Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 398 419 439
Rank change year-on-year +21 +20 +194
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 581 483 502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.55% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% 1.25% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 303 318
England median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £347
90th Percentile £675 £661 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £484 £450
% change year-on-year +3.36% +7.50% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 2
England median hourly rate £47.00 £24.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.81% -39.38% -
UK median hourly rate £47.00 £24.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +93.81% -39.38% -

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 39,599 38,720 45,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.67% 43.82% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,797 23,854 28,123
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,462 1,305 1,490
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.70 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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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 21 July 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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Atlassian in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 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 -35 280 £550 +10.00% 40
South East +18 88 £445 -1.03% 23
South West +46 65 £488 +1.56% 13
North of England -17 64 £450 +9.09% 22
North West +17 47 £438 +15.51% 11
East of England +17 46 £475 -3.80% 8
Midlands -10 36 £450 -5.26% 3
West Midlands -27 31 £450 -5.26% 2
Yorkshire -8 14 £520 +76.87% 8
East Midlands +3 4 £475 - 1
North East -41 3 £400 -15.79% 3
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UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 487 (83.82%) JIRA
2 403 (69.36%) Agile Software Development
3 341 (58.69%) Confluence
4 236 (40.62%) DevOps
5 209 (35.97%) Java
6 198 (34.08%) Linux
7 181 (31.15%) Jenkins
8 176 (30.29%) Docker
9 168 (28.92%) Python
10 165 (28.40%) Amazon AWS
11 164 (28.23%) Git (software)
12 154 (26.51%) Scrum
13 152 (26.16%) Test Automation
14 149 (25.65%) Continuous Integration
15 120 (20.65%) Bitbucket
16 116 (19.97%) Ansible
17 110 (18.93%) Finance
17 110 (18.93%) Web Services
18 105 (18.07%) SQL Server
18 105 (18.07%) REST
19 101 (17.38%) Problem-Solving
20 99 (17.04%) Unix
21 96 (16.52%) C#
21 96 (16.52%) Selenium
22 91 (15.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
22 91 (15.66%) Bash Shell
23 88 (15.15%) Kubernetes
23 88 (15.15%) .NET
24 87 (14.97%) Configuration Management
25 86 (14.80%) Opscode Chef

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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
1 341 (58.69%) Confluence
2 22 (3.79%) Apache
3 18 (3.10%) Apache Spark
4 17 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (2.75%) JBoss
6 13 (2.24%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.89%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.55%) Documentum
8 9 (1.55%) nginx
9 7 (1.20%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.03%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.03%) Drupal
11 5 (0.86%) K2 blackpearl
12 4 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.69%) CMS
13 3 (0.52%) Kentico
14 2 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.34%) Captiva
14 2 (0.34%) Jetty
14 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (5.16%) HipChat
2 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.34%) InVision
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.03%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.52%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 165 (28.40%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (14.29%) GitHub
3 57 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (8.09%) Amazon S3
5 42 (7.23%) Amazon EC2
6 41 (7.06%) Serverless
7 40 (6.88%) AWS Lambda
7 40 (6.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 39 (6.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 37 (6.37%) CloudFront
9 37 (6.37%) Route 53
10 15 (2.58%) npm
11 14 (2.41%) BrowserStack
12 13 (2.24%) SaaS
13 12 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (1.03%) BlazeMeter
15 6 (1.03%) PaaS
16 5 (0.86%) OpenShift
17 4 (0.69%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.96%) Firewall
2 20 (3.44%) SMS
3 18 (3.10%) SSL
4 17 (2.93%) VPN
5 16 (2.75%) DNS
6 9 (1.55%) AMQP
7 8 (1.38%) HTTP
8 7 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (1.03%) Kerberos
9 6 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (1.03%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.86%) DHCP
10 5 (0.86%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.52%) DSL
11 3 (0.52%) LAN
11 3 (0.52%) MPLS
11 3 (0.52%) Network Security
11 3 (0.52%) VLAN
11 3 (0.52%) WAN
12 2 (0.34%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 53 (9.12%) MySQL
3 49 (8.43%) Relational Database
4 43 (7.40%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (6.88%) NoSQL
6 38 (6.54%) Amazon RDS
7 33 (5.68%) MongoDB
8 26 (4.48%) Big Data
9 19 (3.27%) Hadoop
9 19 (3.27%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.24%) Oracle Database
11 12 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.89%) Apache Hive
13 10 (1.72%) DB2
13 10 (1.72%) Geospatial Data
13 10 (1.72%) GIS
13 10 (1.72%) HBase
13 10 (1.72%) Redis
14 7 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
14 7 (1.20%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 487 (83.82%) JIRA
2 181 (31.15%) Jenkins
3 164 (28.23%) Git (software)
4 120 (20.65%) Bitbucket
5 96 (16.52%) Selenium
6 91 (15.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 70 (12.05%) Maven
8 48 (8.26%) Cucumber
9 43 (7.40%) Subversion
10 41 (7.06%) SoapUI
11 38 (6.54%) JUnit
12 37 (6.37%) FishEye
13 36 (6.20%) TeamCity
14 34 (5.85%) GitLab
15 29 (4.99%) WebDriver
16 25 (4.30%) Sonatype Nexus
17 21 (3.61%) Hudson
17 21 (3.61%) Zephyr
18 19 (3.27%) PyCharm
19 18 (3.10%) SpecFlow
General
1 110 (18.93%) Finance
2 58 (9.98%) Banking
3 26 (4.48%) Investment Banking
4 22 (3.79%) Marketing
5 17 (2.93%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.24%) Electronics
7 13 (2.24%) Games
8 12 (2.07%) Front Office
9 8 (1.38%) Legal
10 7 (1.20%) Retail
11 6 (1.03%) Back Office
12 4 (0.69%) Law
13 3 (0.52%) Automotive
13 3 (0.52%) Persian Language
14 2 (0.34%) Advertising
14 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.17%) French Language
15 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 147 (25.30%) Developer
2 114 (19.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 54 (9.29%) Analyst
4 43 (7.40%) AWS DevOps
5 42 (7.23%) Architect
6 40 (6.88%) AWS Engineer
6 40 (6.88%) Java Developer
7 36 (6.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 29 (4.99%) .NET Architect
9 26 (4.48%) Technical Architect
9 26 (4.48%) Test Analyst
10 22 (3.79%) Consultant
11 20 (3.44%) Tester
12 18 (3.10%) .NET Technical Architect
13 16 (2.75%) Administrator
14 15 (2.58%) Automation Tester
14 15 (2.58%) AWS Architect
14 15 (2.58%) Cloud Engineer
14 15 (2.58%) Linux Engineer
15 14 (2.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (18.93%) Web Services
2 105 (18.07%) REST
3 88 (15.15%) .NET
4 70 (12.05%) Node.js
5 68 (11.70%) RESTful
6 63 (10.84%) XML
7 59 (10.15%) AngularJS
8 54 (9.29%) HTML
9 48 (8.26%) ASP.NET
9 48 (8.26%) Spring
10 44 (7.57%) JSON
11 40 (6.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 39 (6.71%) Gherkin
13 37 (6.37%) .NET Core
13 37 (6.37%) .NET Framework
13 37 (6.37%) CSS
14 30 (5.16%) Hibernate
15 29 (4.99%) jQuery
16 27 (4.65%) HTML5
17 25 (4.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.88%) Fintech
3 34 (5.85%) iPad
4 22 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (3.61%) Data Centre
5 21 (3.61%) Fixed Income
5 21 (3.61%) Linux Command Line
6 20 (3.44%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (2.75%) Cloud Native
9 15 (2.58%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.89%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.55%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (1.55%) PKI
11 9 (1.55%) User Experience
12 8 (1.38%) Analytical Mindset
12 8 (1.38%) Equities
12 8 (1.38%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 198 (34.08%) Linux
2 99 (17.04%) Unix
3 62 (10.67%) Windows
4 33 (5.68%) Windows Server
5 30 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (3.61%) Ubuntu
7 16 (2.75%) CentOS
8 12 (2.07%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.55%) Android
9 9 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.38%) Mac OS
10 8 (1.38%) Windows 10
11 6 (1.03%) Solaris
12 3 (0.52%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (69.36%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (40.62%) DevOps
3 154 (26.51%) Scrum
4 152 (26.16%) Test Automation
5 149 (25.65%) Continuous Integration
6 101 (17.38%) Problem-Solving
7 87 (14.97%) Configuration Management
8 86 (14.80%) Microservices
9 82 (14.11%) Kanban
10 72 (12.39%) BDD
11 67 (11.53%) TDD
12 58 (9.98%) Open Source
13 56 (9.64%) Continuous Delivery
13 56 (9.64%) Software Engineering
14 52 (8.95%) SDLC
15 46 (7.92%) E-Commerce
16 40 (6.88%) Unit Testing
17 39 (6.71%) API Testing
18 35 (6.02%) OO
18 35 (6.02%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 209 (35.97%) Java
2 168 (28.92%) Python
3 96 (16.52%) C#
4 91 (15.66%) Bash Shell
5 85 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 81 (13.94%) SQL
7 46 (7.92%) Ruby
8 42 (7.23%) Groovy
9 37 (6.37%) PowerShell
10 32 (5.51%) Perl
11 31 (5.34%) Scala
12 25 (4.30%) C
12 25 (4.30%) PHP
13 15 (2.58%) Go
13 15 (2.58%) Java 8
14 12 (2.07%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.55%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.03%) Erlang
16 6 (1.03%) R
17 5 (0.86%) ES6
Qualifications
1 57 (9.81%) Security Cleared
2 54 (9.29%) Degree
3 47 (8.09%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.10%) ISTQB
5 16 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (2.58%) AWS Certification
7 11 (1.89%) ISEB
8 8 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (1.38%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.34%) CCNA
9 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.34%) MCSA
9 2 (0.34%) MCSE
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.34%) OCA
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.34%) RHCE
9 2 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (14.29%) QA
2 6 (1.03%) GCP
2 6 (1.03%) GDPR
2 6 (1.03%) PMO
3 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.34%) PSD2
3 2 (0.34%) WCAG
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 176 (30.29%) Docker
2 30 (5.16%) Active Directory
3 27 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.07%) HDFS
5 7 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.20%) VMware NSX
6 5 (0.86%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 116 (19.97%) Ansible
2 88 (15.15%) Kubernetes
3 86 (14.80%) Opscode Chef
4 80 (13.77%) Puppet
5 71 (12.22%) Terraform
6 19 (3.27%) Kibana
7 15 (2.58%) BladeLogic
8 14 (2.41%) HP ALM
9 13 (2.24%) McAfee ePO
10 12 (2.07%) Grafana
11 11 (1.89%) Rancher
12 10 (1.72%) Mesos
13 9 (1.55%) vCenter Server
14 7 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (1.20%) Hadoop YARN
15 6 (1.03%) PingFederate
15 6 (1.03%) yum
16 5 (0.86%) Nagios
16 5 (0.86%) Rundeck
17 4 (0.69%) logstash
Vendors
1 58 (9.98%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.20%) Oracle
3 31 (5.34%) HP
4 29 (4.99%) VMware
5 21 (3.61%) Google
6 18 (3.10%) Cisco
6 18 (3.10%) Splunk
7 16 (2.75%) Red Hat
8 15 (2.58%) SAP
9 14 (2.41%) IBM
10 13 (2.24%) Juniper
10 13 (2.24%) McAfee
10 13 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (2.24%) ServiceNow
10 13 (2.24%) Sybase
11 10 (1.72%) Murex
11 10 (1.72%) Zend
12 9 (1.55%) Adobe
12 9 (1.55%) Apple
12 9 (1.55%) Pega