Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 89 139
Rank change year-on-year +25 +50 +10
Contract jobs citing Confluence 139 107 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.40% 2.32% 1.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.53% 13.84% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 78 41
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £313
90th Percentile £550 £638 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £42.25 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year -14.29% +32.91% -4.24%

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 677 773 722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.55% 16.78% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 459 457
East of England median daily rate £457 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £287 £244 £210
90th Percentile £595 £600 £541
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 20
East of England median hourly rate £38.50 £20.45 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.26% -4.88% +2.38%
10th Percentile £17.33 £12.25 £10.63
90th Percentile £61.85 £44.05 £43.45
England median hourly rate £18.73 £18.70 £19.63
% change year-on-year +0.13% -4.71% -1.88%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 +44 85 £433 -30.80% 1
Cambridgeshire +15 31 £550 +39.68% 2
Hertfordshire -3 17 £550 +15.79% 5
Bedfordshire +2 8 £450 -
Norfolk +5 1 - -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 137 (98.56%) JIRA
2 96 (69.06%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (53.24%) Scrum
4 55 (39.57%) SQL
5 53 (38.13%) Oracle
6 52 (37.41%) Java
7 47 (33.81%) Linux
8 46 (33.09%) User Stories
9 40 (28.78%) Pentaho
9 40 (28.78%) Amazon AWS
10 37 (26.62%) Test Automation
10 37 (26.62%) Kanban
11 35 (25.18%) Unix
11 35 (25.18%) ETL
11 35 (25.18%) TDD
11 35 (25.18%) Jenkins
12 34 (24.46%) Acceptance Criteria
12 34 (24.46%) BDD
12 34 (24.46%) MySQL
13 32 (23.02%) Coaching
14 31 (22.30%) DevOps
15 30 (21.58%) Sprint Planning
16 29 (20.86%) Sprint Retrospective
16 29 (20.86%) QA
17 26 (18.71%) User Acceptance Testing
17 26 (18.71%) Test Strategy
17 26 (18.71%) Data Quality
17 26 (18.71%) Data Engineering
18 25 (17.99%) SoapUI
18 25 (17.99%) Test Scripting

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 10 (7.19%) Mule
2 9 (6.47%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.60%) SAS
3 5 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.16%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.44%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.72%) Apache
6 1 (0.72%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (2.16%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.72%) HipChat
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (0.72%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 40 (28.78%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.47%) Amazon S3
2 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.76%) GitHub
4 7 (5.04%) Amazon Glacier
5 6 (4.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (4.32%) Serverless
6 5 (3.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (3.60%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (2.88%) Slack
8 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.72%) Office 365
9 1 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.72%) SSH
2 1 (0.72%) VPN
2 1 (0.72%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.78%) Pentaho
2 34 (24.46%) MySQL
3 19 (13.67%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (12.23%) Impala
5 11 (7.91%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (7.19%) RDBMS
6 10 (7.19%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.76%) Oracle Database
8 7 (5.04%) Hadoop
9 6 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.60%) Big Data
11 4 (2.88%) Ingres
11 4 (2.88%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.88%) SQL Server
12 3 (2.16%) Data Lake
13 2 (1.44%) BODI
13 2 (1.44%) DB2
13 2 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (1.44%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 137 (98.56%) JIRA
2 35 (25.18%) Jenkins
3 25 (17.99%) SoapUI
4 23 (16.55%) Git (software)
4 23 (16.55%) Selenium
5 21 (15.11%) JMeter
6 20 (14.39%) LoadRunner
7 17 (12.23%) Bitbucket
8 14 (10.07%) JUnit
9 13 (9.35%) Artifactory
10 9 (6.47%) JIRA Agile
11 7 (5.04%) Checkstyle
11 7 (5.04%) Maven
12 4 (2.88%) CA Gen
13 3 (2.16%) Ant
13 3 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (2.16%) ER Studio
13 3 (2.16%) ERwin
13 3 (2.16%) MSBuild
13 3 (2.16%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (11.51%) Finance
2 5 (3.60%) Electronics
2 5 (3.60%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.60%) Marketing
2 5 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.16%) French Language
4 2 (1.44%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.72%) German Language
5 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (25.90%) Developer
2 24 (17.27%) Analyst
3 18 (12.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (12.23%) Tester
5 13 (9.35%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.35%) QA Tester
6 11 (7.91%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.47%) Test Analyst
8 7 (5.04%) Scrum Master
9 6 (4.32%) Architect
10 5 (3.60%) Administrator
10 5 (3.60%) Author
10 5 (3.60%) Financial Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) Pentaho Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Technical Author
10 5 (3.60%) Technical Writer
11 4 (2.88%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (2.88%) SQL Analyst
11 4 (2.88%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.83%) Web Services
2 19 (13.67%) SOAP
3 18 (12.95%) REST
4 17 (12.23%) J2EE
5 11 (7.91%) Spring
6 10 (7.19%) RAML
7 9 (6.47%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (5.04%) Spring Boot
9 5 (3.60%) RESTful
10 4 (2.88%) JSON
10 4 (2.88%) XML
11 3 (2.16%) Elastic Stack
12 2 (1.44%) HTML
12 2 (1.44%) Middleware
12 2 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
13 1 (0.72%) EJB
13 1 (0.72%) Flash
13 1 (0.72%) JDBC
13 1 (0.72%) JMS
13 1 (0.72%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.39%) Client/Server
2 15 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (5.04%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.32%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.60%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.60%) RIA
7 3 (2.16%) CMDB
7 3 (2.16%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.44%) User Experience
9 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.72%) Derivative
9 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.72%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 47 (33.81%) Linux
2 35 (25.18%) Unix
3 14 (10.07%) Windows
4 3 (2.16%) CentOS
4 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.72%) Solaris
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (69.06%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (53.24%) Scrum
3 46 (33.09%) User Stories
4 37 (26.62%) Kanban
4 37 (26.62%) Test Automation
5 35 (25.18%) ETL
5 35 (25.18%) TDD
6 34 (24.46%) Acceptance Criteria
6 34 (24.46%) BDD
7 32 (23.02%) Coaching
8 31 (22.30%) DevOps
9 30 (21.58%) Sprint Planning
10 29 (20.86%) Sprint Retrospective
11 26 (18.71%) Data Engineering
11 26 (18.71%) Test Strategy
11 26 (18.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (17.99%) Test Scripting
13 24 (17.27%) Data Integration
14 23 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (16.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (39.57%) SQL
2 52 (37.41%) Java
3 19 (13.67%) Shell Script
4 12 (8.63%) Python
5 10 (7.19%) Java 8
6 8 (5.76%) Ruby
7 7 (5.04%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.60%) Perl
9 3 (2.16%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.16%) C#
9 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.16%) Scala
10 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (17.27%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.55%) SC Cleared
3 20 (14.39%) ISEB
3 20 (14.39%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.88%) Degree
5 3 (2.16%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.72%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.72%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.72%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (20.86%) QA
2 26 (18.71%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.44%) GDPR
3 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.44%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (8.63%) Docker
2 3 (2.16%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 2 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (11.51%) Ansible
2 10 (7.19%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (7.19%) Puppet
3 8 (5.76%) Terraform
4 4 (2.88%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.44%) Salt
6 1 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.72%) Kibana
Vendors
1 53 (38.13%) Oracle
2 14 (10.07%) Red Hat
3 10 (7.19%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.47%) Atlassian
5 8 (5.76%) webMethods
6 7 (5.04%) BEA
6 7 (5.04%) Cloudera
6 7 (5.04%) SAP
7 5 (3.60%) Informatica
8 4 (2.88%) MuleSoft
8 4 (2.88%) Pega
9 3 (2.16%) Embarcadero
10 2 (1.44%) Google
11 1 (0.72%) IBM
11 1 (0.72%) Sun
11 1 (0.72%) VMware
11 1 (0.72%) Xerox