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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 2 July 2022 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.

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UK > England
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 388 373 366
Rank change year-on-year -15 -7 -16
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 445 307 212
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.58% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.53% 1.42% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 205 162
10th Percentile £402 £365 £400
25th Percentile £473 £419 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £556 £495 £500
Median % change year-on-year +12.37% -1.00% -
75th Percentile £663 £575 £538
90th Percentile £750 £673 £602
UK median daily rate £550 £495 £490
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.02% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
10th Percentile £41.44 £43.10 -
25th Percentile £45.59 £44.00 £42.13
Median hourly rate £55.00 £46.00 £44.76
Median % change year-on-year +19.57% +2.78% -5.78%
75th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £47.38
90th Percentile - £55.50 -
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £46.00 £44.76
% change year-on-year +19.57% +2.78% -0.54%

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 29,053 21,595 15,623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.32% 40.96% 42.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,036 14,107 10,119
10th Percentile £298 £281 £250
25th Percentile £419 £395 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
75th Percentile £640 £588 £575
90th Percentile £744 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £496 £463
% change year-on-year +5.85% +7.24% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 752 679 531
10th Percentile £12.30 £11.15 £11.63
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.25 £14.03
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +10.26% +2.63% +2.70%
75th Percentile £47.50 £40.00 £33.56
90th Percentile £67.49 £55.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £21.80 £20.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +8.99% +1.27% +6.76%

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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 2 July 2022.

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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Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Atlassian in England over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London +12 226 £600 +14.29% 26
South East -14 49 £550 +22.22% 14
South West -15 48 £525 +16.67% 17
Midlands -50 29 £538 +8.59% 8
West Midlands -55 23 £550 +11.11% 7
North of England -38 21 £438 -2.78% 17
East of England -15 16 £488 +5.41% 5
North West -29 14 £400 -11.11% 9
Yorkshire -30 6 £450 -33.33% 8
East Midlands - 6 £465 - 1
North East - 1 £500 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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.

1 360 (80.90%) JIRA
2 297 (66.74%) Confluence
3 246 (55.28%) Agile
4 152 (34.16%) Scrum
5 148 (33.26%) DevOps
6 132 (29.66%) Linux
7 115 (25.84%) Security Cleared
8 107 (24.04%) Bitbucket
9 103 (23.15%) AWS
9 103 (23.15%) Python
10 99 (22.25%) Git (software)
10 99 (22.25%) Social Skills
10 99 (22.25%) CI/CD
11 93 (20.90%) SC Cleared
12 88 (19.78%) Java
12 88 (19.78%) Finance
13 86 (19.33%) Docker
14 82 (18.43%) Azure
15 80 (17.98%) Jenkins
16 64 (14.38%) Microsoft
17 63 (14.16%) Test Automation
18 62 (13.93%) SQL
19 61 (13.71%) GitLab
20 60 (13.48%) Kubernetes
21 59 (13.26%) Windows
22 58 (13.03%) Problem-Solving
23 55 (12.36%) User Stories
23 55 (12.36%) Configuration Management
24 51 (11.46%) Software Engineering
24 51 (11.46%) Ansible

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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
1 297 (66.74%) Confluence
2 23 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.35%) IIS
4 4 (0.90%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.67%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.45%) Apache
6 2 (0.45%) CMS
6 2 (0.45%) Drupal
6 2 (0.45%) JBoss
6 2 (0.45%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.22%) Mule
7 1 (0.22%) nginx
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Fuse
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (5.39%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Maximo
1 6 (1.35%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.22%) Magento
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 103 (23.15%) AWS
2 82 (18.43%) Azure
3 25 (5.62%) GitHub
4 21 (4.72%) Azure DevOps
5 18 (4.04%) Serverless
5 18 (4.04%) Slack
6 16 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (3.60%) GCP
7 15 (3.37%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (3.15%) Amazon S3
9 10 (2.25%) Microsoft 365
10 9 (2.02%) IaaS
10 9 (2.02%) OpenShift
11 8 (1.80%) Amazon EKS
11 8 (1.80%) Power Platform
11 8 (1.80%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 7 (1.57%) Datadog
13 6 (1.35%) Azure Service Bus
14 5 (1.12%) Azure AKS
14 5 (1.12%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.49%) DNS
2 17 (3.82%) DHCP
3 12 (2.70%) IPv6
4 11 (2.47%) ATM
4 11 (2.47%) Wireless
5 10 (2.25%) Bluetooth
5 10 (2.25%) Firewall
5 10 (2.25%) HTTP
5 10 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (2.25%) ZigBee
6 9 (2.02%) VXLAN
7 8 (1.80%) Ethernet
7 8 (1.80%) IPv4
7 8 (1.80%) MQTT
7 8 (1.80%) VLAN
7 8 (1.80%) VPN
8 6 (1.35%) NGN
8 6 (1.35%) Skype
8 6 (1.35%) SSH
8 6 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (4.27%) MySQL
4 11 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (2.47%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.25%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.57%) MariaDB
7 7 (1.57%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.35%) PowerCenter
9 5 (1.12%) Big Data
9 5 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (0.90%) DB2
10 4 (0.90%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.90%) Power BI
11 3 (0.67%) MS Access
11 3 (0.67%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 360 (80.90%) JIRA
2 107 (24.04%) Bitbucket
3 99 (22.25%) Git (software)
4 80 (17.98%) Jenkins
5 61 (13.71%) GitLab
6 40 (8.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 21 (4.72%) Subversion
8 19 (4.27%) SonarQube
9 18 (4.04%) Sonatype Nexus
10 17 (3.82%) Artifactory
11 14 (3.15%) TestRail
12 12 (2.70%) Cucumber
13 11 (2.47%) Selenium
14 10 (2.25%) Crucible
14 10 (2.25%) FishEye
14 10 (2.25%) Zephyr
15 9 (2.02%) Postman
16 8 (1.80%) Arsenale Dataplane
16 8 (1.80%) Storybook
16 8 (1.80%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 99 (22.25%) Social Skills
2 88 (19.78%) Finance
3 41 (9.21%) Public Sector
4 40 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (8.76%) Banking
6 18 (4.04%) Influencing Skills
7 12 (2.70%) Marketing
8 11 (2.47%) Investment Banking
9 10 (2.25%) Presentation Skills
9 10 (2.25%) Telecoms
10 9 (2.02%) Retail
11 8 (1.80%) Automotive
11 8 (1.80%) Digital Economy
11 8 (1.80%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.12%) Documentation Skills
12 5 (1.12%) Organisational Skills
12 5 (1.12%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.67%) Electronics
14 3 (0.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 87 (19.55%) Developer
2 48 (10.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (7.64%) Analyst
4 32 (7.19%) Administrator
5 27 (6.07%) Business Analyst
6 25 (5.62%) JIRA Administrator
6 25 (5.62%) Scrum Master
7 21 (4.72%) Architect
7 21 (4.72%) Software Engineer
7 21 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (4.04%) Project Manager
9 16 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (3.60%) Java Developer
10 15 (3.37%) JIRA Developer
11 14 (3.15%) C Developer
11 14 (3.15%) C++ Developer
12 13 (2.92%) Consultant
12 13 (2.92%) JIRA Engineer
12 13 (2.92%) Senior Developer
13 12 (2.70%) C/C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.21%) REST
2 37 (8.31%) .NET
3 35 (7.87%) Elastic Stack
4 29 (6.52%) React
5 24 (5.39%) Kafka
6 22 (4.94%) CSS
7 21 (4.72%) RESTful
8 19 (4.27%) Apache Camel
8 19 (4.27%) HTML
9 17 (3.82%) ASP.NET
10 16 (3.60%) Web Services
11 15 (3.37%) SOAP
11 15 (3.37%) XML
12 13 (2.92%) JSON
13 12 (2.70%) Spring
14 11 (2.47%) Node.js
14 11 (2.47%) OAuth
14 11 (2.47%) OpenID
15 10 (2.25%) Velocity
16 8 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.42%) Public Cloud
2 21 (4.72%) PKI
3 15 (3.37%) Cloud Native
3 15 (3.37%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (2.70%) User Experience
5 10 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.02%) Derivative
7 8 (1.80%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.80%) Device Driver
7 8 (1.80%) IoT
7 8 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.57%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (0.90%) Cybercrime
10 4 (0.90%) Legacy Applications
10 4 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 132 (29.66%) Linux
2 59 (13.26%) Windows
3 23 (5.17%) Unix
4 16 (3.60%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.37%) CentOS
6 13 (2.92%) Windows 10
7 11 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.90%) Android
11 4 (0.90%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (55.28%) Agile
2 152 (34.16%) Scrum
3 148 (33.26%) DevOps
4 99 (22.25%) CI/CD
5 63 (14.16%) Test Automation
6 58 (13.03%) Problem-Solving
7 55 (12.36%) Configuration Management
7 55 (12.36%) User Stories
8 51 (11.46%) Infrastructure as Code
8 51 (11.46%) Software Engineering
9 50 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (10.11%) Kanban
10 45 (10.11%) Project Management
11 42 (9.44%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 41 (9.21%) Continuous Delivery
13 40 (8.99%) Service Management
14 37 (8.31%) Migration
15 35 (7.87%) Microservices
16 31 (6.97%) ITIL
16 31 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (23.15%) Python
2 88 (19.78%) Java
3 62 (13.93%) SQL
4 50 (11.24%) JavaScript
5 49 (11.01%) PowerShell
6 40 (8.99%) C#
6 40 (8.99%) C++
7 35 (7.87%) C
8 33 (7.42%) Bash
9 24 (5.39%) Groovy
10 18 (4.04%) Perl
11 14 (3.15%) Go
12 13 (2.92%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.80%) Apex Code
13 8 (1.80%) Rust
14 6 (1.35%) PHP
14 6 (1.35%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.12%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.12%) Ruby
15 5 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 115 (25.84%) Security Cleared
2 93 (20.90%) SC Cleared
3 26 (5.84%) Degree
4 17 (3.82%) DV Cleared
5 15 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.47%) CCNA
7 7 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.35%) ISEB
9 5 (1.12%) CCNP
9 5 (1.12%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.90%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.67%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.67%) MCSA
11 3 (0.67%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.67%) PMP
12 2 (0.45%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.17%) QA
2 15 (3.37%) Accessibility
3 6 (1.35%) PMO
4 4 (0.90%) WCAG
5 3 (0.67%) SLA
6 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.45%) GDPR
7 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.22%) EMIR
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.22%) MiFID
7 1 (0.22%) SOC 2
System Software
1 86 (19.33%) Docker
2 19 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.37%) vSphere
4 14 (3.15%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.80%) iptables
5 8 (1.80%) KVM
5 8 (1.80%) Xen
6 4 (0.90%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.45%) Firmware
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.22%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 60 (13.48%) Kubernetes
2 51 (11.46%) Ansible
3 36 (8.09%) Terraform
4 31 (6.97%) Puppet
5 15 (3.37%) Grafana
6 13 (2.92%) Rancher
7 12 (2.70%) Kibana
8 10 (2.25%) Opsgenie
9 9 (2.02%) logstash
9 9 (2.02%) Prometheus
10 7 (1.57%) Packer
11 6 (1.35%) Dollar Universe
11 6 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.90%) vCenter Server
14 3 (0.67%) HP ALM
15 2 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
15 2 (0.45%) PowerCLI
15 2 (0.45%) Sysdig
15 2 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.64%) Oracle
3 32 (7.19%) VMware
4 20 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (2.70%) SAP
6 11 (2.47%) Google
6 11 (2.47%) Splunk
7 10 (2.25%) AppDynamics
7 10 (2.25%) ServiceNow
8 9 (2.02%) IBM
9 8 (1.80%) Informatica
10 7 (1.57%) Cisco
11 6 (1.35%) Dell
11 6 (1.35%) Okta
11 6 (1.35%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.90%) Refinitiv
12 4 (0.90%) WSO2
13 3 (0.67%) Alteryx
13 3 (0.67%) RedGate
13 3 (0.67%) SolarWinds