Period
to 17 September 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 September 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.

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England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 156 139
Rank change year-on-year +19 -17 +40
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 36 49 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.97% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 2.07% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 25
West Midlands median daily rate £465 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -5.26% +25.41%
10th Percentile £371 £360 £363
90th Percentile £512 £548 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £58.75 £47.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +9.30% +7.50%

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 advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,936 2,363 1,981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.64% 46.61% 44.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,225 1,326 1,172
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £213 £229 £225
90th Percentile £594 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 146 97
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.75 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.52% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.93 £10.91 £11.00
90th Percentile £44.53 £28.25 £48.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Atlassian as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Atlassian in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Atlassian in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Atlassian in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Atlassian in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Atlassian in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Atlassian within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 September 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
Shropshire +15 34 £470 +4.44%
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £280 -
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England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 35 (97.22%) JIRA
1 35 (97.22%) Confluence
2 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (66.67%) Scrum
4 21 (58.33%) Project Delivery
5 20 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 20 (55.56%) TDD
6 17 (47.22%) Project Management
6 17 (47.22%) AWS
7 15 (41.67%) Docker
7 15 (41.67%) DevOps
8 14 (38.89%) Analytics
8 14 (38.89%) Jenkins
8 14 (38.89%) Agile Project Management
9 13 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (33.33%) Linux
10 12 (33.33%) Data Analytics
11 9 (25.00%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (19.44%) Terraform
12 7 (19.44%) Bitbucket
12 7 (19.44%) HAProxy
12 7 (19.44%) Ansible
12 7 (19.44%) Puppet
12 7 (19.44%) Apache
12 7 (19.44%) Web Services
12 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (19.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (19.44%) Git (software)

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 35 (97.22%) Confluence
2 7 (19.44%) Apache
2 7 (19.44%) nginx
3 3 (8.33%) Documentum
4 2 (5.56%) CMS
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (47.22%) AWS
2 5 (13.89%) Azure
3 2 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (97.22%) JIRA
2 14 (38.89%) Jenkins
3 7 (19.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (19.44%) Bitbucket
3 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.11%) Selenium
5 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.33%) Maven
6 2 (5.56%) GitLab
6 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.78%) JMeter
7 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (16.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Engagement Manager
2 11 (30.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Analytics Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Data Analytics Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Data Manager
4 3 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Documentum Developer
5 2 (5.56%) JIRA Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) User Researcher
6 1 (2.78%) Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Pega Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Web Services
2 6 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (13.89%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (13.89%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) JSP
4 2 (5.56%) REST
4 2 (5.56%) SOAP
4 2 (5.56%) WDK
4 2 (5.56%) XML
4 2 (5.56%) XSD
5 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) Scrum
3 21 (58.33%) Project Delivery
4 20 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 20 (55.56%) TDD
5 17 (47.22%) Project Management
6 15 (41.67%) DevOps
7 14 (38.89%) Agile Project Management
7 14 (38.89%) Analytics
8 13 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (33.33%) Data Analytics
10 6 (16.67%) Software Deployment
11 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
12 4 (11.11%) BDD
12 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
13 3 (8.33%) Kanban
13 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
14 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (5.56%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Docker Swarm
2 7 (19.44%) Ansible
2 7 (19.44%) HAProxy
2 7 (19.44%) Puppet
2 7 (19.44%) Terraform
3 5 (13.89%) Opsview
4 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) PagerDuty
1 5 (13.89%) TOWER Software
2 3 (8.33%) Pega
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle