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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian
Rank 377 528 569
Rank change year-on-year
+151 +41
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 282 110 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 0.45% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 78 40
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £309 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £381 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.91% -10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
23972 24303 23493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.63% 44.84% 44.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14771 14032 13325
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 800 1130 1053
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.46 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.34% +2.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +123 261 £455 +7.05% 35
London +83 151 £500 +17.64% 14
West Midlands - 37 £370 - 5
City of London +68 31 £520 +15.55% 5
South East +12 29 £400 +14.28% 8
Shropshire - 27 £370 - 1
Telford - 26 £370 - 1
North West -3 16 £475 -5.00% 2
Yorkshire +15 15 £425 +13.33% 3
West Yorkshire +9 13 £418 +11.39%
West Sussex - 12 £400 -
Leeds - 9 £385 -
East of England 0 8 £616 +76.07% 2
East Sussex +4 7 £350 - 1
Manchester -2 7 £450 -10.00% 2
Scotland - 7 £450 - 1
Hertfordshire +16 6 £625 +88.67%
Wales - 6 £475 -
Berkshire - 6 £400 - 2
Cardiff - 5 £413 -
Maidenhead - 5 £400 -
Glasgow - 5 £450 - 1
South Wales - 5 £413 -
South West -12 4 £650 +85.71% 1
Crawley - 4 £400 -
Cheshire -11 3 £538 +26.47%
Merseyside - 3 - -
Malvern - 3 £400 -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Worthing - 3 £445 -

Atlassian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 360 (73.77%) JIRA
2 341 (69.88%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (60.25%) Confluence
4 223 (45.70%) DevOps
5 219 (44.88%) Java
6 180 (36.89%) Linux
7 175 (35.86%) Puppet
8 162 (33.20%) Git (software)
9 157 (32.17%) Jenkins
10 139 (28.48%) Security Cleared
11 138 (28.28%) Scrum
12 135 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
13 133 (27.25%) Amazon AWS
14 104 (21.31%) SC Cleared
15 99 (20.29%) Maven
16 95 (19.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 93 (19.06%) TDD
18 85 (17.42%) Software Engineering
19 84 (17.21%) Python
19 84 (17.21%) OpenStack
20 81 (16.60%) Finance
21 79 (16.19%) JavaScript
22 78 (15.98%) Ruby
23 75 (15.37%) Microsoft Azure
24 70 (14.34%) Windows
25 68 (13.93%) Selenium
26 67 (13.73%) Configuration Management
27 65 (13.32%) Ansible
28 64 (13.11%) Shell Script
29 63 (12.91%) HTML

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
1 294 (60.25%) Confluence
2 84 (17.21%) OpenStack
3 40 (8.20%) Tomcat
4 32 (6.56%) JBoss
5 30 (6.15%) IIS
6 23 (4.71%) Apache
7 19 (3.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 19 (3.89%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (3.89%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.84%) Node.js
8 9 (1.84%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.64%) nginx
10 5 (1.02%) CMS
10 5 (1.02%) Jetty
10 5 (1.02%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.02%) SAS
10 5 (1.02%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.82%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.82%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.61%) uWSGI
Applications
1 39 (7.99%) HipChat
2 12 (2.46%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.84%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.84%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (1.43%) MS Project
5 4 (0.82%) MS Office
5 4 (0.82%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 133 (27.25%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (15.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (6.97%) Cloud Computing
3 34 (6.97%) SaaS
4 29 (5.94%) PaaS
5 24 (4.92%) IaaS
6 15 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (2.05%) Lucidchart
8 9 (1.84%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (1.84%) GitHub
9 8 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (1.43%) Google App Engine
11 5 (1.02%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.61%) AWS CloudTrail
13 3 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.48%) DNS
2 16 (3.28%) Internet
3 15 (3.07%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.46%) HTTP
5 11 (2.25%) AMQP
6 5 (1.02%) DHCP
6 5 (1.02%) Firewall
6 5 (1.02%) FTP
6 5 (1.02%) Intranet
6 5 (1.02%) IPsec
7 3 (0.61%) Extranet
7 3 (0.61%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.41%) LDAP
8 2 (0.41%) SSL
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.20%) Skype
9 1 (0.20%) VPN
9 1 (0.20%) WebEx
9 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.99%) MongoDB
2 36 (7.38%) NoSQL
3 25 (5.12%) Hadoop
4 19 (3.89%) SQL Server
5 17 (3.48%) Big Data
6 12 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (1.64%) MySQL
9 7 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.43%) MariaDB
10 6 (1.23%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (1.02%) OrientDB
12 4 (0.82%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.61%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.61%) DataStax
13 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.61%) Redis
13 3 (0.61%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 360 (73.77%) JIRA
2 162 (33.20%) Git (software)
3 157 (32.17%) Jenkins
4 99 (20.29%) Maven
5 95 (19.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 68 (13.93%) Selenium
7 63 (12.91%) Sonatype Nexus
8 50 (10.25%) Bitbucket
9 47 (9.63%) Subversion
10 43 (8.81%) TeamCity
11 42 (8.61%) Ant
11 42 (8.61%) Gradle
12 41 (8.40%) FishEye
13 35 (7.17%) SonarQube
14 32 (6.56%) Cucumber
14 32 (6.56%) Vagrant
15 29 (5.94%) JIRA Agile
16 28 (5.74%) Mocha
17 27 (5.53%) Appium
17 27 (5.53%) JUnit
General
1 81 (16.60%) Finance
2 35 (7.17%) Banking
3 14 (2.87%) Retail
4 9 (1.84%) Marketing
4 9 (1.84%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.43%) Games
6 7 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.23%) Electronics
8 4 (0.82%) Local Government
9 3 (0.61%) Back Office
9 3 (0.61%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.41%) Law
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 138 (28.28%) Developer
2 96 (19.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 47 (9.63%) Java Developer
4 37 (7.58%) Analyst
5 32 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 31 (6.35%) Architect
6 31 (6.35%) Scrum Master
7 28 (5.74%) Applications Developer
8 25 (5.12%) Consultant
8 25 (5.12%) Support Engineer
9 23 (4.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 20 (4.10%) Java Engineer
11 19 (3.89%) Test Analyst
12 18 (3.69%) Linux Engineer
12 18 (3.69%) Operations Engineer
13 17 (3.48%) Senior Developer
14 15 (3.07%) Cloud Developer
15 14 (2.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (2.87%) Infrastructure Support
15 14 (2.87%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (12.91%) HTML
2 60 (12.30%) Web Services
3 56 (11.48%) CSS
4 50 (10.25%) REST
5 43 (8.81%) .NET
6 37 (7.58%) Java EE
7 35 (7.17%) ELK Stack
7 35 (7.17%) HTML5
7 35 (7.17%) SOAP
8 34 (6.97%) jQuery
8 34 (6.97%) Spring
9 31 (6.35%) JMS
10 27 (5.53%) Chai
11 26 (5.33%) Sensu
12 22 (4.51%) AngularJS
12 22 (4.51%) CSS3
12 22 (4.51%) JSON
13 21 (4.30%) Hibernate
14 19 (3.89%) RESTful
15 18 (3.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.99%) User Experience
2 22 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.51%) Mobile App
3 20 (4.10%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.66%) Biometrics
5 11 (2.25%) Wiki
6 9 (1.84%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.64%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.43%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.23%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.23%) PKI
9 6 (1.23%) Video on Demand
10 5 (1.02%) Economics
10 5 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.82%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.61%) iPad
12 3 (0.61%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 180 (36.89%) Linux
2 70 (14.34%) Windows
3 57 (11.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (8.81%) CentOS
4 43 (8.81%) Unix
5 27 (5.53%) Ubuntu
6 21 (4.30%) Windows Server
7 16 (3.28%) Apple iOS
8 13 (2.66%) Android
9 11 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.43%) Windows Phone
11 6 (1.23%) Solaris
12 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.82%) webOS
13 4 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.82%) Windows Phone 7
14 3 (0.61%) Debian
14 3 (0.61%) Fedora
14 3 (0.61%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (69.88%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (45.70%) DevOps
3 138 (28.28%) Scrum
4 135 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
5 93 (19.06%) TDD
6 85 (17.42%) Software Engineering
7 67 (13.73%) Configuration Management
8 53 (10.86%) BDD
9 47 (9.63%) Open Source
10 44 (9.02%) SDLC
11 37 (7.58%) User Stories
12 35 (7.17%) Change Management
12 35 (7.17%) Integration Testing
12 35 (7.17%) Mentoring
12 35 (7.17%) Performance Testing
13 33 (6.76%) Test Automation
14 28 (5.74%) Automated Testing
14 28 (5.74%) Service Management
14 28 (5.74%) SOA
14 28 (5.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 219 (44.88%) Java
2 84 (17.21%) Python
3 79 (16.19%) JavaScript
4 78 (15.98%) Ruby
5 64 (13.11%) Shell Script
6 54 (11.07%) SQL
7 47 (9.63%) Bash Shell
8 40 (8.20%) Perl
9 35 (7.17%) C#
10 24 (4.92%) PowerShell
11 16 (3.28%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.66%) C++
13 12 (2.46%) Scala
14 11 (2.25%) Groovy
15 9 (1.84%) C
16 8 (1.64%) Bourne shell
16 8 (1.64%) Erlang
16 8 (1.64%) Korn
16 8 (1.64%) PHP
17 6 (1.23%) ES6
Qualifications
1 139 (28.48%) Security Cleared
2 104 (21.31%) SC Cleared
3 32 (6.56%) DV Cleared
4 21 (4.30%) Degree
5 18 (3.69%) ISTQB
6 17 (3.48%) ISEB
7 5 (1.02%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.61%) APMP
9 2 (0.41%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.41%) CISSP
9 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.20%) GIAC
10 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.20%) MCAD
10 1 (0.20%) MCSD
10 1 (0.20%) MCTS
10 1 (0.20%) PMP
10 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.61%) QA
2 10 (2.05%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.64%) SLA
4 3 (0.61%) WCAG
5 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (10.25%) Docker
2 39 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.53%) vSphere
4 9 (1.84%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.84%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.43%) Varnish
6 2 (0.41%) Squid
6 2 (0.41%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.41%) Xen
7 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.20%) Samba
Systems Management
1 175 (35.86%) Puppet
2 65 (13.32%) Ansible
3 59 (12.09%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (5.33%) Packer
4 26 (5.33%) Uchiwa
5 25 (5.12%) Graphite
6 18 (3.69%) ZABBIX
7 13 (2.66%) Nagios
8 12 (2.46%) Terraform
9 11 (2.25%) Grafana
10 10 (2.05%) logstash
11 7 (1.43%) Kibana
11 7 (1.43%) SCCM
12 5 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.61%) Nessus
13 3 (0.61%) Oozie
13 3 (0.61%) Rundeck
13 3 (0.61%) SELinux
14 2 (0.41%) OpenView
14 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 56 (11.48%) Red Hat
2 48 (9.84%) Google
3 45 (9.22%) Oracle
4 42 (8.61%) VMware
5 38 (7.79%) Microsoft
6 26 (5.33%) MuleSoft
7 25 (5.12%) ForgeRock
8 23 (4.71%) Adobe
9 18 (3.69%) AppDynamics
9 18 (3.69%) New Relic
10 16 (3.28%) BMC
10 16 (3.28%) Hortonworks
11 15 (3.07%) Splunk
12 14 (2.87%) IBM
13 10 (2.05%) Rally
14 9 (1.84%) HP
15 8 (1.64%) WSO2
16 6 (1.23%) SAP
17 4 (0.82%) Black Duck
17 4 (0.82%) Coverity
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