Period
to 16 July 2018

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 July 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 84 67
Rank change year-on-year -1 -17 +42
Contract jobs citing Confluence 14 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.89% 0.71% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.60% 4.35% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 17
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +15.79% +26.67%
10th Percentile £343 £375 £307
90th Percentile £850 £575 £626
East of England median daily rate £450 £480 £450
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 212 207 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.51% 16.43% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 127 102
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £260 £200 £183
90th Percentile £631 £588 £586
East of England median daily rate £450 £446 £413
% change year-on-year +0.90% +8.12% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.27 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.87% -14.29% -5.41%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.95 £14.20
90th Percentile £43.50 £25.50 £24.90
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year -10.59% - -9.57%

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 July 2018.

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 July 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
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £388 -
Watford -2 5 - - 1
Confluence
East of England

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

1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 6 (42.86%) DevOps
3 6 (42.86%) Atlassian
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
4 5 (35.71%) DNA
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (35.71%) Puppet
4 5 (35.71%) Ansible
4 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (28.57%) Docker
5 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes
5 4 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
5 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (28.57%) Time Management
5 4 (28.57%) Maven
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Unix
5 4 (28.57%) DB2
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE
6 3 (21.43%) MySQL
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle

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 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
2 1 (7.14%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) 802.11
2 1 (7.14%) BGP
2 1 (7.14%) Broadband
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
2 1 (7.14%) Frame Relay
2 1 (7.14%) HSRP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.14%) IPsec
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) OSPF
2 1 (7.14%) RIP
2 1 (7.14%) SNMP
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) TACACS
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) DB2
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
3 4 (28.57%) Maven
3 4 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (21.43%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (21.43%) Gradle
5 2 (14.29%) Checkstyle
5 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
6 1 (7.14%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (7.14%) NUnit
6 1 (7.14%) ReSharper
6 1 (7.14%) Selenium
6 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (7.14%) SonarQube
6 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Games
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum Master
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
1 3 (21.43%) Velocity
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (7.14%) Flash
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Wiki
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) DNA
2 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) Kanban
5 2 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Release Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) AWS Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Ansible
1 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes
3 3 (21.43%) Rancher
3 3 (21.43%) Terraform
4 2 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (14.29%) Mesos
5 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
5 1 (7.14%) HP Fortify
5 1 (7.14%) Kibana
5 1 (7.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Atlassian
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) Google
3 2 (14.29%) hybris
3 2 (14.29%) New Relic
3 2 (14.29%) Sonatype
3 2 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Meraki
4 1 (7.14%) MikroTik
4 1 (7.14%) Percona
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds