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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 38 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.90% 0.43% -
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +150.00%
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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
35 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.49% 11.64% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 8
Average daily rate £358 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (57.14%) Migration
2 11 (52.38%) Web Services
2 11 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (52.38%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (47.62%) Puppet
3 10 (47.62%) DevOps
3 10 (47.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (47.62%) Confluence
3 10 (47.62%) Network Security
3 10 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
3 10 (47.62%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (19.05%) Marketo
5 4 (19.05%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) Adobe
5 4 (19.05%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (19.05%) Marketing
6 3 (14.29%) System Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Management
6 3 (14.29%) Aprimo
6 3 (14.29%) QA
6 3 (14.29%) Big Data
7 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
7 2 (9.52%) SOAP

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (47.62%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (47.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.76%) Force.com
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (14.29%) Big Data
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Ant
1 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Tester
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Test Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) QA Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Manual Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) Visualforce
3 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Migration
2 10 (47.62%) DevOps
3 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) System Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) BDD
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) C++
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) Python
1 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
1 1 (4.76%) SOQL
1 1 (4.76%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Puppet
2 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Marketo
2 4 (19.05%) Adobe
2 4 (19.05%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) Aprimo
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.76%) Conga
4 1 (4.76%) Xamarin