Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast 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 22 July 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
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 63 29
Rank change year-on-year +18 -34 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 9 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.32% 2.61% 1.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.52% 15.56% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Belfast median daily rate £431 £413 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +43.48% -
10th Percentile £360 £406 £256
90th Percentile £447 £451 £329
County Antrim median daily rate £431 £413 £288
% change year-on-year +4.48% +43.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Belfast median hourly rate - - £40.00
County Antrim median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 Belfast with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 62 90 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 15.98% 16.76% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 79 7
Belfast median daily rate £400 £433 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.62% +73.20% -31.03%
10th Percentile £254 £363 £192
90th Percentile £550 £574 £408
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £433 £250
% change year-on-year -7.62% +73.20% -31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Belfast median hourly rate - - £27.25
County Antrim median hourly rate - - £27.25

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Belfast

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Belfast region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) SOA
4 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (44.44%) WCF
4 4 (44.44%) WPF
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (33.33%) TIBCO
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (22.22%) Bower
6 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (22.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 2 (22.22%) Java 8
6 2 (22.22%) Grunt

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (22.22%) Bower
4 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Grunt
4 2 (22.22%) Jasmine
4 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 2 (22.22%) Maven
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) WCF
1 4 (44.44%) WPF
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) iBATIS
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) JSP
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Java 8
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) TIBCO