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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Atlassian over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian
England / North West
Rank 129 150 134
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.43% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £380 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £419 £500
% change year-on-year
-12.83% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 -

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
1174 1621 1440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.77% 41.31% 45.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 865 752
Median daily rate £400 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £517 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 86 111
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +107.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.60 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £47.33 £34.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

Atlassian
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Atlassian as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Atlassian Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Atlassian
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

Atlassian
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Atlassian within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 3 £380 - 2
Atlassian
England

Atlassian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Atlassian also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Scrum
3 15 (53.57%) Kanban
4 12 (42.86%) User Stories
5 11 (39.29%) VMware
5 11 (39.29%) Linux
5 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
5 11 (39.29%) DevOps
5 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
5 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (39.29%) Confluence
5 11 (39.29%) Puppet
5 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
5 11 (39.29%) JIRA
6 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 6 (21.43%) Competitor Analysis
7 6 (21.43%) UML
7 6 (21.43%) HTML
7 6 (21.43%) CSS
7 6 (21.43%) Web Services
7 6 (21.43%) XML
7 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 5 (17.86%) RESTful
9 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (14.29%) Time Management
9 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Atlassian
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (39.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Big Data
1 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
1 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
1 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
1 11 (39.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Business Analyst
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
1 12 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Digital Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Digital Business Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Data Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) CSS
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
1 6 (21.43%) XML
2 5 (17.86%) RESTful
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
1 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Scrum
3 15 (53.57%) Kanban
4 12 (42.86%) User Stories
5 11 (39.29%) DevOps
6 6 (21.43%) Competitor Analysis
6 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 6 (21.43%) UML
7 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.29%) Time Management
8 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Open Source
8 2 (7.14%) Use Case
8 2 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (3.57%) Analytics
9 1 (3.57%) ERP
9 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Java
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
1 11 (39.29%) VMware