Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 80 72
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +24
Contract jobs citing Confluence 19 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.38% 1.44% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.00% 10.00% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 10
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% +11.67% -25.74%
10th Percentile £393 £364 £313
90th Percentile £513 £475 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £453 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +0.56% -5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 190 210 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.83% 14.36% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 130 160
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £233 £274 £263
90th Percentile £550 £514 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.06 £17.00 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.35% +19.59% +28.64%
10th Percentile £11.15 £13.13 £10.75
90th Percentile £20.00 £23.00 £23.38
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £15.57
% change year-on-year +25.00% +2.76% +24.56%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Birmingham

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Birmingham

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Birmingham

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

1 19 (100.00%) JIRA
2 17 (89.47%) Java
2 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) CSS
3 14 (73.68%) AngularJS
4 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
4 9 (47.37%) Spring
4 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
5 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (42.11%) Selenium
5 8 (42.11%) RESTful
5 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
5 8 (42.11%) Docker
6 7 (36.84%) Grunt
6 7 (36.84%) Semantic HTML
6 7 (36.84%) Sass
6 7 (36.84%) LESS
6 7 (36.84%) gulp
6 7 (36.84%) webpack
6 7 (36.84%) Java 8
6 7 (36.84%) GIMP
6 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
6 7 (36.84%) HTML5
6 7 (36.84%) SoapUI
6 7 (36.84%) CSS3
6 7 (36.84%) JSON
6 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
6 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) Photoshop
6 7 (36.84%) HTML

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) GIMP
1 7 (36.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Pentaho
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) JIRA
2 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
3 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
3 8 (42.11%) Selenium
4 7 (36.84%) Grunt
4 7 (36.84%) gulp
4 7 (36.84%) SoapUI
4 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
4 7 (36.84%) webpack
5 5 (26.32%) JMeter
6 2 (10.53%) Artifactory
6 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
7 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
7 1 (5.26%) GitLab
7 1 (5.26%) Maven
7 1 (5.26%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) UI Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Developer in Test
3 4 (21.05%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer in Test
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation Developer
5 2 (10.53%) AWS Developer
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) JIRA Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) AngularJS
1 14 (73.68%) CSS
2 9 (47.37%) Spring
3 8 (42.11%) RESTful
4 7 (36.84%) CSS3
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) HTML5
4 7 (36.84%) JSON
4 7 (36.84%) LESS
4 7 (36.84%) Sass
4 7 (36.84%) Semantic HTML
5 5 (26.32%) Ajax
5 5 (26.32%) Backbone.js
5 5 (26.32%) jQuery
5 5 (26.32%) JSON Schema
5 5 (26.32%) React
5 5 (26.32%) Vue.js
6 3 (15.79%) SOAP
7 2 (10.53%) Angular 2
7 2 (10.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
4 6 (31.58%) API Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (31.58%) Web Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Load Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Migration
5 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Analytical Thinking
6 4 (21.05%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (21.05%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.53%) DevOps
7 2 (10.53%) Microservices
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) Robotic Process Automation
8 1 (5.26%) SDLC
8 1 (5.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) Java 8
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Cloudera
2 1 (5.26%) BEA
2 1 (5.26%) Informatica
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Splunk
2 1 (5.26%) UiPath
2 1 (5.26%) webMethods