The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Atlassian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Atlassian over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian
Rank 139 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.033% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.078% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.50
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England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1691 1274 1143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.88% 42.48% 45.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 642 488
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 88 92
Average hourly rate £19.82 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £35.98 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Atlassian Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Atlassian Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Atlassian within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Cheshire - 5 £425 -
Manchester -7 1 £500 - 1
Atlassian
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (100.00%) Confluence
2 11 (91.67%) JIRA
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Java
3 9 (75.00%) OO
3 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Subversion
3 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (75.00%) Gradle
3 9 (75.00%) SDLC
4 8 (66.67%) Java EE
5 6 (50.00%) JSON
5 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (50.00%) AMQP
5 6 (50.00%) Mercurial
5 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
5 6 (50.00%) Open Source
5 6 (50.00%) Puppet
5 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 6 (50.00%) MapReduce
5 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (50.00%) Scrum
5 6 (50.00%) JMS

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (100.00%) Confluence
2 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
1 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
1 6 (50.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (50.00%) Big Data
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) BigQuery
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) JIRA
2 9 (75.00%) Subversion
2 9 (75.00%) Gradle
3 6 (50.00%) Ant
3 6 (50.00%) JUnit
3 6 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (25.00%) FishEye
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) Maven
4 3 (25.00%) Artifactory
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Tools Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Java EE
2 6 (50.00%) JSON
2 6 (50.00%) JMS
2 6 (50.00%) EJB
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) Java SE
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) OO
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
1 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (75.00%) SDLC
2 6 (50.00%) User Stories
2 6 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) Open Source
2 6 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
1 6 (50.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Google