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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 112 126
Rank change year-on-year +19 +14  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 44 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.90% 0.82% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.80% 4.86% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 15
Median daily rate £478 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.24% +15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £237 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £418
% change year-on-year - +7.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.35 - -

Confluence is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 449 432 625
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.35% 16.92% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 266 380
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 38
Median hourly rate £16.98 £19.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.92% -17.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.10 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Confluence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 18 £500 - 1
Bedfordshire +1 16 £475 -
Hertfordshire -10 7 £475 +2.70%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £350 - 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 76 (98.70%) JIRA
2 59 (76.62%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (61.04%) Scrum
4 38 (49.35%) TDD
5 34 (44.16%) User Stories
6 32 (41.56%) BDD
7 31 (40.26%) Kanban
8 28 (36.36%) DevOps
9 27 (35.06%) Test Automation
10 25 (32.47%) Java
11 24 (31.17%) Git (software)
12 23 (29.87%) SOA
13 21 (27.27%) Software Delivery
14 20 (25.97%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (23.38%) JIRA Agile
15 18 (23.38%) Virtual Team
16 17 (22.08%) Selenium
16 17 (22.08%) Jenkins
17 16 (20.78%) SoapUI
17 16 (20.78%) Project Planning
17 16 (20.78%) Linux
18 15 (19.48%) Enterprise Software
18 15 (19.48%) SDLC
19 14 (18.18%) Cucumber
20 13 (16.88%) Software Testing
20 13 (16.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 13 (16.88%) Atlassian
21 12 (15.58%) Process Management
21 12 (15.58%) JMeter

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 12 (15.58%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.90%) JBoss
4 2 (2.60%) CMS
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.30%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.60%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.49%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (5.19%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.60%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Intranet
2 3 (3.90%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) DHCP
3 1 (1.30%) DNS
3 1 (1.30%) LAN
3 1 (1.30%) MPLS
3 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.30%) VLAN
3 1 (1.30%) VPN
3 1 (1.30%) WAN
3 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (3.90%) Pentaho
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.60%) MySQL
3 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.60%) Redis
3 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 76 (98.70%) JIRA
2 24 (31.17%) Git (software)
3 18 (23.38%) JIRA Agile
4 17 (22.08%) Jenkins
4 17 (22.08%) Selenium
5 16 (20.78%) SoapUI
6 14 (18.18%) Cucumber
7 13 (16.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (15.58%) JMeter
9 10 (12.99%) Bitbucket
10 9 (11.69%) TeamCity
11 8 (10.39%) Maven
11 8 (10.39%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (9.09%) Ant
12 7 (9.09%) JUnit
12 7 (9.09%) LoadRunner
12 7 (9.09%) MSBuild
13 6 (7.79%) Artifactory
14 5 (6.49%) WebDriver
15 3 (3.90%) JBehave
General
1 9 (11.69%) Retail
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Law
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Scrum Master
2 14 (18.18%) Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) Test Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Tester
5 8 (10.39%) Agile Coach
6 7 (9.09%) Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Agile Scrum Master
7 6 (7.79%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Test Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Automation Tester
9 4 (5.19%) Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) DevOps Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Portfolio Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Portfolio Test Manager
10 3 (3.90%) Release Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) IT Architect
11 2 (2.60%) QA Tester
11 2 (2.60%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) SOAP
2 9 (11.69%) .NET
2 9 (11.69%) REST
3 6 (7.79%) Hibernate
3 6 (7.79%) Spring
3 6 (7.79%) Web Services
4 4 (5.19%) J2EE
4 4 (5.19%) JSON
4 4 (5.19%) RESTful
4 4 (5.19%) XML
5 3 (3.90%) EclipseLink
5 3 (3.90%) EJB
5 3 (3.90%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (3.90%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.90%) JMS
5 3 (3.90%) JPA
5 3 (3.90%) Middleware
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (3.90%) XSD
5 3 (3.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Virtual Team
2 15 (19.48%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 6 (7.79%) RIA
5 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.30%) CMDB
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.30%) PKI
7 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Linux
2 10 (12.99%) Windows
3 8 (10.39%) Unix
4 4 (5.19%) CentOS
4 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.19%) Solaris
4 4 (5.19%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.90%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.60%) Android
6 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (76.62%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (61.04%) Scrum
3 38 (49.35%) TDD
4 34 (44.16%) User Stories
5 32 (41.56%) BDD
6 31 (40.26%) Kanban
7 28 (36.36%) DevOps
8 27 (35.06%) Test Automation
9 23 (29.87%) SOA
10 21 (27.27%) Software Delivery
11 20 (25.97%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (20.78%) Project Planning
14 15 (19.48%) SDLC
15 13 (16.88%) Software Testing
16 12 (15.58%) Process Management
17 10 (12.99%) Coaching
18 9 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
18 9 (11.69%) Test Management
18 9 (11.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.47%) Java
2 11 (14.29%) SQL
3 8 (10.39%) C
3 8 (10.39%) Python
4 7 (9.09%) Ruby
5 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.49%) PHP
7 3 (3.90%) C#
7 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.60%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.60%) Scala
9 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) ISEB
1 9 (11.69%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.19%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) CCNA
3 1 (1.30%) CCNP
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.30%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) MCSE
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (6.49%) Data Quality
3 4 (5.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.30%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Ansible
2 4 (5.19%) Pingdom
3 3 (3.90%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.30%) Puppet
4 1 (1.30%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Atlassian
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle
3 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.19%) AppDynamics
4 4 (5.19%) PagerDuty
5 2 (2.60%) IBM
5 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.60%) Sonatype
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco
6 1 (1.30%) Citrix
6 1 (1.30%) Dell
6 1 (1.30%) F5
6 1 (1.30%) Google
6 1 (1.30%) hybris
6 1 (1.30%) Meraki
6 1 (1.30%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.30%) Tableau
6 1 (1.30%) WSO2
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