Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 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
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 65 101
Rank change year-on-year -13 +36 -2
Contract jobs citing Confluence 20 28 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.33% 1.98% 0.060%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.81% 10.98% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.41% -16.47%
10th Percentile £310 £259 £353
90th Percentile £693 £475 £358
East of England median daily rate £445 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -1.11% +12.50% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £44.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £39.50 - £60.00

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 256 255 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 17.06% 18.02% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 128 129
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £204 £205 £185
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
East of England median daily rate £438 £410 £355
% change year-on-year +6.77% +15.42% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 16
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.15% +103.13%
10th Percentile £14.70 £13.10 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £29.85 £37.38
East of England median hourly rate £33.02 £28.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +15.84% - +35.71%

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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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
Watford 0 8 £375 -25.00%
Rickmansworth -5 3 £675 +122.04% 1
Stevenage - 1 - -
Confluence
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 19 (95.00%) JIRA
2 12 (60.00%) Atlassian
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) Time Management
5 8 (40.00%) Scrum
5 8 (40.00%) Linux
5 8 (40.00%) DevOps
6 7 (35.00%) Bitbucket
6 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
6 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (35.00%) Python
6 7 (35.00%) MySQL
6 7 (35.00%) Oracle
6 7 (35.00%) DB2
6 7 (35.00%) Unix
6 7 (35.00%) Solaris
6 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
6 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (35.00%) Kanban
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (30.00%) Games
7 6 (30.00%) GCP
7 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (30.00%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (30.00%) Mesos
7 6 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (30.00%) boto

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 6 (30.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (15.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.00%) CMS
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) HipChat
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 6 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) MPLS
1 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.00%) VLAN
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) DB2
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
1 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) JIRA
2 7 (35.00%) Bitbucket
3 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (15.00%) Maven
6 2 (10.00%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (10.00%) Checkstyle
6 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.00%) Gradle
6 2 (10.00%) InstallShield
6 2 (10.00%) JBehave
6 2 (10.00%) JUnit
6 2 (10.00%) Selenium
6 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (10.00%) WiX
7 1 (5.00%) GoCD
7 1 (5.00%) Moq
General
1 6 (30.00%) Games
2 5 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) boto
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Middleware
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.00%) RESTful
3 2 (10.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (10.00%) Spring
3 2 (10.00%) WCF
3 2 (10.00%) WinForms
3 2 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (5.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Solaris
2 7 (35.00%) Unix
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Time Management
3 8 (40.00%) DevOps
3 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) Kanban
5 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (25.00%) DNA
6 5 (25.00%) User Stories
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) SDLC
7 3 (15.00%) SOA
7 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.00%) BDD
8 2 (10.00%) High Availability
8 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Open Source
8 2 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Groovy
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Docker Swarm
1 6 (30.00%) Kubernetes
1 6 (30.00%) Mesos
1 6 (30.00%) Rancher
2 5 (25.00%) Ansible
3 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (15.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) Terraform
4 1 (5.00%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Atlassian
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Adobe
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (10.00%) Sonatype
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) hybris
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Meraki
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL