Period
to 17 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 137 151
Rank change year-on-year +33 +14 -30
Contract jobs citing Confluence 42 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.50% 0.41% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.48% 2.77% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 9
Manchester median daily rate £500 £419 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% +123.33% -62.50%
10th Percentile £458 £363 £171
90th Percentile £617 £475 £263
North West median daily rate £500 £425 £320
% change year-on-year +17.65% +32.81% -32.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £61.25 - -
North West median hourly rate £61.25 - -

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 443 469 660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.80% 14.67% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 304 349
Manchester median daily rate £400 £384 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% -4.06% +14.29%
10th Percentile £255 £258 £213
90th Percentile £606 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £383 £400
% change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 42
Manchester median hourly rate £14.46 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.63% -4.48% +4.69%
10th Percentile £10.92 £14.38 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £23.17 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £14.86 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.69% -23.79% +15.80%

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 January 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 January 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 +6 4 - - 2
Confluence
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 40 (95.24%) JIRA
2 23 (54.76%) Git (software)
3 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (47.62%) Java
3 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 19 (45.24%) TDD
4 19 (45.24%) Jenkins
5 18 (42.86%) REST
5 18 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 18 (42.86%) DevOps
6 15 (35.71%) Slack
6 15 (35.71%) NoSQL
6 15 (35.71%) BDD
7 14 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 13 (30.95%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (30.95%) SQL
8 13 (30.95%) MySQL
8 13 (30.95%) Linux
8 13 (30.95%) MongoDB
8 13 (30.95%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (30.95%) Open Source
8 13 (30.95%) Cucumber
8 13 (30.95%) Mentoring
8 13 (30.95%) Coaching
8 13 (30.95%) Microservices
8 13 (30.95%) Node.js
9 12 (28.57%) Python
10 11 (26.19%) Atlassian
11 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (23.81%) Bitbucket

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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.52%) CMS
2 4 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (9.52%) WordPress
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) LaTeX
2 3 (7.14%) Camtasia
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) Slack
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (14.29%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.76%) GitHub
4 2 (4.76%) Trello
5 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) NoSQL
2 13 (30.95%) MongoDB
2 13 (30.95%) MySQL
2 13 (30.95%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 40 (95.24%) JIRA
2 23 (54.76%) Git (software)
3 19 (45.24%) Jenkins
4 13 (30.95%) Cucumber
5 10 (23.81%) Bitbucket
6 8 (19.05%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.76%) ClearCase
7 2 (4.76%) ClearQuest
7 2 (4.76%) Gatling
7 2 (4.76%) Gradle
7 2 (4.76%) JMeter
7 2 (4.76%) Maven
7 2 (4.76%) Selenium
7 2 (4.76%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.38%) JUnit
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Software Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Author
6 4 (9.52%) Java Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Author
7 3 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) JIRA Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Python Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Android Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) REST
2 13 (30.95%) Node.js
3 6 (14.29%) CSS
3 6 (14.29%) Gherkin
3 6 (14.29%) HTML
3 6 (14.29%) YAML
4 4 (9.52%) Sphinx
4 4 (9.52%) XML
5 3 (7.14%) Middleware
5 3 (7.14%) SOAP
6 2 (4.76%) Android NDK
6 2 (4.76%) Android SDK
6 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.76%) CSS3
6 2 (4.76%) HTML5
6 2 (4.76%) Ionic Framework
7 1 (2.38%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Wiki
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) TDD
3 18 (42.86%) DevOps
3 18 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 15 (35.71%) BDD
5 14 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 13 (30.95%) Coaching
6 13 (30.95%) Mentoring
6 13 (30.95%) Microservices
6 13 (30.95%) Open Source
7 10 (23.81%) SDLC
8 9 (21.43%) SFIA
9 8 (19.05%) User Stories
10 6 (14.29%) OWASP
11 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (11.90%) Scrum
12 4 (9.52%) Content Management
12 4 (9.52%) Data Analytics
12 4 (9.52%) Kanban
12 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) Java
1 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 13 (30.95%) SQL
3 12 (28.57%) Python
4 6 (14.29%) C++
4 6 (14.29%) Groovy
5 4 (9.52%) Fortran
6 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.52%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.38%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) Salt
3 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Atlassian
2 4 (9.52%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.76%) AppDynamics
3 2 (4.76%) Pega
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.38%) WSO2