Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 55 40
Rank change year-on-year +33 -15 -15
Contract jobs citing JIRA 23 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.87% 3.41% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 37.10% 15.38% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 2
Belfast median daily rate £340 £321 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.08% -23.69% -1.18%
County Antrim median daily rate £340 £321 £420
% change year-on-year +6.08% -23.69% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim 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 Belfast with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 62 117 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 18.51% 22.16% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 98 9
Belfast median daily rate £412 £411 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.18% -2.08% +20.00%
10th Percentile £308 £298 £229
90th Percentile £515 £538 £425
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £411 £420
% change year-on-year +0.18% -2.08% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Belfast median hourly rate - - £14.34
County Antrim median hourly rate - - £14.34

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

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 16 (69.57%) SQL
1 16 (69.57%) Python
2 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
2 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
3 13 (56.52%) Issue Tracking
3 13 (56.52%) Unix
4 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
4 12 (52.17%) HP
4 12 (52.17%) Finance
4 12 (52.17%) Requirements Management
4 12 (52.17%) QA
4 12 (52.17%) Selenium
4 12 (52.17%) HP ALM
5 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (47.83%) TestComplete
5 11 (47.83%) Banking
6 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (30.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (30.43%) VBScript
8 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
9 5 (21.74%) Linux
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle
10 4 (17.39%) TDD
10 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
10 4 (17.39%) Ruby
10 4 (17.39%) Bitbucket
10 4 (17.39%) TeamCity
10 4 (17.39%) Confluence
10 4 (17.39%) BDD

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 4 (17.39%) Confluence
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Spark
2 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Spark SQL
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
2 12 (52.17%) Selenium
3 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (47.83%) TestComplete
4 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
5 4 (17.39%) Bitbucket
5 4 (17.39%) TeamCity
6 3 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
1 5 (21.74%) Tester
2 4 (17.39%) Automation Tester
2 4 (17.39%) QA Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Ab Initio Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Exploratory Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Production Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (4.35%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (13.04%) Kafka
2 2 (8.70%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) WCF
3 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Equities
3 1 (4.35%) Derivative
3 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Unix
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
2 13 (56.52%) Issue Tracking
3 12 (52.17%) Requirements Management
4 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) BDD
6 4 (17.39%) TDD
7 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
7 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) DevOps
7 3 (13.04%) QA Automation
7 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
7 3 (13.04%) SDLC
8 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.70%) ETL
8 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Python
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) VBScript
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby
5 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) HP ALM
2 3 (13.04%) Ansible
2 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 3 (13.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Ab Initio
3 3 (13.04%) Talend
4 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft