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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian
Rank 463 523 521
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -2
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 159 77 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 51 38
Average daily rate
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£400 £410 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.16% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00

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
24952 24668 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.82% 45.14% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14688 13604 12895
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £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 1075 1064 1180
Average hourly rate £18.40 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £40.70
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

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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 4 August 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 4 August 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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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 +59 156 £400 -2.43% 28
London +76 129 £425 +6.25% 19
City of London +6 26 £425 -5.55% 5
Paddington - 12 £500 -
South West - 12 £325 - 1
Devon - 10 £325 - 1
Exeter - 10 £325 -
Yorkshire - 6 £375 - 3
South East -29 5 £355 +1.42% 2
West Yorkshire - 5 £375 - 2
Berkshire +1 3 £313 - 1
East of England -16 2 £300 -28.14% 1
North West -32 2 £500 +39.86% 2
East Sussex - 2 £355 -
Suffolk - 2 £300 -
Croydon - 2 £450 -
Ipswich - 2 £300 -
Bradford - 2 £375 -
Leeds - 2 £400 - 2
Cheshire -5 1 - -
Manchester -16 1 £500 +11.11%
Sheffield - 1 £450 - 1
Bristol - 1 £325 -
Wiltshire - 1 £500 -
Swindon - 1 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
Isleworth - 1 £375 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £375 - 1
Wales - 1 - -

Atlassian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 202 (82.79%) JIRA
2 169 (69.26%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (66.80%) Confluence
4 129 (52.87%) Java
5 106 (43.44%) Scrum
6 104 (42.62%) Linux
7 80 (32.79%) Continuous Integration
8 74 (30.33%) Git (software)
9 72 (29.51%) TDD
10 62 (25.41%) Jenkins
11 57 (23.36%) Security Cleared
11 57 (23.36%) Windows
12 53 (21.72%) Web Services
13 52 (21.31%) Puppet
14 51 (20.90%) DevOps
15 46 (18.85%) Software Delivery
15 46 (18.85%) Configuration Management
16 45 (18.44%) Finance
17 42 (17.21%) Java EE
17 42 (17.21%) Python
17 42 (17.21%) User Stories
18 39 (15.98%) SDLC
18 39 (15.98%) Oracle
19 38 (15.57%) Open Source
20 37 (15.16%) Cucumber
20 37 (15.16%) Spring
21 36 (14.75%) Apache
21 36 (14.75%) Red Hat
22 35 (14.34%) JMS
22 35 (14.34%) JUnit

Atlassian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 163 (66.80%) Confluence
2 36 (14.75%) Apache
3 21 (8.61%) WebLogic
4 20 (8.20%) WebSphere
5 19 (7.79%) OpenStack
5 19 (7.79%) Tomcat
6 16 (6.56%) JBoss
7 14 (5.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (4.51%) Node.js
9 7 (2.87%) SharePoint
10 6 (2.46%) IIS
10 6 (2.46%) Jetty
11 5 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.64%) nginx
12 4 (1.64%) GlassFish
12 4 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.82%) CICS
14 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (1.64%) MS Project
1 4 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.23%) HipChat
3 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) Mingle
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) Maximo
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.69%) GitHub
2 9 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.64%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.25%) AMQP
2 16 (6.56%) Internet
3 7 (2.87%) LDAP
4 5 (2.05%) DNS
4 5 (2.05%) Firewall
5 3 (1.23%) DMZ
5 3 (1.23%) VPN
5 3 (1.23%) LAN
5 3 (1.23%) WAN
6 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.82%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.41%) SAN
7 1 (0.41%) DHCP
7 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.89%) MongoDB
2 25 (10.25%) Oracle Database
3 24 (9.84%) NoSQL
4 20 (8.20%) Hadoop
5 18 (7.38%) MySQL
6 17 (6.97%) Big Data
7 12 (4.92%) SQL Server
8 9 (3.69%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.64%) DB2
10 4 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.23%) SAP Data Services
11 3 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.23%) PowerCenter
11 3 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.82%) Adabas
12 2 (0.82%) HBase
Development Applications
1 202 (82.79%) JIRA
2 74 (30.33%) Git (software)
3 62 (25.41%) Jenkins
4 37 (15.16%) Cucumber
5 35 (14.34%) JUnit
6 32 (13.11%) Maven
7 25 (10.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 25 (10.25%) Gradle
8 23 (9.43%) Mercurial
8 23 (9.43%) Selenium
9 21 (8.61%) Subversion
10 16 (6.56%) FishEye
11 15 (6.15%) Eclipse
11 15 (6.15%) Ant
12 13 (5.33%) ClearCase
12 13 (5.33%) Mockito
13 12 (4.92%) TeamCity
14 11 (4.51%) SpecFlow
15 8 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 45 (18.44%) Finance
2 18 (7.38%) Banking
3 5 (2.05%) Retail
3 5 (2.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.64%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.64%) Marketing
5 3 (1.23%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.82%) Electronics
6 2 (0.82%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.82%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (31.56%) Developer
2 44 (18.03%) Java Developer
3 28 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (9.43%) Analyst
5 15 (6.15%) Project Manager
6 13 (5.33%) Consultant
7 12 (4.92%) Administrator
8 11 (4.51%) Architect
8 11 (4.51%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.10%) QA Analyst
10 9 (3.69%) Agile Business Analyst
11 8 (3.28%) Agile Project Manager
11 8 (3.28%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (3.28%) Software Engineer
12 7 (2.87%) Team Leader
12 7 (2.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 6 (2.46%) Linux Engineer
14 5 (2.05%) Senior Developer
14 5 (2.05%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (21.72%) Web Services
2 42 (17.21%) Java EE
3 37 (15.16%) Spring
4 35 (14.34%) JMS
5 34 (13.93%) JSON
6 30 (12.30%) HTML
7 27 (11.07%) SOAP
8 23 (9.43%) .NET
8 23 (9.43%) REST
9 20 (8.20%) jQuery
9 20 (8.20%) CSS
10 19 (7.79%) EJB
11 17 (6.97%) XML
11 17 (6.97%) HTML5
12 16 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (6.56%) Apache Camel
13 15 (6.15%) Middleware
13 15 (6.15%) Hibernate
14 13 (5.33%) Struts
14 13 (5.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.51%) Wiki
4 8 (3.28%) CMDB
5 6 (2.46%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.46%) Clustering
6 5 (2.05%) STB
6 5 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.64%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (1.64%) PKI
7 4 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.64%) W3C
7 4 (1.64%) DataPower
8 3 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.23%) Tandem
9 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.41%) User Experience
10 1 (0.41%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 104 (42.62%) Linux
2 57 (23.36%) Windows
3 30 (12.30%) UNIX
4 25 (10.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.33%) Ubuntu
6 11 (4.51%) CentOS
7 9 (3.69%) AIX
8 7 (2.87%) Solaris
8 7 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.23%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.23%) HPUX
10 3 (1.23%) SUSE
11 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.41%) Android
12 1 (0.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (69.26%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (43.44%) Scrum
3 80 (32.79%) Continuous Integration
4 72 (29.51%) TDD
5 51 (20.90%) DevOps
6 46 (18.85%) Software Delivery
6 46 (18.85%) Configuration Management
7 42 (17.21%) User Stories
8 39 (15.98%) SDLC
9 38 (15.57%) Open Source
10 34 (13.93%) Project Management
11 30 (12.30%) Software Engineering
12 28 (11.48%) OO
12 28 (11.48%) Continuous Delivery
13 20 (8.20%) BDD
14 17 (6.97%) Test Scripting
14 17 (6.97%) Release Management
15 16 (6.56%) Kanban
15 16 (6.56%) Waterfall
16 12 (4.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 129 (52.87%) Java
2 42 (17.21%) Python
3 34 (13.93%) JavaScript
4 25 (10.25%) Perl
5 21 (8.61%) C#
6 18 (7.38%) PowerShell
7 17 (6.97%) Bash Shell
8 16 (6.56%) SQL
9 12 (4.92%) C
9 12 (4.92%) Ruby
10 8 (3.28%) C++
11 7 (2.87%) PHP
12 3 (1.23%) VBScript
12 3 (1.23%) Korn
12 3 (1.23%) Groovy
12 3 (1.23%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.23%) Scala
13 2 (0.82%) NATURAL
13 2 (0.82%) JCL
Qualifications
1 57 (23.36%) Security Cleared
2 35 (14.34%) DV Cleared
3 24 (9.84%) SC Cleared
4 20 (8.20%) Degree
5 11 (4.51%) ISTQB
6 10 (4.10%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (1.64%) MCPD
7 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.23%) ISEB
8 3 (1.23%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.41%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.41%) RHCE
9 1 (0.41%) PMP
9 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.25%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (3.28%) Varnish
2 7 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.87%) Docker
3 4 (1.64%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.23%) NFS
4 3 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.23%) vCloud
5 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 52 (21.31%) Puppet
2 20 (8.20%) Vagrant
3 19 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.28%) BladeLogic
5 6 (2.46%) Nagios
6 3 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.23%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.82%) logstash
7 2 (0.82%) Kibana
8 1 (0.41%) SELinux
8 1 (0.41%) yum
8 1 (0.41%) SCCM
8 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (15.98%) Oracle
2 36 (14.75%) Red Hat
3 15 (6.15%) Adobe
4 13 (5.33%) VMware
5 10 (4.10%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.69%) BMC
7 8 (3.28%) Remedy
8 7 (2.87%) HP
9 6 (2.46%) Informatica
9 6 (2.46%) IBM
9 6 (2.46%) Sun
10 5 (2.05%) Rackspace
10 5 (2.05%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.64%) SAP
11 4 (1.64%) Cadence
12 3 (1.23%) Google
12 3 (1.23%) NetApp
12 3 (1.23%) New Relic
13 2 (0.82%) Perforce
14 1 (0.41%) Hortonworks
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