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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian
Rank 515 509 543
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +34
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 74 54 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.22% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 37 17
Average daily rate
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£410 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25006 24082 26946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 47.09% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13870 13069 13651
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 1077 1194 1397
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 29 July 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 28 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 July 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
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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 +13 74 £410 -8.88% 22
London +3 50 £425 -8.10% 8
Cambridgeshire -2 10 £418 - 3
East of England -23 10 £418 +4.37% 3
City of London +24 8 £450 -10.00% 2
Cambridge -5 8 £425 - 3
South East -6 7 £293 -10.00% 7
North West - 6 £265 - 1
Manchester - 4 - - 1
Oxford - 3 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 6
Hampshire - 2 £350 -
Cheshire - 1 £265 -
Southampton - 1 £350 -
Berkshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 3
Sheffield - - - -
Chester - - - -
Doncaster - - - - 1
Leamington Spa - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Clapham - - - -

Atlassian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 83 (73.45%) JIRA
2 67 (59.29%) Confluence
3 41 (36.28%) Linux
4 39 (34.51%) Java
4 39 (34.51%) Git (software)
5 34 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (30.09%) Oracle
6 33 (29.20%) DevOps
7 32 (28.32%) Scrum
8 31 (27.43%) Finance
9 28 (24.78%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (24.78%) Jenkins
10 26 (23.01%) Configuration Management
11 25 (22.12%) SQL
12 22 (19.47%) UNIX
12 22 (19.47%) Tomcat
12 22 (19.47%) TDD
13 21 (18.58%) Windows
13 21 (18.58%) UML
14 19 (16.81%) Perl
14 19 (16.81%) Open Source
15 18 (15.93%) Security Cleared
16 17 (15.04%) Web Services
16 17 (15.04%) WebLogic
16 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
17 16 (14.16%) SharePoint
17 16 (14.16%) Release Management
17 16 (14.16%) JSON
17 16 (14.16%) Puppet
17 16 (14.16%) NoSQL

Atlassian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 67 (59.29%) Confluence
2 22 (19.47%) Tomcat
3 17 (15.04%) WebLogic
4 16 (14.16%) SharePoint
5 14 (12.39%) Apache
6 8 (7.08%) OpenStack
7 6 (5.31%) Drupal
7 6 (5.31%) Alfresco
8 5 (4.42%) Apache Solr
8 5 (4.42%) Apache Pig
8 5 (4.42%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (4.42%) GemFire
9 4 (3.54%) Node.js
10 3 (2.65%) nginx
11 2 (1.77%) CMS
11 2 (1.77%) IIS
11 2 (1.77%) MS Exchange
11 2 (1.77%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.88%) SAS
12 1 (0.88%) Jetty
Applications
1 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.77%) MS Office
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.42%) GitHub
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.77%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) Internet
2 5 (4.42%) Intranet
2 5 (4.42%) AMQP
3 3 (2.65%) OpenVPN
3 3 (2.65%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.77%) Firewall
4 2 (1.77%) SSL
4 2 (1.77%) MVNO
4 2 (1.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.88%) LDAP
5 1 (0.88%) HTTP
5 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.16%) NoSQL
2 11 (9.73%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.42%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.42%) CouchDB
5 5 (4.42%) Apache Hive
5 5 (4.42%) Couchbase
5 5 (4.42%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.42%) Impala
6 4 (3.54%) RavenDB
6 4 (3.54%) Pentaho
6 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.65%) MySQL
8 1 (0.88%) Big Data
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 83 (73.45%) JIRA
2 39 (34.51%) Git (software)
3 28 (24.78%) Jenkins
4 14 (12.39%) Maven
5 10 (8.85%) TeamCity
6 9 (7.96%) Subversion
7 6 (5.31%) JUnit
8 4 (3.54%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.54%) Mercurial
8 4 (3.54%) Gradle
8 4 (3.54%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.65%) FishEye
9 3 (2.65%) NUnit
10 2 (1.77%) Ant
10 2 (1.77%) Selenium
10 2 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.77%) RSpec
10 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (27.43%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.65%) Games
3 3 (2.65%) Marketing
4 2 (1.77%) Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Advertising
4 2 (1.77%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 24 (21.24%) Developer
2 17 (15.04%) Architect
3 15 (13.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (8.85%) Administrator
5 8 (7.08%) Java Developer
5 8 (7.08%) Analyst
5 8 (7.08%) Java Architect
6 6 (5.31%) Middleware Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Configuration Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.54%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.54%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 3 (2.65%) Integration Specialist
9 3 (2.65%) iOS Developer
9 3 (2.65%) Principal Engineer
9 3 (2.65%) Build Manager
9 3 (2.65%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.65%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.65%) Technical Architect
9 3 (2.65%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.04%) Web Services
2 16 (14.16%) JSON
3 15 (13.27%) Middleware
4 14 (12.39%) J2EE
5 12 (10.62%) J2SE
6 11 (9.73%) XML
6 11 (9.73%) .NET
7 10 (8.85%) SOAP
8 9 (7.96%) XSD
9 8 (7.08%) JMS
9 8 (7.08%) CGI
9 8 (7.08%) RESTful
10 6 (5.31%) OSGi
10 6 (5.31%) Java EE
10 6 (5.31%) Apache Camel
10 6 (5.31%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (5.31%) EJB
10 6 (5.31%) HTML
11 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET
12 3 (2.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.81%) Open Source
2 9 (7.96%) Wiki
3 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.31%) Clustering
4 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.65%) PKI
5 3 (2.65%) Streaming Music
5 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.77%) Derivative
7 1 (0.88%) Equities
7 1 (0.88%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.88%) NHS
7 1 (0.88%) Online Games
7 1 (0.88%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 41 (36.28%) Linux
2 22 (19.47%) UNIX
3 21 (18.58%) Windows
4 12 (10.62%) Solaris
4 12 (10.62%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.42%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.54%) Mac OS
8 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.77%) CentOS
9 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (29.20%) DevOps
3 32 (28.32%) Scrum
4 28 (24.78%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (23.01%) Configuration Management
6 22 (19.47%) TDD
7 21 (18.58%) UML
8 16 (14.16%) Release Management
9 13 (11.50%) Multithreading
10 12 (10.62%) E-Commerce
11 9 (7.96%) OO
11 9 (7.96%) RUP
11 9 (7.96%) DSDM
11 9 (7.96%) Pair Programming
11 9 (7.96%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.96%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (6.19%) Knowledge Management
12 7 (6.19%) Time Management
12 7 (6.19%) Workflow
13 6 (5.31%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 39 (34.51%) Java
2 25 (22.12%) SQL
3 19 (16.81%) Perl
4 11 (9.73%) C#
5 8 (7.08%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.08%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.19%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.54%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 3 (2.65%) Ruby
9 2 (1.77%) C
9 2 (1.77%) Python
10 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.88%) Scala
10 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.88%) Golang
Qualifications
1 18 (15.93%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.19%) DV Cleared
3 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.42%) Degree
5 2 (1.77%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.77%) MCSE
5 2 (1.77%) MCSA
5 2 (1.77%) PhD
5 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.77%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Hyper-V
1 4 (3.54%) KVM
2 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.65%) Squid
3 2 (1.77%) Xen
3 2 (1.77%) vCloud
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (14.16%) Puppet
1 16 (14.16%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.42%) Nagios
3 4 (3.54%) Ganglia
3 4 (3.54%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.65%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (30.09%) Oracle
2 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.62%) Sun
4 10 (8.85%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.96%) VMware
6 8 (7.08%) Sybase
7 7 (6.19%) JBoss
8 6 (5.31%) Open Text
9 5 (4.42%) ION Trading
10 4 (3.54%) Greenplum
11 3 (2.65%) IBM
11 3 (2.65%) Tableau
11 3 (2.65%) Xamarin
11 3 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.65%) Adobe
12 2 (1.77%) Tripwire
12 2 (1.77%) Cisco
12 2 (1.77%) EMC
12 2 (1.77%) Citrix
12 2 (1.77%) NetApp
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