Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 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
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 293 384 392
Rank change year-on-year +91 +8 +14
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 260 520 661
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.61% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% 1.44% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 346 390
Median daily rate £496 £500 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.75% +1.52% -
10th Percentile £375 £375 £356
90th Percentile £626 £647 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £465 £445
% change year-on-year -3.23% +4.41% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 27 32
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.51 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.10% -5.30% +8.05%
10th Percentile £38.80 £36.51 £38.84
90th Percentile £73.75 £58.95 £50.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.25 £49.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year +3.54% +5.32% +8.05%

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 14,393 36,235 43,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.85% 42.69% 41.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,608 22,730 26,682
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £250
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 1,443 1,677
Median hourly rate £31.50 £19.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.82% +12.63% +0.72%
10th Percentile £12.11 £11.17 £10.81
90th Percentile £54.00 £51.74 £45.87
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +38.89% +9.09% -

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Atlassian in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Atlassian.

Daily rate trend for Atlassian in the UK

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Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Atlassian over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Atlassian in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Atlassian.

Hourly rate trend for Atlassian in the UK

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Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Atlassian over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Atlassian in the UK

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Top 16 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 30 October 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
England +96 214 £500 - 72
UK excluding London +131 117 £450 -3.23% 55
London +90 103 £500 -4.76% 21
Work from Home -39 72 £450 -12.20% 10
South West +38 35 £500 +8.11% 11
South East +124 32 £510 +20.00% 12
Midlands +92 29 £416 -14.18% 11
West Midlands +72 24 £420 -15.58% 10
Northern Ireland - 8 £400 -
East of England +81 7 £463 -23.71% 1
East Midlands +49 5 £315 -18.71% 1
North of England +104 4 £350 -12.50% 16
North West +76 3 £350 -12.50% 10
Yorkshire +76 1 - - 5
Scotland +67 1 - - 2
Wales +38 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 222 (85.38%) JIRA
2 173 (66.54%) Confluence
3 146 (56.15%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (43.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 109 (41.92%) Linux
6 105 (40.38%) DevOps
7 95 (36.54%) Docker
8 85 (32.69%) Python
9 83 (31.92%) Ansible
10 80 (30.77%) Jenkins
11 79 (30.38%) Security Cleared
11 79 (30.38%) Git (software)
12 75 (28.85%) SC Cleared
13 73 (28.08%) Bitbucket
14 72 (27.69%) Windows
15 62 (23.85%) Kubernetes
16 59 (22.69%) PowerShell
17 56 (21.54%) Terraform
18 55 (21.15%) Configuration Management
19 53 (20.38%) C#
19 53 (20.38%) AWS
20 52 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
20 52 (20.00%) SQL
21 51 (19.62%) Puppet
21 51 (19.62%) GitHub
21 51 (19.62%) Opscode Chef
22 49 (18.85%) Azure
23 47 (18.08%) Finance
24 45 (17.31%) Scrum
24 45 (17.31%) Continuous Delivery

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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
1 173 (66.54%) Confluence
2 27 (10.38%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.92%) Apache
4 16 (6.15%) JBoss
4 16 (6.15%) Mule
4 16 (6.15%) Red Hat Fuse
5 7 (2.69%) Apache ServiceMix
5 7 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (2.69%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.31%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.15%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.77%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.77%) CMS
8 2 (0.77%) nginx
8 2 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.38%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 53 (20.38%) AWS
2 51 (19.62%) GitHub
3 49 (18.85%) Azure
4 18 (6.92%) OpenShift
5 12 (4.62%) Amazon Cognito
6 11 (4.23%) PaaS
6 11 (4.23%) Serverless
7 8 (3.08%) Mavenlink
8 7 (2.69%) Apigee
8 7 (2.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (2.69%) Boomi
8 7 (2.69%) npm
9 6 (2.31%) Azure Functions
9 6 (2.31%) IaaS
9 6 (2.31%) Office 365
10 5 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.92%) AWS CloudTrail
11 4 (1.54%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.54%) iPaaS
11 4 (1.54%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 43 (16.54%) Firewall
2 32 (12.31%) VLAN
3 29 (11.15%) Reverse Proxy
4 18 (6.92%) SNMP
5 9 (3.46%) HTTP
6 8 (3.08%) Internet
7 6 (2.31%) DNS
8 5 (1.92%) DHCP
8 5 (1.92%) Skype
9 4 (1.54%) Intranet
9 4 (1.54%) VSAN
10 3 (1.15%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.15%) VXLAN
11 2 (0.77%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.77%) OSPF
11 2 (0.77%) SAN
11 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.77%) VPN
11 2 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.77%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.46%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (5.38%) MySQL
4 11 (4.23%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.46%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (1.92%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.15%) Redis
7 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 222 (85.38%) JIRA
2 114 (43.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 80 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 79 (30.38%) Git (software)
5 73 (28.08%) Bitbucket
6 38 (14.62%) FishEye
7 33 (12.69%) GitLab
8 20 (7.69%) JUnit
8 20 (7.69%) Maven
9 17 (6.54%) Vagrant
10 16 (6.15%) ScriptRunner
11 15 (5.77%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (5.38%) Subversion
13 13 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (5.00%) SonarQube
14 10 (3.85%) Cucumber
14 10 (3.85%) GoCD
15 9 (3.46%) Hudson
15 9 (3.46%) jMock
16 8 (3.08%) Selenium
General
1 47 (18.08%) Finance
2 34 (13.08%) Public Sector
3 19 (7.31%) Banking
4 13 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.85%) Front Office
6 6 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.92%) Electronics
7 5 (1.92%) Marketing
7 5 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.15%) Military
9 2 (0.77%) Legal
9 2 (0.77%) Retail
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Police
10 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (14.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (13.85%) Developer
3 29 (11.15%) Administrator
4 28 (10.77%) Consultant
5 23 (8.85%) JIRA Engineer
6 22 (8.46%) Java Developer
6 22 (8.46%) JIRA Administrator
6 22 (8.46%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (6.54%) Architect
8 16 (6.15%) JIRA Consultant
9 13 (5.00%) Analyst
10 12 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (4.23%) DevOps Administrator
12 9 (3.46%) JIRA Specialist
13 8 (3.08%) Azure Engineer
13 8 (3.08%) Senior DevOps
13 8 (3.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.08%) SharePoint Administrator
14 7 (2.69%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (2.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.54%) RESTful
2 38 (14.62%) REST
3 34 (13.08%) XML
4 33 (12.69%) .NET
5 28 (10.77%) Web Services
6 27 (10.38%) ASP.NET
7 25 (9.62%) Swagger
8 22 (8.46%) Spring
9 18 (6.92%) Elastic Stack
9 18 (6.92%) gRPC
9 18 (6.92%) SOAP
10 16 (6.15%) Middleware
10 16 (6.15%) SAML
11 14 (5.38%) Apache Camel
12 12 (4.62%) CSS
12 12 (4.62%) Spring Boot
13 11 (4.23%) Hibernate
13 11 (4.23%) JSON
13 11 (4.23%) XSLT
14 10 (3.85%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.77%) Public Cloud
3 13 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.46%) Fixed Income
5 9 (3.46%) PKI
6 8 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.69%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.92%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (1.92%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.15%) Clustering
10 3 (1.15%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.15%) User Experience
11 2 (0.77%) Derivative
11 2 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.77%) NHS
11 2 (0.77%) Replication
11 2 (0.77%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 109 (41.92%) Linux
2 72 (27.69%) Windows
3 35 (13.46%) Windows Server
4 31 (11.92%) Windows 10
4 31 (11.92%) Windows Server 2016
5 30 (11.54%) CentOS
5 30 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (7.31%) Unix
7 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) FreeRTOS
8 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.38%) Robot Operating System
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (56.15%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (40.38%) DevOps
3 55 (21.15%) Configuration Management
4 52 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (17.31%) Continuous Delivery
5 45 (17.31%) Scrum
6 40 (15.38%) Microservices
7 39 (15.00%) Infrastructure as Code
8 35 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (11.54%) Continuous Deployment
10 28 (10.77%) Requirements Gathering
11 25 (9.62%) Commercial Awareness
12 24 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (9.23%) TDD
13 23 (8.85%) Business Case
13 23 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (8.85%) Systems Engineering
13 23 (8.85%) Test Automation
14 20 (7.69%) Decision-Making
14 20 (7.69%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 85 (32.69%) Python
2 59 (22.69%) PowerShell
3 53 (20.38%) C#
4 52 (20.00%) SQL
5 40 (15.38%) Java
6 36 (13.85%) Bash Shell
7 19 (7.31%) Go
8 13 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 13 (5.00%) Perl
9 12 (4.62%) C++
9 12 (4.62%) Ruby
10 10 (3.85%) C
11 4 (1.54%) Groovy
11 4 (1.54%) Scala
11 4 (1.54%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.77%) Jython
12 2 (0.77%) XPath
13 1 (0.38%) Haskell
13 1 (0.38%) Java 8
13 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 79 (30.38%) Security Cleared
2 75 (28.85%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.62%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.46%) Degree
5 6 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.92%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.15%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.15%) MCSA
7 3 (1.15%) MCSE
7 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.77%) CCIE
8 2 (0.77%) ISEB
8 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.77%) VCDX
9 1 (0.38%) APMP
9 1 (0.38%) CCDA
9 1 (0.38%) CCNA
9 1 (0.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.92%) NIST
1 5 (1.92%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) NCSC
3 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.77%) PMO
4 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.38%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.38%) JTAG
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 95 (36.54%) Docker
2 35 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (12.69%) vSphere
4 17 (6.54%) GlusterFS
5 10 (3.85%) Active Directory
6 6 (2.31%) VMware NSX
7 4 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.77%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.38%) HDFS
10 1 (0.38%) KVM
10 1 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 83 (31.92%) Ansible
2 62 (23.85%) Kubernetes
3 56 (21.54%) Terraform
4 51 (19.62%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (19.62%) Puppet
5 36 (13.85%) Grafana
5 36 (13.85%) Prometheus
6 30 (11.54%) Packer
7 18 (6.92%) ZABBIX
8 16 (6.15%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (3.85%) Rundeck
10 6 (2.31%) vCenter Server
11 3 (1.15%) PowerCLI
12 1 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.38%) Rancher
12 1 (0.38%) Salt
12 1 (0.38%) SCCM
12 1 (0.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 36 (13.85%) VMware
2 25 (9.62%) Dell
3 22 (8.46%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.46%) Splunk
4 18 (6.92%) EMC
5 13 (5.00%) Oracle
6 12 (4.62%) MuleSoft
7 11 (4.23%) Sybase
8 10 (3.85%) SaltStack
9 9 (3.46%) Murex
9 9 (3.46%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.69%) Axway
10 7 (2.69%) Fiorano
10 7 (2.69%) Jitterbit
10 7 (2.69%) Talend
10 7 (2.69%) TIBCO
10 7 (2.69%) webMethods
11 6 (2.31%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.31%) Google
12 5 (1.92%) Cisco