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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 41 43
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 48 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 7.66% 3.91% 3.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.26% 20.54% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 22 26
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £519 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +8.82% +19.71%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 190 112 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 30.30% 19.05% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 83 101
Median daily rate £470 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +17 30 £425 -17.07% 5
Kidlington -2 3 £425 -5.55%
Abingdon - 1 £425 - 1
Wallingford - 1 £300 -
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 51 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.16%) Java
2 29 (38.16%) Test Automation
3 28 (36.84%) Confluence
4 26 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (27.63%) TDD
6 20 (26.32%) BDD
7 19 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (23.68%) Regression Testing
8 18 (23.68%) Oracle
9 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
10 16 (21.05%) JavaScript
11 14 (18.42%) XML
11 14 (18.42%) Open Source
11 14 (18.42%) SaaS
11 14 (18.42%) Test Management
12 13 (17.11%) Waterfall
12 13 (17.11%) Test Strategy
12 13 (17.11%) SOAP
12 13 (17.11%) ETL
12 13 (17.11%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (15.79%) Web Services
13 12 (15.79%) ITIL
14 11 (14.47%) Bitbucket
14 11 (14.47%) Oracle Database
14 11 (14.47%) RESTful
14 11 (14.47%) Matrix Management
14 11 (14.47%) Matrix Organization
15 10 (13.16%) Talend Open Studio
15 10 (13.16%) Talend

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 28 (36.84%) Confluence
2 9 (11.84%) JBoss
3 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.95%) Apache
5 2 (2.63%) IIS
6 1 (1.32%) Drupal
6 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.32%) nginx
6 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.32%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (18.42%) SaaS
3 9 (11.84%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.95%) GitHub
6 2 (2.63%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.32%) Office 365
7 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (11.84%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.21%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.89%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (7.89%) Big Data
5 4 (5.26%) Redis
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (1.32%) MySQL
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.47%) Bitbucket
3 10 (13.16%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (9.21%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.89%) Mocha
7 5 (6.58%) Cucumber
7 5 (6.58%) Maven
7 5 (6.58%) Selenium
7 5 (6.58%) WebDriver
8 4 (5.26%) JMeter
8 4 (5.26%) JUnit
8 4 (5.26%) LoadRunner
9 3 (3.95%) JProfiler
9 3 (3.95%) VisualVM
9 3 (3.95%) YourKit
10 2 (2.63%) git-flow
10 2 (2.63%) webpack
11 1 (1.32%) JIRA Agile
General
1 8 (10.53%) Publishing
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (51.32%) Developer
2 11 (14.47%) Java Developer
2 11 (14.47%) Test Manager
3 8 (10.53%) Integration Developer
3 8 (10.53%) Node.js Developer
4 7 (9.21%) Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) JIRA Developer
4 7 (9.21%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Tester
6 5 (6.58%) Applications Developer
6 5 (6.58%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.26%) AWS Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Python Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Scala Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Test Leader
7 4 (5.26%) Transformation Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Agile Coach
8 3 (3.95%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) XML
2 13 (17.11%) SOAP
3 12 (15.79%) Web Services
4 11 (14.47%) RESTful
5 10 (13.16%) Node.js
5 10 (13.16%) Spring
6 9 (11.84%) XML Schema
7 8 (10.53%) Apache Camel
7 8 (10.53%) Apache CXF
7 8 (10.53%) Hibernate
7 8 (10.53%) JPA
8 7 (9.21%) REST
9 6 (7.89%) Chai
9 6 (7.89%) JSON
10 5 (6.58%) .NET
10 5 (6.58%) Gherkin
11 4 (5.26%) HTML
12 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
12 3 (3.95%) CSS
12 3 (3.95%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.26%) Semantic Web
3 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.63%) User Experience
3 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.32%) Life Science
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) NHS
4 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Linux
2 5 (6.58%) Windows
3 4 (5.26%) Unix
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.32%) Android
5 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.16%) Test Automation
3 21 (27.63%) TDD
4 20 (26.32%) BDD
5 19 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (23.68%) Regression Testing
7 14 (18.42%) Open Source
7 14 (18.42%) Test Management
8 13 (17.11%) ETL
8 13 (17.11%) Test Strategy
8 13 (17.11%) Waterfall
9 12 (15.79%) ITIL
10 11 (14.47%) Matrix Management
10 11 (14.47%) Matrix Organization
11 10 (13.16%) Scrum
12 9 (11.84%) Migration
13 8 (10.53%) Integration Testing
13 8 (10.53%) SDLC
14 7 (9.21%) Configuration Management
15 6 (7.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) Java
2 16 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.21%) Python
4 6 (7.89%) SQL
5 4 (5.26%) Scala
6 3 (3.95%) PHP
7 2 (2.63%) C
7 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) C#
8 1 (1.32%) C++
8 1 (1.32%) ES6
8 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) ISEB
1 10 (13.16%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.32%) HND
3 1 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.32%) PMP
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Ansible
2 2 (2.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.32%) Kibana
3 1 (1.32%) Packer
3 1 (1.32%) Puppet
3 1 (1.32%) SCCM
3 1 (1.32%) SCOM
3 1 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) Oracle
2 13 (17.11%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (13.16%) Talend
4 8 (10.53%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (2.63%) Google
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.32%) Siebel
7 1 (1.32%) Splunk
7 1 (1.32%) Zend
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