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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian
Rank 314 552 550
Rank change year-on-year
+238 -2
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 378 108 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 0.43% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 75 57
Median daily rate £493 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £354 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £398 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
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
23985 25156 25971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.89% 43.29% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14654 14856 14656
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 861 1085 1172
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.80 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +236 375 £496 +10.11% 40
London +168 294 £525 +16.66% 23
City of London +40 33 £575 +21.05% 5
Croydon +7 25 £475 +5.55%
South East +35 24 £350 -2.70% 3
North West +29 17 £413 - 3
East of England +9 12 £302 -47.47% 2
West Sussex - 12 £375 -
Worthing - 10 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 10 £300 - 1
West Midlands -14 8 £485 +29.33%
Yorkshire +5 7 £425 -5.55% 2
Manchester -5 7 £425 - 2
Cheshire - 7 £413 -
West Yorkshire +12 6 £438 -0.84%
South West +9 6 - - 6
East Sussex +8 6 £344 -4.58%
North East - 6 £390 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £390 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £390 -
Gloucestershire +7 5 - - 3
Leeds +5 5 £450 +1.98%
Chester - 5 £413 -
Cheltenham - 5 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 4 £304 -
Shropshire -27 3 - -
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Stockport - 3 £425 -
Berkshire +9 2 £500 +60.00% 1
Luton -4 2 £450 -21.73%

Atlassian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 476 (76.28%) JIRA
2 456 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 423 (67.79%) Confluence
4 286 (45.83%) DevOps
5 275 (44.07%) Linux
6 257 (41.19%) Jenkins
7 233 (37.34%) Puppet
8 229 (36.70%) Scrum
9 227 (36.38%) Java
10 224 (35.90%) Git (software)
11 189 (30.29%) Continuous Integration
12 188 (30.13%) Security Cleared
13 179 (28.69%) Maven
14 146 (23.40%) Docker
15 144 (23.08%) SC Cleared
15 144 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
16 139 (22.28%) Ruby
17 137 (21.96%) Sonatype Nexus
18 132 (21.15%) Ansible
19 128 (20.51%) Oracle
20 124 (19.87%) CentOS
21 123 (19.71%) JavaScript
21 123 (19.71%) Configuration Management
22 121 (19.39%) Shell Script
23 119 (19.07%) JIRA Agile
23 119 (19.07%) Bitbucket
24 117 (18.75%) Hadoop
25 116 (18.59%) Python
26 113 (18.11%) JUnit
27 112 (17.95%) Ant

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
1 423 (67.79%) Confluence
2 104 (16.67%) Apache
3 87 (13.94%) Elasticsearch
4 52 (8.33%) OpenStack
5 41 (6.57%) Tomcat
6 31 (4.97%) IIS
7 25 (4.01%) SharePoint
8 22 (3.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 20 (3.21%) WebLogic
10 16 (2.56%) CMS
11 15 (2.40%) Apache Spark
12 12 (1.92%) JBoss
13 9 (1.44%) WebSphere
14 8 (1.28%) Mule
15 6 (0.96%) Jetty
15 6 (0.96%) SAS
16 5 (0.80%) Apache Solr
17 4 (0.64%) Apache ServiceMix
17 4 (0.64%) nginx
17 4 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 90 (14.42%) HipChat
2 13 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.64%) MS Office
5 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Maximo
2 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 144 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (2.72%) Amazon S3
5 15 (2.40%) Route 53
6 13 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (2.08%) SaaS
7 12 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
8 11 (1.76%) GitHub
9 9 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.96%) PaaS
11 4 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.64%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.48%) AWS CloudTrail
12 3 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 87 (13.94%) DNS
2 85 (13.62%) OpenVPN
3 78 (12.50%) SSH
4 77 (12.34%) OpenLDAP
5 25 (4.01%) LDAP
6 19 (3.04%) Internet
7 16 (2.56%) AMQP
8 9 (1.44%) Firewall
9 8 (1.28%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.80%) Intranet
10 5 (0.80%) VPN
11 4 (0.64%) HTTP
12 2 (0.32%) Network Security
13 1 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.16%) DHCP
13 1 (0.16%) FTP
13 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.16%) NAS
13 1 (0.16%) SAN
13 1 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (18.75%) Hadoop
2 108 (17.31%) PostgreSQL
3 39 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 34 (5.45%) Big Data
4 34 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 24 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 19 (3.04%) Amazon RDS
7 18 (2.88%) MySQL
8 10 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.44%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.96%) Pentaho
10 6 (0.96%) QlikView
11 5 (0.80%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.80%) DB2
11 5 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (0.80%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.48%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 476 (76.28%) JIRA
2 257 (41.19%) Jenkins
3 224 (35.90%) Git (software)
4 179 (28.69%) Maven
5 137 (21.96%) Sonatype Nexus
6 119 (19.07%) Bitbucket
6 119 (19.07%) JIRA Agile
7 113 (18.11%) JUnit
8 112 (17.95%) Ant
9 92 (14.74%) SonarQube
10 80 (12.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 76 (12.18%) Liquibase
12 73 (11.70%) Selenium
13 59 (9.46%) Subversion
14 45 (7.21%) WebDriver
15 42 (6.73%) TeamCity
16 41 (6.57%) Cucumber
16 41 (6.57%) Gradle
17 38 (6.09%) SoapUI
18 32 (5.13%) FishEye
General
1 109 (17.47%) Finance
2 46 (7.37%) Banking
3 30 (4.81%) Retail
4 15 (2.40%) Marketing
5 13 (2.08%) Front Office
6 12 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.92%) Publishing
7 10 (1.60%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.96%) Billing
8 6 (0.96%) Legal
9 5 (0.80%) Back Office
10 4 (0.64%) Electronics
10 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.64%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 160 (25.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 117 (18.75%) Developer
3 59 (9.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 57 (9.13%) Analyst
5 39 (6.25%) Architect
6 38 (6.09%) Senior DevOps
6 38 (6.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 35 (5.61%) Linux Engineer
8 30 (4.81%) Administrator
8 30 (4.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 29 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 27 (4.33%) Consultant
11 26 (4.17%) Lead DevOps
11 26 (4.17%) Project Manager
12 25 (4.01%) Java Developer
13 22 (3.53%) Business Analyst
13 22 (3.53%) Test Analyst
13 22 (3.53%) Unix Engineer
14 21 (3.37%) Java Engineer
14 21 (3.37%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (15.22%) ELK Stack
2 92 (14.74%) HTML
3 77 (12.34%) MCollective
3 77 (12.34%) Software Packaging
4 61 (9.78%) CSS
5 57 (9.13%) Web Services
6 56 (8.97%) REST
7 51 (8.17%) .NET
8 49 (7.85%) Spring
9 43 (6.89%) AngularJS
10 36 (5.77%) JSON
10 36 (5.77%) RESTful
11 35 (5.61%) HTML5
11 35 (5.61%) Java EE
12 28 (4.49%) Ajax
12 28 (4.49%) Gherkin
12 28 (4.49%) Node.js
13 26 (4.17%) JMS
14 24 (3.85%) XML
15 23 (3.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.61%) User Experience
2 32 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 31 (4.97%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.08%) Biometrics
7 12 (1.92%) Fixed Income
8 11 (1.76%) Wiki
9 10 (1.60%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.44%) Derivative
10 9 (1.44%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.12%) PKI
11 7 (1.12%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.96%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.96%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (0.80%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.80%) Equities
13 5 (0.80%) iPad
13 5 (0.80%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.64%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 275 (44.07%) Linux
2 124 (19.87%) CentOS
3 74 (11.86%) Windows
4 56 (8.97%) Unix
5 55 (8.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (5.61%) Ubuntu
7 19 (3.04%) Windows Server
8 15 (2.40%) Android
8 15 (2.40%) Apple iOS
9 13 (2.08%) Windows Phone
10 10 (1.60%) webOS
10 10 (1.60%) Windows Phone 7
10 10 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (1.12%) Solaris
11 7 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.96%) AIX
13 4 (0.64%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.48%) Fedora
15 2 (0.32%) Debian
16 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (45.83%) DevOps
3 229 (36.70%) Scrum
4 189 (30.29%) Continuous Integration
5 123 (19.71%) Configuration Management
6 110 (17.63%) Continuous Delivery
7 88 (14.10%) Service Management
8 84 (13.46%) Coaching
9 81 (12.98%) Open Source
10 75 (12.02%) Identity Management
11 74 (11.86%) BDD
11 74 (11.86%) Software Engineering
12 73 (11.70%) Case Management
12 73 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 73 (11.70%) Workflow
13 68 (10.90%) User Stories
14 64 (10.26%) TDD
15 56 (8.97%) Test Automation
16 47 (7.53%) Front End Development
17 45 (7.21%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 227 (36.38%) Java
2 139 (22.28%) Ruby
3 123 (19.71%) JavaScript
4 121 (19.39%) Shell Script
5 116 (18.59%) Python
6 68 (10.90%) SQL
7 64 (10.26%) Groovy
8 48 (7.69%) C#
9 47 (7.53%) Perl
10 34 (5.45%) Bash Shell
11 25 (4.01%) PowerShell
12 24 (3.85%) Scala
13 18 (2.88%) C
14 17 (2.72%) PHP
15 16 (2.56%) C++
16 15 (2.40%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.44%) ECMAScript
17 9 (1.44%) ES6
18 7 (1.12%) VB
19 6 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 188 (30.13%) Security Cleared
2 144 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 47 (7.53%) CTC Cleared
4 43 (6.89%) DV Cleared
5 42 (6.73%) BPSS Clearance
6 37 (5.93%) Degree
7 33 (5.29%) ISEB
8 29 (4.65%) ISTQB
9 9 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (1.12%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.48%) CISSP
11 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.32%) MBA
12 2 (0.32%) MCAD
12 2 (0.32%) MCSD
12 2 (0.32%) MCTS
13 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.16%) GIAC
13 1 (0.16%) MCPD
13 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (11.86%) QA
2 8 (1.28%) SDET
3 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 146 (23.40%) Docker
2 78 (12.50%) Squid
3 77 (12.34%) vCloud
4 76 (12.18%) Postfix
5 26 (4.17%) Active Directory
6 21 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (1.92%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.96%) KVM
8 6 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.80%) vSphere
10 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.32%) XenServer
11 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.16%) Samba
11 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 233 (37.34%) Puppet
2 132 (21.15%) Ansible
3 93 (14.90%) ZABBIX
4 92 (14.74%) Terraform
5 91 (14.58%) Kubernetes
6 83 (13.30%) logstash
7 79 (12.66%) Kibana
8 77 (12.34%) Rancher
9 52 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (2.24%) Graphite
10 14 (2.24%) Nagios
11 13 (2.08%) Packer
11 13 (2.08%) Uchiwa
12 10 (1.60%) Control-M
13 9 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (1.28%) Grafana
15 7 (1.12%) BladeLogic
15 7 (1.12%) Oracle ZFS
16 5 (0.80%) OSSEC
17 3 (0.48%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 128 (20.51%) Oracle
2 104 (16.67%) VMware
3 83 (13.30%) Sonatype
4 52 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 27 (4.33%) Microsoft
6 24 (3.85%) Adobe
7 21 (3.37%) MuleSoft
8 19 (3.04%) Google
8 19 (3.04%) IBM
9 17 (2.72%) Rally
10 16 (2.56%) Hortonworks
10 16 (2.56%) Splunk
11 11 (1.76%) BMC
12 10 (1.60%) Sitecore
13 9 (1.44%) HP
14 8 (1.28%) AppDynamics
14 8 (1.28%) ForgeRock
14 8 (1.28%) Remedy
15 7 (1.12%) Murex
15 7 (1.12%) Tableau
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