The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.54% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 24.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +87.50%
JIRA
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Development Applications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
49 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.45% 7.89% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 10 7
Average daily rate £431 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.17% +3.67%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Oxford region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA.

1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Workflow
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) User Stories
3 3 (17.65%) Confluence
3 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Publishing
3 3 (17.65%) CMS
3 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) ISEB
3 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) SOAP
4 2 (11.76%) LAMP
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Spring
4 2 (11.76%) Web Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Marketing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) Confluence
2 3 (17.65%) CMS
3 2 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.88%) Alfresco
4 1 (5.88%) Drupal
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
4 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (17.65%) Publishing
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) French Language
3 1 (5.88%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Integration Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Content Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Release Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Scala Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ERP Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) SOAP
1 2 (11.76%) LAMP
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) Play Framework
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) CSS3
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) Java EE
2 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Social Media
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Blog
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Workflow
2 4 (23.53%) User Stories
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Web Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Test Management
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Kanban
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Use Case
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PHP
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
2 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (11.76%) Sitecore
3 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.88%) Omniture
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards