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 3 months to 26 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 101 89
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 12 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.86% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.94% 0.77% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -25.00%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 202 259 260
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.47% 14.66% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 154 171
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Median hourly rate £31.00 £36.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +97.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £36.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £40.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 21 (100.00%) JIRA
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) Games
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) .NET
3 7 (33.33%) CSS
3 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (33.33%) HTML5
3 7 (33.33%) CSS3
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) C#
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) MVC
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) HP
6 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (19.05%) QA
6 4 (19.05%) Atlassian

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 4 (19.05%) Umbraco
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (4.76%) CloudFront
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) VoIP
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Redis
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (19.05%) Bitbucket
4 4 (19.05%) Gradle
4 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 3 (14.29%) Selenium
5 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
6 2 (9.52%) IntelliJ
6 2 (9.52%) JUnit
7 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (4.76%) JMeter
7 1 (4.76%) jMock
7 1 (4.76%) JProfiler
7 1 (4.76%) Maven
7 1 (4.76%) Mockito
7 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
7 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (42.86%) Games
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Android Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Java Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Manual Tester
3 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
1 7 (33.33%) CSS
1 7 (33.33%) CSS3
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
1 7 (33.33%) HTML5
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (19.05%) jQuery
3 3 (14.29%) Android NDK
3 3 (14.29%) Android SDK
3 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 3 (14.29%) Ionic Framework
3 3 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.52%) REST
4 2 (9.52%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE
5 1 (4.76%) JDBC
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) iPad
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile Games
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Life Science
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Android
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) MVC
5 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Android Development
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
6 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
7 2 (9.52%) DevOps
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) High Availability
7 2 (9.52%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) QA Automation
7 2 (9.52%) Secure Coding
7 2 (9.52%) TDD
8 1 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) C
5 3 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Packer
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
1 4 (19.05%) HP
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) New Relic
3 1 (4.76%) Perforce
3 1 (4.76%) SaltStack
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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