Period
to 2 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for YAGNI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited YAGNI over the 6 months to 2 March 2021 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.

You aren't gonna need it (YAGNI)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 115 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing YAGNI 1 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.054% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
England median daily rate £475 £560 £463
% change year-on-year -15.18% +21.08% -9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

YAGNI is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,544 2,553 4,388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.61% 83.93% 87.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,124 1,605 2,797
Median daily rate £413 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +3.45% +8.61%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £281
90th Percentile £563 £600 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 100 115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.85 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.41% -9.43% -30.00%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.24 £10.93
90th Percentile £42.63 £43.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year +23.81% -5.62% -1.11%

YAGNI
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing YAGNI as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for YAGNI in the West Midlands

YAGNI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing YAGNI in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for YAGNI in the West Midlands

YAGNI
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 YAGNI within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 2 March 2021. 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
Birmingham - 1 £500 -
YAGNI
England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, IT contractor jobs citing YAGNI 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 YAGNI.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Boot

YAGNI
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java