The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 94 117 130
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +13
Contract jobs citing Confluence 30 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.32% 0.65% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.38% 4.34% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 6
Median daily rate £400 £470 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £413 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £444 £438
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
Confluence
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
358 392 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.69% 15.02% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 221 392
Median daily rate £375 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 34
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £42.90 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.29 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+21.65% -9.70%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Confluence as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Confluence across the East of England region.

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Confluence
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Confluence across the East of England region.

Confluence Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 16 £309 - 2
Essex +4 12 £520 +10.63%
Bedfordshire -6 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 - 1
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Confluence 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 East of England region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 47 (100.00%) JIRA
2 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (46.81%) Scrum
4 20 (42.55%) Kanban
5 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
6 17 (36.17%) Java
7 16 (34.04%) BDD
8 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
9 14 (29.79%) Atlassian
10 13 (27.66%) Spring
10 13 (27.66%) DevOps
11 12 (25.53%) User Stories
11 12 (25.53%) Open Source
11 12 (25.53%) JIRA Agile
12 11 (23.40%) Retail
13 10 (21.28%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
14 9 (19.15%) RESTful
14 9 (19.15%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (19.15%) TDD
14 9 (19.15%) JMeter
14 9 (19.15%) Selenium
14 9 (19.15%) Oracle
14 9 (19.15%) SOA
15 8 (17.02%) Tomcat
15 8 (17.02%) JUnit
15 8 (17.02%) Finance
15 8 (17.02%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (17.02%) Maven
15 8 (17.02%) SDLC

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (17.02%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.51%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Project
2 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) OpenCart
1 1 (2.13%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (100.00%) JIRA
2 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
3 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
4 12 (25.53%) JIRA Agile
5 9 (19.15%) JMeter
5 9 (19.15%) Selenium
6 8 (17.02%) Cucumber
6 8 (17.02%) JBehave
6 8 (17.02%) JUnit
6 8 (17.02%) Maven
6 8 (17.02%) SoapUI
6 8 (17.02%) WebDriver
7 7 (14.89%) NUnit
7 7 (14.89%) TeamCity
8 6 (12.77%) FitNesse
9 5 (10.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (10.64%) Robot Framework
10 4 (8.51%) Bitbucket
10 4 (8.51%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (8.51%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (23.40%) Retail
2 8 (17.02%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Business Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Scrum Master
3 6 (12.77%) Automation Tester
3 6 (12.77%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Tester
4 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Release Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Test Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) Spring
2 9 (19.15%) RESTful
3 8 (17.02%) Gherkin
4 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
4 5 (10.64%) Spring Boot
5 4 (8.51%) Dropwizard
6 1 (2.13%) .NET
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.13%) LAMP
6 1 (2.13%) Lucene
6 1 (2.13%) REST
6 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Virtual Team
2 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) PMI
3 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.13%) EPoS
4 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) Scrum
3 20 (42.55%) Kanban
4 16 (34.04%) BDD
5 13 (27.66%) DevOps
6 12 (25.53%) Open Source
6 12 (25.53%) User Stories
7 10 (21.28%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (19.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (19.15%) SOA
8 9 (19.15%) TDD
9 8 (17.02%) ATDD
9 8 (17.02%) Automation Testing
9 8 (17.02%) SDLC
9 8 (17.02%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (14.89%) Functional Testing
11 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (12.77%) Microservices
11 6 (12.77%) Process Management
11 6 (12.77%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) Perl
4 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.26%) PHP
5 2 (4.26%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) Ruby
5 2 (4.26%) Scala
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) C#
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PMP
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.26%) SDET
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
1 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Atlassian
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) WSO2
4 2 (4.26%) Citrix
4 2 (4.26%) SAP
4 2 (4.26%) Sonatype
5 1 (2.13%) hybris
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) Tableau
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