Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 408 365 426
Rank change year-on-year -43 +61 -54
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 394 713 565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.72% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.24% 1.69% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 414 413
UK median daily rate £485 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £390 £363 £355
90th Percentile £625 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 43 3
UK median hourly rate £44.51 £47.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.30% +6.82% -7.37%
10th Percentile £39.67 £38.80 £42.00
90th Percentile £53.95 £50.40 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.51 £47.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -3.18% +6.82% -

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 31,682 42,139 42,181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.50% 42.38% 42.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,699 26,107 26,627
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £225 £256 £231
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,368 1,553 1,369
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.75 £10.56
90th Percentile £51.90 £48.32 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.46% +1.52% -

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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 January 2020.

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 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Atlassian in the UK

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Top 13 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 January 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 -38 366 £475 -5.94% 124
UK excluding London -25 218 £450 - 90
London +2 170 £500 -9.09% 39
South West +26 102 £425 -11.69% 29
South East +10 60 £475 +8.57% 19
Scotland +30 20 £512 +10.59% 3
East of England +18 15 £600 +9.09% 12
North West +13 9 £388 +1.97% 9
North of England -1 9 £388 -13.89% 15
Midlands -25 8 £450 - 10
West Midlands -17 6 £450 +2.86% 4
Wales +22 4 £525 -5.53% 2
East Midlands +14 2 £388 -13.89% 6

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 308 (78.17%) JIRA
2 273 (69.29%) Agile Software Development
3 262 (66.50%) Confluence
4 156 (39.59%) Scrum
5 144 (36.55%) DevOps
6 119 (30.20%) Git (software)
7 112 (28.43%) Linux
8 103 (26.14%) Python
9 93 (23.60%) Java
10 89 (22.59%) Jenkins
11 88 (22.34%) Docker
12 82 (20.81%) Test Automation
13 81 (20.56%) AWS
14 80 (20.30%) Security Cleared
15 79 (20.05%) Azure
16 78 (19.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 70 (17.77%) Ansible
18 61 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
19 60 (15.23%) Kubernetes
20 59 (14.97%) C
21 58 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
22 56 (14.21%) JavaScript
22 56 (14.21%) TDD
23 55 (13.96%) Windows
24 53 (13.45%) SQL
25 52 (13.20%) Microsoft
25 52 (13.20%) Bitbucket
26 51 (12.94%) GitHub
26 51 (12.94%) SC Cleared
27 50 (12.69%) C++

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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
1 262 (66.50%) Confluence
2 12 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.79%) Apache
4 10 (2.54%) nginx
5 7 (1.78%) JBoss
6 6 (1.52%) CMS
6 6 (1.52%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.52%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.02%) Mule
8 3 (0.76%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.76%) IIS
8 3 (0.76%) SAS
8 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.51%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (1.78%) PlantUML
2 6 (1.52%) Zeplin
3 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.78%) Sonata
2 4 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 81 (20.56%) AWS
2 79 (20.05%) Azure
3 51 (12.94%) GitHub
4 25 (6.35%) PaaS
5 18 (4.57%) SaaS
5 18 (4.57%) Serverless
6 16 (4.06%) Amazon S3
7 13 (3.30%) npm
8 11 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (2.79%) Office 365
8 11 (2.79%) Route 53
8 11 (2.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (2.54%) Amazon ECS
10 9 (2.28%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (2.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (2.03%) CloudFront
11 8 (2.03%) Slack
12 7 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (1.52%) OpenShift
13 6 (1.52%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.30%) Firewall
2 10 (2.54%) DNS
3 8 (2.03%) DHCP
3 8 (2.03%) Network Security
3 8 (2.03%) SSH
4 7 (1.78%) SAN
5 6 (1.52%) NAS
5 6 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.27%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.27%) VPN
7 4 (1.02%) HTTP
7 4 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.02%) VoIP
8 2 (0.51%) Internet
8 2 (0.51%) Multicast
8 2 (0.51%) SMS
8 2 (0.51%) UPnP
8 2 (0.51%) VSAN
8 2 (0.51%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.38%) Relational Database
3 30 (7.61%) MySQL
3 30 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (5.58%) RDBMS
5 21 (5.33%) MongoDB
6 17 (4.31%) Azure SQL Database
7 14 (3.55%) Hadoop
8 13 (3.30%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (2.79%) MariaDB
10 9 (2.28%) NoSQL
11 8 (2.03%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.76%) Cosmos DB
13 3 (0.76%) Data Lake
13 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.76%) Power BI
13 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.51%) HBase
14 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 308 (78.17%) JIRA
2 119 (30.20%) Git (software)
3 89 (22.59%) Jenkins
4 78 (19.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 52 (13.20%) Bitbucket
6 36 (9.14%) Selenium
7 33 (8.38%) Cucumber
8 28 (7.11%) GoogleTest
9 22 (5.58%) GitLab
10 18 (4.57%) SpecFlow
11 17 (4.31%) Maven
12 14 (3.55%) Bitbucket Server
13 12 (3.05%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (2.54%) Subversion
14 10 (2.54%) webpack
15 9 (2.28%) REST Assured
16 8 (2.03%) Artifactory
17 7 (1.78%) Postman
17 7 (1.78%) SoapUI
17 7 (1.78%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (10.66%) Finance
2 33 (8.38%) Public Sector
3 17 (4.31%) Banking
4 11 (2.79%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.78%) Front Office
5 7 (1.78%) Retail
6 4 (1.02%) Games
6 4 (1.02%) Local Government
6 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.51%) Legal
8 2 (0.51%) Marketing
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 104 (26.40%) Developer
2 68 (17.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (6.85%) Test Engineer
4 22 (5.58%) Analyst
5 21 (5.33%) .NET Developer
6 20 (5.08%) Java Developer
7 18 (4.57%) Consultant
8 17 (4.31%) Administrator
9 16 (4.06%) User Researcher
10 15 (3.81%) AWS DevOps
10 15 (3.81%) Azure Developer
11 14 (3.55%) Embedded Engineer
11 14 (3.55%) Project Manager
12 13 (3.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 13 (3.30%) AWS Engineer
12 13 (3.30%) Scrum Master
12 13 (3.30%) Software Engineer
13 12 (3.05%) Architect
13 12 (3.05%) Test Analyst
14 11 (2.79%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (11.42%) Web Services
2 41 (10.41%) CSS
3 39 (9.90%) .NET
4 38 (9.64%) RESTful
5 37 (9.39%) HTML
6 33 (8.38%) Node.js
7 32 (8.12%) Gherkin
8 26 (6.60%) Spring
9 23 (5.84%) REST
10 21 (5.33%) AngularJS
11 18 (4.57%) React
12 14 (3.55%) Redux
13 13 (3.30%) ASP.NET
13 13 (3.30%) XML
14 12 (3.05%) Hibernate
14 12 (3.05%) HTML5
14 12 (3.05%) Jest
14 12 (3.05%) SOAP
15 11 (2.79%) .NET Core
16 10 (2.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.30%) PKI
3 11 (2.79%) Cloud Native
4 10 (2.54%) User Experience
5 6 (1.52%) Derivative
5 6 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.76%) Clustering
8 3 (0.76%) CMDB
8 3 (0.76%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.51%) Animation
9 2 (0.51%) BBC
9 2 (0.51%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.51%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.51%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.51%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 112 (28.43%) Linux
2 55 (13.96%) Windows
3 44 (11.17%) Unix
4 21 (5.33%) Windows Server
5 14 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.28%) Windows 10
8 8 (2.03%) CentOS
9 6 (1.52%) Android
10 4 (1.02%) FreeRTOS
10 4 (1.02%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.02%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.76%) Solaris
12 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.51%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.25%) ThreadX
13 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (69.29%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (39.59%) Scrum
3 144 (36.55%) DevOps
4 82 (20.81%) Test Automation
5 61 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
6 58 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (14.21%) TDD
8 48 (12.18%) Kanban
9 45 (11.42%) UML
10 43 (10.91%) Continuous Delivery
11 37 (9.39%) Software Engineering
12 35 (8.88%) User Stories
13 32 (8.12%) ITIL
14 31 (7.87%) Configuration Management
15 29 (7.36%) Regression Testing
16 28 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
17 26 (6.60%) Microservices
18 21 (5.33%) Usability Testing
19 20 (5.08%) Unit Testing
20 18 (4.57%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 103 (26.14%) Python
2 93 (23.60%) Java
3 59 (14.97%) C
4 56 (14.21%) JavaScript
5 53 (13.45%) SQL
6 50 (12.69%) C++
7 46 (11.68%) C#
8 38 (9.64%) PowerShell
9 30 (7.61%) Bash Shell
10 21 (5.33%) Groovy
11 20 (5.08%) TypeScript
12 18 (4.57%) Java 8
13 17 (4.31%) Scala
14 15 (3.81%) Ruby
15 10 (2.54%) Shell Script
16 9 (2.28%) Perl
17 7 (1.78%) ES6
18 5 (1.27%) VBScript
19 3 (0.76%) VBA
20 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (20.30%) Security Cleared
2 51 (12.94%) SC Cleared
3 32 (8.12%) DV Cleared
4 24 (6.09%) Degree
5 9 (2.28%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.02%) CCNA
7 4 (1.02%) MCSA
7 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.02%) RHCE
7 4 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.76%) ISEB
8 3 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.76%) MCSE
9 2 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.25%) CEH
10 1 (0.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.33%) QA
2 3 (0.76%) GDPR
2 3 (0.76%) JTAG
3 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.51%) PMO
4 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (22.34%) Docker
2 28 (7.11%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.02%) Gluster
5 4 (1.02%) pfSense
5 4 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.02%) VMware NSX
5 4 (1.02%) vSphere
6 2 (0.51%) Firmware
6 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.51%) vCloud
6 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 70 (17.77%) Ansible
2 60 (15.23%) Kubernetes
3 32 (8.12%) Terraform
4 31 (7.87%) Puppet
5 13 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.79%) Packer
7 10 (2.54%) vCenter Server
8 8 (2.03%) Kibana
9 5 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (1.27%) Nagios
10 4 (1.02%) Sysdig
10 4 (1.02%) WSUS
11 3 (0.76%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.76%) PowerBroker
11 3 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.51%) Consul
12 2 (0.51%) Jamf Pro
12 2 (0.51%) PowerCLI
12 2 (0.51%) vMotion
12 2 (0.51%) vRealize
Vendors
1 52 (13.20%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.42%) Oracle
3 34 (8.63%) Google
4 23 (5.84%) VMware
5 19 (4.82%) ServiceNow
6 15 (3.81%) Cisco
7 11 (2.79%) Splunk
8 9 (2.28%) HP
9 8 (2.03%) Ping Identity
10 6 (1.52%) Dell
11 5 (1.27%) Altera
11 5 (1.27%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.27%) Veeam
11 5 (1.27%) Xilinx
12 4 (1.02%) CA Agile Central
12 4 (1.02%) Meraki
12 4 (1.02%) NEC
13 3 (0.76%) CyberArk
13 3 (0.76%) IBM
13 3 (0.76%) McAfee