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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Atlassian over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian
Rank 302 481 579
Rank change year-on-year
+179 +98
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 353 168 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 0.71% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 129 54
Median daily rate £478 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £800 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 -

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
22568 23575 25234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 42.87% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13786 13840 14923
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 870 966 1216
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.80 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Atlassian
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Atlassian as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Atlassian within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +178 341 £494 +6.75% 35
London +127 241 £505 +0.90% 17
City of London 0 30 £650 -7.14% 2
South East +35 23 £450 +15.01% 4
Croydon -2 18 £526 +31.56%
East of England +15 15 £300 -42.85% 1
North East - 15 £340 - 2
Hertfordshire - 15 £300 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 15 £340 - 1
North West +7 14 £448 -5.78% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 14 £340 - 1
South West +14 13 £420 +20.00% 3
Manchester +8 11 £486 -7.38% 1
Yorkshire +10 8 £450 +5.88% 3
Berkshire - 8 £488 -
West Yorkshire +7 7 £450 +5.88% 1
West Sussex - 7 £375 -
Leeds +9 6 £450 +1.98% 1
Scotland +9 6 £325 -23.52%
Gloucestershire +6 6 £425 - 2
Cheltenham +3 5 - -
Stockport - 5 £500 -
Glasgow - 5 £325 -
Worthing - 4 - -
Hampshire +19 3 - - 4
Bristol +8 3 £420 -
West Midlands -22 3 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 3 - -
Bracknell - 3 £450 -
Rickmansworth - 3 £285 -

Atlassian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Atlassian also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 544 (81.44%) JIRA
2 476 (71.26%) Confluence
3 452 (67.66%) Agile Software Development
4 312 (46.71%) DevOps
5 293 (43.86%) Linux
6 279 (41.77%) Java
7 276 (41.32%) Jenkins
8 275 (41.17%) Git (software)
9 272 (40.72%) Scrum
10 251 (37.57%) Puppet
11 232 (34.73%) Continuous Integration
12 191 (28.59%) Docker
13 185 (27.69%) Security Cleared
14 172 (25.75%) Maven
15 168 (25.15%) Amazon AWS
16 155 (23.20%) Ansible
17 152 (22.75%) Bitbucket
18 150 (22.46%) JavaScript
19 147 (22.01%) Configuration Management
19 147 (22.01%) Continuous Delivery
20 142 (21.26%) Python
20 142 (21.26%) Ruby
21 141 (21.11%) Oracle
22 139 (20.81%) CentOS
23 137 (20.51%) SC Cleared
23 137 (20.51%) VMware
24 135 (20.21%) Hadoop
25 132 (19.76%) Sonatype Nexus
26 129 (19.31%) PostgreSQL
27 120 (17.96%) JUnit

Atlassian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 476 (71.26%) Confluence
2 118 (17.66%) Apache
3 94 (14.07%) Elasticsearch
4 63 (9.43%) OpenStack
5 42 (6.29%) Tomcat
6 35 (5.24%) SharePoint
7 23 (3.44%) WebSphere
8 22 (3.29%) IIS
9 17 (2.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 17 (2.54%) Apache Spark
10 13 (1.95%) JBoss
11 12 (1.80%) CMS
11 12 (1.80%) nginx
12 9 (1.35%) Mule
13 7 (1.05%) Jetty
14 6 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.90%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.75%) Apache ServiceMix
15 5 (0.75%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 92 (13.77%) HipChat
2 11 (1.65%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.20%) MS Office
4 3 (0.45%) Gliffy
5 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 168 (25.15%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (6.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (3.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 20 (2.99%) Amazon S3
5 12 (1.80%) Amazon ELB
5 12 (1.80%) Route 53
6 11 (1.65%) GitHub
7 9 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.20%) SaaS
9 7 (1.05%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.60%) PaaS
12 3 (0.45%) Office 365
13 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.30%) Lucidchart
14 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 102 (15.27%) DNS
2 87 (13.02%) OpenVPN
3 82 (12.28%) SSH
4 81 (12.13%) OpenLDAP
5 47 (7.04%) LDAP
6 25 (3.74%) Firewall
7 23 (3.44%) VPN
8 12 (1.80%) Internet
8 12 (1.80%) SNMP
9 10 (1.50%) SSL
10 9 (1.35%) Kerberos
10 9 (1.35%) TCP/IP
11 8 (1.20%) HTTP
12 7 (1.05%) AMQP
13 5 (0.75%) LAN
13 5 (0.75%) WAN
14 4 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
15 2 (0.30%) Network Security
16 1 (0.15%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (20.21%) Hadoop
2 129 (19.31%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (6.14%) Big Data
4 38 (5.69%) SQL Server
5 28 (4.19%) MongoDB
6 25 (3.74%) Oracle Database
6 25 (3.74%) Relational Database
7 24 (3.59%) NoSQL
8 21 (3.14%) Amazon RDS
8 21 (3.14%) MySQL
9 17 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.75%) DB2
12 4 (0.60%) Pentaho
12 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.45%) HBase
13 3 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 544 (81.44%) JIRA
2 276 (41.32%) Jenkins
3 275 (41.17%) Git (software)
4 172 (25.75%) Maven
5 152 (22.75%) Bitbucket
6 132 (19.76%) Sonatype Nexus
7 120 (17.96%) JUnit
8 115 (17.22%) JIRA Agile
9 112 (16.77%) Ant
10 95 (14.22%) SonarQube
11 87 (13.02%) Selenium
12 80 (11.98%) Liquibase
13 74 (11.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 51 (7.63%) Subversion
14 51 (7.63%) TeamCity
15 50 (7.49%) SoapUI
16 46 (6.89%) Vagrant
17 45 (6.74%) WebDriver
18 44 (6.59%) Cucumber
19 33 (4.94%) Zephyr
General
1 101 (15.12%) Finance
2 61 (9.13%) Banking
3 31 (4.64%) Retail
4 17 (2.54%) Publishing
5 11 (1.65%) Front Office
5 11 (1.65%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.20%) Marketing
8 5 (0.75%) Legal
9 4 (0.60%) Billing
10 3 (0.45%) Electronics
10 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Back Office
12 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 208 (31.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 100 (14.97%) Developer
3 63 (9.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 48 (7.19%) Analyst
5 47 (7.04%) Consultant
6 42 (6.29%) Architect
6 42 (6.29%) Senior DevOps
6 42 (6.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 41 (6.14%) Administrator
8 35 (5.24%) Linux Engineer
8 35 (5.24%) Tester
9 31 (4.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 29 (4.34%) AWS DevOps
11 28 (4.19%) AWS Engineer
12 26 (3.89%) Java Developer
13 25 (3.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 25 (3.74%) Java Engineer
13 25 (3.74%) Lead DevOps
13 25 (3.74%) Unix Engineer
14 23 (3.44%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (16.17%) ELK Stack
2 95 (14.22%) HTML
3 93 (13.92%) Software Packaging
4 81 (12.13%) MCollective
5 65 (9.73%) .NET
6 63 (9.43%) RESTful
7 62 (9.28%) CSS
8 53 (7.93%) Web Services
9 50 (7.49%) Gherkin
9 50 (7.49%) XML
10 49 (7.34%) REST
11 41 (6.14%) Spring
12 37 (5.54%) AngularJS
13 36 (5.39%) JSON
13 36 (5.39%) Node.js
14 25 (3.74%) ASP.NET
14 25 (3.74%) HTML5
14 25 (3.74%) SOAP
15 19 (2.84%) JMS
16 18 (2.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.89%) PKI
2 22 (3.29%) Computer Science
2 22 (3.29%) Mobile App
3 20 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (2.84%) User Experience
5 16 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (2.10%) iPad
7 11 (1.65%) Private Cloud
7 11 (1.65%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.05%) Hedge funds
9 6 (0.90%) Data Centre
9 6 (0.90%) Derivative
9 6 (0.90%) Fixed Income
9 6 (0.90%) Informatics
9 6 (0.90%) Mathematics
9 6 (0.90%) Physics
10 5 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (0.75%) Wiki
11 4 (0.60%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 293 (43.86%) Linux
2 139 (20.81%) CentOS
3 78 (11.68%) Unix
4 68 (10.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 62 (9.28%) Windows
6 43 (6.44%) Ubuntu
7 15 (2.25%) Windows Server
8 14 (2.10%) AIX
9 9 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.90%) Android
11 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.30%) Debian
12 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.30%) Solaris
12 2 (0.30%) webOS
12 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone 7
12 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.15%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (67.66%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (46.71%) DevOps
3 272 (40.72%) Scrum
4 232 (34.73%) Continuous Integration
5 147 (22.01%) Configuration Management
5 147 (22.01%) Continuous Delivery
6 98 (14.67%) Service Management
7 92 (13.77%) Coaching
8 90 (13.47%) Workflow
9 79 (11.83%) BDD
9 79 (11.83%) Identity Management
10 78 (11.68%) Software Engineering
11 77 (11.53%) Case Management
12 70 (10.48%) Kanban
13 67 (10.03%) Open Source
14 64 (9.58%) User Stories
15 63 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 61 (9.13%) Automated Testing
17 58 (8.68%) Test Automation
18 51 (7.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 279 (41.77%) Java
2 150 (22.46%) JavaScript
3 142 (21.26%) Python
3 142 (21.26%) Ruby
4 112 (16.77%) Shell Script
5 74 (11.08%) SQL
6 73 (10.93%) Groovy
7 66 (9.88%) C#
8 53 (7.93%) Perl
9 52 (7.78%) Bash Shell
10 37 (5.54%) PowerShell
11 33 (4.94%) Scala
12 19 (2.84%) C
13 17 (2.54%) PHP
14 11 (1.65%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.35%) Clojure
16 7 (1.05%) C++
17 6 (0.90%) TypeScript
17 6 (0.90%) VBScript
18 4 (0.60%) ES6
Qualifications
1 185 (27.69%) Security Cleared
2 137 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 51 (7.63%) CTC Cleared
3 51 (7.63%) DV Cleared
4 44 (6.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 29 (4.34%) Degree
6 23 (3.44%) ISEB
7 20 (2.99%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.90%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.90%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.30%) MCPD
12 1 (0.15%) CISSP
12 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.15%) MBA
12 1 (0.15%) MCSE
12 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (10.93%) QA
2 10 (1.50%) SDET
3 2 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.15%) SAS 70
System Software
1 191 (28.59%) Docker
2 85 (12.72%) vCloud
3 80 (11.98%) Postfix
3 80 (11.98%) Squid
4 36 (5.39%) Active Directory
5 26 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (1.35%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.90%) KVM
7 6 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.75%) vSphere
9 4 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.30%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 251 (37.57%) Puppet
2 155 (23.20%) Ansible
3 120 (17.96%) Terraform
4 109 (16.32%) Kubernetes
5 104 (15.57%) ZABBIX
6 85 (12.72%) Kibana
7 83 (12.43%) logstash
8 81 (12.13%) Rancher
9 76 (11.38%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (3.59%) Consul
11 19 (2.84%) Packer
12 12 (1.80%) Rsyslog
12 12 (1.80%) yum
13 11 (1.65%) Graphite
13 11 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (1.35%) Pingdom
15 8 (1.20%) Grafana
15 8 (1.20%) Oracle ZFS
16 7 (1.05%) Uchiwa
17 6 (0.90%) SELinux
Vendors
1 141 (21.11%) Oracle
2 137 (20.51%) VMware
3 87 (13.02%) Sonatype
4 59 (8.83%) Red Hat
5 29 (4.34%) Microsoft
6 28 (4.19%) IBM
7 24 (3.59%) AppDynamics
8 22 (3.29%) HP
9 18 (2.69%) Adobe
9 18 (2.69%) Sybase
10 15 (2.25%) MuleSoft
10 15 (2.25%) Splunk
11 13 (1.95%) CA
12 11 (1.65%) Google
13 10 (1.50%) Sitecore
14 9 (1.35%) Cloudera
14 9 (1.35%) PagerDuty
14 9 (1.35%) ServiceNow
15 7 (1.05%) hybris
15 7 (1.05%) New Relic
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