Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 23 October 2018 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 111 105
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6 -5
Contract jobs citing Confluence 32 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.54% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.70% 2.43% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 2
Bristol median daily rate £425 £519 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.07% +9.21% -20.83%
10th Percentile £356 £336 £463
90th Percentile £488 £625 £488
South West median daily rate £438 £420 £513
% change year-on-year +4.17% -18.05% -12.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £43.75 - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 330 247 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.87% 12.93% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 179 226
Bristol median daily rate £425 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £261 £224 £225
90th Percentile £525 £525 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +13.33% +4.17% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Bristol median hourly rate £38.25 £43.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.05% +115.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £24.78 £22.55 £19.10
90th Percentile £42.93 £55.60 £37.25
South West median hourly rate £40.27 £39.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +1.94% +21.54% -6.53%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Bristol

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Bristol

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (90.63%) JIRA
2 17 (53.13%) Scrum
3 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 13 (40.63%) REST
5 12 (37.50%) Java
6 11 (34.38%) Finance
7 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 10 (31.25%) Kanban
7 10 (31.25%) Microservices
8 9 (28.13%) User Stories
8 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
9 8 (25.00%) Spring
9 8 (25.00%) Banking
10 7 (21.88%) SQL
10 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
10 7 (21.88%) Open Source
10 7 (21.88%) Acceptance Criteria
11 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
11 6 (18.75%) Artifactory
11 6 (18.75%) RESTful
11 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
11 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
11 6 (18.75%) CSS3
11 6 (18.75%) BDD
11 6 (18.75%) HTML5
11 6 (18.75%) Maven
11 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
11 6 (18.75%) DHTML

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.38%) CMS
3 2 (6.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.50%) DB2
3 2 (6.25%) MariaDB
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) DTS
4 1 (3.13%) MS Access
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (90.63%) JIRA
2 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
3 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
4 6 (18.75%) Ant
4 6 (18.75%) Artifactory
4 6 (18.75%) JUnit
4 6 (18.75%) Maven
4 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
5 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 4 (12.50%) Hudson
5 4 (12.50%) Subversion
6 2 (6.25%) Checkstyle
6 2 (6.25%) Liquibase
6 2 (6.25%) Mockito
6 2 (6.25%) SonarQube
6 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
7 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Publishing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Scala Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum Master
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Writer
6 3 (9.38%) Transformation Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Backend Developer
7 2 (6.25%) DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Environment Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (3.13%) React Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) REST
2 8 (25.00%) Spring
3 6 (18.75%) CSS
3 6 (18.75%) CSS3
3 6 (18.75%) DHTML
3 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
3 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 6 (18.75%) HTML5
3 6 (18.75%) JMS
3 6 (18.75%) RESTful
3 6 (18.75%) XML
4 4 (12.50%) EJB
4 4 (12.50%) Guice
4 4 (12.50%) J2EE
4 4 (12.50%) JSON
4 4 (12.50%) JSP
4 4 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (12.50%) SOAP
4 4 (12.50%) Spring MVC
4 4 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (15.63%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Blog
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Wiki
3 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
1 6 (18.75%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Scrum
3 10 (31.25%) Kanban
3 10 (31.25%) Microservices
4 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (28.13%) User Stories
5 7 (21.88%) Acceptance Criteria
5 7 (21.88%) Open Source
5 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
6 6 (18.75%) BDD
6 6 (18.75%) TDD
7 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (12.50%) MVC
7 4 (12.50%) OWASP
7 4 (12.50%) Pair Programming
7 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (12.50%) SOA
7 4 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.50%) Ruby
4 4 (12.50%) Scala
5 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.25%) Dart
5 2 (6.25%) Java 8
5 2 (6.25%) JPQL
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Google
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft