Period
to 30 July 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 30 July 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
England > London
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 397 292 341
Rank change year-on-year -105 +49 +53
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 134 102 277
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.64% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 1.62% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 76 217
10th Percentile £365 £413 £404
25th Percentile £425 £438 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +3.00% -9.09% -
75th Percentile £600 £600 £638
90th Percentile £688 £655 £675
England median daily rate £486 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.75% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £43.00
England median hourly rate £45.50 £44.76 £50.00
% change year-on-year +1.66% -10.49% +6.38%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 11,817 6,286 16,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.03% 39.75% 39.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,921 4,330 10,827
10th Percentile £346 £300 £288
25th Percentile £429 £410 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £619 £588
90th Percentile £725 £720 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 75 256
10th Percentile £13.23 £12.66 £11.89
25th Percentile £16.25 £19.00 £14.95
Median hourly rate £24.35 £27.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -9.81% +35.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £44.79 £45.50 £28.19
90th Percentile £65.00 £49.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.11% +5.71%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Atlassian in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Atlassian in London

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Atlassian in London over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Atlassian in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Atlassian in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Atlassian within the London region over the 6 months to 30 July 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
South London +35 14 £513 - 8
Central London -49 8 £525 +7.14% 5
East London +2 1 £540 +18.68%
West London 0 1 - - 7
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England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 London region with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 97 (72.39%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (70.90%) JIRA
3 78 (58.21%) Confluence
4 56 (41.79%) Java
5 47 (35.07%) DevOps
6 42 (31.34%) Docker
6 42 (31.34%) Git (software)
7 38 (28.36%) AWS
8 36 (26.87%) Finance
9 35 (26.12%) Scrum
10 34 (25.37%) Banking
11 33 (24.63%) Microservices
12 27 (20.15%) Spring
12 27 (20.15%) GitHub
12 27 (20.15%) Infrastructure as Code
13 25 (18.66%) Bitbucket
13 25 (18.66%) Jenkins
13 25 (18.66%) Investment Banking
13 25 (18.66%) Microsoft
14 24 (17.91%) Kubernetes
15 23 (17.16%) Kafka
15 23 (17.16%) Linux
16 22 (16.42%) Azure
17 21 (15.67%) PostgreSQL
18 20 (14.93%) Front Office
18 20 (14.93%) Security Cleared
19 19 (14.18%) Apache Cassandra
20 18 (13.43%) Web Services
20 18 (13.43%) JavaScript
21 17 (12.69%) Python

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 78 (58.21%) Confluence
2 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.48%) CMS
4 5 (3.73%) JBoss
4 5 (3.73%) Mule
4 5 (3.73%) Red Hat Fuse
5 3 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.49%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (1.49%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) Figma
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 38 (28.36%) AWS
2 27 (20.15%) GitHub
3 22 (16.42%) Azure
4 10 (7.46%) GCP
5 8 (5.97%) OpenShift
5 8 (5.97%) Serverless
6 7 (5.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (5.22%) Microsoft 365
7 6 (4.48%) IaaS
8 5 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (3.73%) Amazon S3
8 5 (3.73%) Power Platform
8 5 (3.73%) Slack
9 4 (2.99%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (2.99%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (2.99%) PowerApps
10 3 (2.24%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (2.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.73%) Bluetooth
1 5 (3.73%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (3.73%) Wireless
1 5 (3.73%) ZigBee
2 4 (2.99%) DNS
3 3 (2.24%) BGP
3 3 (2.24%) DHCP
3 3 (2.24%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.24%) IPv4
3 3 (2.24%) IPv6
3 3 (2.24%) MQTT
3 3 (2.24%) OSPF
3 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.24%) VLAN
3 3 (2.24%) VPN
3 3 (2.24%) VXLAN
4 2 (1.49%) Firewall
4 2 (1.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.67%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (14.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (10.45%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (8.21%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.21%) NoSQL
5 10 (7.46%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.22%) MySQL
6 7 (5.22%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.48%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.73%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (3.73%) Power BI
9 3 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.24%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.49%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.49%) Presto
10 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.49%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 95 (70.90%) JIRA
2 42 (31.34%) Git (software)
3 25 (18.66%) Bitbucket
3 25 (18.66%) Jenkins
4 17 (12.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (12.69%) Maven
5 11 (8.21%) Cucumber
6 8 (5.97%) JUnit
7 7 (5.22%) GitLab
8 6 (4.48%) TestRail
9 5 (3.73%) Cypress.io
9 5 (3.73%) FishEye
9 5 (3.73%) Hudson
