Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 86 37
Rank change year-on-year +41 -49 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.53% 0.15% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.98% 0.98% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 - £420
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £460
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.81% +8.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% -2.22% -25.00%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 86 102 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 21.99% 15.50% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 74 13
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +37.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £376 £261 £251
90th Percentile £538 £438 £419
UK median daily rate £450 £444 £420
% change year-on-year +1.47% +5.60% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £9.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.33% -
UK median hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.88% - -

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Northern Ireland

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Northern Ireland

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
County Antrim +39 4 £432 - 1
Confluence
UK

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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Bitbucket
3 3 (50.00%) Talend
3 3 (50.00%) Kafka
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (50.00%) Spark SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Ab Initio
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Equities
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) API Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) NoSQL

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Spark SQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Equities
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) API Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Ab Initio
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Talend
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO