The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 49 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing JIRA 18 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.43% 0.62% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.38% 6.82% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £240 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -28.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £148 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £288 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £359 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +12.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+7.18% -17.29%
JIRA
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
77 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.39% 9.07% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 31 23
Average daily rate £405 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £244 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Oxfordshire region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -5 8 £375 +25.00% 1
Kidlington - 2 £375 -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 15 (50.00%) Oracle
1 15 (50.00%) Migration
2 14 (46.67%) Web Services
2 14 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (46.67%) Confluence
2 14 (46.67%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (43.33%) Puppet
3 13 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (43.33%) DevOps
3 13 (43.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (43.33%) Linux
3 13 (43.33%) Red Hat
3 13 (43.33%) Network Security
4 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (26.67%) QA
5 8 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (20.00%) HP
7 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.33%) Marketo
8 4 (13.33%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (13.33%) Adobe
8 4 (13.33%) Publishing
8 4 (13.33%) Marketing
8 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (10.00%) .NET
9 3 (10.00%) C#
9 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (10.00%) Aprimo
10 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 14 (46.67%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 14 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (43.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.33%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (3.33%) Force.com
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.33%) Ant
3 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (13.33%) Publishing
1 4 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Test Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Tester
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) QA Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.67%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.33%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) REST
3 2 (6.67%) SOAP
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) JAX-RS
4 1 (3.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Migration
2 13 (43.33%) DevOps
3 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) BDD
5 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Use Case
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Test Management
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) C++
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) C
2 2 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
3 1 (3.33%) SOQL
3 1 (3.33%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
1 1 (3.33%) CBAP
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) Puppet
2 8 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 13 (43.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) Marketo
4 4 (13.33%) Adobe
5 3 (10.00%) Aprimo
6 2 (6.67%) Xamarin
7 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.33%) Conga