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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 413 394 480
Rank change year-on-year -19 +86  
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 192 243 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.49% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 1.10% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 160 104
Median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £625 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 19019 22047 22494
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.98% 44.46% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11634 13837 13470
Median daily rate £430 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +2.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 633 739 1007
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £11.00 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

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 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 -51 92 £475 -5.00% 16
South East +14 31 £474 +18.50% 5
South West +15 19 £465 +20.77% 7
East of England +4 12 £388 -31.11% 5
West Midlands +6 10 £510 +37.83% 3
North East +79 9 - - 2
North West +16 8 £350 -3.11% 6
East Midlands - 6 £475 - 1
Yorkshire +26 2 - - 4
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UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 369 (83.86%) JIRA
2 287 (65.23%) Confluence
3 267 (60.68%) Agile Software Development
4 154 (35.00%) Linux
5 153 (34.77%) DevOps
6 149 (33.86%) Jenkins
7 146 (33.18%) Continuous Integration
8 135 (30.68%) Java
9 131 (29.77%) Scrum
10 124 (28.18%) Amazon AWS
11 123 (27.95%) Ansible
12 115 (26.14%) Git (software)
13 90 (20.45%) Oracle
14 89 (20.23%) Bitbucket
15 83 (18.86%) Puppet
16 80 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
16 80 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 75 (17.05%) Finance
18 72 (16.36%) Configuration Management
18 72 (16.36%) Windows
18 72 (16.36%) Sonatype Nexus
19 66 (15.00%) Test Automation
20 64 (14.55%) Security Cleared
20 64 (14.55%) Docker
21 63 (14.32%) Kanban
21 63 (14.32%) Python
22 59 (13.41%) JavaScript
23 55 (12.50%) Unix
24 54 (12.27%) Continuous Delivery
25 53 (12.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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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
1 287 (65.23%) Confluence
2 26 (5.91%) WebLogic
3 18 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (3.18%) CMS
5 12 (2.73%) OpenStack
6 11 (2.50%) Apache
6 11 (2.50%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.27%) WebSphere
8 9 (2.05%) IIS
9 8 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (1.36%) Drupal
11 4 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.68%) JBoss
12 3 (0.68%) Liferay
12 3 (0.68%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.45%) Alfresco
Applications
1 14 (3.18%) HipChat
2 13 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (0.91%) Mingle
7 3 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.23%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 124 (28.18%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (6.36%) Trello
4 24 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (3.64%) GitHub
6 15 (3.41%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (2.73%) SaaS
8 9 (2.05%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (1.14%) PaaS
10 3 (0.68%) G Suite
10 3 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.68%) IaaS
11 2 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.45%) Office 365
12 1 (0.23%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.82%) VPN
2 27 (6.14%) Firewall
3 16 (3.64%) DNS
4 15 (3.41%) LDAP
5 8 (1.82%) Reverse Proxy
5 8 (1.82%) SNMP
6 7 (1.59%) SSL
7 6 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.14%) LAN
9 4 (0.91%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.91%) Internet
9 4 (0.91%) WAN
10 3 (0.68%) AMQP
11 2 (0.45%) OpenVPN
11 2 (0.45%) VoIP
12 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.23%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.23%) WebEx
12 1 (0.23%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (7.27%) MySQL
3 27 (6.14%) Oracle Database
4 24 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
5 19 (4.32%) SQL Server
6 15 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (2.73%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.50%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.27%) NoSQL
11 9 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.59%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.36%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.91%) Big Data
14 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (0.68%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.68%) DB2
15 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 369 (83.86%) JIRA
2 149 (33.86%) Jenkins
3 115 (26.14%) Git (software)
4 89 (20.23%) Bitbucket
5 80 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 72 (16.36%) Sonatype Nexus
7 50 (11.36%) Maven
8 47 (10.68%) Selenium
9 29 (6.59%) SoapUI
10 25 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (5.68%) TeamCity
11 23 (5.23%) Cucumber
11 23 (5.23%) GitLab
11 23 (5.23%) Vagrant
12 20 (4.55%) WebDriver
13 18 (4.09%) Octopus Deploy
14 17 (3.86%) Rational DOORS
15 15 (3.41%) Subversion
16 14 (3.18%) JUnit
17 10 (2.27%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 75 (17.05%) Finance
2 32 (7.27%) Banking
3 7 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 7 (1.59%) Retail
4 6 (1.36%) Games
4 6 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.14%) Electronics
5 5 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.91%) Marketing
6 4 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.68%) Front Office
8 2 (0.45%) Military
9 1 (0.23%) Back Office
9 1 (0.23%) Law
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (24.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 74 (16.82%) Developer
3 47 (10.68%) Architect
4 41 (9.32%) Analyst
5 38 (8.64%) AWS Engineer
6 31 (7.05%) Tester
7 30 (6.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 29 (6.59%) Linux Engineer
9 28 (6.36%) AWS Architect
9 28 (6.36%) AWS DevOps
10 27 (6.14%) Cloud Engineer
11 25 (5.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 22 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 21 (4.77%) JIRA Engineer
14 20 (4.55%) Automation Tester
14 20 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
15 19 (4.32%) Java Developer
16 18 (4.09%) Business Analyst
16 18 (4.09%) Java Engineer
17 16 (3.64%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.55%) RESTful
2 39 (8.86%) .NET
3 33 (7.50%) Gherkin
4 31 (7.05%) HTML
5 30 (6.82%) Software Packaging
6 27 (6.14%) Web Services
7 26 (5.91%) CSS
8 24 (5.45%) Spring
9 19 (4.32%) Hibernate
10 18 (4.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 17 (3.86%) .NET Framework
11 17 (3.86%) Elastic Stack
12 12 (2.73%) SOAP
13 10 (2.27%) XML
14 9 (2.05%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (2.05%) REST
15 8 (1.82%) J2EE
15 8 (1.82%) Middleware
16 7 (1.59%) ASP.NET
17 6 (1.36%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 21 (4.77%) PKI
4 12 (2.73%) Cloud Native
4 12 (2.73%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.05%) PMI
7 8 (1.82%) Fintech
7 8 (1.82%) iPad
8 7 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.59%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.36%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.14%) Equities
10 5 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.14%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.91%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.91%) User Experience
12 3 (0.68%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.68%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 154 (35.00%) Linux
2 72 (16.36%) Windows
3 55 (12.50%) Unix
4 53 (12.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (9.77%) Windows Server
6 22 (5.00%) CentOS
7 21 (4.77%) Ubuntu
8 9 (2.05%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.36%) Amazon Linux
9 6 (1.36%) Android
10 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.91%) Solaris
12 2 (0.45%) Debian
13 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.23%) SUSE
13 1 (0.23%) VMS
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (60.68%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (34.77%) DevOps
3 146 (33.18%) Continuous Integration
4 131 (29.77%) Scrum
5 72 (16.36%) Configuration Management
6 66 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 63 (14.32%) Kanban
8 54 (12.27%) Continuous Delivery
9 46 (10.45%) Open Source
10 43 (9.77%) Coaching
11 39 (8.86%) Software Engineering
12 38 (8.64%) User Stories
13 35 (7.95%) BDD
14 32 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (7.05%) PRINCE2
16 30 (6.82%) Project Management
17 29 (6.59%) TDD
18 24 (5.45%) API Testing
19 23 (5.23%) Migration
20 22 (5.00%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 135 (30.68%) Java
2 63 (14.32%) Python
3 59 (13.41%) JavaScript
4 40 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 36 (8.18%) SQL
6 28 (6.36%) Scala
7 25 (5.68%) Groovy
8 19 (4.32%) Bash Shell
8 19 (4.32%) C#
9 18 (4.09%) Perl
10 15 (3.41%) Ruby
11 12 (2.73%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.50%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.05%) PHP
14 8 (1.82%) C++
14 8 (1.82%) VB
15 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.68%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.68%) VBScript
16 2 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 64 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 53 (12.05%) Degree
3 49 (11.14%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.64%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.95%) PMP
6 12 (2.73%) PMI Certification
7 11 (2.50%) ISTQB
8 10 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (2.27%) Chartered Engineer
8 10 (2.27%) CITP
8 10 (2.27%) ISEB
8 10 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (2.27%) MBCS
9 7 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.68%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.68%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.68%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.45%) QA
2 5 (1.14%) PMO
3 2 (0.45%) GCP
3 2 (0.45%) GxP
3 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) GDPR
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (14.55%) Docker
2 40 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.36%) vCloud
6 3 (0.68%) KVM
6 3 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.23%) Xen
8 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 123 (27.95%) Ansible
2 83 (18.86%) Puppet
3 39 (8.86%) Terraform
4 38 (8.64%) Kubernetes
5 26 (5.91%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (5.45%) Dollar Universe
7 19 (4.32%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (3.18%) ZABBIX
9 13 (2.95%) Pingdom
9 13 (2.95%) yum
10 12 (2.73%) Consul
11 9 (2.05%) Packer
12 8 (1.82%) logstash
12 8 (1.82%) Rsyslog
13 7 (1.59%) Icinga
13 7 (1.59%) Kibana
14 6 (1.36%) BladeLogic
14 6 (1.36%) FortiGate
14 6 (1.36%) Forum Sentry
15 4 (0.91%) Control-M
Vendors
1 90 (20.45%) Oracle
2 46 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 44 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 43 (9.77%) VMware
5 34 (7.73%) HP
6 27 (6.14%) TIBCO
7 25 (5.68%) CA
8 24 (5.45%) AppDynamics
9 17 (3.86%) CA Agile Central
10 13 (2.95%) PagerDuty
11 9 (2.05%) Adobe
11 9 (2.05%) IBM
12 7 (1.59%) Cisco
13 6 (1.36%) AlienVault
13 6 (1.36%) Juniper
13 6 (1.36%) New Relic
13 6 (1.36%) Palo Alto
13 6 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.36%) Sonatype
13 6 (1.36%) Sybase
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