Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 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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UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 337 365 432
Rank change year-on-year +28 +67 +84
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 308 326 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.65% 0.60% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.46% 1.39% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 169 134
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £441 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £350 £356 £313
90th Percentile £575 £563 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £493 £480
% change year-on-year +1.52% +2.60% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 3
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.75 £47.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.30% +7.50%
10th Percentile £46.63 £38.80 £32.00
90th Percentile £69.00 £51.00 £45.40
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -4.26% +9.30% +7.50%

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 21,043 23,432 23,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 44.54% 43.44% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,724 13,766 13,456
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £215 £227 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £556
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.77% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,050 1,295 1,115
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.50 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.48% -3.31%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.61 £10.26
90th Percentile £52.50 £45.58 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Atlassian as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Atlassian in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Atlassian in the UK excluding London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Atlassian in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Atlassian in the UK excluding London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Atlassian in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Atlassian in the UK excluding London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Atlassian in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 September 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
South East +56 120 £450 +5.88% 17
South West +6 94 £450 +5.88% 21
Midlands +22 40 £465 +3.33% 6
West Midlands +19 34 £470 +4.44% 4
North of England +7 23 £400 -11.11% 11
North West +6 17 £400 -2.44% 6
Scotland +14 16 £538 +14.67% 2
East of England -5 14 £613 +28.95% 9
East Midlands +22 6 £388 -6.06% 2
Yorkshire +19 4 £425 -8.11% 5
North East +26 2 £319 -20.31%
Wales +14 1 £600 +53.85%
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UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 239 (77.60%) JIRA
2 232 (75.32%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (66.88%) Confluence
4 94 (30.52%) DevOps
5 91 (29.55%) Linux
6 90 (29.22%) Java
6 90 (29.22%) Scrum
7 83 (26.95%) Jenkins
8 79 (25.65%) Bitbucket
9 76 (24.68%) JavaScript
10 75 (24.35%) Git (software)
11 72 (23.38%) Docker
12 70 (22.73%) Security Cleared
12 70 (22.73%) TDD
13 67 (21.75%) Python
14 58 (18.83%) Test Automation
15 53 (17.21%) AngularJS
16 52 (16.88%) Node.js
16 52 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
17 51 (16.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 50 (16.23%) Unix
18 50 (16.23%) C
18 50 (16.23%) Oracle
19 49 (15.91%) Ansible
20 47 (15.26%) Problem-Solving
20 47 (15.26%) AWS
21 46 (14.94%) SC Cleared
21 46 (14.94%) SQL
22 44 (14.29%) Microsoft
23 42 (13.64%) UML

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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
1 206 (66.88%) Confluence
2 27 (8.77%) Apache
3 16 (5.19%) JBoss
4 13 (4.22%) nginx
5 12 (3.90%) Tomcat
6 10 (3.25%) GeoServer
7 7 (2.27%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.95%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.62%) CMS
9 5 (1.62%) IIS
9 5 (1.62%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.30%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.97%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.65%) Documentum
12 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.65%) SAS
13 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (5.19%) Sonata
2 5 (1.62%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (1.30%) assyst
3 4 (1.30%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.32%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.32%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 47 (15.26%) AWS
2 39 (12.66%) Azure
3 35 (11.36%) SaaS
4 32 (10.39%) GitHub
5 21 (6.82%) PaaS
6 10 (3.25%) Serverless
7 8 (2.60%) BrowserStack
8 7 (2.27%) Lucidchart
8 7 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (2.27%) Yarn
9 5 (1.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.30%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (1.30%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.30%) CloudFront
10 4 (1.30%) Route 53
11 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.92%) NAS
2 6 (1.95%) SAN
2 6 (1.95%) SSL
3 5 (1.62%) Firewall
3 5 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.97%) DNS
4 3 (0.97%) HTTP
5 2 (0.65%) DHCP
5 2 (0.65%) Skype
5 2 (0.65%) SMS
5 2 (0.65%) SNMP
6 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.79%) Oracle Database
2 24 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (7.79%) Relational Database
3 22 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 18 (5.84%) RDBMS
5 15 (4.87%) Hadoop
6 13 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.25%) GIS
8 5 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.62%) MySQL
9 4 (1.30%) DB2
9 4 (1.30%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.97%) DbVisualizer
11 2 (0.65%) Big Data
11 2 (0.65%) Redis
12 1 (0.32%) Endeca
12 1 (0.32%) HBase
12 1 (0.32%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 239 (77.60%) JIRA
2 83 (26.95%) Jenkins
3 79 (25.65%) Bitbucket
4 75 (24.35%) Git (software)
5 51 (16.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 36 (11.69%) Cucumber
7 30 (9.74%) Selenium
8 28 (9.09%) Maven
9 20 (6.49%) Visual Studio Team System
9 20 (6.49%) webpack
10 18 (5.84%) JMeter
11 16 (5.19%) JUnit
12 15 (4.87%) Protractor
12 15 (4.87%) SoapUI
13 14 (4.55%) Mockito
14 12 (3.90%) Jasmine
15 10 (3.25%) GoogleTest
16 7 (2.27%) gulp
17 5 (1.62%) GitLab
17 5 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (9.42%) Finance
2 27 (8.77%) Public Sector
3 10 (3.25%) Retail
4 7 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.62%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.62%) Local Government
6 4 (1.30%) Games
7 3 (0.97%) Automotive
8 2 (0.65%) Banking
8 2 (0.65%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (0.65%) Law
8 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (26.30%) Developer
2 29 (9.42%) Analyst
3 28 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (5.52%) Consultant
5 16 (5.19%) Architect
6 15 (4.87%) Engagement Manager
6 15 (4.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 15 (4.87%) Java Developer
6 15 (4.87%) Software Engineer
6 15 (4.87%) Test Engineer
7 14 (4.55%) Angular Developer
8 13 (4.22%) Administrator
8 13 (4.22%) Senior Developer
8 13 (4.22%) Test Analyst
9 12 (3.90%) Java Engineer
9 12 (3.90%) Test Automation Engineer
10 11 (3.57%) Business Analyst
11 10 (3.25%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (3.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.21%) AngularJS
2 52 (16.88%) Node.js
3 40 (12.99%) CSS
4 39 (12.66%) HTML
5 34 (11.04%) Spring
6 31 (10.06%) Web Services
7 28 (9.09%) Sass
8 24 (7.79%) REST
9 22 (7.14%) React
10 21 (6.82%) .NET
10 21 (6.82%) RESTful
11 20 (6.49%) XML
12 18 (5.84%) Hibernate
13 17 (5.52%) JSON
14 15 (4.87%) Gherkin
15 14 (4.55%) EJB
15 14 (4.55%) HTML5
16 13 (4.22%) NgRx
16 13 (4.22%) Redux
16 13 (4.22%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.79%) User Experience
2 23 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.25%) PKI
4 7 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (1.62%) Clustering
5 5 (1.62%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.62%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.30%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.97%) VHDL
8 2 (0.65%) CMDB
8 2 (0.65%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.65%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.32%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 91 (29.55%) Linux
2 50 (16.23%) Unix
3 28 (9.09%) Windows
4 10 (3.25%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.62%) Android
6 5 (1.62%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.62%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.65%) FreeRTOS
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.32%) CentOS
9 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.32%) VMS
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (75.32%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (30.52%) DevOps
3 90 (29.22%) Scrum
4 70 (22.73%) TDD
5 58 (18.83%) Test Automation
6 52 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (15.26%) Problem-Solving
8 42 (13.64%) UML
9 39 (12.66%) Continuous Delivery
10 33 (10.71%) Software Engineering
11 32 (10.39%) Project Delivery
12 30 (9.74%) Microservices
13 26 (8.44%) Project Management
14 24 (7.79%) Software Architecture
14 24 (7.79%) User Stories
15 22 (7.14%) E-Commerce
15 22 (7.14%) Kanban
16 20 (6.49%) Agile Project Management
16 20 (6.49%) Integration Testing
16 20 (6.49%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 90 (29.22%) Java
2 76 (24.68%) JavaScript
3 67 (21.75%) Python
4 50 (16.23%) C
5 46 (14.94%) SQL
6 41 (13.31%) C#
7 39 (12.66%) C++
8 22 (7.14%) TypeScript
9 20 (6.49%) Java 8
10 19 (6.17%) PowerShell
10 19 (6.17%) Ruby
11 16 (5.19%) Shell Script
12 15 (4.87%) Bash Shell
13 14 (4.55%) ES6
14 7 (2.27%) Groovy
15 4 (1.30%) PHP
15 4 (1.30%) Scala
16 3 (0.97%) Embedded C++
16 3 (0.97%) Perl
17 2 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 46 (14.94%) SC Cleared
3 41 (13.31%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.60%) Degree
5 6 (1.95%) CCENT
5 6 (1.95%) CCNA
5 6 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.95%) RHCE
6 5 (1.62%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.62%) MCSA
6 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.30%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.30%) ISEB
7 4 (1.30%) MCSE
7 4 (1.30%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.65%) OCA
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.47%) QA
2 6 (1.95%) PMO
3 2 (0.65%) JTAG
4 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.32%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.32%) GDPR
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 72 (23.38%) Docker
2 17 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.27%) Firmware
4 5 (1.62%) Gluster
5 4 (1.30%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.97%) vSphere
7 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.65%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (15.91%) Ansible
2 38 (12.34%) Kubernetes
3 23 (7.47%) Puppet
4 18 (5.84%) Terraform
5 10 (3.25%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (2.60%) HAProxy
6 8 (2.60%) SCCM
7 5 (1.62%) Packer
7 5 (1.62%) vCenter Server
8 4 (1.30%) Opsview
9 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.65%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.65%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.32%) Salt
11 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.32%) systemd
11 1 (0.32%) vMotion
Vendors
1 50 (16.23%) Oracle
2 44 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.49%) VMware
4 14 (4.55%) Google
5 10 (3.25%) Cisco
6 8 (2.60%) IBM
7 7 (2.27%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 6 (1.95%) CA
8 6 (1.95%) HP
9 5 (1.62%) BiZZdesign
9 5 (1.62%) Sparx
9 5 (1.62%) Splunk
9 5 (1.62%) TOWER Software
10 4 (1.30%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (1.30%) Dell
10 4 (1.30%) hybris
10 4 (1.30%) PagerDuty
10 4 (1.30%) Ping Identity
10 4 (1.30%) Remedy
10 4 (1.30%) ServiceNow