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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 21 May 2022 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
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 80 61 74
Rank change year-on-year -19 +13 +27
Contract jobs citing Confluence 14 9 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.01% 0.95% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.76% 11.84% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 8
10th Percentile £350 £328 £292
25th Percentile £413 £336 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £340 £475
Median % change year-on-year +32.35% -28.42% +7.04%
75th Percentile £500 £383 £688
90th Percentile £530 £523 £689
England median daily rate £525 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% -2.50%

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 119 76 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.54% 8.04% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 54 58
10th Percentile £192 £137 £132
25th Percentile £325 £203 £316
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £350 £413
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -15.15% +10.00%
75th Percentile £500 £421 £516
90th Percentile £550 £524 £550
England median daily rate £525 £486 £475
% change year-on-year +8.00% +2.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
10th Percentile £21.38 £15.08 £12.20
25th Percentile £21.56 £15.19 £13.08
Median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £14.86
Median % change year-on-year +26.39% +21.11% -3.30%
75th Percentile £23.69 £23.17 £16.33
90th Percentile £23.73 £25.72 £17.03
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +22.50% +14.29%

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 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +7 8 £475 -9.09% 1
Leicestershire -9 2 £350 +2.94% 2
Lincolnshire - 2 £450 -
Derbyshire -12 1 £350 - 2
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) Agile
4 5 (35.71%) Social Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 3 (21.43%) MySQL
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Laravel
6 2 (14.29%) Symfony
6 2 (14.29%) Use Case
6 2 (14.29%) Drupal
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 2 (14.29%) Velocity
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (14.29%) Sprint Retrospective
6 2 (14.29%) Sprint Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Jenkins

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 2 (14.29%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MadCap Flare
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Snagit
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Lucidchart
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft 365
1 1 (7.14%) Power Platform
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Balsamiq
4 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 1 (7.14%) TestRail
General
1 5 (35.71%) Social Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Documentation Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
3 1 (7.14%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum Master
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Writer
3 1 (7.14%) Author
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Author
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Laravel
1 2 (14.29%) Symfony
1 2 (14.29%) Velocity
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Scrum
2 7 (50.00%) Agile
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Sprint Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Sprint Retrospective
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
5 1 (7.14%) Product Backlog
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat