Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 109 101
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8 -2
Contract jobs citing Confluence 38 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.76% 0.46% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.59% 3.15% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 3
Bristol median daily rate £465 £525 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.38% +25.00% -28.51%
10th Percentile £356 £359 £387
90th Percentile £589 £625 £476
South West median daily rate £468 £420 £438
% change year-on-year +11.43% -4.00% +19.45%
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 328 286 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.20% 14.77% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 202 198
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £226 £261
90th Percentile £551 £525 £562
South West median daily rate £425 £380 £365
% change year-on-year +11.84% +4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
Bristol median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.79% +115.00% -80.00%
10th Percentile £29.30 £22.55 £19.10
90th Percentile £45.50 £55.60 £94.50
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £27.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +46.30% -18.18% -15.92%

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 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 35 (92.11%) JIRA
2 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (60.53%) Scrum
4 18 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
6 15 (39.47%) Kanban
6 15 (39.47%) Jenkins
7 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
7 14 (36.84%) REST
7 14 (36.84%) Java
7 14 (36.84%) Linux
8 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
8 12 (31.58%) BDD
8 12 (31.58%) Open Source
8 12 (31.58%) Ruby
8 12 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
9 11 (28.95%) TDD
9 11 (28.95%) RESTful
9 11 (28.95%) JUnit
10 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 10 (26.32%) DevOps
11 9 (23.68%) Functional Programming
11 9 (23.68%) Play Framework
11 9 (23.68%) User Stories
11 9 (23.68%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (23.68%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (23.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 9 (23.68%) HTTP
11 9 (23.68%) MVC

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 (7.89%) CMS
1 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) WildFly
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (7.89%) Datadog
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.26%) MariaDB
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) MS Access
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (92.11%) JIRA
2 15 (39.47%) Jenkins
3 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
4 11 (28.95%) JUnit
5 9 (23.68%) Hudson
5 9 (23.68%) Subversion
6 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
7 2 (5.26%) Checkstyle
7 2 (5.26%) Liquibase
7 2 (5.26%) Maven
7 2 (5.26%) Mockito
7 2 (5.26%) SonarQube
7 2 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Scala Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Business Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Scrum Master
6 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Digital Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Digital Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Writer
7 3 (7.89%) Transformation Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Environment Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Windows DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) REST
2 11 (28.95%) RESTful
3 9 (23.68%) Django
3 9 (23.68%) Guice
3 9 (23.68%) JSON
3 9 (23.68%) Play Framework
3 9 (23.68%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (23.68%) Spring
3 9 (23.68%) Spring MVC
4 7 (18.42%) .NET
5 3 (7.89%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (5.26%) Drools
6 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.26%) Java EE
6 2 (5.26%) JAX-RS
6 2 (5.26%) JMS
6 2 (5.26%) Lambda Expressions
6 2 (5.26%) Velocity
6 2 (5.26%) WireMock
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) User Experience
3 3 (7.89%) Blog
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Wiki
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) CentOS
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Unix
3 2 (5.26%) VMS
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) Scrum
3 18 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
5 15 (39.47%) Kanban
6 12 (31.58%) BDD
6 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
6 12 (31.58%) Open Source
6 12 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (28.95%) TDD
8 10 (26.32%) DevOps
9 9 (23.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 9 (23.68%) Functional Programming
9 9 (23.68%) MVC
9 9 (23.68%) OWASP
9 9 (23.68%) Pair Programming
9 9 (23.68%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (23.68%) User Stories
9 9 (23.68%) Web Design
10 6 (15.79%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) Ruby
3 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.68%) Scala
5 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.89%) Python
6 3 (7.89%) SQL
7 2 (5.26%) Dart
7 2 (5.26%) Java 8
7 2 (5.26%) JPQL
7 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.63%) C#
8 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Docker Swarm
1 3 (7.89%) Grafana
1 3 (7.89%) Icinga
1 3 (7.89%) Kubernetes
1 3 (7.89%) Nagios
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Google
2 4 (10.53%) Atlassian
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) hybris
4 1 (2.63%) SAP