Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 404 381 478
Rank change year-on-year -23 +97 +209
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 528 512 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.60% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 1.35% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 297 277
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £343 £320 £350
90th Percentile £700 £675 £589
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
England median hourly rate £53.75 £30.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.17% -40.00% -
10th Percentile £50.63 £19.00 £42.69
90th Percentile £57.88 £47.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £53.75 £30.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +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 38,696 37,850 42,452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.78% 44.42% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,340 23,476 25,972
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,325 1,317 1,553
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +9.11%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.13 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.16% -8.95% +11.76%

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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 23 April 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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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 23 April 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 -91 267 £550 +10.00% 46
South East +12 67 £460 +6.67% 33
North of England -9 65 £463 +21.71% 17
South West +32 49 £488 -2.50% 23
North West +24 49 £475 +25.00% 11
East of England +18 48 £475 +5.56% 5
Midlands +10 30 £500 +9.59% 10
West Midlands +9 15 £457 +7.41% 9
Yorkshire -11 15 £393 +96.25% 4
East Midlands +8 10 £405 -15.84% 1
North East -19 1 £350 -13.85% 2
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UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 456 (86.36%) JIRA
2 356 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
3 320 (60.61%) Confluence
4 256 (48.48%) DevOps
5 194 (36.74%) Docker
5 194 (36.74%) Java
6 187 (35.42%) Python
7 185 (35.04%) Linux
8 170 (32.20%) Amazon AWS
8 170 (32.20%) Jenkins
9 158 (29.92%) Git (software)
10 140 (26.52%) Test Automation
11 130 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
12 123 (23.30%) Scrum
13 120 (22.73%) Finance
14 116 (21.97%) Ansible
15 107 (20.27%) C#
16 104 (19.70%) Bash Shell
17 99 (18.75%) Kubernetes
17 99 (18.75%) Bitbucket
18 96 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
19 95 (17.99%) .NET
20 92 (17.42%) Unix
20 92 (17.42%) Web Services
21 87 (16.48%) SQL Server
22 84 (15.91%) Selenium
23 82 (15.53%) QA
24 81 (15.34%) Configuration Management
25 77 (14.58%) GitHub
25 77 (14.58%) Puppet

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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
1 320 (60.61%) Confluence
2 24 (4.55%) Apache
3 21 (3.98%) Tomcat
4 20 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.84%) Apache Spark
6 12 (2.27%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.70%) nginx
8 8 (1.52%) CMS
8 8 (1.52%) IIS
9 7 (1.33%) JBoss
10 6 (1.14%) Documentum
10 6 (1.14%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.95%) K2 blackpearl
11 5 (0.95%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.76%) Kentico
13 3 (0.57%) Drupal
14 2 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (4.73%) HipChat
2 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 170 (32.20%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (14.58%) GitHub
3 54 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 51 (9.66%) Amazon EC2
5 50 (9.47%) Amazon S3
6 46 (8.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 42 (7.95%) Route 53
8 41 (7.77%) Serverless
9 39 (7.39%) AWS Lambda
10 38 (7.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 38 (7.20%) CloudFront
11 15 (2.84%) OpenShift
12 12 (2.27%) BrowserStack
12 12 (2.27%) npm
13 11 (2.08%) PaaS
13 11 (2.08%) SaaS
14 8 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (1.14%) BlazeMeter
15 6 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (1.14%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.84%) HTTP
2 14 (2.65%) Firewall
3 12 (2.27%) SMS
4 10 (1.89%) SSL
5 9 (1.70%) DNS
5 9 (1.70%) VPN
6 8 (1.52%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (0.95%) FTP
8 5 (0.95%) IMAP
8 5 (0.95%) SMTP
9 3 (0.57%) Internet
10 2 (0.38%) DSL
10 2 (0.38%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (0.38%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.19%) Broadband
11 1 (0.19%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 46 (8.71%) Amazon RDS
3 42 (7.95%) MySQL
4 31 (5.87%) Big Data
5 30 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (3.79%) Hadoop
7 18 (3.41%) Relational Database
8 16 (3.03%) NoSQL
9 13 (2.46%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.89%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.89%) Redis
11 9 (1.70%) Geospatial Data
11 9 (1.70%) GIS
12 8 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.52%) DB2
13 6 (1.14%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.14%) HBase
13 6 (1.14%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 456 (86.36%) JIRA
2 170 (32.20%) Jenkins
3 158 (29.92%) Git (software)
4 99 (18.75%) Bitbucket
5 84 (15.91%) Selenium
6 73 (13.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 50 (9.47%) Maven
8 48 (9.09%) TeamCity
9 40 (7.58%) Cucumber
10 39 (7.39%) SoapUI
11 34 (6.44%) JUnit
12 30 (5.68%) Subversion
13 26 (4.92%) WebDriver
14 24 (4.55%) Ant
14 24 (4.55%) GitLab
14 24 (4.55%) SpecFlow
15 20 (3.79%) Sonatype Nexus
16 19 (3.60%) Octopus Deploy
16 19 (3.60%) Zephyr
17 16 (3.03%) FishEye
General
1 120 (22.73%) Finance
2 53 (10.04%) Banking
3 22 (4.17%) Marketing
4 19 (3.60%) Investment Banking
4 19 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.65%) Electronics
5 14 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.70%) Games
6 9 (1.70%) Retail
7 8 (1.52%) Front Office
8 6 (1.14%) Legal
9 4 (0.76%) Law
10 3 (0.57%) Automotive
10 3 (0.57%) Back Office
10 3 (0.57%) Persian Language
10 3 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (27.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 125 (23.67%) Developer
3 40 (7.58%) AWS DevOps
4 38 (7.20%) Analyst
4 38 (7.20%) Architect
5 37 (7.01%) AWS Engineer
6 36 (6.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 33 (6.25%) .NET Architect
8 30 (5.68%) Java Developer
9 25 (4.73%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 23 (4.36%) Technical Architect
11 22 (4.17%) Administrator
12 19 (3.60%) Test Engineer
13 18 (3.41%) .NET Technical Architect
14 17 (3.22%) Consultant
14 17 (3.22%) Tester
15 15 (2.84%) Developer in Test
15 15 (2.84%) Lead DevOps
15 15 (2.84%) Test Analyst
16 14 (2.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (17.99%) .NET
2 92 (17.42%) Web Services
3 68 (12.88%) Node.js
4 67 (12.69%) REST
5 49 (9.28%) AngularJS
6 47 (8.90%) HTML
7 46 (8.71%) ASP.NET
8 45 (8.52%) CSS
9 44 (8.33%) RESTful
10 42 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 39 (7.39%) .NET Framework
12 38 (7.20%) .NET Core
13 35 (6.63%) jQuery
13 35 (6.63%) XML
14 33 (6.25%) JSON
15 28 (5.30%) Spring
16 26 (4.92%) Gherkin
16 26 (4.92%) HTML5
17 20 (3.79%) Elastic Stack
17 20 (3.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.63%) iPad
3 31 (5.87%) Linux Command Line
4 23 (4.36%) Computer Science
5 22 (4.17%) Fintech
6 20 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (3.41%) Data Centre
8 17 (3.22%) User Experience
9 15 (2.84%) Cloud Native
10 12 (2.27%) Analytical Mindset
11 11 (2.08%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (1.70%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (1.33%) Derivative
14 7 (1.33%) PKI
14 7 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
14 7 (1.33%) Virtual Team
15 6 (1.14%) RIA
15 6 (1.14%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 185 (35.04%) Linux
2 92 (17.42%) Unix
3 57 (10.80%) Windows
4 36 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (4.92%) CentOS
5 26 (4.92%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.08%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.70%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.52%) Android
9 6 (1.14%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (48.48%) DevOps
3 140 (26.52%) Test Automation
4 130 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
5 123 (23.30%) Scrum
6 81 (15.34%) Configuration Management
7 76 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
8 67 (12.69%) Kanban
9 66 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 66 (12.50%) TDD
10 64 (12.12%) Microservices
11 62 (11.74%) BDD
12 54 (10.23%) Open Source
13 49 (9.28%) E-Commerce
14 39 (7.39%) Software Engineering
15 35 (6.63%) Unit Testing
16 33 (6.25%) Mentoring
17 32 (6.06%) Performance Testing
18 30 (5.68%) Integration Testing
19 29 (5.49%) OO
Programming Languages
1 194 (36.74%) Java
2 187 (35.42%) Python
3 107 (20.27%) C#
4 104 (19.70%) Bash Shell
5 56 (10.61%) JavaScript
6 54 (10.23%) Ruby
7 48 (9.09%) SQL
8 46 (8.71%) Groovy
9 35 (6.63%) Perl
10 34 (6.44%) PowerShell
11 23 (4.36%) Scala
12 22 (4.17%) C
13 20 (3.79%) PHP
14 16 (3.03%) Shell Script
15 11 (2.08%) Java 8
16 9 (1.70%) Apex Code
16 9 (1.70%) Go
16 9 (1.70%) SOQL
16 9 (1.70%) SOSL
17 7 (1.33%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 55 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 43 (8.14%) SC Cleared
3 42 (7.95%) Degree
4 19 (3.60%) AWS Certification
5 17 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (2.65%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (1.70%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.95%) ISEB
9 3 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (15.53%) QA
2 6 (1.14%) WCAG
3 5 (0.95%) PMO
4 4 (0.76%) GAAP
5 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.38%) GCP
5 2 (0.38%) GDPR
5 2 (0.38%) PSD2
System Software
1 194 (36.74%) Docker
2 28 (5.30%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.52%) HDFS
5 4 (0.76%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 116 (21.97%) Ansible
2 99 (18.75%) Kubernetes
3 96 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
4 77 (14.58%) Puppet
5 68 (12.88%) Terraform
6 17 (3.22%) Kibana
7 12 (2.27%) BladeLogic
8 11 (2.08%) HP ALM
8 11 (2.08%) logstash
9 10 (1.89%) Rancher
10 8 (1.52%) Consul
10 8 (1.52%) Nagios
11 7 (1.33%) Icinga
11 7 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (1.33%) Packer
11 7 (1.33%) PingFederate
12 6 (1.14%) Mesos
13 4 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.76%) Grafana
13 4 (0.76%) yum
Vendors
1 48 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.36%) Red Hat
3 22 (4.17%) HP
4 19 (3.60%) Oracle
4 19 (3.60%) ServiceNow
5 18 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (3.41%) SAP
5 18 (3.41%) VMware
6 12 (2.27%) AppDynamics
6 12 (2.27%) Splunk
7 11 (2.08%) Adobe
7 11 (2.08%) Google
8 9 (1.70%) IBM
8 9 (1.70%) New Relic
9 8 (1.52%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.33%) Apple
10 7 (1.33%) Cisco
10 7 (1.33%) McAfee
10 7 (1.33%) Symantec
11 6 (1.14%) Juniper