Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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.

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England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 140 184
Rank change year-on-year -8 +44 -
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 51 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.00% 0.84% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 2.12% 1.89% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 15
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +22.58% -
10th Percentile £360 £363 £360
90th Percentile £547 £538 £485
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +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 2,401 2,013 2,972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.90% 44.73% 47.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,365 1,189 1,626
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £232 £213 £223
90th Percentile £575 £569 £534
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 98 84
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.82 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +13.00% -15.15%
10th Percentile £10.83 £11.00 £10.08
90th Percentile £26.98 £48.25 £25.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -17 44 £450 -4.26% 1
Birmingham -3 5 £450 - 6
Solihull - 1 £450 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £375 -
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England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 51 (100.00%) JIRA
2 42 (82.35%) Scrum
3 40 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (74.51%) Confluence
5 33 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (60.78%) Jenkins
7 25 (49.02%) Test Automation
8 24 (47.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (45.10%) Bitbucket
10 22 (43.14%) DevOps
11 20 (39.22%) Selenium
11 20 (39.22%) HTML
12 19 (37.25%) Java
12 19 (37.25%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (35.29%) Kanban
14 17 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
15 15 (29.41%) Web Services
16 14 (27.45%) ITIL
17 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
17 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
17 13 (25.49%) Waterfall
18 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
18 12 (23.53%) Business Analysis
19 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
19 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
19 11 (21.57%) HP
19 11 (21.57%) XML
19 11 (21.57%) Windows
19 11 (21.57%) Linux

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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 38 (74.51%) Confluence
2 8 (15.69%) Apache
2 8 (15.69%) nginx
3 7 (13.73%) Documentum
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) Captiva
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (11.76%) SaaS
4 3 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (5.88%) Office 365
5 1 (1.96%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Reverse Proxy
2 6 (11.76%) DNS
2 6 (11.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) MySQL
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
2 8 (15.69%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (11.76%) SQLite
4 2 (3.92%) Redis
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (100.00%) JIRA
2 31 (60.78%) Jenkins
3 24 (47.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 23 (45.10%) Bitbucket
5 20 (39.22%) Selenium
6 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 10 (19.61%) Subversion
7 10 (19.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (19.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (17.65%) SoapUI
8 9 (17.65%) Vagrant
9 8 (15.69%) ClearCase
9 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
10 7 (13.73%) Maven
10 7 (13.73%) Xcode
11 6 (11.76%) Eclipse
12 4 (7.84%) GitLab
13 3 (5.88%) HP UFT
13 3 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (5.88%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Automotive
3 2 (3.92%) Persian Language
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Consultant
2 13 (25.49%) Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Applications Developer
3 8 (15.69%) JIRA Consultant
4 7 (13.73%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) QA Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Business Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) QA Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) HTML
2 15 (29.41%) Web Services
3 11 (21.57%) XML
4 9 (17.65%) HTML5
5 8 (15.69%) RESTful
6 7 (13.73%) CSS
6 7 (13.73%) CSS3
6 7 (13.73%) Gherkin
6 7 (13.73%) iOS SDK
6 7 (13.73%) jQuery
6 7 (13.73%) JSON
6 7 (13.73%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (13.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (13.73%) Zurb Foundation
7 6 (11.76%) Android SDK
7 6 (11.76%) J2EE
7 6 (11.76%) J2ME
8 5 (9.80%) .NET
9 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
9 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.73%) Public Cloud
3 6 (11.76%) iPhone
3 6 (11.76%) User Experience
4 4 (7.84%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Linux
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
1 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
2 7 (13.73%) Android
2 7 (13.73%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (82.35%) Scrum
2 40 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (49.02%) Test Automation
5 22 (43.14%) DevOps
6 18 (35.29%) Kanban
7 17 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
8 14 (27.45%) ITIL
9 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
9 13 (25.49%) Waterfall
10 12 (23.53%) Business Analysis
11 11 (21.57%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (21.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
12 10 (19.61%) MVC
12 10 (19.61%) Presales
12 10 (19.61%) Service Management
12 10 (19.61%) Translating Business Requirements
13 9 (17.65%) Functional Testing
13 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) Java
2 10 (19.61%) C#
3 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.73%) Apple Swift
4 7 (13.73%) Groovy
4 7 (13.73%) Objective-C
4 7 (13.73%) Scala
5 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.92%) PHP
5 2 (3.92%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.92%) ISEB
2 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) Docker
3 3 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) HP ALM
2 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (17.65%) Ansible
3 9 (17.65%) Rundeck
3 9 (17.65%) Terraform
4 8 (15.69%) Nagios
5 7 (13.73%) HockeyApp
6 6 (11.76%) Puppet
7 1 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) HP
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle
3 8 (15.69%) IBM
3 8 (15.69%) VMware
4 7 (13.73%) Apple
4 7 (13.73%) Pega
4 7 (13.73%) Twitter
4 7 (13.73%) Xamarin
5 2 (3.92%) Zend
6 1 (1.96%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) OpenText
6 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow