Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 56 76
Rank change year-on-year +11 +20 +8
Contract jobs citing Confluence 63 54 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.33% 6.16% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.66% 17.65% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 44 2
Essex median daily rate £500 £463 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -0.54% -13.49%
10th Percentile £326 £311 £431
90th Percentile £636 £550 £480
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Essex median hourly rate - £35.00 -
East of England median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 305 306 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 30.65% 34.93% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 205 80
Essex median daily rate £513 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +42.86% -
10th Percentile £345 £279 £224
90th Percentile £600 £588 £497
East of England median daily rate £450 £439 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.69% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 15
Essex median hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.45% +1.43% -5.56%
10th Percentile £23.80 £17.38 £17.95
90th Percentile £50.19 £40.00 £40.90
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.38% +17.50% -33.33%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -6 39 £513 +7.89% 2
Basildon - 2 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Confluence
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 59 (93.65%) JIRA
2 52 (82.54%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (60.32%) Scrum
4 30 (47.62%) Java
5 28 (44.44%) SQL
6 23 (36.51%) TDD
7 22 (34.92%) Oracle
7 22 (34.92%) DevOps
8 21 (33.33%) User Stories
8 21 (33.33%) BDD
9 20 (31.75%) Security Cleared
10 19 (30.16%) Jenkins
11 18 (28.57%) Pentaho
11 18 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
11 18 (28.57%) Kanban
12 16 (25.40%) SC Cleared
12 16 (25.40%) Selenium
12 16 (25.40%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (22.22%) SoapUI
13 14 (22.22%) Mentoring
14 13 (20.63%) Software Delivery
14 13 (20.63%) MySQL
14 13 (20.63%) QA
15 12 (19.05%) JMeter
15 12 (19.05%) ISEB
15 12 (19.05%) LoadRunner
15 12 (19.05%) Test Strategy
16 11 (17.46%) Test Automation
16 11 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (17.46%) Coaching

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 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) JBoss
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.76%) GitHub
4 2 (3.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) Internet
2 6 (9.52%) HTTP
3 2 (3.17%) SSL
3 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) Pentaho
2 13 (20.63%) MySQL
3 8 (12.70%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.94%) Impala
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.59%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.59%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 59 (93.65%) JIRA
2 19 (30.16%) Jenkins
3 16 (25.40%) Selenium
4 14 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 12 (19.05%) JMeter
5 12 (19.05%) LoadRunner
6 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
7 9 (14.29%) Maven
8 7 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
9 5 (7.94%) Bitbucket
10 4 (6.35%) GitLab
10 4 (6.35%) JUnit
10 4 (6.35%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (6.35%) Vagrant
10 4 (6.35%) Zephyr
11 2 (3.17%) CA Gen
11 2 (3.17%) Checkstyle
11 2 (3.17%) Subversion
12 1 (1.59%) Sahi
12 1 (1.59%) WATIR
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Developer
2 14 (22.22%) Analyst
3 13 (20.63%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Pentaho Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Scrum Master
5 4 (6.35%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (6.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Data Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Tester
6 3 (4.76%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (4.76%) QA Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) QA Tester
6 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Agile Scrum Master
7 2 (3.17%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) Spring
1 6 (9.52%) Spring Boot
2 4 (6.35%) Java EE
2 4 (6.35%) JMS
2 4 (6.35%) JSON
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (6.35%) REST
2 4 (6.35%) SOAP
2 4 (6.35%) Spring Batch
2 4 (6.35%) XSLT
3 3 (4.76%) J2EE
3 3 (4.76%) Web Services
3 3 (4.76%) XML
4 2 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.59%) .NET
5 1 (1.59%) JDBC
5 1 (1.59%) Kafka
5 1 (1.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.35%) User Experience
2 4 (6.35%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (3.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (82.54%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (60.32%) Scrum
3 23 (36.51%) TDD
4 22 (34.92%) DevOps
5 21 (33.33%) BDD
5 21 (33.33%) User Stories
6 18 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
6 18 (28.57%) Kanban
7 16 (25.40%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (22.22%) Mentoring
9 13 (20.63%) Software Delivery
10 12 (19.05%) Test Strategy
11 11 (17.46%) Coaching
11 11 (17.46%) Microservices
11 11 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (17.46%) Software Testing
11 11 (17.46%) Test Automation
12 10 (15.87%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 9 (14.29%) Functional Testing
13 9 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) Java
2 28 (44.44%) SQL
3 11 (17.46%) Shell Script
4 10 (15.87%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.94%) C
5 5 (7.94%) Java 8
6 3 (4.76%) Ruby
7 2 (3.17%) Go
7 2 (3.17%) Perl
7 2 (3.17%) Python
8 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.40%) SC Cleared
3 12 (19.05%) ISEB
4 10 (15.87%) ISTQB
5 5 (7.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.17%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) QA
2 7 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 4 (6.35%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) Ansible
2 5 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.94%) Puppet
3 4 (6.35%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (6.35%) Terraform
4 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Oracle
2 5 (7.94%) Informatica
3 4 (6.35%) webMethods
4 2 (3.17%) BEA
4 2 (3.17%) Google
4 2 (3.17%) Pega
4 2 (3.17%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft