Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 51 71
Rank change year-on-year -4 +20 +15
Contract jobs citing JIRA 53 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.59% 2.81% 1.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.20% 17.79% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 27
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £345 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.19% -24.18% +21.33%
10th Percentile £298 £247 £375
90th Percentile £516 £500 £515
West Midlands median daily rate £428 £460 £440
% change year-on-year -7.07% +4.66% +24.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £42.50
West Midlands median hourly rate - £33.44 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -21.32% +38.35%

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 276 208 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.71% 15.78% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 147 153
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £530 £505
West Midlands median daily rate £427 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.47% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £27.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.95% -35.88% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.89 £33.22 £33.00
% change year-on-year -49.16% +0.67% -

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 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 43 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.94%) Selenium
3 24 (45.28%) Test Automation
3 24 (45.28%) Confluence
4 20 (37.74%) Jenkins
4 20 (37.74%) SQL
5 19 (35.85%) Scrum
6 17 (32.08%) WebDriver
6 17 (32.08%) Cucumber
7 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (24.53%) CRM
8 13 (24.53%) Java
8 13 (24.53%) BDD
8 13 (24.53%) User Stories
8 13 (24.53%) API Testing
8 13 (24.53%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (22.64%) DevOps
9 12 (22.64%) SoapUI
9 12 (22.64%) RESTful
9 12 (22.64%) Performance Testing
9 12 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (22.64%) Migration
10 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (18.87%) Test Management
11 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
11 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
11 10 (18.87%) JMeter
11 10 (18.87%) Retail
11 10 (18.87%) Exploratory Testing
11 10 (18.87%) Linux Command Line

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 24 (45.28%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) GlassFish
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) JBoss
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.43%) Slack
3 3 (5.66%) GitHub
3 3 (5.66%) Trello
4 1 (1.89%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) DNS
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
1 2 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (3.77%) iSCSI
1 2 (3.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.43%) MySQL
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.66%) Power BI
4 3 (5.66%) Redis
5 2 (3.77%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) Big Data
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (50.94%) Selenium
2 20 (37.74%) Jenkins
3 17 (32.08%) Cucumber
3 17 (32.08%) WebDriver
4 12 (22.64%) SoapUI
5 10 (18.87%) JMeter
6 8 (15.09%) SpecFlow
7 7 (13.21%) TestRail
8 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
9 5 (9.43%) Subversion
9 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
11 3 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (5.66%) Axure RP
11 3 (5.66%) Bitbucket
11 3 (5.66%) Jasmine
11 3 (5.66%) Mocha
11 3 (5.66%) Protractor
12 2 (3.77%) MSBuild
12 2 (3.77%) Sahi
General
1 10 (18.87%) Retail
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) Automotive
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Persian Language
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Tester
2 12 (22.64%) Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Automation Tester
4 9 (16.98%) Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Test Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Scrum Master
7 4 (7.55%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Designer
8 3 (5.66%) Java Automation Tester
8 3 (5.66%) UX Designer
9 2 (3.77%) Agile Scrum Master
9 2 (3.77%) Azure DevOps
9 2 (3.77%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Functional Tester
9 2 (3.77%) ITIL Business Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) RESTful
2 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
3 8 (15.09%) Gherkin
3 8 (15.09%) Web Services
4 5 (9.43%) CSS
4 5 (9.43%) SOAP
4 5 (9.43%) Spring
4 5 (9.43%) XML
5 3 (5.66%) .NET
5 3 (5.66%) HTML
5 3 (5.66%) HTML5
5 3 (5.66%) JSON
5 3 (5.66%) LESS
5 3 (5.66%) Node.js
5 3 (5.66%) Sass
5 3 (5.66%) Symfony
6 2 (3.77%) Ajax
6 2 (3.77%) LDAP
6 2 (3.77%) Memcached
6 2 (3.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.87%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (9.43%) User Experience
4 4 (7.55%) NHS
5 2 (3.77%) Clustering
5 2 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.77%) Wiki
6 1 (1.89%) Blog
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.89%) PMI
6 1 (1.89%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Unix
2 6 (11.32%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) CentOS
4 2 (3.77%) Debian
4 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (45.28%) Test Automation
3 19 (35.85%) Scrum
4 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (24.53%) API Testing
5 13 (24.53%) BDD
5 13 (24.53%) CRM
5 13 (24.53%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (24.53%) User Stories
6 12 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (22.64%) DevOps
6 12 (22.64%) Migration
6 12 (22.64%) Performance Testing
7 10 (18.87%) Exploratory Testing
7 10 (18.87%) Test Management
8 9 (16.98%) Regression Testing
9 8 (15.09%) Analytical Thinking
9 8 (15.09%) Creative Thinking
9 8 (15.09%) Load Testing
9 8 (15.09%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) Java
3 9 (16.98%) PL/SQL
4 7 (13.21%) C#
4 7 (13.21%) Python
5 6 (11.32%) PHP
6 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.77%) Perl
7 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.77%) Ruby
7 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) C++
8 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.89%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
1 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.43%) ISEB
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) QA
2 4 (7.55%) PMO
3 1 (1.89%) GDPR
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.77%) NFS
1 2 (3.77%) Samba
1 2 (3.77%) Squid
1 2 (3.77%) Varnish
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HAProxy
1 2 (3.77%) Nagios
1 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
1 2 (3.77%) WMI
2 1 (1.89%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Atlassian
2 4 (7.55%) Zend
3 3 (5.66%) Splunk
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.77%) Tableau
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) WSO2
5 1 (1.89%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.89%) Remedy