Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 149 156
Rank change year-on-year +51 +7 -37
Contract jobs citing Confluence 40 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.37% 0.37% 0.079%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.55% 2.58% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 2
Manchester median daily rate £538 £413 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.30% -19.51% +10.81%
10th Percentile £439 £363 £479
90th Percentile £620 £475 £536
North West median daily rate £535 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +25.88% +1.19% +17.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £67.50 - -
North West median hourly rate £67.50 - -

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 468 503 674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.05% 14.25% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 318 379
Manchester median daily rate £415 £379 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.64% -7.68% +24.24%
10th Percentile £208 £220 £256
90th Percentile £605 £538 £538
North West median daily rate £395 £388 £415
% change year-on-year +1.94% -6.63% +27.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 32
Manchester median hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.45% +21.82% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.74 £14.41 £11.00
90th Percentile £118.75 £29.28 £32.18
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £14.93 £17.50
% change year-on-year +47.35% -14.69% +4.20%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 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
Stockport +6 4 - -
Confluence
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 38 (95.00%) JIRA
2 27 (67.50%) Git (software)
3 22 (55.00%) Java
4 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (47.50%) Jenkins
6 18 (45.00%) Test Automation
7 17 (42.50%) TDD
8 16 (40.00%) REST
9 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (35.00%) SQL
10 14 (35.00%) Linux
10 14 (35.00%) DevOps
10 14 (35.00%) Slack
11 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
11 13 (32.50%) MongoDB
12 12 (30.00%) NoSQL
12 12 (30.00%) Node.js
12 12 (30.00%) Open Source
12 12 (30.00%) Cucumber
12 12 (30.00%) BDD
12 12 (30.00%) MySQL
12 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
12 12 (30.00%) Coaching
12 12 (30.00%) Microservices
13 11 (27.50%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (25.00%) Python
15 9 (22.50%) C++
15 9 (22.50%) HTML
15 9 (22.50%) CSS

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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.00%) CMS
2 4 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (10.00%) WordPress
3 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.00%) JBoss
4 2 (5.00%) nginx
5 1 (2.50%) Apache
5 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) LaTeX
2 3 (7.50%) Camtasia
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) Slack
2 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.00%) CloudFront
4 2 (5.00%) OpenShift
4 2 (5.00%) Trello
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) MongoDB
1 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (30.00%) MySQL
2 12 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.00%) Redis
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (95.00%) JIRA
2 27 (67.50%) Git (software)
3 19 (47.50%) Jenkins
4 12 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (17.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (15.00%) Bitbucket
7 5 (12.50%) Gradle
8 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
9 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
9 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
9 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
9 1 (2.50%) JMeter
9 1 (2.50%) jMock
9 1 (2.50%) JUnit
9 1 (2.50%) Maven
9 1 (2.50%) Mockito
9 1 (2.50%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (7.50%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Android Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Java Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Author
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Author
7 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Python Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) REST
2 12 (30.00%) Node.js
3 9 (22.50%) CSS
3 9 (22.50%) HTML
4 6 (15.00%) Gherkin
5 5 (12.50%) Android NDK
5 5 (12.50%) Android SDK
5 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 5 (12.50%) CSS3
5 5 (12.50%) HTML5
5 5 (12.50%) Ionic Framework
6 4 (10.00%) SOAP
6 4 (10.00%) Sphinx
6 4 (10.00%) XML
7 2 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (5.00%) Middleware
7 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (5.00%) YAML
8 1 (2.50%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Online Games
3 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Android
4 4 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (42.50%) TDD
3 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.00%) DevOps
5 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
6 12 (30.00%) BDD
6 12 (30.00%) Coaching
6 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 12 (30.00%) Microservices
6 12 (30.00%) Open Source
7 9 (22.50%) SDLC
8 8 (20.00%) SFIA
9 7 (17.50%) User Stories
10 6 (15.00%) OWASP
11 5 (12.50%) Android Development
11 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
12 4 (10.00%) Analytics
12 4 (10.00%) Content Management
12 4 (10.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.00%) SQL
4 10 (25.00%) Python
5 9 (22.50%) C++
6 6 (15.00%) C
7 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 4 (10.00%) Fortran
9 2 (5.00%) Groovy
9 2 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.50%) Ansible
2 3 (7.50%) Puppet
3 2 (5.00%) Packer
4 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.50%) Salt
4 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.00%) New Relic
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Pega
3 2 (5.00%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.50%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) WSO2