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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian
Rank 512 526 530
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 70 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.067% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.15% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 23 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -
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
23138 22445 20813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.41% 45.48% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13163 12262 11056
Average daily rate £400 £390 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.96%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 928 953 1210
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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 March 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 March 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
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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 +8 66 £500 +11.11% 19
London +14 41 £504 +6.15% 10
South East - 10 £275 - 6
East of England +22 9 £463 - 2
North West - 6 £500 -
Manchester - 6 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £388 - 2
City of London +10 5 £700 +33.33% 2
Berkshire - 5 £275 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £500 -
Reading - 2 £294 - 1
Harrow - 1 - -
South West - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2

Atlassian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 93 (65.49%) JIRA
2 84 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (53.52%) Confluence
4 69 (48.59%) Java
5 65 (45.77%) Scrum
6 60 (42.25%) Linux
7 48 (33.80%) Oracle
8 46 (32.39%) DevOps
9 45 (31.69%) Windows
10 42 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (29.58%) Security Cleared
11 41 (28.87%) Puppet
12 36 (25.35%) TDD
13 33 (23.24%) WebLogic
14 32 (22.54%) DV Cleared
15 29 (20.42%) Git (software)
16 28 (19.72%) Open Source
16 28 (19.72%) Jenkins
17 27 (19.01%) Oracle Database
17 27 (19.01%) JSON
18 26 (18.31%) Subversion
18 26 (18.31%) Red Hat
19 25 (17.61%) Ant
19 25 (17.61%) SQL
19 25 (17.61%) JMS
19 25 (17.61%) NoSQL
20 24 (16.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 23 (16.20%) Configuration Management
22 22 (15.49%) MongoDB
23 21 (14.79%) Internet

Atlassian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 76 (53.52%) Confluence
2 33 (23.24%) WebLogic
3 17 (11.97%) JBoss
4 13 (9.15%) WebSphere
5 10 (7.04%) Apache
6 9 (6.34%) Tomcat
6 9 (6.34%) OpenStack
7 5 (3.52%) Jetty
8 4 (2.82%) SAS
9 2 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.41%) Drupal
9 2 (1.41%) IIS
9 2 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.70%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.70%) Mule
10 1 (0.70%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.79%) Internet
1 21 (14.79%) AMQP
2 6 (4.23%) DNS
3 5 (3.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.41%) Intranet
4 2 (1.41%) LAN
4 2 (1.41%) WAN
5 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.01%) Oracle Database
2 25 (17.61%) NoSQL
3 22 (15.49%) MongoDB
4 19 (13.38%) Hadoop
5 13 (9.15%) Big Data
6 8 (5.63%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.52%) MySQL
8 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.41%) QlikView
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.70%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 93 (65.49%) JIRA
2 29 (20.42%) Git (software)
3 28 (19.72%) Jenkins
4 26 (18.31%) Subversion
5 25 (17.61%) Ant
6 21 (14.79%) Maven
7 20 (14.08%) JUnit
8 19 (13.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (13.38%) Cucumber
9 15 (10.56%) Mercurial
9 15 (10.56%) Gradle
10 13 (9.15%) Eclipse
11 11 (7.75%) FishEye
12 8 (5.63%) TeamCity
13 7 (4.93%) GitLab
14 6 (4.23%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (3.52%) Gerrit
15 5 (3.52%) SoapUI
15 5 (3.52%) VisualVM
General
1 21 (14.79%) Finance
1 21 (14.79%) Banking
2 9 (6.34%) Games
3 6 (4.23%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.52%) Front Office
5 3 (2.11%) Online Betting
6 2 (1.41%) Marketing
6 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (27.46%) Developer
2 23 (16.20%) Java Developer
3 14 (9.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (7.75%) Consultant
5 10 (7.04%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.34%) Release Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Middleware Developer
7 8 (5.63%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (4.93%) Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Architect
9 6 (4.23%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.23%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) DevOps Specialist
10 5 (3.52%) Build and Release Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) Author
10 5 (3.52%) Technical Author
10 5 (3.52%) Support Technician
10 5 (3.52%) Support Specialist
10 5 (3.52%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.01%) JSON
2 25 (17.61%) JMS
3 21 (14.79%) Web Services
4 20 (14.08%) .NET
5 19 (13.38%) Java EE
6 18 (12.68%) Middleware
7 13 (9.15%) EJB
8 11 (7.75%) J2EE
8 11 (7.75%) SOAP
8 11 (7.75%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (7.04%) RESTful
9 10 (7.04%) XML
9 10 (7.04%) Apache Camel
10 9 (6.34%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (5.63%) XSD
11 8 (5.63%) WPF
11 8 (5.63%) .NET Framework
11 8 (5.63%) OSGi
12 7 (4.93%) WinForms
13 6 (4.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.72%) Open Source
2 16 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.75%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.93%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.23%) Wiki
6 5 (3.52%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.82%) Online Games
7 4 (2.82%) Clustering
8 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.41%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.41%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.70%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.70%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.70%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 60 (42.25%) Linux
2 45 (31.69%) Windows
3 24 (16.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (14.08%) UNIX
5 10 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.63%) Ubuntu
8 5 (3.52%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.41%) SUSE
9 2 (1.41%) HPUX
10 1 (0.70%) AIX
10 1 (0.70%) Android
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (45.77%) Scrum
3 46 (32.39%) DevOps
4 42 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (25.35%) TDD
6 23 (16.20%) Configuration Management
7 17 (11.97%) User Stories
8 16 (11.27%) Release Management
9 15 (10.56%) OO
9 15 (10.56%) SOA
10 13 (9.15%) MapReduce
11 12 (8.45%) Software Engineering
12 11 (7.75%) Test Scripting
13 10 (7.04%) UML
14 8 (5.63%) RUP
14 8 (5.63%) DSDM
14 8 (5.63%) E-Commerce
14 8 (5.63%) Requirements Analysis
14 8 (5.63%) Pair Programming
15 7 (4.93%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 69 (48.59%) Java
2 25 (17.61%) SQL
3 18 (12.68%) C#
4 15 (10.56%) Perl
5 13 (9.15%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.75%) Python
7 10 (7.04%) Ruby
8 7 (4.93%) VBScript
9 5 (3.52%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.11%) PHP
10 3 (2.11%) R
11 2 (1.41%) C++
11 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.41%) Korn
11 2 (1.41%) F#
11 2 (1.41%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (29.58%) Security Cleared
2 32 (22.54%) DV Cleared
3 15 (10.56%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.04%) Degree
5 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.23%) MCPD
6 4 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.11%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.70%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.70%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) NFS
1 2 (1.41%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (28.87%) Puppet
2 13 (9.15%) Vagrant
3 7 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.82%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (2.82%) Control-M
5 3 (2.11%) logstash
6 2 (1.41%) Kibana
7 1 (0.70%) SCCM
7 1 (0.70%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (33.80%) Oracle
2 26 (18.31%) Red Hat
3 7 (4.93%) Perforce
4 6 (4.23%) VMware
5 4 (2.82%) IBM
5 4 (2.82%) HP
6 2 (1.41%) NetApp
6 2 (1.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.41%) Sun
6 2 (1.41%) Reuters
6 2 (1.41%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.70%) Remedy
7 1 (0.70%) Telerik
7 1 (0.70%) Google
7 1 (0.70%) Syncfusion
7 1 (0.70%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.70%) F5
7 1 (0.70%) Tableau
7 1 (0.70%) WSO2
7 1 (0.70%) BEA
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