The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Confluence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
England / East Midlands
Rank 94 95 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.34% 0.12% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.60% 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £424
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% -16.66%  

Confluence is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 192 210 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 13.08% 13.00% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 130 131
Median daily rate £338 £325 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -7.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £111 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £14.30 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.28% -3.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £20.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Confluence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in the East Midlands

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in the East Midlands

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +3 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 12 (100.00%) JIRA
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) User Stories
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) User Experience
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) Kanban
5 3 (25.00%) Trello
5 3 (25.00%) IIBA
5 3 (25.00%) CBAP
5 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Adobe
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) Blog
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (8.33%) Retail
7 1 (8.33%) Content Management
7 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) JSON
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) CMS
7 1 (8.33%) MS Office
7 1 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Digital Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) UX Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Author
5 2 (16.67%) Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Software Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Author
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Product Owner
6 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Product Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (16.67%) Blog
4 1 (8.33%) iPad
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) User Stories
3 3 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) API Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CBAP
1 3 (25.00%) IIBA
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) Informatica
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com