Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 159 145
Rank change year-on-year -9 -14 -
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 23 13 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.30% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 0.69% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 28
West Midlands median daily rate £469 £500 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.20% +28.62% -
10th Percentile £362 £315 £360
90th Percentile £610 £530 £430
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 £30.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +56.67% -40.00% -

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 2,190 1,874 2,754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.68% 43.42% 48.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,285 1,099 1,445
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £235 £220 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 85 83
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% -18.67%
10th Percentile £10.31 £10.35 £10.05
90th Percentile £29.53 £43.60 £25.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.45% -4.17% +2.86%

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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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 2018. 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 -9 13 £475 -6.86% 2
Birmingham -9 9 £488 +77.27%
Wolverhampton - 1 £375 -
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England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 23 (100.00%) JIRA
2 17 (73.91%) Confluence
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (69.57%) Scrum
3 16 (69.57%) DevOps
4 13 (56.52%) Jenkins
4 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (56.52%) Test Automation
5 12 (52.17%) Selenium
5 12 (52.17%) Linux
6 11 (47.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (43.48%) Bitbucket
7 10 (43.48%) Docker
8 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
8 9 (39.13%) Python
9 8 (34.78%) PHP
9 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (34.78%) Ansible
9 8 (34.78%) Terraform
10 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
10 7 (30.43%) nginx
10 7 (30.43%) HTML
10 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
10 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
11 6 (26.09%) Subversion
11 6 (26.09%) Java
11 6 (26.09%) SOA
11 6 (26.09%) Documentum
11 6 (26.09%) Pega
11 6 (26.09%) Kanban

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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 17 (73.91%) Confluence
2 7 (30.43%) nginx
3 6 (26.09%) Documentum
4 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (13.04%) Apache
6 2 (8.70%) Captiva
7 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (21.74%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (17.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (17.39%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (17.39%) Amazon S3
3 4 (17.39%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (17.39%) Route 53
3 4 (17.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) Redis
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (100.00%) JIRA
2 13 (56.52%) Jenkins
3 12 (52.17%) Selenium
4 11 (47.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (43.48%) Bitbucket
6 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
6 6 (26.09%) Maven
6 6 (26.09%) Subversion
7 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
8 4 (17.39%) Jasmine
8 4 (17.39%) Mocha
9 3 (13.04%) ClearCase
9 3 (13.04%) Vagrant
10 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
11 1 (4.35%) Gatling
11 1 (4.35%) GitLab
11 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
11 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Automotive
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
2 3 (13.04%) Persian Language
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Pega Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 5 (21.74%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (21.74%) Sensu
3 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
3 4 (17.39%) HTML5
3 4 (17.39%) LESS
3 4 (17.39%) Node.js
3 4 (17.39%) Symfony
4 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 3 (13.04%) Sass
4 3 (13.04%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
5 1 (4.35%) OAuth
5 1 (4.35%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) DevOps
2 16 (69.57%) Scrum
3 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (56.52%) Test Automation
4 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
4 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (26.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (26.09%) Kanban
5 6 (26.09%) Microservices
5 6 (26.09%) Open Source
5 6 (26.09%) SOA
6 5 (21.74%) BDD
6 5 (21.74%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (21.74%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
1 9 (39.13%) Python
2 8 (34.78%) PHP
3 6 (26.09%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Groovy
4 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Docker
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Ansible
1 8 (34.78%) Terraform
2 6 (26.09%) Puppet
3 5 (21.74%) Kibana
3 5 (21.74%) logstash
4 3 (13.04%) collectd
4 3 (13.04%) HP ALM
4 3 (13.04%) Nagios
4 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (13.04%) Rundeck
4 3 (13.04%) StatsD
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Pega
2 4 (17.39%) SaltStack
2 4 (17.39%) Zend
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) OpenText
5 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com