The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 107 98 79
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Contract jobs citing JIRA 11 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.27% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.98% 2.94% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 19
Average daily rate £450 £330 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +7.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.50%
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
184 170 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.74% 9.28% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 85 91
Average daily rate £300 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £491 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +26.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
JIRA
England

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 18 April 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -3 2 £330 - 3
Warwickshire - 1 £300 -
Solihull - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (45.00%) .NET
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) Subversion
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
5 7 (35.00%) Pocket PC
5 7 (35.00%) PDA
5 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (35.00%) WCF
5 7 (35.00%) SQLite
5 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
5 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) Embedded C++
5 7 (35.00%) Windows CE
5 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
5 7 (35.00%) C++
6 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) SAP
7 5 (25.00%) ERP
7 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (25.00%) ISEB
7 5 (25.00%) SAP BI
7 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) Confluence
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (5.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (5.00%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQLite
3 5 (25.00%) SAP BI
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Redis
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Subversion
2 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) NetBeans
5 1 (5.00%) Toad
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (5.00%) FishEye
5 1 (5.00%) TextMate
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Mobile Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) SAP Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SAP HR Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (35.00%) WCF
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) Ajax
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
4 3 (15.00%) CSS3
5 2 (10.00%) Spring
5 2 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) XSLT
5 2 (10.00%) XHTML
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.00%) LAMP
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) Django
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) MooTools
6 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Pocket PC
1 7 (35.00%) PDA
1 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
1 8 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
2 7 (35.00%) Windows CE
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) ERP
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) SEO
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) Embedded C++
3 7 (35.00%) C++
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Scala
5 2 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.00%) PHP5
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.00%) AccuRev
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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