The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian
North West / Manchester
Rank 89 96 91
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5  
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.23% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.71% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £300 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +8.43% +0.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 - -

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 Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 528 704 654
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 39.88% 39.48% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 361 322
Median daily rate £380 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +5.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £13.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £90.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Atlassian in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Atlassian in Manchester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (53.85%) Puppet
3 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 7 (53.85%) DevOps
4 6 (46.15%) Kanban
4 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) JIRA
5 5 (38.46%) Confluence
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) Competitor Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) User Stories
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Business Process Modelling
8 2 (15.38%) SLA
8 2 (15.38%) LAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (38.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
1 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Kanban
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Business Process Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) Competitor Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Apple