Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 41 25
Rank change year-on-year -14 -16 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 18 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.40% 0.67% 1.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.38% 8.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 1
Belfast median daily rate £321 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.69% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £265 £420 £413
90th Percentile £453 £420 £438
County Antrim median daily rate £321 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -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 117 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 22.12% 8.39% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 9 7
Belfast median daily rate £411 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +20.00% +27.27%
10th Percentile £298 £229 £303
90th Percentile £538 £425 £473
County Antrim median daily rate £411 £420 £350
% change year-on-year -2.08% +20.00% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Belfast

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Belfast region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 11 (61.11%) Finance
4 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) HP
4 10 (55.56%) ISEB
4 10 (55.56%) ISTQB
4 10 (55.56%) QA
5 8 (44.44%) Java
5 8 (44.44%) Unix
5 8 (44.44%) Python
5 8 (44.44%) Banking
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 7 (38.89%) Functional Testing
6 7 (38.89%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 5 (27.78%) Requirements Management
8 5 (27.78%) Ruby
8 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
8 5 (27.78%) Zephyr
8 5 (27.78%) Issue Tracking
9 4 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (11.11%) HTML
10 2 (11.11%) JUnit
10 2 (11.11%) CSS
10 2 (11.11%) STB
10 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Scrum

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 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) npm
2 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
1 5 (27.78%) Zephyr
2 2 (11.11%) Grunt
2 2 (11.11%) Hudson
2 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Automation Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Manual Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum Master
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Managed Services Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) Node.js
2 2 (11.11%) React
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) Velocity
3 1 (5.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.11%) STB
3 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) Equities
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (38.89%) Functional Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 5 (27.78%) Issue Tracking
5 5 (27.78%) Requirements Management
5 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) Kanban
7 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Service Management
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) ISEB
1 10 (55.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Graylog
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Tableau