Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for JIRA Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA Agile over the 6 months to 24 June 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 Agile (formerly GreenHopper)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 179 161
Rank change year-on-year +1 -18 +14
Contract jobs citing JIRA Agile 3 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.066% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 1.42% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 8
West Midlands median daily rate £633 £240 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +163.54% +3.23% -39.02%
10th Percentile £587 £208 £198
90th Percentile £672 £338 £410
England median daily rate £475 £475 £470
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £175.00 -

JIRA Agile 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 960 845 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.04% 17.24% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 532 408
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £438 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.71% +5.13%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £263
90th Percentile £600 £559 £550
England median daily rate £485 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.11% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 13
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.75 £41.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.24% +26.15% -13.33%
10th Percentile £12.00 £17.71 £23.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.15 £41.31
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% -1.18%

JIRA Agile
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing JIRA Agile as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA Agile in the West Midlands

JIRA Agile
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA Agile in the West Midlands

JIRA Agile
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 Agile within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 3 £633 -
JIRA Agile
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA Agile 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for JIRA Agile.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Confluence
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Data Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban

JIRA Agile
Co-occurring 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 3 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Data Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared