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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian
Rank 506 523 523
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 77 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.062% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.14% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 19 8
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£500 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -18.75%
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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 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 30 January 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 +27 73 £500 +8.10% 16
London +32 60 £504 +6.15% 7
City of London +16 9 £650 +23.80% 3
East of England +5 8 £513 -
North West - 5 £500 - 4
Manchester - 5 £500 - 4
Glasgow -5 1 - -
Scotland -10 1 - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Thame - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - - 5
South West - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Brentwood - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Cambridge - - - -

Atlassian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 105 (67.31%) JIRA
2 84 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (48.72%) Confluence
4 75 (48.08%) Java
5 65 (41.67%) Scrum
6 63 (40.38%) Linux
7 59 (37.82%) DevOps
8 50 (32.05%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (30.13%) Puppet
10 45 (28.85%) Git (software)
11 43 (27.56%) Oracle
12 39 (25.00%) TDD
13 37 (23.72%) Security Cleared
13 37 (23.72%) Windows
14 36 (23.08%) Jenkins
15 33 (21.15%) WebLogic
16 32 (20.51%) JSON
17 31 (19.87%) SQL
18 28 (17.95%) Configuration Management
19 26 (16.67%) Middleware
19 26 (16.67%) JBoss
19 26 (16.67%) Maven
19 26 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 25 (16.03%) DV Cleared
20 25 (16.03%) UML
20 25 (16.03%) UNIX
21 24 (15.38%) Finance
21 24 (15.38%) Subversion
22 23 (14.74%) Release Management
23 22 (14.10%) Ant

Atlassian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (48.72%) Confluence
2 33 (21.15%) WebLogic
3 26 (16.67%) JBoss
4 22 (14.10%) Apache
5 19 (12.18%) Tomcat
6 13 (8.33%) WebSphere
7 12 (7.69%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.56%) SAS
9 2 (1.28%) Drupal
9 2 (1.28%) Jetty
9 2 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.64%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.64%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.64%) Node.js
10 1 (0.64%) IIS
10 1 (0.64%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) GitHub
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.26%) Internet
2 15 (9.62%) AMQP
3 6 (3.85%) DNS
4 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 17 (10.90%) MongoDB
3 16 (10.26%) Oracle Database
4 12 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 10 (6.41%) MySQL
5 10 (6.41%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.13%) Big Data
7 3 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.28%) QlikView
8 2 (1.28%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 105 (67.31%) JIRA
2 45 (28.85%) Git (software)
3 36 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 26 (16.67%) Maven
4 26 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 24 (15.38%) Subversion
6 22 (14.10%) Ant
7 16 (10.26%) JUnit
8 12 (7.69%) Eclipse
8 12 (7.69%) Gradle
9 11 (7.05%) Mercurial
9 11 (7.05%) Cucumber
10 8 (5.13%) TeamCity
10 8 (5.13%) FishEye
11 7 (4.49%) Selenium
12 6 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (2.56%) Checkstyle
13 4 (2.56%) NUnit
13 4 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (2.56%) FindBugs
General
1 24 (15.38%) Finance
2 20 (12.82%) Banking
3 7 (4.49%) Games
4 6 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.21%) Front Office
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Electronics
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (26.92%) Developer
2 21 (13.46%) Java Developer
3 17 (10.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (9.62%) Middleware Developer
5 14 (8.97%) Consultant
6 9 (5.77%) Release Engineer
7 8 (5.13%) Architect
7 8 (5.13%) Author
7 8 (5.13%) Technical Author
8 7 (4.49%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.49%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.85%) C# Developer
9 6 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (3.85%) DevOps Specialist
10 5 (3.21%) Build and Release Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
10 5 (3.21%) Build Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.21%) Support Technician
10 5 (3.21%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.51%) JSON
2 26 (16.67%) Middleware
3 21 (13.46%) .NET
3 21 (13.46%) SOAP
4 18 (11.54%) ActiveMQ
4 18 (11.54%) Apache Camel
5 17 (10.90%) XML
6 16 (10.26%) XSD
6 16 (10.26%) OSGi
7 15 (9.62%) JMS
8 14 (8.97%) J2EE
8 14 (8.97%) Web Services
9 11 (7.05%) Java EE
10 9 (5.77%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (5.77%) EJB
11 7 (4.49%) REST
11 7 (4.49%) J2SE
11 7 (4.49%) RESTful
11 7 (4.49%) .NET Framework
12 6 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.46%) Open Source
2 10 (6.41%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.13%) Wiki
3 8 (5.13%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.92%) NHS
5 3 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.28%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.28%) Online Games
6 2 (1.28%) Clustering
6 2 (1.28%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.64%) User Experience
7 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.64%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.64%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 63 (40.38%) Linux
2 37 (23.72%) Windows
3 25 (16.03%) UNIX
4 20 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (7.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.49%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (4.49%) Solaris
8 6 (3.85%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.92%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.28%) Android
10 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.64%) AIX
11 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (41.67%) Scrum
3 59 (37.82%) DevOps
4 50 (32.05%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (25.00%) TDD
6 28 (17.95%) Configuration Management
7 25 (16.03%) UML
8 23 (14.74%) Release Management
9 18 (11.54%) Pair Programming
10 16 (10.26%) DSDM
10 16 (10.26%) RUP
10 16 (10.26%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (8.97%) OO
12 12 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 12 (7.69%) SOA
13 10 (6.41%) Test Automation
13 10 (6.41%) Project Management
14 9 (5.77%) User Stories
14 9 (5.77%) Multithreading
15 8 (5.13%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 75 (48.08%) Java
2 31 (19.87%) SQL
3 20 (12.82%) Perl
4 13 (8.33%) C#
5 12 (7.69%) Ruby
6 11 (7.05%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.41%) Python
8 7 (4.49%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.21%) VBScript
10 4 (2.56%) PHP
11 3 (1.92%) R
11 3 (1.92%) C++
12 2 (1.28%) F#
12 2 (1.28%) C
12 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (23.72%) Security Cleared
2 25 (16.03%) DV Cleared
3 17 (10.90%) SC Cleared
4 16 (10.26%) Degree
5 4 (2.56%) MCPD
5 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.28%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.64%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.64%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (2.56%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 47 (30.13%) Puppet
2 8 (5.13%) Vagrant
3 6 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.56%) Control-M
4 4 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (1.92%) logstash
6 2 (1.28%) Kibana
7 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (27.56%) Oracle
2 20 (12.82%) Red Hat
3 8 (5.13%) VMware
4 7 (4.49%) Sun
5 5 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.56%) IBM
6 4 (2.56%) Perforce
7 3 (1.92%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.92%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.28%) Reuters
8 2 (1.28%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.64%) WSO2
9 1 (0.64%) Tableau
9 1 (0.64%) F5
9 1 (0.64%) HP
9 1 (0.64%) Sybase
9 1 (0.64%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.64%) Syncfusion
9 1 (0.64%) Telerik
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