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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 102 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.20% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.78% 1.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
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 - - -
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
256 248 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.49% 16.45% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 160 106
Median daily rate £400 £388 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 12
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.26% +1.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

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 June 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 17 (100.00%) JIRA
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Java
4 9 (52.94%) CSS
4 9 (52.94%) HTML
4 9 (52.94%) Project Management
4 9 (52.94%) Scrum
5 8 (47.06%) Web Services
6 7 (41.18%) Unix
7 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
8 5 (29.41%) OO
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
8 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
8 5 (29.41%) B2C
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) JSP
8 5 (29.41%) XML
8 5 (29.41%) XSD
8 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
8 5 (29.41%) MySQL
8 5 (29.41%) JUnit
8 5 (29.41%) MVC
8 5 (29.41%) Subversion
8 5 (29.41%) Spring
8 5 (29.41%) Spring MVC
8 5 (29.41%) Ajax
8 5 (29.41%) jQuery
8 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing

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 (35.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
1 5 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (5.88%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) JUnit
2 5 (29.41%) Subversion
3 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (23.53%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Hybris Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Lead Developer
2 5 (29.41%) PMO Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Project Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Project Office Support
2 5 (29.41%) Project Support Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Support Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Leader
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) UX Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) CSS
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) Ajax
3 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) JSP
3 5 (29.41%) Spring
3 5 (29.41%) Spring MVC
3 5 (29.41%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) XSD
4 4 (23.53%) CSS3
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) Java EE
5 1 (5.88%) ELK Stack
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE
5 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (23.53%) iPad
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Project Management
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) B2C
3 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
3 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) OO
3 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 5 (29.41%) SDLC
3 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Data Validation
4 4 (23.53%) Kanban
4 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) SEO
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Validation
4 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Graylog
2 2 (11.76%) Nagios
2 2 (11.76%) yum
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) hybris
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.88%) New Relic
3 1 (5.88%) SaltStack
3 1 (5.88%) SAP