The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 27 June 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.

Confluence
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 39 39
Rank change year-on-year +5 0  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 14 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.36% 2.30% 2.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.54% 8.75% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 9
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £410 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £492 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £418
% change year-on-year - +7.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.35 - -

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 Oxford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 65 80 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 20.25% 26.23% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 58 63
Median daily rate £540 £475 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.68% +16.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 20 (100.00%) JIRA
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (50.00%) Test Management
4 10 (50.00%) SaaS
4 10 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (45.00%) ITIL
5 9 (45.00%) Open Source
5 9 (45.00%) Test Strategy
6 8 (40.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (35.00%) Matrix Organization
7 7 (35.00%) Matrix Management
7 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
7 7 (35.00%) ISEB
8 5 (25.00%) Atlassian
9 4 (20.00%) Publishing
9 4 (20.00%) .NET
9 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (20.00%) Scala
10 3 (15.00%) Semantic Web
10 3 (15.00%) Big Data
11 2 (10.00%) SDLC
11 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 2 (10.00%) Migration
11 2 (10.00%) Java
11 2 (10.00%) Python
12 1 (5.00%) SOA
12 1 (5.00%) B2B
12 1 (5.00%) HP

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) GitLab
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JMeter
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) JIRA Developer
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Scala Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) SaaS Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Salesforce Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) AWS Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Product Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Product Owner
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Semantic Web
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Test Management
4 9 (45.00%) ITIL
4 9 (45.00%) Open Source
4 9 (45.00%) Test Strategy
5 8 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (35.00%) Matrix Management
6 7 (35.00%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) SDLC
8 1 (5.00%) B2B
8 1 (5.00%) BDD
8 1 (5.00%) Product Management
8 1 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (5.00%) SOA
8 1 (5.00%) UML
8 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (20.00%) Scala
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ISEB
1 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Kibana
1 1 (5.00%) Packer
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) HP