Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

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England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 198 242
Rank change year-on-year +15 +44 -49
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 23 30 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.40% 0.44% 0.047%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 0.95% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 2
North West median daily rate £413 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.16% +32.87%
10th Percentile £307 £363 £423
90th Percentile £550 £525 £528
England median daily rate £500 £499 £450
% change year-on-year +0.25% +10.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +8.75% -3.03% -

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 2451 3170 3533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.98% 46.38% 41.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1471 1883 1944
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £215 £263 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £550
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 126 177
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £18.13 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.62% +10.03%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.69 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.38 £46.53
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

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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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +12 14 £500 +17.65% 2
Cheshire +1 5 £350 -15.15% 1
Lancashire +15 3 £330 - 1
Merseyside +4 1 £413 - 2
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England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 15 (65.22%) JIRA
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) Bitbucket
3 13 (56.52%) Jenkins
3 13 (56.52%) DevOps
4 12 (52.17%) Docker
5 10 (43.48%) Confluence
6 9 (39.13%) Linux
7 8 (34.78%) Scrum
7 8 (34.78%) Kanban
7 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
9 6 (26.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (26.09%) VMware
9 6 (26.09%) Java
10 5 (21.74%) C#
10 5 (21.74%) C++
10 5 (21.74%) Groovy
10 5 (21.74%) Puppet
11 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
11 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (17.39%) OpenShift
11 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
11 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
11 4 (17.39%) Python
12 3 (13.04%) Windows
12 3 (13.04%) Finance

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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 10 (43.48%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) JIRA
2 13 (56.52%) Bitbucket
2 13 (56.52%) Jenkins
3 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
4 6 (26.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (8.70%) CMake
5 2 (8.70%) Gradle
5 2 (8.70%) InstallShield
5 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
5 2 (8.70%) TestComplete
5 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
5 2 (8.70%) WiX
6 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.35%) GitLab
6 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium
6 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
6 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Build Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Build Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SDLC Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
1 3 (13.04%) YAML
2 2 (8.70%) Angular 2
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) CSS3
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) HTML5
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) Akka
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) DevOps
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (34.78%) Kanban
3 8 (34.78%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.04%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
6 2 (8.70%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
6 2 (8.70%) User Stories
7 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) C++
2 5 (21.74%) Groovy
3 4 (17.39%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Docker
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) VirtualBox
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
4 2 (8.70%) Ansible
5 1 (4.35%) Salt
5 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) AppDynamics
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.35%) WSO2