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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 - 74
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% - 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.88% - 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £525 - £294
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £395
% change year-on-year - +13.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.28% -22.22%  

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 114 177 171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 16.81% 17.20% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 118 100
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £256 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £9.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +511.11% -73.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £9.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.46 £9.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +13.23% -15.77%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 29 April 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 5 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Wiki
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Scala
3 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (60.00%) MapReduce
3 3 (60.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (60.00%) Neo4j
3 3 (60.00%) Big Data
3 3 (60.00%) Hortonworks
3 3 (60.00%) Kafka
3 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Pig
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (60.00%) OrientDB
3 3 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Spark

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 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Pig
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) Neo4j
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (60.00%) OrientDB
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (20.00%) Protractor
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Data Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Kafka
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Celery
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Django
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (60.00%) Wiki
2 2 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) MapReduce
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) OOD
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) API Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Scala
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Hortonworks