Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 355 414 399
Rank change year-on-year +59 -15 +39
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 573 536 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.57% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.62% 1.37% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 340 336
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £362 £350 £350
90th Percentile £650 £650 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 1
England median hourly rate £51.50 £47.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.57% +51.61% -22.50%
10th Percentile £41.60 £38.80 £29.50
90th Percentile £69.00 £52.50 £32.50
UK median hourly rate £45.75 £47.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -2.66% +51.61% -22.50%

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 35,477 39,166 38,640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.66% 41.62% 43.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,368 24,472 23,795
England median daily rate £460 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +2.86% +4.17%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £260
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £428
% change year-on-year - +5.14% +3.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,253 1,424 1,262
England median hourly rate £19.31 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +2.94% -2.37%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.40
90th Percentile £52.25 £47.37 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% +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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 +42 260 £550 - 29
South East +72 135 £458 +2.81% 22
South West 0 81 £450 +5.88% 22
Midlands +45 52 £465 +3.33% 6
West Midlands +32 46 £465 +3.33% 4
North of England +12 31 £400 -11.11% 14
North West +3 22 £400 -8.57% 12
East of England -12 14 £575 +35.29% 11
East Midlands +27 6 £325 -18.75% 2
Yorkshire +7 6 £475 +2.70% 2
North East +23 3 £338 -15.63%
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UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 434 (75.74%) JIRA
2 421 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
3 360 (62.83%) Confluence
4 219 (38.22%) DevOps
5 185 (32.29%) Git (software)
6 173 (30.19%) Linux
7 161 (28.10%) Docker
8 159 (27.75%) Jenkins
9 158 (27.57%) Java
10 155 (27.05%) Scrum
11 152 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
12 144 (25.13%) Bitbucket
13 136 (23.73%) JavaScript
14 134 (23.39%) TDD
15 132 (23.04%) Python
16 130 (22.69%) Ansible
17 107 (18.67%) Security Cleared
18 97 (16.93%) CSS
19 95 (16.58%) Kubernetes
20 94 (16.40%) Node.js
21 90 (15.71%) SQL
21 90 (15.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
22 88 (15.36%) Terraform
23 84 (14.66%) Microsoft Azure
24 82 (14.31%) HTML
25 81 (14.14%) Test Automation
26 79 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
27 77 (13.44%) AngularJS
28 76 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
29 73 (12.74%) Unix

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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
1 360 (62.83%) Confluence
2 47 (8.20%) Apache
3 26 (4.54%) nginx
4 16 (2.79%) JBoss
4 16 (2.79%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.62%) CMS
6 13 (2.27%) GeoServer
6 13 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.92%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.57%) Apache Airflow
9 8 (1.40%) IIS
9 8 (1.40%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (1.05%) Documentum
10 6 (1.05%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.87%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.70%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.17%) HipChat
5 1 (0.17%) InDesign
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.27%) assyst
2 9 (1.57%) Sonata
3 6 (1.05%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 4 (0.70%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 152 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (14.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (11.17%) GitHub
4 47 (8.20%) Amazon EC2
5 46 (8.03%) Amazon S3
6 45 (7.85%) Serverless
7 41 (7.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 38 (6.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 37 (6.46%) Amazon ECS
9 37 (6.46%) AWS Lambda
10 33 (5.76%) SaaS
11 32 (5.58%) Route 53
12 26 (4.54%) CloudFront
13 22 (3.84%) Google Cloud Platform
14 20 (3.49%) Yarn
15 19 (3.32%) Amazon SQS
16 18 (3.14%) AWS CloudFormation
16 18 (3.14%) PaaS
17 14 (2.44%) Lucidchart
17 14 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.79%) DNS
2 13 (2.27%) VPN
3 12 (2.09%) Firewall
4 10 (1.75%) DHCP
5 8 (1.40%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.22%) NAS
7 6 (1.05%) HTTP
8 5 (0.87%) SSL
9 4 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.70%) SAN
9 4 (0.70%) SNMP
10 3 (0.52%) BGP
10 3 (0.52%) FTP
10 3 (0.52%) IMAP
10 3 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.52%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.52%) OSPF
10 3 (0.52%) PuTTY
10 3 (0.52%) SMTP
10 3 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
2 36 (6.28%) Relational Database
3 32 (5.58%) Amazon RDS
4 29 (5.06%) MongoDB
5 24 (4.19%) RDBMS
6 22 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (3.32%) Hadoop
8 18 (3.14%) Oracle Database
9 17 (2.97%) NoSQL
10 15 (2.62%) Big Data
11 13 (2.27%) Redis
12 11 (1.92%) MySQL
13 10 (1.75%) GIS
14 9 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (1.40%) Cosmos DB
15 8 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (1.22%) Amazon Athena
16 7 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 6 (1.05%) DB2
Development Applications
1 434 (75.74%) JIRA
2 185 (32.29%) Git (software)
3 159 (27.75%) Jenkins
4 144 (25.13%) Bitbucket
5 90 (15.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 54 (9.42%) Selenium
7 50 (8.73%) webpack
8 43 (7.50%) Cucumber
9 39 (6.81%) GitLab
10 38 (6.63%) Maven
11 22 (3.84%) JMeter
11 22 (3.84%) Visual Studio Team System
12 20 (3.49%) Protractor
12 20 (3.49%) SoapUI
13 19 (3.32%) Jasmine
14 18 (3.14%) JUnit
15 17 (2.97%) gulp
16 16 (2.79%) Mockito
17 15 (2.62%) CircleCI
17 15 (2.62%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 71 (12.39%) Finance
2 24 (4.19%) Banking
3 18 (3.14%) Retail
4 14 (2.44%) Games
5 8 (1.40%) Law
5 8 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.87%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.87%) Front Office
7 5 (0.87%) Local Government
7 5 (0.87%) Marketing
8 3 (0.52%) Automotive
8 3 (0.52%) Billing
9 2 (0.35%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (0.35%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 146 (25.48%) Developer
2 96 (16.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 40 (6.98%) Analyst
3 40 (6.98%) AWS Engineer
4 36 (6.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 33 (5.76%) Angular Developer
6 31 (5.41%) Administrator
7 29 (5.06%) AWS DevOps
7 29 (5.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 24 (4.19%) Senior Developer
9 23 (4.01%) Java Developer
10 20 (3.49%) Architect
10 20 (3.49%) User Researcher
11 19 (3.32%) Business Analyst
11 19 (3.32%) Software Engineer
12 18 (3.14%) JIRA Administrator
12 18 (3.14%) Project Manager
13 17 (2.97%) Cloud Engineer
13 17 (2.97%) Tester
14 16 (2.79%) Engagement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (16.93%) CSS
2 94 (16.40%) Node.js
3 82 (14.31%) HTML
4 77 (13.44%) AngularJS
5 54 (9.42%) Sass
6 48 (8.38%) .NET
7 46 (8.03%) Web Services
8 44 (7.68%) HTML5
9 41 (7.16%) REST
10 40 (6.98%) XML
11 39 (6.81%) Redux
12 38 (6.63%) Spring
13 35 (6.11%) JSON
13 35 (6.11%) RESTful
14 33 (5.76%) CSS3
15 31 (5.41%) NgRx
15 31 (5.41%) RxJS
16 26 (4.54%) Angular 2
17 25 (4.36%) Kafka
18 24 (4.19%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.41%) User Experience
3 26 (4.54%) Linux Command Line
4 25 (4.36%) Cloud Native
5 22 (3.84%) PKI
6 14 (2.44%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (1.92%) Analytical Mindset
8 11 (1.92%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (0.87%) Derivative
11 5 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.70%) Clustering
13 3 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.52%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.52%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.52%) VHDL
14 2 (0.35%) e-Learning
14 2 (0.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 173 (30.19%) Linux
2 73 (12.74%) Unix
3 59 (10.30%) Windows
4 26 (4.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (4.36%) Windows Server
6 21 (3.66%) CentOS
7 13 (2.27%) Ubuntu
8 12 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.92%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.87%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.87%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.70%) Fedora
11 4 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.17%) Android
14 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.17%) FreeRTOS
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (38.22%) DevOps
3 155 (27.05%) Scrum
4 134 (23.39%) TDD
5 81 (14.14%) Test Automation
6 79 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 76 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
8 71 (12.39%) Configuration Management
9 64 (11.17%) Continuous Delivery
10 51 (8.90%) Microservices
11 47 (8.20%) Kanban
11 47 (8.20%) Software Engineering
12 43 (7.50%) User Stories
13 41 (7.16%) Front End Development
14 38 (6.63%) Project Management
15 35 (6.11%) BDD
16 33 (5.76%) Fintech
17 32 (5.58%) Waterfall
18 30 (5.24%) E-Commerce
19 28 (4.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 158 (27.57%) Java
2 136 (23.73%) JavaScript
3 132 (23.04%) Python
4 90 (15.71%) SQL
5 70 (12.22%) Bash Shell
5 70 (12.22%) C#
6 48 (8.38%) TypeScript
7 41 (7.16%) C
8 38 (6.63%) PowerShell
9 37 (6.46%) Ruby
10 32 (5.58%) ES6
11 25 (4.36%) C++
12 22 (3.84%) Shell Script
13 21 (3.66%) Scala
14 17 (2.97%) Java 8
14 17 (2.97%) Perl
15 16 (2.79%) Groovy
16 12 (2.09%) Go
16 12 (2.09%) PHP
17 5 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 107 (18.67%) Security Cleared
2 72 (12.57%) SC Cleared
3 49 (8.55%) DV Cleared
4 28 (4.89%) Degree
5 16 (2.79%) AWS Certification
6 9 (1.57%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.22%) ISEB
8 7 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.05%) CCENT
9 6 (1.05%) CCNA
9 6 (1.05%) MCSA
9 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.87%) MCSE
10 5 (0.87%) OCA
10 5 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.87%) RHCE
11 4 (0.70%) CEH
11 4 (0.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.33%) QA
2 8 (1.40%) PMO
3 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.17%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.17%) GDPR
3 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.17%) JTAG
3 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.17%) PSD2
System Software
1 161 (28.10%) Docker
2 28 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.32%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.22%) Firmware
5 6 (1.05%) Squid
6 5 (0.87%) vSphere
7 4 (0.70%) Gluster
7 4 (0.70%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.70%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.52%) HDFS
8 3 (0.52%) pfSense
8 3 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.35%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.17%) XenApp
10 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 130 (22.69%) Ansible
2 95 (16.58%) Kubernetes
3 88 (15.36%) Terraform
4 65 (11.34%) Puppet
5 36 (6.28%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.27%) Packer
7 12 (2.09%) HAProxy
7 12 (2.09%) Opsview
8 11 (1.92%) SCCM
9 10 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (1.57%) vCenter Server
11 8 (1.40%) Prometheus
11 8 (1.40%) ZABBIX
12 7 (1.22%) PowerCLI
13 5 (0.87%) Graphite
13 5 (0.87%) Sysdig
14 4 (0.70%) Consul
14 4 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
14 4 (0.70%) Salt
14 4 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 71 (12.39%) Oracle
2 63 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.46%) VMware
4 23 (4.01%) Red Hat
4 23 (4.01%) Splunk
5 18 (3.14%) Cisco
6 12 (2.09%) IBM
6 12 (2.09%) PagerDuty
7 11 (1.92%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 11 (1.92%) Google
8 10 (1.75%) ServiceNow
9 8 (1.40%) HP
10 7 (1.22%) Adobe
10 7 (1.22%) Ping Identity
11 6 (1.05%) AppDynamics
11 6 (1.05%) BiZZdesign
11 6 (1.05%) CA
11 6 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.05%) SAP
11 6 (1.05%) Sparx