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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 91 103 99
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 37 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.37% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.81% 5.68% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 6
Average daily rate
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£345 £450 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £288 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.20 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +150.00%
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
234 176 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.63% 7.45% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 96 87
Average daily rate £338 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £390 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 22
Average hourly rate £31.47 £32.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% -14.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Shropshire - 22 £463 -
Warwickshire +4 6 £300 -
Coventry +7 3 £300 +5.26%
Birmingham -8 3 £280 -37.77%
Staffordshire -9 2 £275 - 2
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (60.00%) Java
3 30 (54.55%) Confluence
4 22 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 22 (40.00%) Subversion
5 15 (27.27%) WebLogic
5 15 (27.27%) UNIX
5 15 (27.27%) Windows
5 15 (27.27%) Hudson
6 14 (25.45%) Puppet
6 14 (25.45%) Open Source
6 14 (25.45%) Linux
6 14 (25.45%) Apache
6 14 (25.45%) Tomcat
6 14 (25.45%) J2EE
6 14 (25.45%) Oracle
6 14 (25.45%) BEA
6 14 (25.45%) Maven
7 13 (23.64%) JSON
7 13 (23.64%) Scrum
7 13 (23.64%) JBoss
7 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
8 12 (21.82%) Oracle Database
8 12 (21.82%) Infrastructure Management
8 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (21.82%) Solaris
9 11 (20.00%) AIX
9 11 (20.00%) XML
9 11 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (54.55%) Confluence
2 15 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 14 (25.45%) Apache
3 14 (25.45%) Tomcat
4 13 (23.64%) JBoss
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Project
2 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.64%) TargetLink
3 2 (3.64%) Simulink
3 2 (3.64%) Stateflow
3 2 (3.64%) MS Office
4 1 (1.82%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Firewall
1 3 (5.45%) Skype
2 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) Oracle Database
2 9 (16.36%) Hadoop
2 9 (16.36%) HBase
2 9 (16.36%) Data Mining
3 4 (7.27%) Big Data
4 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (40.00%) Subversion
1 22 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (27.27%) Hudson
3 14 (25.45%) Maven
4 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.45%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.64%) Selenium
6 2 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (3.64%) ClearQuest
6 2 (3.64%) FishEye
7 1 (1.82%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.82%) JMeter
7 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.82%) VectorCAST
7 1 (1.82%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.82%) Ant
7 1 (1.82%) JUnit
General
1 3 (5.45%) Automotive
2 2 (3.64%) Electronics
2 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Architect
2 18 (32.73%) Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Platform Architect
4 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Hadoop Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Designer
6 5 (9.09%) Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Tester
7 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Systems Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Software Tester
9 2 (3.64%) Software Architect
9 2 (3.64%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.64%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (3.64%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) J2EE
2 13 (23.64%) JSON
3 11 (20.00%) XML
3 11 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (18.18%) HTML
5 9 (16.36%) HTML5
5 9 (16.36%) CSS
6 6 (10.91%) XSD
7 2 (3.64%) Web Services
7 2 (3.64%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.82%) Android SDK
8 1 (1.82%) CSS3
8 1 (1.82%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.82%) Spring Integration
8 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.82%) jQuery
8 1 (1.82%) Middleware
8 1 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Open Source
2 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Wiki
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) UNIX
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Linux
3 12 (21.82%) Solaris
4 11 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (20.00%) AIX
5 1 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) Scrum
3 12 (21.82%) Infrastructure Management
4 11 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 10 (18.18%) DevOps
6 9 (16.36%) OO
7 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.73%) Project Management
8 7 (12.73%) Web Design
9 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
10 4 (7.27%) Regression Testing
10 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
11 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.45%) Change Management
11 3 (5.45%) SOA
11 3 (5.45%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 33 (60.00%) Java
2 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.18%) Python
3 9 (16.36%) Perl
4 5 (9.09%) C
4 5 (9.09%) SQL
5 4 (7.27%) C++
6 3 (5.45%) Embedded C
6 3 (5.45%) VC++
6 3 (5.45%) C#
7 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Docker
2 6 (10.91%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) Puppet
2 4 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Oracle
1 14 (25.45%) BEA
2 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
3 8 (14.55%) Adobe
4 3 (5.45%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) MathWorks
5 2 (3.64%) Perforce
5 2 (3.64%) Pega
6 1 (1.82%) Talend
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.82%) Apple
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