Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 326 400 391
Rank change year-on-year +74 -9 +82
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 667 528 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.77% 0.57% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% 1.38% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 359 293
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £311
90th Percentile £675 £690 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 3
England median hourly rate £47.50 £53.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.63% +79.17% -40.00%
10th Percentile £38.80 £50.63 £19.00
90th Percentile £50.50 £57.88 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £46.00 £53.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -14.42% +79.17% -40.00%

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 36,897 38,373 37,486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.45% 41.45% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,221 24,050 23,278
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £255
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,249 1,324 1,303
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.77 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.47
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.15
% change year-on-year +6.86% +2.04% -9.74%

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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 25 April 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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +65 326 £550 - 4
South East +60 131 £458 -0.54% 3
Midlands +48 80 £450 -10.00% 1
West Midlands +49 70 £450 -1.42% 1
South West -13 70 £486 -0.26% 6
North of England -12 48 £401 -9.75% 2
North West -25 24 £400 -15.74%
Yorkshire +10 15 £550 +40.13% 2
East of England -20 11 £563 +18.42% 2
East Midlands +16 10 £450 +11.11%
North East +10 9 £338 -3.57%
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UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 517 (77.51%) JIRA
2 460 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 436 (65.37%) Confluence
4 235 (35.23%) DevOps
5 232 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
6 215 (32.23%) Linux
7 205 (30.73%) Jenkins
8 192 (28.79%) Git (software)
9 190 (28.49%) Docker
10 179 (26.84%) Scrum
11 172 (25.79%) Java
12 156 (23.39%) Ansible
13 140 (20.99%) Test Automation
14 138 (20.69%) Python
15 127 (19.04%) Bitbucket
16 125 (18.74%) TDD
17 124 (18.59%) Continuous Integration
18 123 (18.44%) Kubernetes
19 114 (17.09%) SQL
20 112 (16.79%) Continuous Delivery
21 109 (16.34%) Puppet
21 109 (16.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
21 109 (16.34%) Security Cleared
22 107 (16.04%) Microsoft Azure
23 102 (15.29%) JavaScript
24 100 (14.99%) Windows
25 97 (14.54%) Problem-Solving
26 94 (14.09%) Terraform
27 91 (13.64%) SC Cleared
28 89 (13.34%) Selenium

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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
1 436 (65.37%) Confluence
2 30 (4.50%) Apache
3 28 (4.20%) Documentum
4 18 (2.70%) Apache Spark
5 15 (2.25%) CMS
5 15 (2.25%) nginx
6 14 (2.10%) JBoss
7 13 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.80%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.50%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.35%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.20%) GeoServer
12 7 (1.05%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.90%) Apache Airflow
13 6 (0.90%) IIS
13 6 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.90%) SAS
14 5 (0.75%) Drupal
15 4 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.15%) HipChat
5 1 (0.15%) InDesign
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.80%) assyst
2 4 (0.60%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 232 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (16.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (11.39%) GitHub
4 48 (7.20%) Amazon EC2
5 43 (6.45%) Amazon S3
6 34 (5.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 34 (5.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 33 (4.95%) Serverless
8 29 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
9 24 (3.60%) OpenShift
10 23 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 23 (3.45%) CloudFront
10 23 (3.45%) Route 53
11 20 (3.00%) Amazon SQS
12 16 (2.40%) PaaS
12 16 (2.40%) Yarn
13 13 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (1.95%) IaaS
14 10 (1.50%) BrowserStack
15 9 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.65%) Firewall
2 15 (2.25%) DNS
3 12 (1.80%) HTTP
4 10 (1.50%) VPN
5 8 (1.20%) Skype
6 7 (1.05%) DHCP
7 5 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (0.75%) VSAN
8 4 (0.60%) AMQP
8 4 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.60%) FTP
8 4 (0.60%) IMAP
8 4 (0.60%) SAN
8 4 (0.60%) SMTP
8 4 (0.60%) SNMP
8 4 (0.60%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.45%) BGP
9 3 (0.45%) OSPF
9 3 (0.45%) SSL
9 3 (0.45%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.80%) PostgreSQL
3 45 (6.75%) Relational Database
4 38 (5.70%) Amazon RDS
5 23 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (3.15%) MongoDB
6 21 (3.15%) NoSQL
7 20 (3.00%) Hadoop
7 20 (3.00%) MySQL
8 18 (2.70%) RDBMS
9 15 (2.25%) Big Data
10 14 (2.10%) Redis
11 8 (1.20%) Impala
12 7 (1.05%) Apache Kudu
13 6 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (0.75%) Amazon Athena
14 5 (0.75%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.75%) Cosmos DB
14 5 (0.75%) Data Lake
14 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 517 (77.51%) JIRA
2 205 (30.73%) Jenkins
3 192 (28.79%) Git (software)
4 127 (19.04%) Bitbucket
5 109 (16.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 89 (13.34%) Selenium
7 83 (12.44%) Maven
8 76 (11.39%) Cucumber
9 46 (6.90%) GitLab
10 41 (6.15%) Subversion
11 37 (5.55%) Sonatype Nexus
12 30 (4.50%) JUnit
12 30 (4.50%) ScriptRunner
13 28 (4.20%) webpack
14 27 (4.05%) SoapUI
15 23 (3.45%) GoCD
16 22 (3.30%) FishEye
17 21 (3.15%) Octopus Deploy
18 18 (2.70%) SonarQube
19 17 (2.55%) Protractor
General
1 75 (11.24%) Finance
2 33 (4.95%) Banking
3 19 (2.85%) Retail
4 14 (2.10%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.95%) Games
6 11 (1.65%) Front Office
7 10 (1.50%) Marketing
8 8 (1.20%) Law
9 3 (0.45%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.45%) Billing
9 3 (0.45%) Legal
10 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.30%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Military
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 147 (22.04%) Developer
2 109 (16.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 44 (6.60%) Tester
4 40 (6.00%) Java Developer
5 38 (5.70%) AWS Engineer
6 35 (5.25%) Project Manager
7 33 (4.95%) Administrator
8 31 (4.65%) AWS DevOps
9 29 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 28 (4.20%) Automation Tester
11 26 (3.90%) JIRA Administrator
11 26 (3.90%) Senior Developer
12 24 (3.60%) Analyst
13 23 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
14 22 (3.30%) Consultant
15 21 (3.15%) Security Engineer
16 19 (2.85%) Angular Developer
17 17 (2.55%) Cloud Engineer
17 17 (2.55%) JIRA Expert
17 17 (2.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (12.74%) REST
2 80 (11.99%) Web Services
3 59 (8.85%) .NET
3 59 (8.85%) HTML
4 54 (8.10%) CSS
5 53 (7.95%) XML
6 46 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 46 (6.90%) Node.js
7 45 (6.75%) RESTful
8 35 (5.25%) HTML5
8 35 (5.25%) Spring
9 30 (4.50%) JSON
9 30 (4.50%) SOAP
10 28 (4.20%) Kafka
10 28 (4.20%) Sass
11 24 (3.60%) RabbitMQ
12 23 (3.45%) Hibernate
13 22 (3.30%) Redux
14 21 (3.15%) OAuth
15 20 (3.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (6.75%) Fintech
3 32 (4.80%) Data Centre
4 29 (4.35%) User Experience
5 21 (3.15%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.15%) Mobile App
6 20 (3.00%) Linux Command Line
7 17 (2.55%) Cloud Native
8 16 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (2.10%) Analytical Mindset
9 14 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.65%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.65%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.20%) PKI
13 6 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.60%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.60%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 215 (32.23%) Linux
2 100 (14.99%) Windows
3 62 (9.30%) Unix
4 51 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (6.00%) Windows Server
6 26 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (3.00%) CentOS
8 15 (2.25%) Windows 10
9 14 (2.10%) Mac OS
10 13 (1.95%) Ubuntu
11 11 (1.65%) Fedora
12 8 (1.20%) Android
12 8 (1.20%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.75%) CoreOS
14 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
17 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (35.23%) DevOps
3 179 (26.84%) Scrum
4 140 (20.99%) Test Automation
5 125 (18.74%) TDD
6 124 (18.59%) Continuous Integration
7 112 (16.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 97 (14.54%) Problem-Solving
9 88 (13.19%) Configuration Management
10 80 (11.99%) Software Engineering
11 79 (11.84%) Kanban
12 69 (10.34%) BDD
13 58 (8.70%) Microservices
13 58 (8.70%) User Stories
14 51 (7.65%) Project Management
15 48 (7.20%) OO
16 44 (6.60%) SDLC
17 39 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
17 39 (5.85%) Migration
18 35 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 172 (25.79%) Java
2 138 (20.69%) Python
3 114 (17.09%) SQL
4 102 (15.29%) JavaScript
5 81 (12.14%) Bash Shell
6 63 (9.45%) Ruby
7 57 (8.55%) C#
8 56 (8.40%) Perl
9 46 (6.90%) PowerShell
10 34 (5.10%) Groovy
11 29 (4.35%) Java 8
12 17 (2.55%) Scala
13 16 (2.40%) ES6
13 16 (2.40%) Go
14 15 (2.25%) TypeScript
15 14 (2.10%) PHP
15 14 (2.10%) VBA
16 13 (1.95%) VB
17 12 (1.80%) Shell Script
17 12 (1.80%) VB6
Qualifications
1 109 (16.34%) Security Cleared
2 91 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 38 (5.70%) Degree
4 21 (3.15%) DV Cleared
5 17 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.10%) MCSA
7 14 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.95%) CCNA
8 13 (1.95%) MCSE
9 12 (1.80%) AWS Certification
10 11 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (1.65%) OCA
10 11 (1.65%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (1.35%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.90%) ISEB
12 6 (0.90%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.45%) CCNP
13 3 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.30%) QA
2 4 (0.60%) PMO
3 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.15%) PSD2
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 190 (28.49%) Docker
2 50 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.65%) HDFS
5 10 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.50%) vSphere
6 8 (1.20%) Squid
6 8 (1.20%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.60%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.45%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.15%) Firmware
9 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 156 (23.39%) Ansible
2 123 (18.44%) Kubernetes
3 109 (16.34%) Puppet
4 94 (14.09%) Terraform
5 63 (9.45%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (3.75%) vCenter Server
7 18 (2.70%) Rundeck
8 15 (2.25%) Docker Swarm
9 13 (1.95%) Packer
10 12 (1.80%) PowerCLI
11 10 (1.50%) Opsview
11 10 (1.50%) Salt
12 9 (1.35%) HAProxy
13 8 (1.20%) SCCM
14 7 (1.05%) Nagios
14 7 (1.05%) Prometheus
14 7 (1.05%) ZABBIX
15 6 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
16 5 (0.75%) Graphite
16 5 (0.75%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 77 (11.54%) Oracle
2 72 (10.79%) Microsoft
3 67 (10.04%) VMware
4 40 (6.00%) Red Hat
5 27 (4.05%) Cisco
5 27 (4.05%) Pega
6 19 (2.85%) SaltStack
7 18 (2.70%) Sybase
8 16 (2.40%) ServiceNow
8 16 (2.40%) Splunk
9 11 (1.65%) IBM
9 11 (1.65%) PagerDuty
10 10 (1.50%) Adobe
11 9 (1.35%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 9 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.20%) AppDynamics
12 8 (1.20%) Google
13 7 (1.05%) Ping Identity
14 6 (0.90%) Juniper
15 5 (0.75%) McAfee