Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 66 112
Rank change year-on-year -3 +46 +31
Contract jobs citing Confluence 85 132 91
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.64% 3.22% 1.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.74% 19.73% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 75 66
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - -4.04%
10th Percentile £387 £338 £324
90th Percentile £605 £550 £638
England median daily rate £488 £500 £495
% change year-on-year -2.50% +1.01% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year -21.35% -15.24% +16.67%

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 391 669 755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.15% 16.33% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 368 438
Median daily rate £425 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.41% +10.94%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £255
90th Percentile £606 £589 £600
England median daily rate £473 £475 £455
% change year-on-year -0.53% +4.40% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 39
Median hourly rate £14.50 £42.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.48% +121.05% +0.21%
10th Percentile £12.32 £17.40 £12.25
90th Percentile £24.00 £63.25 £42.75
Median hourly rate £21.25 £18.76 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.30% -1.29% -5.00%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Confluence as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Confluence in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Confluence in the East of England

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Confluence in the East of England over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Confluence in the East of England

Confluence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Confluence in the East of England.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +9 58 £455 +6.74% 5
Hertfordshire +11 16 £425 -22.73% 5
Cambridgeshire -14 6 £400 -27.27% 5
Bedfordshire +2 3 £448 -0.56%
Suffolk - 2 £575 -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 85 (100.00%) JIRA
2 59 (69.41%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (35.29%) Scrum
4 28 (32.94%) DevOps
5 24 (28.24%) MySQL
6 22 (25.88%) Oracle
6 22 (25.88%) Java
6 22 (25.88%) AWS
7 21 (24.71%) Jenkins
8 18 (21.18%) Linux
9 17 (20.00%) Kanban
10 16 (18.82%) Ansible
11 15 (17.65%) Terraform
11 15 (17.65%) Test Automation
11 15 (17.65%) TDD
11 15 (17.65%) Data Modelling
11 15 (17.65%) ETL
12 14 (16.47%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (16.47%) BDD
12 14 (16.47%) Microservices
13 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (14.12%) ITIL
14 12 (14.12%) C
14 12 (14.12%) SQL
14 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
14 12 (14.12%) Coaching
14 12 (14.12%) ServiceNow
14 12 (14.12%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (12.94%) AppDynamics

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 7 (8.24%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.18%) nginx
2 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.18%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.88%) AWS
2 6 (7.06%) Power Platform
3 4 (4.71%) Azure
3 4 (4.71%) IaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (1.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.18%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.18%) Serverless
4 1 (1.18%) Slack
4 1 (1.18%) Trello
4 1 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) Firewall
1 7 (8.24%) Internet
2 6 (7.06%) 802.11
2 6 (7.06%) Broadband
2 6 (7.06%) DOCSIS
2 6 (7.06%) DSL
2 6 (7.06%) Ethernet
2 6 (7.06%) HTTP
2 6 (7.06%) HTTPS
2 6 (7.06%) IPv4
2 6 (7.06%) IPv6
2 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.06%) Telnet
2 6 (7.06%) UPnP
2 6 (7.06%) Wireless
2 6 (7.06%) Wireshark
2 6 (7.06%) WLAN
2 6 (7.06%) WPA
2 6 (7.06%) WPA2
3 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.24%) MySQL
2 14 (16.47%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (11.76%) Pentaho
4 9 (10.59%) Hadoop
4 9 (10.59%) RDBMS
4 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database
6 6 (7.06%) Power BI
7 5 (5.88%) Data Mart
7 5 (5.88%) PowerCenter
7 5 (5.88%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (3.53%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.18%) Big Data
10 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.18%) Spotfire
10 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 85 (100.00%) JIRA
2 21 (24.71%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.94%) Bitbucket
4 8 (9.41%) Checkstyle
5 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.88%) GitLab
6 5 (5.88%) JIRA Agile
6 5 (5.88%) Selenium
7 4 (4.71%) JMeter
7 4 (4.71%) TestRail
8 3 (3.53%) LoadRunner
8 3 (3.53%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.53%) Subversion
8 3 (3.53%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.35%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.35%) Robot Framework
9 2 (2.35%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.18%) eggPlant
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
1 10 (11.76%) Public Sector
2 4 (4.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Games
4 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) Developer
2 18 (21.18%) Analyst
3 12 (14.12%) Java Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Architect
6 5 (5.88%) Linux Developer
6 5 (5.88%) Python Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) C Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Implementation Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Administrator
8 3 (3.53%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (3.53%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Consultant
8 3 (3.53%) Performance Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Power BI Consultant
8 3 (3.53%) Scrum Master
8 3 (3.53%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.94%) Spring
1 11 (12.94%) Spring Boot
1 11 (12.94%) XML
2 10 (11.76%) J2EE
3 9 (10.59%) JDBC
3 9 (10.59%) Kafka
4 6 (7.06%) 802.1X
4 6 (7.06%) HTML
5 5 (5.88%) JSON
6 4 (4.71%) J2SE
7 3 (3.53%) CSS
7 3 (3.53%) Java EE
8 2 (2.35%) .NET
8 2 (2.35%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.18%) Keycloak
9 1 (1.18%) Node.js
9 1 (1.18%) REST
9 1 (1.18%) Web Services
9 1 (1.18%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.06%) IPTV
3 5 (5.88%) User Experience
4 4 (4.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.71%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.53%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.53%) Social Media
6 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.18%) PKI
6 1 (1.18%) STB
6 1 (1.18%) Tandem
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.18%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) Unix
3 4 (4.71%) Windows
4 2 (2.35%) CentOS
5 1 (1.18%) Android
5 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (69.41%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.29%) Scrum
3 28 (32.94%) DevOps
4 17 (20.00%) Kanban
5 15 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 15 (17.65%) ETL
5 15 (17.65%) TDD
5 15 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 14 (16.47%) BDD
6 14 (16.47%) Microservices
7 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (14.12%) Coaching
8 12 (14.12%) ITIL
8 12 (14.12%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 11 (12.94%) Test Strategy
10 10 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (11.76%) Data Security
10 10 (11.76%) Process Improvement
10 10 (11.76%) User Stories
11 9 (10.59%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.88%) Java
2 12 (14.12%) C
2 12 (14.12%) SQL
3 11 (12.94%) Python
4 9 (10.59%) Java 8
5 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.24%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.71%) PHP
6 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.35%) C#
7 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.18%) Perl
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
8 1 (1.18%) Scala
8 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.53%) OCP
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.35%) Degree
4 2 (2.35%) IIBA
4 2 (2.35%) ISEB
5 1 (1.18%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.18%) CCNA
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.35%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Apache Flume
2 7 (8.24%) Docker
2 7 (8.24%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) Ansible
2 15 (17.65%) Terraform
3 7 (8.24%) HP ALM
3 7 (8.24%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.71%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.53%) Puppet
6 2 (2.35%) Packer
7 1 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 22 (25.88%) Oracle
2 12 (14.12%) ServiceNow
3 11 (12.94%) AppDynamics
4 7 (8.24%) HP
5 6 (7.06%) Atlassian
5 6 (7.06%) Cisco
5 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.06%) SAP
6 4 (4.71%) BEA
6 4 (4.71%) webMethods
7 3 (3.53%) Informatica
8 1 (1.18%) Ariba
8 1 (1.18%) Black Duck
8 1 (1.18%) Kronos
8 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.18%) VMware