Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 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
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 265 277 333
Rank change year-on-year +12 +56 +10
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 75 111 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.56% 0.67% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 1.45% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 58 23
South East median daily rate £451 £448 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.78% -5.79% +26.67%
10th Percentile £375 £321 £290
90th Percentile £575 £549 £595
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -
England median hourly rate £49.50 £47.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +5.32% +8.05% +8.75%

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 6,647 7,675 8,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 50.06% 46.18% 48.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,816 4,463 4,640
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £240
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 346 311 341
South East median hourly rate £19.71 £16.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.45% -4.35% +7.81%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.20
90th Percentile £71.63 £50.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £19.31 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year +10.34% +0.72% +2.21%

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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 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 2019. 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
Thames Valley +37 23 £525 +16.67% 10
Hampshire +1 23 £550 +37.50% 7
Berkshire +19 20 £525 +16.67% 7
West Sussex +8 15 £425 -
Surrey +29 11 £425 -10.53% 5
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £513 -10.87% 1
East Sussex +12 3 £383 +23.39%
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England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 57 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (70.67%) JIRA
3 45 (60.00%) Confluence
4 27 (36.00%) Java
4 27 (36.00%) Bitbucket
5 24 (32.00%) DevOps
6 23 (30.67%) Jenkins
7 21 (28.00%) Kubernetes
8 20 (26.67%) Git (software)
9 19 (25.33%) Docker
10 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
11 17 (22.67%) TDD
11 17 (22.67%) Scrum
11 17 (22.67%) AngularJS
11 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (21.33%) CSS
12 16 (21.33%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (20.00%) HTML
13 15 (20.00%) Azure
13 15 (20.00%) GitHub
14 14 (18.67%) Test Automation
14 14 (18.67%) SaaS
14 14 (18.67%) Node.js
14 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
15 13 (17.33%) TypeScript
16 12 (16.00%) Relational Database
16 12 (16.00%) Sass
16 12 (16.00%) Oracle Database
16 12 (16.00%) RESTful
16 12 (16.00%) SQL

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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 45 (60.00%) Confluence
2 8 (10.67%) Apache
3 5 (6.67%) GeoServer
3 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.67%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Sonata
2 1 (1.33%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.00%) Azure
1 15 (20.00%) GitHub
2 14 (18.67%) SaaS
3 10 (13.33%) PaaS
4 9 (12.00%) AWS
5 2 (2.67%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.67%) Slack
6 1 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.33%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.33%) GCP
6 1 (1.33%) Lucidchart
6 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.67%) Firewall
2 2 (2.67%) NAS
2 2 (2.67%) SSL
2 2 (2.67%) VSAN
3 1 (1.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle Database
1 12 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (12.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.67%) GIS
5 5 (6.67%) MySQL
6 4 (5.33%) MariaDB
7 2 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.33%) HBase
8 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (70.67%) JIRA
2 27 (36.00%) Bitbucket
3 23 (30.67%) Jenkins
4 20 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 11 (14.67%) Selenium
5 11 (14.67%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (10.67%) JMeter
8 7 (9.33%) webpack
9 6 (8.00%) Cucumber
9 6 (8.00%) Maven
9 6 (8.00%) Mockito
10 5 (6.67%) JUnit
11 4 (5.33%) GitLab
12 3 (4.00%) Artifactory
12 3 (4.00%) Bitbucket Server
12 3 (4.00%) Protractor
12 3 (4.00%) SpecFlow
13 2 (2.67%) Jasmine
13 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Public Sector
2 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (37.33%) Developer
2 9 (12.00%) Consultant
3 8 (10.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (9.33%) Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Angular Developer
6 5 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) User Researcher
7 4 (5.33%) Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (4.00%) QA Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) DevOps Manager
9 2 (2.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.67%) AngularJS
2 16 (21.33%) CSS
3 15 (20.00%) HTML
4 14 (18.67%) Node.js
5 12 (16.00%) RESTful
5 12 (16.00%) Sass
6 9 (12.00%) Web Services
7 8 (10.67%) Spring
8 7 (9.33%) CSS3
8 7 (9.33%) HTML5
8 7 (9.33%) NgRx
8 7 (9.33%) Redux
8 7 (9.33%) RxJS
8 7 (9.33%) XML
9 6 (8.00%) GWT
9 6 (8.00%) ReactiveX
9 6 (8.00%) REST
10 5 (6.67%) Gherkin
10 5 (6.67%) Java EE
10 5 (6.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) User Experience
3 3 (4.00%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) CMDB
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Linux
2 9 (12.00%) Unix
2 9 (12.00%) Windows
3 4 (5.33%) Android
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.00%) DevOps
3 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (22.67%) Scrum
3 17 (22.67%) TDD
4 16 (21.33%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (18.67%) Test Automation
6 11 (14.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (14.67%) Front End Development
6 11 (14.67%) User Stories
7 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 9 (12.00%) Wealth Management
9 8 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (10.67%) Data Analysis
9 8 (10.67%) Kanban
9 8 (10.67%) Microservices
10 7 (9.33%) Acceptance Criteria
10 7 (9.33%) Usability Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Performance Testing
12 5 (6.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.00%) Java
2 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.33%) TypeScript
4 12 (16.00%) SQL
5 11 (14.67%) Python
6 8 (10.67%) Shell Script
7 7 (9.33%) ES6
8 6 (8.00%) C#
8 6 (8.00%) Scala
9 5 (6.67%) Groovy
10 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.67%) C
11 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.67%) Ruby
12 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) ISEB
4 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 19 (25.33%) Docker
2 2 (2.67%) vCloud
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (28.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (8.00%) Ansible
3 5 (6.67%) Puppet
4 4 (5.33%) Terraform
5 2 (2.67%) Kibana
5 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.67%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.67%) Sysdig
5 2 (2.67%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.67%) vRealize
6 1 (1.33%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.33%) HP ALM
6 1 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.00%) Oracle
3 4 (5.33%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (4.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.67%) BEA
5 2 (2.67%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 2 (2.67%) FNZ
5 2 (2.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) BMC
6 1 (1.33%) Coverity
6 1 (1.33%) Google
6 1 (1.33%) HP
6 1 (1.33%) Remedy
6 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds