The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
England / South West
Rank 106 126 139
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +13
Contract jobs citing Confluence 32 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 0.37% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.57% 2.35% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 8
Median daily rate £425 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £291 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £431
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.60%
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 South West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
487 468 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.02% 15.93% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 319 320
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 17
Median hourly rate £43.00 £17.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+152.94% -25.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £10.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Confluence
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Confluence across the South West region.

Confluence Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bristol +13 12 £450 +14.28%
Wiltshire - 11 £413 - 1
Gloucestershire +4 7 £413 +3.12% 1
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 South West region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 62 (100.00%) JIRA
2 58 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (53.23%) Git (software)
4 27 (43.55%) Java
5 24 (38.71%) Scrum
5 24 (38.71%) DevOps
6 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
6 21 (33.87%) Oracle
6 21 (33.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 20 (32.26%) Jenkins
7 20 (32.26%) Docker
8 19 (30.65%) Microservices
8 19 (30.65%) SQL
8 19 (30.65%) XML
9 18 (29.03%) Linux
9 18 (29.03%) HTML
9 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
10 17 (27.42%) Bitbucket
10 17 (27.42%) Artifactory
10 17 (27.42%) Ansible
11 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (24.19%) CSS
12 15 (24.19%) Python
13 13 (20.97%) Unit Testing
14 12 (19.35%) TeamCity
14 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (19.35%) Open Source
14 12 (19.35%) HTML5
14 12 (19.35%) DHTML
14 12 (19.35%) PL/SQL

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 10 (16.13%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (11.29%) Apache
3 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.84%) Apache Qpid
4 3 (4.84%) Mule
4 3 (4.84%) Mule ESB
5 2 (3.23%) Anypoint
5 2 (3.23%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.23%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.23%) GlassFish
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.68%) Slack
4 5 (8.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (6.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (6.45%) Amazon S3
5 4 (6.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (6.45%) GitHub
5 4 (6.45%) Route 53
5 4 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) VPN
2 4 (6.45%) HTTP
2 4 (6.45%) SSL
2 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.84%) AMQP
3 3 (4.84%) VoIP
3 3 (4.84%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.23%) DMZ
4 2 (3.23%) NAS
4 2 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) MySQL
2 8 (12.90%) MongoDB
3 7 (11.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (6.45%) Big Data
5 4 (6.45%) OrientDB
6 3 (4.84%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.23%) DB2
7 2 (3.23%) dBASE
7 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.23%) Neo4j
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 62 (100.00%) JIRA
2 33 (53.23%) Git (software)
3 21 (33.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 20 (32.26%) Jenkins
5 17 (27.42%) Artifactory
5 17 (27.42%) Bitbucket
6 12 (19.35%) TeamCity
7 10 (16.13%) Ant
8 8 (12.90%) Maven
8 8 (12.90%) SonarQube
9 5 (8.06%) Eclipse
9 5 (8.06%) JUnit
9 5 (8.06%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (6.45%) Vagrant
11 3 (4.84%) CMake
11 3 (4.84%) GoogleTest
11 3 (4.84%) Gradle
11 3 (4.84%) Selenium
12 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
13 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (16.13%) Banking
2 8 (12.90%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Electronics
3 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.45%) Marketing
3 4 (6.45%) Retail
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Java Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Business Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (11.29%) WebOps Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (6.45%) Security Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Big Data Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.65%) XML
2 18 (29.03%) HTML
3 15 (24.19%) CSS
4 12 (19.35%) DHTML
4 12 (19.35%) HTML5
5 11 (17.74%) Elastic Stack
6 10 (16.13%) Spring
7 9 (14.52%) CSS3
8 7 (11.29%) REST
8 7 (11.29%) WebCenter
9 6 (9.68%) EJB
10 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
10 5 (8.06%) JSON
10 5 (8.06%) SOAP
11 4 (6.45%) J2EE
11 4 (6.45%) React
11 4 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (6.45%) Web Services
12 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
12 3 (4.84%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) User Experience
2 5 (8.06%) Wiki
3 4 (6.45%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.23%) CESG
5 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Linux
2 10 (16.13%) Windows
3 8 (12.90%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.29%) Amazon Linux
5 6 (9.68%) CentOS
5 6 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.45%) CoreOS
7 2 (3.23%) Android
7 2 (3.23%) Debian
7 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.23%) Unix
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) DevOps
2 24 (38.71%) Scrum
3 19 (30.65%) Microservices
4 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (20.97%) Unit Testing
6 12 (19.35%) Open Source
7 9 (14.52%) Front End Development
7 9 (14.52%) User Stories
8 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
8 8 (12.90%) OO
9 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
9 7 (11.29%) Database Tuning
9 7 (11.29%) Performance Testing
9 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
9 7 (11.29%) Web Development
9 7 (11.29%) Web Operations
10 6 (9.68%) Automated Testing
10 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.68%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) Java
2 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
3 19 (30.65%) SQL
4 15 (24.19%) Python
5 12 (19.35%) PL/SQL
6 11 (17.74%) Ruby
7 9 (14.52%) Bash Shell
8 6 (9.68%) C
9 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
10 4 (6.45%) Perl
11 3 (4.84%) Scala
12 2 (3.23%) Groovy
12 2 (3.23%) PHP
12 2 (3.23%) XPath
13 1 (1.61%) C++
13 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (9.68%) DV Cleared
5 5 (8.06%) ISEB
6 4 (6.45%) CISA
6 4 (6.45%) CISSP
6 4 (6.45%) IIBA
7 2 (3.23%) CCNA
7 2 (3.23%) CCNP
7 2 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.61%) Degree
8 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (32.26%) Docker
2 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.45%) LXC
4 4 (6.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (27.42%) Ansible
2 9 (14.52%) Kibana
2 9 (14.52%) Terraform
3 7 (11.29%) Icinga
3 7 (11.29%) logstash
4 5 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (8.06%) Packer
4 5 (8.06%) Puppet
5 4 (6.45%) Nagios
5 4 (6.45%) OSSEC
6 3 (4.84%) PowerCLI
7 2 (3.23%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) Oracle
2 11 (17.74%) Atlassian
3 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.68%) Google
5 5 (8.06%) VMware
6 4 (6.45%) New Relic
6 4 (6.45%) SAP
7 3 (4.84%) Black Duck
8 2 (3.23%) IBM
8 2 (3.23%) IFS
9 1 (1.61%) Apple
9 1 (1.61%) Zend
Swindon, Wiltshire
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