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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 132 143 142
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Confluence 23 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 0.46% 0.092%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.36% 3.03% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 2
Median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £169 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -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
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
528 628 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.39% 15.16% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 356 278
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £227 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 34
Median hourly rate £14.88 £17.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.97%

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 5 December 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 5 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
Manchester +10 11 £438 +150.00% 3
Cheshire +19 8 £408 -4.11% 1
Merseyside - 1 £500 -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 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 North West region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 32 (96.97%) JIRA
2 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (60.61%) Scrum
3 20 (60.61%) Java
4 14 (42.42%) SQL
5 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
6 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 12 (36.36%) Linux
7 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 11 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (33.33%) TDD
7 11 (33.33%) Open Source
7 11 (33.33%) MongoDB
7 11 (33.33%) REST
7 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 10 (30.30%) NoSQL
8 10 (30.30%) MySQL
8 10 (30.30%) Node.js
8 10 (30.30%) Slack
9 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
9 9 (27.27%) BDD
9 9 (27.27%) Atlassian
10 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
10 7 (21.21%) HTML
10 7 (21.21%) XML
10 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (21.21%) DevOps
10 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 6 (18.18%) User Stories

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 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.09%) nginx
3 2 (6.06%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.03%) Liferay
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Slack
2 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (15.15%) Amazon S3
3 5 (15.15%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (12.12%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (9.09%) CloudFront
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (3.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) AMQP
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 11 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (30.30%) MySQL
2 10 (30.30%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.12%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.09%) Redis
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.03%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.03%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 32 (96.97%) JIRA
2 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
3 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (12.12%) JUnit
6 3 (9.09%) Jasmine
6 3 (9.09%) Vagrant
7 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
8 1 (3.03%) JMeter
8 1 (3.03%) jMock
8 1 (3.03%) Mockito
8 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Business Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Business Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Digital Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Lead Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Digital Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Digital Business Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum Master
7 2 (6.06%) Architect
7 2 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Scrum Master
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) Data Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) REST
2 10 (30.30%) Node.js
3 7 (21.21%) HTML
3 7 (21.21%) XML
4 6 (18.18%) CSS
5 5 (15.15%) Web Services
6 3 (9.09%) ELK Stack
6 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (9.09%) RESTful
7 2 (6.06%) SOAP
8 1 (3.03%) .NET
8 1 (3.03%) EJB
8 1 (3.03%) J2EE
8 1 (3.03%) JDBC
8 1 (3.03%) JSF
8 1 (3.03%) JSON
8 1 (3.03%) Middleware
8 1 (3.03%) Spring
8 1 (3.03%) WSDL
8 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile Games
3 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.09%) CentOS
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) Scrum
3 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 11 (33.33%) Open Source
4 11 (33.33%) TDD
5 9 (27.27%) BDD
6 7 (21.21%) DevOps
7 6 (18.18%) Competitor Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) Kanban
7 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) User Stories
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (15.15%) Microservices
9 3 (9.09%) SDLC
9 3 (9.09%) SFIA
9 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.09%) Web Development
10 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Data Security
10 2 (6.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) Python
5 4 (12.12%) PHP
6 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.06%) Ruby
8 1 (3.03%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Scala
8 1 (3.03%) XPath
8 1 (3.03%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
1 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.03%) CBAP
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) IIBA
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (15.15%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) Ansible
2 3 (9.09%) Packer
3 2 (6.06%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.03%) Salt
4 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Atlassian
2 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.09%) New Relic
3 3 (9.09%) SaltStack
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Black Duck
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy
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