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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
England / West Midlands
Rank 77 78 85
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 42 46 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.78% 1.90% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.04% 14.94% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 8
Median daily rate £425 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.50% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £324 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £461 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.87%

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
322 308 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.66% 12.69% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 154 98
Median daily rate £375 £345 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 25 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -38.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +8 12 £450 -2.17% 1
Staffordshire +6 6 £290 -3.33% 4
Birmingham -2 6 £325 -7.14% 7
Solihull - 6 £375 -
Worcestershire +8 5 £525 +50.00% 1
Warwickshire -16 2 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 113 (83.70%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (53.33%) Confluence
3 52 (38.52%) Scrum
4 37 (27.41%) Java
4 37 (27.41%) Git (software)
5 30 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 27 (20.00%) Selenium
7 24 (17.78%) HTML
7 24 (17.78%) Oracle
8 22 (16.30%) JavaScript
9 21 (15.56%) SQL
9 21 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (15.56%) Automated Testing
9 21 (15.56%) Puppet
10 20 (14.81%) Open Source
10 20 (14.81%) HTML5
10 20 (14.81%) Spring
10 20 (14.81%) CSS
10 20 (14.81%) E-Commerce
11 19 (14.07%) Retail
11 19 (14.07%) Cucumber
12 18 (13.33%) AngularJS
13 17 (12.59%) User Experience
13 17 (12.59%) Configuration Management
14 15 (11.11%) Test Scripting
14 15 (11.11%) RESTful
14 15 (11.11%) BDD
14 15 (11.11%) CSS3
14 15 (11.11%) Protractor
15 14 (10.37%) Functional Testing

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 72 (53.33%) Confluence
2 8 (5.93%) Documentum
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.48%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.48%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.48%) IIS
4 2 (1.48%) JBoss
4 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) CMS
5 1 (0.74%) Kentico
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (8.89%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.19%) HipChat
3 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.22%) MS Office
3 3 (2.22%) MS Project
3 3 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.74%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.93%) GitHub
4 2 (1.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.74%) Boomi
5 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) HTTP
2 2 (1.48%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.74%) 3G
3 1 (0.74%) 4G
3 1 (0.74%) DNS
3 1 (0.74%) GPRS
3 1 (0.74%) Network Security
3 1 (0.74%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.74%) OpenVPN
3 1 (0.74%) Profibus
3 1 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.74%) SSH
3 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.96%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.48%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.48%) HBase
5 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.48%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.74%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.74%) Riak
Development Applications
1 37 (27.41%) Git (software)
2 30 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 27 (20.00%) Selenium
4 19 (14.07%) Cucumber
5 15 (11.11%) Protractor
6 11 (8.15%) Jasmine
6 11 (8.15%) JUnit
6 11 (8.15%) Subversion
7 10 (7.41%) Maven
7 10 (7.41%) SoapUI
7 10 (7.41%) TeamCity
8 9 (6.67%) SonarQube
9 8 (5.93%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (5.19%) Ant
10 7 (5.19%) Travis CI
10 7 (5.19%) WebDriver
11 6 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (2.96%) Gradle
General
1 19 (14.07%) Retail
2 14 (10.37%) Finance
3 2 (1.48%) Electronics
3 2 (1.48%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Advertising
4 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (22.96%) Developer
2 25 (18.52%) Analyst
3 20 (14.81%) Test Analyst
4 14 (10.37%) Scrum Master
5 13 (9.63%) Designer
5 13 (9.63%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.63%) Senior Designer
6 12 (8.89%) Senior UI Designer
6 12 (8.89%) UI Designer
7 11 (8.15%) Agile Scrum Master
8 8 (5.93%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.19%) Tester
10 6 (4.44%) Architect
10 6 (4.44%) Java Architect
10 6 (4.44%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) UI Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Agile Coach
11 5 (3.70%) Angular Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.78%) HTML
2 20 (14.81%) CSS
2 20 (14.81%) HTML5
2 20 (14.81%) Spring
3 18 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 15 (11.11%) CSS3
4 15 (11.11%) RESTful
5 11 (8.15%) REST
6 10 (7.41%) Web Services
6 10 (7.41%) XML
7 9 (6.67%) JSON
7 9 (6.67%) Node.js
7 9 (6.67%) Spring MVC
8 8 (5.93%) J2EE
9 7 (5.19%) Highcharts JS
9 7 (5.19%) React
10 6 (4.44%) Play Framework
10 6 (4.44%) Sass
11 5 (3.70%) Angular 2
11 5 (3.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.59%) User Experience
2 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.74%) CMDB
4 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (0.74%) iPad
4 1 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.15%) Linux
2 9 (6.67%) Unix
3 3 (2.22%) Windows
4 2 (1.48%) AIX
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (83.70%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (38.52%) Scrum
3 21 (15.56%) Automated Testing
3 21 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 20 (14.81%) Open Source
5 17 (12.59%) Configuration Management
6 15 (11.11%) BDD
6 15 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 14 (10.37%) Functional Testing
7 14 (10.37%) TDD
8 13 (9.63%) Coaching
8 13 (9.63%) DevOps
9 12 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (8.89%) Kanban
9 12 (8.89%) MVC
10 11 (8.15%) Regression Testing
10 11 (8.15%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.67%) Analytics
11 9 (6.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.41%) Java
2 22 (16.30%) JavaScript
3 21 (15.56%) SQL
4 9 (6.67%) Python
5 8 (5.93%) Scala
6 7 (5.19%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.44%) C#
7 6 (4.44%) Ruby
8 3 (2.22%) Groovy
8 3 (2.22%) PHP
8 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.48%) C
9 2 (1.48%) Perl
9 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.48%) R
9 2 (1.48%) XQuery
10 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.19%) ISEB
3 7 (5.19%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.48%) Degree
6 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.74%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.74%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.48%) Docker
2 2 (1.48%) HDFS
3 1 (0.74%) Postfix
3 1 (0.74%) Squid
3 1 (0.74%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (15.56%) Puppet
2 8 (5.93%) Terraform
3 4 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.48%) Ansible
5 2 (1.48%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.74%) Consul
6 1 (0.74%) Grafana
6 1 (0.74%) Kibana
6 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.74%) logstash
6 1 (0.74%) Packer
6 1 (0.74%) Rancher
6 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (17.78%) Oracle
2 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.44%) Pega
4 4 (2.96%) Google
5 3 (2.22%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.22%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (2.22%) Informatica
5 3 (2.22%) webMethods
5 3 (2.22%) WSO2
6 2 (1.48%) BEA
6 2 (1.48%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.48%) Remedy
7 1 (0.74%) CA
7 1 (0.74%) Coverity
7 1 (0.74%) Dell
7 1 (0.74%) HP
7 1 (0.74%) IBM
7 1 (0.74%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.74%) VMware
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