The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 141 150 130
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Contract jobs citing Confluence 13 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.078% 0.066%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.23% 0.58% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 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
+1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -
Confluence
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
582 520 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.95% 13.44% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 312 222
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 32
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £15.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +47.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £47.00 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Confluence as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Confluence across the North West region.

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Manchester +2 5 £375 -25.00% 2
Merseyside - 4 - - 1
Cheshire +1 3 £425 - 1
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 25 (96.15%) JIRA
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (57.69%) Atlassian
3 15 (57.69%) Scrum
4 13 (50.00%) Java
4 13 (50.00%) Web Services
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (26.92%) Linux
6 6 (23.08%) Windows
6 6 (23.08%) HTML
6 6 (23.08%) CSS
6 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 6 (23.08%) RESTful
6 6 (23.08%) Puppet
7 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
7 5 (19.23%) DevOps
7 5 (19.23%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
7 5 (19.23%) TDD
7 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (19.23%) Java EE
7 5 (19.23%) MySQL
7 5 (19.23%) Unix
7 5 (19.23%) OO
7 5 (19.23%) OOD
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle
8 4 (15.38%) Nagios
8 4 (15.38%) Local Government
8 4 (15.38%) Ruby

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (11.54%) Apache Spark
1 3 (11.54%) SAS
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
1 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (11.54%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (11.54%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (11.54%) GitHub
2 3 (11.54%) Route 53
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) IaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) OpenVPN
2 1 (3.85%) AMQP
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Hive
3 3 (11.54%) DataStax
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (11.54%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.85%) OrientDB
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (96.15%) JIRA
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 4 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (11.54%) GitLab
4 3 (11.54%) JUnit
5 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
5 2 (7.69%) Subversion
6 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.85%) JMeter
6 1 (3.85%) jMock
6 1 (3.85%) Mockito
6 1 (3.85%) NuGet
6 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (15.38%) Local Government
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) UX Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) AWS Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) CSS
2 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) RESTful
3 5 (19.23%) Java EE
4 4 (15.38%) CSS3
4 4 (15.38%) HTML5
5 3 (11.54%) Spring
6 2 (7.69%) .NET
6 2 (7.69%) Ajax
6 2 (7.69%) jQuery
6 2 (7.69%) JSP
6 2 (7.69%) Spring MVC
6 2 (7.69%) XML
6 2 (7.69%) XSD
7 1 (3.85%) EJB
7 1 (3.85%) J2EE
7 1 (3.85%) Middleware
7 1 (3.85%) REST
7 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (15.38%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) iPad
3 2 (7.69%) Wiki
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) Unix
4 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Scrum
3 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) DevOps
4 5 (19.23%) OO
4 5 (19.23%) OOD
4 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development
6 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Kanban
6 3 (11.54%) MapReduce
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) Ticket Management
6 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.69%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 4 (15.38%) Ruby
3 4 (15.38%) Scala
4 3 (11.54%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Squid
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Nagios
3 3 (11.54%) Graylog
3 3 (11.54%) Nessus
3 3 (11.54%) Oozie
3 3 (11.54%) Rundeck
3 3 (11.54%) yum
4 1 (3.85%) EdgeSight
4 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.85%) SCCM
4 1 (3.85%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Atlassian
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) AppDynamics
3 3 (11.54%) Endeca
3 3 (11.54%) Hortonworks
3 3 (11.54%) Qualys
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) hybris
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Rally
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat