Period
to 20 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 42 58
Rank change year-on-year +24 +16 +8
Contract jobs citing Confluence 53 95 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 9.45% 8.75% 5.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 52.48% 25.82% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 44 38
Essex median daily rate £450 £463 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% -9.76% +4.59%
10th Percentile £380 £325 £312
90th Percentile £550 £612 £645
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £35.00
East of England median hourly rate - £42.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +6.33% -

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 Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 101 368 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 18.00% 33.89% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 216 177
Essex median daily rate £450 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -2.44% +46.43%
10th Percentile £348 £338 £310
90th Percentile £550 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £430 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -4.44% +4.65% +10.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 23
Essex median hourly rate £19.75 £33.04 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.22% -16.88% +6.00%
10th Percentile £18.28 £23.45 £16.45
90th Percentile £21.83 £51.53 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £21.50 £33.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -34.85% -9.59% +15.87%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Essex

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Confluence in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Essex

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Essex over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Essex

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Southend-on-Sea +13 36 £450 -10.00% 3
Brentwood - 1 - - 1
Confluence
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 52 (98.11%) JIRA
2 40 (75.47%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (52.83%) Scrum
4 21 (39.62%) Jenkins
4 21 (39.62%) DevOps
5 19 (35.85%) Java
6 18 (33.96%) ETL
7 17 (32.08%) TDD
7 17 (32.08%) Ansible
7 17 (32.08%) AWS
8 16 (30.19%) Unix
9 15 (28.30%) Linux
9 15 (28.30%) MySQL
9 15 (28.30%) Service Management
9 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
10 14 (26.42%) Terraform
10 14 (26.42%) Oracle
10 14 (26.42%) ISEB
11 13 (24.53%) Shell Script
12 12 (22.64%) Elastic Stack
12 12 (22.64%) Continuous Deployment
12 12 (22.64%) Microservices
12 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
12 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
13 11 (20.75%) Open Source
13 11 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (20.75%) Kanban
13 11 (20.75%) BDD
13 11 (20.75%) Artifactory
13 11 (20.75%) ServiceNow

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 9 (16.98%) SAS
2 4 (7.55%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) JBoss
5 1 (1.89%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Internet
2 4 (7.55%) HTTP
3 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) 802.11
4 1 (1.89%) Broadband
4 1 (1.89%) DOCSIS
4 1 (1.89%) DSL
4 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.89%) Firewall
4 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.89%) IPv4
4 1 (1.89%) IPv6
4 1 (1.89%) SMTP
4 1 (1.89%) SSL
4 1 (1.89%) Telnet
4 1 (1.89%) UPnP
4 1 (1.89%) Wireless
4 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.89%) WLAN
4 1 (1.89%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) MySQL
2 6 (11.32%) Pentaho
3 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.55%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.55%) PowerCenter
4 4 (7.55%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (5.66%) Data Mart
5 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.77%) Impala
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (98.11%) JIRA
2 21 (39.62%) Jenkins
3 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
4 11 (20.75%) Artifactory
5 7 (13.21%) Selenium
5 7 (13.21%) SoapUI
6 6 (11.32%) JIRA Agile
6 6 (11.32%) JMeter
7 5 (9.43%) Checkstyle
7 5 (9.43%) Zephyr
8 4 (7.55%) Bitbucket
8 4 (7.55%) CA Gen
8 4 (7.55%) GitLab
9 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
9 3 (5.66%) LoadRunner
10 2 (3.77%) IntelliJ
10 2 (3.77%) JUnit
10 2 (3.77%) Maven
10 2 (3.77%) Mockito
10 2 (3.77%) NeoLoad
General
1 10 (18.87%) Public Sector
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Implementation Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Data Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.77%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (3.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) QA Tester
6 2 (3.77%) Tester
7 1 (1.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Linux Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (16.98%) J2EE
2 9 (16.98%) XML
3 7 (13.21%) Spring
3 7 (13.21%) Spring Boot
4 4 (7.55%) JDBC
4 4 (7.55%) Kafka
4 4 (7.55%) Web Services
5 3 (5.66%) HTML
6 2 (3.77%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.77%) Apache Flex
6 2 (3.77%) CSS
6 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.77%) JMS
6 2 (3.77%) JPA
6 2 (3.77%) JSON
6 2 (3.77%) REST
6 2 (3.77%) RESTful
6 2 (3.77%) Sass
6 2 (3.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) Public Cloud
3 6 (11.32%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (9.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (7.55%) Client/Server
5 4 (7.55%) Social Media
6 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.89%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Unix
2 15 (28.30%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (75.47%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (52.83%) Scrum
3 21 (39.62%) DevOps
4 18 (33.96%) ETL
5 17 (32.08%) TDD
6 15 (28.30%) Service Management
7 12 (22.64%) Continuous Deployment
7 12 (22.64%) Microservices
8 11 (20.75%) BDD
8 11 (20.75%) Coaching
8 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
8 11 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (20.75%) ITIL
8 11 (20.75%) ITSM
8 11 (20.75%) Kanban
8 11 (20.75%) Open Source
9 10 (18.87%) Test Automation
10 9 (16.98%) Test Strategy
11 8 (15.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) Java
2 13 (24.53%) Shell Script
3 10 (18.87%) SQL
4 9 (16.98%) C
4 9 (16.98%) Ruby
5 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
6 5 (9.43%) Perl
7 4 (7.55%) Java 8
8 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.77%) Python
9 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) ISEB
2 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
2 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.66%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.77%) Degree
6 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Docker
2 4 (7.55%) Apache Flume
3 3 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) Ansible
2 14 (26.42%) Terraform
3 4 (7.55%) Puppet
4 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.77%) Kibana
4 2 (3.77%) logstash
4 2 (3.77%) Mesos
5 1 (1.89%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.89%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Oracle
2 11 (20.75%) ServiceNow
3 8 (15.09%) Informatica
4 4 (7.55%) AppDynamics
4 4 (7.55%) BEA
4 4 (7.55%) Pega
4 4 (7.55%) SAP
4 4 (7.55%) webMethods
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) WSO2