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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 34 33 40
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.15% 0.42% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.91% 1.75% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59%  
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 Oxford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 55 57 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 19.71% 24.05% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 45 68
Median daily rate £500 £299 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -30.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £483 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 12
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

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

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Oxford over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Oxford

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) JIRA
2 10 (58.82%) Waterfall
3 9 (52.94%) Publishing
4 8 (47.06%) Data Analysis
5 7 (41.18%) Migration
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) Project Management
8 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (23.53%) Informatics
8 4 (23.53%) Test Management
8 4 (23.53%) SaaS
8 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 3 (17.65%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
9 3 (17.65%) User Stories
9 3 (17.65%) Liquibase
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (17.65%) Matrix Management
9 3 (17.65%) Open Source
9 3 (17.65%) BPMN
9 3 (17.65%) Semantic Web
9 3 (17.65%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
9 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
9 3 (17.65%) Big Data
9 3 (17.65%) Customer Insight
9 3 (17.65%) Talend

Confluence
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Big Data
1 3 (17.65%) MS Access
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) Snowflake Schema
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Liquibase
2 3 (17.65%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (52.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Software Project Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Data Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Database Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Development Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Development Project Manager
4 3 (17.65%) ETL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) MySQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Development Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Software Development Project Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Software Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
1 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Semantic Web
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Waterfall
3 8 (47.06%) Data Analysis
4 7 (41.18%) Migration
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) Informatics
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (23.53%) Test Management
7 3 (17.65%) BPMN
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (17.65%) Customer Insight
7 3 (17.65%) Matrix Management
7 3 (17.65%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (17.65%) Open Source
7 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
7 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (17.65%) Talend