Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 August 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 104 155
Rank change year-on-year +9 +51 +32
Contract jobs citing Confluence 118 103 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.37% 2.18% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.55% 11.66% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 79 27
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £313 £275 £273
90th Percentile £600 £575 £597
England median daily rate £500 £480 £465
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.23% +12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East of England median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £43.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +20.83% +2.86% -22.22%

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 of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 871 883 820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.48% 18.71% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 516 487
East of England median daily rate £450 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +9.69% +11.11%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £208
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 35
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +17.50% -33.33%
10th Percentile £13.32 £12.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £48.38 £40.00 £39.50
England median hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in the East of England

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in the East of England

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in the East of England

Confluence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Confluence in the East of England

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Essex +11 63 £500 +8.11% 4
Cambridgeshire +21 20 £395 +12.86% 8
Bedfordshire -8 15 £450 -5.26%
Hertfordshire -10 12 £413 +3.13% 5
Suffolk - 7 £450 - 4
Norfolk +13 1 £450 +80.00% 1
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 109 (92.37%) JIRA
2 83 (70.34%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (41.53%) Scrum
4 39 (33.05%) Java
5 36 (30.51%) DevOps
6 34 (28.81%) Jenkins
7 33 (27.97%) User Stories
8 32 (27.12%) SQL
9 26 (22.03%) TDD
9 26 (22.03%) Acceptance Criteria
10 25 (21.19%) Kanban
11 23 (19.49%) Oracle
11 23 (19.49%) Security Cleared
11 23 (19.49%) BDD
12 21 (17.80%) Mentoring
13 20 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
14 19 (16.10%) Coaching
14 19 (16.10%) Ansible
14 19 (16.10%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (16.10%) Test Automation
14 19 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (15.25%) Pentaho
16 17 (14.41%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (14.41%) Selenium
17 16 (13.56%) QA
17 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
17 16 (13.56%) SC Cleared
17 16 (13.56%) Linux
18 15 (12.71%) MySQL
18 15 (12.71%) Configuration Management

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (11.02%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.93%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.85%) JBoss
4 1 (0.85%) nginx
4 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.85%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.93%) GitHub
2 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.69%) G Suite
3 2 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.85%) Office 365
4 1 (0.85%) Slack
4 1 (0.85%) Stackdriver
4 1 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) HTTP
2 7 (5.93%) Internet
3 3 (2.54%) Firewall
3 3 (2.54%) SSL
3 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.69%) BGP
4 2 (1.69%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.69%) IPsec
4 2 (1.69%) Multicast
4 2 (1.69%) SNMP
4 2 (1.69%) TACACS
4 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.85%) 802.11
5 1 (0.85%) DNS
5 1 (0.85%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.85%) MPLS
5 1 (0.85%) OSPF
5 1 (0.85%) RTCP
5 1 (0.85%) RTP
5 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.25%) Pentaho
2 15 (12.71%) MySQL
3 8 (6.78%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.08%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.08%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.24%) Impala
6 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.54%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.69%) Big Data
8 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.85%) Power BI
9 1 (0.85%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.85%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 109 (92.37%) JIRA
2 34 (28.81%) Jenkins
3 17 (14.41%) Selenium
4 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
5 15 (12.71%) SoapUI
6 14 (11.86%) JMeter
6 14 (11.86%) LoadRunner
6 14 (11.86%) Maven
7 12 (10.17%) Bitbucket
8 10 (8.47%) JIRA Agile
9 7 (5.93%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (5.08%) Artifactory
10 6 (5.08%) Zephyr
11 4 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (3.39%) GitLab
11 4 (3.39%) JUnit
11 4 (3.39%) Subversion
11 4 (3.39%) TeamCity
11 4 (3.39%) Vagrant
11 4 (3.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (7.63%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Games
2 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.54%) Legal
4 2 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (24.58%) Analyst
2 24 (20.34%) Developer
3 17 (14.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (11.86%) Java Developer
5 13 (11.02%) Scrum Master
6 12 (10.17%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.63%) AWS DevOps
7 9 (7.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 9 (7.63%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Pentaho Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Tester
10 4 (3.39%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) PMO Analyst
11 3 (2.54%) Agile Scrum Master
11 3 (2.54%) Configuration Manager
11 3 (2.54%) Designer
11 3 (2.54%) QA Analyst
11 3 (2.54%) QA Tester
11 3 (2.54%) Solutions Designer
11 3 (2.54%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) SOAP
2 7 (5.93%) JSON
2 7 (5.93%) Web Services
3 6 (5.08%) Spring
3 6 (5.08%) Spring Boot
3 6 (5.08%) XML
4 5 (4.24%) .NET
4 5 (4.24%) REST
5 4 (3.39%) Java EE
5 4 (3.39%) JMS
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (3.39%) Spring Batch
5 4 (3.39%) Velocity
5 4 (3.39%) XSLT
6 3 (2.54%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (2.54%) J2EE
6 3 (2.54%) Swagger
7 2 (1.69%) Django
7 2 (1.69%) Node.js
7 2 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.63%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.78%) User Experience
4 7 (5.93%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.24%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.54%) IPTV
7 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.54%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.85%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.85%) Replication
9 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.56%) Linux
2 10 (8.47%) Windows
3 9 (7.63%) Unix
4 2 (1.69%) Solaris
5 1 (0.85%) CentOS
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (70.34%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (41.53%) Scrum
3 36 (30.51%) DevOps
4 33 (27.97%) User Stories
5 26 (22.03%) Acceptance Criteria
5 26 (22.03%) TDD
6 25 (21.19%) Kanban
7 23 (19.49%) BDD
8 21 (17.80%) Mentoring
9 19 (16.10%) Coaching
9 19 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (16.10%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (16.10%) Test Automation
10 17 (14.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (12.71%) Configuration Management
11 15 (12.71%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 15 (12.71%) Software Delivery
12 12 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (10.17%) Microservices
12 12 (10.17%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.05%) Java
2 32 (27.12%) SQL
3 12 (10.17%) Python
4 11 (9.32%) Shell Script
5 10 (8.47%) Bash Shell
5 10 (8.47%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.63%) Ruby
7 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.08%) C
9 5 (4.24%) Java 8
9 5 (4.24%) Perl
10 3 (2.54%) C#
10 3 (2.54%) PHP
11 2 (1.69%) Go
11 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.85%) C++
12 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (19.49%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.17%) ISEB
4 10 (8.47%) ISTQB
5 6 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.54%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.69%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) CCNA
8 1 (0.85%) CCNP
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.85%) Degree
8 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.56%) QA
2 7 (5.93%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.24%) PMO
4 3 (2.54%) GDPR
4 3 (2.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.71%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (16.10%) Ansible
2 10 (8.47%) Terraform
3 8 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.78%) Puppet
4 5 (4.24%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (3.39%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.85%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.85%) Kibana
7 1 (0.85%) logstash
7 1 (0.85%) Mesos
7 1 (0.85%) Rancher
7 1 (0.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (19.49%) Oracle
2 15 (12.71%) Atlassian
3 6 (5.08%) SAP
4 5 (4.24%) Informatica
4 5 (4.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.24%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.39%) Google
5 4 (3.39%) New Relic
5 4 (3.39%) Splunk
5 4 (3.39%) webMethods
6 3 (2.54%) HP
6 3 (2.54%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.69%) BEA
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco
7 2 (1.69%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.69%) F5
7 2 (1.69%) Pega
7 2 (1.69%) Tableau
8 1 (0.85%) MikroTik
8 1 (0.85%) Sonatype