Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 21 September 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 104 104
Rank change year-on-year +29 0 +27
Contract jobs citing Confluence 46 34 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.43% 1.52% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.07% 7.07% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £381 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +5.17% -
10th Percentile £325 £254 £313
90th Percentile £575 £399 £421
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £418
% change year-on-year -5.26% +13.77% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £56.25 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +52.03% -17.78% -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 381 481 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.13% 21.50% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 196 204
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £332 £310 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +9.38% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.83 £22.83 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.28% +52.20% -7.69%
10th Percentile £14.52 £14.10 £13.40
90th Percentile £44.35 £31.00 £34.30
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £17.49 £20.83
% change year-on-year +31.50% -16.02% +4.14%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Buckinghamshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Buckinghamshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Buckinghamshire

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +19 41 £375 -3.54% 7
High Wycombe - 2 £575 - 2
Confluence
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 46 (100.00%) JIRA
2 36 (78.26%) Jenkins
3 31 (67.39%) Git (software)
4 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (60.87%) Linux
6 23 (50.00%) Redis
7 22 (47.83%) DevOps
8 20 (43.48%) Continuous Delivery
9 19 (41.30%) MongoDB
9 19 (41.30%) Open Source
10 18 (39.13%) SOAP
10 18 (39.13%) Web Services
10 18 (39.13%) REST
11 17 (36.96%) NuoDB
11 17 (36.96%) OpenShift
11 17 (36.96%) SQL
11 17 (36.96%) Python
11 17 (36.96%) IBM
11 17 (36.96%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (34.78%) Finance
12 16 (34.78%) Bash Shell
12 16 (34.78%) Ruby
12 16 (34.78%) Ansible
13 15 (32.61%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (30.43%) Selenium
14 14 (30.43%) JSON
14 14 (30.43%) Tomcat
14 14 (30.43%) XML
14 14 (30.43%) Docker
15 13 (28.26%) NoSQL

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 14 (30.43%) Tomcat
2 7 (15.22%) OpenStack
2 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
3 6 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (13.04%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.17%) InVision
4 1 (2.17%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.96%) OpenShift
2 15 (32.61%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (15.22%) IaaS
3 7 (15.22%) PaaS
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (6.52%) Sauce Labs
6 2 (4.35%) GitHub
6 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Firewall
2 6 (13.04%) SAN
3 4 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) Redis
2 19 (41.30%) MongoDB
3 17 (36.96%) NuoDB
3 17 (36.96%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (28.26%) NoSQL
5 10 (21.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (21.74%) MySQL
6 6 (13.04%) DB2
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (100.00%) JIRA
2 36 (78.26%) Jenkins
3 31 (67.39%) Git (software)
4 14 (30.43%) Selenium
5 10 (21.74%) GitLab
6 8 (17.39%) Bitbucket
7 7 (15.22%) Appium
7 7 (15.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (15.22%) WebDriver
8 3 (6.52%) Calabash
8 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.35%) git-flow
9 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (2.17%) Android Studio
10 1 (2.17%) Axure RP
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Banking
3 6 (13.04%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.35%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Project Manager
3 7 (15.22%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Automation Tester
4 5 (10.87%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) QA Automation Tester
4 5 (10.87%) QA Tester
4 5 (10.87%) Tester
5 4 (8.70%) Implementation Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Implementation Project Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Java Automation Tester
5 4 (8.70%) Junior
5 4 (8.70%) Junior Project Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Project Implementation Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Python Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (4.35%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) REST
1 18 (39.13%) SOAP
1 18 (39.13%) Web Services
2 14 (30.43%) JSON
2 14 (30.43%) XML
3 12 (26.09%) RESTful
4 11 (23.91%) RAML
4 11 (23.91%) Swagger
4 11 (23.91%) YAML
5 10 (21.74%) LAMP
5 10 (21.74%) LAPP Stack
6 7 (15.22%) Middleware
6 7 (15.22%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (4.35%) .NET
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Core
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.35%) HTML
8 1 (2.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Mainframe
1 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Linux
2 9 (19.57%) Android
3 8 (17.39%) Apple iOS
4 7 (15.22%) Mac OS X
4 7 (15.22%) Windows
5 6 (13.04%) Solaris
5 6 (13.04%) Unix
5 6 (13.04%) zOS
6 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) DevOps
3 20 (43.48%) Continuous Delivery
4 19 (41.30%) Open Source
5 12 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.39%) TDD
7 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 7 (15.22%) Kanban
8 7 (15.22%) Load Balancing
8 7 (15.22%) Release Management
9 6 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (13.04%) Process Improvement
9 6 (13.04%) Programme Delivery
9 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
10 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (8.70%) BDD
11 4 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) Python
1 17 (36.96%) SQL
2 16 (34.78%) Bash Shell
2 16 (34.78%) Ruby
3 10 (21.74%) Java
4 7 (15.22%) Apple Swift
5 5 (10.87%) C#
5 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.52%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) PMO
1 6 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) Ansible
2 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) IBM
2 10 (21.74%) Red Hat
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle
5 3 (6.52%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.17%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (2.17%) Cadence
6 1 (2.17%) Google
6 1 (2.17%) Planview
6 1 (2.17%) Remedy
6 1 (2.17%) VMware