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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 105 100 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 21 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.69% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.20% 7.48% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 6
Average daily rate
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£329 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £369 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +15.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -17.83%
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
256 214 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.02% 9.26% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 124 60
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £394 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 12
Average hourly rate £34.20 £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% -0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 - 11 £380 -
Warwickshire +2 2 £306 +2.08%
Staffordshire -3 2 £275 -16.66% 1
Birmingham -8 2 - - 3
Coventry -4 1 £300 -1.63%
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (52.00%) Java
3 23 (46.00%) Confluence
4 15 (30.00%) Subversion
4 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (26.00%) Scrum
5 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (26.00%) HTML
5 13 (26.00%) JSON
5 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
6 12 (24.00%) CSS
7 11 (22.00%) XML
7 11 (22.00%) Test Strategy
8 10 (20.00%) Python
9 9 (18.00%) Data Mining
9 9 (18.00%) OO
9 9 (18.00%) HBase
9 9 (18.00%) Open Source
9 9 (18.00%) Hadoop
9 9 (18.00%) HTML5
10 8 (16.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (16.00%) Docker
10 8 (16.00%) SDLC
10 8 (16.00%) Linux
10 8 (16.00%) UNIX
10 8 (16.00%) Windows
10 8 (16.00%) SQL
10 8 (16.00%) WebLogic
10 8 (16.00%) Adobe
11 7 (14.00%) BEA

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 23 (46.00%) Confluence
2 8 (16.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (16.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Apache
3 7 (14.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (12.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Project
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.00%) TargetLink
3 2 (4.00%) Simulink
3 2 (4.00%) Stateflow
3 2 (4.00%) MS Office
4 1 (2.00%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Firewall
1 3 (6.00%) Skype
2 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) Data Mining
1 9 (18.00%) Hadoop
1 9 (18.00%) HBase
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.00%) Big Data
4 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.00%) MySQL
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Subversion
1 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.00%) Hudson
3 7 (14.00%) Maven
4 3 (6.00%) ClearCase
4 3 (6.00%) FishEye
5 2 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (4.00%) ClearQuest
6 1 (2.00%) InstallShield
6 1 (2.00%) JMeter
6 1 (2.00%) VectorCAST
6 1 (2.00%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.00%) Toad
6 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.00%) Ant
6 1 (2.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.00%) Selenium
6 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (8.00%) Automotive
2 2 (4.00%) Electronics
2 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Architect
3 6 (12.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Platform Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Designer
4 5 (10.00%) Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Tester
5 4 (8.00%) Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Software Tester
6 3 (6.00%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (4.00%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.00%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) HTML
1 13 (26.00%) JSON
2 12 (24.00%) CSS
3 11 (22.00%) XML
4 9 (18.00%) HTML5
5 7 (14.00%) J2EE
6 6 (12.00%) XSD
7 4 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (8.00%) jQuery
8 3 (6.00%) Ajax
9 2 (4.00%) Apache Camel
9 2 (4.00%) XHTML
10 1 (2.00%) Middleware
10 1 (2.00%) Spring
10 1 (2.00%) Web Services
10 1 (2.00%) Android SDK
10 1 (2.00%) CSS3
10 1 (2.00%) PhoneGap
10 1 (2.00%) Spring Integration
10 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) UNIX
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (8.00%) AIX
2 4 (8.00%) Solaris
2 4 (8.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.00%) Scrum
3 11 (22.00%) Test Strategy
4 9 (18.00%) Open Source
4 9 (18.00%) OO
5 8 (16.00%) SDLC
6 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (14.00%) Project Management
6 7 (14.00%) Web Design
7 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.00%) DevOps
9 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
10 3 (6.00%) Multithreading
10 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
10 3 (6.00%) Change Management
10 3 (6.00%) Regression Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) Java
2 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.00%) Python
4 8 (16.00%) SQL
5 5 (10.00%) C
6 4 (8.00%) Perl
6 4 (8.00%) C++
7 3 (6.00%) Embedded C
7 3 (6.00%) PHP
7 3 (6.00%) C#
7 3 (6.00%) VC++
8 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.00%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Puppet
2 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Adobe
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) BEA
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) MathWorks
5 2 (4.00%) Perforce
5 2 (4.00%) Pega
6 1 (2.00%) Talend
6 1 (2.00%) Apple
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