Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 68 109
Rank change year-on-year +10 +41 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 46 67 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.08% 3.11% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.83% 13.59% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £463 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +39.10% -
10th Percentile £308 £363 £239
90th Percentile £735 £469 £466
South East median daily rate £475 £463 £463
% change year-on-year +2.70% - +27.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% +11.11% -82.00%

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 258 493 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.28% 22.87% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 234 147
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +15.63% -
10th Percentile £200 £300 £212
90th Percentile £556 £556 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 £27.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.30% +92.86% -13.55%
10th Percentile £15.00 £22.00 £13.40
90th Percentile £40.94 £60.00 £15.40
South East median hourly rate £15.90 £19.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year -16.32% -4.10% +10.78%

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 +10 35 £315 -31.89% 3
High Wycombe - 6 £450 -
Aylesbury - 1 £375 -
Confluence
South East

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 44 (95.65%) JIRA
2 28 (60.87%) Jenkins
3 21 (45.65%) JSON
4 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (43.48%) TDD
4 20 (43.48%) Java
5 19 (41.30%) Test Automation
5 19 (41.30%) BDD
6 18 (39.13%) Maven
7 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (34.78%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (30.43%) Java 8
9 14 (30.43%) Sonatype Nexus
10 13 (28.26%) IntelliJ
10 13 (28.26%) Scrum
11 12 (26.09%) Linux
11 12 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (21.74%) Python
13 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
13 9 (19.57%) Finance
13 9 (19.57%) QA
13 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
14 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (17.39%) Ansible
14 8 (17.39%) Docker
15 7 (15.22%) DevOps
15 7 (15.22%) QA Automation
15 7 (15.22%) Kanban
15 7 (15.22%) Selenium
16 6 (13.04%) Spring

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 2 (4.35%) IBM Domino
1 2 (4.35%) JBoss
1 2 (4.35%) nginx
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.35%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (4.35%) OpenShift
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) GitHub
4 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) ATM
2 2 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) MySQL
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.35%) Power BI
2 2 (4.35%) Redis
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
3 1 (2.17%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.17%) Impala
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) NuoDB
3 1 (2.17%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 44 (95.65%) JIRA
2 28 (60.87%) Jenkins
3 18 (39.13%) Maven
4 14 (30.43%) Sonatype Nexus
5 13 (28.26%) IntelliJ
6 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
7 7 (15.22%) Selenium
8 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
8 5 (10.87%) JMeter
9 4 (8.70%) Bitbucket
10 3 (6.52%) Appium
11 2 (4.35%) Android Studio
11 2 (4.35%) FishEye
11 2 (4.35%) Gatling
11 2 (4.35%) LoadRunner
11 2 (4.35%) Sikuli
11 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
11 2 (4.35%) Subversion
11 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
12 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Tester
2 14 (30.43%) Automation Tester
3 6 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) QA Automation Tester
3 6 (13.04%) QA Tester
4 5 (10.87%) Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Java Automation Tester
5 4 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Scrum Master
6 3 (6.52%) Angular Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.35%) Pega Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Service Transition Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Supply Chain Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Supply Chain Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) JSON
2 6 (13.04%) Spring
3 5 (10.87%) Node.js
3 5 (10.87%) REST
4 3 (6.52%) .NET
4 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.52%) CSS
4 3 (6.52%) HTML
4 3 (6.52%) Middleware
5 2 (4.35%) Android SDK
5 2 (4.35%) iOS SDK
5 2 (4.35%) Java EE
5 2 (4.35%) JMS
5 2 (4.35%) JTA
5 2 (4.35%) Servlets
6 1 (2.17%) MDX
6 1 (2.17%) RAML
6 1 (2.17%) RESTful
6 1 (2.17%) Swagger
6 1 (2.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.52%) Android
4 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.52%) Unix
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (43.48%) TDD
2 19 (41.30%) BDD
2 19 (41.30%) Test Automation
3 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (28.26%) Scrum
5 12 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (15.22%) DevOps
6 7 (15.22%) Kanban
6 7 (15.22%) QA Automation
7 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.70%) API Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Open Source
9 4 (8.70%) Project Management
10 3 (6.52%) Front End Development
10 3 (6.52%) Mobile Development
11 2 (4.35%) Deployment Automation
11 2 (4.35%) SDET
11 2 (4.35%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) Java
2 14 (30.43%) Java 8
3 10 (21.74%) Python
4 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.70%) C#
6 4 (8.70%) SQL
7 3 (6.52%) Bourne shell
7 3 (6.52%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.35%) Apple Swift
8 2 (4.35%) Ruby
9 1 (2.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (2.17%) Perl
9 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.17%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Ansible
2 3 (6.52%) Terraform
3 2 (4.35%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.35%) Nagios
3 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.70%) Atlassian
2 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) AppDynamics
4 2 (4.35%) Apple
4 2 (4.35%) CA
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Pega
4 2 (4.35%) Remedy
4 2 (4.35%) Splunk
4 2 (4.35%) White Clarke
5 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.17%) GUPTA