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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 54 90 105
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +15
Contract jobs citing JIRA 101 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.12% 1.20% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.05% 12.93% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 8 10
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £398 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.10 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +25.00%
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
458 232 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.15% 9.31% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 136 113
Median daily rate £425 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £150 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 17
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -17.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £17.80 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 39 £400 -11.11% 1
Birmingham -3 15 £465 +24.00% 6
Coventry -6 15 £400 +33.33% 1
Staffordshire +13 13 £331 +20.45% 2
Solihull - 1 £390 -
Herefordshire - 1 £400 -
Worcestershire - 1 £375 -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 134 (65.69%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (53.92%) Confluence
3 92 (45.10%) Oracle
4 82 (40.20%) Java
5 77 (37.75%) SQL
6 69 (33.82%) Git (software)
7 61 (29.90%) ClearQuest
8 51 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 49 (24.02%) Unix
10 47 (23.04%) Scrum
10 47 (23.04%) Security Cleared
11 46 (22.55%) SC Cleared
12 44 (21.57%) Maven
12 44 (21.57%) Puppet
13 42 (20.59%) Spring
14 41 (20.10%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (20.10%) Windows
15 40 (19.61%) PL/SQL
15 40 (19.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 37 (18.14%) Web Services
17 35 (17.16%) PVCS
18 33 (16.18%) Linux
18 33 (16.18%) Oracle OWB
19 32 (15.69%) Software Engineering
19 32 (15.69%) Waterfall
20 31 (15.20%) Defect Tracking
20 31 (15.20%) BusinessObjects
21 30 (14.71%) UML
22 29 (14.22%) Configuration Management
22 29 (14.22%) Sonatype Nexus

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
1 110 (53.92%) Confluence
2 16 (7.84%) WebLogic
3 11 (5.39%) Apache
4 8 (3.92%) IIS
4 8 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.47%) Documentum
6 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.49%) CMS
7 1 (0.49%) JBoss
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.41%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.41%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.45%) MS Project
4 4 (1.96%) MS Office
5 3 (1.47%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.98%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.98%) Simulink
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.49%) HipChat
7 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.92%) SSL
2 5 (2.45%) Network Security
3 2 (0.98%) Firewall
3 2 (0.98%) Intranet
4 1 (0.49%) 3G
4 1 (0.49%) 4G
4 1 (0.49%) DNS
4 1 (0.49%) GPRS
4 1 (0.49%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.49%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.49%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.49%) SSH
4 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.18%) Oracle OWB
2 31 (15.20%) BusinessObjects
3 28 (13.73%) Oracle Database
4 24 (11.76%) MongoDB
5 22 (10.78%) Hadoop
5 22 (10.78%) Oracle Reports
6 21 (10.29%) Pentaho
7 19 (9.31%) Relational Database
8 17 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (8.33%) RDBMS
9 12 (5.88%) Big Data
10 11 (5.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (5.39%) SQL Server
11 10 (4.90%) MySQL
12 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.98%) Redis
14 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 69 (33.82%) Git (software)
2 61 (29.90%) ClearQuest
3 51 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 44 (21.57%) Maven
5 40 (19.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 35 (17.16%) PVCS
7 29 (14.22%) Sonatype Nexus
8 25 (12.25%) JIRA Agile
9 24 (11.76%) FishEye
10 22 (10.78%) Bitbucket
11 21 (10.29%) Oracle Forms
12 20 (9.80%) Ant
13 18 (8.82%) JUnit
13 18 (8.82%) Subversion
14 17 (8.33%) ClearCase
14 17 (8.33%) Toad
15 16 (7.84%) Artifactory
15 16 (7.84%) GitLab
16 14 (6.86%) Eclipse
17 9 (4.41%) GoCD
General
1 13 (6.37%) Finance
2 10 (4.90%) Retail
3 2 (0.98%) Automotive
4 1 (0.49%) Back Office
4 1 (0.49%) Banking
4 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (24.02%) Developer
2 31 (15.20%) Analyst
2 31 (15.20%) Architect
3 25 (12.25%) Java Architect
4 24 (11.76%) Software Architect
5 22 (10.78%) Java Software Architect
6 21 (10.29%) Test Analyst
7 17 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 16 (7.84%) Support Engineer
9 14 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (6.86%) Infrastructure Support
9 14 (6.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 14 (6.86%) Lead Developer
10 13 (6.37%) Designer
10 13 (6.37%) Oracle Developer
10 13 (6.37%) Senior Architect
11 11 (5.39%) Project Manager
11 11 (5.39%) Senior Designer
12 10 (4.90%) Agile Test Analyst
13 9 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (20.59%) Spring
2 37 (18.14%) Web Services
3 27 (13.24%) RabbitMQ
4 26 (12.75%) XML
5 25 (12.25%) J2EE
6 24 (11.76%) Apache CXF
6 24 (11.76%) Spring Boot
7 22 (10.78%) HTML
8 15 (7.35%) Hibernate
9 14 (6.86%) CSS
9 14 (6.86%) JSP
9 14 (6.86%) Servlets
10 10 (4.90%) Struts
11 9 (4.41%) ELK Stack
12 8 (3.92%) Hystrix
12 8 (3.92%) jQuery
12 8 (3.92%) Swagger
12 8 (3.92%) WireMock
13 6 (2.94%) RESTful
14 5 (2.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.88%) User Experience
2 8 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.43%) CMDB
3 7 (3.43%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.45%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.49%) NHS
7 1 (0.49%) PMI
7 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (24.02%) Unix
2 41 (20.10%) Windows
3 33 (16.18%) Linux
4 4 (1.96%) Android
4 4 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.98%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.49%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (65.69%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (23.04%) Scrum
3 41 (20.10%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (15.69%) Software Engineering
4 32 (15.69%) Waterfall
5 31 (15.20%) Defect Tracking
6 30 (14.71%) UML
7 29 (14.22%) Configuration Management
8 27 (13.24%) OO
9 26 (12.75%) OOP
10 24 (11.76%) Software Architecture
11 19 (9.31%) Automated Testing
11 19 (9.31%) ITIL
12 18 (8.82%) Mentoring
12 18 (8.82%) Project Planning
12 18 (8.82%) RUP
13 16 (7.84%) Analytics
14 14 (6.86%) Coaching
14 14 (6.86%) Test Scripting
15 13 (6.37%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 82 (40.20%) Java
2 77 (37.75%) SQL
3 40 (19.61%) PL/SQL
4 21 (10.29%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.84%) C
6 13 (6.37%) C++
6 13 (6.37%) VB
7 10 (4.90%) Perl
7 10 (4.90%) PHP
8 8 (3.92%) Python
9 7 (3.43%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.94%) R
11 4 (1.96%) C#
12 3 (1.47%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.49%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 47 (23.04%) Security Cleared
2 46 (22.55%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.86%) Sun Certification
4 12 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
5 11 (5.39%) ISEB
5 11 (5.39%) ISTQB
6 10 (4.90%) Degree
6 10 (4.90%) OCPJP
7 4 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.94%) ISO 9001
1 6 (2.94%) QA
1 6 (2.94%) TickIT
2 5 (2.45%) IEC 61508
3 3 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.49%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (4.90%) Docker
1 10 (4.90%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) Postfix
3 1 (0.49%) Squid
3 1 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 44 (21.57%) Puppet
2 10 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.90%) Terraform
3 8 (3.92%) Grafana
3 8 (3.92%) Graphite
4 1 (0.49%) Ansible
4 1 (0.49%) Consul
4 1 (0.49%) Kibana
4 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.49%) logstash
4 1 (0.49%) Packer
4 1 (0.49%) Rancher
4 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 92 (45.10%) Oracle
2 20 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 16 (7.84%) BMC
4 16 (7.84%) WSO2
5 13 (6.37%) Informatica
6 11 (5.39%) Cloudera
7 8 (3.92%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.94%) VMware
9 5 (2.45%) Rally
10 1 (0.49%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.49%) BEA
10 1 (0.49%) Google
10 1 (0.49%) HP
10 1 (0.49%) Pega
10 1 (0.49%) Sonatype
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6-12 months initial contract
Posted: 5 days ago