Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 433 329 413
Rank change year-on-year -104 +84 -65
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 365 249 345
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.72% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 1.71% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 171 233
10th Percentile £369 £400 £393
25th Percentile £433 £427 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £523 £510 £451
Median % change year-on-year +2.45% +13.08% -10.69%
75th Percentile £613 £625 £550
90th Percentile £700 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £520 £456
% change year-on-year +0.96% +14.16% -8.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 3
10th Percentile £38.68 £46.20 £44.50
25th Percentile £46.72 £48.75 £44.51
Median hourly rate £50.00 £55.00 £44.51
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +23.57% -5.30%
75th Percentile £51.75 £66.25 -
90th Percentile £52.95 £73.75 -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £53.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year -6.98% +20.79% -5.32%

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 26,868 14,529 27,881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.47% 41.72% 42.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,204 9,447 17,911
10th Percentile £256 £250 £225
25th Percentile £405 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year +12.43% +2.78% -
75th Percentile £625 £570 £555
90th Percentile £713 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £513 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +11.41% +2.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 834 516 1,112
10th Percentile £11.31 £11.41 £11.50
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.26 £14.25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.24 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -13.92% +24.25% +6.86%
75th Percentile £41.38 £46.75 £33.75
90th Percentile £58.75 £59.38 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.09 £24.75 £18.70
% change year-on-year -18.82% +32.35% +6.89%

Atlassian
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Atlassian as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Atlassian in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Atlassian in England.

Daily rate trend for Atlassian in England

Atlassian
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Atlassian in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Atlassian in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Atlassian in England.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -125 177 £525 -11.58% 29
South West -34 46 £550 +6.80% 13
South East -58 34 £495 -2.94% 16
North of England -30 31 £435 +8.75% 15
Midlands -84 24 £475 +11.24% 9
North West -28 23 £428 +22.29% 4
West Midlands -67 23 £478 +11.83% 7
East of England -35 16 £625 +25.00% 10
Yorkshire -31 5 £525 +16.67% 10
North East - 3 £475 - 1
East Midlands -29 1 £475 +50.79% 2
South Coast - 1 - -
Atlassian
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 295 (80.82%) JIRA
2 224 (61.37%) Confluence
3 184 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
4 147 (40.27%) DevOps
5 114 (31.23%) Linux
6 102 (27.95%) Social Skills
7 97 (26.58%) Java
8 94 (25.75%) Azure
9 89 (24.38%) AWS
10 83 (22.74%) Python
11 81 (22.19%) Bitbucket
12 80 (21.92%) Scrum
13 79 (21.64%) CI/CD
14 77 (21.10%) Docker
15 72 (19.73%) Problem-Solving
16 70 (19.18%) Jenkins
17 65 (17.81%) Security Cleared
18 63 (17.26%) Ansible
19 59 (16.16%) Kubernetes
19 59 (16.16%) Git (software)
20 55 (15.07%) Windows
21 52 (14.25%) PowerShell
22 51 (13.97%) C#
22 51 (13.97%) Finance
23 50 (13.70%) Service Management
23 50 (13.70%) JavaScript
24 46 (12.60%) Bash
25 45 (12.33%) SC Cleared
25 45 (12.33%) Microsoft
26 44 (12.05%) SQL

Atlassian
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
1 224 (61.37%) Confluence
2 38 (10.41%) SharePoint
3 19 (5.21%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (3.29%) CMS
5 10 (2.74%) Apache
5 10 (2.74%) JBoss
6 9 (2.47%) Appian
7 7 (1.92%) Drupal
8 6 (1.64%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.10%) Mule
10 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Fuse
11 2 (0.55%) IIS
11 2 (0.55%) nginx
11 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.27%) PlantUML
Business Applications
1 7 (1.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 94 (25.75%) Azure
2 89 (24.38%) AWS
3 41 (11.23%) GitHub
4 30 (8.22%) GCP
5 27 (7.40%) Microsoft 365
6 15 (4.11%) Serverless
7 14 (3.84%) Azure Monitor
7 14 (3.84%) OpenShift
8 12 (3.29%) Amazon S3
9 11 (3.01%) GitHub Actions
9 11 (3.01%) Power Platform
10 10 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (2.19%) IaaS
12 8 (2.19%) NuGet
13 7 (1.92%) PowerApps
13 7 (1.92%) SaaS
14 6 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (1.64%) Slack
15 5 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.30%) Firewall
2 15 (4.11%) DNS
3 13 (3.56%) Kerberos
4 9 (2.47%) Bluetooth
4 9 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (2.19%) VPN
5 8 (2.19%) Wireless
6 7 (1.92%) Network Security
6 7 (1.92%) VXLAN
6 7 (1.92%) ZigBee
7 5 (1.37%) BGP
7 5 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (1.37%) DHCP
7 5 (1.37%) DMVPN
7 5 (1.37%) OSPF
8 4 (1.10%) IPv6
8 4 (1.10%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.10%) VSAN
8 4 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.85%) MySQL
3 22 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (4.93%) Relational Database
5 15 (4.11%) MongoDB
6 13 (3.56%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.01%) Big Data
8 8 (2.19%) Power BI
9 7 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (1.92%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.64%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.37%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (1.37%) HBase
12 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.55%) Impala
Development Applications
1 295 (80.82%) JIRA
2 81 (22.19%) Bitbucket
3 70 (19.18%) Jenkins
4 59 (16.16%) Git (software)
5 41 (11.23%) SonarQube
6 32 (8.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 31 (8.49%) Maven
7 31 (8.49%) Sonatype Nexus
8 26 (7.12%) GitLab
9 19 (5.21%) Cucumber
10 17 (4.66%) Selenium
11 14 (3.84%) Cypress.io
11 14 (3.84%) JUnit
12 13 (3.56%) Gradle
13 9 (2.47%) Artifactory
14 8 (2.19%) Subversion
15 7 (1.92%) Postman
16 6 (1.64%) Crucible
16 6 (1.64%) FishEye
16 6 (1.64%) TestRail
General
1 102 (27.95%) Social Skills
2 51 (13.97%) Finance
3 40 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (10.41%) Banking
5 37 (10.14%) Public Sector
6 24 (6.58%) Influencing Skills
7 16 (4.38%) Investment Banking
7 16 (4.38%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (1.37%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (1.10%) Automotive
9 4 (1.10%) Marketing
9 4 (1.10%) Police
9 4 (1.10%) Retail
10 3 (0.82%) Front Office
10 3 (0.82%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.55%) Electronics
11 2 (0.55%) International Banking
11 2 (0.55%) Legal
11 2 (0.55%) Publishing
11 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (18.90%) Developer
2 43 (11.78%) Administrator
3 41 (11.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 33 (9.04%) JIRA Administrator
5 31 (8.49%) Architect
6 24 (6.58%) Analyst
7 21 (5.75%) Java Developer
7 21 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
8 19 (5.21%) Consultant
8 19 (5.21%) JIRA Developer
9 18 (4.93%) Business Analyst
10 17 (4.66%) User Researcher
11 15 (4.11%) Software Engineer
12 11 (3.01%) Automation Engineer
12 11 (3.01%) JIRA Engineer
12 11 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (2.74%) JIRA Consultant
13 10 (2.74%) Scrum Master
14 8 (2.19%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.78%) REST
2 34 (9.32%) .NET
3 31 (8.49%) Spring
4 26 (7.12%) Elastic Stack
5 24 (6.58%) XML
6 22 (6.03%) Spring Boot
7 20 (5.48%) JSON
8 19 (5.21%) React
9 17 (4.66%) ASP.NET
10 16 (4.38%) RESTful
11 15 (4.11%) LDAP
11 15 (4.11%) OAuth
11 15 (4.11%) Web Services
12 13 (3.56%) HTML
12 13 (3.56%) Node.js
13 12 (3.29%) Middleware
13 12 (3.29%) OpenID
14 10 (2.74%) CSS
14 10 (2.74%) JWT
15 9 (2.47%) FIDO
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (2.47%) Derivative
2 9 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (2.19%) Cloud Native
3 8 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (2.19%) PKI
4 7 (1.92%) Fixed Income
5 6 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.37%) FlexPod
6 5 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.37%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.37%) User Experience
7 4 (1.10%) Cybercrime
7 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.10%) Legacy Systems
7 4 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.10%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.10%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.82%) Credit Derivative
8 3 (0.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 114 (31.23%) Linux
2 55 (15.07%) Windows
3 25 (6.85%) Unix
4 11 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.74%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.19%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (1.92%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.82%) CentOS
9 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.27%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.27%) VMS
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (40.27%) DevOps
3 80 (21.92%) Scrum
4 79 (21.64%) CI/CD
5 72 (19.73%) Problem-Solving
6 50 (13.70%) Service Management
7 43 (11.78%) Test Automation
8 40 (10.96%) Continuous Delivery
9 39 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (10.14%) ITIL
10 37 (10.14%) Software Engineering
11 33 (9.04%) Infrastructure as Code
12 32 (8.77%) ITSM
12 32 (8.77%) User Stories
13 30 (8.22%) Microservices
13 30 (8.22%) Migration
14 29 (7.95%) TDD
15 28 (7.67%) Configuration Management
16 27 (7.40%) Decision-Making
16 27 (7.40%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 97 (26.58%) Java
2 83 (22.74%) Python
3 52 (14.25%) PowerShell
4 51 (13.97%) C#
5 50 (13.70%) JavaScript
6 46 (12.60%) Bash
7 44 (12.05%) SQL
8 30 (8.22%) Groovy
9 17 (4.66%) Shell Script
10 15 (4.11%) C
11 11 (3.01%) VB
12 10 (2.74%) Perl
12 10 (2.74%) PHP
13 9 (2.47%) C++
13 9 (2.47%) Go
14 7 (1.92%) Scala
14 7 (1.92%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.64%) Java 8
16 4 (1.10%) Java 11
16 4 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (17.81%) Security Cleared
2 45 (12.33%) SC Cleared
3 37 (10.14%) Degree
4 14 (3.84%) DV Cleared
4 14 (3.84%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.47%) Master's Degree
7 6 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.37%) CCNP
8 5 (1.37%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.82%) CCNA
11 2 (0.55%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.55%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.27%) CSSLP
12 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.01%) QA
2 8 (2.19%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.82%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.82%) EMIR
3 3 (0.82%) GDPR
3 3 (0.82%) MiFID
3 3 (0.82%) PMO
4 2 (0.55%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.55%) SLA
5 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.27%) NIST
System Software
1 77 (21.10%) Docker
2 18 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.47%) vSphere
5 7 (1.92%) OpenAM
5 7 (1.92%) OpenIDM
6 5 (1.37%) HDFS
6 5 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (1.10%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.82%) KVM
9 2 (0.55%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.55%) iptables
9 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.55%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.55%) Xen
10 1 (0.27%) GeoWebCache
10 1 (0.27%) IAG
10 1 (0.27%) NFS
10 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 63 (17.26%) Ansible
2 59 (16.16%) Kubernetes
3 40 (10.96%) Terraform
4 27 (7.40%) Prometheus
5 25 (6.85%) Kibana
6 22 (6.03%) Grafana
7 14 (3.84%) Tivoli
8 10 (2.74%) Argo
9 9 (2.47%) Rancher
10 8 (2.19%) Puppet
11 7 (1.92%) vCenter Server
12 6 (1.64%) Nagios
13 5 (1.37%) VxRail
13 5 (1.37%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.82%) HP ALM
14 3 (0.82%) logstash
14 3 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.82%) Packer
15 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
15 2 (0.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 45 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.96%) Oracle
3 27 (7.40%) Google
4 24 (6.58%) ServiceNow
5 21 (5.75%) IBM
5 21 (5.75%) VMware
6 18 (4.93%) HP
7 14 (3.84%) BMC
8 13 (3.56%) Cisco
8 13 (3.56%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (2.74%) MuleSoft
9 10 (2.74%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.92%) ForgeRock
10 7 (1.92%) Splunk
11 6 (1.64%) Checkmarx
11 6 (1.64%) Dynatrace
11 6 (1.64%) NetApp
11 6 (1.64%) Sybase
12 5 (1.37%) McAfee
12 5 (1.37%) SAP