9 5 (3.73%) jMock
9 5 (3.73%) Subversion
9 5 (3.73%) webpack
10 3 (2.24%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.24%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (2.24%) Protractor
10 3 (2.24%) Selenium
General
1 36 (26.87%) Finance
2 34 (25.37%) Banking
3 25 (18.66%) Investment Banking
4 20 (14.93%) Front Office
5 15 (11.19%) Social Skills
6 9 (6.72%) Public Sector
7 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (4.48%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (2.24%) Publishing
10 2 (1.49%) Marketing
11 1 (0.75%) Back Office
11 1 (0.75%) French Language
11 1 (0.75%) Games
11 1 (0.75%) Local Government
11 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.75%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.75%) Retail
11 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (32.84%) Developer
2 29 (21.64%) Java Developer
3 20 (14.93%) Senior Developer
4 17 (12.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (11.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (8.21%) Analyst
7 10 (7.46%) Consultant
8 9 (6.72%) Architect
9 8 (5.97%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 7 (5.22%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) Agile Developer
11 6 (4.48%) Agile Java Developer
11 6 (4.48%) Agile Project Manager
11 6 (4.48%) Cassandra Developer
11 6 (4.48%) Java Scala Developer
11 6 (4.48%) Project Manager
11 6 (4.48%) Scala Developer
11 6 (4.48%) Technical Writer
12 5 (3.73%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (3.73%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.15%) Spring
2 23 (17.16%) Kafka
3 18 (13.43%) Web Services
4 13 (9.70%) Spring Boot
5 12 (8.96%) HTML
6 11 (8.21%) XML
7 10 (7.46%) REST
8 8 (5.97%) CSS
8 8 (5.97%) RESTful
9 7 (5.22%) Hibernate
9 7 (5.22%) XSLT
10 6 (4.48%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.48%) GraphQL
10 6 (4.48%) Java EE
10 6 (4.48%) Middleware
11 5 (3.73%) Apache Camel
11 5 (3.73%) Node.js
11 5 (3.73%) React
11 5 (3.73%) Spring Integration
11 5 (3.73%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.46%) Cloud Native
2 9 (6.72%) Fixed Income
3 6 (4.48%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (4.48%) Wiki
4 5 (3.73%) Derivative
4 5 (3.73%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.24%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.24%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.24%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.24%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.24%) NHS
5 3 (2.24%) W3C
6 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.75%) PKI
7 1 (0.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.16%) Linux
2 11 (8.21%) Unix
3 6 (4.48%) Windows
4 5 (3.73%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.75%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.75%) CentOS
6 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (72.39%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (35.07%) DevOps
3 35 (26.12%) Scrum
4 33 (24.63%) Microservices
5 27 (20.15%) Infrastructure as Code
6 15 (11.19%) User Stories
7 13 (9.70%) Project Management
7 13 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (9.70%) TDD
7 13 (9.70%) Test Automation
8 11 (8.21%) Migration
9 10 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (6.72%) Analytics
10 9 (6.72%) Burndown Charts
10 9 (6.72%) Risk Management
10 9 (6.72%) SDLC
10 9 (6.72%) Unit Testing
11 8 (5.97%) Epics
11 8 (5.97%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.97%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.79%) Java
2 18 (13.43%) JavaScript
3 17 (12.69%) Python
4 16 (11.94%) Scala
5 13 (9.70%) Groovy
5 13 (9.70%) SQL
6 8 (5.97%) Java 8
7 7 (5.22%) C
8 6 (4.48%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.73%) C#
9 5 (3.73%) C++
9 5 (3.73%) Go
9 5 (3.73%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.24%) Perl
10 3 (2.24%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.24%) Rust
11 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.49%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.48%) Degree
4 3 (2.24%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.24%) CCNA
4 3 (2.24%) CISA
4 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.24%) ISACA
5 2 (1.49%) CISSP
5 2 (1.49%) FFIEC
5 2 (1.49%) ISEB
6 1 (0.75%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) GCIH
6 1 (0.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.19%) QA
2 3 (2.24%) Accessibility
2 3 (2.24%) COBIT
2 3 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.24%) NIST
2 3 (2.24%) NIST 800
3 2 (1.49%) COSO
3 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (0.75%) GDPR
4 1 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 42 (31.34%) Docker
2 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.24%) iptables
3 3 (2.24%) KVM
3 3 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.24%) Xen
4 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (17.91%) Kubernetes
2 17 (12.69%) Terraform
3 13 (9.70%) Rancher
4 11 (8.21%) Ansible
4 11 (8.21%) Prometheus
5 9 (6.72%) Grafana
6 5 (3.73%) vRealize
7 4 (2.99%) Packer
7 4 (2.99%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 3 (2.24%) Kibana
8 3 (2.24%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.75%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.75%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.75%) Istio
9 1 (0.75%) Opsgenie
9 1 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (18.66%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.21%) Oracle
3 10 (7.46%) Dynatrace
4 8 (5.97%) Google
5 5 (3.73%) Murex
5 5 (3.73%) Sybase
5 5 (3.73%) VMware
6 4 (2.99%) Splunk
7 3 (2.24%) Infoblox
7 3 (2.24%) Informatica
7 3 (2.24%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.49%) Remedy
8 2 (1.49%) SAP
9 1 (0.75%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.75%) HP
9 1 (0.75%) IBM
9 1 (0.75%) Perforce
9 1 (0.75%) Progress