The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 44 67 76
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +9
Contract jobs citing Confluence 19 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.51% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.87% 0.69% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 1
Median daily rate £311 £355 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.46% -16.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Confluence
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
137 144 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.12% 19.33% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 62 119
Median daily rate £325 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Median hourly rate £12.75 £32.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.76% +91.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.78 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £35.25 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +21.12%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Rickmansworth - 5 £304 -
Hitchin - 4 £330 -
Watford - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £325 -
Confluence
East of England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 35 (97.22%) JIRA
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (50.00%) Oracle
4 17 (47.22%) Atlassian
4 17 (47.22%) Jenkins
5 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
6 15 (41.67%) Retail
7 14 (38.89%) Java
7 14 (38.89%) Oracle Database
8 12 (33.33%) Spring
8 12 (33.33%) Maven
8 12 (33.33%) SDLC
9 11 (30.56%) JMeter
9 11 (30.56%) Non-Functional Testing
10 10 (27.78%) QA
10 10 (27.78%) SQL
10 10 (27.78%) DevOps
11 9 (25.00%) Zephyr
11 9 (25.00%) Linux
11 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (25.00%) V-Model
11 9 (25.00%) Bitbucket
11 9 (25.00%) Open Source
12 8 (22.22%) Kanban
12 8 (22.22%) Scrum
13 7 (19.44%) Finance
13 7 (19.44%) NUnit
13 7 (19.44%) JUnit
13 7 (19.44%) Tomcat
13 7 (19.44%) RESTful

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (19.44%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.78%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) Oracle Database
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (97.22%) JIRA
2 17 (47.22%) Jenkins
3 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 12 (33.33%) Maven
5 11 (30.56%) JMeter
6 9 (25.00%) Bitbucket
6 9 (25.00%) Zephyr
7 7 (19.44%) Cucumber
7 7 (19.44%) JBehave
7 7 (19.44%) JUnit
7 7 (19.44%) NUnit
7 7 (19.44%) Selenium
7 7 (19.44%) SoapUI
7 7 (19.44%) WebDriver
8 6 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (16.67%) FitNesse
8 6 (16.67%) TeamCity
9 5 (13.89%) Gradle
9 5 (13.89%) Robot Framework
9 5 (13.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (41.67%) Retail
2 7 (19.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Automation Tester
1 6 (16.67%) Tester
2 5 (13.89%) Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
2 5 (13.89%) QA Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Applications Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Performance Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Performance Test Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Functional QA Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) Spring
2 7 (19.44%) Gherkin
2 7 (19.44%) RESTful
3 5 (13.89%) Spring Boot
4 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 4 (11.11%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Virtual Team
2 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.78%) EPoS
3 1 (2.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Solaris
2 4 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) SDLC
3 11 (30.56%) Non-Functional Testing
4 10 (27.78%) DevOps
5 9 (25.00%) Open Source
5 9 (25.00%) V-Model
6 8 (22.22%) Kanban
6 8 (22.22%) Scrum
7 7 (19.44%) ATDD
7 7 (19.44%) Automation Testing
7 7 (19.44%) BDD
7 7 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (19.44%) Functional Testing
8 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Microservices
9 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.89%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
10 4 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) QA
2 4 (11.11%) SLA
3 2 (5.56%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Oracle
2 17 (47.22%) Atlassian
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) JDA
4 3 (8.33%) Sonatype
5 2 (5.56%) MobileIron
5 2 (5.56%) VocaLink