Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 July 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 111 104
Rank change year-on-year +34 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing Confluence 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.32% 0.054% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.87% 0.33% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Reading median daily rate £450 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15% +160.00%
10th Percentile £410 £463 £268
90th Percentile £510 £488 £348
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £200 £325
% change year-on-year +112.50% -38.46% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £31.50 - -

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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 214 307 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.00% 16.73% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 190 194
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £258 £262 £263
90th Percentile £588 £539 £509
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 10
Reading median hourly rate £19.66 £25.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.36% +40.85% +4.41%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.20 £13.45
90th Percentile £56.76 £49.52 £40.44
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.00% -19.35% -11.43%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Reading

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Reading

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

1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Sass
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (25.00%) Grunt
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (25.00%) Celery
4 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) gulp

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (25.00%) Grunt
4 1 (25.00%) gulp
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Developer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA Architect
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Python Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Celery
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Django
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) API Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft