Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 76 85
Rank change year-on-year +15 +9 +21
Contract jobs citing Confluence 34 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.73% 1.35% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.43% 9.14% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 6
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £535 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.86% +38.06% -8.82%
10th Percentile £325 £368 £364
90th Percentile £593 £575 £435
North West median daily rate £400 £535 £425
% change year-on-year -25.23% +25.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £61.25 -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 207 197 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.63% 14.75% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 130 142
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £181
90th Percentile £569 £550 £598
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 8
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.25 £24.00 £14.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.13% +69.25% -27.28%
10th Percentile £15.43 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.68 £38.75 £16.78
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.89% +50.00% -14.29%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Cheshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Cheshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Cheshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Cheshire

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Cheshire 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
Knutsford +10 22 £365 -8.86% 1
Warrington -2 6 £625 +16.82% 1
Crewe - 2 £350 - 1
Confluence
North West

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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 33 (97.06%) JIRA
2 22 (64.71%) Test Automation
2 22 (64.71%) Java
2 22 (64.71%) Jenkins
3 20 (58.82%) Gradle
3 20 (58.82%) Android SDK
3 20 (58.82%) Android Development
3 20 (58.82%) Git (software)
3 20 (58.82%) Android
3 20 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (55.88%) Unit Testing
5 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
6 17 (50.00%) HTML
7 16 (47.06%) C
7 16 (47.06%) C++
7 16 (47.06%) CSS
7 16 (47.06%) Cryptography
7 16 (47.06%) HTML5
7 16 (47.06%) CSS3
7 16 (47.06%) Android NDK
7 16 (47.06%) AngularJS
7 16 (47.06%) Ionic Framework
7 16 (47.06%) Secure Coding
8 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (32.35%) Finance
10 9 (26.47%) Scrum
11 5 (14.71%) Project Management
12 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
12 4 (11.76%) Banking
12 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (8.82%) InVision
1 3 (8.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (2.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (2.94%) Serverless
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (2.94%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (97.06%) JIRA
2 22 (64.71%) Jenkins
3 20 (58.82%) Git (software)
3 20 (58.82%) Gradle
4 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.88%) Gatling
4 2 (5.88%) JMeter
4 2 (5.88%) Selenium
4 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.94%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 20 (58.82%) Android Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Designer
4 3 (8.82%) Digital Agile Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) DBA
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) Android SDK
2 17 (50.00%) HTML
3 16 (47.06%) Android NDK
3 16 (47.06%) AngularJS
3 16 (47.06%) CSS
3 16 (47.06%) CSS3
3 16 (47.06%) HTML5
3 16 (47.06%) Ionic Framework
4 3 (8.82%) Velocity
5 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.94%) boto
6 1 (2.94%) JSON
6 1 (2.94%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Taxonomies
1 3 (8.82%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Android
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Test Automation
2 20 (58.82%) Android Development
2 20 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (55.88%) Unit Testing
4 16 (47.06%) Cryptography
4 16 (47.06%) Secure Coding
5 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (26.47%) Scrum
7 5 (14.71%) Project Management
8 4 (11.76%) Project Governance
8 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 4 (11.76%) User Stories
9 3 (8.82%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (8.82%) Burndown Charts
9 3 (8.82%) Information Architecture
9 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.82%) Prototyping
9 3 (8.82%) Service Design
9 3 (8.82%) Strategic Thinking
9 3 (8.82%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) Java
2 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 16 (47.06%) C
3 16 (47.06%) C++
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Adobe
2 1 (2.94%) Atlassian