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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian
Rank 497 525 515
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 110 57 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.11% 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 40 19
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£425 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £226 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £573 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-10.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £53.00

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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 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 22 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 +25 108 £425 -5.55% 39
London +15 64 £425 -5.55% 19
East of England +20 16 £350 -26.31% 7
Suffolk - 13 £350 -
Ipswich - 11 £350 -
South West +13 10 £350 -30.00% 2
City of London +9 9 £450 -10.00% 11
South East -8 8 £350 +34.61% 7
North West - 8 £500 - 3
Devon 0 5 £325 -18.75%
Bristol - 5 £425 - 2
Cheshire - 5 £425 -
Exeter - 5 £325 -
East Sussex - 4 £350 -
Manchester - 3 £500 - 1
Milton Keynes +4 2 £500 +92.30% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £500 +92.30% 2
West Yorkshire -9 2 £375 +7.14% 1
Yorkshire -13 2 £375 +7.14% 1
Hampshire - 2 £483 - 3
Hertfordshire - 2 £331 - 1
Bradford - 2 £375 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £350 -
Isleworth - 1 £375 -
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
Luton - 1 £500 - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £704 -
Watford - 1 £388 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £275 -

Atlassian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 134 (72.04%) JIRA
2 114 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (54.30%) Confluence
4 90 (48.39%) Java
5 87 (46.77%) Linux
6 77 (41.40%) Scrum
7 59 (31.72%) Windows
7 59 (31.72%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (29.57%) Oracle
9 44 (23.66%) Security Cleared
10 42 (22.58%) Web Services
10 42 (22.58%) TDD
11 39 (20.97%) DevOps
12 38 (20.43%) Puppet
13 35 (18.82%) JUnit
13 35 (18.82%) Red Hat
14 34 (18.28%) WebLogic
14 34 (18.28%) Java EE
14 34 (18.28%) DV Cleared
14 34 (18.28%) Git (software)
15 32 (17.20%) Jenkins
15 32 (17.20%) Oracle Database
15 32 (17.20%) Finance
15 32 (17.20%) JMS
15 32 (17.20%) Configuration Management
16 29 (15.59%) Software Delivery
17 28 (15.05%) Open Source
17 28 (15.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 27 (14.52%) Cucumber
18 27 (14.52%) MongoDB

Atlassian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 101 (54.30%) Confluence
2 34 (18.28%) WebLogic
3 15 (8.06%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.84%) OpenStack
5 8 (4.30%) Apache
6 7 (3.76%) JBoss
7 6 (3.23%) Jetty
7 6 (3.23%) IIS
7 6 (3.23%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.15%) SAS
9 3 (1.61%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (1.08%) Drupal
10 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.08%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.54%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (1.61%) MS Office
2 2 (1.08%) HipChat
3 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.54%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.15%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.08%) GitHub
4 2 (1.08%) IaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.90%) AMQP
2 23 (12.37%) Internet
3 5 (2.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.61%) LAN
4 3 (1.61%) WAN
4 3 (1.61%) LDAP
5 2 (1.08%) Firewall
5 2 (1.08%) DNS
6 1 (0.54%) Intranet
6 1 (0.54%) SAN
6 1 (0.54%) DHCP
6 1 (0.54%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.20%) Oracle Database
2 27 (14.52%) MongoDB
3 26 (13.98%) Hadoop
4 24 (12.90%) NoSQL
5 19 (10.22%) Big Data
6 12 (6.45%) MySQL
7 9 (4.84%) SQL Server
7 9 (4.84%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.61%) PowerCenter
10 3 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.08%) HBase
11 2 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.08%) QlikView
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.54%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 134 (72.04%) JIRA
2 35 (18.82%) JUnit
3 34 (18.28%) Git (software)
4 32 (17.20%) Jenkins
5 27 (14.52%) Cucumber
6 26 (13.98%) Subversion
7 25 (13.44%) Gradle
7 25 (13.44%) Ant
8 22 (11.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (10.75%) Mercurial
10 18 (9.68%) Eclipse
11 17 (9.14%) FishEye
12 14 (7.53%) Maven
13 9 (4.84%) ClearCase
13 9 (4.84%) Selenium
14 8 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (3.76%) IntelliJ
15 7 (3.76%) TeamCity
16 5 (2.69%) GitLab
16 5 (2.69%) VisualVM
General
1 32 (17.20%) Finance
2 23 (12.37%) Banking
3 6 (3.23%) Games
4 5 (2.69%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.69%) Retail
5 4 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.61%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.61%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.54%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 58 (31.18%) Developer
2 39 (20.97%) Java Developer
3 20 (10.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (8.60%) Analyst
5 10 (5.38%) Business Analyst
5 10 (5.38%) Consultant
5 10 (5.38%) Architect
6 8 (4.30%) Agile Business Analyst
6 8 (4.30%) Release Engineer
7 6 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (2.69%) Technical Architect
8 5 (2.69%) Project Manager
8 5 (2.69%) .NET Developer
8 5 (2.69%) Senior Developer
8 5 (2.69%) Build and Release Engineer
8 5 (2.69%) Build Engineer
9 4 (2.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (2.15%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (22.58%) Web Services
2 34 (18.28%) Java EE
3 32 (17.20%) JMS
4 27 (14.52%) JSON
5 18 (9.68%) EJB
6 17 (9.14%) .NET
6 17 (9.14%) Spring
7 14 (7.53%) J2EE
8 11 (5.91%) REST
8 11 (5.91%) Hibernate
9 9 (4.84%) Struts
10 8 (4.30%) Apache Camel
10 8 (4.30%) RESTful
10 8 (4.30%) HTML
10 8 (4.30%) Middleware
10 8 (4.30%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (3.76%) SOAP
11 7 (3.76%) Gherkin
12 6 (3.23%) WPF
13 5 (2.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.05%) Open Source
2 22 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.91%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.76%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.76%) CMDB
5 6 (3.23%) Clustering
5 6 (3.23%) Wiki
6 5 (2.69%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.15%) Online Games
7 4 (2.15%) PKI
8 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.08%) STB
8 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.08%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.08%) W3C
9 1 (0.54%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.54%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.54%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 87 (46.77%) Linux
2 59 (31.72%) Windows
3 28 (15.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (12.90%) UNIX
5 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.69%) CentOS
7 5 (2.69%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.61%) AIX
8 3 (1.61%) HPUX
8 3 (1.61%) Solaris
8 3 (1.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (41.40%) Scrum
3 59 (31.72%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (22.58%) TDD
5 39 (20.97%) DevOps
6 32 (17.20%) Configuration Management
7 29 (15.59%) Software Delivery
8 27 (14.52%) User Stories
9 23 (12.37%) Continuous Delivery
9 23 (12.37%) OO
10 22 (11.83%) Software Engineering
11 20 (10.75%) Project Management
12 17 (9.14%) MapReduce
13 16 (8.60%) Test Scripting
14 14 (7.53%) Kanban
15 12 (6.45%) E-Commerce
15 12 (6.45%) SOA
15 12 (6.45%) Cyber Security
16 11 (5.91%) Mentoring
17 8 (4.30%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (48.39%) Java
2 25 (13.44%) Python
2 25 (13.44%) Perl
3 23 (12.37%) SQL
4 21 (11.29%) PowerShell
5 19 (10.22%) C#
6 10 (5.38%) Ruby
7 8 (4.30%) C
8 7 (3.76%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.23%) PHP
9 6 (3.23%) C++
9 6 (3.23%) VBScript
10 5 (2.69%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.69%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.15%) R
12 3 (1.61%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.61%) Korn
12 3 (1.61%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.61%) Groovy
12 3 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (23.66%) Security Cleared
2 34 (18.28%) DV Cleared
3 13 (6.99%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.99%) Degree
4 5 (2.69%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.15%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (2.15%) MCPD
5 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.61%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.54%) ISEB
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.06%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.15%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.61%) NFS
2 3 (1.61%) Docker
3 2 (1.08%) Varnish
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 38 (20.43%) Puppet
2 18 (9.68%) Vagrant
3 17 (9.14%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.76%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (1.08%) Nagios
5 2 (1.08%) Control-M
6 1 (0.54%) Kibana
6 1 (0.54%) SELinux
6 1 (0.54%) logstash
6 1 (0.54%) SCCM
6 1 (0.54%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (29.57%) Oracle
2 35 (18.82%) Red Hat
3 9 (4.84%) VMware
4 8 (4.30%) BMC
5 7 (3.76%) Remedy
5 7 (3.76%) Perforce
6 5 (2.69%) Informatica
7 4 (2.15%) HP
8 3 (1.61%) Adobe
8 3 (1.61%) Sun
8 3 (1.61%) IBM
8 3 (1.61%) NetApp
8 3 (1.61%) New Relic
9 2 (1.08%) SAP
10 1 (0.54%) Reuters
10 1 (0.54%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.54%) Citrix
10 1 (0.54%) Cisco
10 1 (0.54%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.54%) BEA
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £425 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 400 - 500 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £240 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago