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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian
Rank 521 523 557
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +34
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 85 56 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.059%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 23
Average daily rate
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£425 £448 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +19.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
26168 24713 26939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.27% 46.89% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14687 13698 13693
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 £220 £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 1117 1107 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +10 84 £425 -5.02% 21
London +15 43 £400 -11.11% 9
East of England -12 18 £425 +6.25% 5
Cambridgeshire +10 17 £425 - 1
Cambridge +3 15 £425 - 1
South East -11 11 £450 +38.46% 2
North West - 11 £358 -
City of London +18 7 £326 -27.50% 2
Manchester - 7 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £450 - 1
Oxford - 5 £450 -
Hampshire - 2 £350 - 1
Luton - 1 £500 - 4
Cheshire - 1 £265 -
Southampton - 1 £350 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £500 - 4
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 3
Sheffield - - - -
Chester - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Clapham - - - -

Atlassian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 106 (73.10%) JIRA
2 80 (55.17%) Confluence
3 58 (40.00%) Java
4 52 (35.86%) Linux
4 52 (35.86%) Git (software)
5 50 (34.48%) Scrum
6 44 (30.34%) DevOps
7 41 (28.28%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (26.21%) Oracle
9 37 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (24.14%) TDD
10 35 (24.14%) UML
10 35 (24.14%) Finance
11 34 (23.45%) Configuration Management
11 34 (23.45%) SQL
11 34 (23.45%) Jenkins
12 31 (21.38%) UNIX
13 30 (20.69%) Tomcat
14 26 (17.93%) Perl
15 25 (17.24%) JSON
16 24 (16.55%) WebLogic
16 24 (16.55%) Puppet
17 23 (15.86%) Windows
17 23 (15.86%) Apache
18 22 (15.17%) Middleware
19 21 (14.48%) J2EE
19 21 (14.48%) Release Management
20 20 (13.79%) Multithreading
20 20 (13.79%) SOAP
20 20 (13.79%) Web Services

Atlassian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 80 (55.17%) Confluence
2 30 (20.69%) Tomcat
3 24 (16.55%) WebLogic
4 23 (15.86%) Apache
5 12 (8.28%) SharePoint
6 9 (6.21%) OpenStack
7 5 (3.45%) Apache Pig
7 5 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (3.45%) Node.js
7 5 (3.45%) GemFire
7 5 (3.45%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.07%) Drupal
8 3 (2.07%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.38%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.38%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.38%) CMS
9 2 (1.38%) IIS
10 1 (0.69%) SAS
10 1 (0.69%) nginx
10 1 (0.69%) Jetty
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.07%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.38%) MS Office
5 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (6.21%) GitHub
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.38%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.83%) Internet
1 7 (4.83%) AMQP
2 3 (2.07%) Intranet
3 2 (1.38%) SSL
3 2 (1.38%) Firewall
3 2 (1.38%) MVNO
3 2 (1.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.69%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.69%) HTTP
4 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.66%) NoSQL
2 11 (7.59%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (5.52%) MySQL
5 6 (4.14%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.45%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.45%) CouchDB
6 5 (3.45%) Apache Hive
6 5 (3.45%) Couchbase
6 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.45%) Impala
7 4 (2.76%) RavenDB
7 4 (2.76%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.69%) Big Data
9 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 106 (73.10%) JIRA
2 52 (35.86%) Git (software)
3 34 (23.45%) Jenkins
4 19 (13.10%) Maven
5 15 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (8.28%) Subversion
7 10 (6.90%) TeamCity
8 9 (6.21%) Eclipse
9 8 (5.52%) JUnit
10 7 (4.83%) Gradle
11 6 (4.14%) Selenium
11 6 (4.14%) Mercurial
12 4 (2.76%) Ant
12 4 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (2.76%) FishEye
13 3 (2.07%) NUnit
13 3 (2.07%) Cucumber
14 2 (1.38%) RSpec
15 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
15 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.76%) Banking
4 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.07%) Games
4 3 (2.07%) Advertising
4 3 (2.07%) Marketing
5 2 (1.38%) Publishing
6 1 (0.69%) Electronics
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 39 (26.90%) Developer
2 18 (12.41%) Architect
2 18 (12.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 12 (8.28%) Middleware Developer
5 11 (7.59%) Java Architect
5 11 (7.59%) Administrator
6 8 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.83%) Consultant
7 7 (4.83%) Design Engineer
7 7 (4.83%) Principal Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.14%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.14%) Analyst
9 5 (3.45%) Author
9 5 (3.45%) Technical Author
9 5 (3.45%) Configuration Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 4 (2.76%) Technical Leader
10 4 (2.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.24%) JSON
2 22 (15.17%) Middleware
3 21 (14.48%) J2EE
4 20 (13.79%) SOAP
4 20 (13.79%) Web Services
5 19 (13.10%) J2SE
6 18 (12.41%) XML
7 16 (11.03%) XSD
8 14 (9.66%) .NET
9 13 (8.97%) ActiveMQ
9 13 (8.97%) OSGi
9 13 (8.97%) Apache Camel
10 10 (6.90%) JMS
11 9 (6.21%) CGI
11 9 (6.21%) HTML
12 8 (5.52%) EJB
12 8 (5.52%) Java EE
13 6 (4.14%) RESTful
13 6 (4.14%) CSS
14 4 (2.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.72%) Open Source
2 11 (7.59%) Wiki
3 8 (5.52%) Clustering
4 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.76%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.76%) NHS
5 4 (2.76%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.07%) Streaming Music
7 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.69%) Online Games
8 1 (0.69%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 52 (35.86%) Linux
2 31 (21.38%) UNIX
3 23 (15.86%) Windows
4 19 (13.10%) Solaris
4 19 (13.10%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.76%) Mac OS
6 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.07%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.38%) CentOS
8 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.69%) Android
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.48%) Scrum
2 44 (30.34%) DevOps
3 41 (28.28%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (24.14%) TDD
5 35 (24.14%) UML
6 34 (23.45%) Configuration Management
7 21 (14.48%) Release Management
8 20 (13.79%) Multithreading
9 18 (12.41%) Pair Programming
10 16 (11.03%) RUP
10 16 (11.03%) DSDM
10 16 (11.03%) Requirements Analysis
11 13 (8.97%) OO
12 11 (7.59%) E-Commerce
12 11 (7.59%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (7.59%) Unit Testing
12 11 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (6.21%) Project Management
14 8 (5.52%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 58 (40.00%) Java
2 34 (23.45%) SQL
3 26 (17.93%) Perl
4 12 (8.28%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.28%) C#
5 7 (4.83%) Shell Script
5 7 (4.83%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.45%) Ruby
7 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.07%) C
7 3 (2.07%) Python
8 2 (1.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (0.69%) Golang
9 1 (0.69%) Scala
9 1 (0.69%) PHP
9 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.90%) Degree
3 9 (6.21%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.83%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) MCSE
5 2 (1.38%) MCSA
5 2 (1.38%) PhD
5 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.38%) MCITP
6 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.38%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.38%) Xen
2 2 (1.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.38%) vCloud
2 2 (1.38%) KVM
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (16.55%) Puppet
2 17 (11.72%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.76%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.07%) Nagios
5 2 (1.38%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (26.21%) Oracle
2 19 (13.10%) Sun
3 18 (12.41%) JBoss
4 16 (11.03%) Microsoft
5 12 (8.28%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.59%) VMware
7 9 (6.21%) Sybase
8 8 (5.52%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (3.45%) ION Trading
10 4 (2.76%) Fujitsu
10 4 (2.76%) Greenplum
11 3 (2.07%) IBM
11 3 (2.07%) Open Text
11 3 (2.07%) Tableau
11 3 (2.07%) Xamarin
11 3 (2.07%) Adobe
12 2 (1.38%) Tripwire
12 2 (1.38%) Cisco
12 2 (1.38%) EMC
12 2 (1.38%) Citrix
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