Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 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 Agile (formerly GreenHopper)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 177 200
Rank change year-on-year -21 +23 -31
Contract jobs citing JIRA Agile 7 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 0.86% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
West Midlands median daily rate £280 £215 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.23% -44.52% +3.33%
10th Percentile £235 £191 £225
90th Percentile £370 £238 £483
England median daily rate £495 £475 £495
% change year-on-year +4.21% -4.09% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 1,028 699 940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.14% 14.99% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 457 535
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £281
90th Percentile £538 £575 £509
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £33.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.58% +20.00% -12.53%
10th Percentile £21.60 £13.41 £11.50
90th Percentile £57.20 £36.20 £39.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA Agile in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 October 2018. 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
Herefordshire -14 5 £240 +11.63%
Worcestershire - 1 £320 -
Solihull - 1 £375 -
JIRA Agile
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) SpecFlow
2 6 (85.71%) Gherkin
2 6 (85.71%) Acceptance Criteria
3 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 5 (71.43%) QA
3 5 (71.43%) Retail
3 5 (71.43%) Google
4 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
4 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 4 (57.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) COM
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 1 (14.29%) NoSQL

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (71.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) QA Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Gherkin
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) COM
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Raspberry Pi
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Acceptance Criteria
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 5 (71.43%) SDLC
4 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft