Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 400 335 384
Rank change year-on-year -65 +49 -35
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 319 723 578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.80% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 1.88% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 429 407
England median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £393 £363 £354
90th Percentile £603 £675 £713
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 35 5
England median hourly rate £44.51 £47.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.30% +6.82% +46.67%
UK median hourly rate £44.51 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -1.09% +2.27% +46.67%

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 26,488 38,559 38,775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.06% 42.46% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,408 24,174 24,609
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £225 £263 £239
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,085 1,369 1,313
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.84 £10.84
90th Percentile £51.75 £47.94 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +1.69%

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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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020. 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 -4 152 £500 -9.09% 25
South West +30 94 £438 -12.50% 24
South East -21 42 £446 -1.00% 26
East of England +29 14 £600 +4.35% 7
Midlands -26 9 £450 - 9
West Midlands -17 7 £450 +2.45% 8
North of England +25 4 £463 +15.54% 13
North West +15 4 £463 +21.78% 12
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UK

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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.

1 252 (79.00%) JIRA
2 212 (66.46%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (63.01%) Confluence
4 123 (38.56%) Scrum
5 115 (36.05%) DevOps
6 105 (32.92%) Linux
7 96 (30.09%) Python
8 93 (29.15%) Git (software)
9 85 (26.65%) Test Automation
10 84 (26.33%) Security Cleared
11 79 (24.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 71 (22.26%) Docker
12 71 (22.26%) Java
13 68 (21.32%) Jenkins
14 66 (20.69%) AWS
15 60 (18.81%) Azure
16 57 (17.87%) C
17 55 (17.24%) Ansible
18 54 (16.93%) Continuous Integration
18 54 (16.93%) Windows
19 51 (15.99%) C++
19 51 (15.99%) Kubernetes
20 47 (14.73%) Web Services
21 44 (13.79%) SC Cleared
22 43 (13.48%) Bitbucket
22 43 (13.48%) TDD
23 42 (13.17%) SQL
23 42 (13.17%) JavaScript
24 41 (12.85%) PowerShell
25 40 (12.54%) GitHub

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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
1 201 (63.01%) Confluence
2 15 (4.70%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.88%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.57%) Apache
5 5 (1.57%) nginx
6 4 (1.25%) Mule
7 3 (0.94%) IIS
7 3 (0.94%) JBoss
8 2 (0.63%) Anypoint
8 2 (0.63%) CMS
8 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.63%) SAS
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (1.88%) MS Visio
1 6 (1.88%) Zeplin
2 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.63%) PlantUML
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (20.69%) AWS
2 60 (18.81%) Azure
3 40 (12.54%) GitHub
4 14 (4.39%) PaaS
5 12 (3.76%) npm
6 11 (3.45%) Serverless
7 10 (3.13%) Amazon S3
8 9 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (2.51%) Slack
10 6 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.88%) Office 365
10 6 (1.88%) OpenShift
11 5 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.57%) Route 53
11 5 (1.57%) SaaS
11 5 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (1.57%) Yarn
12 4 (1.25%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.39%) Network Security
2 13 (4.08%) Firewall
3 8 (2.51%) DNS
3 8 (2.51%) SSH
4 5 (1.57%) DHCP
4 5 (1.57%) HTTP
5 3 (0.94%) IPsec
5 3 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.94%) VoIP
6 2 (0.63%) IPv4
6 2 (0.63%) Multicast
6 2 (0.63%) NAS
6 2 (0.63%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.63%) PPP
6 2 (0.63%) SNMP
6 2 (0.63%) UPnP
6 2 (0.63%) VLAN
6 2 (0.63%) VSAN
6 2 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.63%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.03%) MySQL
2 31 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 21 (6.58%) MongoDB
5 19 (5.96%) SQL Server
6 14 (4.39%) Azure SQL Database
7 13 (4.08%) MariaDB
7 13 (4.08%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (2.51%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.19%) Big Data
11 6 (1.88%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.63%) Data Lake
14 2 (0.63%) Power BI
14 2 (0.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 2 (0.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 252 (79.00%) JIRA
2 93 (29.15%) Git (software)
3 79 (24.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 68 (21.32%) Jenkins
5 43 (13.48%) Bitbucket
6 31 (9.72%) Selenium
7 28 (8.78%) GoogleTest
8 26 (8.15%) GitLab
9 25 (7.84%) Cucumber
10 18 (5.64%) SpecFlow
11 16 (5.02%) Maven
12 11 (3.45%) Bitbucket Server
13 10 (3.13%) WebDriver
14 7 (2.19%) Ant
14 7 (2.19%) JUnit
15 6 (1.88%) Artifactory
15 6 (1.88%) Cypress.io
15 6 (1.88%) REST Assured
15 6 (1.88%) SoapUI
16 5 (1.57%) NUnit
General
1 32 (10.03%) Finance
2 20 (6.27%) Public Sector
3 13 (4.08%) Banking
4 8 (2.51%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.19%) Legal
6 5 (1.57%) Marketing
7 4 (1.25%) Front Office
8 3 (0.94%) Games
9 2 (0.63%) Automotive
9 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.31%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Military
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (28.84%) Developer
2 60 (18.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (10.03%) Test Engineer
4 22 (6.90%) Embedded Engineer
4 22 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 21 (6.58%) Analyst
6 19 (5.96%) .NET Developer
7 16 (5.02%) Azure Developer
8 13 (4.08%) Software Developer
8 13 (4.08%) Software Engineer
9 11 (3.45%) Administrator
9 11 (3.45%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.13%) Architect
11 9 (2.82%) AWS DevOps
11 9 (2.82%) C# Developer
11 9 (2.82%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 9 (2.82%) Scrum Master
11 9 (2.82%) Senior DevOps
11 9 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (2.82%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (14.73%) Web Services
2 35 (10.97%) RESTful
3 30 (9.40%) .NET
3 30 (9.40%) Gherkin
4 29 (9.09%) REST
5 26 (8.15%) CSS
6 25 (7.84%) HTML
7 22 (6.90%) Node.js
8 21 (6.58%) Spring
9 17 (5.33%) AngularJS
9 17 (5.33%) React
10 15 (4.70%) Jest
11 13 (4.08%) XML
12 12 (3.76%) .NET Core
13 11 (3.45%) SOAP
13 11 (3.45%) Yocto
14 10 (3.13%) HTML5
14 10 (3.13%) JSON
14 10 (3.13%) Redux
15 9 (2.82%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.45%) Cloud Native
3 8 (2.51%) PKI
3 8 (2.51%) User Experience
4 7 (2.19%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (1.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.94%) Derivative
7 3 (0.94%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.94%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (0.94%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.63%) Animation
8 2 (0.63%) BBC
8 2 (0.63%) Clustering
8 2 (0.63%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.63%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 105 (32.92%) Linux
2 54 (16.93%) Windows
3 22 (6.90%) Unix
4 18 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (5.33%) Windows Server
6 14 (4.39%) CentOS
7 5 (1.57%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.94%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.94%) FreeRTOS
9 3 (0.94%) Solaris
10 2 (0.63%) Android
11 1 (0.31%) ThreadX
11 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (66.46%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (38.56%) Scrum
3 115 (36.05%) DevOps
4 85 (26.65%) Test Automation
5 54 (16.93%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (13.48%) TDD
7 38 (11.91%) Kanban
8 37 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
9 35 (10.97%) Software Engineering
10 34 (10.66%) Continuous Delivery
11 33 (10.34%) UML
12 28 (8.78%) Regression Testing
13 27 (8.46%) Configuration Management
14 24 (7.52%) ITIL
14 24 (7.52%) Software Delivery
15 23 (7.21%) Microservices
16 22 (6.90%) User Stories
17 20 (6.27%) Waterfall
18 19 (5.96%) Continuous Improvement
19 18 (5.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 96 (30.09%) Python
2 71 (22.26%) Java
3 57 (17.87%) C
4 51 (15.99%) C++
5 42 (13.17%) JavaScript
5 42 (13.17%) SQL
6 41 (12.85%) PowerShell
7 38 (11.91%) C#
8 32 (10.03%) Bash Shell
9 15 (4.70%) Groovy
9 15 (4.70%) Ruby
10 14 (4.39%) Java 8
11 13 (4.08%) TypeScript
12 10 (3.13%) Scala
13 8 (2.51%) Perl
14 6 (1.88%) ES6
14 6 (1.88%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.57%) Go
15 5 (1.57%) PHP
16 4 (1.25%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 84 (26.33%) Security Cleared
2 44 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 37 (11.60%) DV Cleared
4 17 (5.33%) Degree
5 7 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.19%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.88%) CCNA
7 5 (1.57%) ISEB
8 4 (1.25%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.94%) MCSA
9 3 (0.94%) MCSE
9 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.31%) APMP
11 1 (0.31%) CCIE
11 1 (0.31%) CCNP
11 1 (0.31%) CEH
11 1 (0.31%) CISSP
11 1 (0.31%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.33%) QA
2 5 (1.57%) GDPR
3 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.63%) JTAG
3 2 (0.63%) PMO
System Software
1 71 (22.26%) Docker
2 20 (6.27%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.19%) vSphere
5 5 (1.57%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.63%) vCloud
8 1 (0.31%) Firmware
8 1 (0.31%) Gluster
8 1 (0.31%) HDFS
8 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 55 (17.24%) Ansible
2 51 (15.99%) Kubernetes
3 31 (9.72%) Puppet
4 26 (8.15%) Terraform
5 14 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (2.82%) vCenter Server
7 7 (2.19%) Packer
8 4 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (1.25%) HP ALM
8 4 (1.25%) Kibana
8 4 (1.25%) Sysdig
9 3 (0.94%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.94%) PowerBroker
9 3 (0.94%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.63%) Consul
10 2 (0.63%) Grafana
10 2 (0.63%) MIIS
10 2 (0.63%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.63%) vRealize
10 2 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (10.03%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.40%) Oracle
3 29 (9.09%) Google
4 16 (5.02%) VMware
5 11 (3.45%) ServiceNow
6 7 (2.19%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.19%) Splunk
7 5 (1.57%) Altera
7 5 (1.57%) Cisco
7 5 (1.57%) Dell
7 5 (1.57%) HP
7 5 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.57%) Xilinx
8 3 (0.94%) CyberArk
8 3 (0.94%) Ping Identity
8 3 (0.94%) Progress
9 2 (0.63%) EMC
9 2 (0.63%) IBM
9 2 (0.63%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.63%) WSO2