%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.80%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.00%) GitHub
4 2 (1.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.80%) Boomi
5 1 (0.80%) G Suite
5 1 (0.80%) Office 365
5 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.80%) HTTP
2 2 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.60%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.80%) 3G
3 1 (0.80%) 4G
3 1 (0.80%) GPRS
3 1 (0.80%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.60%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.40%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.60%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.60%) HBase
5 2 (1.60%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.60%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.80%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.80%) Riak
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (23.20%) Git (software)
2 24 (19.20%) Jenkins
3 22 (17.60%) Selenium
4 15 (12.00%) Cucumber
5 13 (10.40%) Protractor
6 12 (9.60%) Subversion
7 11 (8.80%) Jasmine
8 10 (8.00%) TeamCity
9 9 (7.20%) JUnit
10 7 (5.60%) WebDriver
11 6 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (4.00%) SoapUI
13 4 (3.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (3.20%) SonarQube
13 4 (3.20%) Travis CI
14 3 (2.40%) Ant
14 3 (2.40%) Eclipse
14 3 (2.40%) Maven
14 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (16.00%) Retail
2 9 (7.20%) Finance
3 3 (2.40%) Marketing
4 2 (1.60%) Advertising
4 2 (1.60%) Automotive
4 2 (1.60%) Electronics
5 1 (0.80%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (24.00%) Developer
2 22 (17.60%) Analyst
3 15 (12.00%) Test Analyst
4 13 (10.40%) Designer
4 13 (10.40%) Java Developer
4 13 (10.40%) Senior Designer
5 12 (9.60%) Scrum Master
5 12 (9.60%) Senior UI Designer
5 12 (9.60%) UI Designer
6 11 (8.80%) Agile Scrum Master
7 8 (6.40%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.40%) Test Leader
8 7 (5.60%) Architect
8 7 (5.60%) Tester
9 6 (4.80%) Agile Coach
9 6 (4.80%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) UI Developer
10 5 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Senior UX Designer
10 5 (4.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.00%) HTML
2 21 (16.80%) CSS
3 20 (16.00%) HTML5
4 17 (13.60%) AngularJS
5 16 (12.80%) Spring
6 14 (11.20%) CSS3
7 13 (10.40%) RESTful
8 12 (9.60%) REST
9 10 (8.00%) JSON
9 10 (8.00%) Spring MVC
10 9 (7.20%) Node.js
10 9 (7.20%) XML
11 7 (5.60%) Highcharts JS
11 7 (5.60%) Play Framework
12 6 (4.80%) .NET
12 6 (4.80%) Ajax
12 6 (4.80%) Django
12 6 (4.80%) React
12 6 (4.80%) Sass
12 6 (4.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) User Experience
2 3 (2.40%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.60%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.80%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (0.80%) iPad
4 1 (0.80%) Social Media
4 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.20%) Linux
2 9 (7.20%) Windows
3 7 (5.60%) Unix
4 5 (4.00%) CentOS
5 2 (1.60%) AIX
5 2 (1.60%) Android
5 2 (1.60%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (72.80%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (36.80%) Scrum
3 21 (16.80%) E-Commerce
4 19 (15.20%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (14.40%) Automated Testing
6 14 (11.20%) Configuration Management
6 14 (11.20%) Open Source
7 13 (10.40%) TDD
8 12 (9.60%) BDD
8 12 (9.60%) DevOps
8 12 (9.60%) MVC
8 12 (9.60%) Test Scripting
9 11 (8.80%) Defect Management
9 11 (8.80%) Kanban
9 11 (8.80%) Regression Testing
9 11 (8.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (8.00%) User Stories
11 9 (7.20%) Analytics
11 9 (7.20%) Performance Testing
12 8 (6.40%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.60%) Java
2 20 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (13.60%) SQL
4 15 (12.00%) Python
5 13 (10.40%) Ruby
6 10 (8.00%) Scala
7 7 (5.60%) C#
8 6 (4.80%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.80%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.40%) C
9 3 (2.40%) Groovy
10 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.60%) R
10 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.60%) XQuery
11 1 (0.80%) C++
11 1 (0.80%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.80%) Pascal
11 1 (0.80%) Perl
11 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (12.80%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.20%) ISEB
3 9 (7.20%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.40%) Degree
5 2 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.80%) ISO26262
2 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.80%) Docker
1 6 (4.80%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.60%) HDFS
3 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (13.60%) Puppet
2 12 (9.60%) Terraform
3 6 (4.80%) Ansible
4 5 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.60%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.80%) Grafana
Vendors
1 14 (11.20%) Oracle
2 12 (9.60%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.80%) Google
4 5 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 5 (4.00%) Pega
5 3 (2.40%) Informatica
5 3 (2.40%) Remedy
5 3 (2.40%) webMethods
6 2 (1.60%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.80%) BEA
7 1 (0.80%) CA
7 1 (0.80%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.80%) Coverity
7 1 (0.80%) Dell
7 1 (0.80%) HP
7 1 (0.80%) IBM
7 1 (0.80%) Splunk
7 1 (0.80%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.80%) WSO2
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