Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 393 372 397
Rank change year-on-year -21 +25 -19
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 442 659 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.69% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 1.64% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 384 418
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £376 £360 £362
90th Percentile £644 £663 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 36 4
England median hourly rate £49.50 £47.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.32% +8.05% +8.75%
10th Percentile £44.51 £38.80 £33.25
90th Percentile £69.00 £50.50 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £44.51 £47.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year -5.30% +8.05% +8.75%

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 32,988 40,246 40,655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.47% 42.29% 42.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,874 25,314 25,464
England median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £240 £253 £245
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,283 1,504 1,360
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +1.45% +1.47%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.00 £10.66
90th Percentile £53.66 £47.00 £45.03
UK median hourly rate £19.44 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year +11.06% +0.72% +2.21%

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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 21 November 2019.

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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Atlassian in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 2019. 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 +10 210 £514 -6.59% 25
South West +11 107 £450 +5.88% 32
South East +12 79 £445 -1.11% 24
East of England +10 17 £600 +26.32% 7
North of England +8 16 £400 -5.88% 10
North West +12 14 £400 +5.26% 7
Midlands -14 11 £450 +1.58% 14
West Midlands -17 8 £475 +6.74% 11
East Midlands +23 3 £325 -23.53% 3
Yorkshire +17 2 £475 +2.70% 3
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UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Atlassian also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 322 (72.85%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (71.49%) JIRA
3 257 (58.14%) Confluence
4 166 (37.56%) DevOps
5 138 (31.22%) Scrum
6 137 (31.00%) Git (software)
7 122 (27.60%) Java
7 122 (27.60%) Linux
8 109 (24.66%) Python
9 107 (24.21%) Jenkins
10 102 (23.08%) Docker
11 98 (22.17%) JavaScript
12 86 (19.46%) Ansible
13 84 (19.00%) Security Cleared
14 83 (18.78%) AWS
15 82 (18.55%) Bitbucket
16 78 (17.65%) Test Automation
17 75 (16.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 74 (16.74%) TDD
19 67 (15.16%) Kubernetes
20 65 (14.71%) CSS
21 63 (14.25%) Azure
21 63 (14.25%) Problem-Solving
22 61 (13.80%) Node.js
22 61 (13.80%) C
23 59 (13.35%) Oracle
23 59 (13.35%) Continuous Integration
24 58 (13.12%) Finance
25 57 (12.90%) HTML
25 57 (12.90%) C#

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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
1 257 (58.14%) Confluence
2 26 (5.88%) Apache
3 14 (3.17%) nginx
4 13 (2.94%) JBoss
5 12 (2.71%) CMS
5 12 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.81%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.36%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.13%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.13%) GeoServer
10 4 (0.90%) IIS
10 4 (0.90%) Mule
11 3 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.68%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.68%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.45%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.45%) Jupyter
Applications
1 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 9 (2.04%) Sonata
2 5 (1.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.90%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.23%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 83 (18.78%) AWS
2 63 (14.25%) Azure
3 48 (10.86%) GitHub
4 24 (5.43%) Serverless
5 23 (5.20%) SaaS
6 22 (4.98%) Amazon S3
7 17 (3.85%) Amazon ECS
7 17 (3.85%) PaaS
8 16 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (3.62%) npm
8 16 (3.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 15 (3.39%) AWS Lambda
10 14 (3.17%) Route 53
11 12 (2.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (2.26%) CloudFront
13 9 (2.04%) GCP
14 8 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (1.81%) Office 365
14 8 (1.81%) Yarn
15 7 (1.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.94%) Firewall
2 11 (2.49%) DNS
3 9 (2.04%) DHCP
3 9 (2.04%) NAS
3 9 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.58%) SAN
5 6 (1.36%) VPN
5 6 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.13%) HTTP
6 5 (1.13%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.13%) SSH
6 5 (1.13%) SSL
7 4 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.90%) VoIP
8 2 (0.45%) Intranet
8 2 (0.45%) IPv4
8 2 (0.45%) IPv6
8 2 (0.45%) PPP
8 2 (0.45%) SMS
8 2 (0.45%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 25 (5.66%) Relational Database
5 22 (4.98%) MySQL
6 21 (4.75%) Hadoop
7 18 (4.07%) RDBMS
8 14 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
9 13 (2.94%) Oracle Database
10 9 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.04%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.81%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (1.36%) MariaDB
12 6 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.13%) Big Data
13 5 (1.13%) GIS
13 5 (1.13%) Power BI
13 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 316 (71.49%) JIRA
2 137 (31.00%) Git (software)
3 107 (24.21%) Jenkins
4 82 (18.55%) Bitbucket
5 75 (16.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 39 (8.82%) Selenium
7 38 (8.60%) Cucumber
8 26 (5.88%) webpack
9 23 (5.20%) GitLab
10 22 (4.98%) Maven
11 20 (4.52%) GoogleTest
12 16 (3.62%) Visual Studio Team System
13 12 (2.71%) Bitbucket Server
14 11 (2.49%) JMeter
14 11 (2.49%) SoapUI
15 10 (2.26%) JUnit
15 10 (2.26%) SpecFlow
16 9 (2.04%) Artifactory
16 9 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
16 9 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 58 (13.12%) Finance
2 29 (6.56%) Public Sector
3 25 (5.66%) Banking
4 14 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.94%) Retail
6 9 (2.04%) Front Office
7 7 (1.58%) Local Government
7 7 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.36%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.36%) Games
9 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.90%) Marketing
10 2 (0.45%) Automotive
10 2 (0.45%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 125 (28.28%) Developer
2 72 (16.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (7.47%) Analyst
4 26 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 26 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 24 (5.43%) Architect
6 20 (4.52%) AWS Engineer
7 19 (4.30%) AWS DevOps
7 19 (4.30%) Business Analyst
8 18 (4.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 18 (4.07%) User Researcher
9 17 (3.85%) Administrator
9 17 (3.85%) Angular Developer
10 16 (3.62%) Java Developer
11 15 (3.39%) .NET Developer
11 15 (3.39%) Consultant
12 14 (3.17%) Senior Developer
13 12 (2.71%) Project Manager
13 12 (2.71%) Software Developer
13 12 (2.71%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (14.71%) CSS
2 61 (13.80%) Node.js
3 57 (12.90%) HTML
4 51 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 42 (9.50%) .NET
6 31 (7.01%) Gherkin
7 28 (6.33%) HTML5
7 28 (6.33%) RESTful
7 28 (6.33%) Spring
8 27 (6.11%) Web Services
9 25 (5.66%) CSS3
10 24 (5.43%) Redux
10 24 (5.43%) Sass
11 22 (4.98%) React
12 21 (4.75%) REST
13 19 (4.30%) ASP.NET
13 19 (4.30%) NgRx
13 19 (4.30%) RxJS
14 18 (4.07%) ReactiveX
15 16 (3.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.75%) PKI
3 17 (3.85%) User Experience
4 16 (3.62%) Cloud Native
5 9 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (1.81%) Derivative
7 7 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.36%) Clustering
9 5 (1.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.68%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.45%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.45%) Animation
11 2 (0.45%) BBC
11 2 (0.45%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.45%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.45%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 122 (27.60%) Linux
2 57 (12.90%) Unix
3 47 (10.63%) Windows
4 19 (4.30%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.04%) CentOS
7 6 (1.36%) Android
8 5 (1.13%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.90%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.68%) FreeRTOS
10 3 (0.68%) Solaris
10 3 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.23%) VMS
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (72.85%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (37.56%) DevOps
3 138 (31.22%) Scrum
4 78 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 74 (16.74%) TDD
6 63 (14.25%) Problem-Solving
7 59 (13.35%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (11.76%) UML
9 42 (9.50%) User Stories
10 39 (8.82%) Configuration Management
10 39 (8.82%) Microservices
10 39 (8.82%) Software Engineering
11 38 (8.60%) Continuous Delivery
12 34 (7.69%) Kanban
13 30 (6.79%) Front End Development
14 26 (5.88%) ITIL
15 25 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (5.43%) Regression Testing
16 24 (5.43%) Unit Testing
16 24 (5.43%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (27.60%) Java
2 109 (24.66%) Python
3 98 (22.17%) JavaScript
4 61 (13.80%) C
5 57 (12.90%) C#
5 57 (12.90%) SQL
6 49 (11.09%) C++
7 39 (8.82%) TypeScript
8 38 (8.60%) Bash Shell
9 33 (7.47%) PowerShell
10 24 (5.43%) Ruby
11 22 (4.98%) Scala
12 21 (4.75%) Java 8
13 19 (4.30%) ES6
14 17 (3.85%) Groovy
15 14 (3.17%) Shell Script
16 11 (2.49%) Perl
17 4 (0.90%) PHP
18 2 (0.45%) VBA
18 2 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (19.00%) Security Cleared
2 54 (12.22%) SC Cleared
3 42 (9.50%) DV Cleared
4 26 (5.88%) Degree
5 10 (2.26%) AWS Certification
6 6 (1.36%) RHCE
7 5 (1.13%) CCNA
7 5 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.13%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.90%) MCSA
8 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.68%) CCENT
9 3 (0.68%) ISEB
9 3 (0.68%) MCSE
9 3 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.45%) CEH
10 2 (0.45%) CISSP
10 2 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.79%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) PMO
3 3 (0.68%) JTAG
4 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 102 (23.08%) Docker
2 21 (4.75%) Active Directory
3 19 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.58%) vSphere
5 6 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.13%) Gluster
7 4 (0.90%) Firmware
7 4 (0.90%) pfSense
7 4 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.68%) HDFS
8 3 (0.68%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.45%) vCloud
9 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.45%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.23%) XenApp
10 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 86 (19.46%) Ansible
2 67 (15.16%) Kubernetes
3 42 (9.50%) Terraform
4 36 (8.14%) Puppet
5 18 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.94%) Packer
7 8 (1.81%) vCenter Server
8 7 (1.58%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (1.13%) HAProxy
9 5 (1.13%) Nagios
9 5 (1.13%) SCCM
9 5 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.90%) Kibana
10 4 (0.90%) Sysdig
10 4 (0.90%) WSUS
11 3 (0.68%) PowerBroker
11 3 (0.68%) Salt
12 2 (0.45%) Jamf Pro
12 2 (0.45%) vMotion
12 2 (0.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 59 (13.35%) Oracle
2 47 (10.63%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.11%) Google
4 26 (5.88%) VMware
5 15 (3.39%) Splunk
6 13 (2.94%) Cisco
7 10 (2.26%) HP
8 8 (1.81%) Ping Identity
9 7 (1.58%) IBM
9 7 (1.58%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.36%) Dell
10 6 (1.36%) SAP
10 6 (1.36%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.13%) Adobe
11 5 (1.13%) Altera
11 5 (1.13%) BiZZdesign
11 5 (1.13%) CA
11 5 (1.13%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 5 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.13%) Sparx