The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 40 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 14 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.14% 4.36% 1.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.22% 19.23% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 1
Median daily rate £485 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.17% -1.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.26%
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
92 78 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.22% 22.67% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 67 11
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) Scrum
4 13 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 13 (50.00%) Talend
5 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (46.15%) Maven
5 12 (46.15%) SQL
5 12 (46.15%) SOAP
5 12 (46.15%) Web Services
6 10 (38.46%) JUnit
6 10 (38.46%) Confluence
7 9 (34.62%) QA
7 9 (34.62%) Performance Testing
7 9 (34.62%) Kanban
7 9 (34.62%) Project Management
8 8 (30.77%) Change Management
8 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
8 8 (30.77%) Validation
8 8 (30.77%) Data Validation
8 8 (30.77%) Time Management
8 8 (30.77%) SoapUI
8 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (30.77%) Process Improvement
8 8 (30.77%) Product Management
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
8 8 (30.77%) Test Planning

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (38.46%) Confluence
2 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
3 4 (15.38%) JBoss
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SSH
1 3 (11.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 12 (46.15%) Maven
3 10 (38.46%) JUnit
4 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 8 (30.77%) SoapUI
5 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 5 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.85%) GitLab
7 1 (3.85%) Mockito
General
1 5 (19.23%) Publishing
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Test Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Integration Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Service Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Regression Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SOA Developer
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Lead
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) SOAP
1 12 (46.15%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) REST
3 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
3 5 (19.23%) JPA
3 5 (19.23%) Spring
4 4 (15.38%) Apache Camel
4 4 (15.38%) Apache CXF
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (15.38%) RESTful
4 4 (15.38%) XML
4 4 (15.38%) XML Schema
5 3 (11.54%) JAX-RS
6 2 (7.69%) J2EE
7 1 (3.85%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Scrum
3 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (34.62%) Kanban
4 9 (34.62%) Performance Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Project Management
5 8 (30.77%) API Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Change Management
5 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (30.77%) Data Validation
5 8 (30.77%) Process Improvement
5 8 (30.77%) Product Management
5 8 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (30.77%) Test Planning
5 8 (30.77%) Time Management
5 8 (30.77%) Validation
6 7 (26.92%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (26.92%) IT Audit
7 6 (23.08%) Migration
8 5 (19.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Talend
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Informatica
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow