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 3 months to 27 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.

Atlassian
England / North West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 143 149
Rank change year-on-year +17 +6  
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 6 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.90% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 6
Median daily rate £413 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -5.00%  
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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1095 1663 1672
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 42.41% 43.33% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 914 812
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 108 89
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 3 £300 -33.33% 4
Cheshire +25 1 £413 -17.50%
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England

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

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

1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) JIRA
2 8 (50.00%) Confluence
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 6 (37.50%) Kanban
4 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 5 (31.25%) User Stories
5 5 (31.25%) DevOps
5 5 (31.25%) Puppet
5 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Business Process Modelling
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) CSS
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) Competitor Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Time Management

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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 8 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Mingle
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) JIRA
2 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) GitLab
3 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Business Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Life Science
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Kanban
4 5 (31.25%) DevOps
4 5 (31.25%) User Stories
5 3 (18.75%) Business Process Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Competitor Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Time Management
6 2 (12.50%) UML
7 1 (6.25%) Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
7 1 (6.25%) Open Source
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO