Period
to 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021 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
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 356 385 329
Rank change year-on-year +29 -56 +97
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 267 241 657
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.53% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 1.26% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 164 439
10th Percentile £363 £400 £363
25th Percentile £425 £413 £421
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £606 £550 £600
90th Percentile £675 £603 £675
UK median daily rate £498 £458 £500
% change year-on-year +8.85% -8.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 13
10th Percentile £51.38 £42.37 £43.10
25th Percentile £51.56 £42.73 £46.25
Median hourly rate £53.75 £44.63 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +20.43% -6.04% -2.06%
75th Percentile £56.56 £46.66 £50.00
90th Percentile £57.13 £47.09 "
UK median hourly rate £53.75 £44.63 £46.00
% change year-on-year +20.43% -2.97% -5.15%

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 18,498 19,200 34,914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.76% 42.46% 41.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,022 12,170 22,305
10th Percentile £275 £225 £263
25th Percentile £378 £356 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £465
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%
75th Percentile £579 £574 £572
90th Percentile £675 £669 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £460
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 608 739 1,105
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.75 £11.00
25th Percentile £14.00 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £18.19
Median % change year-on-year +13.51% +1.70% +3.94%
75th Percentile £43.75 £30.00 £36.00
90th Percentile £56.33 £50.00 £49.13
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +5.11%

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Atlassian in England over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

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 14 May 2021. 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 -34 115 £550 +15.79% 27
Midlands +39 41 £498 +7.57% 9
West Midlands +35 39 £498 +2.84% 7
South West +8 38 £499 +1.06% 18
South East +26 30 £450 -5.26% 22
North of England +43 11 £450 - 17
North West +18 9 £450 - 12
East of England +34 8 £500 -16.67% 7
Yorkshire +36 2 £675 +50.00% 3
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UK

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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.

1 202 (75.66%) JIRA
2 197 (73.78%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (62.17%) Confluence
4 94 (35.21%) DevOps
4 94 (35.21%) Scrum
5 84 (31.46%) Java
6 73 (27.34%) Social Skills
7 71 (26.59%) Git (software)
8 68 (25.47%) Finance
9 63 (23.60%) Linux
10 59 (22.10%) Docker
11 58 (21.72%) Security Cleared
12 53 (19.85%) Public Sector
13 52 (19.48%) Microservices
13 52 (19.48%) Bitbucket
14 49 (18.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 48 (17.98%) User Stories
16 46 (17.23%) TDD
17 45 (16.85%) Banking
18 44 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
19 43 (16.10%) Jenkins
19 43 (16.10%) Azure
20 42 (15.73%) Python
21 40 (14.98%) AWS
22 39 (14.61%) Investment Banking
22 39 (14.61%) Continuous Delivery
23 38 (14.23%) SC Cleared
24 35 (13.11%) Kubernetes
25 34 (12.73%) GitHub
26 33 (12.36%) Microsoft

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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
1 166 (62.17%) Confluence
2 15 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.12%) JBoss
3 11 (4.12%) Red Hat Fuse
4 10 (3.75%) Mule
5 7 (2.62%) Apache
6 3 (1.12%) CMS
6 3 (1.12%) IIS
6 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.75%) Drupal
7 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.75%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.75%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.75%) nginx
7 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.62%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.75%) Figma
Business Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.50%) Sentinel
3 3 (1.12%) assyst
3 3 (1.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.37%) Maximo
5 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 43 (16.10%) Azure
2 40 (14.98%) AWS
3 34 (12.73%) GitHub
4 13 (4.87%) OpenShift
5 12 (4.49%) GCP
6 11 (4.12%) Serverless
7 10 (3.75%) Microsoft 365
8 9 (3.37%) PaaS
9 7 (2.62%) IaaS
9 7 (2.62%) Power Platform
10 5 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.87%) Apigee
10 5 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (1.87%) Azure Functions
10 5 (1.87%) Datadog
10 5 (1.87%) Slack
11 4 (1.50%) Azure Event Grid
12 3 (1.12%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 3 (1.12%) Azure Storage
12 3 (1.12%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.00%) DNS
2 6 (2.25%) Firewall
3 5 (1.87%) Bluetooth
3 5 (1.87%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.87%) Wireless
3 5 (1.87%) ZigBee
4 3 (1.12%) HTTP
4 3 (1.12%) VXLAN
5 2 (0.75%) BGP
5 2 (0.75%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.75%) FTP
5 2 (0.75%) IMAP
5 2 (0.75%) NAS
5 2 (0.75%) OSPF
5 2 (0.75%) SMTP
5 2 (0.75%) SSH
5 2 (0.75%) SSL
5 2 (0.75%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 25 (9.36%) SQL Server
3 23 (8.61%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (8.24%) MongoDB
5 20 (7.49%) NoSQL
6 16 (5.99%) MySQL
7 13 (4.87%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.37%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.62%) Data Lake
10 6 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.87%) BigQuery
12 4 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (1.50%) Power BI
12 4 (1.50%) Spark SQL
13 3 (1.12%) DB2
13 3 (1.12%) Redis
14 2 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.75%) DbVisualizer
14 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 202 (75.66%) JIRA
2 71 (26.59%) Git (software)
3 52 (19.48%) Bitbucket
4 49 (18.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 43 (16.10%) Jenkins
6 28 (10.49%) Maven
7 19 (7.12%) JUnit
8 18 (6.74%) Cucumber
9 17 (6.37%) GitLab
10 15 (5.62%) FishEye
11 13 (4.87%) Subversion
12 10 (3.75%) Hudson
12 10 (3.75%) jMock
13 9 (3.37%) Selenium
14 8 (3.00%) TestRail
15 7 (2.62%) Artifactory
16 6 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
17 5 (1.87%) CircleCI
17 5 (1.87%) SonarQube
17 5 (1.87%) webpack
General
1 73 (27.34%) Social Skills
2 68 (25.47%) Finance
3 53 (19.85%) Public Sector
4 45 (16.85%) Banking
5 39 (14.61%) Investment Banking
6 29 (10.86%) Front Office
7 25 (9.36%) Influencing Skills
8 23 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (4.87%) Presentation Skills
10 12 (4.49%) Telecoms
11 7 (2.62%) Marketing
11 7 (2.62%) Retail
12 5 (1.87%) Electronics
12 5 (1.87%) Manufacturing
13 3 (1.12%) Aerospace
13 3 (1.12%) Automotive
13 3 (1.12%) French Language
13 3 (1.12%) Local Government
14 2 (0.75%) German Language
14 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (25.84%) Developer
2 45 (16.85%) Java Developer
3 29 (10.86%) Senior Developer
4 26 (9.74%) Consultant
5 25 (9.36%) Analyst
5 25 (9.36%) Senior Java Developer
6 24 (8.99%) Architect
7 23 (8.61%) User Researcher
8 18 (6.74%) JIRA Consultant
9 16 (5.99%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (4.49%) Business Analyst
10 12 (4.49%) Software Engineer
11 11 (4.12%) Embedded Engineer
12 10 (3.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 10 (3.75%) Integration Developer
12 10 (3.75%) Java Middleware Developer
12 10 (3.75%) Middleware Developer
12 10 (3.75%) Senior Integration Developer
12 10 (3.75%) Senior Middleware Developer
13 8 (3.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.24%) REST
2 29 (10.86%) Kafka
3 28 (10.49%) Spring
4 25 (9.36%) XML
5 24 (8.99%) Web Services
6 17 (6.37%) HTML
7 13 (4.87%) .NET
8 12 (4.49%) Hibernate
8 12 (4.49%) Java EE
8 12 (4.49%) Middleware
8 12 (4.49%) RESTful
8 12 (4.49%) XSLT
9 11 (4.12%) Apache Camel
10 10 (3.75%) FpML
10 10 (3.75%) JAXB
10 10 (3.75%) JMS
10 10 (3.75%) JTA
10 10 (3.75%) JTS
10 10 (3.75%) React
10 10 (3.75%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.24%) Fixed Income
2 13 (4.87%) Derivative
3 12 (4.49%) Public Cloud
4 10 (3.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (3.37%) Cloud Native
5 9 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (3.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.25%) User Experience
7 6 (2.25%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.12%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.12%) NHS
9 3 (1.12%) Wiki
10 2 (0.75%) Clustering
10 2 (0.75%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.75%) PMI
10 2 (0.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 63 (23.60%) Linux
2 20 (7.49%) Unix
3 16 (5.99%) Windows
4 13 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.87%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (1.50%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.12%) CentOS
8 2 (0.75%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.37%) Alpine Linux
9 1 (0.37%) Debian
9 1 (0.37%) OpenWrt
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (73.78%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (35.21%) DevOps
2 94 (35.21%) Scrum
3 52 (19.48%) Microservices
4 48 (17.98%) User Stories
5 46 (17.23%) TDD
6 44 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
7 39 (14.61%) Continuous Delivery
8 28 (10.49%) Decision-Making
8 28 (10.49%) Migration
9 27 (10.11%) Business Analysis
9 27 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (9.36%) Customer Insight
10 25 (9.36%) Prototyping
10 25 (9.36%) Qualitative Research
10 25 (9.36%) Quantitative Research
10 25 (9.36%) Test Automation
11 24 (8.99%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 24 (8.99%) Software Engineering
12 23 (8.61%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (31.46%) Java
2 42 (15.73%) Python
3 32 (11.99%) SQL
4 30 (11.24%) JavaScript
5 29 (10.86%) Scala
6 24 (8.99%) C
7 14 (5.24%) C#
7 14 (5.24%) C++
8 12 (4.49%) Bash Shell
8 12 (4.49%) Ruby
9 11 (4.12%) PowerShell
10 10 (3.75%) Groovy
11 9 (3.37%) Java 8
11 9 (3.37%) Perl
12 7 (2.62%) Go
12 7 (2.62%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.50%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.50%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (21.72%) Security Cleared
2 38 (14.23%) SC Cleared
3 28 (10.49%) Degree
4 13 (4.87%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.62%) Chartered Engineer
6 5 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.12%) CCNA
8 3 (1.12%) CISA
8 3 (1.12%) ISACA
8 3 (1.12%) ISEB
9 2 (0.75%) APMP
9 2 (0.75%) CCNP
9 2 (0.75%) FFIEC
9 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.37%) CISSP
10 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.87%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) COBIT
2 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.12%) NIST
2 3 (1.12%) NIST 800
3 2 (0.75%) COSO
3 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (0.75%) PMO
4 1 (0.37%) Def Stans
System Software
1 59 (22.10%) Docker
2 11 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.62%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.12%) GlusterFS
5 3 (1.12%) iptables
5 3 (1.12%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.37%) KVM
7 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (13.11%) Kubernetes
2 30 (11.24%) Ansible
3 26 (9.74%) Terraform
4 10 (3.75%) Grafana
4 10 (3.75%) Prometheus
5 9 (3.37%) Rancher
6 8 (3.00%) Packer
7 5 (1.87%) vRealize
7 5 (1.87%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 4 (1.50%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.12%) HP ALM
9 3 (1.12%) RSA Archer
9 3 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.75%) Kibana
10 2 (0.75%) Puppet
11 1 (0.37%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.37%) Istio
11 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.37%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.49%) VMware
3 10 (3.75%) Google
3 10 (3.75%) Murex
3 10 (3.75%) Sybase
4 9 (3.37%) Oracle
4 9 (3.37%) Splunk
5 8 (3.00%) IBM
6 7 (2.62%) SAP
7 5 (1.87%) Progress
7 5 (1.87%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.50%) Cisco
9 3 (1.12%) Databricks
9 3 (1.12%) Dynatrace
9 3 (1.12%) HP
9 3 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.12%) Sparx
9 3 (1.12%) WSO2
10 2 (0.75%) BiZZdesign
10 2 (0.75%) Xerox