The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 104 98 83
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing Confluence 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.11% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.59% 0.67% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
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 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +41.17%
Confluence
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
252 299 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.05% 15.87% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 185 113
Median daily rate £400 £418 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +28.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £29.32 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.43% +20.83%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Graylog
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Ticket Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Nagios
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) yum
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Competitor Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Java EE
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Wiki

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) AMQP
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) Neo4j
1 1 (16.67%) OrientDB
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter
4 1 (16.67%) jMock
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Mockito
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) EJB
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
1 1 (16.67%) JDBC
1 1 (16.67%) JSF
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Games
2 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Ticket Management
3 1 (16.67%) Competitor Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Graylog
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) yum
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat