Period
to 20 June 2018

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 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
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 58 70
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12 +11
Contract jobs citing Confluence 30 40 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.16% 4.71% 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.00% 14.98% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 8
Essex median daily rate £600 £500 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +16.28% -20.00%
10th Percentile £367 £313 £393
90th Percentile £643 £560 £466
East of England median daily rate £450 £480 £450
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 200 267 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 27.70% 31.41% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 190 82
Essex median daily rate £520 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% +35.62% -12.44%
10th Percentile £342 £265 £190
90th Percentile £603 £575 £460
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 14
Essex median hourly rate £28.95 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.80% +7.14% +35.27%
10th Percentile £19.20 £28.60 £14.78
90th Percentile £34.37 £39.50 £61.80
East of England median hourly rate £18.82 £19.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -0.96% -44.93% +51.65%

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 June 2018.

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 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
Southend-on-Sea +9 23 £588 +18.09% 2
Brentwood - 1 - -
Confluence
East of England

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

1 30 (100.00%) JIRA
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) Java
3 12 (40.00%) Scrum
3 12 (40.00%) DevOps
4 11 (36.67%) Mentoring
4 11 (36.67%) TDD
5 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (30.00%) BDD
5 9 (30.00%) User Stories
6 8 (26.67%) Kanban
6 8 (26.67%) Selenium
6 8 (26.67%) C
6 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 8 (26.67%) Oracle
7 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
7 7 (23.33%) Linux
7 7 (23.33%) SOA
7 7 (23.33%) JMeter
7 7 (23.33%) LoadRunner
7 7 (23.33%) QA
7 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
7 7 (23.33%) SoapUI
7 7 (23.33%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (20.00%) Microservices
8 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Pentaho
8 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

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 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (16.67%) JBoss
2 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) GitHub
3 2 (6.67%) G Suite
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
2 4 (13.33%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) SSL
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Pentaho
2 5 (16.67%) Impala
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.67%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 30 (100.00%) JIRA
2 8 (26.67%) Selenium
3 7 (23.33%) JMeter
3 7 (23.33%) LoadRunner
3 7 (23.33%) SoapUI
4 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (16.67%) Bitbucket
6 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (10.00%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (6.67%) JUnit
7 2 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (6.67%) Subversion
7 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
8 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
8 1 (3.33%) Maven
8 1 (3.33%) Robot Framework
8 1 (3.33%) Sahi
8 1 (3.33%) WATIR
8 1 (3.33%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Scrum Master
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (6.67%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) J2EE
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (6.67%) JMS
3 2 (6.67%) JSON
3 2 (6.67%) REST
3 2 (6.67%) SOAP
3 2 (6.67%) Spring
3 2 (6.67%) Spring Batch
3 2 (6.67%) Spring Boot
3 2 (6.67%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) XSLT
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Solaris
2 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) DevOps
2 12 (40.00%) Scrum
3 11 (36.67%) Mentoring
3 11 (36.67%) TDD
4 9 (30.00%) BDD
4 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (30.00%) User Stories
5 8 (26.67%) Kanban
6 7 (23.33%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (23.33%) SOA
6 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Microservices
7 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (16.67%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) C
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) Ruby
4 2 (6.67%) Go
4 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ISEB
2 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Ansible
2 3 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (10.00%) Terraform
3 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.67%) Puppet
4 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) webMethods
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) SAP