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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 53 100 107
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 107 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.37% 0.67% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.34% 6.18% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 6 7
Median daily rate £425 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £413 £408
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 £28.75 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-28.12% +5.26%
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
479 259 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.11% 10.82% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 165 114
Median daily rate £430 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £432 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 22
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -14.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £23.75 £34.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.60 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +3 41 £395 -12.22% 1
Birmingham +5 22 £480 +37.14% 9
Coventry - 13 £400 - 4
Staffordshire +11 12 £331 +20.45% 3
Solihull - 6 £465 -
Warwickshire -5 2 £250 -9.09% 3
Herefordshire - 1 £400 -
Worcestershire - 1 £375 -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 126 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (54.11%) Confluence
3 89 (43.00%) Oracle
4 86 (41.55%) Java
5 81 (39.13%) SQL
6 71 (34.30%) Git (software)
7 61 (29.47%) ClearQuest
8 55 (26.57%) Unix
9 52 (25.12%) Jenkins
10 48 (23.19%) Security Cleared
11 47 (22.71%) SC Cleared
11 47 (22.71%) Scrum
12 43 (20.77%) Maven
12 43 (20.77%) Windows
12 43 (20.77%) PL/SQL
13 41 (19.81%) Spring
13 41 (19.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 41 (19.81%) Puppet
14 38 (18.36%) Continuous Integration
15 36 (17.39%) PVCS
16 35 (16.91%) Linux
17 34 (16.43%) Software Engineering
18 33 (15.94%) Oracle OWB
19 32 (15.46%) BusinessObjects
20 31 (14.98%) Web Services
20 31 (14.98%) Waterfall
20 31 (14.98%) Defect Tracking
21 30 (14.49%) UML
22 29 (14.01%) Configuration Management
23 28 (13.53%) 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
1 112 (54.11%) Confluence
2 16 (7.73%) WebLogic
3 10 (4.83%) Apache
4 8 (3.86%) IIS
4 8 (3.86%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.97%) Documentum
5 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.48%) CMS
6 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.48%) JBoss
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.38%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.38%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.93%) MS Office
4 3 (1.45%) MS Project
4 3 (1.45%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.97%) Open Workbench
5 2 (0.97%) Simulink
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.97%) GitHub
2 2 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.86%) SSL
2 4 (1.93%) Network Security
3 3 (1.45%) Firewall
4 2 (0.97%) DNS
4 2 (0.97%) Intranet
5 1 (0.48%) 3G
5 1 (0.48%) 4G
5 1 (0.48%) DSL
5 1 (0.48%) GPRS
5 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.94%) Oracle OWB
2 32 (15.46%) BusinessObjects
3 28 (13.53%) Hadoop
3 28 (13.53%) Pentaho
4 26 (12.56%) Oracle Database
5 25 (12.08%) MongoDB
6 22 (10.63%) Oracle Reports
7 19 (9.18%) Relational Database
8 17 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (8.21%) RDBMS
9 15 (7.25%) Big Data
10 12 (5.80%) MySQL
11 11 (5.31%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (5.31%) SQL Server
12 2 (0.97%) Redis
13 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 71 (34.30%) Git (software)
2 61 (29.47%) ClearQuest
3 52 (25.12%) Jenkins
4 43 (20.77%) Maven
5 41 (19.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 36 (17.39%) PVCS
7 26 (12.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 25 (12.08%) FishEye
9 24 (11.59%) JIRA Agile
10 22 (10.63%) Bitbucket
11 21 (10.14%) Oracle Forms
12 19 (9.18%) ClearCase
12 19 (9.18%) Subversion
13 18 (8.70%) Ant
14 17 (8.21%) Toad
15 16 (7.73%) Artifactory
15 16 (7.73%) GitLab
15 16 (7.73%) JUnit
16 14 (6.76%) Eclipse
17 9 (4.35%) GoCD
General
