Period
to 31 May 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 31 May 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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UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 313 298 380
Rank change year-on-year -15 +82 +65
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 137 380 296
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.54% 0.78% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 1.78% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 225 181
Median daily rate £450 £465 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +1.09% +8.24%
10th Percentile £387 £350 £350
90th Percentile £600 £588 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Median hourly rate £44.63 £47.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.04% -5.00% +110.53%
10th Percentile £42.37 £41.00 £47.00
90th Percentile £47.09 £50.00 £59.50
UK median hourly rate £44.63 £44.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +0.30% -11.00% +66.67%

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 UK excluding London.

All Vendors
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 11,522 21,292 22,811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 45.17% 43.49% 42.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,540 12,735 13,494
Median daily rate £430 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £206 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 675 1,017 1,112
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% +9.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £11.52 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £46.42
Median hourly rate £20.95 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.26% +8.57% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Atlassian as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Atlassian in the UK excluding London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Atlassian in the UK excluding London.

Daily rate trend for Atlassian in the UK excluding London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Atlassian in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Atlassian in the UK excluding London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Atlassian in the UK excluding London.

Hourly rate trend for Atlassian in the UK excluding London

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Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Atlassian within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 31 May 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
South West +51 64 £505 +0.95% 5
South East +32 25 £455 +1.11% 3
Scotland +48 14 £424 -10.74%
East of England +60 10 £550 - 2
Midlands +22 9 £450 -3.23% 2
Northern Ireland - 8 £450 - 1
West Midlands +7 7 £475 +2.15% 1
North of England +61 4 £450 +12.43% 2
North West +41 3 - - 1
Wales +15 2 £375 -27.44% 2
Yorkshire +54 1 £450 +5.88%
Channel Islands - 1 £425 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 122 (89.05%) JIRA
2 105 (76.64%) Confluence
3 84 (61.31%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (40.88%) Security Cleared
5 47 (34.31%) Scrum
6 44 (32.12%) Python
7 42 (30.66%) C
8 38 (27.74%) Linux
9 36 (26.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 33 (24.09%) DevOps
11 31 (22.63%) Test Automation
12 27 (19.71%) SC Cleared
13 26 (18.98%) DV Cleared
13 26 (18.98%) Git (software)
13 26 (18.98%) AWS
14 23 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (16.06%) Azure
15 22 (16.06%) Jenkins
16 21 (15.33%) Software Engineering
16 21 (15.33%) C++
17 19 (13.87%) Windows
17 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
18 18 (13.14%) Business Analysis
18 18 (13.14%) Waterfall
18 18 (13.14%) Docker
19 17 (12.41%) JavaScript
20 15 (10.95%) Java
20 15 (10.95%) PostgreSQL
20 15 (10.95%) Continuous Delivery
20 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 105 (76.64%) Confluence
2 7 (5.11%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.38%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.19%) Mule
6 2 (1.46%) Apache
7 1 (0.73%) nginx
7 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (10.22%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) PlantUML
Business Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.98%) AWS
2 22 (16.06%) Azure
3 12 (8.76%) GitHub
4 7 (5.11%) Office 365
5 4 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.92%) Serverless
6 3 (2.19%) SaaS
7 2 (1.46%) G Suite
7 2 (1.46%) iPaaS
7 2 (1.46%) npm
7 2 (1.46%) Yarn
8 1 (0.73%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.73%) PaaS
8 1 (0.73%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.57%) Network Security
2 6 (4.38%) Firewall
3 3 (2.19%) DHCP
3 3 (2.19%) DNS
3 3 (2.19%) Internet
3 3 (2.19%) IPsec
3 3 (2.19%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (2.19%) SNMP
3 3 (2.19%) VLAN
4 2 (1.46%) BGP
4 2 (1.46%) Skype
4 2 (1.46%) Wireless
5 1 (0.73%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.73%) 5G
5 1 (0.73%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.95%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (7.30%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.84%) MySQL
4 7 (5.11%) Big Data
4 7 (5.11%) MariaDB
5 4 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.92%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 122 (89.05%) JIRA
2 36 (26.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 26 (18.98%) Git (software)
4 22 (16.06%) Jenkins
5 11 (8.03%) Bitbucket
5 11 (8.03%) GitLab
5 11 (8.03%) GoogleTest
6 8 (5.84%) Selenium
7 6 (4.38%) Maven
8 4 (2.92%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.92%) TestRail
9 3 (2.19%) FishEye
9 3 (2.19%) Robot Framework
9 3 (2.19%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.19%) Subversion
9 3 (2.19%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.73%) JUnit
11 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (8.03%) Public Sector
2 7 (5.11%) Legal
3 5 (3.65%) Finance
4 2 (1.46%) Automotive
4 2 (1.46%) Banking
4 2 (1.46%) Games
4 2 (1.46%) Military
5 1 (0.73%) Advertising
5 1 (0.73%) Law
5 1 (0.73%) Publishing
5 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (13.14%) Embedded Engineer
2 15 (10.95%) Developer
2 15 (10.95%) Software Engineer
3 14 (10.22%) Analyst
3 14 (10.22%) Test Engineer
4 13 (9.49%) Business Analyst
5 10 (7.30%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (7.30%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Scrum Master
7 7 (5.11%) Applications Architect
7 7 (5.11%) Architect
7 7 (5.11%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.65%) Agile Scrum Master
9 5 (3.65%) Engagement Manager
10 4 (2.92%) Onboarding Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) SCM Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (2.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.49%) REST
2 12 (8.76%) HTML
2 12 (8.76%) Web Services
3 10 (7.30%) Gherkin
3 10 (7.30%) Yocto
4 9 (6.57%) CSS
5 7 (5.11%) Spring
6 6 (4.38%) .NET
7 5 (3.65%) RESTful
7 5 (3.65%) XML
8 4 (2.92%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.92%) CSS3
8 4 (2.92%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (2.92%) HTML5
8 4 (2.92%) jQuery
8 4 (2.92%) Node.js
8 4 (2.92%) SOAP
8 4 (2.92%) Swagger
9 3 (2.19%) GraphQL
9 3 (2.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.65%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.19%) Internet of Things
3 3 (2.19%) PKI
4 2 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.46%) User Experience
5 1 (0.73%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.73%) Equities
5 1 (0.73%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.73%) Life Science
5 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.73%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.73%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.73%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.74%) Linux
2 19 (13.87%) Windows
3 12 (8.76%) CentOS
4 9 (6.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.57%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.65%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.19%) CoreOS
6 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.46%) Android
7 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.46%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.73%) FreeRTOS
8 1 (0.73%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (61.31%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (34.31%) Scrum
3 33 (24.09%) DevOps
4 31 (22.63%) Test Automation
5 23 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (15.33%) Software Engineering
7 18 (13.14%) Business Analysis
7 18 (13.14%) Waterfall
8 15 (10.95%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (10.22%) Configuration Management
9 14 (10.22%) NsoIT
10 13 (9.49%) Project Delivery
10 13 (9.49%) Release Management
10 13 (9.49%) Software Delivery
11 12 (8.76%) Kanban
11 12 (8.76%) TDD
12 11 (8.03%) Project Management
12 11 (8.03%) Project Planning
12 11 (8.03%) Systems Engineering
12 11 (8.03%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (32.12%) Python
2 42 (30.66%) C
3 21 (15.33%) C++
4 17 (12.41%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.95%) Java
6 12 (8.76%) PowerShell
7 10 (7.30%) C#
7 10 (7.30%) SQL
8 8 (5.84%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.65%) PHP
10 3 (2.19%) Go
10 3 (2.19%) Java 8
10 3 (2.19%) Ruby
11 2 (1.46%) Perl
11 2 (1.46%) VBScript
12 1 (0.73%) ES6
12 1 (0.73%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (40.88%) Security Cleared
2 27 (19.71%) SC Cleared
3 26 (18.98%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.19%) CCNA
5 3 (2.19%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.46%) Degree
7 1 (0.73%) APMP
7 1 (0.73%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.73%) CCIE
7 1 (0.73%) CCNP
7 1 (0.73%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.73%) ISEB
7 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) GDPR
2 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 18 (13.14%) Docker
2 6 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.38%) vSphere
3 5 (3.65%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.92%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (9.49%) Ansible
2 12 (8.76%) Kubernetes
3 10 (7.30%) Puppet
4 5 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.92%) HP ALM
5 4 (2.92%) Terraform
6 3 (2.19%) Grafana
6 3 (2.19%) Packer
6 3 (2.19%) Prometheus
6 3 (2.19%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.19%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.73%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.73%) Rancher
Vendors
1 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.76%) Google
3 8 (5.84%) ServiceNow
3 8 (5.84%) VMware
4 6 (4.38%) Oracle
5 4 (2.92%) HP
6 3 (2.19%) Dell
6 3 (2.19%) EMC
6 3 (2.19%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.19%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.19%) Splunk
7 2 (1.46%) Apple
8 1 (0.73%) Cisco
8 1 (0.73%) Telerik
8 1 (0.73%) Veeam