Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 120 124
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +38
Contract jobs citing Confluence 57 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.37% 1.28% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.33% 9.16% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 12
Berkshire median daily rate £481 £433 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.27% -8.95% +5.56%
10th Percentile £372 £383 £276
90th Percentile £581 £575 £561
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £33.75
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £47.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -66.32% +31.94% -

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 552 546 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.25% 13.99% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 308 290
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £258 £237 £268
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £426 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.29% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 34
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +63.27% -2.00%
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £22.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.38% +26.83% -11.25%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Reading +10 20 £538 +26.47% 9
Bracknell -20 8 £500 -8.05% 1
Slough +6 5 £475 -
Newbury - 3 £425 - 1
Maidenhead -1 1 £450 +7.78%
Confluence
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 57 (100.00%) JIRA
2 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (38.60%) SQL
4 21 (36.84%) Atlassian
4 21 (36.84%) Jenkins
5 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (35.09%) Java
5 20 (35.09%) Telecoms
6 18 (31.58%) Scrum
7 16 (28.07%) DevOps
8 15 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (24.56%) Kubernetes
9 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (24.56%) E-Commerce
9 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
10 13 (22.81%) Oracle
10 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (21.05%) PaaS
11 12 (21.05%) Retail
12 11 (19.30%) SaaS
12 11 (19.30%) GitHub
12 11 (19.30%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (19.30%) Oracle Database
13 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
13 10 (17.54%) User Experience
13 10 (17.54%) Time Management
13 10 (17.54%) Bitbucket
13 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Excel
13 10 (17.54%) Data Analysis
14 9 (15.79%) Wealth Management

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 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) Drupal
2 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.75%) Mule
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (14.04%) InVision
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (14.04%) Sketch
3 5 (8.77%) FileZilla
4 4 (7.02%) Notepad++
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (21.05%) PaaS
3 11 (19.30%) GitHub
3 11 (19.30%) SaaS
4 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.75%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.75%) IaaS
6 1 (1.75%) npm
6 1 (1.75%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) PuTTY
1 5 (8.77%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) Oracle Database
2 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
3 9 (15.79%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.26%) DB2
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) Endeca
5 1 (1.75%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 57 (100.00%) JIRA
2 21 (36.84%) Jenkins
3 11 (19.30%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (17.54%) Bitbucket
5 8 (14.04%) Eclipse
6 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
7 5 (8.77%) Maven
8 3 (5.26%) DbUnit
8 3 (5.26%) JUnit
8 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.51%) GitLab
9 2 (3.51%) Mockito
9 2 (3.51%) SonarQube
9 2 (3.51%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.51%) Subversion
10 1 (1.75%) Checkstyle
10 1 (1.75%) git-flow
10 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (35.09%) Telecoms
2 12 (21.05%) Retail
3 7 (12.28%) Finance
4 2 (3.51%) Billing
5 1 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) Consultant
3 8 (14.04%) Designer
4 7 (12.28%) UX Designer
5 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Tester
7 2 (3.51%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.51%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Scrum Master
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) Web Services
2 6 (10.53%) REST
2 6 (10.53%) Spring
3 5 (8.77%) HTML
4 4 (7.02%) JSON
4 4 (7.02%) React
5 2 (3.51%) .NET
5 2 (3.51%) Apache Camel
5 2 (3.51%) GWT
5 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.51%) JSP
5 2 (3.51%) RESTful
5 2 (3.51%) Spring Boot
5 2 (3.51%) XML
6 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.75%) Java EE
6 1 (1.75%) JSF
6 1 (1.75%) SOAP
6 1 (1.75%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.54%) User Experience
3 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.75%) AS400
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) iSeries
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Unix
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (31.58%) Scrum
4 16 (28.07%) DevOps
5 15 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (24.56%) E-Commerce
7 10 (17.54%) Data Analysis
7 10 (17.54%) Time Management
8 9 (15.79%) Wealth Management
9 8 (14.04%) Information Architecture
9 8 (14.04%) User Stories
9 8 (14.04%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 8 (14.04%) Wireframes
9 8 (14.04%) Workflow
10 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
11 6 (10.53%) TDD
12 5 (8.77%) BDD
12 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
13 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
13 4 (7.02%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) SQL
2 20 (35.09%) Java
3 9 (15.79%) Python
4 8 (14.04%) Shell Script
5 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.26%) C#
6 3 (5.26%) Java 8
7 2 (3.51%) Groovy
7 2 (3.51%) PHP
8 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.75%) C
8 1 (1.75%) ES6
8 1 (1.75%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) DBS Check
1 1 (1.75%) ISEB
1 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) PMO
3 1 (1.75%) FedRAMP
3 1 (1.75%) GDPR
3 1 (1.75%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.02%) Ansible
3 2 (3.51%) Terraform
4 1 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.75%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.75%) Puppet
4 1 (1.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Atlassian
2 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.81%) Oracle
4 6 (10.53%) IBM
5 5 (8.77%) Okta
6 3 (5.26%) BMC
7 2 (3.51%) Adobe
7 2 (3.51%) FNZ
7 2 (3.51%) Google
8 1 (1.75%) Amdocs
8 1 (1.75%) Coremetrics
8 1 (1.75%) HP
8 1 (1.75%) Informatica
8 1 (1.75%) Pega
8 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.75%) Sonatype
8 1 (1.75%) Splunk