Period
to 17 June 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 June 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 333 411 439
Rank change year-on-year +78 +28 +38
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 685 574 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.58% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 1.39% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 381 264
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £361 £356 £301
90th Percentile £666 £675 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 6 3
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £48.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.25% +61.67% -40.00%
10th Percentile £36.51 £47.00 £19.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £59.38 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.06% +104.21% -

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 38,301 41,177 40,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.26% 41.42% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,781 25,484 24,534
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,331 1,500 1,418
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -5.41%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.47
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -3.03% -8.33%

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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 June 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 June 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 June 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 +75 632 £500 - 35
UK excluding London +51 364 £465 +3.33% 23
London +69 297 £550 - 12
South East +80 140 £450 +0.96% 3
South West -1 77 £500 +2.56% 7
Midlands +65 64 £465 -7.00% 4
West Midlands +45 60 £465 -3.43% 4
North of England +5 41 £401 +0.13% 8
North West -18 19 £400 -5.82% 4
Wales +3 18 £517 -4.29%
Scotland +16 12 £475 +1.33%
Yorkshire +9 12 £450 +12.50% 4
East of England -32 12 £550 +15.79% 1
North East +26 10 £326 -6.79%
East Midlands +23 4 £550 +15.79%

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 519 (75.77%) JIRA
2 496 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 444 (64.82%) Confluence
4 235 (34.31%) DevOps
5 217 (31.68%) Linux
6 206 (30.07%) Git (software)
7 199 (29.05%) Amazon AWS
8 198 (28.91%) Jenkins
9 191 (27.88%) Docker
10 185 (27.01%) Scrum
11 180 (26.28%) Java
12 164 (23.94%) Bitbucket
13 154 (22.48%) Ansible
14 143 (20.88%) TDD
15 142 (20.73%) Security Cleared
16 139 (20.29%) Python
17 125 (18.25%) SQL
18 124 (18.10%) JavaScript
19 113 (16.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 105 (15.33%) Test Automation
21 104 (15.18%) SC Cleared
22 101 (14.74%) Kubernetes
23 100 (14.60%) Terraform
24 97 (14.16%) Windows
25 93 (13.58%) Configuration Management
26 92 (13.43%) Continuous Delivery
27 89 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
28 86 (12.55%) Bash Shell
28 86 (12.55%) Unix
29 85 (12.41%) Continuous Integration

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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
1 444 (64.82%) Confluence
2 48 (7.01%) Apache
3 24 (3.50%) Tomcat
4 20 (2.92%) JBoss
4 20 (2.92%) nginx
5 18 (2.63%) GeoServer
6 17 (2.48%) CMS
6 17 (2.48%) WebLogic
7 16 (2.34%) Documentum
8 14 (2.04%) Apache Spark
9 13 (1.90%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.31%) Apache Airflow
11 8 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (1.17%) SharePoint
12 7 (1.02%) IIS
13 6 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.88%) Drupal
13 6 (0.88%) SAS
14 5 (0.73%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 29 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.44%) Sketch
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.15%) HipChat
5 1 (0.15%) InDesign
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (2.04%) assyst
2 4 (0.58%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.15%) LongView
4 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 199 (29.05%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (9.93%) GitHub
4 60 (8.76%) Amazon S3
5 58 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
6 52 (7.59%) Serverless
7 49 (7.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 48 (7.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 45 (6.57%) AWS Lambda
10 42 (6.13%) Amazon ECS
11 36 (5.26%) Route 53
12 31 (4.53%) CloudFront
13 27 (3.94%) Amazon SQS
13 27 (3.94%) Google Cloud Platform
14 22 (3.21%) SaaS
15 20 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
16 17 (2.48%) PaaS
16 17 (2.48%) Yarn
17 14 (2.04%) Lucidchart
17 14 (2.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.65%) Firewall
2 19 (2.77%) HTTP
3 13 (1.90%) DNS
4 12 (1.75%) SSL
4 12 (1.75%) VPN
5 10 (1.46%) OSPF
6 8 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (1.17%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.02%) BGP
7 7 (1.02%) SNMP
8 6 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (0.88%) DHCP
8 6 (0.88%) DMVPN
8 6 (0.88%) Multicast
8 6 (0.88%) Skype
8 6 (0.88%) VXLAN
9 4 (0.58%) FTP
9 4 (0.58%) IMAP
9 4 (0.58%) SMTP
9 4 (0.58%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 51 (7.45%) Relational Database
3 47 (6.86%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (6.57%) Amazon RDS
5 42 (6.13%) MongoDB
6 28 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (3.21%) RDBMS
8 20 (2.92%) NoSQL
8 20 (2.92%) Redis
9 19 (2.77%) MySQL
10 18 (2.63%) Hadoop
11 17 (2.48%) Big Data
12 10 (1.46%) GIS
13 9 (1.31%) Neo4j
13 9 (1.31%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (1.02%) Amazon Athena
15 7 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
16 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 519 (75.77%) JIRA
2 206 (30.07%) Git (software)
3 198 (28.91%) Jenkins
4 164 (23.94%) Bitbucket
5 113 (16.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 72 (10.51%) Selenium
7 65 (9.49%) Cucumber
8 61 (8.91%) Maven
9 50 (7.30%) GitLab
10 39 (5.69%) webpack
11 33 (4.82%) Sonatype Nexus
12 29 (4.23%) SoapUI
13 28 (4.09%) JUnit
14 23 (3.36%) Protractor
15 22 (3.21%) Jasmine
15 22 (3.21%) ScriptRunner
16 20 (2.92%) JMeter
16 20 (2.92%) Mockito
16 20 (2.92%) Subversion
17 19 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 78 (11.39%) Finance
2 26 (3.80%) Banking
3 20 (2.92%) Retail
4 15 (2.19%) Law
5 13 (1.90%) Games
6 10 (1.46%) Marketing
7 8 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.88%) Aerospace
8 6 (0.88%) Front Office
8 6 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.44%) Automotive
9 3 (0.44%) Billing
9 3 (0.44%) Legal
10 2 (0.29%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Military
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (24.53%) Developer
2 109 (15.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (7.30%) Java Developer
4 46 (6.72%) AWS Engineer
5 40 (5.84%) Analyst
6 35 (5.11%) Administrator
7 33 (4.82%) AWS DevOps
8 32 (4.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 30 (4.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 30 (4.38%) Project Manager
10 28 (4.09%) Angular Developer
10 28 (4.09%) Tester
11 25 (3.65%) Senior Developer
12 24 (3.50%) Software Engineer
13 23 (3.36%) JIRA Administrator
14 18 (2.63%) Cloud Engineer
15 16 (2.34%) Architect
15 16 (2.34%) Engagement Manager
15 16 (2.34%) Test Analyst
16 15 (2.19%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (11.39%) Node.js
2 75 (10.95%) REST
3 73 (10.66%) HTML
4 72 (10.51%) CSS
5 71 (10.36%) AngularJS
5 71 (10.36%) Web Services
6 53 (7.74%) XML
7 50 (7.30%) .NET
8 47 (6.86%) RESTful
8 47 (6.86%) Spring
9 45 (6.57%) Sass
10 43 (6.28%) HTML5
11 39 (5.69%) JSON
12 37 (5.40%) SOAP
13 33 (4.82%) Kafka
14 32 (4.67%) Hibernate
15 31 (4.53%) Redux
16 25 (3.65%) CSS3
17 23 (3.36%) Angular 2
17 23 (3.36%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.82%) User Experience
3 30 (4.38%) Data Centre
4 29 (4.23%) Cloud Native
5 28 (4.09%) Linux Command Line
6 21 (3.07%) PKI
7 16 (2.34%) Analytical Mindset
7 16 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.04%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.88%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.73%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.73%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.73%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.58%) Clustering
13 4 (0.58%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.58%) VHDL
13 4 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 217 (31.68%) Linux
2 97 (14.16%) Windows
3 86 (12.55%) Unix
4 43 (6.28%) Windows Server
5 34 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (3.50%) CentOS
8 20 (2.92%) Windows 10
9 15 (2.19%) Ubuntu
10 14 (2.04%) Mac OS
11 12 (1.75%) Mac OS X
12 11 (1.61%) Fedora
13 8 (1.17%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.73%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.58%) Android
15 4 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.44%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
18 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (34.31%) DevOps
3 185 (27.01%) Scrum
4 143 (20.88%) TDD
5 105 (15.33%) Test Automation
6 93 (13.58%) Configuration Management
7 92 (13.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 89 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
9 85 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
10 76 (11.09%) Kanban
11 69 (10.07%) Software Engineering
12 56 (8.18%) Microservices
13 53 (7.74%) BDD
14 52 (7.59%) User Stories
15 46 (6.72%) Fintech
16 45 (6.57%) Project Management
17 40 (5.84%) OO
18 36 (5.26%) Analytics
18 36 (5.26%) Migration
19 34 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 180 (26.28%) Java
2 139 (20.29%) Python
3 125 (18.25%) SQL
4 124 (18.10%) JavaScript
5 86 (12.55%) Bash Shell
6 69 (10.07%) C#
7 50 (7.30%) PowerShell
8 45 (6.57%) Ruby
9 32 (4.67%) TypeScript
10 27 (3.94%) ES6
10 27 (3.94%) Groovy
11 25 (3.65%) Perl
12 23 (3.36%) C
12 23 (3.36%) Java 8
13 20 (2.92%) C++
13 20 (2.92%) Scala
14 17 (2.48%) Go
15 15 (2.19%) PHP
16 14 (2.04%) Shell Script
16 14 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 142 (20.73%) Security Cleared
2 104 (15.18%) SC Cleared
3 42 (6.13%) DV Cleared
4 35 (5.11%) Degree
5 18 (2.63%) AWS Certification
6 17 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (2.04%) CCNA
7 14 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (1.75%) MCSA
8 12 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.61%) MCSE
10 10 (1.46%) OCA
10 10 (1.46%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (1.31%) Master's Degree
12 8 (1.17%) ISTQB
13 7 (1.02%) ISEB
14 6 (0.88%) CCENT
15 5 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.15%) QA
2 8 (1.17%) GDPR
3 6 (0.88%) PMO
4 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 191 (27.88%) Docker
2 49 (7.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (4.82%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.17%) Squid
6 7 (1.02%) VMware NSX
6 7 (1.02%) vSphere
7 6 (0.88%) Firmware
7 6 (0.88%) HDFS
8 4 (0.58%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.44%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.15%) IAG
10 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 154 (22.48%) Ansible
2 101 (14.74%) Kubernetes
3 100 (14.60%) Terraform
4 81 (11.82%) Puppet
5 48 (7.01%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (3.21%) vCenter Server
7 12 (1.75%) Opsview
7 12 (1.75%) SCCM
8 11 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (1.61%) PowerCLI
9 9 (1.31%) HAProxy
9 9 (1.31%) Packer
10 8 (1.17%) Prometheus
10 8 (1.17%) ZABBIX
11 7 (1.02%) Rundeck
12 6 (0.88%) Rancher
13 5 (0.73%) Consul
13 5 (0.73%) Graphite
13 5 (0.73%) Sysdig
14 4 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 82 (11.97%) Oracle
2 66 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 61 (8.91%) VMware
4 37 (5.40%) Red Hat
5 29 (4.23%) Cisco
6 27 (3.94%) Splunk
7 16 (2.34%) IBM
8 15 (2.19%) CA
8 15 (2.19%) Pega
8 15 (2.19%) ServiceNow
9 13 (1.90%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 13 (1.90%) PagerDuty
10 9 (1.31%) AppDynamics
10 9 (1.31%) Sybase
11 8 (1.17%) Google
11 8 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.17%) SaltStack
12 7 (1.02%) Juniper
12 7 (1.02%) McAfee
12 7 (1.02%) Veeam