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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 411 399 494
Rank change year-on-year -12 +95  
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 194 259 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.48% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 1.07% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 168 101
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

Atlassian is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20514 24183 25039
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.82% 44.94% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12454 14905 14646
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 709 826 1130
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Atlassian
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Atlassian as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 30 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 189 £450 - 37
London -55 91 £475 -5.00% 11
South East +7 32 £473 +18.25% 4
South West +14 17 £450 +16.88% 5
Surrey +19 13 £513 +20.58% 1
East of England -1 12 £388 -31.11% 4
Wiltshire +15 11 £625 - 1
North East +75 9 - - 1
West Midlands -1 9 £513 +38.51% 5
City of London -29 9 £450 -10.00% 4
Tyne and Wear - 9 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 - - 1
North West +18 8 £350 -17.64% 5
West Sussex +8 8 £375 -3.84%
Oxfordshire - 8 £425 -
Oxford - 7 £425 -
Gatwick +4 6 - -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £475 -
East Midlands - 6 £475 - 1
Cheshire +27 5 £370 -27.80% 1
Hertfordshire -5 5 £388 -31.11% 2
Bedfordshire - 5 £550 -
Nottingham - 5 £481 -
Luton - 5 £550 -
Corsham - 5 £625 -
Shropshire +2 4 £515 +39.18% 1
Telford 0 4 £515 +39.18% 1
Leatherhead - 4 £550 -
Yorkshire +19 2 - - 1
Hampshire +10 2 £443 +10.68%

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 380 (83.15%) JIRA
2 297 (64.99%) Confluence
3 279 (61.05%) Agile Software Development
4 159 (34.79%) Linux
5 157 (34.35%) DevOps
6 155 (33.92%) Jenkins
7 151 (33.04%) Continuous Integration
8 143 (31.29%) Java
9 136 (29.76%) Scrum
10 128 (28.01%) Amazon AWS
11 124 (27.13%) Git (software)
12 123 (26.91%) Ansible
13 98 (21.44%) Bitbucket
14 91 (19.91%) Oracle
15 86 (18.82%) Puppet
16 81 (17.72%) Sonatype Nexus
16 81 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
16 81 (17.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 80 (17.51%) Configuration Management
18 77 (16.85%) Finance
19 72 (15.75%) Windows
20 71 (15.54%) Test Automation
21 70 (15.32%) Security Cleared
22 68 (14.88%) Python
23 67 (14.66%) Kanban
24 65 (14.22%) Docker
25 64 (14.00%) Unix
26 61 (13.35%) Maven
27 60 (13.13%) Continuous Delivery
28 58 (12.69%) Degree

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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
1 297 (64.99%) Confluence
2 31 (6.78%) WebLogic
3 20 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (3.06%) CMS
4 14 (3.06%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.84%) Apache
6 12 (2.63%) OpenStack
7 11 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (2.41%) WebSphere
8 10 (2.19%) IIS
8 10 (2.19%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (1.31%) Drupal
11 4 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.66%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.66%) JBoss
12 3 (0.66%) Liferay
12 3 (0.66%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (3.06%) HipChat
2 13 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.41%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (0.88%) Mingle
7 3 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.22%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 128 (28.01%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (6.13%) Trello
4 24 (5.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (3.28%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (3.28%) GitHub
6 12 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (2.63%) SaaS
7 9 (1.97%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (1.09%) PaaS
9 3 (0.66%) G Suite
9 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.66%) IaaS
10 2 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.44%) Office 365
11 1 (0.22%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.22%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.35%) Firewall
2 28 (6.13%) VPN
3 16 (3.50%) DNS
4 15 (3.28%) LDAP
5 9 (1.97%) SSL
6 8 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
6 8 (1.75%) SNMP
7 6 (1.31%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.09%) Internet
9 4 (0.88%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.88%) LAN
10 3 (0.66%) AMQP
10 3 (0.66%) WAN
11 2 (0.44%) HTTP
11 2 (0.44%) OpenVPN
11 2 (0.44%) VoIP
12 1 (0.22%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.22%) SMS
12 1 (0.22%) WebEx
12 1 (0.22%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (7.22%) MySQL
3 27 (5.91%) Oracle Database
4 24 (5.25%) BusinessObjects
5 19 (4.16%) SQL Server
6 15 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 15 (3.28%) Hadoop
6 15 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.06%) NoSQL
7 14 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (1.97%) Big Data
8 9 (1.97%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.53%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.66%) DB2
12 3 (0.66%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 380 (83.15%) JIRA
2 155 (33.92%) Jenkins
3 124 (27.13%) Git (software)
4 98 (21.44%) Bitbucket
5 81 (17.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 81 (17.72%) Sonatype Nexus
6 61 (13.35%) Maven
7 51 (11.16%) Selenium
8 33 (7.22%) SoapUI
9 25 (5.47%) Cucumber
9 25 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (5.47%) TeamCity
10 23 (5.03%) GitLab
10 23 (5.03%) Vagrant
11 22 (4.81%) WebDriver
12 20 (4.38%) JUnit
13 18 (3.94%) Octopus Deploy
13 18 (3.94%) Subversion
14 17 (3.72%) Rational DOORS
15 13 (2.84%) Ant
General
1 77 (16.85%) Finance
2 33 (7.22%) Banking
3 7 (1.53%) Manufacturing
3 7 (1.53%) Retail
4 6 (1.31%) Games
4 6 (1.31%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.09%) Electronics
5 5 (1.09%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.88%) Marketing
6 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.66%) Front Office
8 2 (0.44%) Back Office
8 2 (0.44%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 108 (23.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 76 (16.63%) Developer
3 46 (10.07%) Architect
4 44 (9.63%) Analyst
5 38 (8.32%) AWS Engineer
6 34 (7.44%) Tester
7 31 (6.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 30 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
9 28 (6.13%) AWS Architect
9 28 (6.13%) AWS DevOps
10 27 (5.91%) Cloud Engineer
11 25 (5.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 23 (5.03%) Automation Tester
13 22 (4.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 20 (4.38%) Cloud Architect
14 20 (4.38%) Java Developer
14 20 (4.38%) JIRA Engineer
15 19 (4.16%) Business Analyst
15 19 (4.16%) Java Engineer
16 15 (3.28%) Requirements Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (10.50%) RESTful
2 40 (8.75%) .NET
3 37 (8.10%) Gherkin
4 35 (7.66%) Web Services
5 31 (6.78%) HTML
5 31 (6.78%) Software Packaging
6 26 (5.69%) CSS
6 26 (5.69%) Spring
7 21 (4.60%) Hibernate
8 18 (3.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 17 (3.72%) .NET Framework
9 17 (3.72%) Elastic Stack
10 14 (3.06%) XML
11 13 (2.84%) SOAP
12 11 (2.41%) REST
13 9 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (1.75%) J2EE
14 8 (1.75%) JSON
14 8 (1.75%) Middleware
15 7 (1.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.32%) Computer Science
3 21 (4.60%) PKI
4 12 (2.63%) Cloud Native
4 12 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.97%) PMI
7 8 (1.75%) Fintech
7 8 (1.75%) iPad
7 8 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.53%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.31%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.31%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.09%) Equities
10 5 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (0.88%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.88%) User Experience
12 3 (0.66%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 159 (34.79%) Linux
2 72 (15.75%) Windows
3 64 (14.00%) Unix
4 54 (11.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 42 (9.19%) Windows Server
6 22 (4.81%) CentOS
7 21 (4.60%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.53%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.31%) Amazon Linux
9 6 (1.31%) Android
10 4 (0.88%) Solaris
11 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.44%) Debian
13 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.22%) SUSE
13 1 (0.22%) VMS
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (61.05%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (34.35%) DevOps
3 151 (33.04%) Continuous Integration
4 136 (29.76%) Scrum
5 80 (17.51%) Configuration Management
6 71 (15.54%) Test Automation
7 67 (14.66%) Kanban
8 60 (13.13%) Continuous Delivery
9 55 (12.04%) Open Source
10 43 (9.41%) Coaching
11 42 (9.19%) Software Engineering
12 39 (8.53%) User Stories
13 38 (8.32%) BDD
14 35 (7.66%) TDD
15 33 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (6.78%) PRINCE2
17 28 (6.13%) Project Management
18 25 (5.47%) API Testing
18 25 (5.47%) Migration
19 23 (5.03%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (31.29%) Java
2 68 (14.88%) Python
3 58 (12.69%) JavaScript
4 42 (9.19%) PowerShell
5 37 (8.10%) SQL
6 30 (6.56%) Scala
7 26 (5.69%) Groovy
8 25 (5.47%) Perl
9 22 (4.81%) Bash Shell
10 21 (4.60%) C#
11 18 (3.94%) Ruby
12 13 (2.84%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.41%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.97%) PHP
15 8 (1.75%) C++
15 8 (1.75%) VB
16 4 (0.88%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.66%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.66%) VBScript
18 2 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (15.32%) Security Cleared
2 58 (12.69%) Degree
3 55 (12.04%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.72%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (2.84%) PMP
6 12 (2.63%) PMI Certification
7 11 (2.41%) ISTQB
8 10 (2.19%) Chartered Engineer
8 10 (2.19%) CITP
8 10 (2.19%) ISEB
8 10 (2.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (2.19%) MBCS
9 8 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (1.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.66%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.66%) MCPD
14 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (10.72%) QA
2 5 (1.09%) PMO
3 2 (0.44%) GCP
3 2 (0.44%) GxP
3 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.44%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) GDPR
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (14.22%) Docker
2 39 (8.53%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.31%) vCloud
6 5 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.66%) KVM
8 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.22%) HDFS
9 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.22%) Xen
9 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 123 (26.91%) Ansible
2 86 (18.82%) Puppet
3 38 (8.32%) Terraform
4 37 (8.10%) Kubernetes
5 27 (5.91%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (5.25%) Dollar Universe
7 19 (4.16%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (3.06%) ZABBIX
9 13 (2.84%) Pingdom
9 13 (2.84%) yum
10 12 (2.63%) Consul
11 9 (1.97%) Packer
12 8 (1.75%) logstash
12 8 (1.75%) Rsyslog
13 7 (1.53%) Icinga
13 7 (1.53%) Kibana
14 6 (1.31%) BladeLogic
14 6 (1.31%) FortiGate
14 6 (1.31%) Forum Sentry
15 5 (1.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 91 (19.91%) Oracle
2 46 (10.07%) Red Hat
3 45 (9.85%) Microsoft
4 43 (9.41%) VMware
5 34 (7.44%) HP
6 28 (6.13%) CA
7 27 (5.91%) TIBCO
8 24 (5.25%) AppDynamics
9 17 (3.72%) CA Agile Central
10 13 (2.84%) PagerDuty
11 12 (2.63%) Sonatype
12 9 (1.97%) Adobe
12 9 (1.97%) IBM
13 7 (1.53%) Cisco
14 6 (1.31%) AlienVault
14 6 (1.31%) Juniper
14 6 (1.31%) New Relic
14 6 (1.31%) Palo Alto
14 6 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (1.31%) Sybase
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