Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 74 101
Rank change year-on-year +3 +27 +1
Contract jobs citing Confluence 33 24 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.05% 1.68% 0.066%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.94% 9.76% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £419 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.85% -8.45% -29.00%
10th Percentile £315 £245 £353
90th Percentile £594 £480 £358
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £470
% change year-on-year +5.88% -9.57% +4.44%
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 255 246 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.87% 17.21% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 114 104
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £395 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +8.22% -2.67%
10th Percentile £226 £225 £178
90th Percentile £554 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +9.68% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 15
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £30.25 £15.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.16% -52.31% +103.13%
10th Percentile £15.53 £12.13 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.38 £37.40
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +64.44% -4.26% +11.90%

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 December 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 December 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 +1 12 - -
Rickmansworth -6 4 £675 +122.04%
Hemel Hempstead +1 2 £336 -15.94% 2
Stevenage - 2 - -
Hatfield - 2 £350 -
Confluence
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 33 (100.00%) JIRA
2 15 (45.45%) Atlassian
2 15 (45.45%) Time Management
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (39.39%) E-Commerce
5 11 (33.33%) DNA
6 10 (30.30%) Linux
6 10 (30.30%) Scrum
6 10 (30.30%) Retail
6 10 (30.30%) WebSphere
6 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
6 10 (30.30%) User Stories
6 10 (30.30%) Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (27.27%) Games
8 8 (24.24%) MySQL
8 8 (24.24%) Unix
8 8 (24.24%) DB2
8 8 (24.24%) DevOps
9 7 (21.21%) Docker
9 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
9 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
9 7 (21.21%) Bitbucket
9 7 (21.21%) Oracle
9 7 (21.21%) Solaris
9 7 (21.21%) Python
9 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
9 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (21.21%) Kanban
10 6 (18.18%) GCP
10 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management

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 10 (30.30%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.18%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (12.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
4 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) HipChat
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
1 6 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Force.com
3 1 (3.03%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) DB2
1 8 (24.24%) MySQL
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
2 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
2 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.06%) Power BI
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Hazelcast
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (100.00%) JIRA
2 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
3 7 (21.21%) Bitbucket
4 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
5 4 (12.12%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (9.09%) Maven
7 2 (6.06%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (6.06%) Checkstyle
7 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.06%) Gradle
7 2 (6.06%) InstallShield
7 2 (6.06%) JBehave
7 2 (6.06%) JUnit
7 2 (6.06%) Selenium
7 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
7 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.06%) WiX
7 2 (6.06%) Zephyr
8 1 (3.03%) WebStorm
General
1 10 (30.30%) Retail
2 9 (27.27%) Games
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Retail Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Business Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Salesforce Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Scrum Master
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) boto
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) J2EE
2 3 (9.09%) Middleware
2 3 (9.09%) Spring
3 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.06%) RESTful
3 2 (6.06%) Silverlight
3 2 (6.06%) Velocity
3 2 (6.06%) WCF
3 2 (6.06%) WinForms
3 2 (6.06%) WPF
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Commons
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) Java SE
4 1 (3.03%) JSTL
4 1 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Animation
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Unix
3 7 (21.21%) Solaris
4 5 (15.15%) Windows
5 1 (3.03%) CentOS
5 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Time Management
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) E-Commerce
4 11 (33.33%) DNA
5 10 (30.30%) Acceptance Criteria
5 10 (30.30%) Scrum
5 10 (30.30%) User Stories
6 8 (24.24%) DevOps
7 7 (21.21%) Kanban
8 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.12%) Release Management
9 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
9 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
10 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
10 3 (9.09%) ITSM
10 3 (9.09%) SDLC
10 3 (9.09%) SOA
10 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Python
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Groovy
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Scala
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) GCP
2 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Docker Swarm
1 6 (18.18%) Kubernetes
1 6 (18.18%) Mesos
1 6 (18.18%) Rancher
2 5 (15.15%) Ansible
3 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.09%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) Terraform
4 1 (3.03%) yum
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Atlassian
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) Adobe
3 4 (12.12%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.06%) hybris
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.06%) Remedy
4 2 (6.06%) Sonatype
4 2 (6.06%) Tableau
5 1 (3.03%) IBM