Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 18 November 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.

Atlassian
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 404 389 629
Rank change year-on-year -15 +240 +99
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 591 645 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.61% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 1.35% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 354 204
UK median daily rate £500 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £361 £325 £338
90th Percentile £675 £638 £763
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £385 £425
% change year-on-year +16.88% -9.41% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -3.03% -
10th Percentile £33.25 £40.00 £40.63
90th Percentile £46.00 £40.00 £41.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +8.75% -3.03% -

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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43542 47842 49835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.65% 45.27% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27042 29233 29405
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1722 2107
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.20 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.42
% change year-on-year - -5.27% +5.56%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Atlassian as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Atlassian in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Atlassian in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Atlassian over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Atlassian in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Atlassian in the UK

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Top 15 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
England -7 577 £500 +0.70% 35
London -75 352 £525 - 10
UK excluding London +98 231 £450 +16.88% 25
East of England +34 68 £425 +35.14% 4
South East +13 46 £450 +20.00% 7
Midlands +57 43 £470 -3.09%
North of England +40 37 £394 -3.08% 10
West Midlands +59 35 £470 -3.09%
South West +23 29 £463 +14.20% 4
North West +18 21 £388 -6.06% 7
Yorkshire +18 10 £400 -8.57% 3
North East +55 6 £315 -7.35%
Scotland +4 6 £350 -4.11%
East Midlands - 6 £360 -
Wales +11 2 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 469 (79.36%) JIRA
2 369 (62.44%) Agile Software Development
3 356 (60.24%) Confluence
4 268 (45.35%) DevOps
5 233 (39.42%) Jenkins
6 227 (38.41%) Java
7 219 (37.06%) Git (software)
8 190 (32.15%) Linux
9 164 (27.75%) Amazon AWS
10 163 (27.58%) Scrum
11 144 (24.37%) Python
12 136 (23.01%) Docker
13 133 (22.50%) Ansible
14 132 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
15 119 (20.14%) Finance
16 117 (19.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 113 (19.12%) Bitbucket
18 108 (18.27%) Test Automation
19 95 (16.07%) SQL
20 91 (15.40%) Windows
21 85 (14.38%) Microsoft Azure
22 81 (13.71%) Unix
23 78 (13.20%) Kanban
23 78 (13.20%) Puppet
24 74 (12.52%) Oracle
25 72 (12.18%) SQL Server
25 72 (12.18%) .NET
25 72 (12.18%) Configuration Management
26 71 (12.01%) Continuous Delivery
27 70 (11.84%) JavaScript

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Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 356 (60.24%) Confluence
2 44 (7.45%) OpenStack
3 37 (6.26%) Tomcat
4 31 (5.25%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (4.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 23 (3.89%) Apache Spark
7 17 (2.88%) Apache
8 14 (2.37%) Cloud Foundry
8 14 (2.37%) CMS
8 14 (2.37%) IIS
9 12 (2.03%) JBoss
10 7 (1.18%) Mule
10 7 (1.18%) nginx
10 7 (1.18%) SAS
10 7 (1.18%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.02%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.85%) Documentum
13 4 (0.68%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 25 (4.23%) HipChat
2 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.34%) Mingle
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (0.51%) SessionCam
3 2 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 164 (27.75%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (14.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (10.66%) GitHub
4 25 (4.23%) Serverless
5 23 (3.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 22 (3.72%) AWS Lambda
7 21 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (2.71%) Amazon S3
8 16 (2.71%) npm
8 16 (2.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 15 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (2.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 14 (2.37%) CloudFront
10 14 (2.37%) Route 53
11 10 (1.69%) SaaS
12 7 (1.18%) Google Analytics
12 7 (1.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 6 (1.02%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.85%) Trello
15 4 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.88%) DNS
2 16 (2.71%) LDAP
3 11 (1.86%) HTTP
4 9 (1.52%) Bluetooth
4 9 (1.52%) SSL
5 7 (1.18%) Firewall
6 6 (1.02%) DSL
6 6 (1.02%) VPN
7 5 (0.85%) AMQP
7 5 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (0.85%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.68%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.51%) Internet
9 3 (0.51%) PuTTY
9 3 (0.51%) WinSCP
10 2 (0.34%) ATM
10 2 (0.34%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.34%) LAN
10 2 (0.34%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 51 (8.63%) NoSQL
3 35 (5.92%) MySQL
3 35 (5.92%) Oracle Database
4 34 (5.75%) Relational Database
5 31 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (3.89%) RDBMS
7 20 (3.38%) MongoDB
8 19 (3.21%) Amazon RDS
8 19 (3.21%) Hadoop
9 16 (2.71%) DB2
10 15 (2.54%) Big Data
11 8 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.02%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.02%) Redis
13 4 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.68%) QlikView
13 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 469 (79.36%) JIRA
2 233 (39.42%) Jenkins
3 219 (37.06%) Git (software)
4 117 (19.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 113 (19.12%) Bitbucket
6 70 (11.84%) Selenium
7 62 (10.49%) TeamCity
8 52 (8.80%) Maven
9 45 (7.61%) Octopus Deploy
10 42 (7.11%) Cucumber
11 41 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 39 (6.60%) JUnit
13 38 (6.43%) Vagrant
13 38 (6.43%) WebDriver
14 37 (6.26%) SoapUI
15 36 (6.09%) Sonatype Nexus
16 32 (5.41%) Subversion
17 26 (4.40%) NuGet
18 16 (2.71%) Gradle
18 16 (2.71%) Zephyr
General
1 119 (20.14%) Finance
2 66 (11.17%) Banking
3 32 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 19 (3.21%) Retail
5 13 (2.20%) Front Office
6 8 (1.35%) Marketing
7 6 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.68%) Electronics
8 4 (0.68%) Military
9 3 (0.51%) Games
9 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.34%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 154 (26.06%) Developer
2 145 (24.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 59 (9.98%) Java Developer
4 40 (6.77%) Consultant
5 38 (6.43%) Architect
6 32 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
7 31 (5.25%) Analyst
7 31 (5.25%) AWS DevOps
7 31 (5.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 30 (5.08%) iOS Developer
8 30 (5.08%) Tester
9 29 (4.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 29 (4.91%) AWS Engineer
10 28 (4.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 27 (4.57%) Senior Developer
12 21 (3.55%) Administrator
12 21 (3.55%) JIRA Consultant
13 20 (3.38%) JIRA Engineer
13 20 (3.38%) Windows Engineer
14 19 (3.21%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (12.18%) .NET
2 62 (10.49%) RESTful
3 51 (8.63%) Spring
4 49 (8.29%) REST
5 48 (8.12%) Node.js
6 46 (7.78%) HTML
7 45 (7.61%) Web Services
8 37 (6.26%) XML
9 35 (5.92%) Hibernate
9 35 (5.92%) JSON
10 34 (5.75%) Gherkin
11 33 (5.58%) CSS
12 23 (3.89%) J2EE
13 22 (3.72%) iOS SDK
14 21 (3.55%) HTML5
15 20 (3.38%) SOAP
16 19 (3.21%) .NET Framework
16 19 (3.21%) Middleware
17 17 (2.88%) jQuery
18 14 (2.37%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.57%) Computer Science
3 25 (4.23%) User Experience
4 23 (3.89%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.88%) Derivative
6 16 (2.71%) Virtual Team
7 13 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (1.69%) Fintech
9 9 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.35%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.35%) iPad
10 8 (1.35%) iPhone
10 8 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.35%) RIA
11 7 (1.18%) Fixed Income
12 6 (1.02%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.02%) PMI
13 4 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 190 (32.15%) Linux
2 91 (15.40%) Windows
3 81 (13.71%) Unix
4 64 (10.83%) Windows Server
5 46 (7.78%) Apple iOS
6 36 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (4.23%) CentOS
8 18 (3.05%) Solaris
9 17 (2.88%) Android
9 17 (2.88%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.34%) VMS
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.17%) Debian
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (62.44%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (45.35%) DevOps
3 163 (27.58%) Scrum
4 132 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
5 108 (18.27%) Test Automation
6 78 (13.20%) Kanban
7 72 (12.18%) Configuration Management
8 71 (12.01%) Continuous Delivery
9 67 (11.34%) BDD
10 65 (11.00%) SDLC
11 54 (9.14%) Open Source
12 53 (8.97%) TDD
13 49 (8.29%) SOA
14 37 (6.26%) Microservices
15 33 (5.58%) Acceptance Criteria
15 33 (5.58%) Software Delivery
15 33 (5.58%) User Stories
16 32 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
16 32 (5.41%) Software Engineering
17 30 (5.08%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 227 (38.41%) Java
2 144 (24.37%) Python
3 95 (16.07%) SQL
4 70 (11.84%) JavaScript
5 62 (10.49%) PowerShell
6 44 (7.45%) Bash Shell
7 36 (6.09%) C#
8 31 (5.25%) PL/SQL
8 31 (5.25%) Ruby
9 29 (4.91%) Groovy
10 26 (4.40%) Apple Swift
11 24 (4.06%) Objective-C
12 23 (3.89%) Perl
13 21 (3.55%) Shell Script
14 18 (3.05%) Scala
15 16 (2.71%) Haskell
16 13 (2.20%) VB
17 11 (1.86%) ES6
18 10 (1.69%) ECMAScript
18 10 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (10.49%) Security Cleared
2 39 (6.60%) Degree
3 28 (4.74%) SC Cleared
4 25 (4.23%) ISTQB
5 23 (3.89%) ISEB
6 18 (3.05%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (1.35%) BC Cleared
9 8 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (1.18%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.85%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.68%) NVQ Level 4
13 3 (0.51%) PMP
14 2 (0.34%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.34%) CAPM
14 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.34%) MCPD
14 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.11%) QA
2 13 (2.20%) GCP
3 3 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.34%) PMO
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 136 (23.01%) Docker
2 34 (5.75%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.51%) HDFS
7 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.34%) vSphere
8 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.17%) zsh
Systems Management
1 133 (22.50%) Ansible
2 78 (13.20%) Puppet
3 56 (9.48%) Terraform
4 52 (8.80%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (7.61%) Kubernetes
6 16 (2.71%) Mesos
7 15 (2.54%) Nagios
8 14 (2.37%) Docker Swarm
8 14 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (2.37%) Rancher
9 9 (1.52%) Icinga
10 8 (1.35%) Pingdom
11 7 (1.18%) Kibana
12 6 (1.02%) BladeLogic
12 6 (1.02%) Consul
13 3 (0.51%) logstash
13 3 (0.51%) Packer
13 3 (0.51%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.34%) Grafana
14 2 (0.34%) Oozie
Vendors
1 74 (12.52%) Oracle
2 62 (10.49%) Microsoft
3 44 (7.45%) Red Hat
4 33 (5.58%) VMware
5 22 (3.72%) Sybase
6 18 (3.05%) IBM
7 14 (2.37%) AppDynamics
8 13 (2.20%) HP
9 12 (2.03%) Adobe
9 12 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.86%) Splunk
11 9 (1.52%) Apple
11 9 (1.52%) Google
12 8 (1.35%) Black Duck
12 8 (1.35%) CA
12 8 (1.35%) PagerDuty
12 8 (1.35%) SAP
13 6 (1.02%) Nimsoft
13 6 (1.02%) Remedy
14 5 (0.85%) Citrix