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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 43 81 105
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +24
Contract jobs citing JIRA 116 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.61% 1.47% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.16% 17.45% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 8 12
Median daily rate £400 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.10 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -0.62%
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
461 212 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.36% 8.40% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 100 100
Median daily rate £430 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £190 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 12
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% -16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.95 £33.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £42.50 £41.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +5 46 £405 -13.54% 1
Coventry -3 21 £400 +33.33% 1
Birmingham +8 19 £458 +22.00% 5
Staffordshire +8 11 £331 +20.45% 2
Worcestershire - 2 £363 -
Warwickshire 0 1 £365 +32.72% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £400 -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 142 (74.35%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (50.26%) Confluence
3 70 (36.65%) Java
4 68 (35.60%) Oracle
5 63 (32.98%) Git (software)
6 52 (27.23%) Jenkins
7 46 (24.08%) Scrum
8 45 (23.56%) SQL
9 42 (21.99%) ClearQuest
10 38 (19.90%) Puppet
11 37 (19.37%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (18.32%) SC Cleared
12 35 (18.32%) Security Cleared
13 34 (17.80%) Spring
14 33 (17.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 33 (17.28%) Web Services
15 32 (16.75%) Windows
16 29 (15.18%) Maven
17 27 (14.14%) Waterfall
18 26 (13.61%) Linux
18 26 (13.61%) Unix
19 25 (13.09%) Sonatype Nexus
20 24 (12.57%) UML
20 24 (12.57%) Software Engineering
21 23 (12.04%) Automated Testing
21 23 (12.04%) Configuration Management
22 22 (11.52%) E-Commerce
22 22 (11.52%) HTML
23 21 (10.99%) PVCS
23 21 (10.99%) OOP

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 96 (50.26%) Confluence
2 11 (5.76%) Apache
3 10 (5.24%) WebLogic
4 8 (4.19%) IIS
4 8 (4.19%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (2.09%) Documentum
6 2 (1.05%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.52%) JBoss
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (8.90%) Photoshop
2 10 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.24%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.62%) MS Project
4 4 (2.09%) MS Office
4 4 (2.09%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.05%) Open Workbench
5 2 (1.05%) Simulink
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.52%) HipChat
6 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.95%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.19%) SSL
2 5 (2.62%) Network Security
3 2 (1.05%) Firewall
3 2 (1.05%) HTTP
3 2 (1.05%) Intranet
4 1 (0.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.52%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.52%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.52%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.99%) Oracle Database
2 19 (9.95%) Oracle OWB
3 17 (8.90%) Oracle Reports
4 16 (8.38%) MongoDB
5 13 (6.81%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (6.81%) Relational Database
6 12 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (5.76%) SQL Server
8 10 (5.24%) MySQL
9 9 (4.71%) RDBMS
10 8 (4.19%) Hadoop
11 7 (3.66%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (3.66%) Pentaho
12 4 (2.09%) Big Data
12 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.05%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.05%) HBase
13 2 (1.05%) Redis
14 1 (0.52%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.52%) Riak
Development Applications
1 63 (32.98%) Git (software)
2 52 (27.23%) Jenkins
3 42 (21.99%) ClearQuest
4 33 (17.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 29 (15.18%) Maven
6 25 (13.09%) Sonatype Nexus
7 21 (10.99%) JIRA Agile
7 21 (10.99%) PVCS
8 20 (10.47%) FishEye
9 18 (9.42%) Bitbucket
10 17 (8.90%) Oracle Forms
11 16 (8.38%) Selenium
11 16 (8.38%) Subversion
12 15 (7.85%) JUnit
13 14 (7.33%) Ant
14 13 (6.81%) ClearCase
15 12 (6.28%) GitLab
16 10 (5.24%) Artifactory
16 10 (5.24%) Eclipse
17 9 (4.71%) Toad
General
1 15 (7.85%) Retail
2 12 (6.28%) Finance
3 2 (1.05%) Automotive
4 1 (0.52%) Back Office
4 1 (0.52%) Banking
4 1 (0.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (19.37%) Developer
2 24 (12.57%) Analyst
3 22 (11.52%) Architect
4 21 (10.99%) Designer
5 20 (10.47%) Senior Designer
6 16 (8.38%) Java Architect
6 16 (8.38%) Java Developer
6 16 (8.38%) Senior UI Designer
6 16 (8.38%) UI Designer
7 15 (7.85%) Software Architect
7 15 (7.85%) Test Analyst
8 13 (6.81%) Java Software Architect
9 12 (6.28%) Support Engineer
10 11 (5.76%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.76%) Project Manager
11 10 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (5.24%) Infrastructure Support
11 10 (5.24%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 10 (5.24%) Lead Developer
11 10 (5.24%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.80%) Spring
2 33 (17.28%) Web Services
3 22 (11.52%) HTML
4 19 (9.95%) XML
5 18 (9.42%) Apache CXF
5 18 (9.42%) RabbitMQ
6 16 (8.38%) J2EE
6 16 (8.38%) Spring Boot
7 14 (7.33%) CSS
8 13 (6.81%) Struts
9 10 (5.24%) Hibernate
10 9 (4.71%) HTML5
10 9 (4.71%) JSP
10 9 (4.71%) RESTful
10 9 (4.71%) Servlets
11 7 (3.66%) AngularJS
11 7 (3.66%) CSS3
11 7 (3.66%) jQuery
12 6 (3.14%) ELK Stack
13 5 (2.62%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.99%) User Experience
2 8 (4.19%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.66%) CMDB
4 5 (2.62%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.05%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.52%) iPad
6 1 (0.52%) NHS
6 1 (0.52%) PMI
6 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.75%) Windows
2 26 (13.61%) Linux
2 26 (13.61%) Unix
3 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.57%) Android
4 3 (1.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.52%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (74.35%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (24.08%) Scrum
3 37 (19.37%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (14.14%) Waterfall
5 24 (12.57%) Software Engineering
5 24 (12.57%) UML
6 23 (12.04%) Automated Testing
6 23 (12.04%) Configuration Management
7 22 (11.52%) E-Commerce
8 21 (10.99%) Defect Tracking
8 21 (10.99%) OO
8 21 (10.99%) OOP
9 16 (8.38%) DevOps
10 15 (7.85%) Coaching
10 15 (7.85%) ITIL
10 15 (7.85%) Mentoring
10 15 (7.85%) Software Architecture
11 14 (7.33%) Regression Testing
12 13 (6.81%) ETL
12 13 (6.81%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 70 (36.65%) Java
2 45 (23.56%) SQL
3 20 (10.47%) JavaScript
3 20 (10.47%) PL/SQL
4 12 (6.28%) C
5 11 (5.76%) Python
6 10 (5.24%) PHP
7 9 (4.71%) Perl
8 8 (4.19%) R
9 7 (3.66%) C++
9 7 (3.66%) VB
10 6 (3.14%) C#
11 3 (1.57%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.57%) Scala
11 3 (1.57%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.05%) Groovy
12 2 (1.05%) Ruby
12 2 (1.05%) XQuery
13 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (18.32%) SC Cleared
1 35 (18.32%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.76%) Degree
2 11 (5.76%) ISEB
2 11 (5.76%) ISTQB
3 10 (5.24%) OCPJP
3 10 (5.24%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (4.71%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.71%) QA
2 6 (3.14%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.14%) TickIT
3 5 (2.62%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.52%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (6.28%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (3.14%) Docker
3 5 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.05%) HDFS
5 1 (0.52%) Postfix
5 1 (0.52%) Squid
5 1 (0.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 38 (19.90%) Puppet
2 12 (6.28%) Terraform
3 10 (5.24%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.62%) Grafana
5 4 (2.09%) Graphite
6 1 (0.52%) Ansible
6 1 (0.52%) Consul
6 1 (0.52%) Kibana
6 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.52%) logstash
6 1 (0.52%) Packer
6 1 (0.52%) Rancher
6 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (35.60%) Oracle
2 21 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.33%) Atlassian
4 12 (6.28%) BMC
5 11 (5.76%) WSO2
6 6 (3.14%) Informatica
6 6 (3.14%) VMware
7 5 (2.62%) Rally
8 4 (2.09%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.57%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.05%) Google
10 2 (1.05%) Pega
11 1 (0.52%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.52%) BEA
11 1 (0.52%) Sonatype
11 1 (0.52%) Splunk
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