The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Atlassian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Atlassian over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian
Rank 78 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.53% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
572 556 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.27% 46.14% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 254 253
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 63
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Atlassian Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Confluence
2 6 (85.71%) JUnit
2 6 (85.71%) EJB
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) JMS
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Java EE
3 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
3 5 (71.43%) Gradle
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 4 (57.14%) JSON
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (57.14%) AMQP
4 4 (57.14%) Mercurial
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) JavaBeans
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Logistics

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (100.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) AMQP
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) JUnit
3 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
3 5 (71.43%) Gradle
4 4 (57.14%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) EJB
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) JMS
1 6 (85.71%) Java EE
2 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) JavaBeans
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat