Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 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
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 78 62
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16 +37
Contract jobs citing Confluence 27 87 165
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.88% 2.43% 3.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.64% 16.60% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 65 95
Median daily rate £445 £435 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% -8.42% +5.56%
10th Percentile £385 £376 £325
90th Percentile £494 £619 £583
England median daily rate £450 £488 £500
% change year-on-year -7.69% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £53.75 £45.75
% change year-on-year -16.28% +17.49% +3.98%

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 198 524 832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.78% 14.66% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 353 478
Median daily rate £471 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £251 £255 £300
90th Percentile £701 £620 £588
England median daily rate £473 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 14
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £37.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -56.05% -2.18%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.50 £14.98
90th Percentile £34.75 £57.50 £44.45
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £18.76
% change year-on-year +34.21% +1.28% -2.77%

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 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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 -10 22 £448 +1.13% 3
Cambridgeshire +39 4 £425 -5.56% 15
Bedfordshire +21 1 £400 -9.86%
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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 27 (100.00%) JIRA
2 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (55.56%) Java
5 13 (48.15%) Oracle
5 13 (48.15%) Microservices
6 11 (40.74%) MySQL
7 10 (37.04%) Scrum
7 10 (37.04%) AWS
8 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 9 (33.33%) Spring
8 9 (33.33%) User Stories
8 9 (33.33%) Java 8
9 8 (29.63%) SDLC
9 8 (29.63%) Kanban
10 7 (25.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (25.93%) Middleware
10 7 (25.93%) SOAP
10 7 (25.93%) SOA
10 7 (25.93%) Docker
10 7 (25.93%) DevOps
11 6 (22.22%) TDD
11 6 (22.22%) BDD
12 5 (18.52%) HTML5
12 5 (18.52%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 5 (18.52%) REST
12 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
12 5 (18.52%) Maven
12 5 (18.52%) OO

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 (25.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP GRC
2 1 (3.70%) SAP GTS
2 1 (3.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Datadog
2 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
1 2 (7.41%) SSL
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.70%) Power BI
4 1 (3.70%) PowerCenter
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (3.70%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 27 (100.00%) JIRA
2 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (18.52%) Artifactory
3 5 (18.52%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) Checkstyle
4 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.41%) GitLab
4 2 (7.41%) JMeter
4 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) Zephyr
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (3.70%) NUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
1 9 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Security Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (3.70%) Data Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Spring
2 7 (25.93%) Middleware
2 7 (25.93%) SOAP
3 5 (18.52%) HTML
3 5 (18.52%) HTML5
3 5 (18.52%) REST
3 5 (18.52%) Web Services
4 4 (14.81%) J2SE
4 4 (14.81%) Spring Boot
5 3 (11.11%) RESTful
5 3 (11.11%) XML
6 2 (7.41%) J2EE
6 2 (7.41%) XML Messaging
7 1 (3.70%) Play Framework
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (48.15%) Microservices
4 10 (37.04%) Scrum
5 9 (33.33%) User Stories
6 8 (29.63%) Kanban
6 8 (29.63%) SDLC
7 7 (25.93%) DevOps
7 7 (25.93%) SOA
8 6 (22.22%) BDD
8 6 (22.22%) TDD
9 5 (18.52%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 5 (18.52%) OO
10 4 (14.81%) Acceptance Criteria
10 4 (14.81%) Epics
10 4 (14.81%) Pair Programming
10 4 (14.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
11 3 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
11 3 (11.11%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) Java 8
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) Groovy
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) OCPJP
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Kubernetes
2 4 (14.81%) Ansible
3 3 (11.11%) Puppet
4 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.41%) Terraform
5 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Sun
3 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) AppDynamics
4 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
4 2 (7.41%) WSO2
5 1 (3.70%) DocuSign
5 1 (3.70%) Informatica
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com