Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 191 232
Rank change year-on-year +27 +41 -35
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 38 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.72% 0.42% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.70% 0.93% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 6
North West median daily rate £500 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -13.16% -2.56%
10th Percentile £290 £363 £435
90th Percentile £575 £525 £513
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
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 £44.00 £30.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +46.67% -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 2,234 2,683 3,365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.11% 44.87% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,393 1,615 1,842
North West median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £220
90th Percentile £625 £575 £540
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 112 195
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £18.13 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.68% -9.38% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.35
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.00 £47.33
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%

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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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +29 32 £500 +3.63% 6
Cheshire -8 3 £375 -9.09% 3
Lancashire - 1 £400 -
Merseyside - 1 £375 - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 36 (94.74%) JIRA
2 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) DevOps
3 20 (52.63%) Docker
3 20 (52.63%) Confluence
4 16 (42.11%) Bitbucket
5 15 (39.47%) Jenkins
5 15 (39.47%) Python
6 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (34.21%) Finance
8 12 (31.58%) Scrum
8 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (26.32%) Linux
9 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (26.32%) Kubernetes
10 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
10 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (21.05%) Puppet
11 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
11 8 (21.05%) C#
11 8 (21.05%) Big Data
11 8 (21.05%) PyCharm
12 7 (18.42%) OpenShift
12 7 (18.42%) Ansible
12 7 (18.42%) Java
13 6 (15.79%) .NET
13 6 (15.79%) MySQL
13 6 (15.79%) CSS
13 6 (15.79%) Windows
13 6 (15.79%) YAML

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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 20 (52.63%) Confluence
2 5 (13.16%) Apache
3 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.26%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.42%) OpenShift
3 4 (10.53%) GitHub
4 2 (5.26%) PaaS
4 2 (5.26%) SaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.63%) CloudFront
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.63%) Route 53
5 1 (2.63%) Serverless
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) Big Data
3 6 (15.79%) MySQL
4 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.26%) Riak
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 36 (94.74%) JIRA
2 16 (42.11%) Bitbucket
3 15 (39.47%) Jenkins
4 8 (21.05%) PyCharm
5 6 (15.79%) SonarQube
6 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
6 5 (13.16%) GitLab
6 5 (13.16%) TeamCity
7 3 (7.89%) FishEye
7 3 (7.89%) Subversion
8 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (5.26%) eggPlant
8 2 (5.26%) MSI
9 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Electronics
2 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (7.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Development Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Development Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Django Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) JIRA Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
1 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
1 6 (15.79%) CSS
1 6 (15.79%) YAML
2 5 (13.16%) HTML
2 5 (13.16%) HTML5
2 5 (13.16%) Node.js
3 4 (10.53%) Angular 2
3 4 (10.53%) CSS3
3 4 (10.53%) Web Services
4 3 (7.89%) Django
4 3 (7.89%) JSON
4 3 (7.89%) Middleware
4 3 (7.89%) REST
4 3 (7.89%) RESTful
4 3 (7.89%) XML
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.26%) jQuery
5 2 (5.26%) OAuth
5 2 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Unix
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (60.53%) DevOps
2 12 (31.58%) Scrum
3 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.16%) Data Science
6 5 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (13.16%) Machine Learning
6 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
6 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) Analytical Thinking
7 4 (10.53%) Front End Development
7 4 (10.53%) Kanban
8 3 (7.89%) Behavioural Analytics
8 3 (7.89%) Case Management
8 3 (7.89%) Microservices
8 3 (7.89%) SIEM
8 3 (7.89%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Python
2 8 (21.05%) C#
3 7 (18.42%) Java
4 6 (15.79%) Groovy
5 4 (10.53%) C++
6 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.26%) Erlang
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.26%) SQL
8 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (26.32%) Kubernetes
3 8 (21.05%) Puppet
4 7 (18.42%) Ansible
5 3 (7.89%) FlexNet
5 3 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (5.26%) Terraform
7 1 (2.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) SAP
2 4 (10.53%) IBM
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Cloudera
3 3 (7.89%) McAfee
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
3 3 (7.89%) Splunk
3 3 (7.89%) Symantec
4 2 (5.26%) AppDynamics
4 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.26%) Infoblox
5 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) WSO2