Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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.

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England > North West
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 182 209
Rank change year-on-year -5 +27 +19
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 31 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 0.83% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 13
North West median daily rate £438 £370 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.24% -22.11% -5.00%
10th Percentile £336 £307 £252
90th Percentile £638 £489 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 £31.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +51.61% -22.50% -

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 2,522 2,515 3,430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.30% 43.85% 45.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,508 1,433 1,997
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £225 £263
90th Percentile £586 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 160 143
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -12.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £11.53 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.50 £44.00 £47.26
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.41
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.37% -1.90%

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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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -7 25 £391 +11.79% 6
Cheshire -10 3 £550 +48.15% 4
Lancashire -12 2 £493 +49.24%
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England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 28 (90.32%) JIRA
2 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (54.84%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (54.84%) DevOps
4 16 (51.61%) Docker
5 14 (45.16%) Jenkins
5 14 (45.16%) PyCharm
6 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
6 12 (38.71%) Confluence
6 12 (38.71%) GitHub
6 12 (38.71%) Scrum
7 11 (35.48%) Puppet
7 11 (35.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (32.26%) .NET
8 10 (32.26%) Python
9 9 (29.03%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (29.03%) RESTful
9 9 (29.03%) Django
9 9 (29.03%) Web Application Development
10 7 (22.58%) REST
10 7 (22.58%) Bitbucket
10 7 (22.58%) Linux
10 7 (22.58%) C#
10 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
11 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
11 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
11 6 (19.35%) TDD
11 6 (19.35%) Finance
11 6 (19.35%) Waterfall

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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 12 (38.71%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) GitHub
2 4 (12.90%) SaaS
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.90%) Big Data
4 2 (6.45%) Riak
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (90.32%) JIRA
2 14 (45.16%) Jenkins
2 14 (45.16%) PyCharm
3 11 (35.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (22.58%) Bitbucket
5 6 (19.35%) TeamCity
6 5 (16.13%) GitLab
6 5 (16.13%) SonarQube
7 4 (12.90%) eggPlant
7 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
7 4 (12.90%) Selenium
7 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
8 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
8 2 (6.45%) Mockito
8 2 (6.45%) Subversion
9 1 (3.23%) Hudson
9 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Electronics
2 4 (12.90%) Games
2 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.90%) Marketing
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Law
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Django Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.45%) AWS Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Java Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Software Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) Django
2 9 (29.03%) RESTful
3 7 (22.58%) REST
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
5 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (16.13%) JSON
5 5 (16.13%) WCF
5 5 (16.13%) Web Services
6 4 (12.90%) ADO.NET
6 4 (12.90%) LINQ
6 4 (12.90%) XML
7 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.68%) HTML
7 3 (9.68%) HTML5
7 3 (9.68%) jQuery
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (6.45%) Spring
8 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (54.84%) DevOps
3 12 (38.71%) Scrum
3 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
4 9 (29.03%) Web Application Development
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (19.35%) Microservices
5 6 (19.35%) TDD
5 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
5 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
6 5 (16.13%) ATDD
6 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.13%) Data Science
6 5 (16.13%) Machine Learning
6 5 (16.13%) MVC
7 4 (12.90%) Code Coverage
7 4 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
7 4 (12.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Python
2 7 (22.58%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) Go
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 3 (9.68%) Java
7 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.45%) Erlang
7 2 (6.45%) XPath
8 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) Scala
8 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.23%) VB
8 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) GCP
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (35.48%) Puppet
2 6 (19.35%) Ansible
3 5 (16.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.23%) Consul
4 1 (3.23%) Packer
4 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SaltStack