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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 68 89 97
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Contract jobs citing JIRA 57 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.25% 1.02% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.38% 13.02% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 7
Average daily rate £350 £419 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +28.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.20 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +24.03%
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
348 169 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.74% 7.84% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 99 125
Average daily rate £345 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.81% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 27 £460 +5.14%
Warwickshire +14 12 £325 +23.80%
Birmingham -1 6 £350 +25.00% 5
Staffordshire - 6 £310 - 5
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £225 -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 62 (65.26%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (50.53%) Confluence
3 30 (31.58%) Scrum
4 22 (23.16%) Unix
4 22 (23.16%) MS Excel
5 21 (22.11%) SQL
5 21 (22.11%) Test Strategy
6 18 (18.95%) Hadoop
7 17 (17.89%) Informatica
7 17 (17.89%) Configuration Management
8 16 (16.84%) Java
8 16 (16.84%) MS Office
8 16 (16.84%) PVCS
8 16 (16.84%) Git (software)
8 16 (16.84%) Pentaho
8 16 (16.84%) MS PowerPoint
9 15 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 15 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 15 (15.79%) UML
9 15 (15.79%) Subversion
9 15 (15.79%) Software Engineering
10 14 (14.74%) TickIT
10 14 (14.74%) ISO 9001
10 14 (14.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 14 (14.74%) Windows
10 14 (14.74%) ITIL
10 14 (14.74%) High Availability
10 14 (14.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (14.74%) V-Model
11 13 (13.68%) Jenkins

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 48 (50.53%) Confluence
2 8 (8.42%) Apache
3 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.16%) SAS
4 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.05%) Documentum
6 1 (1.05%) IIS
6 1 (1.05%) JBoss
6 1 (1.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 22 (23.16%) MS Excel
2 16 (16.84%) MS Office
2 16 (16.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) GitHub
2 2 (2.11%) Office 365
3 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) Firewall
2 2 (2.11%) DNS
3 1 (1.05%) DSL
3 1 (1.05%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.95%) Hadoop
2 16 (16.84%) Pentaho
3 9 (9.47%) Big Data
4 5 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (5.26%) MS Access
4 5 (5.26%) MySQL
5 3 (3.16%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.16%) HBase
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (16.84%) Git (software)
1 16 (16.84%) PVCS
2 15 (15.79%) Subversion
3 14 (14.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (14.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 13 (13.68%) Jenkins
5 11 (11.58%) Selenium
6 9 (9.47%) FishEye
6 9 (9.47%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (8.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (8.42%) ClearCase
7 8 (8.42%) ClearQuest
7 8 (8.42%) GitLab
7 8 (8.42%) JIRA Agile
8 6 (6.32%) Appium
9 5 (5.26%) Cucumber
10 4 (4.21%) WebDriver
11 3 (3.16%) Hudson
12 2 (2.11%) AccuRev
12 2 (2.11%) RSpec
General
1 7 (7.37%) Automotive
2 3 (3.16%) Finance
3 2 (2.11%) Back Office
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (38.95%) Developer
2 14 (14.74%) Configuration Engineer
2 14 (14.74%) Pentaho Developer
2 14 (14.74%) Release and Configuration Engineer
2 14 (14.74%) Release Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Analyst
4 10 (10.53%) Hadoop Developer
5 9 (9.47%) Data Integration Developer
5 9 (9.47%) Integration Developer
5 9 (9.47%) Test Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Architect
6 6 (6.32%) Designer
7 5 (5.26%) Author
7 5 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Technical Author
8 4 (4.21%) Scrum Master
8 4 (4.21%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Tester
9 3 (3.16%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) CSS
2 10 (10.53%) HTML
3 6 (6.32%) jQuery
4 3 (3.16%) HTML5
4 3 (3.16%) J2EE
4 3 (3.16%) JSON
4 3 (3.16%) Web Services
4 3 (3.16%) XML
5 2 (2.11%) .NET
5 2 (2.11%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.11%) Android SDK
5 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.11%) Backbone.js
5 2 (2.11%) HornetQ
5 2 (2.11%) iOS SDK
5 2 (2.11%) JMS
5 2 (2.11%) Lucene
5 2 (2.11%) Phusion Passenger
5 2 (2.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (2.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Data Integration
2 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.11%) iPad
5 1 (1.05%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Social Media
5 1 (1.05%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.16%) Unix
2 14 (14.74%) Windows
3 6 (6.32%) Android
3 6 (6.32%) Linux
3 6 (6.32%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.11%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (65.26%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.58%) Scrum
3 21 (22.11%) Test Strategy
4 17 (17.89%) Configuration Management
5 15 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 15 (15.79%) UML
5 15 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 14 (14.74%) High Availability
6 14 (14.74%) ITIL
6 14 (14.74%) V-Model
7 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.47%) Issue Tracking
9 7 (7.37%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.37%) Open Source
10 6 (6.32%) Analytics
10 6 (6.32%) OO
10 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
10 6 (6.32%) Process Improvement
10 6 (6.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.11%) SQL
2 16 (16.84%) Java
3 15 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.37%) Perl
5 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.21%) Python
7 3 (3.16%) C#
7 3 (3.16%) Scala
7 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.16%) VBScript
8 2 (2.11%) C
8 2 (2.11%) Ruby
9 1 (1.05%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.05%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.05%) Clojure
9 1 (1.05%) Groovy
9 1 (1.05%) PHP
9 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.21%) Degree
3 2 (2.11%) ISEB
4 1 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.74%) ISO 9001
1 14 (14.74%) TickIT
2 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) Puppet
2 2 (2.11%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (17.89%) Informatica
2 11 (11.58%) Atlassian
3 9 (9.47%) Cloudera
3 9 (9.47%) Oracle
4 6 (6.32%) Adobe
5 4 (4.21%) BMC
6 3 (3.16%) BEA
7 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.11%) SAP
7 2 (2.11%) VMware
8 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
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