Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 79 67
Rank change year-on-year -7 -12 +34
Contract jobs citing Confluence 19 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.18% 1.34% 1.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.27% 8.20% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 22
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +35.71% -1.41%
East of England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% -4.26%
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 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year +6.33% - -

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 205 256 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.71% 16.35% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 112 128
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +4.06% +14.29%
10th Percentile £161 £203 £225
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £448 £434 £388
% change year-on-year +3.17% +11.94% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.00% -10.26% -40.00%
10th Percentile £20.90 £14.85 £12.78
90th Percentile £43.95 £47.50 £36.83
East of England median hourly rate £33.00 £36.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year -9.59% +15.87% +6.78%

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 November 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 18 November 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
Stevenage -2 7 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £475 -
Watford -4 2 - - 2
Rickmansworth -7 2 £388 -42.59%
Confluence
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 19 (100.00%) JIRA
2 14 (73.68%) Jenkins
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) Atlassian
5 8 (42.11%) Linux
6 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
6 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) Bitbucket
6 7 (36.84%) DevOps
7 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
8 5 (26.32%) SOAP
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (21.05%) Docker
9 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
9 4 (21.05%) .NET
9 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
9 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
9 4 (21.05%) Maven
10 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (15.79%) JSON
10 3 (15.79%) Validation
10 3 (15.79%) SQL
10 3 (15.79%) XML
10 3 (15.79%) JIRA Agile
10 3 (15.79%) 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 2 (10.53%) Mule
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) GitHub
3 2 (10.53%) Slack
4 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.26%) Power BI
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) JIRA
2 14 (73.68%) Jenkins
3 7 (36.84%) Bitbucket
4 4 (21.05%) Maven
4 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
5 3 (15.79%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (10.53%) JMeter
6 2 (10.53%) JUnit
6 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
6 2 (10.53%) Subversion
7 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
7 1 (5.26%) Checkstyle
7 1 (5.26%) Cobertura
7 1 (5.26%) Gradle
7 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (5.26%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Administrator
1 6 (31.58%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) SOAP
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) JSON
3 3 (15.79%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) RAML
4 2 (10.53%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) DevOps
3 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (15.79%) Coaching
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) High Availability
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Ansible
3 1 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (5.26%) Mesos
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Rancher
3 1 (5.26%) Terraform
3 1 (5.26%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Atlassian
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) Dynatrace
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) New Relic
3 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
3 2 (10.53%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Sonatype
4 1 (5.26%) VMware