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 25 June 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.

Confluence
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 89 97
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 17 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.13% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.62% 2.16% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Median daily rate £338 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £450 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.35 - -

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 223 232 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 14.80% 15.29% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 151 142
Median daily rate £350 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £282 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -10.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Nottinghamshire +4 10 £338 -35.71% 1
Northamptonshire -6 1 £475 +5.55% 1
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 22 (95.65%) JIRA
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) Scrum
4 10 (43.48%) TDD
4 10 (43.48%) Kanban
4 10 (43.48%) BDD
5 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
6 6 (26.09%) User Stories
6 6 (26.09%) Coaching
6 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (26.09%) QA
6 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) Workflow
7 5 (21.74%) Degree
7 5 (21.74%) .NET
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (17.39%) RESTful
8 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
8 4 (17.39%) ATDD
8 4 (17.39%) Big Data
8 4 (17.39%) Microservices
8 4 (17.39%) C#
8 4 (17.39%) SOAP
8 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 4 (17.39%) XML
8 4 (17.39%) DSDM

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 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (8.70%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (8.70%) IaaS
3 2 (8.70%) PaaS
3 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Big Data
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 22 (95.65%) JIRA
2 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.70%) MSTest
5 2 (8.70%) NSubstitute
5 2 (8.70%) Selenium
5 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (4.35%) NuGet
6 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Business Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Junior
4 4 (17.39%) Junior Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Junior Business Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum Master
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Scrum Master
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Development Manager
6 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Development Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) JSON
2 4 (17.39%) RESTful
2 4 (17.39%) SOAP
2 4 (17.39%) WCF
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) Autofac
3 2 (8.70%) boto
3 2 (8.70%) Serverless Framework
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) JSP
4 1 (4.35%) Servlets
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) Spring Boot
4 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Scrum
3 10 (43.48%) BDD
3 10 (43.48%) Kanban
3 10 (43.48%) TDD
4 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (26.09%) Coaching
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (26.09%) User Stories
5 5 (21.74%) Workflow
6 4 (17.39%) ATDD
6 4 (17.39%) DSDM
6 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 4 (17.39%) Microservices
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) DevOps
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) CBAP
2 3 (13.04%) IIBA
2 3 (13.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) Informatica
2 2 (8.70%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (4.35%) hybris
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft