Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 114 101
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13 +29
Contract jobs citing Confluence 29 61 66
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.05% 1.42% 1.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.24% 10.05% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 25
Median daily rate £425 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +21.95% -18.00%
10th Percentile £360 £358 £394
90th Percentile £540 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £58.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +16.00% +42.86% +11.11%

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 352 607 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.80% 14.14% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 290 307
Median daily rate £450 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +9.69% -5.88%
10th Percentile £257 £275 £255
90th Percentile £650 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 38 25
Median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.17% -17.24% +20.83%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £32.25 £46.95 £30.57
Median hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £19.34
% change year-on-year +10.94% -17.27% -9.16%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Berkshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Confluence in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Confluence in Berkshire

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Confluence in Berkshire over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Confluence in Berkshire

Confluence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Confluence in Berkshire.

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 9 April 2020. 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 +16 8 £475 +16.92% 1
Slough +13 8 £438 +75.00%
Bracknell +12 8 £450 -18.18% 1
Newbury -11 2 £425 -34.62%
Confluence
South East

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 29 (100.00%) JIRA
2 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (58.62%) Scrum
4 10 (34.48%) User Stories
5 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (27.59%) DevOps
7 7 (24.14%) Kanban
8 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
8 6 (20.69%) Node.js
9 5 (17.24%) Docker
9 5 (17.24%) Kubernetes
9 5 (17.24%) SDLC
9 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
9 5 (17.24%) Project Management
9 5 (17.24%) Java
9 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
9 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
9 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (17.24%) TDD
10 4 (13.79%) Clustering
10 4 (13.79%) Retail
10 4 (13.79%) BDD
10 4 (13.79%) Web Services
10 4 (13.79%) SQL
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 4 (13.79%) Google Container Engine
10 4 (13.79%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (13.79%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (13.79%) User Experience

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 (10.34%) Red Hat Fuse
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) Figma
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) AWS
1 4 (13.79%) Google Container Engine
2 3 (10.34%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (10.34%) OpenShift
2 3 (10.34%) Serverless
3 2 (6.90%) Office 365
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.45%) Azure
4 1 (3.45%) CloudFront
4 1 (3.45%) GitHub
4 1 (3.45%) Slack
4 1 (3.45%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.90%) VPN
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) DMZ
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Selenium
4 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
4 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.45%) GitLab
5 1 (3.45%) Gradle
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Maven
5 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Scrum Master
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Product Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Product Owner
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Product Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Product Owner
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Node.js
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) OAuth
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) REST
4 2 (6.90%) RESTful
4 2 (6.90%) Spring
5 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) CSS3
5 1 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) LESS
5 1 (3.45%) Sass
5 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.79%) Clustering
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Cyberattack
3 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) Life Science
3 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Scrum
3 10 (34.48%) User Stories
4 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (27.59%) DevOps
6 7 (24.14%) Kanban
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) SDLC
7 5 (17.24%) TDD
7 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
8 4 (13.79%) BDD
8 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (13.79%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) Defect Management
9 3 (10.34%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.90%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) Go
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Java 8
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) CEH
2 1 (3.45%) CISA
2 1 (3.45%) GIAC
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.45%) OSCE
2 1 (3.45%) OSCP
2 1 (3.45%) SAFe Agilist
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) PMO
3 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.45%) NIST
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Kubernetes
2 4 (13.79%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (6.90%) Ansible
3 2 (6.90%) HP ALM
4 1 (3.45%) HP Fortify
4 1 (3.45%) Kibana
4 1 (3.45%) Netcool
4 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.90%) Automation Anywhere
2 2 (6.90%) Blue Prism
2 2 (6.90%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Amdocs
3 1 (3.45%) Black Duck
3 1 (3.45%) CA
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Delphix
3 1 (3.45%) Micro Focus
3 1 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Pega
3 1 (3.45%) Qualys
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Sonatype
3 1 (3.45%) VMware