Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 371 396 420
Rank change year-on-year +25 +24 -22
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 538 650 546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.46% 1.50% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 387 377
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% - +2.63%
10th Percentile £375 £360 £355
90th Percentile £650 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £451 £450 £428
% change year-on-year +0.22% +5.26% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 4
UK median hourly rate £44.51 £47.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.30% +8.05% +8.75%
10th Percentile £36.51 £38.80 £33.25
90th Percentile £58.95 £50.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 £47.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +5.32% +8.05% +8.75%

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 36,733 43,408 42,750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.17% 42.07% 43.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,058 26,855 26,376
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £243 £250 £243
90th Percentile £638 £625 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,413 1,666 1,386
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.81 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.25 £45.87 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.50 £16.93
% change year-on-year +13.33% -2.54% -0.41%

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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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +9 496 £500 - 99
UK excluding London +10 286 £451 +0.22% 78
London +26 225 £525 -4.55% 31
South East +33 104 £435 -2.40% 22
South West +12 104 £463 +8.82% 27
Midlands +7 28 £470 +6.09% 4
West Midlands -5 24 £485 +8.38% 3
North of England +15 20 £400 -11.11% 9
Scotland +17 17 £538 +14.67% 7
North West +22 15 £400 +4.58% 7
East of England +7 12 £613 +28.95% 6
East Midlands +34 4 £388 -6.06% 1
Yorkshire +21 4 £425 -8.11% 2
North East +16 1 £300 -25.00%
Wales +16 1 £600 +53.85% 3

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 404 (75.09%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (72.12%) JIRA
3 331 (61.52%) Confluence
4 207 (38.48%) DevOps
5 166 (30.86%) Git (software)
6 156 (29.00%) Linux
7 155 (28.81%) Scrum
8 153 (28.44%) Java
9 149 (27.70%) Jenkins
10 146 (27.14%) Python
11 134 (24.91%) Docker
12 128 (23.79%) Ansible
13 118 (21.93%) Security Cleared
14 114 (21.19%) AWS
15 111 (20.63%) Bitbucket
16 110 (20.45%) JavaScript
17 107 (19.89%) TDD
18 93 (17.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 88 (16.36%) Kubernetes
20 85 (15.80%) Node.js
21 83 (15.43%) Problem-Solving
21 83 (15.43%) SC Cleared
22 81 (15.06%) Unix
23 78 (14.50%) Azure
24 76 (14.13%) SQL
24 76 (14.13%) CSS
25 74 (13.75%) Windows
25 74 (13.75%) Test Automation
26 73 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
27 71 (13.20%) Bash Shell

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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
1 331 (61.52%) Confluence
2 42 (7.81%) Apache
3 19 (3.53%) nginx
4 15 (2.79%) JBoss
5 13 (2.42%) CMS
5 13 (2.42%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.04%) Apache Spark
6 11 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.86%) GeoServer
8 9 (1.67%) Apache Airflow
9 8 (1.49%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.93%) IIS
10 5 (0.93%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.74%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.56%) Documentum
12 3 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.19%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 16 (2.97%) Sonata
2 5 (0.93%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.37%) assyst
4 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.19%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 114 (21.19%) AWS
2 78 (14.50%) Azure
3 69 (12.83%) GitHub
4 41 (7.62%) SaaS
5 40 (7.43%) Amazon S3
5 40 (7.43%) Serverless
6 35 (6.51%) Amazon EC2
6 35 (6.51%) Amazon ECS
7 33 (6.13%) AWS Lambda
7 33 (6.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 30 (5.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 28 (5.20%) Route 53
10 22 (4.09%) CloudFront
10 22 (4.09%) PaaS
11 21 (3.90%) GCP
12 14 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (2.42%) npm
14 11 (2.04%) Amazon Kinesis
14 11 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
14 11 (2.04%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.53%) Firewall
2 11 (2.04%) DNS
3 10 (1.86%) NAS
3 10 (1.86%) VPN
4 9 (1.67%) DHCP
4 9 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.49%) SSH
6 7 (1.30%) SAN
6 7 (1.30%) SSL
7 6 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.93%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.74%) HTTP
9 4 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.74%) OSPF
9 4 (0.74%) VoIP
10 3 (0.56%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.56%) ICMP
10 3 (0.56%) L2TP
10 3 (0.56%) MPLS
10 3 (0.56%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.06%) Relational Database
3 34 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (5.95%) RDBMS
5 31 (5.76%) MongoDB
6 28 (5.20%) Amazon RDS
7 23 (4.28%) Hadoop
8 22 (4.09%) Oracle Database
9 16 (2.97%) MySQL
10 15 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (2.60%) NoSQL
12 11 (2.04%) Big Data
13 10 (1.86%) GIS
14 9 (1.67%) Redis
15 8 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 6 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
18 5 (0.93%) Amazon Athena
18 5 (0.93%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 388 (72.12%) JIRA
2 166 (30.86%) Git (software)
3 149 (27.70%) Jenkins
4 111 (20.63%) Bitbucket
5 93 (17.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 48 (8.92%) Selenium
7 45 (8.36%) Cucumber
8 33 (6.13%) GitLab
9 32 (5.95%) webpack
10 28 (5.20%) Visual Studio Team System
11 26 (4.83%) Maven
12 18 (3.35%) JMeter
13 15 (2.79%) CircleCI
13 15 (2.79%) JUnit
14 14 (2.60%) SoapUI
15 12 (2.23%) GoogleTest
15 12 (2.23%) Mockito
15 12 (2.23%) SpecFlow
16 11 (2.04%) Protractor
17 10 (1.86%) gulp
General
1 68 (12.64%) Finance
2 31 (5.76%) Public Sector
3 25 (4.65%) Banking
4 15 (2.79%) Retail
5 11 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.86%) Games
7 8 (1.49%) Front Office
8 7 (1.30%) Local Government
9 6 (1.12%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.93%) Marketing
11 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.56%) Automotive
13 2 (0.37%) Brand Awareness
13 2 (0.37%) Legal
14 1 (0.19%) Advertising
14 1 (0.19%) Billing
14 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 131 (24.35%) Developer
2 93 (17.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 42 (7.81%) Analyst
4 35 (6.51%) AWS Engineer
5 32 (5.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 27 (5.02%) AWS DevOps
6 27 (5.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 26 (4.83%) Architect
8 23 (4.28%) Angular Developer
8 23 (4.28%) Consultant
9 22 (4.09%) Administrator
10 21 (3.90%) Business Analyst
11 18 (3.35%) Test Engineer
11 18 (3.35%) User Researcher
12 17 (3.16%) Software Engineer
13 16 (2.97%) Java Developer
13 16 (2.97%) Senior Developer
14 14 (2.60%) Java Engineer
14 14 (2.60%) Project Manager
14 14 (2.60%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (15.80%) Node.js
2 76 (14.13%) CSS
3 65 (12.08%) HTML
4 63 (11.71%) AngularJS
5 45 (8.36%) .NET
6 36 (6.69%) Sass
7 33 (6.13%) RESTful
8 31 (5.76%) Redux
8 31 (5.76%) Spring
9 30 (5.58%) HTML5
10 27 (5.02%) CSS3
11 26 (4.83%) Web Services
12 24 (4.46%) Gherkin
12 24 (4.46%) Kafka
12 24 (4.46%) NgRx
12 24 (4.46%) React
12 24 (4.46%) RxJS
13 20 (3.72%) JSON
13 20 (3.72%) REST
13 20 (3.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.58%) PKI
3 26 (4.83%) User Experience
4 24 (4.46%) Linux Command Line
5 20 (3.72%) Cloud Native
6 9 (1.67%) Analytical Mindset
7 8 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.30%) Clustering
8 7 (1.30%) Derivative
9 5 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.37%) BBC
12 2 (0.37%) CMDB
12 2 (0.37%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.37%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.37%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.37%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.37%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 156 (29.00%) Linux
2 81 (15.06%) Unix
3 74 (13.75%) Windows
4 36 (6.69%) Windows Server
5 32 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (4.28%) Windows 10
7 19 (3.53%) Windows 7
8 18 (3.35%) CentOS
9 15 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.30%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.12%) Android
12 4 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.56%) FreeRTOS
13 3 (0.56%) Solaris
14 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (75.09%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (38.48%) DevOps
3 155 (28.81%) Scrum
4 107 (19.89%) TDD
5 83 (15.43%) Problem-Solving
6 74 (13.75%) Test Automation
7 73 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
8 58 (10.78%) Configuration Management
9 54 (10.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 54 (10.04%) Kanban
10 48 (8.92%) Microservices
11 47 (8.74%) UML
12 42 (7.81%) User Stories
13 41 (7.62%) Software Engineering
14 36 (6.69%) Front End Development
15 32 (5.95%) Project Delivery
16 30 (5.58%) BDD
16 30 (5.58%) ITIL
16 30 (5.58%) Project Management
17 29 (5.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 153 (28.44%) Java
2 146 (27.14%) Python
3 110 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 76 (14.13%) SQL
5 71 (13.20%) Bash Shell
6 67 (12.45%) C#
7 59 (10.97%) C
8 50 (9.29%) PowerShell
9 46 (8.55%) C++
10 43 (7.99%) TypeScript
11 27 (5.02%) Scala
12 26 (4.83%) Shell Script
13 24 (4.46%) ES6
13 24 (4.46%) Ruby
14 19 (3.53%) Java 8
15 16 (2.97%) Groovy
16 9 (1.67%) VBScript
17 8 (1.49%) Perl
17 8 (1.49%) PHP
18 3 (0.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 118 (21.93%) Security Cleared
2 83 (15.43%) SC Cleared
3 54 (10.04%) DV Cleared
4 25 (4.65%) Degree
5 18 (3.35%) AWS Certification
6 6 (1.12%) CCENT
6 6 (1.12%) RHCE
7 5 (0.93%) CCNA
7 5 (0.93%) CEH
7 5 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.93%) CISSP
7 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.74%) MCSA
8 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.74%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.56%) ISEB
9 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.56%) MCSE
9 3 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.32%) QA
2 6 (1.12%) PMO
3 3 (0.56%) JTAG
4 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.19%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.19%) GDPR
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 134 (24.91%) Docker
2 40 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (6.69%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.30%) Firmware
4 7 (1.30%) vSphere
5 6 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.93%) Gluster
7 4 (0.74%) pfSense
7 4 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.56%) HDFS
8 3 (0.56%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.37%) vCloud
9 2 (0.37%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.19%) XenApp
10 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 128 (23.79%) Ansible
2 88 (16.36%) Kubernetes
3 69 (12.83%) Terraform
4 46 (8.55%) Puppet
5 27 (5.02%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (2.79%) Packer
7 8 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (1.49%) SCCM
7 8 (1.49%) vCenter Server
8 5 (0.93%) HAProxy
8 5 (0.93%) Nagios
8 5 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.74%) WSUS
10 3 (0.56%) Consul
10 3 (0.56%) PowerBroker
10 3 (0.56%) Salt
11 2 (0.37%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.37%) Opsview
11 2 (0.37%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 69 (12.83%) Oracle
2 62 (11.52%) Microsoft
3 49 (9.11%) VMware
4 22 (4.09%) Splunk
5 20 (3.72%) Cisco
5 20 (3.72%) Google
6 14 (2.60%) Red Hat
7 12 (2.23%) ServiceNow
8 10 (1.86%) HP
8 10 (1.86%) Ping Identity
9 9 (1.67%) IBM
9 9 (1.67%) Veeam
10 8 (1.49%) McAfee
11 6 (1.12%) CA
11 6 (1.12%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 6 (1.12%) Juniper
11 6 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.12%) SAP
12 5 (0.93%) Altera
12 5 (0.93%) Xilinx