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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 42 75
Rank change year-on-year -10 +33  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 7 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.11% 2.54% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.19% 14.66% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 2
Median daily rate £475 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +23.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £264 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £418
% change year-on-year - +7.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.35 - -

Confluence is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 113 116 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 17.88% 17.37% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 65 78
Median daily rate £400 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £159 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -38.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £29.20 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Confluence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -2 5 £550 +10.00%
Confluence
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 14 (93.33%) JIRA
2 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Atlassian
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
4 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
4 8 (53.33%) BDD
5 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
5 7 (46.67%) Selenium
5 7 (46.67%) TDD
6 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (33.33%) Bitbucket
7 5 (33.33%) Kanban
7 5 (33.33%) Maven
7 5 (33.33%) Java
7 5 (33.33%) Linux
8 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Test Management
8 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (26.67%) DevOps
8 4 (26.67%) People Management
8 4 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (20.00%) PagerDuty
9 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
9 3 (20.00%) Application Performance Management
9 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (20.00%) AppDynamics

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 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) HipChat
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) MPLS
1 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
1 1 (6.67%) VLAN
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) JIRA
2 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
4 7 (46.67%) Selenium
5 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (33.33%) Bitbucket
6 5 (33.33%) Maven
7 3 (20.00%) JBehave
7 3 (20.00%) JUnit
7 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (13.33%) Checkstyle
8 2 (13.33%) Mockito
8 2 (13.33%) Moq
8 2 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
9 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
9 1 (6.67%) Robot Framework
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Portfolio Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Portfolio Test Manager
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Portfolio Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (20.00%) RESTful
1 3 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) boto
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) CentOS
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (53.33%) BDD
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
2 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
4 5 (33.33%) Kanban
5 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
5 4 (26.67%) People Management
5 4 (26.67%) Test Management
6 3 (20.00%) Application Performance Management
6 3 (20.00%) ATDD
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) Open Source
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
1 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (20.00%) Pingdom
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Atlassian
2 3 (20.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (20.00%) PagerDuty
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Sonatype
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) hybris
4 1 (6.67%) Meraki
4 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL