Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 17 July 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 115 139
Rank change year-on-year +28 +24 -5
Contract jobs citing Confluence 70 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.17% 0.82% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.43% 5.42% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 20 7
Manchester median daily rate £400 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -20.59% -15.00%
10th Percentile £275 £127 £262
90th Percentile £588 £530 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £53.75 - -
North West median hourly rate £53.75 - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 485 424 534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.02% 15.14% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 255 295
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £212 £173 £206
90th Percentile £588 £538 £516
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 12
Manchester median hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.88% -57.89% +186.79%
10th Percentile £12.63 £10.02 £15.00
90th Percentile £57.00 £143.20 £178.53
North West median hourly rate £26.25 £16.00 £20.39
% change year-on-year +64.06% -21.53% +7.32%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Manchester

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Manchester

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Manchester

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
Stockport - 3 £500 -
Confluence
North West

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 69 (98.57%) JIRA
2 42 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (51.43%) Jenkins
4 29 (41.43%) Test Automation
5 28 (40.00%) Scrum
6 27 (38.57%) TDD
7 26 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (37.14%) Git (software)
8 24 (34.29%) Bitbucket
8 24 (34.29%) DevOps
9 21 (30.00%) Java
9 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
10 18 (25.71%) BDD
11 17 (24.29%) Waterfall
12 15 (21.43%) MySQL
12 15 (21.43%) jQuery
13 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 14 (20.00%) REST
13 14 (20.00%) Microservices
13 14 (20.00%) Swagger
14 13 (18.57%) Docker
14 13 (18.57%) Puppet
14 13 (18.57%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (18.57%) .NET
14 13 (18.57%) Selenium
15 12 (17.14%) Atlassian
15 12 (17.14%) HTML
15 12 (17.14%) C#
15 12 (17.14%) Linux
15 12 (17.14%) Data Modelling

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (4.29%) Apache
2 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.86%) CMS
3 2 (2.86%) nginx
3 2 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (15.71%) GitHub
3 8 (11.43%) Slack
4 6 (8.57%) SaaS
5 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (5.71%) OpenShift
7 3 (4.29%) BrowserStack
8 2 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.43%) CloudFront
9 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.43%) Route 53
9 1 (1.43%) Serverless
9 1 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) Intranet
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) MySQL
2 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.57%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 69 (98.57%) JIRA
2 36 (51.43%) Jenkins
3 26 (37.14%) Git (software)
4 24 (34.29%) Bitbucket
5 13 (18.57%) Selenium
6 12 (17.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (17.14%) JMeter
6 12 (17.14%) SonarQube
7 9 (12.86%) eggPlant
8 7 (10.00%) Gatling
8 7 (10.00%) JUnit
8 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio
9 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
10 5 (7.14%) Mockito
10 5 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (7.14%) TestNG
11 4 (5.71%) Burp Suite
11 4 (5.71%) HP UFT
11 4 (5.71%) LoadRunner
11 4 (5.71%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (12.86%) Games
2 3 (4.29%) Legal
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Law
3 2 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (34.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (21.43%) Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Data Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Tester
5 6 (8.57%) Applications Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Automation Tester
6 5 (7.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.29%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Lead Tester
8 3 (4.29%) QA Automation Tester
8 3 (4.29%) QA Tester
8 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Automation Test Lead
9 2 (2.86%) Developer in Test
9 2 (2.86%) Senior DevOps
9 2 (2.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) jQuery
2 14 (20.00%) REST
2 14 (20.00%) Swagger
3 13 (18.57%) .NET
4 12 (17.14%) HTML
5 11 (15.71%) CSS
5 11 (15.71%) JSON
5 11 (15.71%) RAML
5 11 (15.71%) Spring
6 10 (14.29%) Web Services
6 10 (14.29%) XML
7 9 (12.86%) WCF
8 8 (11.43%) .NET Framework
8 8 (11.43%) Node.js
9 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 7 (10.00%) HTML5
10 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (8.57%) React
11 5 (7.14%) ADO.NET
11 5 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) iPad
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Blog
2 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.29%) Mobile Games
4 2 (2.86%) Clustering
4 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Online Games
5 1 (1.43%) Social Media
5 1 (1.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Linux
2 9 (12.86%) Unix
3 6 (8.57%) Windows
4 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (41.43%) Test Automation
3 28 (40.00%) Scrum
4 27 (38.57%) TDD
5 26 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (34.29%) DevOps
7 18 (25.71%) BDD
8 17 (24.29%) Waterfall
9 14 (20.00%) Microservices
10 12 (17.14%) Data Modelling
10 12 (17.14%) Kanban
10 12 (17.14%) SDLC
11 10 (14.29%) Change Control
11 10 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
11 10 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
11 10 (14.29%) Release Management
11 10 (14.29%) User Stories
12 8 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 7 (10.00%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) Java
1 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (17.14%) C#
3 9 (12.86%) Groovy
3 9 (12.86%) Python
4 7 (10.00%) SQL
5 3 (4.29%) XPath
6 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.86%) Perl
7 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) WCAG
3 1 (1.43%) GCP
System Software
1 13 (18.57%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) Puppet
2 11 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (12.86%) Kubernetes
4 7 (10.00%) Ansible
5 4 (5.71%) Nessus
6 3 (4.29%) FlexNet
6 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (2.86%) Terraform
8 1 (1.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Atlassian
2 10 (14.29%) Apiary
3 5 (7.14%) Blue Prism
3 5 (7.14%) IBM
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle
4 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.71%) Sitecore
5 3 (4.29%) HP
6 2 (2.86%) Capita
6 2 (2.86%) Citrix
6 2 (2.86%) Ivanti
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.43%) Google