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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian
Rank 426 519 548
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +29
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 196 82 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.16% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.35% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 61 20
Average daily rate £425 £500 £449
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £500 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +53.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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 across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22182 23145 22099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.13% 45.68% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13227 13479 12168
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 875 970 963
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.29 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +110 189 £425 -15.00% 29
London +48 116 £450 -11.50% 15
Yorkshire - 38 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire - 38 £425 - 1
Leeds - 24 £425 - 1
West Midlands - 12 £395 - 1
City of London +38 9 £431 -33.65% 1
North West -14 9 £475 -2.56% 1
Shropshire - 6 £400 - 1
South East +4 5 £413 +57.14% 7
East of England -3 5 £515 +0.48%
Bedfordshire +7 4 - -
Luton -3 4 - -
Scotland -5 4 £375 -
Manchester -18 4 - - 1
Hammersmith - 4 £310 -
Telford - 4 £400 - 1
South West - 4 £400 - 4
Surrey - 4 £419 - 3
Wales - 3 £363 -
Cheltenham - 3 £400 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £400 - 2
South Wales - 3 £363 -
Glasgow +10 2 £375 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Warwick - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +6 1 £515 -
Bristol - 1 - - 2

Atlassian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 231 (70.21%) JIRA
2 209 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (59.88%) Confluence
4 147 (44.68%) Java
5 143 (43.47%) DevOps
6 137 (41.64%) Puppet
7 123 (37.39%) Linux
8 104 (31.61%) Git (software)
9 102 (31.00%) Jenkins
10 89 (27.05%) Scrum
11 88 (26.75%) Continuous Integration
12 83 (25.23%) Finance
13 80 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
14 78 (23.71%) Security Cleared
15 70 (21.28%) Maven
16 60 (18.24%) SC Cleared
17 52 (15.81%) Windows
17 52 (15.81%) Web Services
18 48 (14.59%) SQL
19 47 (14.29%) Selenium
20 46 (13.98%) Software Engineering
21 45 (13.68%) Unix
22 44 (13.37%) SOAP
22 44 (13.37%) TDD
22 44 (13.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
23 43 (13.07%) Configuration Management
24 42 (12.77%) JBoss
24 42 (12.77%) REST
25 41 (12.46%) OpenStack
25 41 (12.46%) Open Source

Atlassian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 197 (59.88%) Confluence
2 42 (12.77%) JBoss
3 41 (12.46%) OpenStack
4 33 (10.03%) Apache
5 18 (5.47%) Tomcat
6 14 (4.26%) IIS
7 12 (3.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 12 (3.65%) WebLogic
8 10 (3.04%) nginx
9 9 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (2.43%) Mule
11 7 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
11 7 (2.13%) Jetty
12 5 (1.52%) Node.js
13 4 (1.22%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.91%) Gunicorn
14 3 (0.91%) uWSGI
14 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.61%) SAS
15 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (8.21%) HipChat
2 8 (2.43%) MS Project
3 7 (2.13%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.82%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.52%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 80 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (6.38%) PaaS
4 19 (5.78%) IaaS
5 12 (3.65%) GitHub
6 9 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (1.52%) Google Analytics
8 5 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.22%) SaaS
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.69%) DNS
2 16 (4.86%) Firewall
3 14 (4.26%) Kerberos
3 14 (4.26%) VPN
4 8 (2.43%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.13%) HTTP
6 6 (1.82%) DHCP
6 6 (1.82%) Wireless
7 5 (1.52%) FTP
7 5 (1.52%) Internet
8 4 (1.22%) DMZ
9 3 (0.91%) AMQP
9 3 (0.91%) Extranet
9 3 (0.91%) Intranet
9 3 (0.91%) IPsec
9 3 (0.91%) SSL
10 2 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.61%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (3.04%) MongoDB
3 10 (3.04%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.74%) MySQL
5 6 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.52%) Big Data
6 5 (1.52%) MariaDB
7 3 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.91%) Redis
8 2 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.61%) HBase
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.30%) Impala
9 1 (0.30%) Parquet
9 1 (0.30%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 231 (70.21%) JIRA
2 104 (31.61%) Git (software)
3 102 (31.00%) Jenkins
4 70 (21.28%) Maven
5 47 (14.29%) Selenium
6 44 (13.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 34 (10.33%) Subversion
8 30 (9.12%) FishEye
9 27 (8.21%) Sonatype Nexus
9 27 (8.21%) TeamCity
10 24 (7.29%) SonarQube
11 22 (6.69%) Appium
11 22 (6.69%) Mocha
12 19 (5.78%) Cucumber
13 17 (5.17%) Ant
13 17 (5.17%) Mockito
14 15 (4.56%) Gradle
14 15 (4.56%) JUnit
15 13 (3.95%) ClearCase
15 13 (3.95%) PVCS
General
1 83 (25.23%) Finance
2 30 (9.12%) Banking
3 8 (2.43%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.82%) Marketing
6 5 (1.52%) Games
6 5 (1.52%) Legal
7 4 (1.22%) Electronics
7 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.91%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.61%) Law
9 2 (0.61%) Retail
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 108 (32.83%) Developer
2 55 (16.72%) Java Developer
3 44 (13.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 30 (9.12%) Consultant
5 25 (7.60%) Architect
6 21 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 21 (6.38%) Technical Developer
7 18 (5.47%) Senior Developer
8 16 (4.86%) Analyst
9 13 (3.95%) Administrator
9 13 (3.95%) Operations Engineer
9 13 (3.95%) Support Engineer
10 12 (3.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 12 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.34%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (2.74%) Oracle Developer
12 9 (2.74%) Technical Architect
13 8 (2.43%) DevOps Manager
13 8 (2.43%) Release Manager
14 7 (2.13%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (15.81%) Web Services
2 44 (13.37%) SOAP
3 42 (12.77%) REST
4 38 (11.55%) Spring
5 31 (9.42%) HTML
6 29 (8.81%) .NET
7 26 (7.90%) CSS
8 24 (7.29%) jQuery
9 20 (6.08%) JPA
10 18 (5.47%) Hibernate
10 18 (5.47%) JMS
11 16 (4.86%) Java EE
12 14 (4.26%) Apache Camel
12 14 (4.26%) SAML
13 13 (3.95%) HTML5
13 13 (3.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (3.65%) PowerMock
15 11 (3.34%) Middleware
16 10 (3.04%) Gherkin
16 10 (3.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.90%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (3.04%) User Experience
4 6 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.52%) Copywriting
5 5 (1.52%) Tandem
6 4 (1.22%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.22%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.91%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.91%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.91%) Online Games
7 3 (0.91%) W3C
8 2 (0.61%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.61%) IPTV
8 2 (0.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 123 (37.39%) Linux
2 52 (15.81%) Windows
3 45 (13.68%) Unix
4 35 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (9.73%) CentOS
6 26 (7.90%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.82%) Solaris
7 6 (1.82%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.52%) Android
8 5 (1.52%) Debian
9 4 (1.22%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (43.47%) DevOps
3 89 (27.05%) Scrum
4 88 (26.75%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (13.98%) Software Engineering
6 44 (13.37%) TDD
7 43 (13.07%) Configuration Management
8 41 (12.46%) Open Source
9 35 (10.64%) Change Management
10 29 (8.81%) SDLC
11 23 (6.99%) Automated Testing
11 23 (6.99%) BDD
12 22 (6.69%) Mentoring
13 20 (6.08%) SOA
14 18 (5.47%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (5.17%) Analytics
15 17 (5.17%) Release Management
16 16 (4.86%) Build Automation
16 16 (4.86%) Kanban
16 16 (4.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 147 (44.68%) Java
2 48 (14.59%) SQL
3 36 (10.94%) Ruby
4 34 (10.33%) JavaScript
5 31 (9.42%) Bash Shell
5 31 (9.42%) C#
6 30 (9.12%) Python
7 22 (6.69%) Perl
8 16 (4.86%) Shell Script
9 13 (3.95%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.74%) Erlang
11 6 (1.82%) C++
11 6 (1.82%) PHP
12 5 (1.52%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.22%) JPQL
14 3 (0.91%) C
14 3 (0.91%) Groovy
15 2 (0.61%) Korn
15 2 (0.61%) Scala
15 2 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (23.71%) Security Cleared
2 60 (18.24%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.65%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.04%) Degree
5 9 (2.74%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.22%) APMP
6 4 (1.22%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.91%) ISEB
8 2 (0.61%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.61%) HND
8 2 (0.61%) MCPD
8 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.08%) QA
2 10 (3.04%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.74%) SLA
4 3 (0.91%) WCAG
5 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (6.99%) vSphere
3 21 (6.38%) Docker
4 18 (5.47%) Active Directory
5 14 (4.26%) Terminal Services
6 9 (2.74%) Varnish
7 4 (1.22%) vCloud
8 3 (0.91%) Xen
9 2 (0.61%) iptables
9 2 (0.61%) NFS
9 2 (0.61%) Postfix
9 2 (0.61%) Samba
9 2 (0.61%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.30%) Ceph
10 1 (0.30%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.30%) KVM
10 1 (0.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 137 (41.64%) Puppet
2 36 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (7.29%) ZABBIX
4 21 (6.38%) Ansible
5 6 (1.82%) yum
6 5 (1.52%) HAProxy
6 5 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (1.22%) Packer
7 4 (1.22%) Uchiwa
8 3 (0.91%) Graphite
8 3 (0.91%) Nagios
8 3 (0.91%) Terraform
9 2 (0.61%) Bareos
9 2 (0.61%) Grafana
9 2 (0.61%) Kibana
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.61%) systemd
10 1 (0.30%) logstash
10 1 (0.30%) Piwik
10 1 (0.30%) RANCID
Vendors
1 32 (9.73%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.12%) VMware
3 29 (8.81%) Red Hat
4 24 (7.29%) Oracle
5 18 (5.47%) Adobe
6 16 (4.86%) IBM
6 16 (4.86%) New Relic
7 15 (4.56%) Splunk
8 14 (4.26%) AppDynamics
8 14 (4.26%) CA
8 14 (4.26%) Google
9 12 (3.65%) F5
10 9 (2.74%) HP
11 8 (2.43%) Rackspace
11 8 (2.43%) WSO2
12 7 (2.13%) Rally
13 4 (1.22%) Black Duck
13 4 (1.22%) Cisco
13 4 (1.22%) Coverity
13 4 (1.22%) MuleSoft
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