The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Atlassian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Atlassian over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Atlassian Software Systems.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian
Rank 484 511 506
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 73 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.063% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.14% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 18 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £600 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20941 20363 19274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 45.67% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12460 11591 10375
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 918 910 1252
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Atlassian
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Atlassian across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Atlassian Jobs Demand Trend in England

Atlassian
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Atlassian across the England region.

Atlassian Daily Rate Trend in England

Atlassian
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Atlassian across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Atlassian Daily Rate Histogram in England

Atlassian
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Atlassian across the England region.

Atlassian Hourly Rate Trend in England

Atlassian
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Atlassian within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +52 60 £504 +6.15% 8
East of England +5 8 £513 -
North West - 5 £500 - 3
South East - - - - 4
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Atlassian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Atlassian also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Atlassian.

1 100 (66.67%) JIRA
2 80 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (48.00%) Confluence
4 70 (46.67%) Java
5 62 (41.33%) Scrum
6 60 (40.00%) Linux
7 56 (37.33%) DevOps
8 47 (31.33%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (30.00%) Git (software)
10 44 (29.33%) Puppet
11 39 (26.00%) Oracle
12 36 (24.00%) Jenkins
13 35 (23.33%) TDD
14 34 (22.67%) Security Cleared
14 34 (22.67%) Windows
15 31 (20.67%) SQL
16 30 (20.00%) WebLogic
16 30 (20.00%) JSON
17 26 (17.33%) Maven
17 26 (17.33%) JBoss
17 26 (17.33%) Middleware
17 26 (17.33%) Configuration Management
18 25 (16.67%) UML
18 25 (16.67%) UNIX
18 25 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 24 (16.00%) Finance
20 23 (15.33%) Release Management
21 22 (14.67%) Apache
22 21 (14.00%) SOAP
22 21 (14.00%) DV Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Atlassian also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Atlassian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 72 (48.00%) Confluence
2 30 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 26 (17.33%) JBoss
4 22 (14.67%) Apache
5 18 (12.00%) Tomcat
6 13 (8.67%) WebSphere
7 12 (8.00%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.67%) SAS
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.33%) Drupal
9 2 (1.33%) Jetty
9 2 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.67%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.67%) Node.js
10 1 (0.67%) IIS
10 1 (0.67%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) MS Office
2 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) GitHub
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.00%) AMQP
1 12 (8.00%) Internet
2 6 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.33%) MongoDB
1 14 (9.33%) NoSQL
2 12 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.67%) MySQL
3 10 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.33%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.33%) Big Data
6 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.33%) QlikView
7 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 100 (66.67%) JIRA
2 45 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 36 (24.00%) Jenkins
4 26 (17.33%) Maven
5 25 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 21 (14.00%) Subversion
7 19 (12.67%) Ant
8 14 (9.33%) JUnit
9 10 (6.67%) Eclipse
9 10 (6.67%) Gradle
10 9 (6.00%) Mercurial
11 8 (5.33%) TeamCity
11 8 (5.33%) FishEye
11 8 (5.33%) Cucumber
12 7 (4.67%) Selenium
13 6 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (2.67%) NUnit
14 4 (2.67%) Checkstyle
14 4 (2.67%) FindBugs
14 4 (2.67%) GitLab
General
1 24 (16.00%) Finance
2 20 (13.33%) Banking
3 7 (4.67%) Games
4 6 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.33%) Front Office
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Electronics
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (28.00%) Developer
2 22 (14.67%) Java Developer
3 15 (10.00%) Middleware Developer
4 14 (9.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (8.67%) Consultant
6 9 (6.00%) Release Engineer
7 8 (5.33%) Architect
7 8 (5.33%) Author
7 8 (5.33%) Technical Author
8 7 (4.67%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.00%) DevOps Specialist
10 5 (3.33%) Build and Release Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
10 5 (3.33%) Build Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Support Technician
10 5 (3.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.00%) JSON
2 26 (17.33%) Middleware
3 21 (14.00%) SOAP
4 19 (12.67%) .NET
5 18 (12.00%) ActiveMQ
5 18 (12.00%) Apache Camel
6 17 (11.33%) XML
7 16 (10.67%) XSD
7 16 (10.67%) OSGi
8 14 (9.33%) J2EE
9 12 (8.00%) Web Services
9 12 (8.00%) JMS
10 9 (6.00%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (6.00%) Java EE
11 7 (4.67%) REST
11 7 (4.67%) EJB
11 7 (4.67%) J2SE
11 7 (4.67%) RESTful
12 6 (4.00%) .NET Framework
12 6 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.00%) Open Source
2 10 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.33%) Wiki
3 8 (5.33%) Digital Media
4 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.00%) NHS
6 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.33%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.33%) Online Games
7 2 (1.33%) Clustering
7 2 (1.33%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.67%) User Experience
8 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.67%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 60 (40.00%) Linux
2 34 (22.67%) Windows
3 25 (16.67%) UNIX
4 18 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.67%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (4.67%) Solaris
8 6 (4.00%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.00%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.33%) Android
10 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.67%) AIX
11 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (41.33%) Scrum
3 56 (37.33%) DevOps
4 47 (31.33%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (23.33%) TDD
6 26 (17.33%) Configuration Management
7 25 (16.67%) UML
8 23 (15.33%) Release Management
9 18 (12.00%) Pair Programming
10 16 (10.67%) DSDM
10 16 (10.67%) RUP
10 16 (10.67%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (8.00%) SOA
12 11 (7.33%) OO
13 10 (6.67%) Project Management
14 9 (6.00%) User Stories
14 9 (6.00%) Multithreading
15 8 (5.33%) Software Engineering
16 7 (4.67%) BDD
16 7 (4.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.67%) Java
2 31 (20.67%) SQL
3 20 (13.33%) Perl
4 12 (8.00%) Ruby
4 12 (8.00%) C#
5 11 (7.33%) PowerShell
6 10 (6.67%) Python
7 7 (4.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.33%) VBScript
9 4 (2.67%) PHP
10 3 (2.00%) C++
11 2 (1.33%) F#
11 2 (1.33%) C
11 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (22.67%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.00%) DV Cleared
3 18 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 15 (10.00%) Degree
5 4 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.00%) MCPD
7 2 (1.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (29.33%) Puppet
2 6 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.33%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.67%) Control-M
4 4 (2.67%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (2.00%) logstash
6 2 (1.33%) Kibana
7 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (26.00%) Oracle
2 18 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (5.33%) VMware
4 7 (4.67%) Sun
5 5 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.67%) Perforce
6 4 (2.67%) IBM
7 3 (2.00%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.33%) Reuters
8 2 (1.33%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.67%) Tableau
9 1 (0.67%) F5
9 1 (0.67%) WSO2
9 1 (0.67%) HP
9 1 (0.67%) Sybase
9 1 (0.67%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.67%) Syncfusion
9 1 (0.67%) Telerik
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