Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 170 173
Rank change year-on-year +49 +3 -26
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 70 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.43% 0.34% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 3.23% 0.78% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 4
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +11.11%
10th Percentile £360 £363 £289
90th Percentile £516 £610 £525
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £53.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -11.63% +79.17% -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 2,169 2,053 2,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.16% 43.06% 43.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,242 1,231 1,159
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £213
90th Percentile £587 £579 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 83 90
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.26% +3.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.07 £10.57
90th Percentile £35.53 £48.05 £31.17
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% - -6.67%

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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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +20 64 £450 -2.81%
Coventry -9 3 £400 +14.29%
Worcestershire - 2 - -
Birmingham +6 1 £429 -12.00%
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England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 68 (97.14%) JIRA
2 67 (95.71%) Confluence
3 60 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (65.71%) Scrum
5 37 (52.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 30 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 30 (42.86%) DevOps
7 26 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
8 25 (35.71%) Docker
9 24 (34.29%) Puppet
10 23 (32.86%) Cucumber
10 23 (32.86%) BDD
10 23 (32.86%) Selenium
10 23 (32.86%) Kanban
10 23 (32.86%) Maven
10 23 (32.86%) Documentum
11 22 (31.43%) TDD
11 22 (31.43%) Project Management
11 22 (31.43%) Pega
12 19 (27.14%) Java
13 18 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (25.71%) Agile Project Management
13 18 (25.71%) Analytics
14 17 (24.29%) Git (software)
14 17 (24.29%) REST
14 17 (24.29%) Linux
15 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (21.43%) Test Automation
16 15 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
16 15 (21.43%) Data Analytics

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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 67 (95.71%) Confluence
2 23 (32.86%) Documentum
3 8 (11.43%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.00%) Apache
4 7 (10.00%) CMS
5 6 (8.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (4.29%) nginx
7 2 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (14.29%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 26 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.43%) RDBMS
3 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 68 (97.14%) JIRA
2 30 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 23 (32.86%) Cucumber
3 23 (32.86%) Maven
3 23 (32.86%) Selenium
4 17 (24.29%) Git (software)
5 11 (15.71%) WebDriver
6 9 (12.86%) Bitbucket
7 8 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (11.43%) GitLab
8 7 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (7.14%) ScriptRunner
10 4 (5.71%) FishEye
Job Titles
1 13 (18.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (17.14%) Engagement Manager
3 11 (15.71%) Tester
4 10 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 10 (14.29%) Java Automation Tester
4 10 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 10 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 10 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
5 9 (12.86%) Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Documentum Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Analytics Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Data Analytics Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Data Manager
7 5 (7.14%) JIRA Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Tester
8 3 (4.29%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (4.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Pega Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) REST
2 10 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (12.86%) .NET
3 9 (12.86%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (12.86%) HTML
3 9 (12.86%) Web Services
3 9 (12.86%) XML
4 8 (11.43%) JSP
4 8 (11.43%) SOAP
4 8 (11.43%) XSD
5 7 (10.00%) WDK
6 3 (4.29%) SAML
7 2 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (65.71%) Scrum
3 37 (52.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 30 (42.86%) DevOps
5 23 (32.86%) BDD
5 23 (32.86%) Kanban
6 22 (31.43%) Project Management
6 22 (31.43%) TDD
7 18 (25.71%) Agile Project Management
7 18 (25.71%) Analytics
7 18 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (21.43%) Coaching
9 15 (21.43%) Data Analytics
9 15 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
9 15 (21.43%) Microservices
9 15 (21.43%) SOA
9 15 (21.43%) Test Automation
10 12 (17.14%) Collaborative Working
10 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) Java
2 9 (12.86%) Java 8
2 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.43%) SQL
4 2 (2.86%) C#
4 2 (2.86%) C++
4 2 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 25 (35.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (34.29%) Puppet
2 10 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
3 9 (12.86%) Opsview
4 7 (10.00%) Kubernetes
5 6 (8.57%) Ansible
5 6 (8.57%) Terraform
6 3 (4.29%) HAProxy
6 3 (4.29%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.43%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) Pega
2 9 (12.86%) PagerDuty
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.43%) HP