Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 52 71
Rank change year-on-year +30 +19 -26
Contract jobs citing JIRA 117 60 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.47% 4.79% 2.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.51% 17.00% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 55 30
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £250
90th Percentile £570 £538 £464
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £36.00 £39.37 £39.69
% change year-on-year -8.56% -0.79% -2.01%

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 339 353 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 27.45% 28.17% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 256 206
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £450 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.22% +3.00%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £265
90th Percentile £604 £553 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £55.00 £40.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.80% -1.82% +71.88%
10th Percentile £32.50 £36.20 £22.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £42.55 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +32 82 £500 - 5
Kidlington +6 16 £500 +11.11%
Abingdon - 1 £425 - 1
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 82 (70.09%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.44%) Confluence
3 51 (43.59%) Java
4 50 (42.74%) Amazon AWS
5 41 (35.04%) Test Automation
6 39 (33.33%) Scrum
7 28 (23.93%) Kanban
7 28 (23.93%) Jenkins
8 27 (23.08%) SQL
9 25 (21.37%) TDD
10 24 (20.51%) BDD
11 23 (19.66%) QA
11 23 (19.66%) Web Services
12 22 (18.80%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (18.80%) Publishing
12 22 (18.80%) Git (software)
13 21 (17.95%) SOAP
14 19 (16.24%) Oracle
14 19 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (16.24%) Open Source
14 19 (16.24%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (16.24%) Software Delivery
15 18 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
15 18 (15.38%) Talend
15 18 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
16 17 (14.53%) Regression Testing
17 16 (13.68%) Migration
17 16 (13.68%) Change Management
17 16 (13.68%) Maven

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 52 (44.44%) Confluence
2 8 (6.84%) JBoss
2 8 (6.84%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.98%) Apache
4 6 (5.13%) IIS
4 6 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.71%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.71%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.85%) CMS
7 1 (0.85%) Drupal
7 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 50 (42.74%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (16.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (10.26%) SaaS
4 7 (5.98%) GitHub
4 7 (5.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (4.27%) PaaS
6 4 (3.42%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (3.42%) Serverless
6 4 (3.42%) Slack
7 3 (2.56%) Akamai
8 2 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.85%) npm
9 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (1.71%) Intranet
3 1 (0.85%) Firewall
3 1 (0.85%) Network Security
3 1 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.13%) Redis
4 5 (4.27%) MySQL
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.71%) Big Data
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (23.93%) Jenkins
2 22 (18.80%) Git (software)
3 18 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
3 18 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
4 16 (13.68%) JUnit
4 16 (13.68%) Maven
5 11 (9.40%) SoapUI
6 8 (6.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (5.13%) Bitbucket
7 6 (5.13%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.13%) Selenium
8 5 (4.27%) JMeter
9 4 (3.42%) JProfiler
9 4 (3.42%) LoadRunner
9 4 (3.42%) VisualVM
9 4 (3.42%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.42%) YourKit
10 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.71%) FrontPage
11 2 (1.71%) Mocha
General
1 22 (18.80%) Publishing
2 10 (8.55%) Finance
3 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (29.06%) Developer
2 16 (13.68%) Analyst
3 13 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 13 (11.11%) Scrum Master
4 11 (9.40%) Test Leader
4 11 (9.40%) Test Manager
5 10 (8.55%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.55%) Tester
6 9 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Agile Business Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) Applications Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) ETL Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Agile Product Owner
8 7 (5.98%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Product Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Product Owner
8 7 (5.98%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.98%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.66%) Web Services
2 21 (17.95%) SOAP
3 15 (12.82%) REST
4 9 (7.69%) HTML
5 7 (5.98%) CSS
5 7 (5.98%) Spring
6 6 (5.13%) Symfony
6 6 (5.13%) Velocity
7 5 (4.27%) Gherkin
7 5 (4.27%) LAMP
7 5 (4.27%) Middleware
8 4 (3.42%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.42%) JAX-RS
8 4 (3.42%) jQuery
8 4 (3.42%) JSON
8 4 (3.42%) JSP
8 4 (3.42%) RESTful
8 4 (3.42%) XML
9 3 (2.56%) EDI
9 3 (2.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.56%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.71%) NHS
4 2 (1.71%) Wiki
5 1 (0.85%) Animation
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) Fintech
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.68%) Linux
2 10 (8.55%) Windows
3 8 (6.84%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.98%) Unix
5 1 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (70.09%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.04%) Test Automation
3 39 (33.33%) Scrum
4 28 (23.93%) Kanban
5 25 (21.37%) TDD
6 24 (20.51%) BDD
7 19 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (16.24%) Open Source
7 19 (16.24%) Software Delivery
7 19 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (14.53%) Regression Testing
9 16 (13.68%) Change Management
9 16 (13.68%) Migration
10 15 (12.82%) API Testing
11 14 (11.97%) SDLC
12 13 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
13 12 (10.26%) DevOps
13 12 (10.26%) ITIL
13 12 (10.26%) Test Management
13 12 (10.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (43.59%) Java
2 27 (23.08%) SQL
3 11 (9.40%) PL/SQL
4 7 (5.98%) PHP
5 6 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.13%) Python
6 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.71%) Ruby
8 1 (0.85%) C-shell
8 1 (0.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 14 (11.97%) Degree
2 11 (9.40%) ISEB
2 11 (9.40%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.66%) QA
2 6 (5.13%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.42%) SLA
4 3 (2.56%) PMO
5 1 (0.85%) GCP
System Software
1 15 (12.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) Ansible
2 6 (5.13%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.13%) Puppet
3 4 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.42%) Terraform
4 3 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (1.71%) Packer
6 1 (0.85%) Kibana
6 1 (0.85%) SCCM
6 1 (0.85%) SCOM
6 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (18.80%) Salesforce.com
2 19 (16.24%) Oracle
3 18 (15.38%) Talend
4 6 (5.13%) Google
4 6 (5.13%) New Relic
4 6 (5.13%) Splunk
5 4 (3.42%) HP
5 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.42%) SAP
6 3 (2.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.85%) Apiary
7 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds