Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 94 143
Rank change year-on-year +35 +49 +43
Contract jobs citing Confluence 178 133 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.57% 2.60% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.88% 15.03% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 99 36
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -9.57%
10th Percentile £325 £305 £266
90th Percentile £583 £575 £530
England median daily rate £495 £500 £470
% change year-on-year -1.10% +6.38% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £39.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% - -
England median hourly rate £43.63 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -0.85% -2.22% -25.00%

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 943 885 740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.92% 17.33% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 502 423
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +0.65%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £581 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 29
East of England median hourly rate £37.54 £37.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +29.82% +18.75%
10th Percentile £18.05 £14.00 £10.61
90th Percentile £48.84 £45.50 £41.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +26 111 £444 -11.25% 8
Cambridgeshire +13 28 £550 +35.38% 5
Hertfordshire -9 20 £550 +15.79% 6
Bedfordshire -2 18 £450 - 1
Norfolk +8 1 - -
Suffolk -8 1 £425 -10.53%
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 167 (93.82%) JIRA
2 128 (71.91%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (52.25%) Scrum
4 73 (41.01%) Java
5 66 (37.08%) SQL
6 63 (35.39%) Oracle
7 56 (31.46%) Jenkins
8 53 (29.78%) User Stories
9 50 (28.09%) DevOps
10 49 (27.53%) Linux
11 46 (25.84%) Security Cleared
11 46 (25.84%) Pentaho
12 44 (24.72%) Kanban
13 43 (24.16%) Amazon AWS
14 42 (23.60%) MySQL
14 42 (23.60%) Acceptance Criteria
15 40 (22.47%) Test Automation
16 38 (21.35%) TDD
16 38 (21.35%) BDD
17 36 (20.22%) SC Cleared
18 34 (19.10%) Coaching
19 32 (17.98%) Problem-Solving
20 31 (17.42%) Unix
21 30 (16.85%) Configuration Management
21 30 (16.85%) Git (software)
21 30 (16.85%) Selenium
21 30 (16.85%) User Acceptance Testing
22 29 (16.29%) QA
23 28 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
23 28 (15.73%) ETL

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 12 (6.74%) SharePoint
1 12 (6.74%) WebLogic
2 10 (5.62%) Mule
3 5 (2.81%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.56%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.12%) HipChat
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (0.56%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 43 (24.16%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.12%) GitHub
4 2 (1.12%) Slack
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.56%) PaaS
5 1 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Serverless
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.11%) Internet
2 3 (1.69%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.56%) SSH
3 1 (0.56%) VPN
3 1 (0.56%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.84%) Pentaho
2 42 (23.60%) MySQL
3 17 (9.55%) Hadoop
4 15 (8.43%) Impala
5 13 (7.30%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (7.30%) RDBMS
5 13 (7.30%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.93%) Big Data
7 6 (3.37%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.81%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.69%) Ingres
10 3 (1.69%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.12%) PowerCenter
12 1 (0.56%) DB2
12 1 (0.56%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 167 (93.82%) JIRA
2 56 (31.46%) Jenkins
3 30 (16.85%) Git (software)
3 30 (16.85%) Selenium
4 28 (15.73%) SoapUI
5 25 (14.04%) JMeter
6 24 (13.48%) LoadRunner
7 22 (12.36%) Bitbucket
8 16 (8.99%) Maven
9 15 (8.43%) Artifactory
10 14 (7.87%) JUnit
11 13 (7.30%) JIRA Agile
12 7 (3.93%) Checkstyle
13 6 (3.37%) CA Gen
14 5 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (2.81%) TeamCity
15 4 (2.25%) GitLab
15 4 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (2.25%) Subversion
16 3 (1.69%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (11.24%) Finance
2 6 (3.37%) Electronics
2 6 (3.37%) Manufacturing
2 6 (3.37%) Marketing
2 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.69%) Legal
4 2 (1.12%) Games
4 2 (1.12%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) French Language
5 1 (0.56%) German Language
5 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (27.53%) Developer
2 34 (19.10%) Analyst
3 22 (12.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (12.36%) Java Developer
4 16 (8.99%) Scrum Master
5 12 (6.74%) Pentaho Developer
6 11 (6.18%) Test Analyst
6 11 (6.18%) Tester
7 10 (5.62%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.49%) QA Tester
9 7 (3.93%) Administrator
9 7 (3.93%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (3.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.93%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) Author
10 6 (3.37%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (3.37%) Scala Developer
10 6 (3.37%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.37%) Technical Author
10 6 (3.37%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.17%) Web Services
2 22 (12.36%) SOAP
3 21 (11.80%) REST
4 15 (8.43%) J2EE
4 15 (8.43%) Spring
5 10 (5.62%) RAML
6 9 (5.06%) JSON
6 9 (5.06%) RESTful
6 9 (5.06%) Spring Boot
7 8 (4.49%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (3.93%) XML
9 5 (2.81%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (2.25%) .NET
10 4 (2.25%) Java EE
11 3 (1.69%) Gherkin
11 3 (1.69%) JMS
11 3 (1.69%) Spring Batch
11 3 (1.69%) XSLT
12 2 (1.12%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.12%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.67%) Client/Server
2 12 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.93%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (3.37%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.81%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.69%) User Experience
9 2 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.56%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.56%) CMDB
10 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.56%) Derivative
10 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 49 (27.53%) Linux
2 31 (17.42%) Unix
3 20 (11.24%) Windows
4 7 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.12%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (71.91%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (52.25%) Scrum
3 53 (29.78%) User Stories
4 50 (28.09%) DevOps
5 44 (24.72%) Kanban
6 42 (23.60%) Acceptance Criteria
7 40 (22.47%) Test Automation
8 38 (21.35%) BDD
8 38 (21.35%) TDD
9 34 (19.10%) Coaching
10 32 (17.98%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (16.85%) Configuration Management
11 30 (16.85%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (15.73%) ETL
13 27 (15.17%) Mentoring
13 27 (15.17%) Test Strategy
14 25 (14.04%) Data Engineering
15 24 (13.48%) Performance Testing
16 22 (12.36%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (41.01%) Java
2 66 (37.08%) SQL
3 27 (15.17%) Shell Script
4 16 (8.99%) PL/SQL
5 14 (7.87%) Java 8
6 10 (5.62%) Python
7 9 (5.06%) Scala
8 8 (4.49%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.49%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.93%) Perl
10 6 (3.37%) Ruby
11 4 (2.25%) Groovy
12 3 (1.69%) C#
13 2 (1.12%) C
13 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.56%) PHP
14 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (25.84%) Security Cleared
2 36 (20.22%) SC Cleared
3 23 (12.92%) ISEB
4 22 (12.36%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.69%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.12%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.56%) Degree
8 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.29%) QA
2 21 (11.80%) Data Quality
3 7 (3.93%) PMO
4 4 (2.25%) GDPR
4 4 (2.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (10.67%) Docker
2 2 (1.12%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (15.73%) Ansible
2 18 (10.11%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (10.11%) Puppet
3 10 (5.62%) Terraform
4 6 (3.37%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.25%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.12%) Salt
7 1 (0.56%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.56%) Kibana
7 1 (0.56%) Mesos
7 1 (0.56%) Rancher
7 1 (0.56%) yum
Vendors
1 63 (35.39%) Oracle
2 17 (9.55%) Atlassian
3 15 (8.43%) Red Hat
4 11 (6.18%) Informatica
5 10 (5.62%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.62%) SAP
5 10 (5.62%) webMethods
6 9 (5.06%) BEA
7 6 (3.37%) Cloudera
7 6 (3.37%) Pega
8 3 (1.69%) HP
8 3 (1.69%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.69%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.12%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.12%) New Relic
9 2 (1.12%) Splunk
10 1 (0.56%) Sonatype
10 1 (0.56%) VMware