Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 88 106
Rank change year-on-year +10 +18 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 14 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.11% 0.50% 0.051%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.48% 2.90% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Reading median daily rate £400 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +53.85% -
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £288
% change year-on-year +11.11% +56.52% +15.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.50 - £175.00

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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 216 241 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.16% 17.09% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 111 225
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.98% +4.88%
10th Percentile £300 £235 £263
90th Percentile £570 £575 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 10
Reading median hourly rate £18.11 £30.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.65% +1.69% +63.89%
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.65 £15.25
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.65 £68.09
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -29.41% -29.17% +35.21%

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

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Reading over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 13 (92.86%) JIRA
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Linux
3 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) IIS
3 10 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 10 (71.43%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) C++
3 10 (71.43%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 10 (71.43%) Eclipse
3 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 10 (71.43%) Maven
3 10 (71.43%) Multithreading
3 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (71.43%) TeamCity
3 10 (71.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (71.43%) REST
3 10 (71.43%) NuGet
3 10 (71.43%) Low Latency
3 10 (71.43%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (71.43%) Opsview
3 10 (71.43%) Microservices
3 10 (71.43%) CQL

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 10 (71.43%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) HipChat
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (64.29%) IaaS
2 9 (64.29%) PaaS
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
1 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) JIRA
2 10 (71.43%) Eclipse
2 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (71.43%) Maven
2 10 (71.43%) NuGet
2 10 (71.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (71.43%) TeamCity
2 10 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
1 10 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
1 10 (71.43%) REST
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Low Latency
2 10 (71.43%) Microservices
2 10 (71.43%) Multithreading
3 9 (64.29%) Change Control
3 9 (64.29%) SDLC
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
1 10 (71.43%) C++
1 10 (71.43%) CQL
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) ISO 9001
1 9 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) GDPR
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Opsview
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle