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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
South East / Berkshire
Rank 87 117 120
Rank change year-on-year +30 +3  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 14 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.76% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.11% 2.10% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
Median daily rate £400 £150 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +166.66% -50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £150 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £363 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 £175.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% -16.66%  

Confluence is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 274 428 466
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.80% 17.39% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 257 258
Median daily rate £450 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -34.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Confluence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Berkshire

Confluence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Maidenhead - 7 £338 -
Bracknell - 5 £500 -
Reading - 2 £525 - 1
Confluence
South East

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 29 (100.00%) JIRA
2 19 (65.52%) Jenkins
3 18 (62.07%) Git (software)
3 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (55.17%) DevOps
5 15 (51.72%) Java
6 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
7 12 (41.38%) Scrum
7 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (34.48%) TDD
9 10 (34.48%) Python
9 10 (34.48%) User Stories
10 9 (31.03%) Linux
10 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
11 8 (27.59%) Kanban
11 8 (27.59%) Web Services
11 8 (27.59%) Pair Programming
11 8 (27.59%) Vagrant
11 8 (27.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (27.59%) Docker
11 8 (27.59%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (24.14%) Ansible
12 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
12 7 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (24.14%) BDD
12 7 (24.14%) HTML
12 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
12 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
12 7 (24.14%) Open Source

Confluence
Top Related 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 7 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (20.69%) Apache
2 6 (20.69%) OpenStack
3 3 (10.34%) Apache Pig
3 3 (10.34%) Apache Solr
3 3 (10.34%) Apache Spark
3 3 (10.34%) nginx
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (27.59%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (20.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (10.34%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (6.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (6.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
6 2 (6.90%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (6.90%) CloudFront
7 1 (3.45%) Basecamp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
3 4 (13.79%) Big Data
3 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
3 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.34%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (10.34%) Apache Hive
4 3 (10.34%) Neo4j
4 3 (10.34%) OrientDB
4 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
4 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.45%) MariaDB
6 1 (3.45%) MySQL
6 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (100.00%) JIRA
2 19 (65.52%) Jenkins
3 18 (62.07%) Git (software)
4 8 (27.59%) Vagrant
5 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
5 5 (17.24%) Gradle
5 5 (17.24%) IntelliJ
5 5 (17.24%) JUnit
5 5 (17.24%) Maven
5 5 (17.24%) Mercurial
6 4 (13.79%) Bitbucket
7 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
7 3 (10.34%) Gatling
7 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
8 2 (6.90%) Checkstyle
8 2 (6.90%) Selenium
8 2 (6.90%) SonarQube
9 1 (3.45%) FishEye
9 1 (3.45%) Subversion
9 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Big Data Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Digital Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Digital Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (10.34%) Data Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Web Services
2 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
2 7 (24.14%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) CSS
3 6 (20.69%) Node.js
3 6 (20.69%) REST
4 5 (17.24%) HTML5
4 5 (17.24%) JSF
4 5 (17.24%) Spring
4 5 (17.24%) Spring MVC
4 5 (17.24%) Struts
5 4 (13.79%) CSS3
6 3 (10.34%) Kafka
6 3 (10.34%) LESS
6 3 (10.34%) React
6 3 (10.34%) RESTful
6 3 (10.34%) Sass
7 2 (6.90%) LAMP
7 2 (6.90%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (10.34%) Private Cloud
1 3 (10.34%) Wiki
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) CentOS
2 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) DevOps
3 12 (41.38%) Scrum
4 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (34.48%) TDD
5 10 (34.48%) User Stories
6 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
7 8 (27.59%) Kanban
7 8 (27.59%) Pair Programming
8 7 (24.14%) BDD
8 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
8 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
8 7 (24.14%) Open Source
8 7 (24.14%) Release Management
9 5 (17.24%) Microservices
9 5 (17.24%) MVC
9 5 (17.24%) SOA
9 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
9 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
10 4 (13.79%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) Python
4 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.34%) Scala
5 3 (10.34%) SQL
6 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) Groovy
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Docker
2 3 (10.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Ansible
2 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (20.69%) Puppet
3 4 (13.79%) Pingdom
4 3 (10.34%) Consul
4 3 (10.34%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (10.34%) Terraform
5 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Atlassian
2 5 (17.24%) AppDynamics
3 4 (13.79%) PagerDuty
4 3 (10.34%) Hortonworks
4 3 (10.34%) hybris
4 3 (10.34%) SAP
5 2 (6.90%) Adobe
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) New Relic
6 1 (3.45%) VMware