Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 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.

Atlassian
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 347 432 369
Rank change year-on-year +85 -63 +222
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 735 552 621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.55% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 1.32% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 402 336
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £353 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 3 2
UK median hourly rate £47.00 £44.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +13.55% -22.50%
10th Percentile £38.80 £42.00 £31.38
90th Percentile £50.20 £46.00 £49.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.82% +46.67% -27.27%

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 42,044 41,797 43,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.19% 41.96% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,009 26,362 26,409
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £231 £240
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,543 1,372 1,637
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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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 22 January 2019.

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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Atlassian over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 January 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
England +53 684 £500 - 159
UK excluding London +96 392 £450 - 118
London +11 318 £550 +4.76% 52
South East +84 125 £438 -12.50% 35
South West +24 87 £481 +1.32% 25
Midlands +51 82 £450 -2.81% 12
West Midlands +28 70 £439 -0.51% 9
North of England -18 38 £450 +12.50% 28
East of England -28 31 £550 +22.22% 7
North West -8 19 £380 -24.00% 15
Wales +4 18 £603 - 6
Yorkshire -10 17 £500 +33.33% 11
East Midlands +15 12 £450 +25.00% 3
Scotland -5 11 £465 -15.45% 4
North East -8 2 £505 +60.32% 2

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 551 (74.97%) JIRA
2 515 (70.07%) Agile Software Development
3 453 (61.63%) Confluence
4 246 (33.47%) Jenkins
5 237 (32.24%) DevOps
6 232 (31.56%) Amazon AWS
7 220 (29.93%) Linux
8 204 (27.76%) Test Automation
9 200 (27.21%) Java
10 197 (26.80%) Git (software)
11 192 (26.12%) Continuous Integration
12 190 (25.85%) Docker
13 189 (25.71%) Scrum
14 150 (20.41%) Security Cleared
15 141 (19.18%) Ansible
16 136 (18.50%) Kubernetes
17 131 (17.82%) Windows
18 130 (17.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 130 (17.69%) Microsoft Azure
19 127 (17.28%) SC Cleared
20 121 (16.46%) Python
21 119 (16.19%) Continuous Delivery
22 116 (15.78%) Bitbucket
23 110 (14.97%) Selenium
24 107 (14.56%) SQL
25 103 (14.01%) Cucumber
25 103 (14.01%) Puppet
26 101 (13.74%) Microsoft
27 97 (13.20%) TDD
28 96 (13.06%) Web Services

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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
1 453 (61.63%) Confluence
2 26 (3.54%) Documentum
3 19 (2.59%) Apache
3 19 (2.59%) Apache Spark
4 16 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.63%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
6 10 (1.36%) nginx
6 10 (1.36%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.09%) CMS
8 7 (0.95%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.82%) JBoss
10 5 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.54%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.41%) Apache Qpid
12 3 (0.41%) GeoServer
12 3 (0.41%) IIS
12 3 (0.41%) SAS
12 3 (0.41%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.41%) HipChat
4 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.27%) InVision
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) assyst
2 1 (0.14%) LongView
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 232 (31.56%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (17.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (12.79%) GitHub
4 32 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (3.54%) OpenShift
6 24 (3.27%) BrowserStack
7 22 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (2.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 19 (2.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 19 (2.59%) Amazon S3
9 18 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (2.31%) Serverless
11 16 (2.18%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (2.04%) Lucidchart
13 14 (1.90%) Route 53
13 14 (1.90%) SaaS
14 13 (1.77%) CloudFront
15 11 (1.50%) IaaS
16 9 (1.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.99%) Firewall
2 18 (2.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 18 (2.45%) HTTP
3 16 (2.18%) SSL
4 15 (2.04%) DNS
5 12 (1.63%) BGP
5 12 (1.63%) OSPF
6 11 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (1.50%) DMVPN
6 11 (1.50%) Multicast
6 11 (1.50%) VXLAN
7 8 (1.09%) Skype
8 7 (0.95%) SAN
9 6 (0.82%) DHCP
10 5 (0.68%) AMQP
10 5 (0.68%) Internet
10 5 (0.68%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.54%) BIG-IP
11 4 (0.54%) OpenFlow
11 4 (0.54%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 67 (9.12%) PostgreSQL
3 39 (5.31%) Relational Database
4 33 (4.49%) Amazon RDS
5 24 (3.27%) MongoDB
6 22 (2.99%) MySQL
7 20 (2.72%) NoSQL
8 19 (2.59%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.77%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.50%) Impala
11 10 (1.36%) Apache Kudu
11 10 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.09%) Big Data
12 8 (1.09%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.09%) Redis
12 8 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (0.95%) SQLite
14 6 (0.82%) Data Lake
14 6 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 551 (74.97%) JIRA
2 246 (33.47%) Jenkins
3 197 (26.80%) Git (software)
4 130 (17.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 116 (15.78%) Bitbucket
6 110 (14.97%) Selenium
7 103 (14.01%) Cucumber
8 86 (11.70%) Maven
9 61 (8.30%) Subversion
10 49 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
11 41 (5.58%) SoapUI
12 37 (5.03%) GitLab
13 35 (4.76%) JUnit
14 34 (4.63%) Visual Studio Team System
15 29 (3.95%) FishEye
15 29 (3.95%) WebDriver
16 28 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
17 25 (3.40%) ScriptRunner
18 22 (2.99%) JMeter
18 22 (2.99%) SonarQube
General
1 88 (11.97%) Finance
2 49 (6.67%) Banking
3 18 (2.45%) Front Office
4 14 (1.90%) Investment Banking
4 14 (1.90%) Marketing
5 11 (1.50%) Law
6 8 (1.09%) Retail
7 7 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.82%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.68%) Games
10 4 (0.54%) Electronics
10 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.41%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.27%) Advertising
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Legal
13 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 187 (25.44%) Developer
2 108 (14.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 57 (7.76%) Tester
4 53 (7.21%) Java Developer
5 41 (5.58%) Architect
6 39 (5.31%) Consultant
7 36 (4.90%) Automation Tester
8 35 (4.76%) Administrator
9 34 (4.63%) Project Manager
10 28 (3.81%) Analyst
11 24 (3.27%) AWS DevOps
12 23 (3.13%) Security Engineer
13 21 (2.86%) AWS Engineer
13 21 (2.86%) Technical Architect
14 20 (2.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 19 (2.59%) Cloud Engineer
15 19 (2.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 19 (2.59%) Test Analyst
16 18 (2.45%) Azure Engineer
17 17 (2.31%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (13.06%) Web Services
2 95 (12.93%) REST
3 82 (11.16%) .NET
4 56 (7.62%) Node.js
4 56 (7.62%) RESTful
5 51 (6.94%) HTML
6 44 (5.99%) CSS
6 44 (5.99%) XML
7 43 (5.85%) AngularJS
8 32 (4.35%) JSON
9 29 (3.95%) .NET Framework
9 29 (3.95%) HTML5
10 27 (3.67%) Gherkin
10 27 (3.67%) SOAP
11 26 (3.54%) .NET Core
12 25 (3.40%) Spring
13 21 (2.86%) Hibernate
13 21 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (2.72%) ASP.NET
14 20 (2.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.44%) Data Centre
3 35 (4.76%) User Experience
4 31 (4.22%) Fintech
5 22 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (1.90%) Public Cloud
9 14 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (1.50%) Cloud Native
11 10 (1.36%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.22%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.22%) Wiki
13 8 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (1.09%) iPad
13 8 (1.09%) iPhone
14 7 (0.95%) DataPower
14 7 (0.95%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 220 (29.93%) Linux
2 131 (17.82%) Windows
3 62 (8.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 61 (8.30%) Unix
4 61 (8.30%) Windows Server
5 40 (5.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (2.99%) Android
7 20 (2.72%) Apple iOS
8 19 (2.59%) Windows 10
9 18 (2.45%) CentOS
10 9 (1.22%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.95%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.54%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.41%) Fedora
14 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.27%) Solaris
15 1 (0.14%) VMS
15 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (70.07%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (32.24%) DevOps
3 204 (27.76%) Test Automation
4 192 (26.12%) Continuous Integration
5 189 (25.71%) Scrum
6 119 (16.19%) Continuous Delivery
7 97 (13.20%) TDD
8 92 (12.52%) Problem-Solving
9 91 (12.38%) Kanban
10 89 (12.11%) Microservices
11 86 (11.70%) Configuration Management
12 85 (11.56%) BDD
13 70 (9.52%) Software Engineering
14 63 (8.57%) SDLC
15 60 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
16 52 (7.07%) OO
16 52 (7.07%) User Stories
17 51 (6.94%) ITIL
17 51 (6.94%) Mentoring
18 49 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 200 (27.21%) Java
2 121 (16.46%) Python
3 107 (14.56%) SQL
4 81 (11.02%) C#
5 78 (10.61%) JavaScript
6 65 (8.84%) Bash Shell
7 63 (8.57%) PowerShell
8 51 (6.94%) Perl
9 45 (6.12%) Ruby
10 44 (5.99%) Java 8
11 33 (4.49%) Groovy
12 17 (2.31%) Scala
13 16 (2.18%) Apple Swift
14 15 (2.04%) Go
14 15 (2.04%) Objective-C
15 11 (1.50%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.36%) PHP
17 9 (1.22%) VB
17 9 (1.22%) VB6
18 8 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 150 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 127 (17.28%) SC Cleared
3 36 (4.90%) Degree
4 24 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 22 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (2.59%) DV Cleared
7 15 (2.04%) CCNA
7 15 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.90%) MCSE
9 11 (1.50%) MCSA
10 10 (1.36%) CCNP
11 9 (1.22%) RHCE
12 8 (1.09%) CCIE
12 8 (1.09%) OCA
12 8 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
13 6 (0.82%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.82%) Master's Degree
14 5 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.07%) QA
2 8 (1.09%) GDPR
3 5 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.41%) PMO
4 3 (0.41%) PSD2
5 2 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.27%) SLA
6 1 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 190 (25.85%) Docker
2 66 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 15 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (1.77%) HDFS
6 12 (1.63%) VMware NSX
7 11 (1.50%) vSphere
8 4 (0.54%) KVM
8 4 (0.54%) Squid
9 3 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.14%) IAG
Systems Management
1 141 (19.18%) Ansible
2 136 (18.50%) Kubernetes
3 103 (14.01%) Puppet
4 76 (10.34%) Terraform
5 55 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (4.49%) vCenter Server
7 17 (2.31%) Rundeck
8 13 (1.77%) Mesos
9 11 (1.50%) Docker Swarm
10 10 (1.36%) HP ALM
11 9 (1.22%) HockeyApp
11 9 (1.22%) Salt
12 8 (1.09%) Kibana
12 8 (1.09%) Nagios
12 8 (1.09%) Packer
12 8 (1.09%) PowerCLI
12 8 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
13 7 (0.95%) Grafana
13 7 (0.95%) SCCM
14 6 (0.82%) Rancher
Vendors
1 101 (13.74%) Microsoft
2 89 (12.11%) VMware
3 67 (9.12%) Oracle
4 45 (6.12%) Cisco
4 45 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 26 (3.54%) Pega
6 25 (3.40%) ServiceNow
7 22 (2.99%) Google
8 20 (2.72%) Sybase
9 19 (2.59%) Juniper
10 17 (2.31%) Splunk
11 16 (2.18%) IBM
12 12 (1.63%) SaltStack
13 11 (1.50%) HP
13 11 (1.50%) McAfee
13 11 (1.50%) Twitter
14 10 (1.36%) Apple
14 10 (1.36%) CA
15 9 (1.22%) Adobe
15 9 (1.22%) Xamarin