Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Confluence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Confluence over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Confluence
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 38 59
Rank change year-on-year -2 +21 -10
Contract jobs citing Confluence 17 28 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.15% 4.21% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.00% 26.42% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £342 £330 £425
90th Percentile £488 £575 £475
East of England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year +6.33% - -

Confluence is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 100 106 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.55% 15.94% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 73 62
Bedfordshire median daily rate £436 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.06% +16.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £293 £288 £200
90th Percentile £591 £615 £486
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £15.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +13.51% +124.24% -31.25%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Bedfordshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Confluence in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Bedfordshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Bedfordshire

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -6 9 £450 -
Dunstable - 6 £389 -
Confluence
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 12 (70.59%) JIRA
2 9 (52.94%) Workflow
3 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
4 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
4 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
4 7 (41.18%) Python
4 7 (41.18%) Ansible
4 7 (41.18%) Terraform
5 6 (35.29%) DevOps
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
6 5 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) Service Management
6 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
6 5 (29.41%) ITSM
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
6 5 (29.41%) Artifactory
6 5 (29.41%) Ruby
6 5 (29.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
6 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
7 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
7 4 (23.53%) Use Case
7 4 (23.53%) User Stories
7 4 (23.53%) Data Transformation
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Systems Analysis

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (5.88%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) JIRA
2 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 5 (29.41%) Artifactory
3 5 (29.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
4 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.88%) Ant
5 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) HR Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) HR Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
1 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Workflow
2 6 (35.29%) DevOps
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
3 5 (29.41%) ITSM
3 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) Business Process Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) CRM
4 4 (23.53%) Data Transformation
4 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 4 (23.53%) Low Latency
4 4 (23.53%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Thought Leadership
4 4 (23.53%) Use Case
4 4 (23.53%) User Stories
5 3 (17.65%) Functional Programming
6 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
1 7 (41.18%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 5 (29.41%) Ruby
3 3 (17.65%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Groovy
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) GDPR
1 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Ansible
1 7 (41.18%) Terraform
2 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) webMethods