Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 85 93
Rank change year-on-year +30 +8 -23
Contract jobs citing Confluence 51 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.12% 1.64% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.17% 6.60% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 17 15
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £375 £398 £300
90th Percentile £570 £538 £433
South East median daily rate £478 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +12.35% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -17.78% - -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 266 318 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 21.49% 24.90% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 237 217
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £466 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.12% +41.21% -26.67%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £170
90th Percentile £577 £575 £520
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.72% -2.50% +25.00%
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.04% +21.62% +13.57%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Oxford +21 36 £493 +9.44% 4
Kidlington +2 9 £500 +11.11%
Confluence
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 50 (98.04%) JIRA
2 43 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (54.90%) Scrum
4 26 (50.98%) Test Automation
5 22 (43.14%) Kanban
5 22 (43.14%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (33.33%) Java
7 16 (31.37%) Regression Testing
7 16 (31.37%) Software Delivery
8 15 (29.41%) JUnit
8 15 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (27.45%) QA
9 14 (27.45%) API Testing
9 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
10 12 (23.53%) Test Strategy
10 12 (23.53%) Test Management
10 12 (23.53%) Open Source
10 12 (23.53%) SaaS
10 12 (23.53%) Web Services
10 12 (23.53%) ITIL
10 12 (23.53%) Change Management
10 12 (23.53%) Publishing
11 11 (21.57%) SOAP
11 11 (21.57%) SQL
11 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (19.61%) Waterfall
12 10 (19.61%) SoapUI
12 10 (19.61%) Talend Open Studio
12 10 (19.61%) Matrix Management

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 2 (3.92%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.96%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) Mongoose
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (23.53%) SaaS
3 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Intranet
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Big Data
1 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (98.04%) JIRA
2 15 (29.41%) JUnit
3 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
4 10 (19.61%) Maven
4 10 (19.61%) SoapUI
4 10 (19.61%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (11.76%) Cucumber
5 6 (11.76%) Selenium
6 4 (7.84%) JMeter
6 4 (7.84%) LoadRunner
6 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.92%) FrontPage
7 2 (3.92%) GitLab
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 12 (23.53%) Publishing
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Analyst
1 10 (19.61%) Test Manager
2 9 (17.65%) Scrum Master
3 8 (15.69%) Tester
4 6 (11.76%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Agile Product Owner
5 5 (9.80%) Product Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Product Business Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Product Owner
5 5 (9.80%) QA Tester
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Scrum Product Owner
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Product Owner
6 4 (7.84%) Software Project Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Test Leader
6 4 (7.84%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) Web Services
2 11 (21.57%) SOAP
3 6 (11.76%) Velocity
4 5 (9.80%) Gherkin
5 3 (5.88%) REST
6 2 (3.92%) Classic ASP
6 2 (3.92%) jQuery
6 2 (3.92%) React
6 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.96%) CSS
7 1 (1.96%) Express
7 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.96%) HTML
7 1 (1.96%) JSP
7 1 (1.96%) JSTL
7 1 (1.96%) KeystoneJS
7 1 (1.96%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (1.96%) Node.js
7 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.92%) Wiki
3 1 (1.96%) New Media
3 1 (1.96%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Unix
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (54.90%) Scrum
3 26 (50.98%) Test Automation
4 22 (43.14%) Kanban
5 16 (31.37%) Regression Testing
5 16 (31.37%) Software Delivery
6 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (27.45%) API Testing
8 12 (23.53%) Change Management
8 12 (23.53%) ITIL
8 12 (23.53%) Open Source
8 12 (23.53%) Test Management
8 12 (23.53%) Test Strategy
9 10 (19.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (19.61%) Matrix Management
9 10 (19.61%) Matrix Organization
9 10 (19.61%) Test Planning
9 10 (19.61%) Waterfall
10 9 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
10 9 (17.65%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Java
2 11 (21.57%) SQL
3 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.96%) C-shell
4 1 (1.96%) ES6
4 1 (1.96%) Python
4 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) ISEB
1 10 (19.61%) ISTQB
2 6 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Packer
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
1 2 (3.92%) Terraform
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
2 1 (1.96%) Kibana
2 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (19.61%) Talend
3 4 (7.84%) HP
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds