Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 74 58
Rank change year-on-year -17 -16 +46
Contract jobs citing Confluence 13 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.80% 1.42% 2.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.96% 8.44% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 28
Hertfordshire median daily rate £444 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.94% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £362 £311 £225
90th Percentile £560 £598 £544
East of England median daily rate £450 £478 £416
% change year-on-year -5.76% +14.78% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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 218 237 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.37% 16.81% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 115 124
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £156 £230 £183
90th Percentile £539 £574 £564
East of England median daily rate £450 £447 £400
% change year-on-year +0.67% +11.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -13.04% -46.92%
10th Percentile £16.50 £14.10 £12.75
90th Percentile £56.25 £34.50 £29.55
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% -31.30%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 8 £413 -
Watford -5 2 - - 1
Stevenage -7 2 - - 3
Confluence
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (100.00%) JIRA
2 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
2 9 (69.23%) DevOps
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) Bitbucket
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
6 5 (38.46%) .NET
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
6 5 (38.46%) Atlassian
6 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
6 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (30.77%) Docker
7 4 (30.77%) New Relic
7 4 (30.77%) Kubernetes
7 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Splunk
7 4 (30.77%) Maven
7 4 (30.77%) Validation
7 4 (30.77%) SOAP
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services
8 3 (23.08%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) Python
8 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
8 3 (23.08%) JSON
8 3 (23.08%) High Availability
8 3 (23.08%) GitHub

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 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (23.08%) GitHub
2 3 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Broadband
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Power BI
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) JIRA
2 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
3 7 (53.85%) Bitbucket
4 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
5 4 (30.77%) Maven
6 3 (23.08%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (15.38%) Artifactory
7 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (15.38%) JMeter
7 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
7 2 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (15.38%) Subversion
8 1 (7.69%) Checkstyle
8 1 (7.69%) Cobertura
8 1 (7.69%) Gradle
8 1 (7.69%) NUnit
8 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
8 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (7.69%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Report Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Site Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) SOAP
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) JSON
3 3 (23.08%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) boto
4 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) Velocity
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Native
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Validation
5 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) High Availability
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (15.38%) Release Automation
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Break/Fix
7 1 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Measurement
7 1 (7.69%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) AWS Certification
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GCP
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Kubernetes
2 3 (23.08%) Ansible
2 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (23.08%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
3 1 (7.69%) Kibana
3 1 (7.69%) logstash
3 1 (7.69%) Mesos
3 1 (7.69%) Rancher
3 1 (7.69%) Terraform
3 1 (7.69%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Atlassian
2 4 (30.77%) New Relic
2 4 (30.77%) Splunk
3 2 (15.38%) Dynatrace
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Percona
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) Sonatype