Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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.

Confluence
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 145 171
Rank change year-on-year +26 +26 +5
Contract jobs citing Confluence 51 26 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.24% 0.61% 0.060%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.36% 3.75% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 2
Berkshire median daily rate £513 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +50.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £385 £418 £238
90th Percentile £553 £550 £343
South East median daily rate £483 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +13.53% +13.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -17.78% - -

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 610 693 747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.82% 16.24% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 354 426
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £289 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £584 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 30 17
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £19.31 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.28% +10.36% -
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.93 £13.50
90th Percentile £38.00 £55.65 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.04% +21.62% +13.57%

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 21 November 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 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 21 November 2017. 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 +14 20 £500 +8.11%
Maidenhead - 12 £525 -
Reading +10 7 £450 -5.26% 2
Newbury - 5 £513 -
Slough - 2 £350 - 1
Confluence
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 46 (90.20%) JIRA
2 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (70.59%) DevOps
4 34 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 28 (54.90%) Ansible
5 28 (54.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 28 (54.90%) Configuration Management
6 27 (52.94%) TeamCity
7 25 (49.02%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (45.10%) Salt
8 23 (45.10%) Puppet
9 21 (41.18%) Scrum
10 20 (39.22%) Gradle
11 19 (37.25%) User Stories
11 19 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (37.25%) Oracle
12 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
13 17 (33.33%) PowerShell
14 16 (31.37%) Test Automation
14 16 (31.37%) MSBuild
14 16 (31.37%) Docker
14 16 (31.37%) Ant
14 16 (31.37%) SAP
14 16 (31.37%) Maven
14 16 (31.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (29.41%) Oracle EBS
15 15 (29.41%) Trello
16 14 (27.45%) Slack
17 13 (25.49%) SOA
17 13 (25.49%) Linux

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 4 (7.84%) CMS
1 4 (7.84%) MS Project Server
1 4 (7.84%) OpenStack
1 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.92%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.92%) Apache TomEE
3 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.92%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.92%) JBoss
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.96%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.96%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) Trello
2 14 (27.45%) Slack
3 11 (21.57%) IaaS
4 10 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (7.84%) GitHub
7 2 (3.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (3.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (3.92%) Amazon S3
7 2 (3.92%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.92%) CloudFront
7 2 (3.92%) Google App Engine
7 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (3.92%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (3.92%) SaaS
7 2 (3.92%) Serverless
8 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
2 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (90.20%) JIRA
2 34 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 28 (54.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 27 (52.94%) TeamCity
5 20 (39.22%) Gradle
6 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
7 16 (31.37%) Ant
7 16 (31.37%) Maven
7 16 (31.37%) MSBuild
8 10 (19.61%) git-flow
8 10 (19.61%) JUnit
8 10 (19.61%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (9.80%) Bitbucket
9 5 (9.80%) Eclipse
9 5 (9.80%) Moq
9 5 (9.80%) NSubstitute
9 5 (9.80%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (9.80%) Subversion
10 4 (7.84%) IntelliJ
10 4 (7.84%) NUnit
General
1 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.73%) Marketing
3 5 (9.80%) Finance
4 4 (7.84%) Billing
5 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.96%) Electronics
6 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Automation Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Agile Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Marketing Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Marketing Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Configuration Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) Designer
8 2 (3.92%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.92%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) JIRA Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.96%) JIRA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) pytest
1 7 (13.73%) REST
2 6 (11.76%) JSF
3 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.84%) Spring
3 4 (7.84%) Spring MVC
3 4 (7.84%) Struts
3 4 (7.84%) Web Services
4 2 (3.92%) EJB
4 2 (3.92%) Facelets
4 2 (3.92%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.92%) Java EE
4 2 (3.92%) JPA
4 2 (3.92%) JSP
4 2 (3.92%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (3.92%) PrimeFaces
4 2 (3.92%) React
4 2 (3.92%) RichFaces
4 2 (3.92%) SOAP
4 2 (3.92%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Public Cloud
1 4 (7.84%) Social Media
2 3 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) FMCG
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.96%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (70.59%) DevOps
3 28 (54.90%) Configuration Management
4 21 (41.18%) Scrum
5 19 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (37.25%) User Stories
6 16 (31.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (31.37%) Test Automation
7 13 (25.49%) SOA
8 10 (19.61%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (19.61%) Microservices
9 6 (11.76%) BDD
9 6 (11.76%) Content Management
9 6 (11.76%) Kanban
9 6 (11.76%) Release Management
9 6 (11.76%) TDD
10 5 (9.80%) CRM
10 5 (9.80%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
10 5 (9.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 12 (23.53%) Bash Shell
3 11 (21.57%) Java
3 11 (21.57%) Python
4 10 (19.61%) Groovy
5 5 (9.80%) C#
5 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.84%) SQL
7 2 (3.92%) PHP
7 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
7 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) PMI Certification
1 5 (9.80%) PMP
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 3 (5.88%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) Docker
2 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.88%) Xen
5 2 (3.92%) KVM
5 2 (3.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (54.90%) Ansible
2 25 (49.02%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (45.10%) Puppet
3 23 (45.10%) Salt
4 5 (9.80%) Kubernetes
5 4 (7.84%) Rancher
6 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (3.92%) Nagios
6 2 (3.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Oracle
2 16 (31.37%) SAP
3 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.65%) VMware
5 4 (7.84%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.88%) Adobe
6 3 (5.88%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.92%) Google
7 2 (3.92%) HP
7 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.96%) IBM
8 1 (1.96%) Siebel