The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 23 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 21 24
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 15 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 9.55% 1.36% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 48.39% 6.67% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £475 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
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 Luton with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 31 30 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 19.75% 20.41% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 15
Median daily rate £480 £413 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +57.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Confluence in Luton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Luton

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Luton over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Luton region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 16 (100.00%) JIRA
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) Ruby
4 7 (43.75%) Ant
4 7 (43.75%) Python
4 7 (43.75%) TeamCity
4 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 7 (43.75%) MSBuild
4 7 (43.75%) Ansible
4 7 (43.75%) Functional Programming
4 7 (43.75%) DevOps
5 6 (37.50%) Release Automation
5 6 (37.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (37.50%) Artifactory
5 6 (37.50%) RIA
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Java
5 6 (37.50%) Retail
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
6 5 (31.25%) Atlassian
7 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (18.75%) Analytics
8 3 (18.75%) User Stories
8 3 (18.75%) Sitecore
8 3 (18.75%) C#

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SessionCam
1 1 (6.25%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) JIRA
2 9 (56.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (43.75%) Ant
3 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
3 7 (43.75%) MSBuild
3 7 (43.75%) TeamCity
4 6 (37.50%) Artifactory
4 6 (37.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (12.50%) Bitbucket
6 1 (6.25%) ERwin
6 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Release Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Release Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) CRM Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) RIA
2 1 (6.25%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) DevOps
2 7 (43.75%) Functional Programming
3 6 (37.50%) Release Automation
4 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) User Stories
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) OWASP
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) SOA
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) Content Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Python
1 7 (43.75%) Ruby
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) Atlassian
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Sitecore
4 1 (6.25%) Ensighten
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Tableau