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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 100 111 92
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs citing JIRA 20 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.52% 4.41% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £323 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -1.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £305 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
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
266 227 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.20% 9.56% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 129 67
Average daily rate £335 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £245 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 11
Average hourly rate £30.60 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +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
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 30 June 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 - 8 £353 - 2
Birmingham -7 5 £350 +11.11% 3
Coventry +1 1 £300 -3.22%
Staffordshire -5 1 £275 -16.66% 3
Warwickshire - 1 £300 - 1
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 41 (78.85%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) Java
3 22 (42.31%) Confluence
4 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
5 14 (26.92%) HTML
5 14 (26.92%) Scrum
5 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
6 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 13 (25.00%) CSS
7 12 (23.08%) XML
7 12 (23.08%) Subversion
7 12 (23.08%) Test Strategy
7 12 (23.08%) JSON
8 10 (19.23%) SQL
8 10 (19.23%) OO
9 9 (17.31%) Python
9 9 (17.31%) Adobe
9 9 (17.31%) Data Mining
9 9 (17.31%) Hadoop
9 9 (17.31%) HTML5
9 9 (17.31%) HBase
9 9 (17.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (15.38%) Docker
10 8 (15.38%) Web Design
11 7 (13.46%) Linux
11 7 (13.46%) XSD
11 7 (13.46%) Open Source
12 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (11.54%) SDLC
12 6 (11.54%) Project Management

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 22 (42.31%) Confluence
2 9 (17.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.69%) Apache
3 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Project
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.85%) TargetLink
3 2 (3.85%) Simulink
3 2 (3.85%) Stateflow
3 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (1.92%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Skype
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) Data Mining
1 9 (17.31%) Hadoop
1 9 (17.31%) HBase
2 4 (7.69%) Big Data
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (23.08%) Subversion
4 4 (7.69%) Maven
4 4 (7.69%) Hudson
5 3 (5.77%) FishEye
5 3 (5.77%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.85%) ClearQuest
6 2 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.92%) JUnit
7 1 (1.92%) Mockito
7 1 (1.92%) VectorCAST
7 1 (1.92%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.92%) Spock
7 1 (1.92%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.92%) JMeter
7 1 (1.92%) Toad
7 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 4 (7.69%) Automotive
2 2 (3.85%) Electronics
2 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) Architect
3 5 (9.62%) Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Tester
3 5 (9.62%) Consultant
3 5 (9.62%) Software Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Hadoop Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Designer
4 4 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 4 (7.69%) Systems Architect
4 4 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Software Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.77%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (5.77%) Platform Architect
6 2 (3.85%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) HTML
2 13 (25.00%) CSS
3 12 (23.08%) XML
3 12 (23.08%) JSON
4 9 (17.31%) HTML5
5 7 (13.46%) XSD
6 5 (9.62%) jQuery
6 5 (9.62%) Ajax
7 4 (7.69%) XHTML
7 4 (7.69%) J2EE
8 2 (3.85%) Web Services
8 2 (3.85%) Spring
9 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.92%) REST
9 1 (1.92%) Spring Integration
9 1 (1.92%) Apache Camel
9 1 (1.92%) Play Framework
9 1 (1.92%) Android SDK
9 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) EPoS
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) UNIX
2 5 (9.62%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) AIX
3 1 (1.92%) Solaris
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (78.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) Scrum
3 12 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 10 (19.23%) OO
5 8 (15.38%) Web Design
6 7 (13.46%) Open Source
7 6 (11.54%) SDLC
7 6 (11.54%) Project Management
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.69%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
9 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
9 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (5.77%) Software Architecture
10 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
10 3 (5.77%) Multithreading
10 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.23%) SQL
4 9 (17.31%) Python
5 5 (9.62%) PHP
5 5 (9.62%) C
6 4 (7.69%) C++
6 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.77%) Embedded C
7 3 (5.77%) VC++
7 3 (5.77%) C#
8 2 (3.85%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Puppet
2 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Adobe
2 4 (7.69%) BEA
3 3 (5.77%) HP
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) MathWorks
4 2 (3.85%) Perforce
4 2 (3.85%) Pega
5 1 (1.92%) hybris
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Apple
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 20 days ago