Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 53 56
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 +24
Contract jobs citing JIRA 46 54 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.32% 3.49% 2.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.00% 18.95% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 28
Birmingham median daily rate £433 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +19.30% -19.31%
10th Percentile £304 £307 £246
90th Percentile £521 £539 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £430 £460
% change year-on-year +4.65% -6.52% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +90.00% -24.24% -22.35%

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 219 285 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.80% 18.41% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 203 152
Birmingham median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £549 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £434 £420
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.27% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +43.86% -30.91%
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -23.08% -9.72%

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 17 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) AngularJS
3 15 (32.61%) Confluence
4 14 (30.43%) Java
5 13 (28.26%) CSS
6 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
6 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
6 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
7 10 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (19.57%) Selenium
8 9 (19.57%) Migration
8 9 (19.57%) Spring
8 9 (19.57%) Docker
9 8 (17.39%) jQuery
9 8 (17.39%) RESTful
9 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
9 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
9 8 (17.39%) SQL
10 7 (15.22%) Windows
10 7 (15.22%) .NET
10 7 (15.22%) C#
10 7 (15.22%) HTML
10 7 (15.22%) WebDriver
10 7 (15.22%) Scrum
10 7 (15.22%) SoapUI
10 7 (15.22%) Java 8
10 7 (15.22%) API Testing
11 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy

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 (32.61%) Confluence
2 4 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.17%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) GIMP
1 5 (10.87%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Serverless
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (2.17%) AWS CodePipeline
3 1 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) Azure Functions
3 1 (2.17%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Skype
2 2 (4.35%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
1 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
2 9 (19.57%) Selenium
3 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
4 7 (15.22%) SoapUI
4 7 (15.22%) WebDriver
5 5 (10.87%) Grunt
5 5 (10.87%) gulp
5 5 (10.87%) JMeter
5 5 (10.87%) Subversion
5 5 (10.87%) webpack
6 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.17%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.17%) Maven
7 1 (2.17%) Moq
7 1 (2.17%) MSTest
7 1 (2.17%) NUnit
7 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Architect
3 5 (10.87%) Automation Tester
3 5 (10.87%) Telephony Architect
3 5 (10.87%) Tester
3 5 (10.87%) UI Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Developer in Test
5 3 (6.52%) Digital Product Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Java Developer in Test
5 3 (6.52%) Product Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Test Automation Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) AngularJS
2 13 (28.26%) CSS
3 9 (19.57%) Spring
4 8 (17.39%) jQuery
4 8 (17.39%) RESTful
5 7 (15.22%) .NET
5 7 (15.22%) HTML
6 6 (13.04%) HTML5
7 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (10.87%) CSS3
7 5 (10.87%) JSON
7 5 (10.87%) LESS
7 5 (10.87%) Sass
7 5 (10.87%) Semantic HTML
8 4 (8.70%) Ajax
8 4 (8.70%) Backbone.js
8 4 (8.70%) JSON Schema
8 4 (8.70%) Kendo UI
8 4 (8.70%) React
8 4 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) PKI
3 4 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.17%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
3 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (19.57%) Migration
5 7 (15.22%) API Testing
5 7 (15.22%) Scrum
6 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
6 6 (13.04%) Web Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Defect Management
7 5 (10.87%) Load Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Performance Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Web Development
8 4 (8.70%) Analytical Thinking
8 4 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.70%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (8.70%) DevOps
8 4 (8.70%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (8.70%) User Stories
8 4 (8.70%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Java
2 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) C#
3 7 (15.22%) Java 8
4 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (6.52%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.17%) Ansible
4 1 (2.17%) HP ALM
4 1 (2.17%) Mesos
4 1 (2.17%) rkt
4 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Sparx
3 2 (4.35%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.17%) BEA
4 1 (2.17%) Informatica
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) Splunk
4 1 (2.17%) Talend
4 1 (2.17%) UiPath
4 1 (2.17%) webMethods
4 1 (2.17%) WSO2