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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
North West / Manchester
Rank 83 86 87
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 9 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.68% 0.84% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.17% 5.60% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 8
Median daily rate £300 £306 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -35.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £188 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% -16.66%  

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 216 268 264
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 16.31% 15.03% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 133 133
Median daily rate £375 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £243 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Median hourly rate £15.75 £40.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.62% +185.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £20.57 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £190.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

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 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Manchester

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 20 (100.00%) JIRA
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) Java
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 11 (55.00%) Scrum
5 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (40.00%) Linux
7 7 (35.00%) XML
7 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
7 7 (35.00%) BDD
7 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (30.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (25.00%) .NET
9 5 (25.00%) HTML
9 5 (25.00%) CSS
9 5 (25.00%) REST
9 5 (25.00%) TDD
9 5 (25.00%) Atlassian
10 4 (20.00%) Kanban
10 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
10 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
10 4 (20.00%) Open Source
10 4 (20.00%) JUnit
10 4 (20.00%) MySQL
10 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL

Confluence
Top Related 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 3 (15.00%) nginx
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Slack
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (15.00%) CloudFront
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (15.00%) Redis
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) JIRA
2 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (20.00%) JUnit
5 3 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (15.00%) Bitbucket
5 3 (15.00%) Jasmine
5 3 (15.00%) Selenium
5 3 (15.00%) Vagrant
5 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (5.00%) Gradle
7 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
7 1 (5.00%) JProfiler
7 1 (5.00%) Maven
7 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Digital Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SOA Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) CSS
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) REST
3 4 (20.00%) Node.js
4 3 (15.00%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (10.00%) CSS3
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) jQuery
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.00%) Spring
6 1 (5.00%) WSDL
6 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (10.00%) iPad
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Life Science
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) CentOS
4 2 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) BDD
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) DevOps
6 4 (20.00%) Kanban
6 4 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) User Stories
7 3 (15.00%) Business Process Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) Competitor Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 2 (10.00%) High Availability
8 2 (10.00%) MVC
8 2 (10.00%) OO
8 2 (10.00%) QA Automation
8 2 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.00%) PHP
3 3 (15.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) XPath
5 1 (5.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) MCP
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Ansible
1 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.00%) Packer
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.00%) New Relic
3 3 (15.00%) SaltStack
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Perforce
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
Manchester, Lancashire
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