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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 398 538
Rank change year-on-year +53 +140  
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 245 234 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.47% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 1.08% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 155 47
Median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £361 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £408 £413
% change year-on-year +10.42% -1.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £23.75 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 - -

Atlassian is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18268 21697 21985
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.77% 43.68% 45.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11388 13383 12701
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 765 944
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.26 £50.00 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Atlassian
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Atlassian as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Atlassian in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +54 162 £505 +6.31% 39
North East - 31 £475 - 1
South East +17 17 £300 -25.00% 7
South West 0 7 £500 +25.00% 10
East of England -2 7 £544 -3.11% 1
North West +20 6 £413 -13.15% 8
Yorkshire -2 6 £194 -54.41% 1
West Midlands -11 4 £500 +25.00% 5
East Midlands - 2 £413 - 1
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UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 436 (83.52%) JIRA
2 359 (68.77%) Confluence
3 324 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
4 207 (39.66%) Continuous Integration
4 207 (39.66%) Java
5 206 (39.46%) DevOps
6 194 (37.16%) Jenkins
7 189 (36.21%) Linux
7 189 (36.21%) Git (software)
8 178 (34.10%) Scrum
9 129 (24.71%) Ansible
10 127 (24.33%) Puppet
10 127 (24.33%) Amazon AWS
11 108 (20.69%) Oracle
12 103 (19.73%) Python
13 101 (19.35%) Docker
14 100 (19.16%) JavaScript
15 96 (18.39%) Security Cleared
16 94 (18.01%) Bitbucket
17 92 (17.62%) Configuration Management
18 91 (17.43%) Finance
18 91 (17.43%) Sonatype Nexus
19 87 (16.67%) Unix
20 84 (16.09%) Windows
20 84 (16.09%) Continuous Delivery
21 83 (15.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
22 80 (15.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 79 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
23 79 (15.13%) Kanban
23 79 (15.13%) Selenium

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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
1 359 (68.77%) Confluence
2 37 (7.09%) Apache
3 34 (6.51%) Tomcat
4 29 (5.56%) OpenStack
5 27 (5.17%) WebLogic
6 20 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (3.64%) IIS
8 18 (3.45%) SharePoint
9 17 (3.26%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.92%) CMS
10 10 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (1.53%) Apache Spark
12 8 (1.53%) nginx
13 5 (0.96%) JBoss
14 4 (0.77%) Liferay
15 3 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.57%) Drupal
15 3 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
16 2 (0.38%) Jetty
Applications
1 24 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.26%) HipChat
3 8 (1.53%) MS Office
3 8 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.96%) MS Project
5 4 (0.77%) Gliffy
6 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.19%) Mingle
7 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 127 (24.33%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.79%) Trello
4 22 (4.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (3.07%) GitHub
6 13 (2.49%) Amazon S3
7 11 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (1.53%) SaaS
10 7 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.96%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.57%) G Suite
12 3 (0.57%) Office 365
13 2 (0.38%) PaaS
14 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.24%) Firewall
2 39 (7.47%) VPN
3 36 (6.90%) DNS
4 34 (6.51%) LDAP
5 19 (3.64%) SNMP
6 18 (3.45%) SSL
7 10 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (1.72%) Kerberos
8 9 (1.72%) LAN
8 9 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (1.53%) WAN
10 7 (1.34%) Internet
10 7 (1.34%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.15%) HTTP
11 6 (1.15%) OpenVPN
12 4 (0.77%) Bluetooth
13 3 (0.57%) OpenLDAP
13 3 (0.57%) SSH
14 2 (0.38%) AMQP
14 2 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.81%) Hadoop
2 45 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (7.85%) Oracle Database
4 35 (6.70%) SQL Server
5 29 (5.56%) Big Data
5 29 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 28 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
7 23 (4.41%) Relational Database
8 20 (3.83%) MySQL
9 12 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (2.30%) NoSQL
10 11 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.15%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.77%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.57%) HBase
14 3 (0.57%) Sqoop
15 2 (0.38%) Apache Accumulo
15 2 (0.38%) Neo4j
15 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 436 (83.52%) JIRA
2 194 (37.16%) Jenkins
3 189 (36.21%) Git (software)
4 94 (18.01%) Bitbucket
5 91 (17.43%) Sonatype Nexus
6 83 (15.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 79 (15.13%) Selenium
8 65 (12.45%) Maven
9 52 (9.96%) TeamCity
10 49 (9.39%) SoapUI
11 42 (8.05%) Vagrant
12 40 (7.66%) Cucumber
13 32 (6.13%) JUnit
14 31 (5.94%) WebDriver
15 27 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
16 24 (4.60%) Subversion
17 22 (4.21%) GitLab
18 21 (4.02%) Ant
19 17 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
20 16 (3.07%) JBehave
General
1 91 (17.43%) Finance
2 56 (10.73%) Banking
3 15 (2.87%) Retail
4 12 (2.30%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.15%) Publishing
6 5 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.77%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.77%) Front Office
7 4 (0.77%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.57%) Games
8 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.38%) Electronics
9 2 (0.38%) Marketing
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 154 (29.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (12.64%) Developer
3 48 (9.20%) Architect
4 45 (8.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 44 (8.43%) Analyst
6 42 (8.05%) Tester
7 36 (6.90%) AWS Engineer
8 32 (6.13%) AWS DevOps
9 30 (5.75%) Consultant
10 27 (5.17%) Administrator
10 27 (5.17%) Cloud Architect
10 27 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
11 26 (4.98%) Automation Tester
11 26 (4.98%) AWS Architect
12 24 (4.60%) Java Engineer
12 24 (4.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 23 (4.41%) Cloud Engineer
14 21 (4.02%) Business Analyst
14 21 (4.02%) Java Developer
15 20 (3.83%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (13.22%) RESTful
2 52 (9.96%) Gherkin
3 46 (8.81%) HTML
4 45 (8.62%) Software Packaging
5 42 (8.05%) CSS
6 39 (7.47%) .NET
6 39 (7.47%) Web Services
7 36 (6.90%) XML
8 34 (6.51%) Elastic Stack
9 29 (5.56%) Spring
10 25 (4.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 24 (4.60%) JSON
11 24 (4.60%) SOAP
12 23 (4.41%) Hibernate
13 22 (4.21%) REST
14 19 (3.64%) Node.js
15 16 (3.07%) .NET Framework
15 16 (3.07%) XSD
16 10 (1.92%) ASP.NET
17 9 (1.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.90%) PKI
3 20 (3.83%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.83%) iPad
4 10 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.72%) User Experience
6 8 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.34%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.15%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.15%) Fintech
9 5 (0.96%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.96%) Derivative
9 5 (0.96%) Equities
10 4 (0.77%) Contactless
10 4 (0.77%) EMV
10 4 (0.77%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.38%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 189 (36.21%) Linux
2 87 (16.67%) Unix
3 84 (16.09%) Windows
4 80 (15.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (8.81%) Windows Server
6 29 (5.56%) CentOS
7 17 (3.26%) Ubuntu
8 9 (1.72%) AIX
9 7 (1.34%) Amazon Linux
10 6 (1.15%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.77%) Android
12 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.19%) Solaris
13 1 (0.19%) VMS
13 1 (0.19%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (39.66%) Continuous Integration
3 206 (39.46%) DevOps
4 178 (34.10%) Scrum
5 92 (17.62%) Configuration Management
6 84 (16.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 79 (15.13%) Kanban
8 64 (12.26%) Open Source
9 57 (10.92%) Test Automation
10 47 (9.00%) Software Engineering
11 46 (8.81%) Automated Testing
12 45 (8.62%) BDD
13 42 (8.05%) OO
13 42 (8.05%) User Stories
14 41 (7.85%) Coaching
15 39 (7.47%) Change Control
15 39 (7.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 38 (7.28%) E-Commerce
17 36 (6.90%) TDD
18 34 (6.51%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 207 (39.66%) Java
2 103 (19.73%) Python
3 100 (19.16%) JavaScript
4 64 (12.26%) PowerShell
5 49 (9.39%) SQL
6 48 (9.20%) Bash Shell
7 38 (7.28%) Ruby
8 37 (7.09%) Perl
9 36 (6.90%) Groovy
10 34 (6.51%) Scala
11 32 (6.13%) C#
12 26 (4.98%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.11%) PHP
14 10 (1.92%) C
15 7 (1.34%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.96%) Clojure
16 5 (0.96%) VBScript
17 4 (0.77%) C++
18 3 (0.57%) Haskell
18 3 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (18.39%) Security Cleared
2 64 (12.26%) SC Cleared
3 39 (7.47%) Degree
4 30 (5.75%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (1.53%) AWS Certification
6 8 (1.53%) ISEB
6 8 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.57%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.38%) MCPD
10 2 (0.38%) MCSE
11 1 (0.19%) CCNA
11 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.19%) MCP
11 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (12.64%) QA
2 6 (1.15%) SDET
3 3 (0.57%) PMO
4 2 (0.38%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 101 (19.35%) Docker
2 49 (9.39%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.49%) vCloud
4 12 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.57%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.57%) Postfix
7 3 (0.57%) Squid
8 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.19%) KVM
9 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 129 (24.71%) Ansible
2 127 (24.33%) Puppet
3 53 (10.15%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (8.43%) Terraform
5 38 (7.28%) Kubernetes
6 32 (6.13%) ZABBIX
7 27 (5.17%) Consul
8 23 (4.41%) Dollar Universe
9 22 (4.21%) yum
10 19 (3.64%) Packer
10 19 (3.64%) Rsyslog
11 14 (2.68%) Kibana
12 13 (2.49%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (1.92%) FortiGate
13 10 (1.92%) Forum Sentry
13 10 (1.92%) logstash
13 10 (1.92%) Pingdom
14 7 (1.34%) Icinga
15 5 (0.96%) Nagios
15 5 (0.96%) SELinux
Vendors
1 108 (20.69%) Oracle
2 72 (13.79%) Red Hat
3 59 (11.30%) VMware
4 40 (7.66%) Microsoft
5 38 (7.28%) HP
6 34 (6.51%) AppDynamics
7 29 (5.56%) CA
8 25 (4.79%) TIBCO
9 18 (3.45%) IBM
10 15 (2.87%) Sybase
11 11 (2.11%) Cisco
11 11 (2.11%) New Relic
12 10 (1.92%) AlienVault
12 10 (1.92%) CA Agile Central
12 10 (1.92%) Juniper
12 10 (1.92%) PagerDuty
12 10 (1.92%) Palo Alto
12 10 (1.92%) Splunk
13 9 (1.72%) Sonatype
14 8 (1.53%) Adobe
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