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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 142 154 128
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Contract jobs citing Confluence 14 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.46% 1.68% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
Median daily rate £375 £425 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +60.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £401 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £471 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
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
569 653 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.05% 14.56% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 408 267
Median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £512 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.84 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £11.12 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £27.50 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 September 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 September 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
Cheshire +14 7 £388 -4.61%
Manchester +2 4 £375 - 3
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 21 (95.45%) JIRA
2 12 (54.55%) Java
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) Atlassian
5 9 (40.91%) Scrum
6 8 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 7 (31.82%) MySQL
7 7 (31.82%) Linux
8 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 6 (27.27%) Puppet
9 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
9 5 (22.73%) REST
9 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
9 5 (22.73%) TDD
9 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) Oracle
10 4 (18.18%) Web Services
10 4 (18.18%) Windows
10 4 (18.18%) Ruby
10 4 (18.18%) DevOps
10 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
10 4 (18.18%) Node.js
10 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (18.18%) Scala
10 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
10 4 (18.18%) Open Source
10 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
10 4 (18.18%) BDD

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 (13.64%) Apache Spark
1 3 (13.64%) SAS
1 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Slack
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (13.64%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (13.64%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (13.64%) GitHub
2 3 (13.64%) Route 53
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
1 3 (13.64%) OpenVPN
2 1 (4.55%) AMQP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (31.82%) MySQL
3 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
4 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
5 3 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (13.64%) Apache Hive
5 3 (13.64%) DataStax
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (13.64%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
6 1 (4.55%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 21 (95.45%) JIRA
2 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
4 4 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 3 (13.64%) GitLab
6 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
7 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
7 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
7 1 (4.55%) JMeter
7 1 (4.55%) jMock
7 1 (4.55%) JUnit
7 1 (4.55%) Mockito
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Lead Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Digital Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) AWS Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum Master
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) REST
2 4 (18.18%) Node.js
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) RESTful
3 3 (13.64%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) EJB
4 1 (4.55%) J2EE
4 1 (4.55%) Java EE
4 1 (4.55%) JDBC
4 1 (4.55%) JSF
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Games
3 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Unix
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) BDD
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
5 4 (18.18%) Microservices
5 4 (18.18%) Open Source
6 3 (13.64%) Competitor Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.64%) MapReduce
6 3 (13.64%) SFIA
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Ticket Management
6 3 (13.64%) User Stories
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.55%) Coaching
8 1 (4.55%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Ruby
4 4 (18.18%) Scala
5 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.64%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
2 3 (13.64%) Graylog
2 3 (13.64%) Nagios
2 3 (13.64%) Nessus
2 3 (13.64%) Oozie
2 3 (13.64%) Rundeck
2 3 (13.64%) yum
3 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Atlassian
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) AppDynamics
3 3 (13.64%) Endeca
3 3 (13.64%) Hortonworks
3 3 (13.64%) Qualys
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Rally
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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