Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 100 103
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 +55
Contract jobs citing Confluence 103 119 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.42% 2.38% 2.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.62% 13.40% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 73 78
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £369 £313 £275
90th Percentile £579 £600 £569
England median daily rate £500 £498 £480
% change year-on-year +0.50% +3.65% +2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £35.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -19.54% +20.83% +2.86%

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 756 888 884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.75% 17.75% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 503 513
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £451 £450
% change year-on-year +5.33% +0.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 29 31
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +6.38% +17.50%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.47 £13.00
90th Percentile £61.25 £49.25 £40.00
England median hourly rate £20.86 £21.00 £19.97
% change year-on-year -0.69% +5.16% -0.15%

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 August 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 22 August 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 +17 58 £450 -10.00% 3
Hertfordshire +10 22 £425 +3.03% 5
Cambridgeshire -10 17 £479 +18.94% 2
Bedfordshire +5 3 £380 -15.56%
Norfolk -2 3 £613 +36.11% 1
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 102 (99.03%) JIRA
2 73 (70.87%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (47.57%) Scrum
4 31 (30.10%) Java
5 28 (27.18%) AWS
6 27 (26.21%) DevOps
7 25 (24.27%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (24.27%) TDD
8 24 (23.30%) Linux
8 24 (23.30%) Jenkins
9 23 (22.33%) Unix
10 22 (21.36%) ETL
10 22 (21.36%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (20.39%) BDD
11 21 (20.39%) Security Cleared
11 21 (20.39%) Test Automation
11 21 (20.39%) Kanban
12 19 (18.45%) Git (software)
13 18 (17.48%) SQL
13 18 (17.48%) Coaching
14 17 (16.50%) Oracle
14 17 (16.50%) SC Cleared
15 16 (15.53%) User Stories
16 15 (14.56%) JIRA Agile
16 15 (14.56%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 15 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (14.56%) Selenium
16 15 (14.56%) MySQL
16 15 (14.56%) XML
17 14 (13.59%) ISEB

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 (6.80%) SAS
2 5 (4.85%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.88%) MQSeries
3 4 (3.88%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.91%) Apache
4 3 (2.91%) nginx
5 1 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.97%) Mule
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (6.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (27.18%) AWS
2 8 (7.77%) Power Platform
3 6 (5.83%) Amazon S3
3 6 (5.83%) GitHub
4 5 (4.85%) Office 365
5 3 (2.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.91%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (2.91%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (2.91%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (2.91%) CloudFront
5 3 (2.91%) GCP
5 3 (2.91%) Route 53
5 3 (2.91%) Serverless
5 3 (2.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) Azure
6 1 (0.97%) Google Docs
6 1 (0.97%) IaaS
6 1 (0.97%) SaaS
6 1 (0.97%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.56%) MySQL
2 11 (10.68%) Pentaho
3 8 (7.77%) Power BI
4 6 (5.83%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.85%) Impala
5 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (4.85%) PowerCenter
5 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.85%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.88%) Data Mart
6 4 (3.88%) DB2
6 4 (3.88%) DbVisualizer
6 4 (3.88%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.88%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.97%) Essbase
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 102 (99.03%) JIRA
2 24 (23.30%) Jenkins
3 19 (18.45%) Git (software)
4 15 (14.56%) JIRA Agile
4 15 (14.56%) Selenium
5 11 (10.68%) SoapUI
6 7 (6.80%) Artifactory
6 7 (6.80%) JMeter
7 6 (5.83%) Checkstyle
8 5 (4.85%) LoadRunner
9 4 (3.88%) CA Gen
10 3 (2.91%) Zephyr
11 2 (1.94%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.94%) Maven
11 2 (1.94%) ReSharper
11 2 (1.94%) Subversion
11 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.97%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.97%) JUnit
General
1 14 (13.59%) Public Sector
2 8 (7.77%) Retail
3 7 (6.80%) Finance
3 7 (6.80%) Games
4 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (19.42%) Developer
2 19 (18.45%) Analyst
3 11 (10.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (10.68%) Scrum Master
4 9 (8.74%) Tester
5 8 (7.77%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.77%) Data Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) Implementation Manager
6 7 (6.80%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Power BI Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Agile Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (3.88%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (3.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) E-Commerce Tester
8 4 (3.88%) Manual Tester
8 4 (3.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.56%) XML
2 12 (11.65%) J2EE
3 8 (7.77%) HTML
3 8 (7.77%) Spring
4 7 (6.80%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (5.83%) RESTful
5 6 (5.83%) Spring Boot
6 5 (4.85%) .NET
6 5 (4.85%) JDBC
6 5 (4.85%) Kafka
7 4 (3.88%) CSS
7 4 (3.88%) Flash
7 4 (3.88%) Velocity
7 4 (3.88%) Web Services
8 3 (2.91%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.91%) Node.js
9 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.94%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.94%) JSON
9 2 (1.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.71%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (9.71%) User Experience
3 8 (7.77%) Public Cloud
4 7 (6.80%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.83%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.83%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.91%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.91%) PKI
8 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.94%) Tandem
8 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.30%) Linux
2 23 (22.33%) Unix
3 3 (2.91%) Windows
4 1 (0.97%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (70.87%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (47.57%) Scrum
3 27 (26.21%) DevOps
4 25 (24.27%) TDD
5 22 (21.36%) ETL
5 22 (21.36%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (20.39%) BDD
6 21 (20.39%) Kanban
6 21 (20.39%) Test Automation
7 18 (17.48%) Coaching
8 16 (15.53%) User Stories
9 15 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (14.56%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 12 (11.65%) Change Management
10 12 (11.65%) Configuration Management
10 12 (11.65%) Release Management
10 12 (11.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (10.68%) Mentoring
11 11 (10.68%) Visualisation
12 10 (9.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.10%) Java
2 18 (17.48%) SQL
3 14 (13.59%) Shell Script
4 8 (7.77%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.80%) Perl
5 7 (6.80%) Ruby
6 6 (5.83%) Java 8
6 6 (5.83%) Python
7 5 (4.85%) C
7 5 (4.85%) C#
8 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (20.39%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.50%) SC Cleared
3 14 (13.59%) ISEB
4 6 (5.83%) Degree
5 5 (4.85%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.91%) AWS Certification
6 3 (2.91%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.94%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.97%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.97%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) PMO
3 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (12.62%) Docker
2 5 (4.85%) Apache Flume
3 3 (2.91%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 14 (13.59%) Ansible
1 14 (13.59%) Terraform
2 4 (3.88%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.91%) Packer
4 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.97%) Puppet
4 1 (0.97%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Oracle
2 9 (8.74%) Atlassian
2 9 (8.74%) Informatica
2 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.77%) SAP
4 7 (6.80%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.88%) BEA
5 4 (3.88%) Google
5 4 (3.88%) IBM
5 4 (3.88%) Pega
5 4 (3.88%) Splunk
5 4 (3.88%) webMethods
6 3 (2.91%) Adaptive Insights
6 3 (2.91%) Ariba
6 3 (2.91%) Ping Identity
6 3 (2.91%) VMware
7 1 (0.97%) Adobe
7 1 (0.97%) Kronos
7 1 (0.97%) ShoreTel
7 1 (0.97%) Xerox