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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian
Rank 521 527 574
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +47
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 85 65 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.059%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.26% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 47 21
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -

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
26377 24679 27415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.88% 46.72% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14917 13801 13955
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
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 1170 1104 1359
Average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.18% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 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 30 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 16 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 84 £425 - 15
London +9 47 £400 -11.11% 10
East of England -21 17 £425 +6.25%
Cambridgeshire +13 16 £425 -
Cambridge +1 15 £425 -
North West - 12 £265 -
South East -4 7 £450 +50.00% 3
Manchester - 7 £450 -
City of London +21 6 £203 -55.00%
Oxfordshire - 5 £450 - 3
Oxford - 3 £450 -
Cheshire - 2 £263 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £500 -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Swindon - - - -

Atlassian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 114 (76.00%) JIRA
2 86 (57.33%) Confluence
3 85 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (42.00%) Java
5 55 (36.67%) Linux
5 55 (36.67%) Scrum
5 55 (36.67%) Git (software)
6 50 (33.33%) DevOps
7 45 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (26.67%) TDD
9 39 (26.00%) UML
10 37 (24.67%) Configuration Management
10 37 (24.67%) Jenkins
11 36 (24.00%) SQL
12 34 (22.67%) Oracle
12 34 (22.67%) Finance
13 33 (22.00%) UNIX
14 31 (20.67%) Tomcat
15 29 (19.33%) Apache
15 29 (19.33%) JSON
15 29 (19.33%) Puppet
16 26 (17.33%) Middleware
17 25 (16.67%) Perl
17 25 (16.67%) WebLogic
17 25 (16.67%) Release Management
18 24 (16.00%) SOAP
18 24 (16.00%) JBoss
18 24 (16.00%) Windows
19 23 (15.33%) Maven
20 22 (14.67%) Pair Programming

Atlassian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 86 (57.33%) Confluence
2 31 (20.67%) Tomcat
3 29 (19.33%) Apache
4 25 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 10 (6.67%) OpenStack
6 9 (6.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.33%) Apache Pig
7 5 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (3.33%) Apache Solr
7 5 (3.33%) Node.js
7 5 (3.33%) GemFire
8 2 (1.33%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.33%) IIS
8 2 (1.33%) CMS
9 1 (0.67%) Jetty
9 1 (0.67%) nginx
9 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.67%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.33%) MS Office
5 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (6.00%) GitHub
2 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.33%) SaaS
3 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.67%) Internet
1 7 (4.67%) AMQP
2 2 (1.33%) SSL
2 2 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.33%) Firewall
2 2 (1.33%) MVNO
2 2 (1.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.67%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.33%) NoSQL
2 11 (7.33%) MySQL
2 11 (7.33%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (4.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.33%) CouchDB
6 5 (3.33%) Apache Hive
6 5 (3.33%) Couchbase
6 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.33%) Impala
7 4 (2.67%) RavenDB
7 4 (2.67%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.67%) Big Data
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 114 (76.00%) JIRA
2 55 (36.67%) Git (software)
3 37 (24.67%) Jenkins
4 23 (15.33%) Maven
5 16 (10.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (8.00%) Subversion
7 10 (6.67%) TeamCity
8 9 (6.00%) Eclipse
9 8 (5.33%) JUnit
10 7 (4.67%) Gradle
11 6 (4.00%) Selenium
11 6 (4.00%) Mercurial
12 4 (2.67%) Ant
12 4 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (2.67%) FishEye
13 3 (2.00%) NUnit
13 3 (2.00%) Cucumber
14 2 (1.33%) RSpec
15 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
15 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (22.67%) Finance
2 5 (3.33%) Financial Institution
2 5 (3.33%) Banking
3 4 (2.67%) Games
4 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.00%) Advertising
4 3 (2.00%) Marketing
5 2 (1.33%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Electronics
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 43 (28.67%) Developer
2 18 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (10.67%) Middleware Developer
3 16 (10.67%) Java Developer
4 15 (10.00%) Architect
5 11 (7.33%) Administrator
5 11 (7.33%) Java Architect
6 9 (6.00%) Consultant
7 8 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.67%) Design Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) Principal Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Author
10 5 (3.33%) Technical Author
10 5 (3.33%) Configuration Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Architect
11 4 (2.67%) Technical Leader
11 4 (2.67%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.33%) JSON
2 26 (17.33%) Middleware
3 24 (16.00%) SOAP
4 22 (14.67%) XML
5 21 (14.00%) J2EE
6 20 (13.33%) Web Services
6 20 (13.33%) XSD
7 19 (12.67%) J2SE
8 17 (11.33%) ActiveMQ
8 17 (11.33%) OSGi
8 17 (11.33%) Apache Camel
9 15 (10.00%) .NET
10 10 (6.67%) JMS
11 9 (6.00%) CGI
11 9 (6.00%) HTML
12 8 (5.33%) EJB
12 8 (5.33%) Java EE
13 6 (4.00%) RESTful
13 6 (4.00%) CSS
14 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.33%) Open Source
2 13 (8.67%) Wiki
3 8 (5.33%) Clustering
4 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.67%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.67%) NHS
6 4 (2.67%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.00%) Streaming Music
8 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.33%) User Experience
9 1 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.67%) Online Games
9 1 (0.67%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.67%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.67%) PKI
9 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 55 (36.67%) Linux
2 33 (22.00%) UNIX
3 24 (16.00%) Windows
4 19 (12.67%) Solaris
4 19 (12.67%) Oracle Linux
5 8 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.67%) Mac OS
6 4 (2.67%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.33%) CentOS
8 2 (1.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.67%) Android
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (36.67%) Scrum
3 50 (33.33%) DevOps
4 45 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (26.67%) TDD
6 39 (26.00%) UML
7 37 (24.67%) Configuration Management
8 25 (16.67%) Release Management
9 22 (14.67%) Pair Programming
10 20 (13.33%) RUP
10 20 (13.33%) DSDM
10 20 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 20 (13.33%) Multithreading
11 13 (8.67%) OO
12 11 (7.33%) E-Commerce
12 11 (7.33%) Unit Testing
12 11 (7.33%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (7.33%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (5.33%) Load Balancing
13 8 (5.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (42.00%) Java
2 36 (24.00%) SQL
3 25 (16.67%) Perl
4 12 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.00%) C#
5 7 (4.67%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.33%) Ruby
8 3 (2.00%) C
9 2 (1.33%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.33%) Python
10 1 (0.67%) PHP
10 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.67%) C++
10 1 (0.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (0.67%) Golang
10 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (12.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.67%) Degree
2 10 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.33%) MCSE
4 2 (1.33%) MCSA
4 2 (1.33%) PhD
4 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.33%) MCITP
5 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.67%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.33%) vCloud
3 2 (1.33%) KVM
3 2 (1.33%) Xen
4 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 29 (19.33%) Puppet
2 18 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.67%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.33%) Nagios
4 2 (1.33%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (22.67%) Oracle
2 24 (16.00%) JBoss
3 19 (12.67%) Sun
4 16 (10.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (8.67%) VMware
6 11 (7.33%) Red Hat
7 9 (6.00%) Sybase
8 8 (5.33%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (3.33%) ION Trading
10 4 (2.67%) Fujitsu
10 4 (2.67%) Greenplum
11 3 (2.00%) IBM
11 3 (2.00%) Tableau
11 3 (2.00%) Xamarin
11 3 (2.00%) Adobe
12 2 (1.33%) Tripwire
12 2 (1.33%) Cisco
12 2 (1.33%) EMC
12 2 (1.33%) Citrix
12 2 (1.33%) NetApp
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