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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 86 105 96
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing JIRA 30 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.31% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.31% 4.00% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 4
Average daily rate
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£438 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £313 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £180.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-77.77% +958.82%
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
196 175 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.55% 8.02% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 105 94
Average daily rate £375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £373 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 20
Average hourly rate £30.82 £37.80 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% +1.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £32.00 £31.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 - 16 £463 - 2
Birmingham -1 5 £280 -13.84%
Warwickshire - 4 £263 - 3
Coventry - 3 £413 - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 4
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 27 (67.50%) Java
2 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (50.00%) Confluence
4 19 (47.50%) Jenkins
5 16 (40.00%) Subversion
6 14 (35.00%) Maven
6 14 (35.00%) Scrum
6 14 (35.00%) Oracle
6 14 (35.00%) Linux
6 14 (35.00%) Open Source
7 13 (32.50%) JBoss
8 12 (30.00%) Solaris
8 12 (30.00%) UNIX
8 12 (30.00%) Windows
8 12 (30.00%) WebLogic
8 12 (30.00%) Hudson
8 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database
8 12 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (27.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 11 (27.50%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (27.50%) Puppet
9 11 (27.50%) AIX
9 11 (27.50%) J2EE
9 11 (27.50%) Apache
9 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
9 11 (27.50%) BEA
10 10 (25.00%) Python
10 10 (25.00%) JSON
10 10 (25.00%) DevOps

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 20 (50.00%) Confluence
2 13 (32.50%) JBoss
3 12 (30.00%) WebLogic
4 11 (27.50%) Apache
4 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Project
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.00%) Simulink
3 2 (5.00%) Stateflow
3 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) TargetLink
4 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.50%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (22.50%) Hadoop
2 9 (22.50%) HBase
3 6 (15.00%) Data Mining
4 4 (10.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Jenkins
2 16 (40.00%) Subversion
3 14 (35.00%) Maven
4 12 (30.00%) Hudson
5 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (7.50%) ClearCase
7 2 (5.00%) Selenium
7 2 (5.00%) ClearQuest
7 2 (5.00%) FishEye
7 2 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.50%) VectorCAST
8 1 (2.50%) Zephyr
8 1 (2.50%) Ant
8 1 (2.50%) JUnit
8 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.50%) JMeter
General
1 3 (7.50%) Automotive
2 2 (5.00%) Electronics
2 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Billing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Architect
2 9 (22.50%) Platform Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Hadoop Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Tester
6 3 (7.50%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Designer
8 1 (2.50%) UX Designer
8 1 (2.50%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Performance Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Graduate
8 1 (2.50%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) RabbitMQ
1 11 (27.50%) J2EE
2 10 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) CSS
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) Spring Integration
4 1 (2.50%) CSS3
4 1 (2.50%) PhoneGap
4 1 (2.50%) Android SDK
4 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) Middleware
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Open Source
2 12 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) EPoS
4 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 12 (30.00%) Solaris
2 12 (30.00%) UNIX
2 12 (30.00%) Windows
3 11 (27.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 11 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (27.50%) AIX
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Scrum
3 10 (25.00%) DevOps
4 9 (22.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (17.50%) Project Management
6 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.50%) SOA
9 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.50%) Manual Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.50%) Change Management
10 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Migration
10 2 (5.00%) TDD
10 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) Python
3 9 (22.50%) Perl
4 3 (7.50%) Embedded C
5 2 (5.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (5.00%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) C
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) VCP4
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Docker
2 6 (15.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) Puppet
2 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle
2 11 (27.50%) BEA
3 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.50%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Perforce
5 2 (5.00%) MathWorks
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Pega
6 1 (2.50%) Talend
6 1 (2.50%) Apple
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