Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Atlassian JIRA
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 39 61
Rank change year-on-year +13 +22 -18
Contract jobs citing JIRA 67 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.65% 5.12% 1.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.18% 19.13% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 34 7
Oxford median daily rate £500 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £400 £377 £335
90th Percentile £575 £532 £475
Oxfordshire median daily rate £495 £463 £350
% change year-on-year +7.03% +32.14% -26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

JIRA is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 222 183 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 31.99% 26.79% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 141 103
Oxford median daily rate £500 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% +21.43%
10th Percentile £300 £319 £266
90th Percentile £626 £575 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £489 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +8.61% +9.09% +11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Oxford median hourly rate £55.00 - £36.25
10th Percentile £32.50 - £22.00
90th Percentile £77.50 - £51.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £55.00 £38.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +42.86% +0.65% +59.38%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Oxford

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Oxford

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Oxford over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 58 (86.57%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (56.72%) Confluence
3 32 (47.76%) Scrum
4 23 (34.33%) Kanban
5 20 (29.85%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (29.85%) Java
6 18 (26.87%) Test Automation
7 17 (25.37%) Jenkins
8 15 (22.39%) Software Delivery
9 14 (20.90%) SQL
9 14 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (20.90%) Acceptance Criteria
10 13 (19.40%) Change Management
10 13 (19.40%) SDLC
10 13 (19.40%) QA
11 12 (17.91%) Release Management
11 12 (17.91%) User Stories
11 12 (17.91%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (17.91%) Project Management
12 11 (16.42%) Web Services
13 10 (14.93%) Finance
13 10 (14.93%) TDD
13 10 (14.93%) BDD
14 9 (13.43%) Business Analysis
14 9 (13.43%) Publishing
14 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
15 8 (11.94%) ITIL
15 8 (11.94%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
15 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration

JIRA
Co-occurring 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 38 (56.72%) Confluence
2 6 (8.96%) JBoss
2 6 (8.96%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (29.85%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.97%) Office 365
4 3 (4.48%) Akamai
4 3 (4.48%) SaaS
5 2 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.99%) Serverless
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.49%) GitHub
6 1 (1.49%) PaaS
6 1 (1.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Intranet
2 1 (1.49%) DNS
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.48%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.45%) JUnit
3 6 (8.96%) SoapUI
4 5 (7.46%) Maven
5 4 (5.97%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.99%) FrontPage
7 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.99%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.49%) GitLab
8 1 (1.49%) JMeter
8 1 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Analyst
2 13 (19.40%) Business Analyst
2 13 (19.40%) Scrum Master
3 10 (14.93%) Agile Business Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Agile Coach
4 8 (11.94%) Agile Product Owner
4 8 (11.94%) Agile Scrum Master
4 8 (11.94%) Product Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Product Business Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Product Owner
5 7 (10.45%) Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.45%) Software Project Manager
5 7 (10.45%) Test Leader
6 6 (8.96%) Development Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Software Development Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Software Development Project Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) Web Services
2 7 (10.45%) SOAP
3 6 (8.96%) Velocity
4 4 (5.97%) HTML
5 3 (4.48%) CSS
5 3 (4.48%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.99%) Classic ASP
6 2 (2.99%) jQuery
6 2 (2.99%) JSP
6 2 (2.99%) REST
6 2 (2.99%) Spring
6 2 (2.99%) Symfony
7 1 (1.49%) .NET
7 1 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.49%) JSON
7 1 (1.49%) JSTL
7 1 (1.49%) LAMP
7 1 (1.49%) Servlets
7 1 (1.49%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) User Experience
3 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.99%) Wiki
4 1 (1.49%) Fintech
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) Unix
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (86.57%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (47.76%) Scrum
3 23 (34.33%) Kanban
4 18 (26.87%) Test Automation
5 15 (22.39%) Software Delivery
6 14 (20.90%) Acceptance Criteria
6 14 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (19.40%) Change Management
7 13 (19.40%) SDLC
8 12 (17.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (17.91%) Project Management
8 12 (17.91%) Release Management
8 12 (17.91%) User Stories
9 10 (14.93%) BDD
9 10 (14.93%) TDD
10 9 (13.43%) Business Analysis
10 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
11 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (11.94%) ITIL
11 8 (11.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) Java
2 14 (20.90%) SQL
3 3 (4.48%) Python
4 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.99%) PHP
4 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.49%) C-shell
5 1 (1.49%) Groovy
5 1 (1.49%) Perl
5 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) ISEB
2 3 (4.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) QA
2 5 (7.46%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.48%) PMO
4 2 (2.99%) SLA
5 1 (1.49%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Puppet
2 2 (2.99%) Ansible
2 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.99%) Terraform
3 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.49%) Packer
3 1 (1.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (10.45%) Talend
3 5 (7.46%) New Relic
4 4 (5.97%) Apple
4 4 (5.97%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle
5 3 (4.48%) Splunk
5 3 (4.48%) Tableau
6 1 (1.49%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds