Period
to 27 May 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 May 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 186 216
Rank change year-on-year +23 +30 -5
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 48 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.82% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 2.00% 0.54% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 8 11
North West median daily rate £450 £394 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.11% -5.00%
10th Percentile £308 £310 £363
90th Percentile £628 £478 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
North West median hourly rate £53.75 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +207.14% - -
England median hourly rate £48.50 £30.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +61.67% -40.00% -

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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,403 2,397 3,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.15% 43.76% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,437 1,405 1,916
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £242 £225 £250
90th Percentile £599 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 148 173
North West median hourly rate £16.64 £16.00 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.98% -21.53% +16.51%
10th Percentile £11.52 £10.71 £11.92
90th Percentile £51.13 £46.40 £47.26
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Atlassian as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Atlassian in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Atlassian in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Atlassian in the North West over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Atlassian in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Atlassian within the North West region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. 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
Manchester +15 39 £444 +26.79% 5
Cheshire -13 6 £525 +27.27% 3
Merseyside - 1 £375 -
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England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 46 (95.83%) JIRA
2 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (56.25%) DevOps
4 21 (43.75%) Confluence
5 20 (41.67%) Docker
5 20 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (37.50%) Python
7 17 (35.42%) Test Automation
7 17 (35.42%) Puppet
7 17 (35.42%) PyCharm
8 16 (33.33%) Scrum
8 16 (33.33%) Linux
8 16 (33.33%) .NET
8 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 15 (31.25%) Finance
9 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
9 15 (31.25%) Bitbucket
10 14 (29.17%) C#
11 13 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (25.00%) Kubernetes
12 12 (25.00%) Ansible
12 12 (25.00%) Big Data
13 11 (22.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (22.92%) TeamCity
13 11 (22.92%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (22.92%) Linux Command Line
14 10 (20.83%) Data Science
14 10 (20.83%) GitLab
14 10 (20.83%) Machine Learning

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 21 (43.75%) Confluence
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) GitHub
2 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (12.50%) SaaS
4 3 (6.25%) PaaS
5 2 (4.17%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.08%) CloudFront
6 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.08%) Route 53
6 1 (2.08%) Serverless
6 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.00%) Big Data
3 7 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (12.50%) MySQL
5 4 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 4 (8.33%) Riak
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (95.83%) JIRA
2 17 (35.42%) PyCharm
3 15 (31.25%) Bitbucket
3 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
4 11 (22.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (22.92%) TeamCity
5 10 (20.83%) GitLab
6 9 (18.75%) SonarQube
7 6 (12.50%) eggPlant
7 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
9 3 (6.25%) FishEye
9 3 (6.25%) Subversion
10 2 (4.17%) MSI
11 1 (2.08%) Hudson
11 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Electronics
2 9 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 9 (18.75%) Marketing
2 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.42%) Games
4 3 (6.25%) Law
5 2 (4.17%) Legal
6 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Django Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (10.42%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Development Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Software Development Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Software Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 8 (16.67%) JSON
2 8 (16.67%) REST
2 8 (16.67%) Web Services
3 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
3 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.58%) CSS
3 7 (14.58%) Django
3 7 (14.58%) HTML
3 7 (14.58%) HTML5
3 7 (14.58%) RESTful
3 7 (14.58%) XML
4 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (12.50%) WCF
5 5 (10.42%) ADO.NET
5 5 (10.42%) jQuery
5 5 (10.42%) LINQ
6 4 (8.33%) Node.js
7 3 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (22.92%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.08%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (56.25%) DevOps
3 20 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (35.42%) Test Automation
5 16 (33.33%) Scrum
6 11 (22.92%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (20.83%) Data Science
7 10 (20.83%) Machine Learning
8 9 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (18.75%) Programme Management
8 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
9 8 (16.67%) TDD
10 7 (14.58%) Microservices
10 7 (14.58%) Web Application Development
11 6 (12.50%) ATDD
11 6 (12.50%) Code Coverage
11 6 (12.50%) MVC
11 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
12 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) Python
2 14 (29.17%) C#
3 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
4 5 (10.42%) Go
4 5 (10.42%) Java
5 4 (8.33%) Erlang
5 4 (8.33%) SQL
6 3 (6.25%) C++
6 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.25%) XPath
7 2 (4.17%) Groovy
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby
8 1 (2.08%) Scala
8 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.08%) VB
8 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) GCP
System Software
1 20 (41.67%) Docker
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (35.42%) Puppet
3 12 (25.00%) Ansible
3 12 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (6.25%) FlexNet
4 3 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.17%) Terraform
6 1 (2.08%) Consul
6 1 (2.08%) Packer
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) SAP
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Cloudera
3 3 (6.25%) IBM
3 3 (6.25%) McAfee
3 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 3 (6.25%) Splunk
3 3 (6.25%) Symantec
4 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
4 2 (4.17%) Google
4 2 (4.17%) Infoblox
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.08%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) SaltStack