Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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.

Atlassian
UK
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 335 352 410
Rank change year-on-year +17 +58 +17
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 227 640 594
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 0.70% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 1.65% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 429 375
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £367 £362 £356
90th Percentile £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 30 14
Median hourly rate £44.76 £45.75 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -2.66% +93.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.76 £50.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year -10.49% +6.38% +93.81%

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 15,626 38,881 42,874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.37% 42.65% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,334 24,273 26,518
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £446 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.01% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 658 1,436 1,588
Median hourly rate £23.71 £19.03 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.59% +8.74% +2.94%
10th Percentile £12.37 £11.08 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.15 £47.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.95 £16.76
% change year-on-year +11.42% +7.13% +1.55%

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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 7 August 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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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 7 August 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 +12 204 £500 - 48
UK excluding London +64 122 £475 +2.15% 34
London +56 99 £500 -9.09% 15
South West +54 48 £510 +7.32% 20
South East +76 27 £510 +13.33% 3
Work from Home -8 18 £450 -14.29% 2
East of England +81 12 £525 -4.55% 2
Northern Ireland - 12 £425 -
Midlands +43 9 £395 -15.05% 3
North of England +93 6 £450 +12.50% 5
Scotland +67 6 £388 -27.91% 1
West Midlands +21 6 £526 +13.06% 2
North West +62 5 £350 -12.50% 1
East Midlands +55 3 £315 -3.08% 1
Wales +43 2 £375 -30.39%
Yorkshire +70 1 £450 +2.86% 3

For the 6 months to 7 August 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.

1 209 (92.07%) JIRA
2 172 (75.77%) Confluence
3 116 (51.10%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (38.77%) Linux
5 83 (36.56%) DevOps
6 68 (29.96%) Security Cleared
7 67 (29.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 66 (29.07%) Windows
9 64 (28.19%) Python
10 57 (25.11%) Scrum
11 54 (23.79%) PowerShell
12 50 (22.03%) C#
13 49 (21.59%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (21.59%) Git (software)
14 48 (21.15%) Docker
15 45 (19.82%) SQL
16 44 (19.38%) SC Cleared
17 42 (18.50%) Test Automation
17 42 (18.50%) Azure
17 42 (18.50%) Kubernetes
18 41 (18.06%) Continuous Delivery
19 40 (17.62%) TDD
20 39 (17.18%) Ansible
21 37 (16.30%) Jenkins
21 37 (16.30%) .NET
22 36 (15.86%) Bitbucket
23 35 (15.42%) GitHub
23 35 (15.42%) Java
24 33 (14.54%) REST
25 32 (14.10%) Configuration Management

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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
1 172 (75.77%) Confluence
2 28 (12.33%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.17%) Mule
4 7 (3.08%) JBoss
4 7 (3.08%) Red Hat Fuse
5 6 (2.64%) IIS
6 5 (2.20%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.88%) Apache
8 2 (0.88%) CMS
8 2 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.44%) nginx
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (6.17%) MS Visio
2 13 (5.73%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.44%) Maximo
1 1 (0.44%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 42 (18.50%) Azure
2 35 (15.42%) GitHub
3 29 (12.78%) AWS
4 23 (10.13%) OpenShift
5 9 (3.96%) Serverless
6 6 (2.64%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.64%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (2.64%) npm
6 6 (2.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 6 (2.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 5 (2.20%) NuGet
8 4 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.76%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.76%) Azure Functions
8 4 (1.76%) iPaaS
8 4 (1.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.88%) G Suite
9 2 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.81%) Firewall
2 15 (6.61%) Reverse Proxy
2 15 (6.61%) VLAN
3 9 (3.96%) SNMP
4 8 (3.52%) DNS
5 6 (2.64%) Network Security
6 5 (2.20%) Internet
7 4 (1.76%) HTTP
7 4 (1.76%) Intranet
7 4 (1.76%) OpenVPN
8 3 (1.32%) DHCP
8 3 (1.32%) IPsec
9 2 (0.88%) BGP
9 2 (0.88%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.88%) Skype
9 2 (0.88%) Wireless
10 1 (0.44%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.44%) AMQP
10 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.05%) MySQL
3 14 (6.17%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.29%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.41%) Big Data
5 10 (4.41%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.20%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.76%) MS Access
8 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.32%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.44%) DB2
11 1 (0.44%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 209 (92.07%) JIRA
2 67 (29.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 49 (21.59%) Git (software)
4 37 (16.30%) Jenkins
5 36 (15.86%) Bitbucket
6 22 (9.69%) GitLab
7 18 (7.93%) Selenium
8 17 (7.49%) FishEye
9 16 (7.05%) Subversion
10 15 (6.61%) Cucumber
11 14 (6.17%) Maven
12 13 (5.73%) Sonatype Nexus
13 12 (5.29%) JUnit
14 8 (3.52%) GoogleTest
14 8 (3.52%) WebDriver
15 7 (3.08%) Hudson
15 7 (3.08%) jMock
16 6 (2.64%) Zephyr
17 5 (2.20%) Postman
17 5 (2.20%) SonarQube
General
1 25 (11.01%) Finance
2 16 (7.05%) Banking
3 15 (6.61%) Public Sector
4 13 (5.73%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.85%) Legal
6 7 (3.08%) Marketing
7 4 (1.76%) Front Office
8 2 (0.88%) Games
8 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.88%) Military
8 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Retail
9 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (16.30%) Developer
2 30 (13.22%) Administrator
3 26 (11.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (10.57%) JIRA Administrator
5 22 (9.69%) Systems Administrator
6 18 (7.93%) Analyst
7 15 (6.61%) Architect
8 14 (6.17%) Business Analyst
9 13 (5.73%) Software Engineer
10 12 (5.29%) Java Developer
10 12 (5.29%) Test Engineer
11 11 (4.85%) Embedded Engineer
11 11 (4.85%) User Researcher
12 10 (4.41%) DevOps Administrator
12 10 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (3.52%) SharePoint Administrator
15 7 (3.08%) Applications Architect
15 7 (3.08%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.30%) .NET
2 33 (14.54%) REST
3 27 (11.89%) ASP.NET
4 26 (11.45%) Web Services
4 26 (11.45%) XML
5 14 (6.17%) AngularJS
5 14 (6.17%) RESTful
5 14 (6.17%) Swagger
6 13 (5.73%) HTML
6 13 (5.73%) Spring
7 11 (4.85%) Elastic Stack
7 11 (4.85%) JSON
7 11 (4.85%) XSLT
8 10 (4.41%) FpML
8 10 (4.41%) Gherkin
8 10 (4.41%) Middleware
9 9 (3.96%) gRPC
9 9 (3.96%) Hibernate
9 9 (3.96%) HTML5
10 8 (3.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.29%) Fixed Income
3 4 (1.76%) Cloud Native
3 4 (1.76%) Data Structures
3 4 (1.76%) Derivative
3 4 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (1.76%) OTC Derivatives
3 4 (1.76%) Public Cloud
3 4 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (1.76%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.32%) PKI
5 2 (0.88%) Clustering
5 2 (0.88%) Private Cloud
5 2 (0.88%) User Experience
5 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.88%) Wiki
6 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 88 (38.77%) Linux
2 66 (29.07%) Windows
3 26 (11.45%) Windows Server
4 24 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (9.69%) CentOS
6 17 (7.49%) Windows 10
7 16 (7.05%) Unix
8 15 (6.61%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.88%) Android
9 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.88%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.44%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.44%) Robot Operating System
10 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (51.10%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (36.56%) DevOps
3 57 (25.11%) Scrum
4 49 (21.59%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (18.50%) Test Automation
6 41 (18.06%) Continuous Delivery
7 40 (17.62%) TDD
8 32 (14.10%) Configuration Management
9 26 (11.45%) Infrastructure as Code
10 25 (11.01%) Waterfall
11 24 (10.57%) User Stories
12 22 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (9.69%) SDLC
13 21 (9.25%) Microservices
14 20 (8.81%) BDD
14 20 (8.81%) UML
15 19 (8.37%) Kanban
15 19 (8.37%) Software Engineering
16 18 (7.93%) Continuous Deployment
17 15 (6.61%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 64 (28.19%) Python
2 54 (23.79%) PowerShell
3 50 (22.03%) C#
4 45 (19.82%) SQL
5 35 (15.42%) Java
6 30 (13.22%) C
7 23 (10.13%) C++
8 20 (8.81%) Bash Shell
8 20 (8.81%) JavaScript
9 12 (5.29%) Go
10 7 (3.08%) Groovy
11 6 (2.64%) Apex Code
11 6 (2.64%) Perl
11 6 (2.64%) Ruby
11 6 (2.64%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.20%) PHP
12 5 (2.20%) VB
13 4 (1.76%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.76%) VBA
14 2 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 68 (29.96%) Security Cleared
2 44 (19.38%) SC Cleared
3 26 (11.45%) DV Cleared
4 19 (8.37%) Degree
5 11 (4.85%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.20%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.76%) ISEB
8 3 (1.32%) CCNA
8 3 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.44%) APMP
9 1 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.44%) GDPR
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.44%) JTAG
2 1 (0.44%) NCSC
System Software
1 48 (21.15%) Docker
2 18 (7.93%) vSphere
3 17 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.41%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.88%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 42 (18.50%) Kubernetes
2 39 (17.18%) Ansible
3 28 (12.33%) Terraform
4 24 (10.57%) Puppet
5 22 (9.69%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (7.05%) Packer
7 9 (3.96%) Grafana
7 9 (3.96%) Prometheus
7 9 (3.96%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.76%) HP ALM
9 3 (1.32%) Rancher
10 1 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.44%) Mesos
10 1 (0.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.93%) VMware
3 13 (5.73%) Oracle
4 10 (4.41%) Google
4 10 (4.41%) Splunk
5 9 (3.96%) Dell
5 9 (3.96%) EMC
5 9 (3.96%) Sybase
6 8 (3.52%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (3.08%) Murex
8 5 (2.20%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.76%) HP
10 3 (1.32%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (1.32%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.32%) Telerik
11 2 (0.88%) Apple
11 2 (0.88%) TOWER Software
12 1 (0.44%) Informatica
12 1 (0.44%) SAP