Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 6 months to 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Atlassian JIRA
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 59 68
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9 +14
Contract jobs citing JIRA 49 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.48% 2.76% 1.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.07% 18.29% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 15
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £304 £301 £292
90th Percentile £528 £488 £506
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £33.44 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +11.47% +50.00%

JIRA is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 257 246 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.24% 15.11% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 171 156
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.59% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £269 £284
90th Percentile £550 £538 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £25.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.00 £33.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% +40.43% -24.73%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Birmingham

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Birmingham

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (51.02%) Jenkins
3 23 (46.94%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (40.82%) Selenium
5 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (30.61%) Confluence
6 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
6 12 (24.49%) Docker
6 12 (24.49%) Cucumber
7 11 (22.45%) C#
7 11 (22.45%) .NET
7 11 (22.45%) TDD
7 11 (22.45%) SoapUI
8 10 (20.41%) DevOps
8 10 (20.41%) Microservices
8 10 (20.41%) JMeter
8 10 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
9 9 (18.37%) SQL
9 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
9 9 (18.37%) UML
9 9 (18.37%) NUnit
9 9 (18.37%) Migration
9 9 (18.37%) Scrum
9 9 (18.37%) Retail
9 9 (18.37%) Performance Testing
9 9 (18.37%) API Testing
9 9 (18.37%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (18.37%) RESTful
9 9 (18.37%) Moq

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 15 (30.61%) Confluence
2 2 (4.08%) Anypoint
2 2 (4.08%) Mule
3 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (12.24%) Serverless
5 4 (8.16%) SaaS
6 3 (6.12%) GitHub
7 2 (4.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (4.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (4.08%) Amazon S3
7 2 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (4.08%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (4.08%) AWS CodePipeline
7 2 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (4.08%) Azure Functions
7 2 (4.08%) CloudFront
8 1 (2.04%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (51.02%) Jenkins
2 20 (40.82%) Selenium
3 12 (24.49%) Cucumber
4 11 (22.45%) SoapUI
5 10 (20.41%) JMeter
6 9 (18.37%) Moq
6 9 (18.37%) NUnit
7 7 (14.29%) WebDriver
8 4 (8.16%) Axure RP
9 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
10 2 (4.08%) Maven
10 2 (4.08%) MSTest
10 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
10 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
11 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (2.04%) Hudson
11 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
11 1 (2.04%) PHPUnit
11 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (18.37%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Architect
4 7 (14.29%) Tester
5 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Automation Tester
7 4 (8.16%) Designer
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Architect
7 4 (8.16%) UX Designer
8 3 (6.12%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Java Automation Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.08%) QA Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) .NET
2 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
2 9 (18.37%) RESTful
3 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
4 7 (14.29%) Web Services
5 5 (10.20%) CSS
5 5 (10.20%) Spring
6 4 (8.16%) Node.js
7 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.08%) Dojo
8 2 (4.08%) Entity Framework
8 2 (4.08%) HTML
8 2 (4.08%) HTML5
8 2 (4.08%) jQuery
8 2 (4.08%) SAML
9 1 (2.04%) OAuth
9 1 (2.04%) OpenID
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (2.04%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) User Experience
3 4 (8.16%) NHS
4 2 (4.08%) SCADA
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
4 11 (22.45%) TDD
5 10 (20.41%) DevOps
5 10 (20.41%) Microservices
5 10 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (18.37%) API Testing
6 9 (18.37%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (18.37%) Migration
6 9 (18.37%) Performance Testing
6 9 (18.37%) Scrum
6 9 (18.37%) UML
7 7 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
7 7 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
7 7 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Load Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Web Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) C#
2 9 (18.37%) SQL
3 8 (16.33%) Java
4 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.20%) Python
6 2 (4.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) C++
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) PHP 7
7 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.12%) ISEB
5 2 (4.08%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) PMO
3 2 (4.08%) GDPR
3 2 (4.08%) SLA
4 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) Docker
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Ansible
1 3 (6.12%) Kubernetes
1 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
1 3 (6.12%) Terraform
2 2 (4.08%) Mesos
2 2 (4.08%) rkt
2 2 (4.08%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) MuleSoft
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.04%) Remedy
4 1 (2.04%) Zend