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 3 months to 23 June 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 / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 229 277
Rank change year-on-year +7 +48  
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 32 33 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.37% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.76% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 3
Median daily rate £473 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.25% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3806 4343 4469
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.16% 48.46% 47.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2117 2545 2436
Median daily rate £413 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 219 244
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.81 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.21% -0.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Surrey +19 13 £513 +20.58% 1
West Sussex +8 8 £375 -3.84%
Oxfordshire - 8 £425 -
Hampshire +10 2 £443 +10.68%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £370 -
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England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 46 (92.00%) JIRA
2 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (42.00%) Scrum
4 20 (40.00%) Coaching
5 19 (38.00%) Confluence
6 18 (36.00%) Process Improvement
6 18 (36.00%) Git (software)
7 17 (34.00%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (34.00%) Requirements Engineering
7 17 (34.00%) Requirements Management
7 17 (34.00%) Rational DOORS
7 17 (34.00%) CA
7 17 (34.00%) HP
7 17 (34.00%) CA Agile Central
8 16 (32.00%) Degree
9 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (24.00%) Bitbucket
10 12 (24.00%) Linux
11 11 (22.00%) Jenkins
12 10 (20.00%) Ansible
12 10 (20.00%) MySQL
13 9 (18.00%) Task Automation
13 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
14 8 (16.00%) Java
14 8 (16.00%) DevOps
15 7 (14.00%) AppDynamics
15 7 (14.00%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (14.00%) Application Performance Management
15 7 (14.00%) AWS Lambda

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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 19 (38.00%) Confluence
2 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) Drupal
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (14.00%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.00%) GitHub
4 1 (2.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) MySQL
2 7 (14.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (92.00%) JIRA
2 18 (36.00%) Git (software)
3 17 (34.00%) Rational DOORS
4 12 (24.00%) Bitbucket
5 11 (22.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (8.00%) Vagrant
9 1 (2.00%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
9 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (2.00%) Redmine
9 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.00%) SonarQube
9 1 (2.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Requirements Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) DOORS Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) QC Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Developer
5 6 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) JIRA Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Scala Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Agile Coach
8 3 (6.00%) Development Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Process Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Release Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Software Release Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
9 2 (4.00%) JIRA Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) CSS3
3 1 (2.00%) Drush
3 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) LAMP
3 1 (2.00%) LINQ
3 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) RESTful
3 1 (2.00%) Sass
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) CentOS
2 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) Scrum
3 20 (40.00%) Coaching
4 18 (36.00%) Process Improvement
5 17 (34.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 17 (34.00%) Requirements Management
6 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (18.00%) Task Automation
8 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
8 8 (16.00%) DevOps
9 7 (14.00%) Application Performance Management
9 7 (14.00%) Performance Management
9 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.00%) Kanban
10 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
11 2 (4.00%) SDLC
11 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (2.00%) Server Building
12 1 (2.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Java
2 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.00%) Python
4 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.00%) Scala
5 3 (6.00%) Perl
5 3 (6.00%) Ruby
5 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.00%) C#
6 2 (4.00%) PHP
6 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (34.00%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (20.00%) Ansible
3 7 (14.00%) Puppet
4 6 (12.00%) Pingdom
5 5 (10.00%) Terraform
6 4 (8.00%) Consul
6 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.00%) Icinga
7 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) CA
1 17 (34.00%) CA Agile Central
1 17 (34.00%) HP
2 7 (14.00%) AppDynamics
3 6 (12.00%) PagerDuty
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.00%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.00%) VMware