Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 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.

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UK > England
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 287 405 368
Rank change year-on-year +118 -37 +35
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 254 414 676
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.55% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 1.88% 1.29% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 272 392
Median daily rate £500 £498 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% -0.50% -
10th Percentile £400 £382 £360
90th Percentile £638 £642 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 40
Median hourly rate £52.50 £49.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +5.32% +8.05%
10th Percentile £38.80 £44.51 £38.80
90th Percentile £73.75 £69.00 £50.50
UK median hourly rate £48.75 £44.51 £47.00
% change year-on-year +9.53% -5.30% +8.05%

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 13,484 32,167 39,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.45% 42.93% 41.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,170 20,278 24,944
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - -
10th Percentile £250 £231 £255
90th Percentile £656 £644 £635
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 564 1,277 1,497
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% +8.57% +0.40%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £10.79
90th Percentile £57.17 £53.00 £47.37
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +84.21% +8.57% +0.40%

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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 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 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 +112 132 £509 +0.44% 22
South East +118 35 £510 +13.08% 7
South West +41 35 £475 +8.57% 12
Midlands +102 33 £427 -5.11% 13
West Midlands +82 28 £427 -10.11% 8
North of England +95 7 £350 -12.50% 11
East of England +70 7 £400 -33.33% 9
North West +64 6 £350 -12.50% 8
East Midlands +48 5 £315 -3.08% 5
Yorkshire +54 1 - - 2
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UK

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 207 (81.50%) JIRA
2 159 (62.60%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (61.81%) Confluence
4 109 (42.91%) Linux
5 104 (40.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 96 (37.80%) DevOps
7 90 (35.43%) Docker
8 89 (35.04%) Git (software)
9 84 (33.07%) Ansible
10 83 (32.68%) Security Cleared
11 82 (32.28%) Jenkins
12 78 (30.71%) Python
13 77 (30.31%) SC Cleared
14 67 (26.38%) Windows
15 66 (25.98%) Java
15 66 (25.98%) Kubernetes
16 60 (23.62%) Bitbucket
16 60 (23.62%) Continuous Integration
17 59 (23.23%) Continuous Delivery
17 59 (23.23%) Scrum
18 58 (22.83%) Finance
19 56 (22.05%) PowerShell
20 51 (20.08%) Puppet
20 51 (20.08%) Opscode Chef
21 49 (19.29%) AWS
21 49 (19.29%) Terraform
22 48 (18.90%) Azure
22 48 (18.90%) Configuration Management
23 47 (18.50%) Microservices
24 46 (18.11%) C#

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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
1 157 (61.81%) Confluence
2 24 (9.45%) JBoss
2 24 (9.45%) Red Hat Fuse
3 20 (7.87%) SharePoint
4 18 (7.09%) Mule
5 11 (4.33%) WebSphere
6 10 (3.94%) Apache ServiceMix
6 10 (3.94%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (3.54%) Apache
7 9 (3.54%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.36%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.18%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.18%) nginx
9 3 (1.18%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.39%) SAS
10 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (3.54%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.39%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 49 (19.29%) AWS
2 48 (18.90%) Azure
3 45 (17.72%) GitHub
4 20 (7.87%) OpenShift
5 15 (5.91%) Serverless
6 11 (4.33%) Amazon Cognito
6 11 (4.33%) PaaS
7 10 (3.94%) Apigee
7 10 (3.94%) Boomi
8 9 (3.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (3.15%) npm
9 8 (3.15%) Office 365
10 7 (2.76%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (2.76%) Azure Functions
10 7 (2.76%) IaaS
11 5 (1.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (1.57%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (1.18%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.35%) Firewall
2 28 (11.02%) VLAN
3 25 (9.84%) Reverse Proxy
4 14 (5.51%) HTTP
4 14 (5.51%) SNMP
5 8 (3.15%) DNS
6 5 (1.97%) DHCP
6 5 (1.97%) Skype
7 4 (1.57%) Internet
7 4 (1.57%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.57%) VSAN
8 3 (1.18%) SMTP
8 3 (1.18%) VXLAN
9 2 (0.79%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.79%) FTP
9 2 (0.79%) IMAP
9 2 (0.79%) SAN
9 2 (0.79%) VPN
9 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.79%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.69%) MySQL
3 16 (6.30%) MongoDB
4 15 (5.91%) NoSQL
4 15 (5.91%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.51%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.76%) Data Lake
8 5 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.97%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.97%) Big Data
8 5 (1.97%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.97%) Parquet
8 5 (1.97%) Presto
9 4 (1.57%) Redis
10 3 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.79%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.79%) Power BI
11 2 (0.79%) Spark SQL
11 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 207 (81.50%) JIRA
2 104 (40.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 89 (35.04%) Git (software)
4 82 (32.28%) Jenkins
5 60 (23.62%) Bitbucket
6 37 (14.57%) GitLab
7 29 (11.42%) FishEye
8 28 (11.02%) JUnit
8 28 (11.02%) Maven
9 18 (7.09%) Subversion
10 15 (5.91%) Cucumber
11 14 (5.51%) Hudson
11 14 (5.51%) jMock
11 14 (5.51%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (5.12%) SonarQube
13 11 (4.33%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (3.94%) GoCD
14 10 (3.94%) Vagrant
15 7 (2.76%) Artifactory
15 7 (2.76%) ScriptRunner
General
1 58 (22.83%) Finance
2 43 (16.93%) Public Sector
3 30 (11.81%) Banking
4 22 (8.66%) Investment Banking
5 13 (5.12%) Front Office
6 7 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.36%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.97%) Electronics
8 5 (1.97%) Marketing
8 5 (1.97%) Retail
9 3 (1.18%) Military
10 2 (0.79%) Legal
11 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.39%) Avionics
11 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.39%) Police
11 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (18.11%) Developer
2 43 (16.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (12.60%) Java Developer
4 27 (10.63%) Consultant
5 24 (9.45%) Administrator
6 20 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
7 19 (7.48%) JIRA Administrator
8 15 (5.91%) Architect
8 15 (5.91%) JIRA Consultant
8 15 (5.91%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.51%) Analyst
10 13 (5.12%) JIRA Engineer
11 12 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (4.72%) User Researcher
12 10 (3.94%) DevOps Administrator
12 10 (3.94%) Java Middleware Developer
12 10 (3.94%) Middleware Developer
12 10 (3.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 10 (3.94%) Senior Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.75%) XML
2 38 (14.96%) REST
3 35 (13.78%) Web Services
4 33 (12.99%) RESTful
5 32 (12.60%) .NET
6 29 (11.42%) Spring
7 25 (9.84%) ASP.NET
8 24 (9.45%) Middleware
9 22 (8.66%) Apache Camel
10 20 (7.87%) Swagger
11 19 (7.48%) SOAP
12 17 (6.69%) Elastic Stack
12 17 (6.69%) JSON
13 16 (6.30%) XSLT
14 15 (5.91%) Hibernate
14 15 (5.91%) JMS
14 15 (5.91%) Spring Boot
15 14 (5.51%) gRPC
15 14 (5.51%) Java EE
15 14 (5.51%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.51%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.51%) Fixed Income
2 14 (5.51%) Public Cloud
3 8 (3.15%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.15%) PKI
3 8 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (1.97%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (1.97%) Data Structures
4 5 (1.97%) Derivative
4 5 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.57%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.18%) Clustering
6 3 (1.18%) NHS
6 3 (1.18%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.18%) User Experience
7 2 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.79%) PMI
7 2 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 109 (42.91%) Linux
2 67 (26.38%) Windows
3 36 (14.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (12.20%) Windows Server
5 28 (11.02%) Windows 10
6 27 (10.63%) CentOS
6 27 (10.63%) Windows Server 2016
7 24 (9.45%) Unix
8 5 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.39%) Robot Operating System
9 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (62.60%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (37.80%) DevOps
3 60 (23.62%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (23.23%) Continuous Delivery
4 59 (23.23%) Scrum
5 48 (18.90%) Configuration Management
6 47 (18.50%) Microservices
7 40 (15.75%) Infrastructure as Code
8 33 (12.99%) TDD
9 32 (12.60%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (11.81%) Continuous Deployment
10 30 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (10.24%) UML
12 25 (9.84%) Decision-Making
12 25 (9.84%) Test Automation
13 23 (9.06%) Kanban
13 23 (9.06%) Requirements Gathering
14 22 (8.66%) Business Case
15 21 (8.27%) SDLC
15 21 (8.27%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 78 (30.71%) Python
2 66 (25.98%) Java
3 56 (22.05%) PowerShell
4 46 (18.11%) C#
5 41 (16.14%) SQL
6 39 (15.35%) Bash Shell
7 22 (8.66%) Perl
8 17 (6.69%) Ruby
9 15 (5.91%) C++
9 15 (5.91%) Go
10 14 (5.51%) JavaScript
11 13 (5.12%) C
12 10 (3.94%) Scala
13 5 (1.97%) Groovy
13 5 (1.97%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.79%) Jython
14 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.79%) XPath
15 1 (0.39%) Haskell
15 1 (0.39%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 83 (32.68%) Security Cleared
2 77 (30.31%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.12%) Degree
3 13 (5.12%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.97%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.57%) MCSA
6 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.18%) APMP
7 3 (1.18%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.18%) MCSE
8 2 (0.79%) CCIE
8 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.79%) VCDX
9 1 (0.39%) CCDA
9 1 (0.39%) CCNA
9 1 (0.39%) CCNP
9 1 (0.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.97%) QA
2 3 (1.18%) NCSC
2 3 (1.18%) NIST
3 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.79%) Def Stans
3 2 (0.79%) PMO
4 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.39%) JTAG
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 90 (35.43%) Docker
2 34 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (11.42%) vSphere
4 9 (3.54%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.54%) GlusterFS
5 6 (2.36%) VMware NSX
6 5 (1.97%) HDFS
7 4 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.79%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.39%) KVM
9 1 (0.39%) NFS
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 84 (33.07%) Ansible
2 66 (25.98%) Kubernetes
3 51 (20.08%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (20.08%) Puppet
4 49 (19.29%) Terraform
5 28 (11.02%) Grafana
5 28 (11.02%) Prometheus
6 25 (9.84%) Packer
7 14 (5.51%) ZABBIX
8 10 (3.94%) Rundeck
9 7 (2.76%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (2.36%) vCenter Server
11 5 (1.97%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (1.57%) Salt
13 3 (1.18%) PowerCLI
14 1 (0.39%) Consul
14 1 (0.39%) Kibana
14 1 (0.39%) logstash
14 1 (0.39%) Pingdom
14 1 (0.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (13.78%) VMware
2 25 (9.84%) Splunk
3 24 (9.45%) Dell
4 17 (6.69%) Red Hat
5 14 (5.51%) EMC
5 14 (5.51%) Microsoft
5 14 (5.51%) Murex
5 14 (5.51%) Oracle
5 14 (5.51%) Sybase
6 12 (4.72%) MuleSoft
7 10 (3.94%) Axway
7 10 (3.94%) Fiorano
7 10 (3.94%) Jitterbit
7 10 (3.94%) SaltStack
7 10 (3.94%) Talend
7 10 (3.94%) TIBCO
7 10 (3.94%) webMethods
8 6 (2.36%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.36%) Dynatrace
8 6 (2.36%) Google