Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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.

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UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 312 394 325
Rank change year-on-year +82 -69 +68
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 273 321 708
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.72% 0.52% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 1.23% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 220 437
Median daily rate £500 £486 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.83% -2.75% -0.99%
10th Percentile £400 £392 £363
90th Percentile £650 £614 £675
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% -0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 34
Median hourly rate £55.00 £44.51 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.57% -5.30% +6.82%
10th Percentile £47.20 £44.50 £39.27
90th Percentile £70.25 £44.51 £50.35
UK median hourly rate £53.75 £44.51 £47.00
% change year-on-year +20.76% -5.30% +6.82%

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 15,617 26,096 37,389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.96% 42.52% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,044 16,731 23,780
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - -
10th Percentile £250 £220 £260
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £464 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 1,014 1,294
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.70 £17.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +7.10% +0.49%
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.85 £10.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +22.99% +6.86% +2.13%

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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 24 February 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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Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Atlassian in England over the 6 months to 24 February 2021.

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 24 February 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 +52 137 £550 +10.00% 19
Midlands +94 49 £427 -5.11% 12
West Midlands +71 45 £427 -5.11% 10
South West +22 32 £525 +20.00% 16
South East +88 30 £450 -0.22% 11
North of England +76 8 £450 -2.76% 11
East of England +54 8 £500 -16.67% 4
North West +51 6 £400 -13.56% 10
East Midlands +29 2 £315 -30.00% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £450 - 1
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UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 213 (78.02%) JIRA
2 194 (71.06%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (61.17%) Confluence
4 102 (37.36%) DevOps
5 93 (34.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 88 (32.23%) Git (software)
7 86 (31.50%) Docker
7 86 (31.50%) Finance
8 83 (30.40%) Linux
8 83 (30.40%) Jenkins
9 81 (29.67%) Security Cleared
10 80 (29.30%) Java
11 76 (27.84%) Scrum
12 75 (27.47%) Python
13 73 (26.74%) Ansible
13 73 (26.74%) Bitbucket
14 69 (25.27%) SC Cleared
15 62 (22.71%) Public Sector
16 58 (21.25%) Kubernetes
17 57 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
17 57 (20.88%) AWS
18 56 (20.51%) Continuous Delivery
19 51 (18.68%) Microservices
20 45 (16.48%) Terraform
21 43 (15.75%) Azure
22 41 (15.02%) GitHub
23 39 (14.29%) TDD
23 39 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
24 38 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
24 38 (13.92%) Configuration Management

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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
1 167 (61.17%) Confluence
2 22 (8.06%) JBoss
2 22 (8.06%) Red Hat Fuse
3 12 (4.40%) Apache
3 12 (4.40%) Mule
4 11 (4.03%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.66%) Apache ServiceMix
5 10 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.20%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.83%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.47%) nginx
9 3 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.73%) IIS
10 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.37%) SAS
11 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.73%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.37%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.37%) Maximo
2 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 57 (20.88%) AWS
2 43 (15.75%) Azure
3 41 (15.02%) GitHub
4 16 (5.86%) Serverless
5 12 (4.40%) OpenShift
5 12 (4.40%) PaaS
6 11 (4.03%) Amazon Cognito
6 11 (4.03%) Apigee
6 11 (4.03%) IaaS
7 10 (3.66%) Boomi
8 9 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (2.93%) Azure Functions
9 8 (2.93%) Microsoft 365
10 7 (2.56%) GCP
11 6 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (2.20%) Slack
12 4 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (1.47%) npm
13 3 (1.10%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.26%) Firewall
2 15 (5.49%) VLAN
3 14 (5.13%) HTTP
4 12 (4.40%) Reverse Proxy
5 8 (2.93%) DNS
5 8 (2.93%) SNMP
6 5 (1.83%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.47%) Internet
7 4 (1.47%) VXLAN
8 3 (1.10%) Bluetooth
8 3 (1.10%) DHCP
8 3 (1.10%) SMTP
8 3 (1.10%) VSAN
8 3 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.10%) Wireless
8 3 (1.10%) ZigBee
9 2 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.73%) DMVPN
9 2 (0.73%) FTP
9 2 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.42%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (8.06%) MongoDB
4 17 (6.23%) NoSQL
5 16 (5.86%) MySQL
6 15 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.30%) Data Lake
8 9 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.93%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.83%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.83%) Big Data
10 5 (1.83%) BigQuery
10 5 (1.83%) Parquet
10 5 (1.83%) Presto
10 5 (1.83%) Redis
11 4 (1.47%) Spark SQL
12 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.37%) Amazon QuickSight
13 1 (0.37%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 213 (78.02%) JIRA
2 93 (34.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 88 (32.23%) Git (software)
4 83 (30.40%) Jenkins
5 73 (26.74%) Bitbucket
6 32 (11.72%) GitLab
7 28 (10.26%) FishEye
7 28 (10.26%) Maven
8 26 (9.52%) JUnit
9 15 (5.49%) Cucumber
9 15 (5.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (5.49%) Subversion
10 14 (5.13%) SonarQube
11 13 (4.76%) Vagrant
12 12 (4.40%) Hudson
12 12 (4.40%) jMock
13 10 (3.66%) GoCD
13 10 (3.66%) ScriptRunner
14 9 (3.30%) Artifactory
15 6 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 86 (31.50%) Finance
2 62 (22.71%) Public Sector
3 36 (13.19%) Banking
4 29 (10.62%) Investment Banking
5 19 (6.96%) Front Office
6 13 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.66%) Electronics
7 10 (3.66%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.66%) Marketing
8 4 (1.47%) Retail
9 2 (0.73%) Automotive
9 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.73%) Police
10 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.37%) Avionics
10 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (20.88%) Developer
2 41 (15.02%) Java Developer
3 35 (12.82%) Consultant
3 35 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (8.42%) Analyst
4 23 (8.42%) Senior Developer
5 22 (8.06%) JIRA Consultant
6 21 (7.69%) Architect
7 19 (6.96%) JIRA Engineer
7 19 (6.96%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (5.13%) User Researcher
9 13 (4.76%) Business Analyst
10 11 (4.03%) Integration Developer
10 11 (4.03%) Java Middleware Developer
10 11 (4.03%) Middleware Developer
10 11 (4.03%) Senior Integration Developer
10 11 (4.03%) Senior Middleware Developer
11 10 (3.66%) Senior DevOps
11 10 (3.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.30%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.92%) XML
2 32 (11.72%) RESTful
2 32 (11.72%) Web Services
3 31 (11.36%) REST
4 29 (10.62%) Spring
5 22 (8.06%) Middleware
6 21 (7.69%) Apache Camel
7 19 (6.96%) JSON
7 19 (6.96%) Kafka
8 15 (5.49%) .NET
8 15 (5.49%) Spring Boot
9 14 (5.13%) SOAP
10 13 (4.76%) Java EE
10 13 (4.76%) XSLT
11 12 (4.40%) Elastic Stack
11 12 (4.40%) Hibernate
11 12 (4.40%) JAXB
11 12 (4.40%) JMS
11 12 (4.40%) JTA
11 12 (4.40%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.06%) Public Cloud
3 14 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.13%) Derivative
4 13 (4.76%) Fixed Income
5 9 (3.30%) Cloud Native
5 9 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.93%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (2.93%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.83%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.47%) PKI
9 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.10%) NHS
10 2 (0.73%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.73%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.73%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.73%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 83 (30.40%) Linux
2 33 (12.09%) Windows
3 28 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (6.59%) Unix
5 17 (6.23%) CentOS
6 15 (5.49%) Windows Server
7 14 (5.13%) Windows 10
8 13 (4.76%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (1.83%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.37%) Debian
11 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.37%) OpenWrt
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (71.06%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (37.36%) DevOps
3 76 (27.84%) Scrum
4 57 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (20.51%) Continuous Delivery
6 51 (18.68%) Microservices
7 39 (14.29%) TDD
8 38 (13.92%) Configuration Management
8 38 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (12.82%) User Stories
11 34 (12.45%) Infrastructure as Code
12 33 (12.09%) Requirements Gathering
13 31 (11.36%) Business Analysis
13 31 (11.36%) Kanban
13 31 (11.36%) Migration
13 31 (11.36%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 30 (10.99%) Business Case
15 29 (10.62%) Decision-Making
16 28 (10.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 80 (29.30%) Java
2 75 (27.47%) Python
3 38 (13.92%) Bash Shell
4 32 (11.72%) SQL
5 26 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 24 (8.79%) Perl
7 22 (8.06%) C#
8 21 (7.69%) Scala
9 19 (6.96%) JavaScript
9 19 (6.96%) Ruby
10 16 (5.86%) C
11 12 (4.40%) C++
11 12 (4.40%) Go
12 9 (3.30%) Groovy
13 6 (2.20%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.83%) Java 8
15 3 (1.10%) PHP
15 3 (1.10%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.10%) VB
16 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 81 (29.67%) Security Cleared
2 69 (25.27%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.23%) Degree
4 15 (5.49%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.93%) Chartered Engineer
6 6 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.83%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.10%) CCNP
9 3 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.73%) APMP
10 2 (0.73%) MCSA
10 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.37%) CCDA
11 1 (0.37%) CCIE
11 1 (0.37%) ISEB
11 1 (0.37%) MCSE
11 1 (0.37%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.93%) QA
2 3 (1.10%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.10%) NIST
3 2 (0.73%) Def Stans
3 2 (0.73%) NCSC
3 2 (0.73%) PMO
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 86 (31.50%) Docker
2 24 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.86%) vSphere
4 12 (4.40%) GlusterFS
5 6 (2.20%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.83%) HDFS
7 4 (1.47%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.73%) iptables
8 2 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.73%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 73 (26.74%) Ansible
2 58 (21.25%) Kubernetes
3 45 (16.48%) Terraform
4 31 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (11.36%) Puppet
5 28 (10.26%) Grafana
5 28 (10.26%) Prometheus
6 15 (5.49%) Packer
7 10 (3.66%) Rundeck
7 10 (3.66%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (2.93%) ZABBIX
9 5 (1.83%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (1.83%) vCenter Server
10 4 (1.47%) Salt
10 4 (1.47%) vRealize
11 3 (1.10%) HP ALM
11 3 (1.10%) Rancher
11 3 (1.10%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 2 (0.73%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.73%) Kibana
Vendors
1 25 (9.16%) VMware
2 21 (7.69%) Splunk
3 18 (6.59%) Dell
4 17 (6.23%) Microsoft
4 17 (6.23%) Red Hat
5 16 (5.86%) Oracle
6 12 (4.40%) Murex
6 12 (4.40%) Sybase
7 10 (3.66%) Axway
7 10 (3.66%) Fiorano
7 10 (3.66%) Jitterbit
7 10 (3.66%) MuleSoft
7 10 (3.66%) SaltStack
7 10 (3.66%) SAP
7 10 (3.66%) Talend
7 10 (3.66%) TIBCO
7 10 (3.66%) webMethods
8 8 (2.93%) EMC
9 7 (2.56%) Google
10 6 (2.20%) CheckPoint