The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 40 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Confluence 7 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.35% 2.51% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.09% 11.39% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 0
Median daily rate £450 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Confluence
Oxfordshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
77 79 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.84% 22.07% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 63 14
Median daily rate £475 £406 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £285 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +73.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.65% +24.69%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Maven
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) JUnit
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (87.50%) Kanban
2 7 (87.50%) Talend
3 6 (75.00%) Data Validation
3 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (75.00%) Test Planning
3 6 (75.00%) API Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Product Management
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (75.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (75.00%) Process Improvement
3 6 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (75.00%) Change Management
3 6 (75.00%) SOAP
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (75.00%) Time Management
3 6 (75.00%) Computer Science

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) JUnit
2 7 (87.50%) Maven
2 7 (87.50%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (75.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) SOAP
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Kanban
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) API Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Change Management
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Data Validation
2 6 (75.00%) Process Improvement
2 6 (75.00%) Product Management
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 6 (75.00%) Time Management
2 6 (75.00%) Validation
3 5 (62.50%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (62.50%) IT Audit
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Talend
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle