Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 356 391 351
Rank change year-on-year +35 -40 +268
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 702 581 653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.61% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.72% 1.44% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 424 349
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £360 £362 £340
90th Percentile £674 £675 £640
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £493
% change year-on-year - +1.52% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 4 2
England median hourly rate £47.00 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +8.75% -3.03%
UK median hourly rate £47.00 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.05% +8.75% -3.03%

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 40,745 40,433 43,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.26% 42.54% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,666 25,502 26,647
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £240 £245
90th Percentile £634 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,487 1,315 1,554
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.09 £45.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

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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 13 December 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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Atlassian in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 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 -21 314 £550 +4.76% 41
South East +66 117 £438 -2.78% 27
South West +29 95 £425 -10.53% 19
Midlands +31 90 £443 -5.74% 27
West Midlands +24 81 £441 -6.17% 22
North of England -6 47 £413 +0.06% 14
East of England -31 36 £488 +8.33% 5
Yorkshire +5 22 £463 +15.63% 5
North West -26 22 £380 -21.04% 8
East Midlands +5 9 £450 +25.00% 4
North East -6 3 £400 +26.98% 1
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UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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.

1 531 (75.64%) JIRA
2 482 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
3 427 (60.83%) Confluence
4 239 (34.05%) Jenkins
5 223 (31.77%) Amazon AWS
6 222 (31.62%) DevOps
7 202 (28.77%) Java
7 202 (28.77%) Linux
8 198 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
8 198 (28.21%) Git (software)
9 193 (27.49%) Test Automation
10 188 (26.78%) Scrum
11 176 (25.07%) Docker
12 146 (20.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 133 (18.95%) Ansible
13 133 (18.95%) Bitbucket
14 132 (18.80%) Security Cleared
15 125 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
16 123 (17.52%) Kubernetes
17 122 (17.38%) SC Cleared
18 116 (16.52%) Windows
19 113 (16.10%) Python
20 109 (15.53%) Puppet
21 108 (15.38%) Selenium
22 106 (15.10%) REST
22 106 (15.10%) Continuous Delivery
23 105 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
24 96 (13.68%) TDD
24 96 (13.68%) Web Services
25 93 (13.25%) SQL

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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
1 427 (60.83%) Confluence
2 23 (3.28%) Documentum
3 22 (3.13%) Apache
4 16 (2.28%) Apache Spark
5 15 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (1.85%) JBoss
6 13 (1.85%) nginx
7 10 (1.42%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.14%) CMS
9 6 (0.85%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.57%) Drupal
11 4 (0.57%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.43%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.43%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.43%) Mule
12 3 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (0.71%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.57%) HipChat
3 4 (0.57%) InVision
4 3 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) assyst
2 2 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 223 (31.77%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (12.25%) GitHub
4 25 (3.56%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (3.13%) BrowserStack
6 19 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (2.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 19 (2.71%) OpenShift
7 18 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 17 (2.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 17 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 17 (2.42%) SaaS
9 14 (1.99%) Amazon S3
10 13 (1.85%) Lucidchart
11 11 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (1.57%) Serverless
12 10 (1.42%) npm
12 10 (1.42%) Route 53
13 9 (1.28%) CloudFront
13 9 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.27%) Firewall
2 21 (2.99%) DNS
3 15 (2.14%) SSL
4 13 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (1.57%) HTTP
6 9 (1.28%) AMQP
7 8 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (1.00%) DHCP
9 6 (0.85%) BGP
9 6 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (0.85%) DMVPN
9 6 (0.85%) Multicast
9 6 (0.85%) OSPF
9 6 (0.85%) SAN
9 6 (0.85%) VXLAN
10 5 (0.71%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.71%) VPN
11 4 (0.57%) IPsec
11 4 (0.57%) OpenFlow
12 3 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 69 (9.83%) PostgreSQL
3 45 (6.41%) Relational Database
4 35 (4.99%) MySQL
5 33 (4.70%) NoSQL
6 28 (3.99%) MongoDB
7 23 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (2.14%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.99%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.28%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.14%) Impala
13 7 (1.00%) Apache Kudu
13 7 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (1.00%) Big Data
13 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.00%) SQLite
14 5 (0.71%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 531 (75.64%) JIRA
2 239 (34.05%) Jenkins
3 198 (28.21%) Git (software)
4 146 (20.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 133 (18.95%) Bitbucket
6 108 (15.38%) Selenium
7 90 (12.82%) Cucumber
8 89 (12.68%) Maven
9 61 (8.69%) Subversion
10 40 (5.70%) SoapUI
11 39 (5.56%) JUnit
12 37 (5.27%) Sonatype Nexus
13 36 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
14 35 (4.99%) FishEye
14 35 (4.99%) WebDriver
15 27 (3.85%) GitLab
16 24 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
17 23 (3.28%) TeamCity
18 22 (3.13%) JMeter
19 18 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 92 (13.11%) Finance
2 57 (8.12%) Banking
3 21 (2.99%) Investment Banking
4 15 (2.14%) Front Office
5 13 (1.85%) Marketing
6 6 (0.85%) Games
6 6 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.71%) Law
7 5 (0.71%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.57%) Advertising
8 4 (0.57%) Electronics
8 4 (0.57%) Retail
8 4 (0.57%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.43%) Legal
10 1 (0.14%) Automotive
10 1 (0.14%) Back Office
10 1 (0.14%) Billing
10 1 (0.14%) French Language
10 1 (0.14%) German Language
10 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 188 (26.78%) Developer
2 101 (14.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 56 (7.98%) Tester
4 48 (6.84%) Java Developer
5 42 (5.98%) Consultant
6 41 (5.84%) Architect
7 40 (5.70%) Analyst
8 35 (4.99%) Automation Tester
9 29 (4.13%) Administrator
10 27 (3.85%) Project Manager
11 24 (3.42%) Test Analyst
12 22 (3.13%) Azure Engineer
13 20 (2.85%) AWS DevOps
13 20 (2.85%) Technical Architect
14 18 (2.56%) AWS Engineer
14 18 (2.56%) Security Engineer
15 17 (2.42%) Cloud Engineer
15 17 (2.42%) JIRA Consultant
16 16 (2.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 16 (2.28%) JIRA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (15.10%) REST
2 96 (13.68%) Web Services
3 77 (10.97%) .NET
4 68 (9.69%) RESTful
5 62 (8.83%) Node.js
6 56 (7.98%) XML
7 53 (7.55%) HTML
8 46 (6.55%) AngularJS
9 43 (6.13%) CSS
10 38 (5.41%) JSON
10 38 (5.41%) Spring
11 33 (4.70%) Gherkin
12 28 (3.99%) .NET Framework
13 27 (3.85%) Middleware
13 27 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (3.70%) HTML5
15 25 (3.56%) Hibernate
15 25 (3.56%) WCF
16 24 (3.42%) .NET Core
17 23 (3.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.84%) Data Centre
3 31 (4.42%) Fintech
3 31 (4.42%) User Experience
4 23 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.85%) Public Cloud
7 13 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (1.71%) Cloud Native
8 12 (1.71%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.57%) Wiki
10 10 (1.42%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.14%) DataPower
11 8 (1.14%) iPhone
11 8 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (1.00%) Analytical Mindset
12 7 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 202 (28.77%) Linux
2 116 (16.52%) Windows
3 62 (8.83%) Windows Server
4 51 (7.26%) Unix
5 50 (7.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (3.13%) Android
7 22 (3.13%) Apple iOS
8 16 (2.28%) Ubuntu
9 14 (1.99%) Windows 10
10 13 (1.85%) CentOS
11 4 (0.57%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.57%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.28%) Solaris
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (31.62%) DevOps
3 198 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
4 193 (27.49%) Test Automation
5 188 (26.78%) Scrum
6 106 (15.10%) Continuous Delivery
7 105 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
8 96 (13.68%) TDD
9 93 (13.25%) Kanban
10 92 (13.11%) Microservices
11 90 (12.82%) BDD
12 77 (10.97%) Software Engineering
13 74 (10.54%) Configuration Management
14 65 (9.26%) SDLC
15 54 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 51 (7.26%) ITIL
17 50 (7.12%) Mentoring
18 48 (6.84%) OO
18 48 (6.84%) Software Delivery
19 45 (6.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 202 (28.77%) Java
2 113 (16.10%) Python
3 93 (13.25%) SQL
4 80 (11.40%) JavaScript
5 76 (10.83%) C#
6 73 (10.40%) PowerShell
7 60 (8.55%) Bash Shell
8 42 (5.98%) Java 8
9 41 (5.84%) Perl
10 39 (5.56%) Groovy
11 38 (5.41%) Ruby
12 22 (3.13%) Scala
13 19 (2.71%) PHP
14 18 (2.56%) Go
15 17 (2.42%) Apple Swift
15 17 (2.42%) Objective-C
16 13 (1.85%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.14%) C
17 8 (1.14%) Kotlin
17 8 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 132 (18.80%) Security Cleared
2 122 (17.38%) SC Cleared
3 36 (5.13%) Degree
4 22 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (2.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (2.28%) MCSE
6 16 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.71%) CCNA
7 12 (1.71%) MCSA
8 11 (1.57%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.57%) RHCE
9 10 (1.42%) OCA
9 10 (1.42%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (1.14%) CCNP
10 8 (1.14%) ISEB
10 8 (1.14%) ISTQB
11 7 (1.00%) CCIE
12 4 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (0.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (8.69%) QA
2 4 (0.57%) PMO
3 3 (0.43%) GDPR
3 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.43%) PSD2
4 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.28%) SLA
5 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 176 (25.07%) Docker
2 61 (8.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.85%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.57%) HDFS
4 11 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.28%) VMware NSX
6 7 (1.00%) vSphere
7 4 (0.57%) KVM
7 4 (0.57%) Squid
8 3 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 133 (18.95%) Ansible
2 123 (17.52%) Kubernetes
3 109 (15.53%) Puppet
4 74 (10.54%) Terraform
5 58 (8.26%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (4.13%) vCenter Server
7 21 (2.99%) Rundeck
8 14 (1.99%) Grafana
8 14 (1.99%) HP ALM
8 14 (1.99%) Mesos
9 13 (1.85%) Nagios
10 11 (1.57%) Docker Swarm
10 11 (1.57%) Kibana
10 11 (1.57%) PowerCLI
11 9 (1.28%) HockeyApp
12 8 (1.14%) Prometheus
12 8 (1.14%) Salt
12 8 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
13 7 (1.00%) Packer
14 6 (0.85%) Graphite
Vendors
1 93 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 81 (11.54%) VMware
3 69 (9.83%) Oracle
4 40 (5.70%) Cisco
5 36 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 31 (4.42%) Google
7 23 (3.28%) Pega
8 21 (2.99%) Sybase
9 20 (2.85%) IBM
9 20 (2.85%) ServiceNow
10 17 (2.42%) Juniper
11 16 (2.28%) HP
11 16 (2.28%) Splunk
12 13 (1.85%) AppDynamics
13 12 (1.71%) Apple
14 11 (1.57%) SaltStack
15 10 (1.42%) Murex
15 10 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (1.28%) Adobe
16 9 (1.28%) McAfee