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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian
Rank 136 123 128
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.093% 0.21% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.48% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £441 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.48% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1493 1247 1380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.50% 44.03% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 627 648
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 97 107
Average hourly rate £16.25 £24.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.98% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.09 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) JIRA
2 14 (93.33%) Java
3 13 (86.67%) Confluence
4 11 (73.33%) Linux
4 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
5 10 (66.67%) Windows
5 10 (66.67%) JMS
5 10 (66.67%) Scrum
6 9 (60.00%) Web Services
6 9 (60.00%) JUnit
6 9 (60.00%) EJB
6 9 (60.00%) Java EE
7 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
7 8 (53.33%) Eclipse
7 8 (53.33%) Gradle
8 7 (46.67%) AMQP
8 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (40.00%) Mercurial
9 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (40.00%) JSON
10 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
11 3 (20.00%) TDD
11 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
11 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
11 3 (20.00%) Internet
11 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
11 3 (20.00%) OO
11 3 (20.00%) JavaScript

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) Confluence
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) AMQP
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) JIRA
2 9 (60.00%) JUnit
3 8 (53.33%) Eclipse
3 8 (53.33%) Gradle
4 6 (40.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (13.33%) Subversion
5 2 (13.33%) Ant
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) JMS
2 9 (60.00%) EJB
2 9 (60.00%) Java EE
2 9 (60.00%) Web Services
3 6 (40.00%) JSON
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) JavaBeans
6 1 (6.67%) LAMP
6 1 (6.67%) WinForms
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) WPF
6 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) MapReduce
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCPD
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft