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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian
Rank 453 541 528
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -13
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 162 55 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 38 30
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£425 £418 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% -7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £214 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.50

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
24523 23898 23573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.72% 45.16% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14392 13365 12566
Average daily rate £390 £378 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1042 1249
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.88 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +80 159 £425 +1.79% 33
London +68 117 £450 - 18
City of London +13 23 £450 - 7
South West - 15 £325 - 1
East of England +7 13 £350 -12.50% 2
Suffolk - 13 £350 -
Devon - 11 £325 -
Exeter - 11 £325 -
Ipswich - 11 £350 -
Paddington - 9 £500 -
North West -16 6 £463 - 2
Cheshire - 5 £425 -
South East -18 4 £350 +19.65% 8
Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £350 - 4
Bristol - 3 £425 - 1
Bradford - 2 £375 -
Manchester -13 1 £500 - 2
Newbury - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £500 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
Isleworth - 1 £375 -
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
Leeds - 1 £375 - 1
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Wiltshire - 1 £500 -
Wales - 1 - -

Atlassian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 185 (78.72%) JIRA
2 156 (66.38%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (62.55%) Confluence
4 113 (48.09%) Java
5 110 (46.81%) Linux
6 97 (41.28%) Scrum
7 73 (31.06%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (26.81%) Windows
9 62 (26.38%) TDD
10 55 (23.40%) Security Cleared
11 54 (22.98%) Git (software)
11 54 (22.98%) Web Services
12 50 (21.28%) Oracle
12 50 (21.28%) Jenkins
13 46 (19.57%) Puppet
14 43 (18.30%) Java EE
14 43 (18.30%) Configuration Management
14 43 (18.30%) DevOps
15 42 (17.87%) Software Delivery
15 42 (17.87%) SDLC
15 42 (17.87%) User Stories
15 42 (17.87%) Finance
16 41 (17.45%) Red Hat
16 41 (17.45%) JMS
17 39 (16.60%) JUnit
18 38 (16.17%) DV Cleared
19 37 (15.74%) Open Source
20 36 (15.32%) Python
21 35 (14.89%) Project Management
22 32 (13.62%) Cucumber

Atlassian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 147 (62.55%) Confluence
2 28 (11.91%) WebLogic
3 20 (8.51%) Apache
3 20 (8.51%) WebSphere
4 16 (6.81%) Tomcat
4 16 (6.81%) OpenStack
5 8 (3.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (3.40%) JBoss
6 7 (2.98%) Jetty
7 6 (2.55%) Node.js
7 6 (2.55%) IIS
8 5 (2.13%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.70%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.85%) nginx
11 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.85%) CICS
11 2 (0.85%) Drupal
12 1 (0.43%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (1.70%) MS Project
2 3 (1.28%) HipChat
3 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.43%) MS Office
4 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.43%) Maximo
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.55%) GitHub
4 4 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.70%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.85%) IaaS
6 2 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.19%) AMQP
2 22 (9.36%) Internet
3 7 (2.98%) LDAP
4 5 (2.13%) DNS
4 5 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.28%) Firewall
5 3 (1.28%) LAN
5 3 (1.28%) WAN
6 2 (0.85%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.43%) SAN
7 1 (0.43%) DMZ
7 1 (0.43%) Intranet
7 1 (0.43%) DHCP
7 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.19%) Oracle Database
2 30 (12.77%) MongoDB
3 28 (11.91%) NoSQL
4 25 (10.64%) Hadoop
5 21 (8.94%) Big Data
6 17 (7.23%) MySQL
7 12 (5.11%) SQL Server
8 9 (3.83%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.28%) PowerCenter
11 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (0.85%) HBase
12 2 (0.85%) DB2
12 2 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.85%) Adabas
13 1 (0.43%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 185 (78.72%) JIRA
2 54 (22.98%) Git (software)
3 50 (21.28%) Jenkins
4 39 (16.60%) JUnit
5 32 (13.62%) Cucumber
6 28 (11.91%) Gradle
7 26 (11.06%) Mercurial
8 24 (10.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (9.79%) Subversion
10 19 (8.09%) Selenium
11 18 (7.66%) Maven
11 18 (7.66%) Ant
12 17 (7.23%) Eclipse
12 17 (7.23%) FishEye
13 11 (4.68%) SpecFlow
13 11 (4.68%) ClearCase
14 9 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (3.83%) Mockito
15 8 (3.40%) TeamCity
16 7 (2.98%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (17.87%) Finance
2 20 (8.51%) Banking
3 6 (2.55%) Retail
4 5 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.70%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.70%) Marketing
5 4 (1.70%) Games
6 3 (1.28%) Online Betting
6 3 (1.28%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (30.64%) Developer
2 44 (18.72%) Java Developer
3 27 (11.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (9.36%) Analyst
5 17 (7.23%) Project Manager
6 16 (6.81%) Consultant
7 12 (5.11%) Architect
8 10 (4.26%) Business Analyst
8 10 (4.26%) QA Analyst
9 9 (3.83%) Administrator
10 8 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.40%) Team Leader
10 8 (3.40%) Agile Project Manager
10 8 (3.40%) Agile Business Analyst
11 7 (2.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 7 (2.98%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.55%) Software Engineer
12 6 (2.55%) Java Software Engineer
12 6 (2.55%) Linux Engineer
13 5 (2.13%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (22.98%) Web Services
2 43 (18.30%) Java EE
3 41 (17.45%) JMS
4 30 (12.77%) JSON
5 29 (12.34%) Spring
6 26 (11.06%) .NET
7 23 (9.79%) HTML
8 21 (8.94%) REST
9 20 (8.51%) EJB
10 16 (6.81%) SOAP
11 15 (6.38%) CSS
11 15 (6.38%) Hibernate
12 14 (5.96%) J2EE
12 14 (5.96%) jQuery
13 13 (5.53%) HTML5
13 13 (5.53%) Struts
14 12 (5.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (4.68%) Gherkin
16 10 (4.26%) RESTful
17 9 (3.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.11%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.83%) Wiki
4 8 (3.40%) CMDB
5 7 (2.98%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.55%) Clustering
6 6 (2.55%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.13%) STB
8 4 (1.70%) PKI
8 4 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.70%) W3C
8 4 (1.70%) Online Games
9 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.85%) DataPower
10 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.85%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.43%) DTV
11 1 (0.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 110 (46.81%) Linux
2 63 (26.81%) Windows
3 32 (13.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (11.06%) UNIX
5 10 (4.26%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.40%) CentOS
6 8 (3.40%) AIX
7 7 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.13%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.13%) Solaris
9 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.28%) SUSE
10 3 (1.28%) HPUX
10 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (66.38%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (41.28%) Scrum
3 73 (31.06%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (26.38%) TDD
5 43 (18.30%) Configuration Management
5 43 (18.30%) DevOps
6 42 (17.87%) User Stories
6 42 (17.87%) Software Delivery
6 42 (17.87%) SDLC
7 37 (15.74%) Open Source
8 35 (14.89%) Project Management
9 30 (12.77%) OO
9 30 (12.77%) Software Engineering
10 29 (12.34%) Continuous Delivery
11 20 (8.51%) Test Scripting
12 17 (7.23%) Kanban
13 16 (6.81%) Waterfall
14 15 (6.38%) BDD
14 15 (6.38%) MapReduce
15 13 (5.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 113 (48.09%) Java
2 36 (15.32%) Python
3 27 (11.49%) JavaScript
4 25 (10.64%) C#
5 24 (10.21%) Perl
6 19 (8.09%) PowerShell
7 18 (7.66%) SQL
8 12 (5.11%) C
8 12 (5.11%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.26%) Ruby
10 7 (2.98%) PHP
11 6 (2.55%) C++
12 5 (2.13%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.28%) VBScript
13 3 (1.28%) Korn
13 3 (1.28%) Groovy
13 3 (1.28%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.28%) Scala
14 2 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 55 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 38 (16.17%) DV Cleared
3 19 (8.09%) Degree
4 18 (7.66%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.68%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.13%) MCPD
6 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.70%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (1.28%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.28%) ISEB
9 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.43%) RHCE
10 1 (0.43%) PMP
10 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.43%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.06%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.55%) Varnish
3 4 (1.70%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.70%) Docker
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.28%) NFS
4 3 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.43%) vCloud
5 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 46 (19.57%) Puppet
2 22 (9.36%) Vagrant
3 20 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.40%) BladeLogic
5 6 (2.55%) Nagios
6 2 (0.85%) logstash
6 2 (0.85%) Kibana
7 1 (0.43%) SCCM
7 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.43%) yum
7 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.43%) SELinux
Vendors
1 50 (21.28%) Oracle
2 41 (17.45%) Red Hat
3 11 (4.68%) VMware
4 9 (3.83%) BMC
4 9 (3.83%) Adobe
5 8 (3.40%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.40%) Remedy
6 6 (2.55%) Perforce
6 6 (2.55%) Informatica
7 5 (2.13%) HP
8 4 (1.70%) Sun
8 4 (1.70%) SAP
9 3 (1.28%) IBM
9 3 (1.28%) NetApp
9 3 (1.28%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.28%) New Relic
9 3 (1.28%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.85%) Cadence
10 2 (0.85%) Google
11 1 (0.43%) Citrix
London
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Stott & May
Rate: £350 - £375 Per Day + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago