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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 84 99 106
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 29 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 0.85% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.06% 11.40% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.10 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
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
222 193 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.00% 7.47% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 109 104
Average daily rate £340 £338 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £255 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 12
Average hourly rate £31.44 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +3 12 £450 +12.50%
Coventry - 5 £300 -
Birmingham -4 4 £350 -
Warwickshire +9 2 £275 - 3
Staffordshire -16 1 £275 -11.29% 5
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) Confluence
3 19 (37.25%) HTML
4 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 17 (33.33%) CSS
5 16 (31.37%) Adobe
6 15 (29.41%) OO
6 15 (29.41%) Web Design
7 14 (27.45%) XML
8 13 (25.49%) HTML5
9 12 (23.53%) Java
10 11 (21.57%) SQL
10 11 (21.57%) Test Strategy
10 11 (21.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
12 9 (17.65%) Subversion
12 9 (17.65%) XSD
13 6 (11.76%) Linux
13 6 (11.76%) Ajax
13 6 (11.76%) jQuery
13 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
13 6 (11.76%) Skype
14 5 (9.80%) GitHub
14 5 (9.80%) Open Source
14 5 (9.80%) Puppet
14 5 (9.80%) JSON
14 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
14 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
14 5 (9.80%) Data Mining
14 5 (9.80%) XHTML

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (45.10%) Confluence
2 11 (21.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (7.84%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.88%) Apache
4 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) Documentum
5 1 (1.96%) Captiva
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) GitHub
2 1 (1.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Skype
2 3 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Data Mining
1 5 (9.80%) MySQL
2 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.92%) HBase
3 2 (3.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
2 9 (17.65%) Subversion
3 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (5.88%) Hudson
6 2 (3.92%) Selenium
7 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.96%) Maven
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.96%) Toad
7 1 (1.96%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.96%) Ant
7 1 (1.96%) JUnit
7 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.96%) FishEye
7 1 (1.96%) Mockito
7 1 (1.96%) Spock
General
1 2 (3.92%) Back Office
2 1 (1.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (62.75%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Designer
3 6 (11.76%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Tester
4 5 (9.80%) Software Tester
4 5 (9.80%) PHP Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Configuration Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Release Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Architect
7 2 (3.92%) iOS Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Platform Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) HTML
2 17 (33.33%) CSS
3 14 (27.45%) XML
4 13 (25.49%) HTML5
5 9 (17.65%) XSD
6 6 (11.76%) Ajax
6 6 (11.76%) jQuery
7 5 (9.80%) JSON
7 5 (9.80%) XHTML
8 4 (7.84%) J2EE
9 2 (3.92%) Cocoa
9 2 (3.92%) Core Animation
9 2 (3.92%) Cocoa Touch
10 1 (1.96%) Play Framework
10 1 (1.96%) REST
10 1 (1.96%) Django
10 1 (1.96%) Spring
10 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.92%) Animation
2 2 (3.92%) Wiki
2 2 (3.92%) iPhone
2 2 (3.92%) iPad
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) UNIX
3 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) Web Design
2 15 (29.41%) OO
3 11 (21.57%) Test Strategy
4 5 (9.80%) Open Source
4 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
5 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
5 4 (7.84%) V-Model
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL
5 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.84%) UML
5 4 (7.84%) Scrum
6 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.88%) CRM
6 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 12 (23.53%) Java
3 11 (21.57%) SQL
4 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.80%) PHP
5 3 (5.88%) C
5 3 (5.88%) C#
5 3 (5.88%) C++
5 3 (5.88%) VC++
5 3 (5.88%) Python
6 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) ISEB
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
1 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO 9001
1 4 (7.84%) TickIT
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Adobe
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) BEA
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.96%) webMethods
4 1 (1.96%) Endeca
4 1 (1.96%) hybris
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