Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 405 317 373
Rank change year-on-year -88 +56 +44
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 361 157 537
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.62% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 1.40% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 128 378
10th Percentile £371 £396 £360
25th Percentile £419 £455 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year -1.00% - -
75th Percentile £550 £530 £588
90th Percentile £639 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £495 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -1.00% - +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
10th Percentile £43.40 " £46.63
25th Percentile £44.75 £48.75 £48.31
Median hourly rate £47.37 £57.50 £58.75
Median % change year-on-year -17.62% -2.13% +25.00%
75th Percentile £49.68 £66.25 £69.00
90th Percentile £51.37 " "
UK median hourly rate £47.37 £57.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -17.62% +27.78% -4.26%

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 25,508 11,199 34,291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.30% 44.04% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,918 7,364 21,997
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
25th Percentile £400 £369 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £558
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 332 1,169
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.63 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.13 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -5.59% +5.92% +9.13%
75th Percentile £42.20 £45.00 £42.00
90th Percentile £62.00 £53.75 £51.42
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £20.42 £19.41
% change year-on-year -4.49% +5.19% +14.18%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Atlassian in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Atlassian in England.

Daily rate trend for Atlassian in England

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Atlassian in England over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Atlassian in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Atlassian in England.

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 20 September 2021. 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 -109 166 £525 +5.00% 34
Midlands -42 43 £495 +57.14% 14
West Midlands - 42 £495 - 12
South West -34 40 £438 -13.32% 9
South East -81 37 £475 -6.86% 18
North of England -59 29 £425 +6.13% 11
North West -42 21 £422 +20.57% 8
East of England -36 12 £479 -1.79% 8
Yorkshire -41 7 £544 +20.89% 3
North East - 1 - -
South Coast - 1 - -
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UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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.

1 290 (80.33%) JIRA
2 231 (63.99%) Agile Software Development
3 225 (62.33%) Confluence
4 151 (41.83%) DevOps
5 122 (33.80%) Scrum
6 103 (28.53%) Social Skills
7 100 (27.70%) Java
8 98 (27.15%) AWS
9 92 (25.48%) Azure
10 89 (24.65%) Linux
10 89 (24.65%) Docker
11 68 (18.84%) Python
12 65 (18.01%) Microsoft
12 65 (18.01%) Bitbucket
12 65 (18.01%) Git (software)
13 60 (16.62%) Jenkins
14 59 (16.34%) Kubernetes
15 56 (15.51%) GitHub
15 56 (15.51%) JavaScript
16 55 (15.24%) Security Cleared
17 54 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
18 51 (14.13%) Spring
19 50 (13.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 49 (13.57%) User Stories
20 49 (13.57%) Terraform
21 48 (13.30%) Public Sector
21 48 (13.30%) Finance
22 47 (13.02%) Test Automation
23 46 (12.74%) C#
23 46 (12.74%) Microservices

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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
1 225 (62.33%) Confluence
2 45 (12.47%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.49%) CMS
5 6 (1.66%) Appian
6 5 (1.39%) Apache
6 5 (1.39%) JBoss
6 5 (1.39%) Mule
6 5 (1.39%) Red Hat Fuse
6 5 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.11%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.83%) IBM Domino
8 3 (0.83%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.55%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.55%) Drupal
9 2 (0.55%) Headless CMS
9 2 (0.55%) nginx
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 19 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.55%) Figma
6 1 (0.28%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 8 (2.22%) assyst
2 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.55%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 98 (27.15%) AWS
2 92 (25.48%) Azure
3 56 (15.51%) GitHub
4 28 (7.76%) Microsoft 365
5 26 (7.20%) Serverless
6 19 (5.26%) GCP
6 19 (5.26%) Power Platform
7 14 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (3.32%) Amazon S3
8 12 (3.32%) GitHub Actions
8 12 (3.32%) PowerApps
9 11 (3.05%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (2.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (2.49%) Azure Data Factory
11 9 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (2.49%) OpenShift
11 9 (2.49%) PaaS
12 8 (2.22%) Azure Functions
12 8 (2.22%) Azure Stack
12 8 (2.22%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.22%) DNS
1 8 (2.22%) VPN
2 7 (1.94%) Bluetooth
2 7 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (1.94%) Wireless
2 7 (1.94%) ZigBee
3 5 (1.39%) VXLAN
4 4 (1.11%) BGP
4 4 (1.11%) DHCP
4 4 (1.11%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.11%) Firewall
4 4 (1.11%) IPv4
4 4 (1.11%) IPv6
4 4 (1.11%) MQTT
4 4 (1.11%) OSPF
4 4 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.11%) VLAN
4 4 (1.11%) VSAN
5 2 (0.55%) Skype
6 1 (0.28%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.25%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (8.31%) SQL Server
3 22 (6.09%) Amazon RDS
4 21 (5.82%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.16%) Hadoop
6 11 (3.05%) MySQL
6 11 (3.05%) Power BI
7 10 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (2.77%) Data Lake
7 10 (2.77%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.49%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (2.49%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.94%) Big Data
9 7 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.11%) DB2
13 3 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 290 (80.33%) JIRA
2 65 (18.01%) Bitbucket
2 65 (18.01%) Git (software)
3 60 (16.62%) Jenkins
4 50 (13.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 40 (11.08%) Maven
6 27 (7.48%) Cucumber
6 27 (7.48%) SonarQube
7 26 (7.20%) Sonatype Nexus
8 20 (5.54%) Selenium
9 13 (3.60%) Cypress.io
10 11 (3.05%) JUnit
11 10 (2.77%) Gradle
12 6 (1.66%) FishEye
12 6 (1.66%) GitLab
12 6 (1.66%) Mockito
12 6 (1.66%) Postman
12 6 (1.66%) TestRail
12 6 (1.66%) webpack
13 5 (1.39%) Hudson
General
1 103 (28.53%) Social Skills
2 48 (13.30%) Finance
2 48 (13.30%) Public Sector
3 38 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (10.53%) Banking
4 18 (4.99%) Influencing Skills
4 18 (4.99%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.88%) Retail
6 11 (3.05%) Front Office
7 9 (2.49%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.11%) Marketing
10 3 (0.83%) Automotive
10 3 (0.83%) French Language
10 3 (0.83%) Local Government
10 3 (0.83%) Publishing
10 3 (0.83%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.55%) Back Office
11 2 (0.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 71 (19.67%) Developer
2 39 (10.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (8.31%) Java Developer
4 29 (8.03%) Consultant
5 26 (7.20%) Analyst
6 25 (6.93%) Administrator
7 23 (6.37%) User Researcher
8 22 (6.09%) Architect
9 20 (5.54%) Project Manager
10 19 (5.26%) JIRA Administrator
10 19 (5.26%) Software Engineer
11 15 (4.16%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.60%) Business Analyst
13 12 (3.32%) Platform Engineer
13 12 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (3.05%) Embedded Engineer
14 11 (3.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 11 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
15 9 (2.49%) DevOps Consultant
15 9 (2.49%) JIRA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (14.13%) Spring
2 38 (10.53%) REST
3 35 (9.70%) .NET
4 31 (8.59%) Web Services
5 29 (8.03%) Spring Boot
6 25 (6.93%) HTML
7 23 (6.37%) Elastic Stack
8 19 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 19 (5.26%) Kafka
8 19 (5.26%) RESTful
8 19 (5.26%) XML
9 18 (4.99%) CSS
10 16 (4.43%) React
11 14 (3.88%) GraphQL
12 13 (3.60%) Node.js
13 11 (3.05%) XSLT
14 8 (2.22%) Hibernate
14 8 (2.22%) jQuery
14 8 (2.22%) JSON
14 8 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.49%) Cloud Native
2 8 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (1.94%) Data Centre
3 7 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (1.94%) Mobile App
3 7 (1.94%) Wiki
4 6 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (1.66%) User Experience
4 6 (1.66%) Virtual Team
5 5 (1.39%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.11%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.11%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.11%) Legacy Systems
6 4 (1.11%) NHS
6 4 (1.11%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.83%) CMDB
7 3 (0.83%) Robotics
7 3 (0.83%) W3C
8 2 (0.55%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 89 (24.65%) Linux
2 40 (11.08%) Unix
3 27 (7.48%) Windows
4 7 (1.94%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.66%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.11%) FreeRTOS
6 4 (1.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.28%) Android
7 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) CentOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (63.99%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (41.83%) DevOps
3 122 (33.80%) Scrum
4 54 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
5 49 (13.57%) User Stories
6 47 (13.02%) Test Automation
7 46 (12.74%) Microservices
8 44 (12.19%) Software Engineering
9 43 (11.91%) Infrastructure as Code
10 40 (11.08%) TDD
11 39 (10.80%) Continuous Delivery
12 33 (9.14%) ITIL
12 33 (9.14%) Service Management
13 30 (8.31%) Project Management
14 29 (8.03%) ITSM
15 25 (6.93%) Usability Testing
16 24 (6.65%) Decision-Making
16 24 (6.65%) User Research
17 23 (6.37%) Integration Testing
18 22 (6.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (27.70%) Java
2 68 (18.84%) Python
3 56 (15.51%) JavaScript
4 46 (12.74%) C#
5 45 (12.47%) SQL
6 26 (7.20%) Groovy
6 26 (7.20%) PowerShell
7 25 (6.93%) C
8 23 (6.37%) Bash Shell
9 18 (4.99%) Scala
10 15 (4.16%) C++
10 15 (4.16%) Java 8
11 8 (2.22%) Ruby
11 8 (2.22%) TypeScript
12 7 (1.94%) Perl
12 7 (1.94%) PHP
13 6 (1.66%) Go
13 6 (1.66%) Kotlin
13 6 (1.66%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (15.24%) Security Cleared
2 29 (8.03%) Degree
3 28 (7.76%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.66%) CCNA
7 5 (1.39%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.11%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.83%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.83%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.55%) CISA
10 2 (0.55%) CISSP
10 2 (0.55%) ISACA
10 2 (0.55%) ISEB
11 1 (0.28%) CCNP
11 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.28%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.20%) QA
2 9 (2.49%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.66%) Accessibility
4 3 (0.83%) GDPR
4 3 (0.83%) PMO
4 3 (0.83%) SLA
5 2 (0.55%) COBIT
5 2 (0.55%) COSO
5 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.55%) NIST
5 2 (0.55%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.28%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.28%) MISRA
6 1 (0.28%) NCSC
System Software
1 89 (24.65%) Docker
2 9 (2.49%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (1.39%) VirtualBox
3 5 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.39%) vSphere
4 4 (1.11%) iptables
4 4 (1.11%) KVM
4 4 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.11%) Xen
5 3 (0.83%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.28%) IAG
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 59 (16.34%) Kubernetes
2 49 (13.57%) Terraform
3 38 (10.53%) Ansible
4 32 (8.86%) Prometheus
5 24 (6.65%) Grafana
6 19 (5.26%) Rancher
7 16 (4.43%) Kibana
8 13 (3.60%) Tivoli
9 9 (2.49%) Packer
10 7 (1.94%) Argo
11 5 (1.39%) Nagios
11 5 (1.39%) vCenter Server
11 5 (1.39%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.83%) Puppet
13 2 (0.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.55%) RSA Archer
14 1 (0.28%) Istio
14 1 (0.28%) Opsgenie
14 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 65 (18.01%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.70%) Oracle
3 19 (5.26%) IBM
4 16 (4.43%) Google
4 16 (4.43%) ServiceNow
5 14 (3.88%) BMC
5 14 (3.88%) Splunk
6 13 (3.60%) HP
7 12 (3.32%) Dynatrace
8 8 (2.22%) Databricks
9 7 (1.94%) MuleSoft
10 6 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.66%) Sybase
10 6 (1.66%) VMware
11 5 (1.39%) Coverity
11 5 (1.39%) Informatica
11 5 (1.39%) Murex
12 4 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (1.11%) SAP
12 4 (1.11%) Telerik