Period
to 21 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 380 394 389
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5 +212
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 612 548 614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.60% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 1.39% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 389 338
England median daily rate £500 £488 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +1.04% +7.22%
10th Percentile £360 £360 £325
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £484 £488 £480
% change year-on-year -0.77% +1.56% +8.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 4 2
England median hourly rate £47.00 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +8.75% -
UK median hourly rate £47.00 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.05% +8.75% -

Atlassian is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 39,320 39,404 44,196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.04% 43.12% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,634 24,547 27,382
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £630 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,478 1,275 1,558
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.99 £45.80 £44.00
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £17.10
% change year-on-year -0.43% +2.34% -2.29%

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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 October 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 October 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 October 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 -48 274 £550 +7.32% 52
South East +39 101 £448 -0.48% 34
South West +24 83 £425 -5.56% 21
Midlands +11 70 £443 -6.24% 22
West Midlands +11 64 £448 -5.29% 19
East of England -14 42 £475 +18.75% 10
North of England -21 41 £444 +19.53% 17
North West -9 24 £383 +3.38% 8
Yorkshire -16 14 £463 +15.63% 6
East Midlands +11 6 £413 -7.04% 3
North East -1 3 £400 +26.98% 3
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UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 485 (79.25%) JIRA
2 426 (69.61%) Agile Software Development
3 378 (61.76%) Confluence
4 202 (33.01%) Jenkins
5 191 (31.21%) Java
6 187 (30.56%) DevOps
7 177 (28.92%) Linux
7 177 (28.92%) Scrum
7 177 (28.92%) Continuous Integration
8 176 (28.76%) Amazon AWS
9 170 (27.78%) Git (software)
10 168 (27.45%) Test Automation
11 146 (23.86%) Docker
12 129 (21.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 117 (19.12%) Bitbucket
14 110 (17.97%) Python
15 105 (17.16%) Ansible
16 104 (16.99%) Security Cleared
17 98 (16.01%) REST
18 97 (15.85%) Web Services
19 96 (15.69%) Windows
19 96 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
20 94 (15.36%) SC Cleared
20 94 (15.36%) Selenium
20 94 (15.36%) SQL
21 93 (15.20%) Problem-Solving
22 86 (14.05%) Microservices
23 85 (13.89%) Kanban
24 84 (13.73%) JavaScript
25 83 (13.56%) Kubernetes

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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
1 378 (61.76%) Confluence
2 17 (2.78%) Apache
3 15 (2.45%) JBoss
4 13 (2.12%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.12%) Documentum
4 13 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (2.12%) nginx
5 7 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (0.98%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.82%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.82%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.65%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.65%) CMS
8 4 (0.65%) Drupal
9 3 (0.49%) Mattermost
9 3 (0.49%) Mule
9 3 (0.49%) SAS
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (1.47%) HipChat
2 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.65%) InVision
4 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) assyst
1 3 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
1 3 (0.49%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 176 (28.76%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (12.91%) GitHub
4 29 (4.74%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (4.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 26 (4.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 24 (3.92%) Amazon S3
7 22 (3.59%) AWS Lambda
7 22 (3.59%) Serverless
8 21 (3.43%) BrowserStack
8 21 (3.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (3.10%) Route 53
10 18 (2.94%) CloudFront
11 17 (2.78%) SaaS
12 13 (2.12%) Lucidchart
13 11 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (1.63%) npm
15 9 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (1.47%) OpenShift
16 8 (1.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.92%) Firewall
2 23 (3.76%) DNS
3 16 (2.61%) SSL
4 11 (1.80%) AMQP
4 11 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (1.63%) SMS
6 9 (1.47%) DHCP
6 9 (1.47%) VPN
7 8 (1.31%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (1.14%) HTTP
9 6 (0.98%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.82%) BGP
10 5 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (0.82%) DMVPN
10 5 (0.82%) Multicast
10 5 (0.82%) OSPF
10 5 (0.82%) SAN
10 5 (0.82%) VXLAN
11 4 (0.65%) IPsec
11 4 (0.65%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 57 (9.31%) PostgreSQL
3 44 (7.19%) Relational Database
4 41 (6.70%) NoSQL
5 38 (6.21%) MongoDB
6 37 (6.05%) MySQL
7 27 (4.41%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (1.80%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.80%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.80%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (1.14%) Big Data
10 7 (1.14%) SQLite
11 6 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.82%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.82%) Data Lake
12 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (0.65%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 485 (79.25%) JIRA
2 202 (33.01%) Jenkins
3 170 (27.78%) Git (software)
4 129 (21.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 117 (19.12%) Bitbucket
6 94 (15.36%) Selenium
7 74 (12.09%) Cucumber
8 70 (11.44%) Maven
9 46 (7.52%) SoapUI
10 45 (7.35%) Subversion
11 36 (5.88%) FishEye
12 32 (5.23%) WebDriver
13 31 (5.07%) Visual Studio Team System
14 30 (4.90%) JUnit
15 27 (4.41%) GitLab
16 26 (4.25%) Sonatype Nexus
17 21 (3.43%) JMeter
17 21 (3.43%) TeamCity
18 18 (2.94%) Hudson
19 17 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 82 (13.40%) Finance
2 49 (8.01%) Banking
3 18 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 14 (2.29%) Front Office
5 12 (1.96%) Marketing
6 7 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.14%) Retail
7 6 (0.98%) Games
7 6 (0.98%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.82%) Law
9 4 (0.65%) Electronics
9 4 (0.65%) Legal
10 3 (0.49%) Advertising
10 3 (0.49%) Back Office
11 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 170 (27.78%) Developer
2 84 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 44 (7.19%) Analyst
4 43 (7.03%) Java Developer
5 39 (6.37%) Tester
6 36 (5.88%) Architect
7 33 (5.39%) Consultant
8 28 (4.58%) Administrator
8 28 (4.58%) Test Analyst
9 24 (3.92%) Automation Tester
10 23 (3.76%) Project Manager
11 21 (3.43%) Azure Engineer
12 20 (3.27%) AWS DevOps
13 19 (3.10%) AWS Engineer
13 19 (3.10%) JIRA Developer
14 18 (2.94%) Technical Architect
15 17 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
16 16 (2.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 16 (2.61%) Test Engineer
17 15 (2.45%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (16.01%) REST
2 97 (15.85%) Web Services
3 72 (11.76%) Node.js
4 71 (11.60%) RESTful
5 64 (10.46%) .NET
6 55 (8.99%) AngularJS
7 52 (8.50%) XML
8 51 (8.33%) HTML
9 43 (7.03%) CSS
10 40 (6.54%) Spring
11 36 (5.88%) Gherkin
12 35 (5.72%) JSON
13 30 (4.90%) Middleware
14 27 (4.41%) HTML5
14 27 (4.41%) WCF
15 26 (4.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 25 (4.08%) Hibernate
17 23 (3.76%) ASP.NET
18 22 (3.59%) .NET Core
18 22 (3.59%) React
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.90%) Data Centre
2 30 (4.90%) Fintech
3 23 (3.76%) User Experience
4 22 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.10%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.10%) Fixed Income
6 15 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (2.12%) Cloud Native
8 12 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.96%) Public Cloud
9 11 (1.80%) Wiki
10 10 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (1.31%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.31%) iPhone
11 8 (1.31%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.31%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.82%) DataPower
12 5 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 177 (28.92%) Linux
2 96 (15.69%) Windows
3 64 (10.46%) Unix
4 52 (8.50%) Windows Server
5 36 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (3.59%) Ubuntu
7 21 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (3.10%) Apple iOS
9 18 (2.94%) Android
10 15 (2.45%) CentOS
11 10 (1.63%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.65%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.65%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.65%) Solaris
12 4 (0.65%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.49%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (69.61%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (30.56%) DevOps
3 177 (28.92%) Continuous Integration
3 177 (28.92%) Scrum
4 168 (27.45%) Test Automation
5 93 (15.20%) Problem-Solving
6 86 (14.05%) Microservices
7 85 (13.89%) Kanban
8 82 (13.40%) Continuous Delivery
9 78 (12.75%) BDD
10 77 (12.58%) TDD
11 68 (11.11%) Configuration Management
12 65 (10.62%) SDLC
13 63 (10.29%) Software Engineering
14 48 (7.84%) ITIL
14 48 (7.84%) Software Delivery
15 47 (7.68%) Continuous Improvement
16 43 (7.03%) API Testing
17 40 (6.54%) Mentoring
18 39 (6.37%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 191 (31.21%) Java
2 110 (17.97%) Python
3 94 (15.36%) SQL
4 84 (13.73%) JavaScript
5 73 (11.93%) C#
6 62 (10.13%) PowerShell
7 53 (8.66%) Bash Shell
8 42 (6.86%) Groovy
9 32 (5.23%) Java 8
10 27 (4.41%) Scala
11 25 (4.08%) Ruby
12 23 (3.76%) Perl
13 20 (3.27%) PHP
14 17 (2.78%) Go
15 13 (2.12%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.96%) Apple Swift
16 12 (1.96%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.63%) C
17 10 (1.63%) TypeScript
18 6 (0.98%) ES6
Qualifications
1 104 (16.99%) Security Cleared
2 94 (15.36%) SC Cleared
3 40 (6.54%) Degree
4 18 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (2.29%) MCSE
7 14 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (2.12%) ISTQB
9 12 (1.96%) ISEB
10 10 (1.63%) CCNA
10 10 (1.63%) MCSA
10 10 (1.63%) RHCE
11 9 (1.47%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.47%) OCA
11 9 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (1.14%) CCIE
12 7 (1.14%) CCNP
13 5 (0.82%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (11.76%) QA
2 6 (0.98%) GDPR
3 4 (0.65%) PMO
4 3 (0.49%) PSD2
5 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
6 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 146 (23.86%) Docker
2 48 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.61%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.47%) HDFS
4 9 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.31%) VMware NSX
6 4 (0.65%) Squid
6 4 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.49%) KVM
8 2 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 105 (17.16%) Ansible
2 83 (13.56%) Kubernetes
3 71 (11.60%) Puppet
4 66 (10.78%) Terraform
5 46 (7.52%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (4.08%) vCenter Server
7 15 (2.45%) Mesos
8 13 (2.12%) HP ALM
8 13 (2.12%) Kibana
9 12 (1.96%) Grafana
10 10 (1.63%) PowerCLI
10 10 (1.63%) Rundeck
11 9 (1.47%) HockeyApp
12 8 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (1.31%) Nagios
12 8 (1.31%) Prometheus
13 7 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (0.98%) Graphite
14 6 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.82%) Rancher
Vendors
1 76 (12.42%) Microsoft
2 59 (9.64%) Oracle
2 59 (9.64%) VMware
3 35 (5.72%) Cisco
4 30 (4.90%) Google
5 27 (4.41%) Red Hat
6 20 (3.27%) HP
7 19 (3.10%) Splunk
8 17 (2.78%) IBM
9 16 (2.61%) Sybase
10 15 (2.45%) Juniper
10 15 (2.45%) ServiceNow
11 13 (2.12%) AppDynamics
11 13 (2.12%) Pega
12 12 (1.96%) Apple
12 12 (1.96%) Murex
13 9 (1.47%) RedGate
13 9 (1.47%) Twitter
13 9 (1.47%) Xamarin
14 8 (1.31%) McAfee