Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 148 193
Rank change year-on-year +13 +45 -28
Contract jobs citing Atlassian 78 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.50% 0.68% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 3.31% 1.54% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 5
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £470 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.91% -3.09% +29.33%
England median daily rate £500 £500 £499
% change year-on-year - +0.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.05% +8.75% -3.03%

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 2,358 2,138 2,690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.48% 44.13% 46.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,337 1,295 1,463
West Midlands median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £216 £208 £225
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 90 87
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.95 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +16.91% -8.23%
10th Percentile £10.84 £11.00 £10.60
90th Percentile £28.25 £48.75 £26.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -10 71 £436 -7.18% 7
Birmingham - 3 £500 - 5
Coventry -7 1 £400 -23.81%
Solihull - 1 £450 - 3
Staffordshire - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 77 (98.72%) JIRA
2 64 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (80.77%) Confluence
4 59 (75.64%) Scrum
5 46 (58.97%) Jenkins
6 44 (56.41%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (50.00%) Test Automation
8 37 (47.44%) Java
9 36 (46.15%) Kanban
10 34 (43.59%) Selenium
11 29 (37.18%) DevOps
11 29 (37.18%) Mentoring
12 28 (35.90%) Continuous Delivery
12 28 (35.90%) Cucumber
13 27 (34.62%) Maven
14 25 (32.05%) Documentum
14 25 (32.05%) BDD
14 25 (32.05%) Pega
15 23 (29.49%) Bitbucket
15 23 (29.49%) Coaching
16 22 (28.21%) Microservices
16 22 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
16 22 (28.21%) OO
16 22 (28.21%) HTML
16 22 (28.21%) Web Services
16 22 (28.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 20 (25.64%) SOA
17 20 (25.64%) Puppet
18 19 (24.36%) Domain-Driven Design
18 19 (24.36%) WebDriver

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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 63 (80.77%) Confluence
2 25 (32.05%) Documentum
3 8 (10.26%) Apache
4 5 (6.41%) nginx
4 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.13%) CMS
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.28%) Captiva
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.26%) SaaS
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.56%) Office 365
4 2 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (5.13%) DNS
2 4 (5.13%) SSL
3 3 (3.85%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (8.97%) MySQL
3 7 (8.97%) SQLite
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.41%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 77 (98.72%) JIRA
2 46 (58.97%) Jenkins
3 34 (43.59%) Selenium
4 28 (35.90%) Cucumber
5 27 (34.62%) Maven
6 23 (29.49%) Bitbucket
7 22 (28.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (24.36%) WebDriver
9 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
10 13 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (14.10%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (11.54%) Xcode
13 7 (8.97%) Eclipse
13 7 (8.97%) GitLab
13 7 (8.97%) SoapUI
13 7 (8.97%) Subversion
14 6 (7.69%) Vagrant
15 5 (6.41%) ClearCase
15 5 (6.41%) FishEye
15 5 (6.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Marketing
2 2 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Tester
2 16 (20.51%) Developer
3 15 (19.23%) Automation Tester
3 15 (19.23%) Consultant
3 15 (19.23%) Java Automation Tester
3 15 (19.23%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 15 (19.23%) Selenium Tester
4 9 (11.54%) JIRA Consultant
5 8 (10.26%) Applications Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Mobile Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Senior Automation Tester
5 8 (10.26%) Senior Tester
6 7 (8.97%) Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Documentum Developer
9 4 (5.13%) QA Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) HTML
1 22 (28.21%) Web Services
2 19 (24.36%) .NET
3 18 (23.08%) REST
4 13 (16.67%) XML
5 9 (11.54%) CSS
5 9 (11.54%) CSS3
5 9 (11.54%) HTML5
5 9 (11.54%) iOS SDK
5 9 (11.54%) J2EE
5 9 (11.54%) jQuery
5 9 (11.54%) JSON
5 9 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (11.54%) Zurb Foundation
6 7 (8.97%) Android SDK
6 7 (8.97%) J2ME
6 7 (8.97%) RESTful
7 6 (7.69%) Gherkin
8 5 (6.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.10%) Mobile App
2 11 (14.10%) Public Cloud
3 8 (10.26%) iPhone
3 8 (10.26%) User Experience
4 4 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Android
1 9 (11.54%) Apple iOS
1 9 (11.54%) Linux
2 7 (8.97%) Windows
2 7 (8.97%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.41%) Unix
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (75.64%) Scrum
3 44 (56.41%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 36 (46.15%) Kanban
6 29 (37.18%) DevOps
6 29 (37.18%) Mentoring
7 28 (35.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 25 (32.05%) BDD
9 23 (29.49%) Coaching
10 22 (28.21%) Microservices
10 22 (28.21%) OO
11 20 (25.64%) SOA
12 19 (24.36%) Domain-Driven Design
13 18 (23.08%) Collaborative Working
14 15 (19.23%) Line Management
15 14 (17.95%) Functional Testing
16 13 (16.67%) Functional Programming
17 12 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
17 12 (15.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (47.44%) Java
2 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 13 (16.67%) Java 8
4 11 (14.10%) C#
5 9 (11.54%) Apple Swift
5 9 (11.54%) Objective-C
5 9 (11.54%) SQL
6 6 (7.69%) Groovy
6 6 (7.69%) Scala
7 4 (5.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.56%) ISEB
2 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Docker
2 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (25.64%) Puppet
2 11 (14.10%) Ansible
3 9 (11.54%) HockeyApp
3 9 (11.54%) HP ALM
3 9 (11.54%) Terraform
4 8 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (8.97%) Rundeck
6 5 (6.41%) Nagios
7 4 (5.13%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (5.13%) Kubernetes
8 3 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) Pega
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.82%) Oracle
4 9 (11.54%) Apple
4 9 (11.54%) HP
4 9 (11.54%) Twitter
4 9 (11.54%) Xamarin
5 5 (6.41%) IBM
5 5 (6.41%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) EMC
6 1 (1.28%) OpenText
6 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow