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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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 69 91 61
Rank change year-on-year +22 -30 +11
Contract jobs citing Confluence 74 23 73
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.91% 1.28% 2.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.56% 9.83% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 14 48
10th Percentile £406 £413 £389
25th Percentile £426 £439 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £491 £473 £450
Median % change year-on-year +3.97% +5.00% -1.10%
75th Percentile £561 £498 £528
90th Percentile £594 £519 £602
England median daily rate £525 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% -2.50%

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 328 234 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.91% 13.03% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 123 193
10th Percentile £182 £278 £285
25th Percentile £313 £400 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £450 £438
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% -3.85%
75th Percentile £537 £519 £500
90th Percentile £602 £600 £617
England median daily rate £525 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 7
10th Percentile £12.50 - £12.02
25th Percentile £14.25 £12.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.25 £14.50
Median % change year-on-year -28.40% +39.66% -17.73%
75th Percentile £15.75 £41.29 £24.24
90th Percentile £61.25 £55.85 £49.80
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +22.50% +14.29%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Confluence as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Confluence in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Confluence in the East of England

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Confluence in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Confluence in the East of England

Confluence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Confluence in the East of England.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex +21 53 £495 +6.17% 1
Cambridgeshire -20 9 £465 -7.00%
Hertfordshire -5 6 £400 +45.45%
Bedfordshire -11 5 £475 +0.53%
Suffolk -8 1 £475 -20.83%
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 73 (98.65%) JIRA
2 55 (74.32%) Agile
3 46 (62.16%) AWS
4 45 (60.81%) Scrum
5 26 (35.14%) Jenkins
6 24 (32.43%) Test Automation
6 24 (32.43%) QA
6 24 (32.43%) Business Analysis
7 23 (31.08%) Azure
8 22 (29.73%) Ansible
8 22 (29.73%) CI/CD
9 20 (27.03%) DevOps
9 20 (27.03%) Migration
9 20 (27.03%) Oracle
10 19 (25.68%) Release Management
11 18 (24.32%) SQL
11 18 (24.32%) Java
12 17 (22.97%) Bitbucket
12 17 (22.97%) Social Skills
13 16 (21.62%) Power Platform
13 16 (21.62%) Power BI
13 16 (21.62%) MySQL
13 16 (21.62%) Data Modelling
13 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (20.27%) Unix
14 15 (20.27%) Test Scripting
14 15 (20.27%) Requirements Gathering
15 14 (18.92%) ISTQB
15 14 (18.92%) REST
15 14 (18.92%) Amazon RDS

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 (16.22%) SAS
2 2 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) nginx
3 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.35%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (1.35%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 46 (62.16%) AWS
2 23 (31.08%) Azure
3 16 (21.62%) Power Platform
4 12 (16.22%) GCP
5 11 (14.86%) Tricentis Tosca
6 7 (9.46%) GitHub
7 5 (6.76%) Trello
8 4 (5.41%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (2.70%) Serverless
10 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.35%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (1.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (1.35%) IaaS
10 1 (1.35%) Miro
10 1 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) HTTP
2 3 (4.05%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.70%) Intranet
4 1 (1.35%) BGP
4 1 (1.35%) DNS
4 1 (1.35%) DWDM
4 1 (1.35%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) HSRP
4 1 (1.35%) MPLS
4 1 (1.35%) OSPF
4 1 (1.35%) RIP
4 1 (1.35%) SSL
4 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) MySQL
1 16 (21.62%) Power BI
2 14 (18.92%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (16.22%) Amazon Redshift
3 12 (16.22%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (16.22%) Pentaho
4 11 (14.86%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (12.16%) Impala
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.35%) InfluxDB
8 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 73 (98.65%) JIRA
2 26 (35.14%) Jenkins
3 17 (22.97%) Bitbucket
4 13 (17.57%) GitLab
4 13 (17.57%) JMeter
5 11 (14.86%) Zephyr
6 10 (13.51%) Selenium
6 10 (13.51%) SoapUI
7 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
8 8 (10.81%) JUnit
9 7 (9.46%) LoadRunner
10 5 (6.76%) Postman
11 3 (4.05%) Cucumber
12 2 (2.70%) Artifactory
12 2 (2.70%) Checkstyle
12 2 (2.70%) REST Assured
13 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket Server
13 1 (1.35%) Flyway
13 1 (1.35%) SonarQube
13 1 (1.35%) Toad
General
1 17 (22.97%) Social Skills
2 13 (17.57%) Public Sector
3 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) Finance
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Analyst
2 16 (21.62%) Developer
3 12 (16.22%) Test Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) Java Developer
5 9 (12.16%) QA Analyst
5 9 (12.16%) QA Test Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Business Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) Implementation Manager
7 7 (9.46%) Release Manager
7 7 (9.46%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Architecture Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (5.41%) QA Leader
8 4 (5.41%) Test Leader
9 3 (4.05%) Functional Tester
9 3 (4.05%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Scrum Master
9 3 (4.05%) Service Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) REST
2 12 (16.22%) SOAP
2 12 (16.22%) Spring
2 12 (16.22%) Spring Boot
3 11 (14.86%) JSON
4 10 (13.51%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (10.81%) JMS
6 7 (9.46%) Spring Batch
7 5 (6.76%) XML
8 4 (5.41%) J2SE
8 4 (5.41%) Middleware
8 4 (5.41%) Swagger
9 3 (4.05%) HTML
10 2 (2.70%) Ajax
10 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.70%) CSS
10 2 (2.70%) Kendo UI
10 2 (2.70%) LDAP
10 2 (2.70%) Node.js
10 2 (2.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) User Experience
2 4 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) Unix
2 5 (6.76%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (74.32%) Agile
2 45 (60.81%) Scrum
3 24 (32.43%) Business Analysis
3 24 (32.43%) Test Automation
4 22 (29.73%) CI/CD
5 20 (27.03%) DevOps
5 20 (27.03%) Migration
6 19 (25.68%) Release Management
7 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (21.62%) Data Modelling
8 15 (20.27%) Requirements Gathering
8 15 (20.27%) Test Scripting
9 13 (17.57%) Coaching
10 12 (16.22%) Analytics
10 12 (16.22%) Data Analytics
10 12 (16.22%) Data Virtualisation
10 12 (16.22%) ETL
10 12 (16.22%) Project Management
11 11 (14.86%) Data Reconciliation
11 11 (14.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) Java
1 18 (24.32%) SQL
2 13 (17.57%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.05%) Bash
4 2 (2.70%) C#
4 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.70%) Python
4 2 (2.70%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.35%) Jython
5 1 (1.35%) Korn
5 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) ISTQB
2 13 (17.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.35%) CCNP
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.35%) ISEB
5 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (32.43%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (29.73%) Ansible
2 3 (4.05%) Terraform
3 1 (1.35%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.35%) HP NNM
3 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.35%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Oracle
2 12 (16.22%) Informatica
2 12 (16.22%) Talend
3 8 (10.81%) AppDynamics
3 8 (10.81%) CheckPoint
4 6 (8.11%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.70%) IBM
7 1 (1.35%) Cadence
7 1 (1.35%) Checkmarx
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco
7 1 (1.35%) F5
7 1 (1.35%) HP
7 1 (1.35%) Juniper
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.35%) SAP
7 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.35%) webMethods