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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 105 97 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Contract jobs citing JIRA 13 6 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.30% 1.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.40% 3.45% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £330 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £328
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
203 174 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.29% 8.74% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 99 102
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 9
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.70 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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
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 30 July 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
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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 - 7 £350 - 3
Staffordshire +1 1 £330 +0.76% 2
Warwickshire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 7 (29.17%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) ISEB
2 7 (29.17%) Scrum
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
3 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.83%) SAP
4 5 (20.83%) HTML
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) ERP
4 5 (20.83%) SOA
4 5 (20.83%) SAP BI
4 5 (20.83%) Android
4 5 (20.83%) jQuery
4 5 (20.83%) Ajax
4 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
4 5 (20.83%) HTML5
4 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
5 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (16.67%) Degree

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (12.50%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP HR
2 1 (4.17%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.17%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.17%) SAP PM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SAP BI
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) PhoneGap
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Ant
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) SAP Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) SAP Test Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Mobile Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (8.33%) SAP HR Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) jQuery
2 5 (20.83%) Ajax
2 5 (20.83%) HTML5
3 4 (16.67%) XML
3 4 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.50%) XSLT
4 3 (12.50%) XHTML
4 3 (12.50%) WCF
4 3 (12.50%) CSS3
5 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.33%) Spring
6 1 (4.17%) JSON
6 1 (4.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.50%) Pocket PC
2 3 (12.50%) WURFL
3 2 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Android
2 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
3 3 (12.50%) Windows CE
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Phone
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Phone 8
3 3 (12.50%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Scrum
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
2 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.83%) ERP
3 5 (20.83%) SOA
3 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.50%) SEO
4 3 (12.50%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) Document Management
4 3 (12.50%) Use Case
4 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
1 7 (29.17%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) C++
3 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded C++
4 2 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ISEB
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) SAP
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) AccuRev
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.17%) Cognos
4 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.17%) Sencha
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