Period
to

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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 404 386 364
Rank change year-on-year -18 -22 -17
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 537 390 239
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.59% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 1.42% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 271 180
10th Percentile £400 £381 £390
25th Percentile £465 £422 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £495 £490
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.02% -2.00%
75th Percentile £651 £550 £530
90th Percentile £748 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £463 £488
% change year-on-year +13.51% -5.13% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
10th Percentile £41.44 £43.10 -
25th Percentile £45.59 £44.00 £42.13
Median hourly rate £55.00 £46.00 £44.76
Median % change year-on-year +19.57% +2.78% -0.54%
75th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £47.38
90th Percentile - £55.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.50 £44.76
% change year-on-year +20.88% +1.66% -5.78%

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 36,271 27,525 17,600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.76% 41.50% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,312 17,677 11,141
10th Percentile £300 £296 £250
25th Percentile £420 £400 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £496 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.85% +7.24% +1.87%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £679 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £444 £445
% change year-on-year +6.98% -0.22% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 846 786 635
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.72
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate £21.80 £20.00 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year +8.99% +1.27% +6.76%
75th Percentile £48.56 £42.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £66.00 £55.25 £52.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.60
% change year-on-year +8.33% -3.23% +6.29%

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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 2 July 2022.

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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Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Atlassian over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram 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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -15 445 £556 +12.37% 87
Work from Home -46 256 £550 +12.24% 31
London +12 226 £600 +14.29% 26
UK excluding London -43 179 £525 +13.51% 65
South East -14 49 £550 +22.22% 14
South West -15 48 £525 +16.67% 17
Midlands -50 29 £538 +8.59% 8
West Midlands -55 23 £550 +11.11% 7
North of England -38 21 £438 -2.78% 17
East of England -15 16 £488 +5.41% 5
Scotland -13 15 £500 +14.29% 1
North West -29 14 £400 -11.11% 9
Yorkshire -30 6 £450 -33.33% 8
East Midlands - 6 £465 - 1
North East - 1 £500 -
Wales - 1 £600 - 3

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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.

1 433 (80.63%) JIRA
2 371 (69.09%) Confluence
3 285 (53.07%) Agile
4 173 (32.22%) Scrum
5 169 (31.47%) DevOps
6 150 (27.93%) Linux
7 128 (23.84%) Security Cleared
8 126 (23.46%) Social Skills
9 121 (22.53%) Bitbucket
10 117 (21.79%) AWS
11 115 (21.42%) Git (software)
12 110 (20.48%) Python
12 110 (20.48%) Java
13 109 (20.30%) CI/CD
14 106 (19.74%) SC Cleared
15 95 (17.69%) Finance
16 94 (17.50%) Azure
17 92 (17.13%) Docker
18 91 (16.95%) Jenkins
19 71 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
19 71 (13.22%) Microsoft
20 70 (13.04%) SQL
20 70 (13.04%) GitLab
21 69 (12.85%) Kubernetes
22 68 (12.66%) Test Automation
23 65 (12.10%) Windows
23 65 (12.10%) User Stories
24 60 (11.17%) Configuration Management
24 60 (11.17%) Migration
25 59 (10.99%) Infrastructure as Code

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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
1 371 (69.09%) Confluence
2 23 (4.28%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.12%) Apache Solr
3 6 (1.12%) IIS
4 5 (0.93%) Apache
5 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.56%) CMS
6 3 (0.56%) JBoss
6 3 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.56%) nginx
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.56%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.37%) Drupal
7 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.19%) Mule
8 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (4.66%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) Maximo
1 6 (1.12%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 117 (21.79%) AWS
2 94 (17.50%) Azure
3 33 (6.15%) GitHub
4 26 (4.84%) Azure DevOps
4 26 (4.84%) Slack
5 21 (3.91%) GCP
5 21 (3.91%) Serverless
6 20 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (3.35%) AWS Lambda
8 16 (2.98%) Amazon S3
9 13 (2.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 11 (2.05%) Apigee
10 11 (2.05%) IaaS
10 11 (2.05%) Microsoft 365
11 9 (1.68%) Amazon EKS
11 9 (1.68%) OpenShift
12 8 (1.49%) Power Platform
13 7 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (1.30%) AWS CodePipeline
13 7 (1.30%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.28%) DNS
2 18 (3.35%) DHCP
2 18 (3.35%) HTTP
3 12 (2.23%) Firewall
3 12 (2.23%) IPv6
4 11 (2.05%) ATM
4 11 (2.05%) Wireless
5 10 (1.86%) Bluetooth
5 10 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (1.86%) ZigBee
6 9 (1.68%) VXLAN
7 8 (1.49%) Ethernet
7 8 (1.49%) IPv4
7 8 (1.49%) MQTT
7 8 (1.49%) VLAN
7 8 (1.49%) VPN
8 6 (1.12%) Network Security
8 6 (1.12%) NGN
8 6 (1.12%) SSH
8 6 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.01%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (4.10%) MySQL
4 12 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (2.23%) NoSQL
5 10 (1.86%) MongoDB
5 10 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.86%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.49%) MariaDB
7 6 (1.12%) Big Data
7 6 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.12%) PowerCenter
8 5 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (0.74%) Amazon QuickSight
9 4 (0.74%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.74%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.74%) Power BI
9 4 (0.74%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 433 (80.63%) JIRA
2 121 (22.53%) Bitbucket
3 115 (21.42%) Git (software)
4 91 (16.95%) Jenkins
5 70 (13.04%) GitLab
6 42 (7.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 22 (4.10%) SonarQube
7 22 (4.10%) Subversion
8 21 (3.91%) Sonatype Nexus
9 19 (3.54%) Artifactory
10 14 (2.61%) TestRail
11 13 (2.42%) Cucumber
12 12 (2.23%) git-flow
12 12 (2.23%) Maven
12 12 (2.23%) Selenium
12 12 (2.23%) Visual Studio Code
13 11 (2.05%) JUnit
14 10 (1.86%) Crucible
14 10 (1.86%) FishEye
14 10 (1.86%) Zephyr
General
1 126 (23.46%) Social Skills
2 95 (17.69%) Finance
3 49 (9.12%) Public Sector
4 47 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (7.45%) Banking
6 19 (3.54%) Influencing Skills
7 15 (2.79%) Documentation Skills
8 13 (2.42%) Marketing
8 13 (2.42%) Telecoms
9 11 (2.05%) Investment Banking
9 11 (2.05%) Presentation Skills
10 10 (1.86%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.68%) Retail
12 8 (1.49%) Automotive
12 8 (1.49%) Digital Economy
13 6 (1.12%) Back Office
13 6 (1.12%) Organisational Skills
14 5 (0.93%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 112 (20.86%) Developer
2 52 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 38 (7.08%) Analyst
4 36 (6.70%) Administrator
5 29 (5.40%) Consultant
5 29 (5.40%) JIRA Administrator
6 28 (5.21%) Business Analyst
6 28 (5.21%) Scrum Master
7 25 (4.66%) Architect
8 21 (3.91%) Java Developer
8 21 (3.91%) JIRA Consultant
8 21 (3.91%) Software Engineer
8 21 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
9 20 (3.72%) Project Manager
10 19 (3.54%) JIRA Developer
10 19 (3.54%) Senior Developer
11 18 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (3.35%) User Researcher
12 14 (2.61%) C++ Developer
12 14 (2.61%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (10.24%) REST
2 40 (7.45%) .NET
3 36 (6.70%) Elastic Stack
3 36 (6.70%) React
4 29 (5.40%) Web Services
5 28 (5.21%) RESTful
6 25 (4.66%) CSS
6 25 (4.66%) Kafka
7 23 (4.28%) Spring
8 22 (4.10%) HTML
8 22 (4.10%) SOAP
9 20 (3.72%) XML
10 19 (3.54%) Apache Camel
11 18 (3.35%) JSON
12 17 (3.17%) ASP.NET
12 17 (3.17%) OAuth
12 17 (3.17%) OpenID
13 16 (2.98%) Node.js
14 13 (2.42%) Lightning Web Components
15 12 (2.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.70%) Public Cloud
2 26 (4.84%) Data Centre
3 22 (4.10%) PKI
4 19 (3.54%) Cloud Native
5 17 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.42%) User Experience
8 10 (1.86%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.68%) Derivative
9 9 (1.68%) IoT
10 8 (1.49%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.49%) Device Driver
11 7 (1.30%) CMDB
11 7 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.30%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.30%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.74%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 150 (27.93%) Linux
2 65 (12.10%) Windows
3 24 (4.47%) Unix
4 17 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.98%) CentOS
6 15 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (2.61%) Windows 10
8 11 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.86%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.74%) Android
11 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.74%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.19%) Debian
14 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (53.07%) Agile
2 173 (32.22%) Scrum
3 169 (31.47%) DevOps
4 109 (20.30%) CI/CD
5 71 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
6 68 (12.66%) Test Automation
7 65 (12.10%) User Stories
8 60 (11.17%) Configuration Management
8 60 (11.17%) Migration
9 59 (10.99%) Infrastructure as Code
10 54 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
10 54 (10.06%) Software Engineering
11 53 (9.87%) Project Management
12 49 (9.12%) Kanban
13 48 (8.94%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 46 (8.57%) Service Management
15 44 (8.19%) Continuous Delivery
16 40 (7.45%) Microservices
17 35 (6.52%) Decision-Making
17 35 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (20.48%) Java
1 110 (20.48%) Python
2 70 (13.04%) SQL
3 53 (9.87%) JavaScript
3 53 (9.87%) PowerShell
4 41 (7.64%) C#
5 40 (7.45%) C++
6 37 (6.89%) C
7 36 (6.70%) Bash
8 29 (5.40%) Groovy
9 18 (3.35%) Perl
10 15 (2.79%) Go
11 13 (2.42%) Apex Code
11 13 (2.42%) TypeScript
12 8 (1.49%) Rust
12 8 (1.49%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.12%) PHP
13 6 (1.12%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.12%) Scala
14 5 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 128 (23.84%) Security Cleared
2 106 (19.74%) SC Cleared
3 27 (5.03%) Degree
4 17 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.05%) CCNA
7 7 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.12%) ISEB
9 5 (0.93%) CCNP
9 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.74%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.74%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.56%) CISSP
11 3 (0.56%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.56%) MCSA
11 3 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.84%) QA
2 15 (2.79%) Accessibility
3 7 (1.30%) PMO
4 4 (0.74%) GDPR
4 4 (0.74%) SLA
4 4 (0.74%) WCAG
5 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.19%) EMIR
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.19%) MiFID
6 1 (0.19%) SOC 2
System Software
1 92 (17.13%) Docker
2 20 (3.72%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.79%) vSphere
4 8 (1.49%) iptables
4 8 (1.49%) KVM
4 8 (1.49%) Xen
5 4 (0.74%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.37%) Firmware
7 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.19%) etcd
8 1 (0.19%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 69 (12.85%) Kubernetes
2 55 (10.24%) Ansible
3 44 (8.19%) Terraform
4 33 (6.15%) Puppet
5 17 (3.17%) Grafana
6 14 (2.61%) Rancher
7 12 (2.23%) Kibana
7 12 (2.23%) Opsgenie
8 11 (2.05%) Prometheus
9 9 (1.68%) logstash
9 9 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (1.49%) Packer
11 6 (1.12%) Dollar Universe
11 6 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.74%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.56%) HP ALM
13 3 (0.56%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
14 2 (0.37%) PowerCLI
14 2 (0.37%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 71 (13.22%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.08%) Oracle
3 33 (6.15%) VMware
4 27 (5.03%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (3.54%) SAP
6 15 (2.79%) Google
7 12 (2.23%) Cisco
8 11 (2.05%) IBM
8 11 (2.05%) Splunk
9 10 (1.86%) AppDynamics
9 10 (1.86%) ServiceNow
10 8 (1.49%) Informatica
11 7 (1.30%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.12%) Dell
12 6 (1.12%) F5
12 6 (1.12%) Okta
12 6 (1.12%) WSO2
13 5 (0.93%) Brocade
13 5 (0.93%) Juniper
13 5 (0.93%) Radware