Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 187 199
Rank change year-on-year -20 +12 -29
Contract jobs citing JIRA Agile 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.062% 0.051%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
West Midlands median daily rate - £215 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -53.13% +22.33%
England median daily rate £490 £500 £505
% change year-on-year -1.90% -1.09% +1.00%
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 1,137 746 872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.06% 15.38% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 482 478
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.24% +0.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £279
90th Percentile £559 £563 £500
England median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 12
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.00 £33.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +40.43% -25.25%
10th Percentile £42.50 £13.51 £11.50
90th Percentile £61.38 £40.05 £35.78
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 15 December 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 -15 2 - -
JIRA Agile
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Google