The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Atlassian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Atlassian over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian
Rank 521 544 540
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 74 38 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.074% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.16% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 27 11
Average daily rate
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£500 £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £438
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 - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25051 23888 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 46.29% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14924 13568 12329
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1118 1406
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.41 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Atlassian
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Atlassian Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Atlassian
Daily Rate Trend

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

Atlassian Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Atlassian
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Atlassian within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Atlassian Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Atlassian
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Atlassian within the UK.

Atlassian Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Atlassian
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Atlassian within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England +5 70 £500 +14.94% 9
London +55 62 £500 +5.26% 4
City of London +8 6 £575 +15.00% 1
East of England -17 3 £500 - 2
Scotland -2 1 - -
Glasgow -2 1 - -
South East -22 1 - -
South West - 1 £500 - 1
Brentwood - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Doncaster - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 2
Thame - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2

Atlassian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 107 (68.15%) JIRA
2 82 (52.23%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (49.68%) Confluence
4 77 (49.04%) Java
5 63 (40.13%) Linux
5 63 (40.13%) Scrum
6 58 (36.94%) DevOps
7 52 (33.12%) Git (software)
8 49 (31.21%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (28.03%) Puppet
10 42 (26.75%) SQL
11 40 (25.48%) Jenkins
12 38 (24.20%) Oracle
13 36 (22.93%) TDD
14 35 (22.29%) Windows
15 34 (21.66%) UNIX
16 31 (19.75%) Security Cleared
17 30 (19.11%) WebLogic
17 30 (19.11%) UML
18 29 (18.47%) Finance
18 29 (18.47%) JSON
19 27 (17.20%) Configuration Management
20 26 (16.56%) Tomcat
21 25 (15.92%) JBoss
21 25 (15.92%) Perl
21 25 (15.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
21 25 (15.92%) Maven
22 23 (14.65%) Subversion
22 23 (14.65%) Release Management
22 23 (14.65%) Apache

Atlassian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 78 (49.68%) Confluence
2 30 (19.11%) WebLogic
3 26 (16.56%) Tomcat
4 25 (15.92%) JBoss
5 23 (14.65%) Apache
6 16 (10.19%) OpenStack
7 7 (4.46%) WebSphere
8 5 (3.18%) SAS
8 5 (3.18%) Node.js
9 3 (1.91%) IIS
10 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.64%) Jetty
11 1 (0.64%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (3.18%) MS Office
2 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.55%) GitHub
1 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.37%) AMQP
1 10 (6.37%) Internet
2 6 (3.82%) DNS
3 2 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.27%) Firewall
4 1 (0.64%) Intranet
4 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.83%) NoSQL
2 14 (8.92%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.37%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.73%) MySQL
4 9 (5.73%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.82%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.55%) RavenDB
7 3 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.91%) Big Data
8 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.27%) QlikView
8 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 107 (68.15%) JIRA
2 52 (33.12%) Git (software)
3 40 (25.48%) Jenkins
4 25 (15.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 25 (15.92%) Maven
5 23 (14.65%) Subversion
6 17 (10.83%) Ant
7 14 (8.92%) JUnit
8 11 (7.01%) Eclipse
8 11 (7.01%) TeamCity
9 9 (5.73%) Gradle
10 8 (5.10%) Selenium
11 7 (4.46%) Mercurial
12 6 (3.82%) Cucumber
12 6 (3.82%) FishEye
13 5 (3.18%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (1.91%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (1.91%) Checkstyle
14 3 (1.91%) NUnit
14 3 (1.91%) FindBugs
General
1 29 (18.47%) Finance
2 21 (13.38%) Banking
3 6 (3.82%) Investment Banking
3 6 (3.82%) Games
4 5 (3.18%) Front Office
5 3 (1.91%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Electronics
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Publishing
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (24.84%) Developer
2 23 (14.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (12.10%) Java Developer
4 15 (9.55%) Middleware Developer
5 12 (7.64%) Consultant
6 10 (6.37%) Author
6 10 (6.37%) Technical Author
7 9 (5.73%) Architect
8 8 (5.10%) Release Engineer
9 7 (4.46%) Design Engineer
9 7 (4.46%) Principal Engineer
10 6 (3.82%) Java Architect
10 6 (3.82%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.82%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.82%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.18%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.18%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.18%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.18%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.47%) JSON
2 23 (14.65%) Middleware
3 20 (12.74%) SOAP
4 19 (12.10%) .NET
5 18 (11.46%) ActiveMQ
5 18 (11.46%) XML
6 17 (10.83%) Apache Camel
7 16 (10.19%) OSGi
7 16 (10.19%) XSD
8 15 (9.55%) Web Services
8 15 (9.55%) J2EE
9 14 (8.92%) J2SE
10 13 (8.28%) JMS
11 10 (6.37%) Java EE
11 10 (6.37%) EJB
12 7 (4.46%) ASP.NET
12 7 (4.46%) RESTful
13 6 (3.82%) .NET Framework
13 6 (3.82%) HTML
13 6 (3.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.10%) Open Source
2 11 (7.01%) Wiki
3 9 (5.73%) Digital Media
4 8 (5.10%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.82%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.18%) Clustering
6 5 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.55%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.55%) NHS
8 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.64%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.64%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.64%) Online Games
9 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 63 (40.13%) Linux
2 35 (22.29%) Windows
3 34 (21.66%) UNIX
4 14 (8.92%) Oracle Linux
4 14 (8.92%) Solaris
5 13 (8.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.82%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.91%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.91%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.27%) Android
10 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (52.23%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (40.13%) Scrum
3 58 (36.94%) DevOps
4 49 (31.21%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (22.93%) TDD
6 30 (19.11%) UML
7 27 (17.20%) Configuration Management
8 23 (14.65%) Release Management
9 18 (11.46%) Pair Programming
10 16 (10.19%) RUP
10 16 (10.19%) DSDM
10 16 (10.19%) Requirements Analysis
11 15 (9.55%) Multithreading
12 11 (7.01%) OO
12 11 (7.01%) SOA
13 9 (5.73%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (5.73%) Test Automation
13 9 (5.73%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (5.10%) Unit Testing
14 8 (5.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 77 (49.04%) Java
2 42 (26.75%) SQL
3 25 (15.92%) Perl
4 15 (9.55%) C#
5 13 (8.28%) Ruby
6 11 (7.01%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.10%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.10%) Python
8 5 (3.18%) VBScript
9 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.27%) C++
9 2 (1.27%) PHP
9 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.64%) C
10 1 (0.64%) F#
10 1 (0.64%) R
10 1 (0.64%) Scala
10 1 (0.64%) Golang
Qualifications
1 31 (19.75%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.10%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.55%) Degree
4 13 (8.28%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.91%) MCPD
7 2 (1.27%) MCITP
7 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.27%) MCSE
7 2 (1.27%) MCSA
7 2 (1.27%) PhD
7 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.64%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.46%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.64%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (2.55%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.27%) Xen
2 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 44 (28.03%) Puppet
2 10 (6.37%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.55%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (2.55%) Control-M
4 3 (1.91%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.91%) logstash
5 2 (1.27%) Kibana
6 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (24.20%) Oracle
2 14 (8.92%) Sun
2 14 (8.92%) Red Hat
3 10 (6.37%) VMware
4 9 (5.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.55%) Fujitsu
6 4 (2.55%) Sybase
6 4 (2.55%) IBM
7 2 (1.27%) Cisco
7 2 (1.27%) Perforce
7 2 (1.27%) Reuters
7 2 (1.27%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.27%) Citrix
7 2 (1.27%) NetApp
8 1 (0.64%) HP
8 1 (0.64%) Google
8 1 (0.64%) Telerik
8 1 (0.64%) Syncfusion
8 1 (0.64%) Tableau
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