The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 51 57
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 20 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.16% 2.21% 2.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.08% 8.90% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 18
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 £400 £402 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 142 146 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 22.43% 24.83% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 106 123
Median daily rate £525 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Median hourly rate £10.50 £12.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -36.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.15 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £15.40 £116.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Oxfordshire

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Oxford +5 14 £425 -5.55% 1
Kidlington -3 2 £416 -7.50%
Confluence
South East

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

1 28 (100.00%) JIRA
2 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
4 17 (60.71%) Regression Testing
5 14 (50.00%) Test Management
5 14 (50.00%) SaaS
6 13 (46.43%) Test Strategy
6 13 (46.43%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (42.86%) ITIL
7 12 (42.86%) Open Source
7 12 (42.86%) Waterfall
8 11 (39.29%) Matrix Organization
8 11 (39.29%) Matrix Management
9 10 (35.71%) ISTQB
9 10 (35.71%) ISEB
10 5 (17.86%) Atlassian
10 5 (17.86%) Java
10 5 (17.86%) Publishing
10 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
10 5 (17.86%) SDLC
11 4 (14.29%) API Testing
11 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
11 4 (14.29%) BDD
11 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
11 4 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
11 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
11 4 (14.29%) Gherkin
11 4 (14.29%) Big Data
11 4 (14.29%) HP
11 4 (14.29%) JMeter

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.57%) JBoss
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 4 (14.29%) JMeter
2 4 (14.29%) JUnit
2 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 4 (14.29%) Selenium
2 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.57%) GitLab
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (17.86%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Test Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Developer
3 5 (17.86%) JIRA Developer
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Scala Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 4 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (7.14%) SaaS Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Salesforce Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Transformation
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Transformation Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.57%) Spring Boot
2 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.57%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Semantic Web
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
3 17 (60.71%) Regression Testing
4 14 (50.00%) Test Management
5 13 (46.43%) Test Strategy
6 12 (42.86%) ITIL
6 12 (42.86%) Open Source
6 12 (42.86%) Waterfall
7 11 (39.29%) Matrix Management
7 11 (39.29%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
8 5 (17.86%) SDLC
9 4 (14.29%) API Testing
9 4 (14.29%) BDD
9 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (14.29%) SOA
9 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 4 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (14.29%) TDD
9 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.29%) Scala
3 2 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) ISEB
1 10 (35.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Kibana
1 1 (3.57%) Packer
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (17.86%) Atlassian
3 4 (14.29%) HP