Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 361 605
Rank change year-on-year -23 +244 +95
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 574 631 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.65% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 1.43% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 343 188
England median daily rate £500 £498 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +10.56% -
10th Percentile £363 £330 £350
90th Percentile £675 £638 £763
UK median daily rate £500 £490 £450
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -3.03% -
10th Percentile £33.25 £40.00 £40.63
90th Percentile £46.00 £40.00 £41.88
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +8.75% -3.03% -

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 39921 43976 45407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.82% 45.15% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25028 27201 27285
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £228
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1553 1947
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.95 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%

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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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -84 350 £525 - 10
East of England +39 68 £425 +35.14% 4
South East +8 45 £450 +20.00% 7
Midlands +60 43 £470 -3.09%
North of England +33 37 £394 -3.08% 10
West Midlands +52 35 £470 -3.09%
South West +18 29 £463 +14.20% 4
North West +15 21 £388 -6.06% 7
Yorkshire +18 10 £400 -8.57% 3
North East +57 6 £315 -7.35%
East Midlands - 6 £360 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Atlassian also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 454 (79.09%) JIRA
2 358 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
3 343 (59.76%) Confluence
4 264 (45.99%) DevOps
5 230 (40.07%) Jenkins
6 224 (39.02%) Java
7 211 (36.76%) Git (software)
8 187 (32.58%) Linux
9 160 (27.87%) Amazon AWS
10 154 (26.83%) Scrum
11 143 (24.91%) Python
12 133 (23.17%) Docker
13 130 (22.65%) Ansible
13 130 (22.65%) Continuous Integration
14 118 (20.56%) Finance
15 116 (20.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 108 (18.82%) Bitbucket
17 107 (18.64%) Test Automation
18 93 (16.20%) SQL
19 89 (15.51%) Windows
20 83 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
21 77 (13.41%) Unix
21 77 (13.41%) Puppet
22 73 (12.72%) Oracle
23 71 (12.37%) Configuration Management
23 71 (12.37%) Kanban
24 70 (12.20%) Selenium
24 70 (12.20%) SQL Server
24 70 (12.20%) .NET
24 70 (12.20%) JavaScript

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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
1 343 (59.76%) Confluence
2 42 (7.32%) OpenStack
3 37 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 28 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (4.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 23 (4.01%) Apache Spark
7 17 (2.96%) Apache
8 14 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 14 (2.44%) CMS
8 14 (2.44%) IIS
9 12 (2.09%) JBoss
10 7 (1.22%) Mule
10 7 (1.22%) nginx
10 7 (1.22%) SAS
10 7 (1.22%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.87%) Documentum
11 5 (0.87%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.52%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 25 (4.36%) HipChat
2 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.35%) Mingle
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (0.52%) SessionCam
3 2 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 160 (27.87%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (10.98%) GitHub
4 24 (4.18%) Serverless
5 22 (3.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 21 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (3.66%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (2.79%) Amazon S3
7 16 (2.79%) npm
7 16 (2.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 14 (2.44%) CloudFront
9 14 (2.44%) Route 53
10 10 (1.74%) SaaS
11 7 (1.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 6 (1.05%) Google Analytics
12 6 (1.05%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.87%) Trello
14 4 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.96%) DNS
2 16 (2.79%) LDAP
3 11 (1.92%) HTTP
4 9 (1.57%) Bluetooth
4 9 (1.57%) SSL
5 7 (1.22%) Firewall
6 6 (1.05%) DSL
6 6 (1.05%) VPN
7 5 (0.87%) AMQP
7 5 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (0.87%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.70%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.52%) Internet
9 3 (0.52%) PuTTY
9 3 (0.52%) WinSCP
10 2 (0.35%) ATM
10 2 (0.35%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.35%) LAN
10 2 (0.35%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.36%) NoSQL
3 35 (6.10%) MySQL
3 35 (6.10%) Oracle Database
4 31 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (5.40%) Relational Database
5 23 (4.01%) RDBMS
6 19 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
7 17 (2.96%) MongoDB
8 16 (2.79%) DB2
8 16 (2.79%) Hadoop
9 12 (2.09%) Big Data
10 8 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.05%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.05%) Redis
13 4 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.70%) QlikView
13 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 454 (79.09%) JIRA
2 230 (40.07%) Jenkins
3 211 (36.76%) Git (software)
4 116 (20.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 108 (18.82%) Bitbucket
6 70 (12.20%) Selenium
7 60 (10.45%) TeamCity
8 48 (8.36%) Maven
9 43 (7.49%) Octopus Deploy
10 42 (7.32%) Cucumber
11 39 (6.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 38 (6.62%) WebDriver
13 36 (6.27%) JUnit
13 36 (6.27%) SoapUI
13 36 (6.27%) Sonatype Nexus
13 36 (6.27%) Vagrant
14 28 (4.88%) Subversion
15 24 (4.18%) NuGet
16 16 (2.79%) GitLab
16 16 (2.79%) Gradle
General
1 118 (20.56%) Finance
2 66 (11.50%) Banking
3 32 (5.57%) Investment Banking
4 19 (3.31%) Retail
5 13 (2.26%) Front Office
6 8 (1.39%) Marketing
7 6 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.70%) Electronics
8 4 (0.70%) Military
9 3 (0.52%) Games
9 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.35%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 151 (26.31%) Developer
2 142 (24.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 59 (10.28%) Java Developer
4 40 (6.97%) Consultant
5 38 (6.62%) Architect
6 32 (5.57%) Linux Engineer
7 31 (5.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 30 (5.23%) Analyst
8 30 (5.23%) AWS DevOps
8 30 (5.23%) iOS Developer
9 29 (5.05%) Tester
10 28 (4.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 28 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
10 28 (4.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 27 (4.70%) Senior Developer
12 22 (3.83%) Administrator
13 21 (3.66%) JIRA Consultant
14 20 (3.48%) JIRA Engineer
15 19 (3.31%) Automation Tester
16 18 (3.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (12.20%) .NET
2 59 (10.28%) RESTful
3 51 (8.89%) Spring
4 49 (8.54%) REST
5 48 (8.36%) Node.js
6 46 (8.01%) HTML
7 41 (7.14%) Web Services
8 35 (6.10%) Hibernate
9 34 (5.92%) Gherkin
9 34 (5.92%) XML
10 33 (5.75%) CSS
11 32 (5.57%) JSON
12 23 (4.01%) J2EE
13 22 (3.83%) iOS SDK
14 21 (3.66%) HTML5
15 19 (3.31%) .NET Framework
15 19 (3.31%) Middleware
15 19 (3.31%) SOAP
16 17 (2.96%) jQuery
17 14 (2.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.18%) Computer Science
2 24 (4.18%) User Experience
3 23 (4.01%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.96%) Derivative
5 16 (2.79%) Virtual Team
6 10 (1.74%) Fintech
6 10 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.39%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (1.39%) iPad
8 8 (1.39%) iPhone
8 8 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.39%) RIA
9 7 (1.22%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.05%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (0.70%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 187 (32.58%) Linux
2 89 (15.51%) Windows
3 77 (13.41%) Unix
4 62 (10.80%) Windows Server
5 46 (8.01%) Apple iOS
6 35 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (4.18%) CentOS
8 18 (3.14%) Solaris
9 17 (2.96%) Android
10 16 (2.79%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.35%) VMS
12 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.17%) Debian
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (45.99%) DevOps
3 154 (26.83%) Scrum
4 130 (22.65%) Continuous Integration
5 107 (18.64%) Test Automation
6 71 (12.37%) Configuration Management
6 71 (12.37%) Kanban
7 69 (12.02%) Continuous Delivery
8 67 (11.67%) BDD
9 65 (11.32%) SDLC
10 50 (8.71%) TDD
11 49 (8.54%) Open Source
11 49 (8.54%) SOA
12 37 (6.45%) Microservices
13 33 (5.75%) Acceptance Criteria
13 33 (5.75%) User Stories
14 32 (5.57%) Continuous Improvement
14 32 (5.57%) Software Engineering
15 30 (5.23%) iOS Development
15 30 (5.23%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 224 (39.02%) Java
2 143 (24.91%) Python
3 93 (16.20%) SQL
4 70 (12.20%) JavaScript
5 60 (10.45%) PowerShell
6 44 (7.67%) Bash Shell
7 36 (6.27%) C#
8 31 (5.40%) PL/SQL
8 31 (5.40%) Ruby
9 29 (5.05%) Groovy
10 26 (4.53%) Apple Swift
11 24 (4.18%) Objective-C
12 23 (4.01%) Perl
13 21 (3.66%) Shell Script
14 18 (3.14%) Scala
15 16 (2.79%) Haskell
16 13 (2.26%) VB
17 11 (1.92%) ES6
18 10 (1.74%) ECMAScript
18 10 (1.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (10.63%) Security Cleared
2 35 (6.10%) Degree
3 27 (4.70%) SC Cleared
4 25 (4.36%) ISTQB
5 23 (4.01%) ISEB
6 18 (3.14%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (1.39%) BC Cleared
8 8 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.87%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.70%) NVQ Level 4
12 3 (0.52%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.52%) PMP
13 2 (0.35%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.35%) CAPM
13 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.35%) MCPD
13 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.32%) QA
2 13 (2.26%) GCP
3 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.35%) PMO
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 133 (23.17%) Docker
2 34 (5.92%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.52%) HDFS
7 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.35%) vSphere
8 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.17%) zsh
Systems Management
1 130 (22.65%) Ansible
2 77 (13.41%) Puppet
3 55 (9.58%) Terraform
4 52 (9.06%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (7.67%) Kubernetes
6 16 (2.79%) Mesos
7 15 (2.61%) Nagios
8 14 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
8 14 (2.44%) Rancher
9 13 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (1.57%) Icinga
11 7 (1.22%) Pingdom
12 6 (1.05%) Consul
12 6 (1.05%) Kibana
13 5 (0.87%) BladeLogic
14 3 (0.52%) logstash
14 3 (0.52%) Packer
14 3 (0.52%) ZABBIX
15 2 (0.35%) Grafana
15 2 (0.35%) Oozie
Vendors
1 73 (12.72%) Oracle
2 59 (10.28%) Microsoft
3 44 (7.67%) Red Hat
4 33 (5.75%) VMware
5 22 (3.83%) Sybase
6 18 (3.14%) IBM
7 13 (2.26%) AppDynamics
8 12 (2.09%) Adobe
8 12 (2.09%) HP
8 12 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.74%) Splunk
10 9 (1.57%) Apple
11 8 (1.39%) Black Duck
11 8 (1.39%) Google
11 8 (1.39%) SAP
12 7 (1.22%) CA
12 7 (1.22%) PagerDuty
13 6 (1.05%) Nimsoft
13 6 (1.05%) Remedy
14 5 (0.87%) New Relic