Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 46 49
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 -11
Contract jobs citing Confluence 6 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.52% 2.73% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.91% 17.53% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - -
10th Percentile £425 £425 £255
90th Percentile £600 £488 £475
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 £495
% change year-on-year - -4.04% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 55 97 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.92% 15.59% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 69 65
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -12.68%
10th Percentile £314 £258 £226
90th Percentile £615 £583 £541
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £14.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.96
% change year-on-year - +0.21% -12.83%

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
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 25 April 2019. 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 0 6 £463 +2.78%
Confluence
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) RIA
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) CMDB
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (50.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 3 (50.00%) Docker
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Functional Programming
3 3 (50.00%) MSBuild
3 3 (50.00%) Artifactory
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (50.00%) Terraform
3 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Ant
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Ant
2 3 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) RIA
2 3 (50.00%) CMDB
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Transformation
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) Functional Programming
1 3 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft