Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 95 139
Rank change year-on-year +13 +44 +44
Contract jobs citing Confluence 139 125 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.73% 2.46% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.79% 13.50% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 95 40
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £325 £301 £262
90th Percentile £600 £575 £530
England median daily rate £488 £500 £463
% change year-on-year -2.50% +8.11% +8.82%
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 £43.50 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% -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 940 926 783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.49% 18.25% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 513 468
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +13.79%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 36
East of England median hourly rate £29.95 £33.02 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.28% +10.05% +3.45%
10th Percentile £13.70 £13.15 £10.56
90th Percentile £56.25 £45.33 £40.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +16 78 £500 - 5
Cambridgeshire +5 20 £405 +6.58% 6
Bedfordshire -6 17 £450 -
Hertfordshire -5 15 £475 +26.67% 5
Suffolk -6 7 £450 +5.88% 1
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 129 (92.81%) JIRA
2 99 (71.22%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (44.60%) Scrum
4 58 (41.73%) Java
5 47 (33.81%) Jenkins
6 43 (30.94%) SQL
7 41 (29.50%) DevOps
8 37 (26.62%) Security Cleared
9 34 (24.46%) Oracle
10 33 (23.74%) User Stories
11 32 (23.02%) Kanban
11 32 (23.02%) Amazon AWS
12 30 (21.58%) Linux
13 26 (18.71%) SC Cleared
14 25 (17.99%) Git (software)
14 25 (17.99%) TDD
14 25 (17.99%) Acceptance Criteria
15 24 (17.27%) BDD
15 24 (17.27%) Pentaho
16 23 (16.55%) MySQL
16 23 (16.55%) Ansible
16 23 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
17 22 (15.83%) Configuration Management
17 22 (15.83%) Atlassian
18 21 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
19 20 (14.39%) Shell Script
19 20 (14.39%) Docker
19 20 (14.39%) Mentoring
20 19 (13.67%) Unix
20 19 (13.67%) Selenium

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 14 (10.07%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.63%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.60%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.72%) Apache
5 1 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.72%) JBoss
5 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.44%) HipChat
5 2 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (0.72%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.72%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.02%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.16%) GitHub
4 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.72%) Office 365
4 1 (0.72%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.72%) PaaS
4 1 (0.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.04%) Internet
2 5 (3.60%) HTTP
3 2 (1.44%) SSH
4 1 (0.72%) BGP
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.72%) Firewall
4 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.72%) IGMP
4 1 (0.72%) IPsec
4 1 (0.72%) Multicast
4 1 (0.72%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.72%) RTCP
4 1 (0.72%) RTP
4 1 (0.72%) SNMP
4 1 (0.72%) TACACS
4 1 (0.72%) VPN
4 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.27%) Pentaho
2 23 (16.55%) MySQL
3 13 (9.35%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.32%) Big Data
4 6 (4.32%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.32%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.32%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.60%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.60%) Impala
5 5 (3.60%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.44%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.72%) Power BI
8 1 (0.72%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 129 (92.81%) JIRA
2 47 (33.81%) Jenkins
3 25 (17.99%) Git (software)
4 19 (13.67%) Selenium
5 18 (12.95%) SoapUI
6 17 (12.23%) Maven
7 14 (10.07%) JMeter
7 14 (10.07%) LoadRunner
8 13 (9.35%) Bitbucket
9 9 (6.47%) Artifactory
9 9 (6.47%) JIRA Agile
10 7 (5.04%) Checkstyle
11 6 (4.32%) CA Gen
11 6 (4.32%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (2.88%) GitLab
12 4 (2.88%) Subversion
12 4 (2.88%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.88%) Vagrant
12 4 (2.88%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (10.79%) Finance
2 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.88%) Electronics
3 4 (2.88%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.88%) Marketing
4 3 (2.16%) Legal
5 2 (1.44%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Law
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (25.18%) Developer
2 28 (20.14%) Analyst
3 18 (12.95%) Java Developer
4 17 (12.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (10.79%) Scrum Master
6 9 (6.47%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (6.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.47%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (6.47%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.47%) Pentaho Developer
7 7 (5.04%) Administrator
7 7 (5.04%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (4.32%) QA Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) Scala Developer
9 5 (3.60%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (3.60%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.88%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.51%) Web Services
2 15 (10.79%) Spring
3 11 (7.91%) SOAP
4 10 (7.19%) Spring Boot
5 8 (5.76%) JSON
5 8 (5.76%) REST
5 8 (5.76%) RESTful
6 7 (5.04%) J2EE
6 7 (5.04%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (5.04%) XML
7 5 (3.60%) .NET
8 4 (2.88%) Java EE
8 4 (2.88%) JMS
8 4 (2.88%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (2.88%) Spring Batch
8 4 (2.88%) Velocity
8 4 (2.88%) XSLT
9 3 (2.16%) Gherkin
9 3 (2.16%) Swagger
10 2 (1.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.76%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.32%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.60%) User Experience
5 4 (2.88%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.88%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.16%) IPTV
6 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.16%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.72%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.72%) Derivative
7 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.58%) Linux
2 19 (13.67%) Unix
3 17 (12.23%) Windows
4 7 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.44%) Solaris
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (71.22%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (44.60%) Scrum
3 41 (29.50%) DevOps
4 33 (23.74%) User Stories
5 32 (23.02%) Kanban
6 25 (17.99%) Acceptance Criteria
6 25 (17.99%) TDD
7 24 (17.27%) BDD
8 23 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (15.83%) Configuration Management
10 21 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (14.39%) Mentoring
12 19 (13.67%) Test Automation
13 18 (12.95%) Coaching
13 18 (12.95%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 16 (11.51%) Microservices
14 16 (11.51%) Software Delivery
15 15 (10.79%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (10.07%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (10.07%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 58 (41.73%) Java
2 43 (30.94%) SQL
3 20 (14.39%) Shell Script
4 14 (10.07%) Java 8
4 14 (10.07%) PL/SQL
5 9 (6.47%) Python
5 9 (6.47%) Scala
6 7 (5.04%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.04%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.32%) Perl
8 5 (3.60%) Ruby
9 4 (2.88%) Groovy
10 3 (2.16%) C
11 2 (1.44%) C#
11 2 (1.44%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.44%) PHP
12 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (26.62%) Security Cleared
2 26 (18.71%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.91%) ISEB
4 10 (7.19%) ISTQB
5 6 (4.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.16%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.44%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.72%) CCNA
8 1 (0.72%) CCNP
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.72%) Degree
8 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.51%) QA
2 8 (5.76%) Data Quality
3 6 (4.32%) PMO
4 4 (2.88%) GDPR
4 4 (2.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (14.39%) Docker
2 2 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 23 (16.55%) Ansible
2 11 (7.91%) Terraform
3 10 (7.19%) Puppet
4 9 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.60%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (3.60%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.72%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.72%) Mesos
6 1 (0.72%) Rancher
6 1 (0.72%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.72%) yum
Vendors
1 34 (24.46%) Oracle
2 22 (15.83%) Atlassian
3 13 (9.35%) Red Hat
4 11 (7.91%) SAP
5 10 (7.19%) Informatica
5 10 (7.19%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.47%) webMethods
7 6 (4.32%) BEA
7 6 (4.32%) Pega
8 3 (2.16%) HP
8 3 (2.16%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.44%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.44%) New Relic
9 2 (1.44%) Splunk
9 2 (1.44%) VMware
10 1 (0.72%) Cisco
10 1 (0.72%) Sonatype
10 1 (0.72%) Tableau