Period
to 13 December 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 13 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 86 103
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17 +27
Contract jobs citing Confluence 35 52 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.07% 2.19% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.67% 9.11% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 2
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £329 £269 £313
90th Percentile £561 £463 £338
South East median daily rate £450 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £36.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +36.99% -18.89% -

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 328 571 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.37% 24.02% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 232 162
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97% +2.63%
10th Percentile £240 £286 £225
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £448 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +8.67% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 8
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.77 £27.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.88% +80.00% -7.06%
10th Percentile £14.85 £17.19 £13.10
90th Percentile £36.42 £57.10 £34.58
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +40.26% -15.56% +28.57%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +2 28 £375 -3.85% 3
High Wycombe - 4 £575 - 1
Confluence
South East

For the 6 months to 13 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 34 (97.14%) JIRA
2 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (77.14%) Jenkins
3 26 (74.29%) Git (software)
4 24 (68.57%) DevOps
5 20 (57.14%) Linux
6 17 (48.57%) Redis
6 17 (48.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (45.71%) MongoDB
8 15 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (42.86%) OpenShift
9 14 (40.00%) NuoDB
9 14 (40.00%) IBM
9 14 (40.00%) Red Hat
10 13 (37.14%) Selenium
11 11 (31.43%) JSON
11 11 (31.43%) PaaS
11 11 (31.43%) Open Source
11 11 (31.43%) IaaS
11 11 (31.43%) REST
11 11 (31.43%) Ansible
12 10 (28.57%) OpenStack
12 10 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (28.57%) Bash Shell
12 10 (28.57%) Load Balancing
12 10 (28.57%) Python
12 10 (28.57%) SOAP
12 10 (28.57%) XML
12 10 (28.57%) Firewall

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 10 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 8 (22.86%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (42.86%) OpenShift
2 11 (31.43%) IaaS
2 11 (31.43%) PaaS
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.71%) GitHub
4 2 (5.71%) SaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) RFID
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) Redis
2 16 (45.71%) MongoDB
3 15 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (40.00%) NuoDB
5 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
6 4 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (11.43%) MySQL
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (97.14%) JIRA
2 27 (77.14%) Jenkins
3 26 (74.29%) Git (software)
4 13 (37.14%) Selenium
5 4 (11.43%) Bitbucket
5 4 (11.43%) GitLab
6 3 (8.57%) Appium
6 3 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
7 2 (5.71%) Calabash
7 2 (5.71%) git-flow
7 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (2.86%) Android Studio
8 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Developer
2 4 (11.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
4 2 (5.71%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (5.71%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.71%) DevOps Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (5.71%) QA Tester
4 2 (5.71%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) JSON
1 11 (31.43%) REST
2 10 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (28.57%) SOAP
2 10 (28.57%) XML
3 9 (25.71%) Web Services
4 6 (17.14%) RESTful
5 5 (14.29%) Middleware
5 5 (14.29%) RAML
5 5 (14.29%) Swagger
5 5 (14.29%) YAML
6 4 (11.43%) .NET
6 4 (11.43%) LAMP
6 4 (11.43%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (5.71%) HTML
8 2 (5.71%) Spring
8 2 (5.71%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Android
2 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (68.57%) DevOps
3 17 (48.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (31.43%) Open Source
5 10 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (20.00%) TDD
7 6 (17.14%) BDD
7 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 5 (14.29%) Kanban
8 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (11.43%) Scrum
10 3 (8.57%) Microservices
10 3 (8.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 2 (5.71%) Analytics
11 2 (5.71%) Availability Management
11 2 (5.71%) Collaborative Working
11 2 (5.71%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 10 (28.57%) Python
2 9 (25.71%) Ruby
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) Java
4 6 (17.14%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) Apple Swift
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) Bourne shell
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Ansible
2 3 (8.57%) Kubernetes
2 3 (8.57%) Terraform
3 1 (2.86%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) IBM
1 14 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Pega
4 1 (2.86%) Remedy