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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian
Rank 507 531 503
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -28
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 65 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.068% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.15% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 6
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£500 £390 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £288 -
% change year-on-year
+60.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

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
22109 21507 19301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.47% 45.48% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12853 12106 10598
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £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 952 996 1103
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.41 £11.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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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 27 March 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

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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 27 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 32 £500 +5.26% 10
South East -17 14 £325 +25.00% 3
East of England - 12 £400 -
North West - 6 £500 -
South West -10 1 £525 +75.00% 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 82 (62.60%) JIRA
2 81 (61.83%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (51.15%) Confluence
4 65 (49.62%) Java
5 60 (45.80%) Scrum
6 54 (41.22%) Linux
7 47 (35.88%) Oracle
8 42 (32.06%) Windows
9 39 (29.77%) Security Cleared
10 38 (29.01%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (25.19%) DevOps
12 32 (24.43%) Puppet
13 31 (23.66%) WebLogic
14 30 (22.90%) DV Cleared
15 28 (21.37%) TDD
15 28 (21.37%) Red Hat
16 26 (19.85%) JMS
16 26 (19.85%) Open Source
16 26 (19.85%) Oracle Database
17 25 (19.08%) Git (software)
18 24 (18.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 24 (18.32%) Subversion
18 24 (18.32%) Ant
19 23 (17.56%) JUnit
19 23 (17.56%) Web Services
19 23 (17.56%) JSON
20 22 (16.79%) SQL
21 21 (16.03%) Finance
21 21 (16.03%) Java EE
21 21 (16.03%) NoSQL

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 67 (51.15%) Confluence
2 31 (23.66%) WebLogic
3 14 (10.69%) WebSphere
4 10 (7.63%) JBoss
5 6 (4.58%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.58%) Jetty
6 5 (3.82%) OpenStack
7 4 (3.05%) SAS
7 4 (3.05%) Apache
8 2 (1.53%) IIS
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.53%) Drupal
9 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.76%) Mule
9 1 (0.76%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) MS Office
2 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.27%) AMQP
2 19 (14.50%) Internet
3 5 (3.82%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.05%) DNS
5 3 (2.29%) LAN
5 3 (2.29%) WAN
6 1 (0.76%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.76%) Intranet
6 1 (0.76%) Firewall
6 1 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.85%) Oracle Database
2 21 (16.03%) NoSQL
3 20 (15.27%) MongoDB
4 18 (13.74%) Hadoop
5 12 (9.16%) Big Data
6 7 (5.34%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.82%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.53%) MySQL
8 2 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.53%) QlikView
8 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.76%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 82 (62.60%) JIRA
2 25 (19.08%) Git (software)
3 24 (18.32%) Subversion
3 24 (18.32%) Ant
4 23 (17.56%) JUnit
5 20 (15.27%) Cucumber
5 20 (15.27%) Jenkins
6 18 (13.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (12.21%) Maven
8 15 (11.45%) Gradle
8 15 (11.45%) Mercurial
9 12 (9.16%) Eclipse
10 11 (8.40%) FishEye
11 8 (6.11%) TeamCity
12 7 (5.34%) GitLab
12 7 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (4.58%) Gerrit
14 5 (3.82%) SoapUI
14 5 (3.82%) VisualVM
14 5 (3.82%) IntelliJ
General
1 21 (16.03%) Finance
2 20 (15.27%) Banking
3 8 (6.11%) Games
4 6 (4.58%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.82%) Front Office
6 3 (2.29%) Online Betting
7 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.53%) Legal
7 2 (1.53%) Retail
8 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (29.01%) Developer
2 28 (21.37%) Java Developer
3 9 (6.87%) Consultant
3 9 (6.87%) Release Engineer
3 9 (6.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (6.11%) Project Manager
4 8 (6.11%) .NET Developer
5 7 (5.34%) Architect
6 6 (4.58%) Business Analyst
6 6 (4.58%) Analyst
6 6 (4.58%) C# Developer
6 6 (4.58%) DevOps Specialist
6 6 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (3.82%) Build Engineer
7 5 (3.82%) Build and Release Engineer
7 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 5 (3.82%) Support Technician
7 5 (3.82%) Support Specialist
7 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (3.82%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.85%) JMS
2 23 (17.56%) Web Services
2 23 (17.56%) JSON
3 21 (16.03%) Java EE
4 18 (13.74%) .NET
5 13 (9.92%) Middleware
6 12 (9.16%) J2EE
6 12 (9.16%) EJB
7 10 (7.63%) WebSphere MQ
7 10 (7.63%) Spring
8 9 (6.87%) RESTful
9 8 (6.11%) Struts
9 8 (6.11%) Hibernate
10 7 (5.34%) WPF
11 6 (4.58%) .NET Framework
11 6 (4.58%) REST
11 6 (4.58%) WinForms
11 6 (4.58%) SOAP
11 6 (4.58%) Apache Camel
12 5 (3.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.85%) Open Source
2 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.87%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.34%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.82%) Clustering
6 4 (3.05%) Wiki
6 4 (3.05%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.05%) Online Games
7 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.76%) PKI
9 1 (0.76%) CMDB
9 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.76%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 54 (41.22%) Linux
2 42 (32.06%) Windows
3 24 (18.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (15.27%) UNIX
5 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.34%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.29%) SUSE
8 3 (2.29%) HPUX
9 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.76%) CentOS
10 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.76%) AIX
10 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (61.83%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (45.80%) Scrum
3 38 (29.01%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (25.19%) DevOps
5 28 (21.37%) TDD
6 20 (15.27%) Configuration Management
7 18 (13.74%) User Stories
8 14 (10.69%) OO
9 13 (9.92%) SOA
9 13 (9.92%) Test Scripting
10 12 (9.16%) MapReduce
11 10 (7.63%) E-Commerce
11 10 (7.63%) Software Engineering
12 8 (6.11%) Release Management
13 7 (5.34%) Project Management
13 7 (5.34%) Mentoring
14 6 (4.58%) Workflow
14 6 (4.58%) Performance Testing
14 6 (4.58%) Multithreading
14 6 (4.58%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 65 (49.62%) Java
2 22 (16.79%) SQL
3 17 (12.98%) C#
3 17 (12.98%) Perl
4 15 (11.45%) PowerShell
5 13 (9.92%) Python
6 12 (9.16%) Ruby
7 8 (6.11%) VBScript
8 5 (3.82%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.05%) PHP
9 4 (3.05%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.29%) C
10 3 (2.29%) Korn
11 2 (1.53%) F#
11 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.53%) C++
12 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (29.77%) Security Cleared
2 30 (22.90%) DV Cleared
3 14 (10.69%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.87%) Degree
5 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.82%) MCPD
6 4 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.53%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) NFS
2 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (24.43%) Puppet
2 12 (9.16%) Vagrant
3 8 (6.11%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.05%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (3.05%) Control-M
5 2 (1.53%) logstash
6 1 (0.76%) Kibana
6 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.76%) SELinux
Vendors
1 47 (35.88%) Oracle
2 28 (21.37%) Red Hat
3 7 (5.34%) Perforce
4 4 (3.05%) VMware
4 4 (3.05%) HP
4 4 (3.05%) IBM
5 3 (2.29%) Sun
5 3 (2.29%) NetApp
6 2 (1.53%) Reuters
6 2 (1.53%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco
7 1 (0.76%) Google
7 1 (0.76%) Syncfusion
7 1 (0.76%) F5
7 1 (0.76%) Tableau
7 1 (0.76%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.76%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.76%) WSO2
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