The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 39 39 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.06% 0.54% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.76% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £424
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.29%  
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 41 50 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 10.85% 13.51% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 56
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Confluence in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Northamptonshire

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton 0 4 - -
Confluence
East Midlands

Confluence
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) IIBA
2 3 (75.00%) CBAP
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Finance Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) CMS Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CBAP
1 3 (75.00%) IIBA
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian