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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
North West / Manchester
Rank 85 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Confluence 5 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.96% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.21% 6.27% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Median daily rate £425 £188 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+126.66% -62.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £175.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +288.88%

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
226 271 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.85% 15.29% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 139 144
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +119.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Scrum
4 8 (57.14%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 5 (35.71%) HTML
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 5 (35.71%) CSS
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (28.57%) Slack
8 4 (28.57%) User Stories
8 4 (28.57%) Node.js
8 4 (28.57%) REST
8 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
8 4 (28.57%) Open Source
8 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
8 4 (28.57%) BDD
8 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
8 4 (28.57%) XML
8 4 (28.57%) MySQL
8 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
8 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (28.57%) TDD
8 4 (28.57%) Atlassian
8 4 (28.57%) Kanban

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 3 (21.43%) nginx
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Slack
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon S3
2 3 (21.43%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (21.43%) CloudFront
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (21.43%) Redis
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (21.43%) Jasmine
5 3 (21.43%) JUnit
5 3 (21.43%) Vagrant
6 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Digital Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SOA Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) Node.js
2 4 (28.57%) REST
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) WSDL
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 4 (28.57%) Kanban
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) User Stories
5 3 (21.43%) Competitor Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) BPEL
7 1 (7.14%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 1 (7.14%) SOA
7 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) XPath
5 1 (7.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Ansible
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (21.43%) Packer
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Atlassian
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) New Relic
2 3 (21.43%) SaltStack
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) VMware