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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 92 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.40% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.99% 2.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £425 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
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
301 244 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.50% 16.07% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 144 105
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 12
Median hourly rate £38.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.30% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £14.95 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £19.00 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 23 (100.00%) JIRA
2 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Scrum
3 12 (52.17%) HTML
3 12 (52.17%) CSS
3 12 (52.17%) Project Management
4 10 (43.48%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) Web Services
5 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) MS Visio
5 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
5 8 (34.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (34.78%) jQuery
5 8 (34.78%) SDLC
6 7 (30.43%) User Experience
6 7 (30.43%) Atlassian
6 7 (30.43%) Unix
6 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
7 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
8 5 (21.74%) MVC
8 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
8 5 (21.74%) Ajax
8 5 (21.74%) Subversion
8 5 (21.74%) Spring
8 5 (21.74%) XML
8 5 (21.74%) XSD
8 5 (21.74%) JSP
8 5 (21.74%) MySQL
8 5 (21.74%) JUnit

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 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
1 8 (34.78%) MS PowerPoint
1 8 (34.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (4.35%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.35%) Redis
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (21.74%) JUnit
2 5 (21.74%) Subversion
3 3 (13.04%) Axure RP
3 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (17.39%) Local Government
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) PMO Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) Project Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) Project Office Support
1 7 (30.43%) Project Support Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) Support Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Hybris Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Lead Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Leader
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (13.04%) UX Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) PMO Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) CSS
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) jQuery
2 8 (34.78%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) Ajax
3 5 (21.74%) JSP
3 5 (21.74%) Spring
3 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
3 5 (21.74%) XML
3 5 (21.74%) XSD
4 4 (17.39%) CSS3
4 4 (17.39%) HTML5
4 4 (17.39%) Java EE
5 1 (4.35%) ELK Stack
5 1 (4.35%) J2EE
5 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (17.39%) iPad
3 3 (13.04%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Project Management
2 12 (52.17%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
3 8 (34.78%) SDLC
4 5 (21.74%) B2C
4 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
4 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
4 5 (21.74%) MVC
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
5 4 (17.39%) Data Validation
5 4 (17.39%) Kanban
5 4 (17.39%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) SEO
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Graylog
2 2 (8.70%) Nagios
2 2 (8.70%) yum
3 1 (4.35%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Atlassian
3 5 (21.74%) hybris
4 1 (4.35%) New Relic
4 1 (4.35%) SaltStack
4 1 (4.35%) SAP