Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 181 164
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 -
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 20 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 0.40% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £485 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.40% +29.33% -
10th Percentile £363 £485 £310
90th Percentile £495 £485 £393
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.00 £47.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -7.37% -5.00% -

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 2,070 2,518 2,214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.90% 46.00% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,249 1,363 1,103
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £208 £213 £225
90th Percentile £563 £550 £561
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 90 115
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -3.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.56 £10.60 £10.55
90th Percentile £48.75 £26.00 £33.67
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.12 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.22% -2.17% +6.06%

Atlassian
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

Atlassian
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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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 16 January 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 +19 14 £420 -
Coventry - 1 £350 - 1
Atlassian
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Atlassian.

1 20 (100.00%) JIRA
1 20 (100.00%) Confluence
2 16 (80.00%) DevOps
3 13 (65.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (55.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (50.00%) Ansible
5 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (50.00%) Terraform
6 9 (45.00%) Bitbucket
6 9 (45.00%) Linux
7 8 (40.00%) Java
8 7 (35.00%) SQL
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (35.00%) Vagrant
8 7 (35.00%) Presales
9 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
9 6 (30.00%) Windows
10 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (20.00%) nginx
11 4 (20.00%) Nagios
11 4 (20.00%) Apache
11 4 (20.00%) DNS
11 4 (20.00%) SSL
11 4 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (20.00%) Scrum
11 4 (20.00%) VMware

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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 20 (100.00%) Confluence
2 10 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (20.00%) Apache
3 4 (20.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
1 4 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 4 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) JIRA
2 13 (65.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (55.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (45.00%) Bitbucket
5 7 (35.00%) Vagrant
6 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.00%) FishEye
8 2 (10.00%) Subversion
9 1 (5.00%) Selenium
9 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Consultant
2 10 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) JIRA Consultant
3 7 (35.00%) Lead DevOps
3 7 (35.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (15.00%) Customer Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) DevOps
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Presales
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) API Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.00%) Kanban
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Usability Testing
7 1 (5.00%) User Stories
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Groovy
3 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) BC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Ansible
1 10 (50.00%) Terraform
2 4 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat