Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 102 147
Rank change year-on-year +4 +45 -2
Contract jobs citing Confluence 54 38 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.74% 1.34% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.56% 8.52% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 9
Manchester median daily rate £400 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +33.33% -19.51%
10th Percentile £156 £325 £312
90th Percentile £588 £622 £455
North West median daily rate £400 £535 £425
% change year-on-year -25.23% +25.88% -4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 467 446 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.06% 15.69% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 269 339
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.37%
10th Percentile £176 £181 £213
90th Percentile £625 £600 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £398
% change year-on-year +3.23% -2.70% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 16
Manchester median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +12.68% +22.41%
10th Percentile £11.19 £10.61 £14.44
90th Percentile £185.00 £128.75 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £22.83 £27.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -15.46% +77.05% -9.44%

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 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 53 (98.15%) JIRA
2 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 27 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 26 (48.15%) Java
5 19 (35.19%) Test Automation
6 17 (31.48%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
7 15 (27.78%) Scrum
7 15 (27.78%) TDD
8 14 (25.93%) Spring
8 14 (25.93%) Selenium
8 14 (25.93%) Docker
9 13 (24.07%) jQuery
10 12 (22.22%) Unix
10 12 (22.22%) DevOps
11 11 (20.37%) BDD
11 11 (20.37%) Microservices
12 10 (18.52%) Kubernetes
12 10 (18.52%) SDLC
12 10 (18.52%) Bitbucket
12 10 (18.52%) Linux
12 10 (18.52%) Python
12 10 (18.52%) SQL
12 10 (18.52%) HTML
12 10 (18.52%) CSS
13 9 (16.67%) Groovy
13 9 (16.67%) Ansible
13 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (16.67%) Node.js

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 (9.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) nginx
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) InVision
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 17 (31.48%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.96%) GitHub
4 4 (7.41%) OpenShift
4 4 (7.41%) Slack
5 2 (3.70%) IaaS
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.85%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.85%) Route 53
6 1 (1.85%) Serverless
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) MySQL
2 7 (12.96%) MongoDB
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) Blockchain
4 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) Pentaho
4 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 53 (98.15%) JIRA
2 27 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 27 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 14 (25.93%) Selenium
4 10 (18.52%) Bitbucket
5 8 (14.81%) Mockito
6 7 (12.96%) Cucumber
6 7 (12.96%) JUnit
6 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
7 6 (11.11%) TestNG
8 5 (9.26%) Artifactory
8 5 (9.26%) JMeter
8 5 (9.26%) SoapUI
8 5 (9.26%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (9.26%) SpecFlow
8 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (7.41%) TeamCity
10 3 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (5.56%) Hudson
11 2 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (9.26%) Games
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Tester
4 6 (11.11%) Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Automation Tester
5 5 (9.26%) Data Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Developer in Test
5 5 (9.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.56%) UI Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) Spring
2 13 (24.07%) jQuery
3 10 (18.52%) CSS
3 10 (18.52%) HTML
4 9 (16.67%) Node.js
5 8 (14.81%) Swagger
6 7 (12.96%) SOAP
6 7 (12.96%) XML
7 6 (11.11%) JSON
7 6 (11.11%) React
7 6 (11.11%) Spring Boot
7 6 (11.11%) Web Services
8 5 (9.26%) RAML
8 5 (9.26%) REST
8 5 (9.26%) RESTful
9 4 (7.41%) CSS3
9 4 (7.41%) HTML5
9 4 (7.41%) Kafka
10 3 (5.56%) Gherkin
10 3 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) iPad
2 5 (9.26%) Mobile Games
3 4 (7.41%) Blog
4 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.56%) User Experience
5 2 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.85%) Clustering
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.85%) Online Games
6 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.85%) Social Media
6 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Unix
2 10 (18.52%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Windows
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.19%) Test Automation
3 15 (27.78%) Scrum
3 15 (27.78%) TDD
4 12 (22.22%) DevOps
5 11 (20.37%) BDD
5 11 (20.37%) Microservices
6 10 (18.52%) SDLC
7 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.11%) Coaching
8 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 5 (9.26%) Analytical Thinking
9 5 (9.26%) API Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (9.26%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (9.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 5 (9.26%) Kanban
9 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.26%) Test Management
9 5 (9.26%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) Java
2 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.52%) Python
3 10 (18.52%) SQL
4 9 (16.67%) Groovy
5 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.70%) C#
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Kubernetes
2 9 (16.67%) Ansible
3 5 (9.26%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (9.26%) Puppet
3 5 (9.26%) Terraform
4 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.85%) Grafana
5 1 (1.85%) Graylog
5 1 (1.85%) Kibana
5 1 (1.85%) logstash
5 1 (1.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Blue Prism
2 5 (9.26%) HP
2 5 (9.26%) IBM
3 4 (7.41%) Apiary
3 4 (7.41%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.56%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.70%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat