Period
to 16 September 2021

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 6 months to 16 September 2021 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 85 51 87
Rank change year-on-year -34 +36 +18
Contract jobs citing Confluence 9 5 37
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.68% 0.94% 1.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.72% 11.63% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
10th Percentile " " £374
25th Percentile £300 " £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £405 £315 £463
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% -31.89% +26.87%
75th Percentile £549 " £575
90th Percentile £610 £389 £578
England median daily rate £500 £488 £488
% change year-on-year +2.56% - -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 134 43 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.17% 8.10% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 19 176
10th Percentile £183 £175 £145
25th Percentile £256 £315 £297
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £363 £400
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% -
75th Percentile £482 £475 £478
90th Percentile £539 £534 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
10th Percentile £16.47 £12.79 £12.07
25th Percentile £18.29 £14.56 £13.00
Median hourly rate £21.46 £17.50 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year +22.63% +22.55% +14.24%
75th Percentile £24.50 £18.75 £16.00
90th Percentile £26.25 £19.50 £18.55
England median hourly rate £24.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.95% +7.50% -

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Confluence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in the East Midlands

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Confluence in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Confluence in the East Midlands

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Confluence in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 16 September 2021. 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
Nottinghamshire - 5 £580 - 9
Lincolnshire - 2 £300 -
Derbyshire -13 1 - - 1
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
4 3 (33.33%) Influencing Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Groovy
5 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
5 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
5 2 (22.22%) Artifactory
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) Puppet
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) ADO
5 2 (22.22%) Windows

Confluence
Co-occurring 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Azure
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) OpenShift
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Artifactory
3 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) SonarQube
3 2 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) TestRail
4 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Influencing Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
2 2 (22.22%) Social Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
1 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Services Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) ADO
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Core
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Vue.js
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Sprint Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Backlog Management
5 1 (11.11%) Backlog Prioritisation
5 1 (11.11%) Inventory Management
5 1 (11.11%) Product Backlog
5 1 (11.11%) Product Roadmap
5 1 (11.11%) Product Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Groovy
1 2 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Istio
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Micro Focus
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com