Period
to 28 January 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 January 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 259 245 334
Rank change year-on-year -14 +89 -19
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 53 131 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.83% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 1.78% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 65 15
South East median daily rate £451 £441 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -11.80% +33.33%
10th Percentile £395 £350 £408
90th Percentile £553 £583 £590
England median daily rate £451 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -9.90% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +46.67%
England median hourly rate £44.51 £47.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -5.30% +6.82% +13.55%

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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 5,687 7,354 7,678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.66% 46.51% 47.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,271 4,204 4,467
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
10th Percentile £223 £247 £233
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 304 293
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £16.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.92% -6.43% +15.30%
10th Percentile £11.48 £10.00 £10.40
90th Percentile £52.91 £50.00 £42.66
England median hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +2.94%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Atlassian as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Atlassian in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Atlassian in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Atlassian in the South East over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Atlassian in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Atlassian in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Atlassian in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Atlassian within the South East region over the 6 months to 28 January 2020. 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
Hampshire +11 20 £500 +17.65% 3
West Sussex +16 13 £425 -
Thames Valley +16 11 £525 +5.00% 11
Berkshire +6 9 £513 +13.89% 8
Surrey +30 8 £451 -5.16% 3
Buckinghamshire +20 2 £550 -24.14% 1
East Sussex +19 1 £415 +55.14%
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England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 42 (79.25%) JIRA
2 37 (69.81%) Confluence
3 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (39.62%) Scrum
5 20 (37.74%) Java
5 20 (37.74%) Jenkins
5 20 (37.74%) DevOps
6 18 (33.96%) Docker
6 18 (33.96%) Security Cleared
6 18 (33.96%) Test Automation
7 17 (32.08%) Kubernetes
8 16 (30.19%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (30.19%) Selenium
8 16 (30.19%) Web Services
9 15 (28.30%) Linux
9 15 (28.30%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (24.53%) Kanban
11 13 (24.53%) GitHub
12 12 (22.64%) User Stories
12 12 (22.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (22.64%) Windows
13 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
13 11 (20.75%) AWS
14 10 (18.87%) RESTful
14 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
14 10 (18.87%) Configuration Management
14 10 (18.87%) Puppet
14 10 (18.87%) Ansible
15 9 (16.98%) Azure

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 37 (69.81%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.89%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) GitHub
2 11 (20.75%) AWS
3 9 (16.98%) Azure
4 5 (9.43%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (5.66%) SaaS
6 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.77%) PaaS
6 2 (3.77%) Slack
7 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.89%) GCP
7 1 (1.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.77%) VSAN
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) MariaDB
2 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
3 7 (13.21%) MySQL
3 7 (13.21%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
4 5 (9.43%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.89%) HBase
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (79.25%) JIRA
2 20 (37.74%) Jenkins
3 16 (30.19%) Selenium
4 9 (16.98%) Bitbucket
4 9 (16.98%) Cucumber
4 9 (16.98%) GitLab
5 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
6 7 (13.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (9.43%) REST Assured
8 4 (7.55%) WebDriver
9 3 (5.66%) Artifactory
9 3 (5.66%) Bitbucket Server
9 3 (5.66%) Maven
9 3 (5.66%) Subversion
10 2 (3.77%) JMeter
10 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (1.89%) DbUnit
11 1 (1.89%) Mockito
11 1 (1.89%) TestNG
General
1 3 (5.66%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (9.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) User Researcher
5 4 (7.55%) Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) UI Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) QA Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Cloud Native Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) Web Services
2 10 (18.87%) RESTful
3 9 (16.98%) Spring
4 8 (15.09%) CSS
4 8 (15.09%) GWT
4 8 (15.09%) HTML
5 6 (11.32%) REST
5 6 (11.32%) SOAP
6 5 (9.43%) Gherkin
6 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.55%) WSDL
7 4 (7.55%) XML
8 2 (3.77%) .NET
8 2 (3.77%) Keycloak
8 2 (3.77%) Vaadin
9 1 (1.89%) .NET Core
9 1 (1.89%) Apache NiFi
9 1 (1.89%) GraphQL
9 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Linux
2 12 (22.64%) Windows
3 4 (7.55%) Android
4 2 (3.77%) CentOS
4 2 (3.77%) CoreOS
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.89%) Unix
5 1 (1.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (39.62%) Scrum
3 20 (37.74%) DevOps
4 18 (33.96%) Test Automation
5 16 (30.19%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (28.30%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (24.53%) Kanban
9 12 (22.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (22.64%) User Stories
10 10 (18.87%) Configuration Management
10 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
11 9 (16.98%) Software Delivery
12 8 (15.09%) Acceptance Criteria
12 8 (15.09%) ITIL
12 8 (15.09%) TDD
13 7 (13.21%) Release Management
13 7 (13.21%) Usability Testing
14 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
15 5 (9.43%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) Java
2 6 (11.32%) Scala
3 5 (9.43%) Groovy
4 4 (7.55%) C
4 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.55%) SQL
5 3 (5.66%) Python
6 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.77%) C#
6 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.89%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) ISEB
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) vCloud
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) Kubernetes
2 10 (18.87%) Ansible
2 10 (18.87%) Puppet
3 4 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.55%) Terraform
4 2 (3.77%) Kibana
4 2 (3.77%) Sysdig
4 2 (3.77%) vCenter Server
4 2 (3.77%) vRealize
5 1 (1.89%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.89%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.89%) Nagios
5 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) ServiceNow
3 4 (7.55%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle
6 1 (1.89%) Coverity
6 1 (1.89%) Google
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds