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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 104 98 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs citing Confluence 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.062% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.85% 0.39% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -
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
271 257 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.72% 15.83% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 170 95
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Median hourly rate £20.73 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.10% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £21.20 £24.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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 25 July 2016.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (100.00%) JIRA
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 7 (58.33%) HTML
5 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (41.67%) TDD
6 5 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (41.67%) Java EE
6 5 (41.67%) OO
6 5 (41.67%) OOD
6 5 (41.67%) Unix
6 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (33.33%) User Experience
7 4 (33.33%) HTML5
7 4 (33.33%) CSS3
7 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
7 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Atlassian
7 4 (33.33%) Local Government
7 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (33.33%) JUnit
7 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 4 (33.33%) Spring
8 3 (25.00%) Subversion
8 3 (25.00%) Ajax

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 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) AMQP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
2 1 (8.33%) OrientDB
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) JUnit
3 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
4 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
5 1 (8.33%) JMeter
5 1 (8.33%) jMock
5 1 (8.33%) Mockito
General
1 4 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Hybris Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 3 (25.00%) UX Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) Java EE
4 4 (33.33%) CSS3
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 3 (25.00%) Ajax
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) JSP
5 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) XSD
6 1 (8.33%) EJB
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) JDBC
6 1 (8.33%) JSF
6 1 (8.33%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Games
4 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) OOD
4 5 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
6 3 (25.00%) B2C
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Data Validation
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Kanban
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) SEO
6 3 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Graylog
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) yum
2 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 3 (25.00%) hybris
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat