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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 67 99 108
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +9
Contract jobs citing JIRA 75 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.47% 0.82% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.59% 7.14% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 6
Median daily rate £440 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £274 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £365 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -6.57%
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
452 266 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.91% 11.42% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 180 134
Median daily rate £425 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 26
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.60 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.28% -19.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire -6 33 £428 +21.27% 3
Coventry +8 15 £375 +25.00%
Birmingham +4 14 £480 +37.14% 4
Solihull - 6 £465 -
Staffordshire +7 4 - - 1
Warwickshire -7 2 £250 -16.66% 2
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England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 102 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (58.82%) Confluence
3 88 (51.76%) SQL
4 75 (44.12%) Oracle
5 68 (40.00%) Java
6 60 (35.29%) Unix
7 59 (34.71%) Git (software)
8 57 (33.53%) ClearQuest
9 53 (31.18%) Scrum
10 49 (28.82%) Security Cleared
11 48 (28.24%) SC Cleared
12 45 (26.47%) PL/SQL
13 42 (24.71%) PVCS
14 41 (24.12%) Pentaho
15 40 (23.53%) Hadoop
16 37 (21.76%) Spring
16 37 (21.76%) Maven
17 36 (21.18%) BusinessObjects
18 35 (20.59%) Jenkins
19 34 (20.00%) Informatica
19 34 (20.00%) Software Engineering
20 33 (19.41%) Continuous Integration
21 30 (17.65%) Configuration Management
21 30 (17.65%) Oracle OWB
21 30 (17.65%) Windows
22 29 (17.06%) UML
23 28 (16.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
23 28 (16.47%) Defect Tracking
24 27 (15.88%) Test Strategy
25 26 (15.29%) RabbitMQ

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 100 (58.82%) Confluence
2 14 (8.24%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.71%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.76%) SAS
5 2 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.18%) Apache
5 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.59%) CMS
6 1 (0.59%) Documentum
6 1 (0.59%) IIS
6 1 (0.59%) JBoss
6 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.53%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.35%) MS Office
3 4 (2.35%) MS Project
4 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.18%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.18%) Open Workbench
4 2 (1.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.59%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.76%) GitHub
2 2 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.76%) Firewall
2 2 (1.18%) DNS
2 2 (1.18%) Intranet
3 1 (0.59%) 3G
3 1 (0.59%) 4G
3 1 (0.59%) DSL
3 1 (0.59%) GPRS
3 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (24.12%) Pentaho
2 40 (23.53%) Hadoop
3 36 (21.18%) BusinessObjects
4 30 (17.65%) Oracle OWB
5 24 (14.12%) Oracle Database
6 23 (13.53%) MongoDB
7 21 (12.35%) Oracle Reports
8 20 (11.76%) Big Data
9 17 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (10.00%) Relational Database
10 16 (9.41%) RDBMS
11 9 (5.29%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (2.94%) MySQL
13 2 (1.18%) Redis
13 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
14 1 (0.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 59 (34.71%) Git (software)
2 57 (33.53%) ClearQuest
3 42 (24.71%) PVCS
4 37 (21.76%) Maven
5 35 (20.59%) Jenkins
6 28 (16.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 24 (14.12%) JIRA Agile
8 19 (11.18%) ClearCase
8 19 (11.18%) Oracle Forms
9 18 (10.59%) Subversion
10 17 (10.00%) FishEye
10 17 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
11 16 (9.41%) GitLab
11 16 (9.41%) Toad
12 14 (8.24%) Ant
12 14 (8.24%) Artifactory
12 14 (8.24%) Bitbucket
13 13 (7.65%) Eclipse
13 13 (7.65%) JUnit
14 8 (4.71%) Selenium
General
1 8 (4.71%) Finance
2 3 (1.76%) Retail
3 2 (1.18%) Automotive
4 1 (0.59%) Banking
4 1 (0.59%) Electronics
4 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (42.94%) Developer
2 24 (14.12%) Architect
2 24 (14.12%) Pentaho Developer
2 24 (14.12%) Software Architect
3 22 (12.94%) Java Developer
4 21 (12.35%) Analyst
5 20 (11.76%) Java Architect
5 20 (11.76%) Java Software Architect
6 16 (9.41%) Support Engineer
7 15 (8.82%) Lead Developer
8 14 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (8.24%) Infrastructure Support
8 14 (8.24%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 14 (8.24%) Test Analyst
9 13 (7.65%) Hadoop Developer
10 11 (6.47%) Oracle Developer
10 11 (6.47%) Senior Architect
10 11 (6.47%) Senior Software Architect
11 10 (5.88%) Data Integration Developer
11 10 (5.88%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.76%) Spring
2 26 (15.29%) RabbitMQ
3 25 (14.71%) Web Services
4 24 (14.12%) HTML
4 24 (14.12%) J2EE
5 23 (13.53%) Spring Boot
6 22 (12.94%) Apache CXF
6 22 (12.94%) CSS
6 22 (12.94%) XML
7 15 (8.82%) jQuery
8 14 (8.24%) Hibernate
9 13 (7.65%) JSP
9 13 (7.65%) Servlets
10 10 (5.88%) ELK Stack
10 10 (5.88%) Hystrix
10 10 (5.88%) Swagger
10 10 (5.88%) WireMock
11 9 (5.29%) Struts
12 6 (3.53%) CSS3
12 6 (3.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.35%) Data Integration
2 7 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.35%) User Experience
5 2 (1.18%) iPad
5 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.18%) Social Media
5 2 (1.18%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.59%) NHS
6 1 (0.59%) PMI
6 1 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 60 (35.29%) Unix
2 30 (17.65%) Windows
3 26 (15.29%) Linux
4 7 (4.12%) Android
4 7 (4.12%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.35%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.59%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (31.18%) Scrum
3 34 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 33 (19.41%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 29 (17.06%) UML
7 28 (16.47%) Defect Tracking
8 27 (15.88%) Test Strategy
9 24 (14.12%) Software Architecture
9 24 (14.12%) Waterfall
10 23 (13.53%) Analytics
11 22 (12.94%) OO
11 22 (12.94%) OOP
12 17 (10.00%) ITIL
12 17 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 16 (9.41%) ETL
13 16 (9.41%) Project Planning
13 16 (9.41%) RUP
14 15 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (7.65%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 88 (51.76%) SQL
2 68 (40.00%) Java
3 45 (26.47%) PL/SQL
4 24 (14.12%) JavaScript
5 19 (11.18%) C
6 11 (6.47%) C++
6 11 (6.47%) VB
7 10 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.71%) Perl
9 6 (3.53%) C#
9 6 (3.53%) R
10 3 (1.76%) Python
11 2 (1.18%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.18%) Scala
12 1 (0.59%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.59%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.59%) Clojure
12 1 (0.59%) Groovy
12 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (28.82%) Security Cleared
2 48 (28.24%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.24%) Sun Certification
4 12 (7.06%) Degree
5 10 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (4.71%) OCPJP
7 6 (3.53%) ISEB
8 4 (2.35%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.53%) ISO 9001
1 6 (3.53%) TickIT
2 2 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.18%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (14.71%) Puppet
2 10 (5.88%) Grafana
2 10 (5.88%) Graphite
3 3 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (44.12%) Oracle
2 34 (20.00%) Informatica
3 24 (14.12%) Cloudera
4 19 (11.18%) Atlassian
5 16 (9.41%) BMC
6 13 (7.65%) WSO2
7 10 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.71%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.76%) Rally
10 2 (1.18%) Adobe
10 2 (1.18%) VMware
11 1 (0.59%) Google
11 1 (0.59%) HP
11 1 (0.59%) IBM
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