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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 36 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.25% 1.52% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.18% 15.79% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £180.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-77.77% +958.82%
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
44 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.36% 9.60% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 15
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 4 March 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 14 (48.28%) Oracle
2 12 (41.38%) Migration
3 11 (37.93%) Web Services
3 11 (37.93%) Linux
3 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (37.93%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (34.48%) Confluence
4 10 (34.48%) Puppet
4 10 (34.48%) Network Security
4 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (34.48%) DevOps
4 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
5 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (17.24%) Test Management
7 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) Workflow
8 4 (13.79%) Publishing
8 4 (13.79%) Marketing
8 4 (13.79%) Adobe
8 4 (13.79%) HP
8 4 (13.79%) ISEB
8 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (13.79%) Marketo
8 4 (13.79%) User Stories
8 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
9 3 (10.34%) System Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Big Data
9 3 (10.34%) SOAP

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 10 (34.48%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Drupal
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Force.com
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) Big Data
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.45%) Ant
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 4 (13.79%) Publishing
1 4 (13.79%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Test Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Manual Tester
6 2 (6.90%) QA Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) ERP Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Release Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Release Manager
7 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) SOAP
3 2 (6.90%) LAMP
4 1 (3.45%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (3.45%) RESTful
4 1 (3.45%) Visualforce
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) CSS3
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) EJB
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) Java EE
4 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Migration
2 10 (34.48%) DevOps
3 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Test Management
4 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Workflow
5 4 (13.79%) User Stories
6 3 (10.34%) System Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (6.90%) Kanban
8 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.45%) BDD
8 1 (3.45%) Change Control
8 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
2 1 (3.45%) SOQL
2 1 (3.45%) SOSL
2 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) VCP4
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Puppet
2 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Oracle
2 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.79%) Adobe
3 4 (13.79%) HP
3 4 (13.79%) Marketo
4 3 (10.34%) Aprimo
5 1 (3.45%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft