Period
to 21 January 2021

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 January 2021 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 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 75 153 128
Rank change year-on-year +78 -25 +38
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 41 6 70
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.48% 0.18% 1.44%
As % of the Vendors category 5.34% 0.39% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 5 29
Median daily rate £427 £450 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.11% +2.04% +5.00%
10th Percentile £409 £405 £360
90th Percentile £540 £490 £560
England median daily rate £500 £475 £505
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.94% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £44.51 £47.00
% change year-on-year +23.57% -5.30% +6.82%

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 768 1,556 2,185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.52% 46.78% 44.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 975 1,280
Median daily rate £400 £440 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +6.34% +3.44%
10th Percentile £217 £213 £225
90th Percentile £540 £600 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 82 100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.85 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.56% - +5.67%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.52 £10.86
90th Percentile £42.37 £24.88 £29.28
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £17.41
% change year-on-year +22.99% +7.41% +2.41%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Atlassian as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Atlassian in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Atlassian in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Atlassian in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

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 January 2021. 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 +23 39 £427 -5.11% 1
Birmingham - 2 £410 - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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 36 (87.80%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (85.37%) JIRA
2 35 (85.37%) Confluence
3 34 (82.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 34 (82.93%) Bitbucket
4 30 (73.17%) Finance
4 30 (73.17%) Business Case
5 29 (70.73%) Requirements Gathering
6 27 (65.85%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 26 (63.41%) Scrum
8 23 (56.10%) Business Analysis
9 22 (53.66%) Commercial Awareness
10 20 (48.78%) Public Sector
11 19 (46.34%) Kanban
12 18 (43.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (41.46%) Technology Roadmap
13 17 (41.46%) Public Cloud
13 17 (41.46%) Software Delivery
14 15 (36.59%) DevOps
14 15 (36.59%) Project Delivery
14 15 (36.59%) Decision-Making
15 14 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (34.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 14 (34.15%) Requirements Management
16 12 (29.27%) Customer Requirements
16 12 (29.27%) Terraform
16 12 (29.27%) AWS
16 12 (29.27%) FishEye
16 12 (29.27%) Ansible
17 11 (26.83%) Docker

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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 (85.37%) Confluence
2 10 (24.39%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) AWS
2 11 (26.83%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (85.37%) JIRA
2 34 (82.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 34 (82.93%) Bitbucket
3 12 (29.27%) FishEye
4 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
4 11 (26.83%) Vagrant
5 10 (24.39%) ScriptRunner
General
1 30 (73.17%) Finance
2 20 (48.78%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Consultant
2 18 (43.90%) JIRA Consultant
3 13 (31.71%) JIRA Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) RESTful
2 10 (24.39%) SAML
3 5 (12.20%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Public Cloud
2 14 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (87.80%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (73.17%) Business Case
3 29 (70.73%) Requirements Gathering
4 27 (65.85%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 26 (63.41%) Scrum
6 23 (56.10%) Business Analysis
7 22 (53.66%) Commercial Awareness
8 19 (46.34%) Kanban
9 18 (43.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (41.46%) Software Delivery
10 17 (41.46%) Technology Roadmap
11 15 (36.59%) Decision-Making
11 15 (36.59%) DevOps
11 15 (36.59%) Project Delivery
12 14 (34.15%) Requirements Management
12 14 (34.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 12 (29.27%) Customer Requirements
14 11 (26.83%) Migration
15 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (24.39%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) Python
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Docker
1 11 (26.83%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) Ansible
1 12 (29.27%) Terraform
2 11 (26.83%) Grafana
2 11 (26.83%) Prometheus
3 10 (24.39%) Single Sign-On