Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 72 79
Rank change year-on-year +16 +7 -5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 39 33 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.49% 2.20% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.03% 11.58% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 3
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £325 £323
90th Percentile £491 £505 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +6.25% +23.08% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.22 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.73% +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 229 285 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.60% 18.97% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 187 72
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £269 £270 £263
90th Percentile £525 £505 £487
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +5.00% +18.52% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Birmingham median hourly rate £25.50 - £42.50
10th Percentile £15.10 - £16.25
90th Percentile £36.30 - £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year +6.45% -1.40% -16.16%

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 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Scrum
3 14 (35.90%) Confluence
4 13 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 11 (28.21%) DevOps
6 10 (25.64%) Finance
6 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (25.64%) Java
6 10 (25.64%) Linux
6 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
7 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (23.08%) Banking
7 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
7 9 (23.08%) Ansible
8 8 (20.51%) Docker
8 8 (20.51%) Puppet
8 8 (20.51%) Waterfall
8 8 (20.51%) Bitbucket
8 8 (20.51%) Terraform
9 7 (17.95%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (17.95%) CentOS
9 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (17.95%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (17.95%) Service Management
9 7 (17.95%) SQL
9 7 (17.95%) JUnit
9 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared

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 14 (35.90%) Confluence
2 7 (17.95%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (15.38%) Apache
3 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon S3
2 6 (15.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) DNS
1 6 (15.38%) HTTP
1 6 (15.38%) OpenLDAP
1 6 (15.38%) OpenVPN
1 6 (15.38%) SSH
2 2 (5.13%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 8 (20.51%) Bitbucket
4 7 (17.95%) JUnit
4 7 (17.95%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (15.38%) Ant
5 6 (15.38%) Liquibase
5 6 (15.38%) Maven
5 6 (15.38%) SonarQube
6 3 (7.69%) Selenium
6 3 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
7 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.56%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (2.56%) JMeter
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 3 (7.69%) Advertising
5 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Scrum Master
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Scrum Master
6 3 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.69%) Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Compliance Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Compliance Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (5.13%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Regulatory Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Regulatory Compliance Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Regulatory Compliance Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (15.38%) MCollective
1 6 (15.38%) REST
2 4 (10.26%) XML
3 3 (7.69%) XML Messaging
4 2 (5.13%) COM
4 2 (5.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) .NET
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) DOM
5 1 (2.56%) EDI
5 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) JSON
5 1 (2.56%) LINQ
5 1 (2.56%) RESTful
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (7.69%) EPoS
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Smart Home
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) CentOS
3 6 (15.38%) Windows
4 3 (7.69%) Android
4 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Scrum
3 11 (28.21%) DevOps
4 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
5 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (20.51%) Waterfall
7 7 (17.95%) Service Management
8 6 (15.38%) Coaching
8 6 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (15.38%) Defect Management
8 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
8 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
9 5 (12.82%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (12.82%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Change Management
10 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
10 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 6 (15.38%) Groovy
4 2 (5.13%) Apple Swift
4 2 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Kotlin
4 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
4 2 (5.13%) Objective-C
4 2 (5.13%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Docker
2 6 (15.38%) Postfix
2 6 (15.38%) Squid
2 6 (15.38%) vCloud
2 6 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Ansible
2 8 (20.51%) Puppet
2 8 (20.51%) Terraform
3 6 (15.38%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (15.38%) Kibana
3 6 (15.38%) Kubernetes
3 6 (15.38%) logstash
3 6 (15.38%) Rancher
3 6 (15.38%) Rsyslog
3 6 (15.38%) Sysdig
3 6 (15.38%) ZABBIX
4 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (5.13%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Sonatype
2 6 (15.38%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) CollabNet
4 2 (5.13%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.56%) Altova
5 1 (2.56%) DevExpress