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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 105 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.053% 0.53% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.11% +6.25%
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
838 567 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.48% 43.32% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 330 233
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 47
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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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 4 September 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) MapReduce
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) AMQP
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Ant

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) EJB
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) MapReduce
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat