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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 66 78 113
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +35
Contract jobs citing JIRA 72 41 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.63% 1.60% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.48% 15.65% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 4
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £387 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -16.66%
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
437 262 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.95% 10.24% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 122 104
Median daily rate £389 £356 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 13
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.73 £19.75 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £37.50
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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +15 28 £450 +15.38% 1
Birmingham +2 13 £350 - 6
Staffordshire -3 7 £283 - 1
Solihull +5 6 £375 +19.04% 1
Worcestershire +5 6 £525 +50.00%
Coventry -15 5 £400 -
Warwickshire -9 2 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 136 (76.40%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (51.69%) Confluence
3 60 (33.71%) Scrum
4 57 (32.02%) Java
5 46 (25.84%) Git (software)
5 46 (25.84%) Jenkins
6 45 (25.28%) Oracle
7 36 (20.22%) Puppet
8 30 (16.85%) E-Commerce
9 29 (16.29%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (15.73%) SQL
10 28 (15.73%) JavaScript
11 26 (14.61%) HTML
11 26 (14.61%) Selenium
11 26 (14.61%) Retail
12 25 (14.04%) User Experience
13 24 (13.48%) Spring
14 23 (12.92%) Automated Testing
14 23 (12.92%) Microsoft
14 23 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
15 22 (12.36%) DevOps
16 21 (11.80%) Open Source
17 20 (11.24%) Regression Testing
17 20 (11.24%) CSS
17 20 (11.24%) Web Services
17 20 (11.24%) Linux
17 20 (11.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 19 (10.67%) Windows
18 19 (10.67%) Waterfall

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 92 (51.69%) Confluence
2 10 (5.62%) IIS
3 9 (5.06%) Apache
4 8 (4.49%) Documentum
5 4 (2.25%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.12%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.12%) JBoss
7 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.56%) CMS
8 1 (0.56%) Kentico
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (10.11%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.93%) HipChat
2 7 (3.93%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.37%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.25%) MS Office
4 4 (2.25%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (1.69%) MS Project
5 3 (1.69%) Simulink
6 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.49%) GitHub
4 2 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.49%) SSL
2 5 (2.81%) Network Security
3 4 (2.25%) HTTP
4 2 (1.12%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.56%) 3G
5 1 (0.56%) 4G
5 1 (0.56%) DNS
5 1 (0.56%) GPRS
5 1 (0.56%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.56%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.56%) Profibus
5 1 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.56%) SSH
5 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.49%) MySQL
4 7 (3.93%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.93%) Oracle OWB
5 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.25%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.12%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.12%) HBase
8 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.12%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.56%) Riak
Development Applications
1 46 (25.84%) Git (software)
1 46 (25.84%) Jenkins
2 26 (14.61%) Selenium
3 20 (11.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 19 (10.67%) Cucumber
5 16 (8.99%) Sonatype Nexus
6 15 (8.43%) Maven
7 14 (7.87%) Protractor
8 13 (7.30%) JUnit
9 11 (6.18%) Jasmine
10 10 (5.62%) Ant
10 10 (5.62%) SoapUI
10 10 (5.62%) Subversion
11 9 (5.06%) Bitbucket
11 9 (5.06%) SonarQube
11 9 (5.06%) TeamCity
12 8 (4.49%) ClearQuest
12 8 (4.49%) FishEye
12 8 (4.49%) GoCD
13 7 (3.93%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (14.61%) Retail
2 15 (8.43%) Finance
3 2 (1.12%) Electronics
4 1 (0.56%) Back Office
4 1 (0.56%) Law
4 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (17.98%) Developer
2 30 (16.85%) Analyst
3 22 (12.36%) Designer
3 22 (12.36%) Senior Designer
4 21 (11.80%) Test Analyst
5 18 (10.11%) Senior UI Designer
5 18 (10.11%) UI Designer
6 15 (8.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (8.43%) Scrum Master
7 14 (7.87%) Architect
7 14 (7.87%) Java Developer
8 12 (6.74%) Agile Scrum Master
9 11 (6.18%) Operations Engineer
10 10 (5.62%) Java Architect
10 10 (5.62%) Tester
11 9 (5.06%) Senior UX Designer
11 9 (5.06%) UX Designer
12 6 (3.37%) Test Automation Engineer
12 6 (3.37%) Test Engineer
12 6 (3.37%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.61%) HTML
2 24 (13.48%) Spring
3 20 (11.24%) CSS
3 20 (11.24%) Web Services
4 18 (10.11%) HTML5
5 17 (9.55%) AngularJS
6 16 (8.99%) XML
7 14 (7.87%) RESTful
8 13 (7.30%) CSS3
9 10 (5.62%) J2EE
9 10 (5.62%) REST
10 9 (5.06%) JSON
11 8 (4.49%) Node.js
11 8 (4.49%) Spring MVC
11 8 (4.49%) Struts
12 7 (3.93%) React
13 6 (3.37%) Highcharts JS
13 6 (3.37%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (3.37%) Sass
13 6 (3.37%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.04%) User Experience
2 7 (3.93%) CMDB
3 5 (2.81%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) iPad
6 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.56%) Social Media
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.24%) Linux
2 19 (10.67%) Windows
3 17 (9.55%) Unix
4 4 (2.25%) Android
4 4 (2.25%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.12%) AIX
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (76.40%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (33.71%) Scrum
3 30 (16.85%) E-Commerce
4 29 (16.29%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (12.92%) Automated Testing
6 22 (12.36%) DevOps
7 21 (11.80%) Open Source
8 20 (11.24%) Regression Testing
9 19 (10.67%) Waterfall
10 17 (9.55%) Configuration Management
10 17 (9.55%) Test Scripting
11 15 (8.43%) BDD
12 14 (7.87%) Coaching
12 14 (7.87%) Functional Testing
12 14 (7.87%) TDD
13 12 (6.74%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (6.74%) Kanban
14 11 (6.18%) MVC
14 11 (6.18%) OO
14 11 (6.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 57 (32.02%) Java
2 28 (15.73%) JavaScript
2 28 (15.73%) SQL
3 14 (7.87%) Python
4 11 (6.18%) PHP
4 11 (6.18%) PL/SQL
5 8 (4.49%) Perl
6 7 (3.93%) Scala
7 6 (3.37%) C#
8 5 (2.81%) Ruby
9 4 (2.25%) C
10 3 (1.69%) C++
10 3 (1.69%) Groovy
10 3 (1.69%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.69%) VB
11 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.12%) R
11 2 (1.12%) XQuery
12 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (6.74%) ISEB
1 12 (6.74%) ISTQB
1 12 (6.74%) SC Cleared
1 12 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.81%) Degree
3 3 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.69%) OCPJP
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) QA
2 6 (3.37%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (8.43%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.12%) Docker
3 2 (1.12%) HDFS
4 1 (0.56%) Postfix
4 1 (0.56%) Squid
4 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (20.22%) Puppet
2 15 (8.43%) Terraform
3 9 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.12%) Ansible
5 2 (1.12%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.56%) Consul
6 1 (0.56%) Grafana
6 1 (0.56%) Kibana
6 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.56%) logstash
6 1 (0.56%) Packer
6 1 (0.56%) Rancher
6 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (25.28%) Oracle
2 23 (12.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.37%) Pega
3 6 (3.37%) VMware
4 5 (2.81%) WSO2
5 3 (1.69%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.69%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (1.69%) Google
5 3 (1.69%) webMethods
6 2 (1.12%) BEA
6 2 (1.12%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.12%) Informatica
6 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.56%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.56%) CA
7 1 (0.56%) Coverity
7 1 (0.56%) HP
7 1 (0.56%) IBM
7 1 (0.56%) Sonatype
7 1 (0.56%) Splunk
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