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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
England / North West
Rank 118 120 135
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing Confluence 16 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.78% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.83% 4.75% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 6
Median daily rate £406 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
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 North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
418 610 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.92% 16.39% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 358 289
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £474 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 48 30
Median hourly rate £15.50 £25.92 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.18% +20.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £49.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +5.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +28 7 £381 -10.29%
Manchester -1 5 £425 +126.66% 2
Merseyside -4 1 £400 +6.66% 1
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 North West region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 35 (100.00%) JIRA
2 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (60.00%) Scrum
4 17 (48.57%) Java
5 14 (40.00%) SQL
6 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
6 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
7 12 (34.29%) Open Source
7 12 (34.29%) Linux
8 11 (31.43%) TDD
9 10 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 10 (28.57%) BDD
9 10 (28.57%) MongoDB
9 10 (28.57%) MySQL
9 10 (28.57%) NoSQL
9 10 (28.57%) Node.js
9 10 (28.57%) REST
9 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 10 (28.57%) Slack
10 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
10 9 (25.71%) Atlassian
11 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (22.86%) HTML
11 8 (22.86%) User Stories
12 7 (20.00%) DevOps
12 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (20.00%) CSS
13 6 (17.14%) Kanban
13 6 (17.14%) SQL Server

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 (8.57%) nginx
1 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) Liferay
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Slack
2 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 5 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (11.43%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (8.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (8.57%) CloudFront
6 2 (5.71%) Trello
7 1 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (2.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
1 1 (2.86%) Network Security
1 1 (2.86%) VoIP
1 1 (2.86%) VPN
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 10 (28.57%) MySQL
1 10 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 10 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (8.57%) Redis
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.86%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 35 (100.00%) JIRA
2 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
3 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
5 4 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (8.57%) Jasmine
6 3 (8.57%) JUnit
6 3 (8.57%) Vagrant
7 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Business Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Digital Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Lead Software Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Digital Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum Master
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Data Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Digital Product Owner
8 1 (2.86%) Product Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) UX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Node.js
1 10 (28.57%) REST
2 8 (22.86%) HTML
3 7 (20.00%) CSS
4 6 (17.14%) XML
5 4 (11.43%) Web Services
6 3 (8.57%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (8.57%) RESTful
7 2 (5.71%) .NET
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (5.71%) CSS3
7 2 (5.71%) HTML5
7 2 (5.71%) jQuery
8 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.86%) JSON
8 1 (2.86%) SOAP
8 1 (2.86%) WSDL
8 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) User Experience
3 3 (8.57%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.86%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
4 3 (8.57%) CentOS
5 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) Scrum
3 12 (34.29%) Open Source
4 11 (31.43%) TDD
5 10 (28.57%) BDD
5 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 8 (22.86%) User Stories
7 7 (20.00%) DevOps
8 6 (17.14%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (17.14%) Kanban
9 5 (14.29%) Competitor Analysis
9 5 (14.29%) Microservices
9 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 4 (11.43%) SFIA
10 4 (11.43%) Web Development
11 3 (8.57%) Coaching
11 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
11 3 (8.57%) SDLC
11 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (5.71%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) SQL
3 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) Python
5 4 (11.43%) PHP
6 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.57%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) XPath
7 1 (2.86%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.86%) CBAP
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) IIBA
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (14.29%) Puppet
2 4 (11.43%) Ansible
3 3 (8.57%) Packer
4 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (2.86%) Salt
5 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Atlassian
2 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.57%) New Relic
3 3 (8.57%) SaltStack
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) Black Duck
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Remedy
5 1 (2.86%) VMware