Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 146 187
Rank change year-on-year +58 +41 +5
Contract jobs citing Confluence 133 51 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.58% 1.05% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.43% 6.73% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 39 16
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.17% +3.66%
10th Percentile £303 £262 £364
90th Percentile £575 £530 £597
England median daily rate £500 £470 £438
% change year-on-year +6.44% +7.37% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
East of England median hourly rate £39.50 - £60.00
England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% -25.00% +41.18%

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 922 758 1035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.86% 15.56% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 459 590
East of England median daily rate £430 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.97% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £238 £217 £195
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 80
East of England median hourly rate £36.50 £31.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.87% +6.78% +40.48%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.60 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.75 £44.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.43
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.96% +7.92%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +13 44 £513 +4.59% 2
Bedfordshire +22 33 £450 -
Cambridgeshire +14 29 £394 -1.56% 3
Hertfordshire -12 23 £475 +35.71% 6
Norfolk - 2 £250 -
Suffolk - 2 £463 -
East Anglia - 2 £485 -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 132 (99.25%) JIRA
2 103 (77.44%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (54.14%) Scrum
4 49 (36.84%) Kanban
5 46 (34.59%) Atlassian
5 46 (34.59%) BDD
6 45 (33.83%) TDD
6 45 (33.83%) Java
7 44 (33.08%) User Stories
8 43 (32.33%) Git (software)
9 39 (29.32%) DevOps
10 38 (28.57%) Retail
11 35 (26.32%) SOA
12 34 (25.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 34 (25.56%) Jenkins
12 34 (25.56%) Acceptance Criteria
13 31 (23.31%) SQL
14 29 (21.80%) Test Automation
14 29 (21.80%) Enterprise Software
15 28 (21.05%) Software Delivery
15 28 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (21.05%) Selenium
16 27 (20.30%) Tomcat
17 26 (19.55%) User Acceptance Testing
17 26 (19.55%) SDLC
17 26 (19.55%) JIRA Agile
18 24 (18.05%) TeamCity
18 24 (18.05%) Python
19 23 (17.29%) Oracle
19 23 (17.29%) SoapUI

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 27 (20.30%) Tomcat
2 16 (12.03%) JBoss
3 11 (8.27%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.51%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (2.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (2.26%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.75%) Mule
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) HipChat
2 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.02%) Sauce Labs
3 6 (4.51%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (4.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.01%) PaaS
4 4 (3.01%) SaaS
5 3 (2.26%) Force.com
5 3 (2.26%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.02%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.04%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.02%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (6.02%) RDBMS
2 8 (6.02%) Redis
2 8 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.26%) DB2
3 7 (5.26%) MySQL
4 6 (4.51%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.76%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.26%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.50%) Big Data
7 2 (1.50%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 132 (99.25%) JIRA
2 43 (32.33%) Git (software)
3 34 (25.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 34 (25.56%) Jenkins
4 28 (21.05%) Selenium
5 26 (19.55%) JIRA Agile
6 24 (18.05%) TeamCity
7 23 (17.29%) SoapUI
8 22 (16.54%) Maven
9 21 (15.79%) Cucumber
9 21 (15.79%) JUnit
10 20 (15.04%) Bitbucket
10 20 (15.04%) WebDriver
11 14 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
12 13 (9.77%) Ant
13 12 (9.02%) JBehave
14 10 (7.52%) Subversion
15 8 (6.02%) Appium
16 7 (5.26%) Gradle
16 7 (5.26%) Protractor
General
1 38 (28.57%) Retail
2 18 (13.53%) Finance
3 8 (6.02%) Banking
3 8 (6.02%) Corporate Banking
3 8 (6.02%) Games
4 7 (5.26%) Law
5 3 (2.26%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Billing
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (21.80%) Scrum Master
2 23 (17.29%) Analyst
3 19 (14.29%) Developer
4 13 (9.77%) Architect
4 13 (9.77%) Business Analyst
5 12 (9.02%) Agile Coach
6 11 (8.27%) Tester
7 10 (7.52%) Agile Scrum Master
8 9 (6.77%) Automation Tester
8 9 (6.77%) Java Developer
9 8 (6.02%) Consultant
9 8 (6.02%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.02%) QA Automation Tester
9 8 (6.02%) QA Tester
10 7 (5.26%) Test Analyst
10 7 (5.26%) Test Engineer
11 6 (4.51%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (4.51%) E-Commerce Analyst
11 6 (4.51%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
12 5 (3.76%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.04%) Spring
2 19 (14.29%) .NET
2 19 (14.29%) RESTful
3 18 (13.53%) J2EE
4 17 (12.78%) SOAP
4 17 (12.78%) Web Services
5 14 (10.53%) XML
6 10 (7.52%) JSON
7 9 (6.77%) .NET Framework
7 9 (6.77%) Hibernate
7 9 (6.77%) Middleware
7 9 (6.77%) REST
8 8 (6.02%) jQuery
9 6 (4.51%) boto
9 6 (4.51%) Gherkin
9 6 (4.51%) Velocity
10 5 (3.76%) XML Schema
11 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (2.26%) Node.js
12 2 (1.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.80%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (17.29%) Virtual Team
3 18 (13.53%) RIA
4 8 (6.02%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.26%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.75%) CMDB
7 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.75%) iPad
7 1 (0.75%) IVR
7 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.04%) Windows
2 18 (13.53%) Unix
3 16 (12.03%) Linux
4 15 (11.28%) Solaris
5 9 (6.77%) Android
6 8 (6.02%) Apple iOS
6 8 (6.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (77.44%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (54.14%) Scrum
3 49 (36.84%) Kanban
4 46 (34.59%) BDD
5 45 (33.83%) TDD
6 44 (33.08%) User Stories
7 39 (29.32%) DevOps
8 35 (26.32%) SOA
9 34 (25.56%) Acceptance Criteria
10 29 (21.80%) Test Automation
11 28 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (21.05%) Software Delivery
12 26 (19.55%) SDLC
12 26 (19.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (15.79%) E-Commerce
14 20 (15.04%) Business Analysis
15 19 (14.29%) ATDD
16 18 (13.53%) Project Planning
17 16 (12.03%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (12.03%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (33.83%) Java
2 31 (23.31%) SQL
3 24 (18.05%) Python
4 14 (10.53%) C#
4 14 (10.53%) Ruby
5 9 (6.77%) C
5 9 (6.77%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.77%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.02%) Apple Swift
7 7 (5.26%) Perl
8 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.26%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.75%) Groovy
11 1 (0.75%) PHP
11 1 (0.75%) Scala
11 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.51%) ISEB
4 3 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.26%) Degree
4 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.53%) QA
2 6 (4.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (4.51%) GCP
3 2 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (15.04%) Docker
2 2 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (9.77%) Ansible
2 6 (4.51%) Docker Swarm
2 6 (4.51%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.51%) Mesos
2 6 (4.51%) Rancher
3 3 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.26%) Puppet
4 2 (1.50%) Terraform
5 1 (0.75%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.75%) yum
Vendors
1 46 (34.59%) Atlassian
2 23 (17.29%) Oracle
3 12 (9.02%) Red Hat
4 11 (8.27%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.01%) Google
6 3 (2.26%) Adobe
6 3 (2.26%) Ensighten
6 3 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.26%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.50%) Sonatype
8 1 (0.75%) CA
8 1 (0.75%) hybris
8 1 (0.75%) IBM
8 1 (0.75%) Nimsoft
8 1 (0.75%) Remedy
8 1 (0.75%) SAP
8 1 (0.75%) Tableau