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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 68 69
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% 0.24% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.06% 1.38% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £463 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £406
% change year-on-year - +10.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.35 - -

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 94 145 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 11.34% 17.10% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 108 130
Median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £188 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £488 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) JIRA
2 8 (72.73%) Banking
2 8 (72.73%) TeamCity
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) HTML5
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) Microservices
3 7 (63.64%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) DHTML
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Front End Development
5 5 (45.45%) React
5 5 (45.45%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 5 (45.45%) Google
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) DevOps
5 5 (45.45%) User Experience
5 5 (45.45%) CSS3
5 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
6 3 (27.27%) iPad
6 3 (27.27%) User Stories
6 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 3 (27.27%) Artifactory
6 3 (27.27%) Ant
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Project Management

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 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) JIRA
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) TeamCity
3 3 (27.27%) Ant
3 3 (27.27%) Artifactory
General
1 8 (72.73%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (27.27%) UI Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Angular Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Developer
4 2 (18.18%) HTML Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Test Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Programme Manager
5 1 (9.09%) GUI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) HTML5
2 7 (63.64%) DHTML
2 7 (63.64%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) CSS3
3 5 (45.45%) React
4 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) EJB
5 2 (18.18%) JMS
5 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (18.18%) Node.js
5 2 (18.18%) Redux
5 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) iPad
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Microservices
3 6 (54.55%) Front End Development
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
6 2 (18.18%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Open Source
7 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Google