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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 52 49 60
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 8 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.47% 0.60% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.90% 3.13% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £424
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.29%  
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 116 96 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 21.25% 19.20% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 77 94
Median daily rate £475 £300 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -26.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £477 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 20
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 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 +1 6 £425 -5.55%
Confluence
South East

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 29 (100.00%) JIRA
2 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (51.72%) Data Analysis
4 14 (48.28%) SQL
5 13 (44.83%) Waterfall
6 12 (41.38%) Publishing
6 12 (41.38%) Migration
7 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
7 8 (27.59%) ETL
7 8 (27.59%) Snowflake Schema
7 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (27.59%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
7 8 (27.59%) Customer Insight
7 8 (27.59%) Talend
7 8 (27.59%) Liquibase
7 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (24.14%) Intranet
8 7 (24.14%) Project Management
8 7 (24.14%) MS Access
8 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (24.14%) Workflow
9 6 (20.69%) BPMN
9 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (17.24%) SaaS
10 5 (17.24%) Test Management
11 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
11 4 (13.79%) Economics
11 4 (13.79%) Matrix Management

Confluence
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Snowflake Schema
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2014
2 7 (24.14%) MS Access
3 3 (10.34%) Big Data
3 3 (10.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (100.00%) JIRA
2 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 8 (27.59%) Liquibase
2 8 (27.59%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (41.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Business Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) ETL Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Project Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Database Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Project Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Software Project Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Data Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Development Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Development Project Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Software Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Test Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Delivery Project Manager
6 3 (10.34%) MySQL Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Software Development Project Manager
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
1 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (3.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Semantic Web
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Data Analysis
3 13 (44.83%) Waterfall
4 12 (41.38%) Migration
5 8 (27.59%) Customer Insight
5 8 (27.59%) ETL
6 7 (24.14%) Project Management
6 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (24.14%) Workflow
7 6 (20.69%) BPMN
7 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (17.24%) Test Management
9 4 (13.79%) Economics
9 4 (13.79%) Informatics
9 4 (13.79%) Matrix Management
9 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Scrum
9 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
1 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Talend
2 4 (13.79%) Salesforce.com
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