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 3 months to 24 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 West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 133 129
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4  
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 17 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.64% 0.27% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.53% 0.61% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 12
Median daily rate £450 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £377 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £597 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1113 1307 1156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 41.58% 43.86% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 808 695
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 57 102
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.18% +8.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £12.00 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £41.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Atlassian in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Atlassian in the South West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 24 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
Wiltshire +14 11 £625 - 1
Gloucestershire +3 2 - - 4
Bristol - 2 £425 -
Dorset - 1 £413 -
Somerset - 1 £450 -
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England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 23 (88.46%) JIRA
2 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (69.23%) Confluence
3 18 (69.23%) DevOps
4 13 (50.00%) Ansible
5 11 (42.31%) Bitbucket
5 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
6 10 (38.46%) DV Cleared
6 10 (38.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (38.46%) MBCS
6 10 (38.46%) CITP
6 10 (38.46%) Computer Science
6 10 (38.46%) Chartered Engineer
6 10 (38.46%) Degree
6 10 (38.46%) ITIL
6 10 (38.46%) PRINCE2
6 10 (38.46%) PMP
6 10 (38.46%) PMI Certification
6 10 (38.46%) Project Management
7 8 (30.77%) Linux
7 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 8 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (30.77%) Migration
7 8 (30.77%) Scrum
7 8 (30.77%) Puppet
8 7 (26.92%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
8 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure

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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 18 (69.23%) Confluence
2 7 (26.92%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) AMQP
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (88.46%) JIRA
2 11 (42.31%) Bitbucket
3 8 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.85%) Android Studio
5 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Electronics
3 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
4 3 (11.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Head of Delivery
2 6 (23.08%) Head of Design
2 6 (23.08%) Java Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 6 (23.08%) WebOps Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Programme Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Coordinator
5 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) iOS Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Test Coordinator
5 2 (7.69%) UAT Coordinator
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Developer
6 1 (3.85%) IoT Developer
6 1 (3.85%) JIRA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (23.08%) WebCenter
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) JMS
3 1 (3.85%) React
3 1 (3.85%) React Native
3 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 7 (26.92%) PMI
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) Amazon Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.85%) Android
5 1 (3.85%) CentOS
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) DevOps
3 10 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (38.46%) ITIL
3 10 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 10 (38.46%) Project Management
4 8 (30.77%) Migration
4 8 (30.77%) Scrum
5 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (26.92%) Kanban
5 7 (26.92%) Service Management
6 6 (23.08%) Database Tuning
6 6 (23.08%) Microservices
6 6 (23.08%) Performance Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Web Development
6 6 (23.08%) Web Operations
7 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
8 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
2 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) Chartered Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) CITP
2 10 (38.46%) Degree
2 10 (38.46%) DV Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 10 (38.46%) MBCS
2 10 (38.46%) PMI Certification
2 10 (38.46%) PMP
3 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.85%) MCPD
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) Docker
3 1 (3.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) Ansible
2 8 (30.77%) Puppet
3 7 (26.92%) logstash
4 6 (23.08%) Icinga
4 6 (23.08%) Kibana
5 1 (3.85%) Grafana
5 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
1 7 (26.92%) VMware
2 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.54%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft