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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 89 98 94
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Confluence 11 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 0.26% 0.068%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.91% 1.55% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Median daily rate £438 £175 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -63.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -5.55%
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
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
224 322 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.62% 16.54% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 163 131
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 18
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.70%

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 4 December 2016.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 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
Stockport - 3 £425 -
Confluence
North West

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 15 (100.00%) JIRA
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Java
4 9 (60.00%) Scrum
5 8 (53.33%) SQL
5 8 (53.33%) Linux
5 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
5 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (33.33%) TDD
7 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (33.33%) XML
7 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
7 5 (33.33%) REST
7 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (26.67%) Node.js
8 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
8 4 (26.67%) BDD
8 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
8 4 (26.67%) Open Source
8 4 (26.67%) Slack
8 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 4 (26.67%) User Stories
8 4 (26.67%) DevOps
8 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
8 4 (26.67%) MySQL
8 4 (26.67%) JavaScript

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 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) nginx
3 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Slack
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (20.00%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) AMQP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (20.00%) Redis
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.67%) Neo4j
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (6.67%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) JIRA
2 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (26.67%) JUnit
4 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (20.00%) Vagrant
5 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
6 1 (6.67%) JMeter
6 1 (6.67%) jMock
6 1 (6.67%) Mockito
6 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Digital Developer
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SOA Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) REST
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) Node.js
3 3 (20.00%) ELK Stack
3 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (13.33%) SOAP
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) EJB
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE
5 1 (6.67%) Java EE
5 1 (6.67%) JDBC
5 1 (6.67%) JSF
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
5 1 (6.67%) WSDL
5 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Games
2 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) Competitor Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 4 (26.67%) Kanban
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) BPEL
7 1 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) OOD
7 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) XPath
5 1 (6.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (20.00%) Packer
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) Atlassian
3 3 (20.00%) New Relic
3 3 (20.00%) SaltStack
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy