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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian
Rank 521 552 525
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -27
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 91 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.078% 0.058%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 31 14
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£425 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
25227 24253 21926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.19% 45.10% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14386 13725 11583
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1045 1183
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 +29 88 £425 -5.55% 35
London +12 44 £450 -5.26% 16
East of England +22 18 £388 -20.51% 6
South East +2 13 £350 +34.61% 6
Suffolk - 11 £350 -
Ipswich - 9 £350 -
North West - 7 £500 - 4
City of London +16 6 £425 -15.00% 6
South West +8 6 £425 -15.00% 3
Hertfordshire - 6 £388 - 1
Cheshire - 4 £425 - 1
East Sussex - 4 £350 -
Bristol - 4 £425 - 1
Milton Keynes +9 3 £500 +92.30% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £500 +92.30% 2
Berkshire -2 3 £275 +5.76%
Watford - 3 £388 -
Manchester - 3 £500 -
Hampshire - 3 £263 - 3
Devon -1 2 £325 +8.25% 2
Farnborough - 2 £263 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £340 -
Exeter - 2 £325 - 1
Brighton - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £350 -
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
Luton - 1 £500 - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £704 -
Reading - 1 £325 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £275 -

Atlassian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 116 (67.05%) JIRA
2 108 (62.43%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (50.87%) Confluence
4 77 (44.51%) Java
4 77 (44.51%) Linux
5 72 (41.62%) Scrum
6 58 (33.53%) Oracle
7 57 (32.95%) Windows
8 52 (30.06%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (26.59%) Security Cleared
10 42 (24.28%) DevOps
11 37 (21.39%) Puppet
11 37 (21.39%) WebLogic
12 36 (20.81%) Web Services
12 36 (20.81%) DV Cleared
13 35 (20.23%) Red Hat
13 35 (20.23%) TDD
14 30 (17.34%) Finance
14 30 (17.34%) Configuration Management
14 30 (17.34%) JMS
14 30 (17.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 30 (17.34%) Oracle Database
15 29 (16.76%) JUnit
15 29 (16.76%) Java EE
16 28 (16.18%) JSON
16 28 (16.18%) Open Source
17 27 (15.61%) Software Delivery
17 27 (15.61%) Subversion
17 27 (15.61%) Ant
18 26 (15.03%) Jenkins

Atlassian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 88 (50.87%) Confluence
2 37 (21.39%) WebLogic
3 18 (10.40%) WebSphere
4 8 (4.62%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.05%) JBoss
6 6 (3.47%) IIS
6 6 (3.47%) Jetty
7 5 (2.89%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.31%) SAS
9 3 (1.73%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.16%) Apache
10 2 (1.16%) Drupal
11 1 (0.58%) Mule
11 1 (0.58%) nginx
11 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.31%) MS Office
2 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.73%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.58%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.31%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.58%) IaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.87%) AMQP
2 23 (13.29%) Internet
3 5 (2.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.73%) LAN
4 3 (1.73%) WAN
5 2 (1.16%) DNS
5 2 (1.16%) Firewall
6 1 (0.58%) LDAP
6 1 (0.58%) SAN
6 1 (0.58%) Intranet
6 1 (0.58%) DHCP
6 1 (0.58%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.34%) Oracle Database
2 25 (14.45%) MongoDB
3 24 (13.87%) Hadoop
4 23 (13.29%) NoSQL
5 18 (10.40%) Big Data
6 9 (5.20%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.62%) MySQL
7 8 (4.62%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.73%) PowerCenter
9 3 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.16%) QlikView
11 1 (0.58%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.58%) Triplestore
11 1 (0.58%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.58%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.58%) HBase
Development Applications
1 116 (67.05%) JIRA
2 29 (16.76%) JUnit
3 27 (15.61%) Subversion
3 27 (15.61%) Ant
4 26 (15.03%) Jenkins
5 25 (14.45%) Git (software)
6 23 (13.29%) Cucumber
7 21 (12.14%) Gradle
8 20 (11.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (10.98%) Mercurial
10 16 (9.25%) Maven
10 16 (9.25%) Eclipse
11 12 (6.94%) FishEye
12 9 (5.20%) TeamCity
13 8 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (3.47%) Gerrit
14 6 (3.47%) IntelliJ
15 5 (2.89%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (2.89%) ClearCase
15 5 (2.89%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (17.34%) Finance
2 24 (13.87%) Banking
3 8 (4.62%) Games
4 7 (4.05%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.89%) Front Office
6 4 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.31%) Retail
7 3 (1.73%) Online Betting
8 2 (1.16%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.16%) Legal
9 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (28.90%) Developer
2 33 (19.08%) Java Developer
3 18 (10.40%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (6.94%) Analyst
5 10 (5.78%) Architect
5 10 (5.78%) Business Analyst
5 10 (5.78%) Release Engineer
6 8 (4.62%) Consultant
7 7 (4.05%) .NET Developer
7 7 (4.05%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.05%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (3.47%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
8 6 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (3.47%) Build Engineer
8 6 (3.47%) C# Developer
8 6 (3.47%) Support Specialist
8 6 (3.47%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (2.89%) Senior Developer
9 5 (2.89%) Support Technician
9 5 (2.89%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.81%) Web Services
2 30 (17.34%) JMS
3 29 (16.76%) Java EE
4 28 (16.18%) JSON
5 18 (10.40%) .NET
6 16 (9.25%) EJB
7 14 (8.09%) Spring
8 13 (7.51%) J2EE
9 12 (6.94%) WebSphere MQ
9 12 (6.94%) Middleware
10 9 (5.20%) Hibernate
10 9 (5.20%) Struts
10 9 (5.20%) REST
11 7 (4.05%) WPF
11 7 (4.05%) RESTful
12 6 (3.47%) WinForms
12 6 (3.47%) .NET Framework
12 6 (3.47%) SOAP
12 6 (3.47%) Apache Camel
13 5 (2.89%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.18%) Open Source
2 19 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.20%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.05%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.47%) Wiki
5 6 (3.47%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.89%) Clustering
7 4 (2.31%) PKI
7 4 (2.31%) Online Games
7 4 (2.31%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.73%) CMDB
9 2 (1.16%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.58%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 77 (44.51%) Linux
2 57 (32.95%) Windows
3 30 (17.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (13.29%) UNIX
5 11 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.89%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.89%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.73%) SUSE
7 3 (1.73%) AIX
7 3 (1.73%) HPUX
7 3 (1.73%) CentOS
8 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (62.43%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (41.62%) Scrum
3 52 (30.06%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (24.28%) DevOps
5 35 (20.23%) TDD
6 30 (17.34%) Configuration Management
7 27 (15.61%) Software Delivery
8 24 (13.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 23 (13.29%) User Stories
10 21 (12.14%) OO
10 21 (12.14%) Software Engineering
11 16 (9.25%) Project Management
11 16 (9.25%) MapReduce
12 14 (8.09%) Test Scripting
13 13 (7.51%) E-Commerce
14 12 (6.94%) SOA
15 11 (6.36%) Kanban
15 11 (6.36%) Mentoring
16 10 (5.78%) Cyber Security
17 8 (4.62%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (44.51%) Java
2 25 (14.45%) SQL
3 20 (11.56%) Perl
4 19 (10.98%) PowerShell
5 18 (10.40%) C#
6 16 (9.25%) Python
7 10 (5.78%) Ruby
8 8 (4.62%) VBScript
9 7 (4.05%) C
10 6 (3.47%) PHP
11 5 (2.89%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.89%) C++
11 5 (2.89%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.31%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.31%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.73%) R
13 3 (1.73%) Korn
14 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.16%) F#
14 2 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (26.59%) Security Cleared
2 36 (20.81%) DV Cleared
3 15 (8.67%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.94%) Degree
5 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.89%) MCPD
6 4 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.73%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (1.73%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.94%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.73%) NFS
2 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 37 (21.39%) Puppet
2 17 (9.83%) Vagrant
3 15 (8.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.31%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (2.31%) Control-M
5 3 (1.73%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.58%) SCCM
6 1 (0.58%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.58%) SELinux
6 1 (0.58%) logstash
Vendors
1 58 (33.53%) Oracle
2 35 (20.23%) Red Hat
3 7 (4.05%) Perforce
4 6 (3.47%) VMware
5 5 (2.89%) IBM
6 4 (2.31%) HP
6 4 (2.31%) BMC
7 3 (1.73%) Informatica
7 3 (1.73%) NetApp
7 3 (1.73%) Sun
7 3 (1.73%) Remedy
7 3 (1.73%) New Relic
8 2 (1.16%) Reuters
8 2 (1.16%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.58%) Citrix
9 1 (0.58%) BEA
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.58%) Sybase
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco
9 1 (0.58%) Google
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