1 12 (5.80%) Finance
2 9 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (0.97%) Automotive
4 1 (0.48%) Back Office
4 1 (0.48%) Banking
4 1 (0.48%) Electronics
4 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (27.54%) Developer
2 33 (15.94%) Architect
3 28 (13.53%) Analyst
4 26 (12.56%) Software Architect
5 25 (12.08%) Java Architect
6 22 (10.63%) Java Software Architect
7 21 (10.14%) Java Developer
8 18 (8.70%) Test Analyst
9 16 (7.73%) Senior Architect
9 16 (7.73%) Support Engineer
10 15 (7.25%) Lead Developer
11 14 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (6.76%) Infrastructure Support
11 14 (6.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 13 (6.28%) Oracle Developer
12 13 (6.28%) Pentaho Developer
13 12 (5.80%) Tester
14 11 (5.31%) Designer
14 11 (5.31%) Senior Software Architect
15 9 (4.35%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (19.81%) Spring
2 31 (14.98%) Web Services
3 28 (13.53%) RabbitMQ
4 26 (12.56%) J2EE
5 25 (12.08%) HTML
5 25 (12.08%) Spring Boot
6 24 (11.59%) Apache CXF
6 24 (11.59%) XML
7 21 (10.14%) CSS
8 15 (7.25%) Hibernate
9 14 (6.76%) JSP
9 14 (6.76%) Servlets
10 13 (6.28%) jQuery
11 10 (4.83%) ELK Stack
11 10 (4.83%) Hystrix
11 10 (4.83%) Struts
11 10 (4.83%) Swagger
11 10 (4.83%) WireMock
12 7 (3.38%) CSS3
13 6 (2.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.28%) Data Integration
2 9 (4.35%) User Experience
3 8 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.90%) CMDB
5 5 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.93%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.93%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.48%) iPad
9 1 (0.48%) NHS
9 1 (0.48%) PMI
9 1 (0.48%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (26.57%) Unix
2 43 (20.77%) Windows
3 35 (16.91%) Linux
4 8 (3.86%) Android
4 8 (3.86%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.93%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.97%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.48%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (22.71%) Scrum
3 38 (18.36%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (16.43%) Software Engineering
5 31 (14.98%) Defect Tracking
5 31 (14.98%) Waterfall
6 30 (14.49%) UML
7 29 (14.01%) Configuration Management
8 26 (12.56%) OO
8 26 (12.56%) Software Architecture
9 25 (12.08%) OOP
10 19 (9.18%) Analytics
10 19 (9.18%) RUP
11 18 (8.70%) ITIL
11 18 (8.70%) Project Planning
11 18 (8.70%) Test Scripting
12 17 (8.21%) Automated Testing
12 17 (8.21%) Mentoring
13 15 (7.25%) Test Strategy
14 14 (6.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 86 (41.55%) Java
2 81 (39.13%) SQL
3 43 (20.77%) PL/SQL
4 25 (12.08%) JavaScript
5 20 (9.66%) C
6 13 (6.28%) C++
6 13 (6.28%) VB
7 10 (4.83%) Perl
8 8 (3.86%) PHP
9 7 (3.38%) Python
9 7 (3.38%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.90%) C#
10 6 (2.90%) R
11 3 (1.45%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.48%) Groovy
12 1 (0.48%) Scala
12 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (23.19%) Security Cleared
2 47 (22.71%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.76%) Sun Certification
4 12 (5.80%) Degree
4 12 (5.80%) ISEB
4 12 (5.80%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (4.83%) ISTQB
5 10 (4.83%) OCPJP
6 4 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.90%) ISO 9001
1 6 (2.90%) QA
1 6 (2.90%) TickIT
2 5 (2.42%) IEC 61508
3 3 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.48%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (5.31%) Docker
2 9 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (19.81%) Puppet
2 10 (4.83%) Grafana
2 10 (4.83%) Graphite
3 9 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.38%) Terraform
5 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 89 (43.00%) Oracle
2 20 (9.66%) Informatica
3 18 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.21%) Atlassian
4 17 (8.21%) Cloudera
5 16 (7.73%) BMC
6 15 (7.25%) WSO2
7 10 (4.83%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.38%) VMware
9 3 (1.45%) Rally
10 2 (0.97%) Adobe
11 1 (0.48%) BEA
11 1 (0.48%) Google
11 1 (0.48%) HP
11 1 (0.48%) IBM
11 1 (0.48%) Pega
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