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 3 months to 28 March 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 68 64
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 10 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.23% 0.44% 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.13% 3.33% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Median daily rate £450 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £381 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% -16.66%  

Confluence is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 123 120 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.15% 13.14% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 90 104
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £440 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +23.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Confluence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) JIRA
2 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 13 (81.25%) Git (software)
3 12 (75.00%) HTML5
3 12 (75.00%) Microservices
3 12 (75.00%) HTML
3 12 (75.00%) XML
3 12 (75.00%) TeamCity
3 12 (75.00%) Banking
4 11 (68.75%) DHTML
5 9 (56.25%) CSS
5 9 (56.25%) Scrum
5 9 (56.25%) CSS3
6 8 (50.00%) Front End Development
6 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (43.75%) Ant
7 7 (43.75%) User Experience
7 7 (43.75%) User Stories
7 7 (43.75%) Artifactory
8 6 (37.50%) Java
9 5 (31.25%) TDD
9 5 (31.25%) Google
9 5 (31.25%) Finance
9 5 (31.25%) DevOps
9 5 (31.25%) React
10 4 (25.00%) JMS
10 4 (25.00%) SOA
10 4 (25.00%) SQL
10 4 (25.00%) EJB

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 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) JIRA
2 13 (81.25%) Git (software)
3 12 (75.00%) TeamCity
4 7 (43.75%) Ant
4 7 (43.75%) Artifactory
5 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 2 (12.50%) Bitbucket
6 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
6 2 (12.50%) Maven
7 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 12 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) UI Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Angular Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Developer
5 2 (12.50%) HTML Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Test Programme Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Programme Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Public Sector Programme Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) HTML
1 12 (75.00%) HTML5
1 12 (75.00%) XML
2 11 (68.75%) DHTML
3 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 9 (56.25%) CSS3
4 5 (31.25%) React
5 4 (25.00%) EJB
5 4 (25.00%) JMS
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 2 (12.50%) J2EE
7 2 (12.50%) JSP
7 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (12.50%) Node.js
7 2 (12.50%) Redux
7 2 (12.50%) REST
7 2 (12.50%) SOAP
7 2 (12.50%) Spring
7 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) User Experience
2 3 (18.75%) iPad
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Microservices
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (43.75%) User Stories
6 5 (31.25%) DevOps
6 5 (31.25%) TDD
7 4 (25.00%) SOA
8 2 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
8 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 2 (12.50%) Pair Programming
8 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 2 (12.50%) Project Management
9 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (6.25%) Open Source
9 1 (6.25%) SDLC
9 1 (6.25%) Test Management
9 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Google
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian