Period
to 21 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 122 143
Rank change year-on-year +3 +21 +29
Contract jobs citing Confluence 78 77 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.76% 1.73% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.08% 9.23% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 32
East of England median daily rate £463 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.65% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £276
90th Percentile £638 £575 £602
England median daily rate £484 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +2.93% +4.44% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £46.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.41% +23.33% -16.67%

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 704 834 808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.86% 18.77% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 524 452
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £259 £252 £200
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £437 £422
% change year-on-year +2.92% +3.70% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 16 39
East of England median hourly rate £18.82 £19.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.96% -44.93% +51.65%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.90 £9.00
90th Percentile £36.48 £39.38 £49.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.83 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.86% -0.85% +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 June 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 June 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 +6 30 £600 +20.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +15 15 £388 -3.13% 7
Hertfordshire -4 14 £413 -25.00% 1
Bedfordshire -8 9 £450 -5.26% 4
Suffolk - 9 £438 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £450 -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 77 (98.72%) JIRA
2 52 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (35.90%) Scrum
4 27 (34.62%) Java
5 22 (28.21%) Atlassian
6 20 (25.64%) DevOps
7 19 (24.36%) Jenkins
7 19 (24.36%) User Stories
7 19 (24.36%) TDD
8 17 (21.79%) Test Automation
9 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (19.23%) Kanban
10 15 (19.23%) SQL
10 15 (19.23%) BDD
11 14 (17.95%) Acceptance Criteria
11 14 (17.95%) Selenium
11 14 (17.95%) QA
12 13 (16.67%) Linux
12 13 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (16.67%) SoapUI
12 13 (16.67%) Mentoring
13 12 (15.38%) Python
13 12 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (14.10%) Business Analysis
14 11 (14.10%) Oracle
15 10 (12.82%) C
15 10 (12.82%) Unix
15 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
15 10 (12.82%) Maven
15 10 (12.82%) Waterfall

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 (8.97%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.41%) JBoss
2 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.28%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.28%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.85%) HipChat
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.41%) GitHub
3 2 (2.56%) G Suite
3 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.28%) Office 365
4 1 (1.28%) Slack
4 1 (1.28%) Stackdriver
4 1 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) HTTP
1 6 (7.69%) Internet
2 3 (3.85%) Firewall
2 3 (3.85%) SSL
2 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.56%) BGP
3 2 (2.56%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.56%) IPsec
3 2 (2.56%) Multicast
3 2 (2.56%) SNMP
3 2 (2.56%) TACACS
3 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.28%) 802.11
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.28%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.28%) HSRP
4 1 (1.28%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.28%) RTCP
4 1 (1.28%) RTP
4 1 (1.28%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) MySQL
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 6 (7.69%) Pentaho
2 5 (6.41%) Impala
3 4 (5.13%) DB2
3 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.28%) Big Data
6 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.28%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.28%) Power BI
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 77 (98.72%) JIRA
2 19 (24.36%) Jenkins
3 14 (17.95%) Selenium
4 13 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 10 (12.82%) Maven
6 9 (11.54%) Bitbucket
7 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
8 7 (8.97%) JMeter
8 7 (8.97%) LoadRunner
8 7 (8.97%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (7.69%) Cucumber
9 6 (7.69%) JUnit
10 4 (5.13%) Ant
10 4 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (5.13%) JBehave
10 4 (5.13%) JIRA Agile
10 4 (5.13%) SpecFlow
10 4 (5.13%) TeamCity
10 4 (5.13%) TestNG
10 4 (5.13%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.26%) Retail
2 5 (6.41%) Law
3 4 (5.13%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.85%) Games
4 3 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (24.36%) Analyst
2 11 (14.10%) Developer
3 9 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 9 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (11.54%) Scrum Master
4 6 (7.69%) Architect
5 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (5.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Tester
7 3 (3.85%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Designer
7 3 (3.85%) Developer in Test
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (2.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) J2EE
2 5 (6.41%) SOAP
2 5 (6.41%) Velocity
2 5 (6.41%) Web Services
3 4 (5.13%) Middleware
3 4 (5.13%) XML
4 3 (3.85%) .NET
4 3 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (3.85%) JSON
4 3 (3.85%) REST
4 3 (3.85%) Swagger
5 2 (2.56%) Django
5 2 (2.56%) JMS
5 2 (2.56%) RESTful
5 2 (2.56%) Spring
5 2 (2.56%) Spring Batch
5 2 (2.56%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.56%) XSLT
6 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.28%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (8.97%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.69%) User Experience
3 5 (6.41%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.85%) IPTV
5 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.85%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (3.85%) RIA
6 2 (2.56%) Wiki
7 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.28%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Linux
2 10 (12.82%) Unix
3 8 (10.26%) Solaris
4 3 (3.85%) Windows
5 1 (1.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.90%) Scrum
3 20 (25.64%) DevOps
4 19 (24.36%) TDD
4 19 (24.36%) User Stories
5 17 (21.79%) Test Automation
6 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (19.23%) BDD
7 15 (19.23%) Kanban
8 14 (17.95%) Acceptance Criteria
9 13 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 13 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (14.10%) Business Analysis
12 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
12 10 (12.82%) Waterfall
13 9 (11.54%) Configuration Management
13 9 (11.54%) Microservices
13 9 (11.54%) Regression Testing
14 8 (10.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.62%) Java
2 15 (19.23%) SQL
3 12 (15.38%) Python
4 10 (12.82%) C
5 9 (11.54%) Ruby
6 8 (10.26%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.97%) Perl
8 5 (6.41%) C#
9 4 (5.13%) PHP
10 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.56%) Go
11 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.28%) C++
12 1 (1.28%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) ISEB
1 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.41%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.56%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.28%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) CCNA
5 1 (1.28%) CCNP
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.28%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.95%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) Ansible
2 7 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (8.97%) Puppet
3 6 (7.69%) Terraform
4 5 (6.41%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (5.13%) Kubernetes
6 3 (3.85%) Rancher
7 2 (2.56%) HP ALM
7 2 (2.56%) Mesos
8 1 (1.28%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.28%) HP Fortify
8 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.28%) Kibana
8 1 (1.28%) logstash
8 1 (1.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) Atlassian
2 11 (14.10%) Oracle
3 7 (8.97%) SAP
4 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.13%) Google
6 2 (2.56%) Ariba
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco
6 2 (2.56%) Concur
6 2 (2.56%) F5
6 2 (2.56%) HP
6 2 (2.56%) hybris
6 2 (2.56%) New Relic
6 2 (2.56%) Sonatype
6 2 (2.56%) Splunk
6 2 (2.56%) Tableau
6 2 (2.56%) webMethods
7 1 (1.28%) Meraki
7 1 (1.28%) MikroTik
7 1 (1.28%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.28%) Percona