Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 377 413 387
Rank change year-on-year +36 -26 +237
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 687 588 649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.57% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 1.33% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 418 353
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £356 £362 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £440 £390
% change year-on-year +0.68% +12.82% -8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 4 2
UK median hourly rate £47.00 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +8.75% -3.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.05% +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 44,002 44,091 47,887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.17% 42.80% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,280 27,373 29,221
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.99% +4.38%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,681 1,479 1,725
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +5.64% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.58 £10.05
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.76 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.58% - -5.71%

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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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 +29 651 £500 - 146
UK excluding London +97 388 £443 +0.68% 106
London -37 291 £550 +4.76% 50
South East +59 111 £425 -5.56% 23
South West +32 88 £425 -8.11% 17
Midlands +22 75 £441 -6.17% 24
West Midlands +5 69 £445 -5.32% 21
North of England 0 43 £413 +4.76% 22
East of England -14 40 £475 +11.76% 10
Scotland +2 22 £461 +31.79% 6
North West -7 21 £380 -1.94% 11
Yorkshire -3 19 £463 +15.63% 11
Wales -14 9 £650 - 4
East Midlands +14 6 £413 +14.58% 3
North East -3 3 £400 +26.98%

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 530 (77.15%) JIRA
2 471 (68.56%) Agile Software Development
3 409 (59.53%) Confluence
4 222 (32.31%) Jenkins
5 213 (31.00%) DevOps
5 213 (31.00%) Java
6 197 (28.68%) Linux
7 191 (27.80%) Continuous Integration
7 191 (27.80%) Git (software)
8 187 (27.22%) Test Automation
8 187 (27.22%) Amazon AWS
9 186 (27.07%) Scrum
10 165 (24.02%) Docker
11 142 (20.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 138 (20.09%) Bitbucket
13 119 (17.32%) Security Cleared
14 116 (16.89%) REST
15 114 (16.59%) Ansible
16 111 (16.16%) Python
17 110 (16.01%) Windows
17 110 (16.01%) Selenium
18 109 (15.87%) SC Cleared
18 109 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
19 104 (15.14%) Kubernetes
20 102 (14.85%) Microservices
20 102 (14.85%) Web Services
20 102 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
21 97 (14.12%) SQL
21 97 (14.12%) TDD
22 94 (13.68%) Microsoft

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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
1 409 (59.53%) Confluence
2 24 (3.49%) Apache
3 21 (3.06%) JBoss
4 17 (2.47%) Documentum
5 13 (1.89%) Apache Spark
5 13 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.89%) nginx
6 8 (1.16%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.87%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.58%) CMS
9 4 (0.58%) Drupal
9 4 (0.58%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.44%) Mattermost
10 3 (0.44%) Mule
10 3 (0.44%) SAS
10 3 (0.44%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Qpid
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (1.16%) HipChat
2 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.73%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.58%) InVision
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.44%) assyst
1 3 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.29%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 187 (27.22%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (12.37%) GitHub
4 25 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (3.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (3.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 20 (2.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 20 (2.91%) BrowserStack
7 19 (2.77%) SaaS
8 17 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (2.47%) OpenShift
9 16 (2.33%) Amazon S3
9 16 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
9 16 (2.33%) Serverless
10 13 (1.89%) Lucidchart
10 13 (1.89%) Route 53
11 12 (1.75%) CloudFront
11 12 (1.75%) npm
12 8 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.20%) DNS
2 20 (2.91%) Firewall
3 17 (2.47%) HTTP
4 14 (2.04%) SSL
5 12 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (1.60%) AMQP
7 10 (1.46%) Internet
8 8 (1.16%) DHCP
8 8 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
8 8 (1.16%) SMS
9 6 (0.87%) SAN
10 5 (0.73%) BGP
10 5 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (0.73%) DMVPN
10 5 (0.73%) Multicast
10 5 (0.73%) OSPF
10 5 (0.73%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.73%) VPN
10 5 (0.73%) VXLAN
11 4 (0.58%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 70 (10.19%) PostgreSQL
3 46 (6.70%) Relational Database
4 40 (5.82%) MySQL
4 40 (5.82%) NoSQL
5 39 (5.68%) MongoDB
6 25 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 12 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.75%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.46%) Redis
9 8 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.02%) SQLite
11 6 (0.87%) Apache Kudu
11 6 (0.87%) Impala
11 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 530 (77.15%) JIRA
2 222 (32.31%) Jenkins
3 191 (27.80%) Git (software)
4 142 (20.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 138 (20.09%) Bitbucket
6 110 (16.01%) Selenium
7 86 (12.52%) Cucumber
8 80 (11.64%) Maven
9 54 (7.86%) Subversion
10 49 (7.13%) SoapUI
11 41 (5.97%) JUnit
12 39 (5.68%) Visual Studio Team System
13 38 (5.53%) FishEye
14 32 (4.66%) WebDriver
15 28 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
16 27 (3.93%) GitLab
17 25 (3.64%) TeamCity
18 22 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
19 21 (3.06%) JMeter
20 19 (2.77%) Protractor
General
1 86 (12.52%) Finance
2 62 (9.02%) Banking
3 18 (2.62%) Investment Banking
4 15 (2.18%) Front Office
4 15 (2.18%) Marketing
5 7 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.87%) Retail
6 6 (0.87%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.73%) Games
7 5 (0.73%) Law
7 5 (0.73%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.58%) Electronics
9 3 (0.44%) Advertising
9 3 (0.44%) Legal
10 2 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
11 1 (0.15%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 199 (28.97%) Developer
2 101 (14.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 55 (8.01%) Java Developer
4 51 (7.42%) Analyst
5 50 (7.28%) Tester
6 43 (6.26%) Architect
7 37 (5.39%) Consultant
8 34 (4.95%) Test Analyst
9 29 (4.22%) Administrator
9 29 (4.22%) Automation Tester
10 25 (3.64%) Project Manager
11 23 (3.35%) Azure Engineer
12 21 (3.06%) JIRA Developer
13 19 (2.77%) Technical Architect
14 17 (2.47%) AWS DevOps
14 17 (2.47%) Cloud Engineer
14 17 (2.47%) Test Engineer
15 16 (2.33%) QA Analyst
16 15 (2.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 15 (2.18%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (16.89%) REST
2 102 (14.85%) Web Services
3 77 (11.21%) RESTful
4 73 (10.63%) Node.js
5 68 (9.90%) .NET
6 55 (8.01%) XML
7 49 (7.13%) HTML
8 48 (6.99%) AngularJS
9 47 (6.84%) Spring
10 43 (6.26%) JSON
11 42 (6.11%) CSS
12 38 (5.53%) Gherkin
13 35 (5.09%) Middleware
14 32 (4.66%) Hibernate
15 28 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 28 (4.08%) WCF
16 24 (3.49%) HTML5
17 23 (3.35%) .NET Framework
17 23 (3.35%) J2EE
18 22 (3.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.09%) Data Centre
3 28 (4.08%) Fintech
4 25 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 23 (3.35%) User Experience
6 20 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.33%) Fixed Income
8 15 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.89%) Cloud Native
10 13 (1.89%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (1.60%) Wiki
13 9 (1.31%) DataPower
13 9 (1.31%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.16%) iPhone
14 8 (1.16%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.87%) PKI
16 5 (0.73%) Algorithms
16 5 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 197 (28.68%) Linux
2 110 (16.01%) Windows
3 58 (8.44%) Unix
4 57 (8.30%) Windows Server
5 43 (6.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 24 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (3.35%) Android
8 21 (3.06%) Ubuntu
9 15 (2.18%) CentOS
10 10 (1.46%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.58%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.58%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.44%) Solaris
12 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (68.56%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (31.00%) DevOps
3 191 (27.80%) Continuous Integration
4 187 (27.22%) Test Automation
5 186 (27.07%) Scrum
6 102 (14.85%) Microservices
6 102 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
7 97 (14.12%) TDD
8 94 (13.68%) Continuous Delivery
9 89 (12.95%) BDD
9 89 (12.95%) Kanban
10 82 (11.94%) Software Engineering
11 74 (10.77%) Configuration Management
12 64 (9.32%) SDLC
13 53 (7.71%) ITIL
14 51 (7.42%) Continuous Improvement
14 51 (7.42%) Software Delivery
15 46 (6.70%) OO
16 45 (6.55%) Mentoring
17 44 (6.40%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 213 (31.00%) Java
2 111 (16.16%) Python
3 97 (14.12%) SQL
4 76 (11.06%) JavaScript
5 74 (10.77%) C#
6 69 (10.04%) PowerShell
7 49 (7.13%) Bash Shell
8 46 (6.70%) Groovy
9 38 (5.53%) Java 8
10 29 (4.22%) Perl
11 26 (3.78%) Ruby
12 25 (3.64%) Scala
13 20 (2.91%) PHP
14 18 (2.62%) Go
15 17 (2.47%) Apple Swift
15 17 (2.47%) Objective-C
16 15 (2.18%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.46%) C
18 8 (1.16%) TypeScript
19 7 (1.02%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 119 (17.32%) Security Cleared
2 109 (15.87%) SC Cleared
3 35 (5.09%) Degree
4 21 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 19 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 16 (2.33%) MCSE
7 16 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.75%) CCNA
8 12 (1.75%) MCSA
9 11 (1.60%) RHCE
10 10 (1.46%) OCA
10 10 (1.46%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (1.31%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.31%) ISTQB
12 8 (1.16%) ISEB
13 7 (1.02%) CCIE
13 7 (1.02%) CCNP
14 5 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
15 3 (0.44%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (10.19%) QA
2 5 (0.73%) PCI DSS
2 5 (0.73%) PMO
3 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.44%) GDPR
4 3 (0.44%) PSD2
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.29%) SLA
6 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 165 (24.02%) Docker
2 53 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.31%) HDFS
4 9 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.02%) VMware NSX
6 4 (0.58%) KVM
6 4 (0.58%) Squid
6 4 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.29%) vSphere
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 114 (16.59%) Ansible
2 104 (15.14%) Kubernetes
3 90 (13.10%) Puppet
4 63 (9.17%) Terraform
5 46 (6.70%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (3.78%) vCenter Server
7 17 (2.47%) Mesos
8 14 (2.04%) HP ALM
9 13 (1.89%) Kibana
10 12 (1.75%) Grafana
11 11 (1.60%) PowerCLI
12 10 (1.46%) Rundeck
13 9 (1.31%) HockeyApp
13 9 (1.31%) Nagios
14 8 (1.16%) Prometheus
15 7 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
16 6 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
16 6 (0.87%) Graphite
16 6 (0.87%) SCCM
16 6 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 94 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 71 (10.33%) VMware
3 65 (9.46%) Oracle
4 37 (5.39%) Cisco
5 34 (4.95%) Red Hat
6 31 (4.51%) Google
7 21 (3.06%) HP
7 21 (3.06%) IBM
8 19 (2.77%) ServiceNow
9 18 (2.62%) AppDynamics
9 18 (2.62%) Sybase
10 17 (2.47%) Pega
10 17 (2.47%) Splunk
11 15 (2.18%) Juniper
12 12 (1.75%) Apple
12 12 (1.75%) Murex
13 10 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (1.31%) RedGate
14 9 (1.31%) Twitter
14 9 (1.31%) Xamarin