Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 110 -
Rank change year-on-year +42 - +130
Contract jobs citing Confluence 67 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.11% 0.52% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.59% 3.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £333 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.10% - -
South East median daily rate £463 £463 £363
% change year-on-year - +27.59% -5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £175.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -82.00% +288.89%

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 493 289 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.87% 15.05% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 147 197
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% - +14.70%
10th Percentile £300 £212 £257
90th Percentile £556 £550 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 12
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £27.00 £14.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.86% -13.55% -37.71%
10th Percentile £22.00 £13.40 £11.30
90th Percentile £60.00 £15.40 £17.98
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £19.81 £17.77
% change year-on-year -4.10% +11.49% -2.63%

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 April 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 April 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 +36 57 £463 +26.71% 2
Confluence
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 67 (100.00%) JIRA
2 61 (91.04%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (67.16%) Jenkins
4 41 (61.19%) Git (software)
5 40 (59.70%) Selenium
6 36 (53.73%) Linux
6 36 (53.73%) Amazon AWS
7 35 (52.24%) DevOps
8 34 (50.75%) IBM
9 33 (49.25%) Redis
10 31 (46.27%) IaaS
10 31 (46.27%) MongoDB
10 31 (46.27%) PaaS
10 31 (46.27%) PostgreSQL
11 28 (41.79%) OpenStack
11 28 (41.79%) NuoDB
11 28 (41.79%) OpenShift
12 27 (40.30%) RabbitMQ
12 27 (40.30%) Firewall
12 27 (40.30%) Load Balancing
12 27 (40.30%) Red Hat
13 26 (38.81%) Finance
14 25 (37.31%) Continuous Delivery
15 21 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (28.36%) Java
17 18 (26.87%) Test Automation
18 17 (25.37%) Web Services
19 14 (20.90%) Release Management
19 14 (20.90%) Banking
19 14 (20.90%) Process Improvement

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 28 (41.79%) OpenStack
2 11 (16.42%) WebSphere
3 10 (14.93%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.96%) Apache
4 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (5.97%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (8.96%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 36 (53.73%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (46.27%) IaaS
2 31 (46.27%) PaaS
3 28 (41.79%) OpenShift
4 6 (8.96%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (40.30%) Firewall
2 8 (11.94%) Internet
3 6 (8.96%) HTTP
4 4 (5.97%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (49.25%) Redis
2 31 (46.27%) MongoDB
2 31 (46.27%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (41.79%) NuoDB
4 9 (13.43%) MySQL
4 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.97%) DB2
6 3 (4.48%) Big Data
7 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 67 (100.00%) JIRA
2 45 (67.16%) Jenkins
3 41 (61.19%) Git (software)
4 40 (59.70%) Selenium
5 12 (17.91%) Bitbucket
5 12 (17.91%) WebDriver
6 10 (14.93%) Appium
6 10 (14.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (13.43%) Eclipse
7 9 (13.43%) GitLab
8 8 (11.94%) Cucumber
9 6 (8.96%) Maven
10 3 (4.48%) Grunt
10 3 (4.48%) gulp
10 3 (4.48%) SonarQube
10 3 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (4.48%) Vagrant
11 2 (2.99%) Calabash
11 2 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (2.99%) Protractor
General
1 26 (38.81%) Finance
2 14 (20.90%) Banking
3 7 (10.45%) Financial Institution
3 7 (10.45%) International Banking
3 7 (10.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
4 1 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (17.91%) Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Delivery Manager
4 8 (11.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (10.45%) Automation Tester
5 7 (10.45%) DevOps Manager
5 7 (10.45%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Tester
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (7.46%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (7.46%) HTML Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.46%) QA Automation Tester
7 5 (7.46%) QA Tester
8 4 (5.97%) Java Automation Tester
8 4 (5.97%) Junior
9 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.30%) RabbitMQ
2 17 (25.37%) Web Services
3 12 (17.91%) AngularJS
4 9 (13.43%) REST
4 9 (13.43%) SOAP
4 9 (13.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (8.96%) Apache CXF
5 6 (8.96%) CSS
5 6 (8.96%) Hibernate
5 6 (8.96%) HTML
5 6 (8.96%) J2EE
5 6 (8.96%) JDBC
5 6 (8.96%) Spring
5 6 (8.96%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (7.46%) jQuery
6 5 (7.46%) XML
7 4 (5.97%) JSON
7 4 (5.97%) Node.js
8 3 (4.48%) CSS3
8 3 (4.48%) JSLint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.46%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.97%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.48%) iPad
5 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (53.73%) Linux
2 11 (16.42%) Windows
3 10 (14.93%) Android
3 10 (14.93%) Apple iOS
3 10 (14.93%) Mac OS X
4 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.46%) Unix
5 4 (5.97%) Solaris
5 4 (5.97%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (91.04%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (52.24%) DevOps
3 27 (40.30%) Load Balancing
4 25 (37.31%) Continuous Delivery
5 21 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (26.87%) Test Automation
7 14 (20.90%) Process Improvement
7 14 (20.90%) Release Management
8 13 (19.40%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (16.42%) TDD
10 9 (13.43%) OOP
11 8 (11.94%) ITIL
11 8 (11.94%) Open Source
12 7 (10.45%) Kanban
12 7 (10.45%) Scrum
12 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
13 6 (8.96%) OO
13 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
13 6 (8.96%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) Java
2 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.42%) SQL
4 10 (14.93%) Apple Swift
5 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.48%) Ruby
7 2 (2.99%) C#
7 2 (2.99%) C++
8 1 (1.49%) Java 8
8 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.99%) APMG
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 34 (50.75%) IBM
2 27 (40.30%) Red Hat
3 9 (13.43%) Oracle
4 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.48%) Perforce
6 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.49%) CA
6 1 (1.49%) Nimsoft
6 1 (1.49%) Remedy