Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 124 152
Rank change year-on-year +37 +28 +36
Contract jobs citing Confluence 110 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.35% 1.32% 0.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.16% 7.95% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 46 32
East of England median daily rate £450 £489 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.93% +8.61% -10.00%
10th Percentile £326 £269 £375
90th Percentile £645 £558 £589
England median daily rate £500 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -20.83% +37.14%

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 777 742 769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.60% 16.61% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 444 405
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £215 £206
90th Percentile £600 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 60
East of England median hourly rate £22.00 £31.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.71% +22.12% +30.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.63 £8.75
90th Percentile £44.90 £43.45 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +8.33%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Hertfordshire -1 34 £475 +49.02% 8
Cambridgeshire +8 29 £419 -1.47% 2
Bedfordshire +16 24 £450 - 3
Essex -7 16 £625 +20.19%
Suffolk +18 9 £450 +5.88% 1
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 110 (100.00%) JIRA
2 71 (64.55%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (43.64%) Java
3 48 (43.64%) Scrum
4 47 (42.73%) Atlassian
5 41 (37.27%) Retail
6 40 (36.36%) Jenkins
7 33 (30.00%) E-Commerce
8 32 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (28.18%) Tomcat
10 28 (25.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 28 (25.45%) Maven
11 27 (24.55%) Selenium
12 26 (23.64%) J2EE
12 26 (23.64%) User Stories
12 26 (23.64%) SoapUI
13 25 (22.73%) JUnit
13 25 (22.73%) Business Analysis
14 24 (21.82%) Test Automation
14 24 (21.82%) BDD
15 23 (20.91%) Git (software)
15 23 (20.91%) Kanban
15 23 (20.91%) TeamCity
16 22 (20.00%) TDD
16 22 (20.00%) Python
16 22 (20.00%) ATDD
17 21 (19.09%) Cucumber
17 21 (19.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 21 (19.09%) SOA
17 21 (19.09%) SQL

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 31 (28.18%) Tomcat
2 19 (17.27%) JBoss
3 13 (11.82%) WebSphere
4 11 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 8 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.82%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.91%) Apache
8 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.91%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) HipChat
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.64%) Sauce Labs
3 3 (2.73%) Force.com
3 3 (2.73%) PaaS
3 3 (2.73%) SaaS
4 2 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.82%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.82%) GitHub
4 2 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.82%) Serverless
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.91%) Office 365
5 1 (0.91%) Route 53
5 1 (0.91%) Slack
5 1 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) Internet
2 2 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.82%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (6.36%) DB2
4 6 (5.45%) MySQL
4 6 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.45%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.64%) Redis
5 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.82%) Power BI
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.91%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.91%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 110 (100.00%) JIRA
2 40 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 28 (25.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 28 (25.45%) Maven
4 27 (24.55%) Selenium
5 26 (23.64%) SoapUI
6 25 (22.73%) JUnit
7 23 (20.91%) Git (software)
7 23 (20.91%) TeamCity
8 21 (19.09%) Cucumber
8 21 (19.09%) WebDriver
9 17 (15.45%) JBehave
10 14 (12.73%) Bitbucket
11 12 (10.91%) Ant
12 11 (10.00%) SpecFlow
12 11 (10.00%) TestNG
13 9 (8.18%) Gradle
14 5 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (3.64%) Apache Ivy
15 4 (3.64%) Appium
General
1 41 (37.27%) Retail
2 19 (17.27%) Finance
3 11 (10.00%) Games
3 11 (10.00%) Law
4 4 (3.64%) Banking
4 4 (3.64%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (21.82%) Analyst
2 23 (20.91%) Developer
3 19 (17.27%) Business Analyst
4 18 (16.36%) Scrum Master
5 13 (11.82%) Architect
6 10 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 9 (8.18%) Developer in Test
7 9 (8.18%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 9 (8.18%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 9 (8.18%) Software Developer
7 9 (8.18%) Tester
8 8 (7.27%) Project Manager
8 8 (7.27%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.27%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.64%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.64%) Development Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.64%) J2EE
2 20 (18.18%) RESTful
2 20 (18.18%) Spring
3 14 (12.73%) Web Services
4 13 (11.82%) SOAP
5 12 (10.91%) Middleware
6 10 (9.09%) XML
7 9 (8.18%) Hibernate
7 9 (8.18%) jQuery
7 9 (8.18%) JSON
7 9 (8.18%) Velocity
8 8 (7.27%) .NET
9 7 (6.36%) .NET Framework
10 6 (5.45%) Gherkin
11 4 (3.64%) REST
12 3 (2.73%) HTML
13 2 (1.82%) boto
13 2 (1.82%) Node.js
14 1 (0.91%) EJB
14 1 (0.91%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) RIA
2 10 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.27%) Virtual Team
4 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.55%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.82%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.91%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.91%) Animation
8 1 (0.91%) CMDB
8 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.91%) IVR
8 1 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.91%) User Experience
8 1 (0.91%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.09%) Unix
2 16 (14.55%) Solaris
3 10 (9.09%) Linux
3 10 (9.09%) Windows
4 4 (3.64%) Android
4 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.64%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.91%) CentOS
5 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (64.55%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (43.64%) Scrum
3 33 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 32 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (23.64%) User Stories
6 25 (22.73%) Business Analysis
7 24 (21.82%) BDD
7 24 (21.82%) Test Automation
8 23 (20.91%) Kanban
9 22 (20.00%) ATDD
9 22 (20.00%) TDD
10 21 (19.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 21 (19.09%) SOA
11 20 (18.18%) Defect Management
12 19 (17.27%) SDLC
13 17 (15.45%) Continuous Delivery
14 16 (14.55%) DNA
14 16 (14.55%) Time Management
15 15 (13.64%) SDET
16 14 (12.73%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 48 (43.64%) Java
2 22 (20.00%) Python
3 21 (19.09%) SQL
4 14 (12.73%) C
4 14 (12.73%) Ruby
5 13 (11.82%) C#
6 12 (10.91%) Perl
7 9 (8.18%) PL/SQL
8 8 (7.27%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.45%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.64%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.73%) PHP
11 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.91%) Groovy
12 1 (0.91%) Scala
12 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.82%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.91%) Degree
4 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.82%) GCP
System Software
1 11 (10.00%) Docker
2 2 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) Ansible
2 5 (4.55%) Terraform
3 4 (3.64%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.64%) Rancher
4 3 (2.73%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (2.73%) Mesos
4 3 (2.73%) Puppet
5 2 (1.82%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.91%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.91%) yum
Vendors
1 47 (42.73%) Atlassian
2 13 (11.82%) Oracle
3 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.64%) Adobe
4 4 (3.64%) hybris
4 4 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.73%) Remedy
5 3 (2.73%) SAP
5 3 (2.73%) Sonatype
6 2 (1.82%) Ariba
6 2 (1.82%) Concur
6 2 (1.82%) HP
6 2 (1.82%) IBM
6 2 (1.82%) Tableau
7 1 (0.91%) CA
7 1 (0.91%) Nimsoft
7 1 (0.91%) Splunk