Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 80 84
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 +16
Contract jobs citing Confluence 49 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.46% 1.32% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.13% 8.22% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 9
Bristol median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £377 £363 £375
90th Percentile £600 £625 £520
South West median daily rate £484 £420 £444
% change year-on-year +15.18% -5.35% +30.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £46.00 - -

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 286 292 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.39% 16.02% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 189 163
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £248 £255 £257
90th Percentile £568 £525 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 3
Bristol median hourly rate £37.50 £18.63 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.34% -56.18% +5.92%
10th Percentile £15.60 £16.49 £17.85
90th Percentile £62.85 £24.36 £146.75
South West median hourly rate £38.25 £23.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +62.77% -41.25% +42.86%

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 24 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 44 (89.80%) JIRA
2 43 (87.76%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (73.47%) Scrum
4 34 (69.39%) Jenkins
5 29 (59.18%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (59.18%) Kanban
5 29 (59.18%) Git (software)
6 27 (55.10%) Test Automation
6 27 (55.10%) JavaScript
6 27 (55.10%) REST
7 26 (53.06%) Java
8 25 (51.02%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (48.98%) Linux
10 23 (46.94%) Configuration Management
10 23 (46.94%) RESTful
10 23 (46.94%) Ruby
11 22 (44.90%) Spring
11 22 (44.90%) TDD
11 22 (44.90%) JUnit
11 22 (44.90%) Open Source
11 22 (44.90%) BDD
11 22 (44.90%) Relational Database
12 21 (42.86%) Hudson
12 21 (42.86%) MVC
12 21 (42.86%) Scala
12 21 (42.86%) Spring MVC
13 20 (40.82%) Django
13 20 (40.82%) Guice
13 20 (40.82%) OWASP
13 20 (40.82%) Pair Programming

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 3 (6.12%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) CMS
2 2 (4.08%) WildFly
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.04%) JBoss
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.33%) GitHub
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.16%) npm
5 3 (6.12%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (6.12%) Datadog
6 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.04%) NuGet
6 1 (2.04%) SaaS
6 1 (2.04%) Slack
6 1 (2.04%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.82%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) SSH
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.90%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.08%) DB2
4 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 44 (89.80%) JIRA
2 34 (69.39%) Jenkins
3 29 (59.18%) Git (software)
4 22 (44.90%) JUnit
5 21 (42.86%) Hudson
6 20 (40.82%) Subversion
7 5 (10.20%) Bitbucket
7 5 (10.20%) Maven
7 5 (10.20%) TeamCity
8 4 (8.16%) Babel
8 4 (8.16%) webpack
9 3 (6.12%) Vagrant
10 2 (4.08%) Ant
10 2 (4.08%) Checkstyle
10 2 (4.08%) FitNesse
10 2 (4.08%) Liquibase
10 2 (4.08%) Mockito
10 2 (4.08%) Selenium
10 2 (4.08%) SonarQube
10 2 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Publishing
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Developer
2 20 (40.82%) Agile Developer
2 20 (40.82%) Scala Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Scrum Master
4 5 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (4.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Backend Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Writer
7 2 (4.08%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (55.10%) REST
2 23 (46.94%) RESTful
3 22 (44.90%) Spring
4 21 (42.86%) Spring MVC
5 20 (40.82%) Django
5 20 (40.82%) Guice
5 20 (40.82%) JSON
5 20 (40.82%) Play Framework
5 20 (40.82%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (12.24%) .NET
7 5 (10.20%) CSS
8 4 (8.16%) Enzyme
8 4 (8.16%) Jest
8 4 (8.16%) LESS
8 4 (8.16%) Node.js
8 4 (8.16%) React
8 4 (8.16%) Redux
8 4 (8.16%) Sass
9 3 (6.12%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (6.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Blog
2 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.08%) Wiki
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.98%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Unix
4 2 (4.08%) CentOS
4 2 (4.08%) VMS
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (87.76%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (73.47%) Scrum
3 29 (59.18%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (59.18%) Kanban
4 27 (55.10%) Test Automation
5 25 (51.02%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (46.94%) Configuration Management
7 22 (44.90%) BDD
7 22 (44.90%) Open Source
7 22 (44.90%) TDD
8 21 (42.86%) MVC
9 20 (40.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 20 (40.82%) Functional Programming
9 20 (40.82%) OWASP
9 20 (40.82%) Pair Programming
9 20 (40.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 20 (40.82%) Web Design
10 10 (20.41%) DevOps
11 8 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (12.24%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) JavaScript
2 26 (53.06%) Java
3 23 (46.94%) Ruby
4 21 (42.86%) Scala
5 4 (8.16%) ES6
5 4 (8.16%) ES7
5 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.16%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.12%) Java 8
6 3 (6.12%) Python
7 2 (4.08%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) JPQL
7 2 (4.08%) SQL
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) Perl
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) iptables
2 1 (2.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.12%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (6.12%) Grafana
2 3 (6.12%) Icinga
2 3 (6.12%) Nagios
2 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Google
2 7 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) CA
4 3 (6.12%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) hybris
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) SAP