Period
to 16 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 16 February 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 71 75
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 +15
Contract jobs citing Confluence 21 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.49% 2.19% 1.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.29% 13.55% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 19
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 £475 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +52.00% -39.32%
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £489
% change year-on-year +5.56% -7.93% +8.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 -
% change year-on-year -4.55% - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 186 251 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.20% 16.13% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 106 128
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.48% -10.77%
10th Percentile £162 £253 £225
90th Percentile £550 £569 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 5
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £13.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +223.08% -21.21% -45.00%
10th Percentile £17.93 £12.25 £13.75
90th Percentile £43.85 £47.20 £40.20
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year +59.09% -30.71% +44.32%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Hertfordshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Hertfordshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Hertfordshire

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 February 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
Stevenage -7 7 - -
Rickmansworth -6 2 £388 -
Hemel Hempstead +1 1 - -
Watford -3 1 - - 1
Confluence
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 21 (100.00%) JIRA
2 12 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 8 (38.10%) Atlassian
3 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (19.05%) Slack
7 4 (19.05%) REST
7 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
7 4 (19.05%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) French Language
8 3 (14.29%) Java
8 3 (14.29%) JUnit
8 3 (14.29%) SOAP
8 3 (14.29%) Web Services
8 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
8 3 (14.29%) DevOps
8 3 (14.29%) Mule
8 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (14.29%) Mule
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Slack
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.76%) Power BI
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (100.00%) JIRA
2 12 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 3 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.76%) Checkstyle
4 1 (4.76%) Cobertura
4 1 (4.76%) Gradle
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.76%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) French Language
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) German Language
4 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Administrator
2 6 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) REST
2 3 (14.29%) RAML
2 3 (14.29%) SOAP
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
4 4 (19.05%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.76%) Mesos
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Rancher
1 1 (4.76%) Terraform
1 1 (4.76%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Atlassian
2 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.76%) Dynatrace
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) New Relic
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) Sonatype
4 1 (4.76%) Splunk
4 1 (4.76%) VMware