Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 108 109
Rank change year-on-year +33 +1 +24
Contract jobs citing Confluence 48 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.43% 1.09% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.06% 5.40% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £488 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.56% +0.69% -27.50%
10th Percentile £428 £261 £313
90th Percentile £575 £399 £421
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £46.60 -
% change year-on-year +1.94% - -

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 398 426 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.17% 20.27% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 176 217
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £408 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% -2.98% +20.00%
10th Percentile £325 £279 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +1.64% -41.35%
10th Percentile £14.85 £13.55 £14.18
90th Percentile £35.50 £31.00 £16.69
South East median hourly rate £22.35 £17.48 £19.22
% change year-on-year +27.85% -9.04% +3.88%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +33 40 £431 +15.00% 1
High Wycombe - 2 £575 - 1
Confluence
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 48 (100.00%) JIRA
2 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 31 (64.58%) Git (software)
4 27 (56.25%) Linux
5 21 (43.75%) Redis
6 20 (41.67%) DevOps
6 20 (41.67%) MongoDB
7 19 (39.58%) Continuous Delivery
7 19 (39.58%) Finance
8 18 (37.50%) IBM
8 18 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (37.50%) OpenShift
9 17 (35.42%) NuoDB
9 17 (35.42%) Web Services
10 16 (33.33%) SOAP
10 16 (33.33%) REST
11 15 (31.25%) Open Source
11 15 (31.25%) XML
11 15 (31.25%) SQL
11 15 (31.25%) JSON
12 14 (29.17%) Selenium
12 14 (29.17%) Bash Shell
13 13 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (27.08%) MySQL
13 13 (27.08%) Tomcat
14 12 (25.00%) Python
14 12 (25.00%) Ruby
15 11 (22.92%) NoSQL
15 11 (22.92%) Ansible

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 13 (27.08%) Tomcat
2 9 (18.75%) OpenStack
3 5 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (10.42%) IIS
3 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.08%) InVision
4 1 (2.08%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 18 (37.50%) OpenShift
2 13 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (20.83%) IaaS
3 10 (20.83%) PaaS
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.25%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (4.17%) GitHub
5 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Firewall
2 5 (10.42%) SAN
3 4 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) Redis
2 20 (41.67%) MongoDB
3 18 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (35.42%) NuoDB
5 13 (27.08%) MySQL
6 11 (22.92%) NoSQL
7 8 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (10.42%) DB2
9 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
10 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 48 (100.00%) JIRA
2 32 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 31 (64.58%) Git (software)
4 14 (29.17%) Selenium
5 8 (16.67%) GitLab
6 6 (12.50%) Bitbucket
7 5 (10.42%) Appium
7 5 (10.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (10.42%) WebDriver
8 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
8 3 (6.25%) Grunt
8 3 (6.25%) gulp
8 3 (6.25%) Vagrant
9 2 (4.17%) git-flow
9 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (2.08%) Android Studio
10 1 (2.08%) Calabash
10 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Banking
3 6 (12.50%) Retail
4 5 (10.42%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.17%) Advertising
6 1 (2.08%) Automotive
6 1 (2.08%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Junior
4 5 (10.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (8.33%) HTML Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Java Automation Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Python Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
5 4 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Implementation Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) Web Services
2 16 (33.33%) REST
2 16 (33.33%) SOAP
3 15 (31.25%) JSON
3 15 (31.25%) XML
4 10 (20.83%) RESTful
5 9 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (18.75%) RAML
5 9 (18.75%) Swagger
5 9 (18.75%) YAML
6 8 (16.67%) LAMP
6 8 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
7 7 (14.58%) HTML
8 6 (12.50%) Middleware
9 5 (10.42%) CSS
10 4 (8.33%) jQuery
11 3 (6.25%) Ajax
11 3 (6.25%) HTML5
11 3 (6.25%) JSTL
11 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Mainframe
2 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.33%) User Experience
4 3 (6.25%) iPad
4 3 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (56.25%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Android
3 6 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 5 (10.42%) Mac OS X
4 5 (10.42%) Solaris
4 5 (10.42%) Unix
4 5 (10.42%) Windows
4 5 (10.42%) zOS
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) DevOps
3 19 (39.58%) Continuous Delivery
4 15 (31.25%) Open Source
5 10 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (18.75%) Load Balancing
7 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.58%) Process Improvement
7 7 (14.58%) Release Management
7 7 (14.58%) TDD
7 7 (14.58%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (12.50%) Kanban
8 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.42%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (10.42%) OOP
9 5 (10.42%) Programme Delivery
9 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.33%) Project Management
10 4 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) SQL
2 14 (29.17%) Bash Shell
3 12 (25.00%) Python
3 12 (25.00%) Ruby
4 9 (18.75%) Java
5 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.42%) Apple Swift
7 3 (6.25%) C#
8 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.08%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) APMG
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) PMO
1 5 (10.42%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Ansible
2 3 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) IBM
2 9 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.25%) Perforce
5 1 (2.08%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.08%) Cadence
5 1 (2.08%) Google
5 1 (2.08%) Planview
5 1 (2.08%) Remedy
5 1 (2.08%) VMware