Period
to 18 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 64 36
Rank change year-on-year +35 -28 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 20 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.04% 2.91% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.85% 14.06% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 2
Belfast median daily rate £428 £413 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.64% +23.13% -
10th Percentile £312 £340 £267
90th Percentile £538 £475 £403
County Antrim median daily rate £428 £413 £335
% change year-on-year +3.64% +23.13% -
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 67 128 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 20.24% 20.71% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 113 7
Belfast median daily rate £412 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.72% +27.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £363 £250
90th Percentile £538 £550 £425
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £415 £325
% change year-on-year -0.72% +27.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

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 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (40.00%) Python
5 7 (35.00%) Banking
5 7 (35.00%) Selenium
5 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) Unix
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (20.00%) Bitbucket
8 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
8 4 (20.00%) QA
8 4 (20.00%) Confluence
8 4 (20.00%) HP
8 4 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (20.00%) Ruby
8 4 (20.00%) Requirements Management
8 4 (20.00%) HP ALM
9 3 (15.00%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
9 3 (15.00%) TDD
9 3 (15.00%) Ab Initio
9 3 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 (20.00%) Confluence
2 3 (15.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Spark SQL
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (35.00%) Selenium
4 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (20.00%) Bitbucket
5 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (15.00%) TestComplete
6 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (5.00%) Bower
7 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (5.00%) Grunt
7 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
7 1 (5.00%) JUnit
7 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Ab Initio Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Production Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (15.00%) Kafka
2 3 (15.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.00%) WCF
3 2 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.00%) iBATIS
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) JSP
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Equities
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (20.00%) Requirements Management
6 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) ETL
7 2 (10.00%) MVC
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Python
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) Ruby
5 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Java 8
6 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP ALM
2 3 (15.00%) Ansible
2 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 3 (15.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) Ab Initio
3 3 (15.00%) Talend
3 3 (15.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft