Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 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
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 45 56
Rank change year-on-year +20 +11 -34
Contract jobs citing JIRA 17 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 5.15% 3.11% 1.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.69% 18.31% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 1
Belfast median daily rate £318 £340 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.62% -19.05% +34.40%
County Antrim median daily rate £318 £340 £420
% change year-on-year -6.62% -19.05% +34.40%
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 52 71 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 15.76% 16.99% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 61 30
Belfast median daily rate £363 £431 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.84% +2.62% +29.23%
10th Percentile £308 £256 £255
90th Percentile £504 £550 £467
County Antrim median daily rate £363 £431 £420
% change year-on-year -15.84% +2.62% +29.23%
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

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
1 11 (64.71%) Python
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
3 8 (47.06%) Requirements Management
3 8 (47.06%) QA
3 8 (47.06%) Selenium
3 8 (47.06%) TestComplete
3 8 (47.06%) HP
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Unix
3 8 (47.06%) Issue Tracking
3 8 (47.06%) HP ALM
4 6 (35.29%) Microservices
4 6 (35.29%) VBScript
4 6 (35.29%) Banking
4 6 (35.29%) BDD
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 4 (23.53%) SOAP
6 4 (23.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (23.53%) SOA
6 4 (23.53%) API Testing
6 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
6 4 (23.53%) People Management
7 3 (17.65%) QA Automation
7 3 (17.65%) Spatial Data

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 (17.65%) ArcGIS
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Geospatial Data
1 3 (17.65%) GIS
1 3 (17.65%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) TestComplete
3 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
4 2 (11.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (11.76%) Jasmine
4 2 (11.76%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (11.76%) Protractor
4 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) QA Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Tester
1 4 (23.53%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) GIS Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) UI Developer
3 2 (11.76%) UI/UX Developer
3 2 (11.76%) UX Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) SOAP
3 3 (17.65%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.76%) FreeMarker
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) Node.js
4 2 (11.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Issue Tracking
2 8 (47.06%) Requirements Management
2 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 6 (35.29%) BDD
3 6 (35.29%) Microservices
4 4 (23.53%) API Testing
4 4 (23.53%) People Management
4 4 (23.53%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Management
5 3 (17.65%) ETL
5 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (17.65%) Kanban
5 3 (17.65%) QA Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
1 11 (64.71%) Python
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
1 3 (17.65%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) ESRI
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft