Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 22 January 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 116 139
Rank change year-on-year +8 +23 +38
Contract jobs citing Confluence 64 62 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.55% 1.53% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.16% 9.67% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 17
Berkshire median daily rate £538 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +11.11% +56.52%
10th Percentile £416 £400 £420
90th Percentile £600 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £458 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -3.68% +5.56% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £36.50 -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £36.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +36.99% -18.89% -74.29%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 630 641 646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.22% 15.77% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 340 327
Berkshire median daily rate £445 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £301 £295 £255
90th Percentile £590 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 35 30
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -29.41% -29.17%
South East median hourly rate £20.13 £19.34 £21.16
% change year-on-year +4.06% -8.58% -5.98%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Berkshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Berkshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Berkshire

Confluence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Confluence in Berkshire

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Bracknell +4 34 £550 +10.00% 4
Newbury +7 11 £650 +26.83% 5
Reading -20 4 £463 +15.63% 2
Slough - 3 £250 - 1
Maidenhead -7 1 - -
Confluence
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 64 (100.00%) JIRA
2 52 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (68.75%) DevOps
4 41 (64.06%) Jenkins
5 36 (56.25%) Git (software)
6 35 (54.69%) Scrum
6 35 (54.69%) REST
7 32 (50.00%) Web Services
7 32 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
8 29 (45.31%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (43.75%) Kanban
9 28 (43.75%) Unit Testing
9 28 (43.75%) User Stories
10 27 (42.19%) JavaScript
11 25 (39.06%) Mercurial
11 25 (39.06%) TDD
11 25 (39.06%) Pair Programming
11 25 (39.06%) BDD
11 25 (39.06%) AngularJS
12 24 (37.50%) Microservices
13 22 (34.38%) Java
14 21 (32.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 21 (32.81%) AWS Lambda
14 21 (32.81%) Serverless
15 20 (31.25%) QA
16 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
16 18 (28.13%) E-Commerce
16 18 (28.13%) Java 8
17 17 (26.56%) React
17 17 (26.56%) JUnit

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 13 (20.31%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (15.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 10 (15.63%) Apache Solr
3 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.69%) CMS
4 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.56%) JBoss
5 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (32.81%) AWS Lambda
2 21 (32.81%) Serverless
3 11 (17.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (15.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (15.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 10 (15.63%) Amazon Kinesis
4 10 (15.63%) Amazon S3
4 10 (15.63%) Amazon SQS
4 10 (15.63%) CloudFront
5 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (6.25%) Apigee
6 4 (6.25%) GitHub
7 1 (1.56%) npm
7 1 (1.56%) Office 365
7 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.69%) DB2
4 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.56%) Cloud Spanner
5 1 (1.56%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (1.56%) NewSQL
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 64 (100.00%) JIRA
2 41 (64.06%) Jenkins
3 36 (56.25%) Git (software)
4 25 (39.06%) Mercurial
5 17 (26.56%) JUnit
6 16 (25.00%) Maven
7 14 (21.88%) Eclipse
7 14 (21.88%) SonarQube
8 13 (20.31%) Gradle
8 13 (20.31%) IntelliJ
9 10 (15.63%) Checkstyle
10 7 (10.94%) Bitbucket
10 7 (10.94%) Subversion
11 4 (6.25%) GitLab
11 4 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (4.69%) Selenium
13 2 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
13 2 (3.13%) Mockito
13 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (12.50%) Retail
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Finance
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Architect
2 11 (17.19%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.63%) .NET Architect
4 8 (12.50%) React Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Technical Architect
6 6 (9.38%) .NET Technical Architect
6 6 (9.38%) Backend Developer
6 6 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Administrator
7 5 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) JIRA Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) .NET Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior React Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (54.69%) REST
2 32 (50.00%) Web Services
3 25 (39.06%) AngularJS
4 17 (26.56%) React
5 16 (25.00%) Node.js
5 16 (25.00%) Spring
6 14 (21.88%) Spring MVC
6 14 (21.88%) Struts
7 13 (20.31%) HTML
7 13 (20.31%) JSF
8 12 (18.75%) CSS
8 12 (18.75%) CSS3
8 12 (18.75%) HTML5
8 12 (18.75%) LESS
8 12 (18.75%) Sass
9 10 (15.63%) .NET
9 10 (15.63%) .NET Core
10 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
10 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (7.81%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) User Experience
2 10 (15.63%) iPad
3 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.56%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) CentOS
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (68.75%) DevOps
3 35 (54.69%) Scrum
4 29 (45.31%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (43.75%) Kanban
5 28 (43.75%) Unit Testing
5 28 (43.75%) User Stories
6 25 (39.06%) BDD
6 25 (39.06%) Pair Programming
6 25 (39.06%) TDD
7 24 (37.50%) Microservices
8 18 (28.13%) E-Commerce
8 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
9 16 (25.00%) Release Management
10 15 (23.44%) SOA
10 15 (23.44%) Test Scripting
11 14 (21.88%) Functional Testing
11 14 (21.88%) MVC
12 13 (20.31%) Content Management
13 12 (18.75%) OO
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) JavaScript
2 22 (34.38%) Java
3 18 (28.13%) Java 8
4 7 (10.94%) C#
5 3 (4.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.25%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) PSD2
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) Kubernetes
2 9 (14.06%) Ansible
3 3 (4.69%) Kibana
3 3 (4.69%) logstash
4 2 (3.13%) HP ALM
4 2 (3.13%) HP Fortify
4 2 (3.13%) Terraform
5 1 (1.56%) Consul
5 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.56%) Pingdom
5 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Atlassian
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Adobe
3 4 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) webMethods
5 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.56%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.56%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) PagerDuty
5 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.56%) Splunk