Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 18 October 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 22 75
Rank change year-on-year -46 +53 -6
Contract jobs citing JIRA 24 100 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.95% 8.22% 2.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.83% 31.45% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 92 31
Oxfordshire median daily rate £504 £464 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.63% +6.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £334 £375 £375
90th Percentile £558 £570 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £44.12 £39.37
% change year-on-year +19.01% +12.05% -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 187 318 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.20% 26.15% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 257 221
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £294 £342 £320
90th Percentile £600 £590 £525
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £55.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +35.80% -10.00%
10th Percentile £47.50 £32.50 £36.20
90th Percentile £52.50 £77.50 £42.55
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Oxfordshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Oxfordshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Oxfordshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -41 5 £550 +14.58% 7
Thame - 5 £520 -
Kidlington -13 1 £475 -5.00%
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Confluence
3 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (25.00%) Qlik Sense
3 6 (25.00%) Power BI
3 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.83%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (20.83%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (20.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 5 (20.83%) New Relic
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (20.83%) Akamai
4 5 (20.83%) Splunk
5 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (16.67%) QA
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (16.67%) ETL
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (12.50%) Validation
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 9 (37.50%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Akamai
1 5 (20.83%) Azure Data Factory
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) CloudTest
2 3 (12.50%) Google Analytics
3 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (25.00%) Power BI
1 6 (25.00%) Qlik Sense
2 5 (20.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.50%) Big Data
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.33%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.50%) JMeter
2 3 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (12.50%) LoadUI
2 3 (12.50%) NeoLoad
2 3 (12.50%) OpenSTA
2 3 (12.50%) WebLOAD
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) TestNG
3 1 (4.17%) TestRail
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 5 (20.83%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Operations Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Web Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Web Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Azure Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) ETL Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Stress Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) RESTful
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
1 1 (4.17%) Velocity
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.17%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (4.17%) Replication
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
1 1 (4.17%) Video on Demand
1 1 (4.17%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (25.00%) Scrum
2 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
3 5 (20.83%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (16.67%) ETL
4 4 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Stress Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.50%) Test Management
5 3 (12.50%) User Stories
5 3 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (12.50%) GDPR
2 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) New Relic
1 5 (20.83%) Splunk
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com