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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian
Rank 101 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.42% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate - £488 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £500 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 - -
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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
718 584 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.43% 41.18% 47.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 326 280
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 27
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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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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Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Atlassian Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Confluence
3 3 (50.00%) Axure RP
3 3 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) WCAG
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) W3C
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (50.00%) User Experience
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) JPA
5 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (16.67%) nginx
5 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) FishEye
5 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (16.67%) Puppet
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Apache

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Axure RP
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (16.67%) FishEye
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) JPA
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
1 3 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle