Period
to 19 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Atlassian products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Atlassian over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Atlassian
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 394 337 569
Rank change year-on-year -57 +232 +116
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 541 612 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.68% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 1.51% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 323 204
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £355 £322 £332
90th Percentile £675 £638 £818
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
England median hourly rate £44.00 £47.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.37% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £42.00 £43.75 £42.69
90th Percentile £46.00 £51.25 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £47.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -7.37% -5.00% -

Atlassian is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 39,064 40,509 42,455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.34% 45.00% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,871 25,075 25,432
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £231
90th Percentile £625 £590 £581
UK median daily rate £437 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.82% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,269 1,481 1,812
England median hourly rate £17.48 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.11% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.73 £10.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.05 £45.00 £45.75
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Atlassian as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Atlassian in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Atlassian in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Atlassian in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Atlassian in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Atlassian in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Atlassian in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Atlassian in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Atlassian within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -78 329 £525 +3.96% 33
East of England +41 71 £450 +49.01% 12
North of England +14 44 £400 +2.56% 13
South East -31 34 £500 +33.33% 27
Midlands +33 33 £420 -13.40% 7
South West +10 30 £475 +13.10% 12
North West 0 25 £500 +21.21% 9
West Midlands +18 19 £420 -13.40% 4
Yorkshire +14 16 £375 -11.76% 4
East Midlands - 10 £360 - 3
North East +31 3 £315 -7.35%
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UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 443 (81.89%) JIRA
2 364 (67.28%) Agile Software Development
3 334 (61.74%) Confluence
4 250 (46.21%) DevOps
5 223 (41.22%) Java
6 212 (39.19%) Jenkins
7 197 (36.41%) Git (software)
8 169 (31.24%) Python
9 167 (30.87%) Linux
10 163 (30.13%) Docker
11 160 (29.57%) Scrum
12 152 (28.10%) Amazon AWS
13 125 (23.11%) Ansible
14 123 (22.74%) Finance
15 121 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
16 115 (21.26%) Test Automation
17 97 (17.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 85 (15.71%) Bitbucket
19 83 (15.34%) Unix
19 83 (15.34%) SQL
20 79 (14.60%) Selenium
21 78 (14.42%) Kanban
22 75 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
22 75 (13.86%) Windows
23 72 (13.31%) Bash Shell
24 71 (13.12%) GitHub
24 71 (13.12%) BDD
25 70 (12.94%) Continuous Delivery
26 69 (12.75%) Configuration Management
27 65 (12.01%) Node.js

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 334 (61.74%) Confluence
2 39 (7.21%) Tomcat
3 25 (4.62%) OpenStack
4 23 (4.25%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (4.07%) Apache Spark
6 21 (3.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 17 (3.14%) Apache
8 12 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (2.22%) JBoss
9 11 (2.03%) CMS
9 11 (2.03%) IIS
10 8 (1.48%) nginx
11 7 (1.29%) SAS
12 5 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.92%) Mule
13 4 (0.74%) Documentum
13 4 (0.74%) EPiServer
14 3 (0.55%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.18%) WildFly
Applications
1 23 (4.25%) HipChat
2 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 152 (28.10%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (13.12%) GitHub
4 32 (5.91%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (5.18%) Amazon S3
6 27 (4.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 26 (4.81%) Route 53
8 25 (4.62%) Serverless
9 22 (4.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 22 (4.07%) AWS Lambda
9 22 (4.07%) CloudFront
10 18 (3.33%) npm
11 17 (3.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (2.59%) SaaS
13 13 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (1.85%) OpenShift
15 7 (1.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 6 (1.11%) PaaS
17 5 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
17 5 (0.92%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.14%) DNS
1 17 (3.14%) HTTP
2 11 (2.03%) Firewall
3 9 (1.66%) Bluetooth
3 9 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.29%) SSL
5 5 (0.92%) DSL
5 5 (0.92%) FTP
5 5 (0.92%) IMAP
5 5 (0.92%) SMTP
6 4 (0.74%) Internet
7 3 (0.55%) AMQP
7 3 (0.55%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.55%) PuTTY
7 3 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.55%) VPN
7 3 (0.55%) WinSCP
8 2 (0.37%) ATM
8 2 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (11.09%) SQL Server
2 46 (8.50%) NoSQL
3 32 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (5.55%) Amazon RDS
4 30 (5.55%) Oracle Database
5 29 (5.36%) MySQL
6 23 (4.25%) Relational Database
7 21 (3.88%) RDBMS
8 19 (3.51%) Hadoop
9 17 (3.14%) Big Data
10 15 (2.77%) DB2
11 12 (2.22%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.29%) Redis
14 5 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.92%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.55%) Apache Hive
16 3 (0.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 443 (81.89%) JIRA
2 212 (39.19%) Jenkins
3 197 (36.41%) Git (software)
4 97 (17.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 85 (15.71%) Bitbucket
6 79 (14.60%) Selenium
7 55 (10.17%) TeamCity
8 49 (9.06%) Maven
9 46 (8.50%) SoapUI
10 44 (8.13%) Cucumber
11 41 (7.58%) JUnit
12 40 (7.39%) WebDriver
13 35 (6.47%) Octopus Deploy
14 28 (5.18%) Sonatype Nexus
15 24 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (4.25%) Subversion
17 22 (4.07%) Ant
18 21 (3.88%) JBehave
19 16 (2.96%) NuGet
19 16 (2.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 123 (22.74%) Finance
2 60 (11.09%) Banking
3 29 (5.36%) Investment Banking
4 19 (3.51%) Retail
5 12 (2.22%) Front Office
6 8 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.11%) Marketing
8 3 (0.55%) Electronics
8 3 (0.55%) Games
8 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.37%) Military
10 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 147 (27.17%) Developer
2 142 (26.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 54 (9.98%) Java Developer
4 31 (5.73%) AWS DevOps
4 31 (5.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 31 (5.73%) AWS Engineer
5 29 (5.36%) Architect
5 29 (5.36%) Tester
6 28 (5.18%) Linux Engineer
7 26 (4.81%) Analyst
7 26 (4.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 24 (4.44%) Test Engineer
9 23 (4.25%) Consultant
9 23 (4.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 23 (4.25%) Senior Developer
10 22 (4.07%) Administrator
11 20 (3.70%) iOS Developer
12 17 (3.14%) Azure Engineer
13 16 (2.96%) Automation Tester
13 16 (2.96%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (12.01%) Node.js
2 57 (10.54%) .NET
3 52 (9.61%) RESTful
4 50 (9.24%) Web Services
5 47 (8.69%) Spring
6 46 (8.50%) REST
7 42 (7.76%) HTML
8 38 (7.02%) CSS
9 34 (6.28%) JSON
10 33 (6.10%) Gherkin
11 30 (5.55%) XML
12 29 (5.36%) Hibernate
13 27 (4.99%) HTML5
14 25 (4.62%) jQuery
15 22 (4.07%) AngularJS
15 22 (4.07%) Middleware
16 21 (3.88%) CSS3
16 21 (3.88%) Elastic Stack
17 19 (3.51%) J2EE
18 16 (2.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.70%) User Experience
3 17 (3.14%) Derivative
3 17 (3.14%) Virtual Team
4 16 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.77%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (2.22%) Fintech
7 10 (1.85%) Analytical Mindset
8 9 (1.66%) Cloud Native
9 8 (1.48%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.48%) RIA
10 6 (1.11%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.11%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.74%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.74%) iPad
11 4 (0.74%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 167 (30.87%) Linux
2 83 (15.34%) Unix
3 75 (13.86%) Windows
4 44 (8.13%) Windows Server
5 32 (5.91%) Apple iOS
6 30 (5.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (5.18%) CentOS
8 15 (2.77%) Solaris
9 14 (2.59%) Android
10 6 (1.11%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.37%) VMS
11 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (67.28%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (46.21%) DevOps
3 160 (29.57%) Scrum
4 121 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
5 115 (21.26%) Test Automation
6 78 (14.42%) Kanban
7 71 (13.12%) BDD
8 70 (12.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 69 (12.75%) Configuration Management
10 60 (11.09%) TDD
11 53 (9.80%) SDLC
12 49 (9.06%) Open Source
13 40 (7.39%) Microservices
14 38 (7.02%) SOA
15 36 (6.65%) Software Engineering
16 35 (6.47%) User Stories
17 33 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
18 32 (5.91%) Acceptance Criteria
19 31 (5.73%) Defect Management
19 31 (5.73%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 223 (41.22%) Java
2 169 (31.24%) Python
3 83 (15.34%) SQL
4 72 (13.31%) Bash Shell
5 57 (10.54%) PowerShell
6 54 (9.98%) JavaScript
7 48 (8.87%) C#
8 44 (8.13%) Groovy
9 40 (7.39%) Ruby
10 30 (5.55%) Perl
11 29 (5.36%) Shell Script
12 22 (4.07%) PL/SQL
12 22 (4.07%) Scala
13 18 (3.33%) Apple Swift
14 16 (2.96%) Haskell
14 16 (2.96%) Objective-C
15 15 (2.77%) ES6
16 13 (2.40%) PHP
17 11 (2.03%) C
17 11 (2.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (11.46%) Security Cleared
2 35 (6.47%) SC Cleared
3 27 (4.99%) Degree
4 19 (3.51%) ISTQB
5 16 (2.96%) DV Cleared
5 16 (2.96%) ISEB
6 11 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (1.48%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (0.92%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.37%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.37%) MCPD
10 2 (0.37%) NVQ Level 4
11 1 (0.18%) CAPM
11 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.18%) PMP
11 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (9.61%) QA
2 11 (2.03%) GCP
3 4 (0.74%) GAAP
3 4 (0.74%) WCAG
4 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 163 (30.13%) Docker
2 38 (7.02%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.55%) HDFS
7 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.18%) vSphere
8 1 (0.18%) zsh
Systems Management
1 125 (23.11%) Ansible
2 59 (10.91%) Kubernetes
2 59 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (10.54%) Terraform
4 55 (10.17%) Puppet
5 14 (2.59%) Mesos
6 13 (2.40%) Nagios
7 12 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
7 12 (2.22%) Kibana
7 12 (2.22%) Rancher
8 11 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (1.66%) Icinga
9 9 (1.66%) logstash
10 6 (1.11%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.74%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.74%) Consul
11 4 (0.74%) Packer
12 3 (0.55%) collectd
12 3 (0.55%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.55%) StatsD
Vendors
1 55 (10.17%) Oracle
2 39 (7.21%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.73%) Red Hat
4 24 (4.44%) VMware
5 15 (2.77%) Sybase
6 14 (2.59%) IBM
6 14 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.22%) Splunk
8 11 (2.03%) Adobe
8 11 (2.03%) AppDynamics
8 11 (2.03%) Black Duck
8 11 (2.03%) ServiceNow
9 9 (1.66%) Apple
9 9 (1.66%) SAP
10 8 (1.48%) HP
11 7 (1.29%) CA
11 7 (1.29%) Nimsoft
11 7 (1.29%) Remedy
12 6 (1.11%) Google
12 6 (1.11%) New Relic