The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian
Rank 548 524 564
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +40
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 39 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.042% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.089% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 21
Average daily rate £450 £625 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £347 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £633 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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

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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 18 April 2014.

Atlassian Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -68 39 £450 -28.00% 11
London -19 22 £475 -24.00% 6
City of London -11 10 £500 -20.00%
South West - 9 £500 - 1
East of England - 2 £488 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £488 - 2
Cambridge - 2 £488 - 2
South East - 1 £260 - 1
Brighton - - - -
North West - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Gatwick - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Scotland - - - - 2
Clapham - - - -

Atlassian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 53 (66.25%) JIRA
2 41 (51.25%) Git (software)
2 41 (51.25%) Confluence
3 29 (36.25%) Linux
4 28 (35.00%) Java
5 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (32.50%) UNIX
7 25 (31.25%) Finance
7 25 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (30.00%) Oracle
9 20 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 18 (22.50%) Subversion
10 18 (22.50%) Maven
11 17 (21.25%) Scrum
12 16 (20.00%) TDD
13 15 (18.75%) Windows
14 13 (16.25%) WebLogic
14 13 (16.25%) Perl
14 13 (16.25%) OO
14 13 (16.25%) Waterfall
14 13 (16.25%) FishEye
15 12 (15.00%) Open Source
15 12 (15.00%) Release Management
15 12 (15.00%) Software Engineering
15 12 (15.00%) Tomcat
15 12 (15.00%) Configuration Management
16 11 (13.75%) Python
17 10 (12.50%) Apache
17 10 (12.50%) SharePoint
17 10 (12.50%) SQL

Atlassian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 41 (51.25%) Confluence
2 13 (16.25%) WebLogic
3 12 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 10 (12.50%) Apache
4 10 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.50%) Alfresco
5 6 (7.50%) Drupal
6 4 (5.00%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.75%) nginx
8 1 (1.25%) Lync
8 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) Mingle
3 2 (2.50%) MS Office
4 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Intranet
2 3 (3.75%) OpenVPN
2 3 (3.75%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (3.75%) Internet
3 2 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.75%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (3.75%) MySQL
5 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.25%) Redis
6 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.25%) DB2
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (66.25%) JIRA
2 41 (51.25%) Git (software)
3 20 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 18 (22.50%) Subversion
4 18 (22.50%) Maven
5 13 (16.25%) FishEye
6 9 (11.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (7.50%) Eclipse
7 6 (7.50%) JUnit
8 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
9 4 (5.00%) Ant
9 4 (5.00%) Selenium
10 3 (3.75%) Gradle
10 3 (3.75%) Artifactory
10 3 (3.75%) Hudson
10 3 (3.75%) jMock
11 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.50%) Capybara
12 1 (1.25%) tSQLt
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Financial Institution
2 6 (7.50%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Games
4 2 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
5 1 (1.25%) Automotive
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (15.00%) Architect
2 11 (13.75%) Developer
2 11 (13.75%) Administrator
3 6 (7.50%) Software Engineer
3 6 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 5 (6.25%) Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Consultant
5 4 (5.00%) Java Architect
5 4 (5.00%) Middleware Developer
6 3 (3.75%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (3.75%) Build Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Deployment Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.50%) Technical Support
7 2 (2.50%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.50%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (2.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) HTML
2 7 (8.75%) Spring
3 6 (7.50%) CGI
3 6 (7.50%) J2EE
3 6 (7.50%) Hibernate
3 6 (7.50%) RESTful
4 5 (6.25%) OSGi
4 5 (6.25%) JSON
4 5 (6.25%) XML
4 5 (6.25%) .NET
4 5 (6.25%) SOAP
4 5 (6.25%) J2SE
5 4 (5.00%) Middleware
5 4 (5.00%) XSD
5 4 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (5.00%) Apache Camel
6 3 (3.75%) Java EE
6 3 (3.75%) Spring MVC
6 3 (3.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Open Source
2 5 (6.25%) Clustering
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.75%) PKI
4 3 (3.75%) W3C
5 2 (2.50%) Derivative
6 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.25%) Telematics
6 1 (1.25%) Wiki
6 1 (1.25%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.25%) Linux
2 26 (32.50%) UNIX
3 15 (18.75%) Windows
4 6 (7.50%) Solaris
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.50%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.25%) AIX
7 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (21.25%) Scrum
4 16 (20.00%) TDD
5 13 (16.25%) OO
5 13 (16.25%) Waterfall
6 12 (15.00%) Release Management
6 12 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 12 (15.00%) Configuration Management
7 9 (11.25%) UML
8 8 (10.00%) OOP
8 8 (10.00%) Information Architecture
8 8 (10.00%) User Experience Design
9 7 (8.75%) BDD
9 7 (8.75%) SOA
10 6 (7.50%) RAD
10 6 (7.50%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (7.50%) Kanban
10 6 (7.50%) V-Model
11 5 (6.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.00%) Java
2 13 (16.25%) Perl
3 11 (13.75%) Python
4 10 (12.50%) SQL
5 6 (7.50%) Objective-C
5 6 (7.50%) C++
5 6 (7.50%) C
5 6 (7.50%) Ruby
6 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.50%) C#
9 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.25%) PHP5
10 1 (1.25%) PHP
10 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.50%) Degree
3 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) ISEB
4 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.00%) KVM
3 3 (3.75%) Squid
4 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Puppet
2 7 (8.75%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.25%) Nagios
4 4 (5.00%) Ganglia
5 3 (3.75%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.25%) SCCM
6 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) Oracle
2 7 (8.75%) IBM
3 6 (7.50%) Open Text
3 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.25%) Sybase
4 5 (6.25%) Sun
5 4 (5.00%) Informatica
5 4 (5.00%) JBoss
6 3 (3.75%) SAP
6 3 (3.75%) HP
7 2 (2.50%) Progress
7 2 (2.50%) Kofax
7 2 (2.50%) F5
8 1 (1.25%) Vertica
8 1 (1.25%) AccuRev
8 1 (1.25%) Google
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco
8 1 (1.25%) EMC
8 1 (1.25%) NetApp
8 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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