Period
to 5 August 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 5 August 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 West
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 150 143
Rank change year-on-year +65 -7 +30
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 48 79 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 1.88% 1.25% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 4.33% 3.04% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 42 18
Median daily rate £510 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +11.76% -10.99%
10th Percentile £396 £364 £355
90th Percentile £580 £575 £589
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 13
Median hourly rate £44.76 £58.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.84% +23.40% -
England median hourly rate £44.76 £50.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year -10.49% +6.38% +93.81%

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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,108 2,598 1,988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 43.28% 41.23% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 1,572 1,174
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £267 £250 £228
90th Percentile £636 £625 £547
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 153 120
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +52.73% -27.63%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.85 £11.18
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £47.05
Median hourly rate £22.52 £19.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +18.35% +5.72% +6.38%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Atlassian as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Atlassian in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Atlassian in the South West.

Daily rate trend for Atlassian in the South West

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Atlassian in the South West over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Atlassian in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Atlassian in the South West.

Hourly rate trend for Atlassian in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 5 August 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
Wiltshire +45 30 £450 - 2
Gloucestershire +25 15 £525 - 6
Devon - 1 £578 - 2
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England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 West region with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 45 (93.75%) JIRA
2 43 (89.58%) Confluence
3 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 22 (45.83%) C
6 18 (37.50%) Scrum
7 17 (35.42%) Linux
7 17 (35.42%) Python
7 17 (35.42%) SC Cleared
8 16 (33.33%) DV Cleared
9 15 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
10 14 (29.17%) C++
11 13 (27.08%) NsoIT
12 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 12 (25.00%) Waterfall
12 12 (25.00%) DevOps
13 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
14 9 (18.75%) Regression Testing
14 9 (18.75%) UML
14 9 (18.75%) MS Visio
14 9 (18.75%) Azure
15 8 (16.67%) Google
15 8 (16.67%) Migration
15 8 (16.67%) Project Planning
15 8 (16.67%) Process Improvement
15 8 (16.67%) GoogleTest
16 7 (14.58%) SFIA
16 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (14.58%) AWS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 43 (89.58%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Azure
2 7 (14.58%) AWS
3 1 (2.08%) GCP
3 1 (2.08%) npm
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) Serverless
3 1 (2.08%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Network Security
2 2 (4.17%) DHCP
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) IPsec
3 1 (2.08%) Skype
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Big Data
1 4 (8.33%) MySQL
1 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (93.75%) JIRA
2 15 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (16.67%) GoogleTest
5 4 (8.33%) Bitbucket
6 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.17%) CppUnit
7 2 (4.17%) Robot Framework
7 2 (4.17%) TestRail
8 1 (2.08%) Cypress.io
8 1 (2.08%) Selenium
8 1 (2.08%) Telerik Test Studio
8 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (8.33%) Legal
1 4 (8.33%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.17%) Military
3 1 (2.08%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Embedded Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Software Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Applications Architect
5 7 (14.58%) Architect
6 6 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Python Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Scrum Master
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) JIRA Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Python Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Gherkin
1 6 (12.50%) Yocto
2 2 (4.17%) Ajax
2 2 (4.17%) CSS
2 2 (4.17%) CSS3
2 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) HTML5
2 2 (4.17%) J2EE
2 2 (4.17%) OpenCV
2 2 (4.17%) Spring
2 2 (4.17%) Velocity
3 1 (2.08%) GraphQL
3 1 (2.08%) jQuery
3 1 (2.08%) React
3 1 (2.08%) REST
3 1 (2.08%) Sass
3 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.08%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.17%) PKI
3 2 (4.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) CentOS
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.08%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Scrum
3 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
4 13 (27.08%) NsoIT
5 12 (25.00%) DevOps
5 12 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
7 9 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 9 (18.75%) UML
8 8 (16.67%) Migration
8 8 (16.67%) Process Improvement
8 8 (16.67%) Project Planning
9 7 (14.58%) Information Assurance
9 7 (14.58%) SFIA
10 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
11 5 (10.42%) Critical Thinking
12 4 (8.33%) Kanban
12 4 (8.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) C
2 17 (35.42%) Python
3 14 (29.17%) C++
4 5 (10.42%) SQL
5 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.17%) Java
6 2 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (35.42%) SC Cleared
3 16 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.17%) CCNA
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.08%) APMP
6 1 (2.08%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) VMware NSX
2 2 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Docker
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.08%) Ansible
2 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.08%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Google
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Telerik
4 1 (2.08%) Veeam