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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian
UK
Rank 354 405 555
Rank change year-on-year +51 +150  
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 263 227 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.43% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 0.99% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 151 45
Median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 - -

Atlassian is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 19754 23040 23661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.17% 43.62% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12176 13939 13362
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 713 798 980
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 March 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 +67 255 £500 +11.11% 49
London +57 167 £518 +8.94% 27
North East - 32 £475 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 31 £475 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 31 £475 - 1
City of London +10 21 £530 +17.77% 6
South East +19 18 £300 -25.00% 4
West Sussex +13 11 £300 -7.69%
South West +10 9 £500 +25.00% 5
East of England -2 9 £538 -4.23% 3
Hertfordshire +2 7 £550 +6.79% 3
North West +13 6 £413 -13.15% 8
Wales +11 6 £525 +44.82% 2
Yorkshire -11 6 £200 -52.94%
Swansea - 6 £525 -
West Wales - 6 £525 -
Wiltshire - 6 - -
Swindon - 6 - -
Crawley - 6 £300 -
Canary Wharf - 5 - -
Berkshire +24 4 £253 -15.83% 1
West Midlands -11 4 £500 +25.00% 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £200 -
Gatwick - 4 - -
Watford - 4 £550 - 3
Sheffield - 4 £200 -
Manchester +18 3 £300 -36.84% 4
Croydon - 3 - -
Hungerford - 3 £253 -
Telford +10 2 £500 +25.00%

Atlassian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 458 (81.21%) JIRA
2 376 (66.67%) Confluence
3 346 (61.35%) Agile Software Development
4 232 (41.13%) Java
5 223 (39.54%) DevOps
6 216 (38.30%) Jenkins
7 215 (38.12%) Continuous Integration
8 211 (37.41%) Linux
9 204 (36.17%) Git (software)
10 184 (32.62%) Scrum
11 137 (24.29%) Puppet
12 136 (24.11%) Amazon AWS
13 133 (23.58%) Ansible
14 116 (20.57%) Python
15 113 (20.04%) Docker
16 112 (19.86%) Oracle
17 108 (19.15%) JavaScript
17 108 (19.15%) Security Cleared
17 108 (19.15%) Bitbucket
18 104 (18.44%) Sonatype Nexus
19 100 (17.73%) Configuration Management
20 95 (16.84%) Unix
21 93 (16.49%) Finance
22 90 (15.96%) Maven
23 88 (15.60%) Windows
23 88 (15.60%) Continuous Delivery
24 87 (15.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
25 85 (15.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 82 (14.54%) Selenium
27 81 (14.36%) Kanban

Atlassian
Top Related 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
1 376 (66.67%) Confluence
2 44 (7.80%) Apache
3 37 (6.56%) Tomcat
4 35 (6.21%) WebLogic
5 33 (5.85%) OpenStack
6 22 (3.90%) WebSphere
7 21 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (3.72%) IIS
8 18 (3.19%) SharePoint
9 12 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (1.95%) CMS
11 10 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (1.60%) Apache Spark
13 8 (1.42%) JBoss
13 8 (1.42%) nginx
14 4 (0.71%) Jetty
14 4 (0.71%) Liferay
15 3 (0.53%) Drupal
15 3 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.19%) HipChat
3 8 (1.42%) MS Office
3 8 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.89%) MS Project
5 4 (0.71%) Gliffy
6 3 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.18%) Mingle
7 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) Maximo
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 136 (24.11%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.43%) Trello
4 24 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (3.01%) GitHub
6 15 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (2.30%) Amazon S3
7 13 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (1.77%) SaaS
9 7 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.89%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.53%) G Suite
11 3 (0.53%) Office 365
11 3 (0.53%) PaaS
12 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (7.98%) Firewall
2 40 (7.09%) VPN
3 38 (6.74%) DNS
4 34 (6.03%) LDAP
5 23 (4.08%) SSL
6 20 (3.55%) SNMP
7 10 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (1.77%) Kerberos
8 9 (1.60%) LAN
8 9 (1.60%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (1.42%) Internet
9 8 (1.42%) WAN
10 7 (1.24%) HTTP
10 7 (1.24%) OpenVPN
10 7 (1.24%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.89%) SSH
12 4 (0.71%) AMQP
12 4 (0.71%) Bluetooth
12 4 (0.71%) OpenLDAP
13 2 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.04%) Hadoop
2 48 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (7.62%) Oracle Database
4 37 (6.56%) SQL Server
5 30 (5.32%) Big Data
5 30 (5.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 28 (4.96%) BusinessObjects
7 24 (4.26%) Relational Database
8 22 (3.90%) MySQL
9 15 (2.66%) NoSQL
10 13 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.24%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.71%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.71%) Sqoop
15 3 (0.53%) HBase
15 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 2 (0.35%) DbVisualizer
16 2 (0.35%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 458 (81.21%) JIRA
2 216 (38.30%) Jenkins
3 204 (36.17%) Git (software)
4 108 (19.15%) Bitbucket
5 104 (18.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 90 (15.96%) Maven
7 87 (15.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 82 (14.54%) Selenium
9 53 (9.40%) TeamCity
10 52 (9.22%) SoapUI
11 45 (7.98%) Vagrant
12 42 (7.45%) Cucumber
13 37 (6.56%) JUnit
14 34 (6.03%) WebDriver
15 32 (5.67%) Ant
16 28 (4.96%) Subversion
17 27 (4.79%) Octopus Deploy
18 22 (3.90%) GitLab
19 21 (3.72%) ClearCase
20 16 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 93 (16.49%) Finance
2 58 (10.28%) Banking
3 16 (2.84%) Retail
4 12 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.60%) Publishing
6 5 (0.89%) Front Office
6 5 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (0.89%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.71%) Games
7 4 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.53%) Electronics
8 3 (0.53%) Marketing
9 2 (0.35%) Advertising
9 2 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Law
10 1 (0.18%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (28.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 80 (14.18%) Developer
3 49 (8.69%) Architect
3 49 (8.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 43 (7.62%) Analyst
5 42 (7.45%) Tester
6 37 (6.56%) AWS Engineer
7 33 (5.85%) AWS DevOps
8 32 (5.67%) Java Engineer
9 30 (5.32%) Consultant
10 29 (5.14%) Linux Engineer
11 28 (4.96%) Cloud Architect
12 27 (4.79%) Administrator
13 26 (4.61%) Automation Tester
13 26 (4.61%) AWS Architect
13 26 (4.61%) Java Developer
14 25 (4.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 24 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
16 23 (4.08%) Unix Engineer
17 20 (3.55%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (12.59%) RESTful
2 60 (10.64%) HTML
3 52 (9.22%) Gherkin
4 47 (8.33%) Web Services
5 46 (8.16%) CSS
5 46 (8.16%) Software Packaging
6 43 (7.62%) .NET
7 40 (7.09%) XML
8 36 (6.38%) Elastic Stack
9 33 (5.85%) Spring
10 30 (5.32%) REST
11 26 (4.61%) Hibernate
11 26 (4.61%) JSON
11 26 (4.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 26 (4.61%) SOAP
12 21 (3.72%) Node.js
13 16 (2.84%) .NET Framework
13 16 (2.84%) XSD
14 15 (2.66%) HTML5
15 13 (2.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.56%) PKI
3 25 (4.43%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.55%) iPad
5 12 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.60%) Private Cloud
7 9 (1.60%) User Experience
8 6 (1.06%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.06%) Fintech
9 5 (0.89%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.89%) Derivative
9 5 (0.89%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.71%) Contactless
10 4 (0.71%) EMV
10 4 (0.71%) Equities
11 2 (0.35%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 211 (37.41%) Linux
2 95 (16.84%) Unix
3 88 (15.60%) Windows
4 85 (15.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (8.16%) Windows Server
6 33 (5.85%) CentOS
7 20 (3.55%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.77%) AIX
9 7 (1.24%) Amazon Linux
10 6 (1.06%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.71%) Android
12 2 (0.35%) Solaris
12 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.18%) VMS
13 1 (0.18%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (61.35%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (39.54%) DevOps
3 215 (38.12%) Continuous Integration
4 184 (32.62%) Scrum
5 100 (17.73%) Configuration Management
6 88 (15.60%) Continuous Delivery
7 81 (14.36%) Kanban
8 73 (12.94%) Open Source
9 58 (10.28%) Test Automation
10 55 (9.75%) Software Engineering
11 52 (9.22%) BDD
12 50 (8.87%) OO
13 47 (8.33%) Automated Testing
14 46 (8.16%) User Stories
15 42 (7.45%) TDD
16 41 (7.27%) Coaching
17 40 (7.09%) Change Control
18 39 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
18 39 (6.91%) E-Commerce
19 35 (6.21%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 232 (41.13%) Java
2 116 (20.57%) Python
3 108 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 65 (11.52%) PowerShell
5 57 (10.11%) SQL
6 51 (9.04%) Bash Shell
7 48 (8.51%) Perl
8 45 (7.98%) C#
9 43 (7.62%) Ruby
10 37 (6.56%) Groovy
11 35 (6.21%) Scala
12 27 (4.79%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.30%) PHP
14 12 (2.13%) C
15 7 (1.24%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.06%) C++
16 6 (1.06%) Clojure
17 5 (0.89%) VBScript
18 4 (0.71%) ES6
19 3 (0.53%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 108 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 75 (13.30%) SC Cleared
3 42 (7.45%) Degree
4 31 (5.50%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (1.60%) ISEB
7 8 (1.42%) AWS Certification
7 8 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.24%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.53%) MCPD
11 3 (0.53%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.35%) MCSE
13 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.18%) MCP
13 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (12.41%) QA
2 7 (1.24%) SDET
3 3 (0.53%) PMO
4 2 (0.35%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) SAS 70
System Software
1 113 (20.04%) Docker
2 49 (8.69%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.48%) vCloud
4 13 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.71%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.71%) Postfix
7 4 (0.71%) Squid
8 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.18%) KVM
9 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 137 (24.29%) Puppet
2 133 (23.58%) Ansible
3 56 (9.93%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (8.51%) Terraform
5 39 (6.91%) Kubernetes
6 34 (6.03%) ZABBIX
7 30 (5.32%) Consul
8 23 (4.08%) Dollar Universe
8 23 (4.08%) yum
9 20 (3.55%) Packer
9 20 (3.55%) Rsyslog
10 15 (2.66%) Kibana
11 14 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (2.13%) Pingdom
13 11 (1.95%) logstash
14 10 (1.77%) FortiGate
14 10 (1.77%) Forum Sentry
15 7 (1.24%) Icinga
16 6 (1.06%) Nagios
17 5 (0.89%) SELinux
Vendors
1 112 (19.86%) Oracle
2 76 (13.48%) Red Hat
3 63 (11.17%) VMware
4 40 (7.09%) Microsoft
5 39 (6.91%) HP
6 37 (6.56%) AppDynamics
7 33 (5.85%) CA
8 25 (4.43%) TIBCO
9 20 (3.55%) Sonatype
10 19 (3.37%) IBM
11 16 (2.84%) Sybase
12 12 (2.13%) PagerDuty
13 11 (1.95%) Adobe
13 11 (1.95%) CA Agile Central
13 11 (1.95%) Cisco
13 11 (1.95%) New Relic
13 11 (1.95%) Splunk
14 10 (1.77%) AlienVault
14 10 (1.77%) Juniper
14 10 (1.77%) Palo Alto
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